• facebook
  • google
  • pinterest
  • twitter
  • rss

Human Story

Happy Victoria Day!

Happy Victoria Day!

Victoria Day (in French: Fête de la Reine) is a federal Canadian public holiday celebrated on the last Monday preceding…
Victory in Britan

Victory in Britan

THE ROMAN EMPIRE Antoninus Pius augustus, 138 – 161 Sestertius 143-144, Æ 29.61 g. ANTONINVS AVG PI – VS P…
Elephants of Rome

Elephants of Rome

"The elephant is the largest of them all, and in intelligence approaches the nearest to man. It understands the language…
Wonersh Horse, Sun Spiral

Wonersh Horse, Sun Spiral

Wonersh. Dots Type. c.55-45 BC. Gold stater. 18mm. 5.27g. Cruciform motif of beaded bands, two outline crescents back-to-back in centre,…
Happy Monkey New Year!

Happy Monkey New Year!

Here are some Monkey coins for the New Year: Belarus 2015 20 rubles Year of the Monkey 2016 Chinese Lunar Calendar…
Zigzag Horse, clopping

Zigzag Horse, clopping

Celtic. Eastern Europe, Central and southern Hungary. 'Zickzackgruppe'. Silver Tetradrachm (12.36 g), 2nd century BC. Imitating Philip II of Macedonia.…
Obsidional pieces

Obsidional pieces

Today I found out that 'Obsidional' means 'Of or relating to a Siege' per Shorter Oxford. An interesting chap at…
Gold Philong from Annam

Gold Philong from Annam

VIETNAM (ANNAM), Nguyễn dynasty (French Protectorate). Thành Thái. 1889-1907. AV Philong – 6 Tìên (36mm, 22.49 g, 12h). Western-style coinage.…
2 of 8
12345678