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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.…
Haida Matriarchal Orca

Haida Matriarchal Orca

For the Haida the Orca is the most powerful supernatural being of the undersea realm and this SGaana Jaad (Killer…
The Goddess Hera

The Goddess Hera

Hera, ancient Mother, is the Goddess of women and of marriage. She is the daughter of Rhea and Cronus. She is the…
Chrysanthemum 10 Sen

Chrysanthemum 10 Sen

    A beautiful 10 Sen from Japan. 0.7200 silver. I've found out that Japanese dates on coins start with the…
Tincomarus Medusa

Tincomarus Medusa

Atrebates and Regni, Tincomarus, (c.20 BC-AD 10), gold Quarter Stater, 1.18g, 'Medusa' type, tinc in corded tablet, c above, a…
A Stag, Naga and Lakshmi

A Stag, Naga and Lakshmi

Above the Stag is the symbol of Naga the sacred snake. Lakshmi holds a lotus flower. INDIA, Post-Mauryan (Punjab). Kunindas.…
Han Human

Han Human

A coin shaped as a human figure. China. Han dynasty. Around 200 BC to 200 AD. Image thank you Google…
A Gallic Centaur

A Gallic Centaur

Celtic Gaul - a Centaur gold stater (at auction by Nomos) CELTIC, Northwest Gaul. Andecavi. 2nd century BC. Stater (Base…
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