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