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15 Jun 2022

Spain's "Real de a Ocho" Coin and Colonial XVIIIth Century Bankruptcy

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If you find a Spanish Charles II Real, keep it safe. It is highly sought by most European collectors and many other enthusiasts.

27 May 2022

1962 Iran 5 Rials Coin

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Issued during Mohammad Reza Pahlavi's administration, this magnificent coin brings us a shining lion holding a sword doing the job of a Coat of Arms on its obverse. The coin is minted in Arabic presenting its denomination, year of issue on its reverse and the Republic's name.The name of the currency of Iran is the Rial which is subdivided in dinars, for example 1 Rial = 100 Dinars.The current rate of exchange is1 USD = 42,400.00 Rials. There is no specific sign for the Iranian currency, but the World monetary code is IRR.

26 May 2022

1979 Argentina 50 Pesos Coin

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Argentina ran a military campaign through the Patagonian desert against local indigenous peoples from 1870 to 1884. The largest and definite conquest was fought in 1879.

25 May 2022

1987 Mexico 500 Pesos Coin

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The design of this large type coin brings the National Coat of Arms of Mexico on its obverse, with its legendary eagle killing a serpent. The coin's reverse shows the image of President Francisco Madero. A short-lived presidency, Madero successfully took over Porfirio Díaz government to try to enhance the Nation's democratic stability. His term lasted from November 1911 to February 1913.The coin is impressive for its design of yet modern and conservative style. It is minted with the known symbol of $ besides the denomination of 500 "pesos" and the usage of this familiar symbol should not be confused with the US Dollar notation mark.

24 May 2022

1974 Dominican Republic 5 Centavos Coin

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The currency of the Dominican Republic for this year of 1974 was the Peso or the Peso Oro. Its change rate at that time in USD was:1974 Dominican Peso = 35.7294 US Dollar, according to "exchangerates.org" facts and figures.Within this year 1974 and throughout the following decades, the economy of the Dominicans strived from services, mostly tied to tourism, to low exportation of coffee, refined sugar and agricultural products.

23 May 2022

1973 United Arab Emirates 1 Dirham Coin

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The currency of the United Arab Emirates is known as the "Dirham" since 1973 when it replaced the Dubai and Qatar "Riyal."The Dirham's monetary code is AED and is valued as 1 dirham = 100 fils. This beautiful type of coin was issued under President Zayed Al Nahyan, Sultan of the Emirates.

22 May 2022

2000 & 2009 East Caribbean Islands 10 Cents

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These beautiful ten cents coins run into two different aspects of Queen Elizabeth II's images. The depiction of the Queen is brought to reality by a margin of almost ten years.

20 May 2022

1979 Trinidad and Tobago 10 Cents Coin

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Since 1962, the beautiful two-islands sisters of Trinidad and Tobago became an official Republic. The islands have an intense rich historical development being discovered in 1498 by Christopher Columbus, this becoming a dominion or colony of Spain until 1797. Settled by French from the surrouding Caribbean islands and British sdministration until its full independence.A nice attractive coin, bearing the Coat of Arms and a rather know flower in the Caribbean, know as the fire hibiscus. Beautifully minted it is very important to have as a collector.The currency of Trinidad and Tobago is the Trinidad/Tobago Dollar. Its international symbol is The TT$ and it runs an equivalency of .15 to a USD.


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