Louis XIII introduced in France a new gold-coin standard called Louis d’or. This is one of the first commemorative coins issued with this standard.
The short period where these early-phase gold coins were minted and the fact that they were later on melted, make the “heavy stater” to be very rare.
The 8 reales from Segovia, 1683 is the last time Spanish silver coin where the Portuguese coat of arms is depicted.
Aelia Eudoxia married the Byzantine Emperor Arcadius. She had the right to depict her image in coins until her death on 6 October 404.
In this aureus from Mediolanum (Milan), Aurelian appears wearing a cuirass and a laurel wreath. The reverse shows war god Mars and a captive seated.
The Delphi tridrachm is a very rare coin: only 14 specimens are known to exist and almost all of them can be traced back to the day they were found.