• Louis XIII, Quatre Louis d’or by Jean Warin

    Louis XIII, Quatre Louis d’or by Jean Warin

    Por el 21 May, 2017

    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.

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  • Kroisos Heavy Stater

    Croesus Heavy Stater

    Por el 17 May, 2017

    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.

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  • 8 reales Segovia 1683 (both sides)

    8 reales Segovia 1683

    Por el 14 May, 2017

    The 8 reales from Segovia, 1683 is the last time Spanish silver coin where the Portuguese coat of arms is depicted.

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  • Solidus of Aelia Eudoxia, Constantinople

    Solidus of Aelia Eudoxia, Constantinople

    Por el 6 May, 2017

    Aelia Eudoxia married the Byzantine Emperor Arcadius. She had the right to depict her image in coins until her death on 6 October 404.

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  • Aureus of Aurelian, Mediolanum

    Aureus of Aurelian, Mediolanum

    Por el 5 May, 2017

    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.

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  • Delphi Tridrachm

    Delphi tridrachm

    Por el 5 May, 2017

    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.

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