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22 Mar 2023

2022 UK 2£ Silver Coin

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For further details about this item and others please visit my collections section.

08 Feb 2023

1966 Viet Nam 5 Dong Coin

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The Military Revolutionary Council of South Viet Nam issued this nicely minted 5 Dõng Coin in 1966. They, along with other currency were supossed to circulate until 1970 or 71.

20 Dec 2022

1958 Haiti 5 Centimes Coin

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François Duvalier, whose likeness appears on this coin's obverse, was President of the Republic of Haiti from 1957 until his death in 1971. His dictatorship marked this country forever. Yet, his face is profiled looking left on this coin.This 5 centimes coin is 5/100th of a Haitian Gourde, the official currency's name. It also bears the National Coat of Arms. Small designed but clever in details and sharp motifs. This is one of the many minted in Philadelphia, PA.

24 Nov 2022

1988 Canada Quarter

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The Canadian Dollar, with banking code CAD$, is the currency of Canada. Its features in both coinage and paper-money mostly render honor to the British Monarchy, even though Canada is a free country. The monetary tradition keeps the Royal Canadian Mint and other financial entities observant of the British currency standards when it comes to design and printing or engraving the national currency. The issuance of monetary items in Canada though are launched in a different value of the British currency, is also tied to the design features of the United Kingdom when depicting the ruler of the British throne. This is why, the depiction of late Queen Elizabeth II has evolved thru time in the Canadian currency as well as the rest of the British allied commonwealths.A beautiful Canadian Quarter, this 1988 coin features the late Queen's face on her 35th year at the throne and a well known symbol of the Canadian "Caribou." Enjoy!

22 Nov 2022

1957 (1970) Spain 25 Pesetas Coin

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General Francisco Franco (1892-1975) was acclaimed leader of the National Republic of Spain on October 1st., 1936 and ran the Country with an iron fist until his death on November 20, 1975. His likeness is depicted on this 25 Pesetas coin.Originally authorized by the ruler's mandate in 1957 all coins kept the year of issue hidden inside a *star* symbol near the bottom left close to the 1957 year. Thus the one shown here belongs to 1970's circulation. The renewed state emblem is also included on the other coin's side. Artistic elements removed the monarchic features of the coinage giving a new National Party infussion to the official currency.An interesting coin to keep and share giving an aspect of last century's Spanish development in the registered currencies of the World. Enjoy!

18 Nov 2022

1895 Puerto Rico 1 Peso Silver Coin

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In joyful celebration of the discovery of Puerto Rico on November 19th, 1493.

14 Nov 2022

1965 Mexico 20 "Centavos" Coin

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Along the sixties, and until 1992 the currency of the Republic of Mexico has been the Peso. Divided into 100 "centavos" the Mexican currency engraved and minted for this year brought a revamp of old National emblems in a more sturdy surface and design.On the reverse of this dark bronze-made coin, the revolutionary liberty cap appears center top surrounded by strong arrow-like rays, the denomination bellow and a pyramid plus two volcanoes in the backdrop. The obverse carries a bolder depiction of the Coat of Arms of Mexico.Having this nice coin is more than holding its intrinsic value, is a step into Mexican currency history. Enjoy and thanks to all for visiting my blog.


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