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Ancient Roman Coins Found In Japan star
The subject of numismatics is once again rewriting history. It was recently announced that some ancient Roman coins have been found in an archaeological site in Japan. Ten coins, at least six of them are reported to be from the Constantian era.

Ancient Roman Coins of the Septimius Family star
The story behind the coins involves power, murder,politics and sexual deviation. It´s a real life soap opera.

Australia 50 Years Of Decimal star
On St. Valentine's Day 1966, Australia "went decimal." The imperial-based coins and notes that had served the country since federation at the turn of the century were swept aside. They were replaced by new Australian dollars and cents. The two existing Australian mints have contributed coins to mark

Austria Unveils New Niobium Coin star
An Austrian 25 euro silver coin with a niobium core is now available for purchase the Krause Publication’s online store. The new Austrian coin pays tribute to the field of robotics. The Austrian Mint’s Silver Niobium coins were first introduced in 2003 and have become extremely popular among collect

British Coin Collecting star
Tremendous number of books and journals have been published since the 1800s on British Coin collecting hobby. That shows how long this hobby has been around and how highly regarded it is by many numismatists all over the world.

Canadian Coin Collecting: Pleasures vs. Treasures star
In Canada where money the popularity of coins has shown significant increase because the value of the “paper money” tends to deflate as much as 25% to 30% in a short period of time.

Canadian Coin Treasures star
In Canada where the popularity of money and coins has shown significant increase because the value of "paper fiat money" tends to deflate as much as 25% to 30% in a short period of time. For this reason, coin manufacturers in Canada started making different types of coins to partially replace the va

Classic Sports Car Coins star
International Classic Sports Cars is the theme of this Coin Collection issued by the Perth Mint. It is bound to have both Coin Collectors and Sports Car Buffs competing for the 250 sets being issued worldwide.

Coins May Replace Nigerian Notes star
A scarcity of small-denomination cash, inflation, the high cost of production and rampant counterfeiting are many of the reasons why Nigeria is currently considering replacing several bank note denominations with coins. Particularly vocal on this issue is Mustapha Bukar, who represents the Katsina,

Collecting Canadian Coins star
In Canada where money the popularity of coins has shown significant increase because the value of the “paper money” tends to deflate as much as 25% to 30% in a short period of time. For this reason, coin manufacturers in Canada started making different kinds of coins to replace the value that was lo

ISIS Currency Near Reality star
This could be the first step for ISIS to issue its own currency or it could be a new way for the leadership of the organization to make a quick profit. One thing is for certain, ISIS has outlawed the use of the two largest denomination notes issued by Syria.

Maltese Silver Ingot star
This Maltese silver ingot is an extremely rare piece of 9th century Maltese necessity money. The item is a rectangular ingot (22.10x36.03 mm) weighing 29.02 g. It had been produced in occupied Malta in 1800 by French mintmaster, Joseph Lebrun and came with an impeccable pedigree having once been par

Maundy Money an Easter Tradition star
The gifting of Maundy Money to the poor on the day before Good Friday is a British tradition that goes back hundreds of years. These coins are in demand and highly collectible.

Starting A World Coin Collection star
Starting a world coin collection can be an exciting thing. Whetehr you concentrate on older rare coins or newer world coins, your friends and family are sure to be impressed with the various types of coins

The First Coins of the Americas star
The coins of Carlos and Johanna are the first coins of the Americas. One would think that such historic coins would only be found in museums, but they can be found for your private collection.

The French Angel star
Angels have been found in most cultures throughout the ages. Coin Collectors have their Angel, and the stories are incredible.

The Gold Stater of Koson star
An Ancient Greek Coin that looks Roman in its origin? How can this be?

The Greek Athenian Owl star
The artistry and history of this ancient Greek coin makes it a must for every Coin Collection.

The Pobjoy Mint star
If you are a collector of modern issue coinage, and a connoisseur of quality and innovation, then let me introduce you to the Pobjoy Mint.

The Proof Krugerrands of South Africa star
One of the best-kept secrets and least understood groups of coins, by Americans, are the Proof Krugerrands.

The Silver Coinage of the Kingdom of Hawaii star
The Silver Coinage of the Kingdom of Hawaii is considered a numismatic treasure. It was manufactured by the U.S. Mint, and it is scarce, as well as rich in history. That is what Coin Collecting is all about.

Tips on How to Avoid Fraud on Collectible Coins star
Many people enjoy shopping online where there are great buys of coins that can be found. A person may prefer do his shopping while he is at home because it is convenient and time-saving instead of going out looking for stores that sell collectible coins and other souvenirs.

U.S. Imposes Restrictions On Importing Cyprus Type Coins star
ancient coins, cyprus, ancient coin collecting

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