TimB's Blog

07 Apr 2019

Yemen Riyal AH1382 /1963

| TimB

This is a large world silver crown from Yemen. It is 40 mm and 72 percent silver. There were 4.6 million minted, but not widely seen in this grade.

02 Mar 2019

Large World Coins

Coins-World | TimB

This is a one Peso piece from Cuba; it was made by the US mint in Philadelphia. It is called the "ABC Peso", based on a political organization called the "ABC." The group formed hierarchical secretive cells with levels A, B, and C. The secretary of the treasury at the time recommended the name for the silver coin.

04 Jun 2017

Finland 1979, 10 Markkaa

Coins-World | TimB

I really like the designs of these large, crown-sized silver coins from Finland in the 1970s.

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