• 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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  • Drachm of Klazomenai

    Drachm of Klazomenai

    Por el 8 June, 2017

    This beautiful drachm of Klazomenai represents Apollo, the principal God of the city, and a swan, one of his sacred animals.

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  • Trishekel from the Iberian Peninsula

    Trishekel, Iberian Peninsula

    Por el 2 June, 2017

    Trishekels were the biggest silver coins minted by Cartago in the Iberian Peninsula. They are extremely rare and thus their price is difficult to determine.

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  • 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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