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Chichester Cogwheel

Chichester Cogwheel

    Chichester Cogwheel. c.50-40 BC. Gold quarter stater. 12mm. 1.22g. Plain field with ringed-pellet in central cogwheel./ Globular horse…
Gold Tit

Gold Tit

    Gold Tit. c.50-30 BC. Gold quarter stater. 11mm. 1.36g. Plain except for breast-like bulge with ring in centre,…
Rare William Rufus

Rare William Rufus

I  haven't seen many William Rufus pennies yet in my digital and real-life travels. Here is a splendid and extremely…
Carausius Wolf & Twins

Carausius Wolf & Twins

  Carausius. Silver Denarius (3.98 g), Romano-British Emperor, AD 287-293. London, ca. AD 287. IMP I CARAVSIVS P F AVG,…
Carausius RSR

Carausius RSR

RSR in the exergue of Carausius' coins represents lines from Virgil rather than a mintmark. An interesting and detailed review…
Gaulish Quinarius

Gaulish Quinarius

Druid running, looking backwards, brandishing torc and serpent; horse looking backwards, ready. GAUL, Northeast. Treviri. Circa 50-30 BC. AR Quinarius (14mm,…
King Eadmund of All England

King Eadmund of All England

Penny Eadmund Small Cross S.1105, North 688 Two-Line Horizontal type Obverse legend EADMUND REXB York Mint, moneyer Ingelgar (939-941) with…
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…
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