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16 Jul 2018

Coinage of the German Empire-Part 1

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Germany has a history no other country can compare with. For good, and bad. World War one and two, the treaty of Versailles, and during the cold war, East and West Germany. Along with Germany's history to dominate on the world scale, it's coinage is far from dominating, or is it?

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09 Jul 2018

Coinage of the French Empire

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France is one of the oldest, still surviving countryies in the world, along with others in Europe. Because of its long, arduous history, its coinage tells a lot of great history. I recently purchased an 1865 Dix Centimes from the French empire, and you can tell it has been through a lot. From German invasion and occupation, to the Hundred years war, the events of the years influenced the coinage. Here are some facts about the French Franc.

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01 Jul 2018

Canadian Cents

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Earlier in this week, I found part of my Great Grandmother's hoard of old currency. Only the newer part of this collection, still missing those draped bust quarters, it was still filled with old coins from the 40's, 50's, and 60's. But one coin stood out. A 1929 High 9 Canadian one cent piece. This books for about $15. It has a very nice reverse design, it compelled me to learn more about Canadian cents.

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