• Stater from Cyrene

    Por el 11 September, 2017

    A gold stater from Cyrene which represents Nike and Zeus-Ammon, two of the most important deities in the city at that time.

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  • Dinar of Ali Ben Yusuf, Valencia

    Dinar of Ali ibn Yusuf, Valencia

    Por el 26 June, 2017

    Even if this is a gold dinar beautifully preserved, it is not very expensive. Al-Andalus coinage is full of beautiful and cheap gold coins.

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  • Denarius of Caligula and Germanicus. Silver roman coin with a portrait of the Emperor Caligula for one side and his father Germanicus in the other.

    Denarius of Caligula and Germanicus

    Por el 21 June, 2017

    Caligula is always ranked among the worst and cruelest of all Roman emperors. For this, he issued coins representing himself and his father, Germanicus.

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  • Tremissis of Tulga, Córdoba. Gold coin, two faces.

    Tremissis of Tulga, Córdoba

    Por el 18 June, 2017

    Visigothic coinage was mainly based on gold. Its principle denomination was the tremissis, which corresponds to a third of a solidus.

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  • Becker restrike: Aureus of Hostilian

    Becker restrike: Aureus of Hostilian

    Por el 15 June, 2017

    Carl Wilhem Becker is the most famous ancient coin forger. He produced more than 300 different reproductions of classical coins, known as Becker restrikes.

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  • Maundy set 1766

    Maundy set 1766

    Por el 12 June, 2017

    The Royal Mint hammers especial sets of coins known as “Maundy Money” since 1760. These sets were originally offered as gifts to the poor on Maundy Thursday

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