• Silver shekel of the first Jewish War

    Silver shekel, first Jewish War

    Por el 30 May, 2017

    The silver shekel of the first Jewish War against Rome is probably the most famous Jewish coin.

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  • 8 escudos madrid 1635

    8 escudos, Madrid 1635

    Por el 25 May, 2017

    Only 2 specimens of 8 escudo coins from Madrid 1635 are known to exist. Both of them are considered unique variants and were sold by the same auction house.

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  • 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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