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A Beginner`s Guide to Coin Collecting

Coin collecting, numismatics, is a fascinating hobby. It requires very little physical exertion and only as much mental effort as one wishes...

How much were these English Silver coins worth 30 years ago,...

Alfred the Great King of Wessex. AD 871-899, AR Penny, 890-899, Canterbury. Moneyer Biarnulf. 1.18 g. Lunette coinage.

A Policeman Found a Rare Roman Gold Coin With His Metal...

LONDON-One of Britain’s rarest Roman gold coins has been found by a man using a metal detector at a secret location in...

A Unique Gold Penny of Coenwulf Discovered in 2001

A gold penny or mancus of 30 pence of Coenwulf, King of Mercia (796-821 AD) was discovered on October 6th 2004. Found...

Coinage in The New Testament

Numismatists, for the most part, have long valued coins as transcendent relics of the past that bear witness to vanished civilizations and...

Local lord gifted £1.8m

It has been revealed that Lord Ian Stewartby, who resided near Biggar and died in March at the age of 82, left...

GREEK COIN TYPES

In the archaic period a design is normally found only on the obverse of the coin, produced by the lower (anvil) die....