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A META Diobol

A META Diobol

I like the sound of these words: A meta diobol. Thrace, Mesembria AR Diobol. 4th century BC. Facing helmet / META within…

Google Coins

Google Trends is a fascinating place..  I've been playing with some charts with "Coins" as a search term: https://www.google.ca/trends/explore#q=coins The Googe…
Odin head sceat

Odin head sceat

A 'Wodan head' sceatta, minted at 'Hamwic' (modern Southampton) c.720-45. Image thank you CNG http://www.cngcoins.com/  
Magna Carta

Magna Carta

The 800th Anniversary of MAGNA CARTA 800 years of liberty and freedom – a coin struck to celebrate the Magna…
Mother and Child

Mother and Child

Happy Mother's Day! $200 Gold Coin - Mother and Child Royal Canadian Mint Designed by Germaine Amaktoyauk Thank you for…
Transylvanian Horse

Transylvanian Horse

Look at this pronounced 'S' shaped horse from Transylvania"   350, Lot: 303. Estimate $150. EASTERN EUROPE, Imitations of Philip…
Double Leopard of King Edward III, 1344

Double Leopard of King Edward III, 1344

The Fitzwilliam museum has a fascinating page on the elegant and extremely rare Double Leopard of Edward III. http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/dept/coins/exhibitions/CoinoftheMoment/doubleleopard/ Fitzwilliam >…
The Mythic Celtic Horse

The Mythic Celtic Horse

I'm tracing the evolution of the iconic Celtic horse coin of Iron Age Britain. Note these are just my general impressions…
Shapur The Great

Shapur The Great

Shapur The Great, King of Kings, son of Ardashir I , defeated the Roman Emperor Valerian at the Battle of Edessa in…
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