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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.

20 May 2022

2000 Barbados One Cent

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Turn of the century Barbadian cent minted in shiny armor. It depicts the famous Neptune Trident as an island honoring the blessings from the sea it is surrounded by. But this image also evokes the island-nation purpose for its citizens: a government from the people, by the people and for the people contained in its constitutional act.The Barbados cent is no longer produced because of its high cost when evaluated against its worth in the markets. It was left for other higher denomination coinage.The island strives to sustain itself from the revenues of tourism which is always high and seafaring exports and imports. The Coin also bears the beautiful Barbadian Coat of Arms. Enjoy, thanks for your comments.

18 May 2022

1937 Brazil 300 Reís Coin

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Within the Brazilian well-to-do and nobility of the 19th century, opera, theatre and classical music happenings was an utmost venue and a required social standard routine. Opera composer Carlos Gomes is presented looking forward in this beautiful, sturdy and attractive coin's reverseMinted in 1937, the carving of an harp in this coin's obverse makes the onlooker think twice about such an Orisha symbol. However, the purpose of this minting was to glorify a musical subject.

13 May 2022

1971 British 1 New Penny

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Having the Queen's second portrait as a new issue to establish the decimalization of the British sterling pound was an effort carried out from the Finance Ministry as early as 1969 in UK.


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