The 5 yen coin is one denomination of Japanese yen. ...more on Wikipedia about "5 yen coin"
The history of Ancient Greek coins can be divided (along with most other Greek art forms), into three periods, the Archaic, the Classical and the Hellenistic. The Archaic period extends from the introduction of coinage to the Greek world in about 600 BCE until the Persian Wars in about 480 BCE. The Classical period then began, and lasted until the conquests of Alexander the Great in about 330 BC, which began the Hellenistic period, extending until the Roman absorption of the Greek world in the 1st century BCE. The Greeks cities continued to produce their own coins for several more centuries under Roman rule. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ancient Greek coinage"
The As (plural Asses) was a bronze, and later copper, coin used during the Roman Republic and Roman Empire, named after the homonymous weight unit (12 unciae = ounces), but not immune to weight depreciation. ...more on Wikipedia about "As (coin)"
Australian coins refers to the coins which are or were in use as Australian currency. During the early days of the colony Australia used foreign currency, until 1910 when Australian coins were introduced. Australia used £sd of pounds, shillings and pence until 1966 when it adopted decimal system with the Australian dollar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Australian coins"
The banliang was the first unified currency of the Chinese empire, introduced by the first emperor Qin Shi Huang around 210 BCE. It was round with a square hole in the middle. Before that date, a variety of coins were used in China, usually in the form of blades or axes. ...more on Wikipedia about "Banliang"
Bezants is a medieval name for gold coins. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bezant"
The Big Nickel is a nine- metre (30- foot) replica of a 1951 Canadian nickel, on the grounds of Dynamic Earth in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. It is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the world's largest coin. ...more on Wikipedia about "Big Nickel"
A bodle or boddle, also known as a half groat or Turner was a Scottish copper coin worth about one-sixth of an English penny, first issued under Charles II. It may have got its name from Bothwell, the name of a mint-master. The use of the word survives in the phrase "not to care a bodle". ...more on Wikipedia about "Bodle"
This article concerns British coinage, the coinage of the United Kingdom. ...more on Wikipedia about "British coinage"
A coin is usually a piece of hard material, generally metal and usually in the shape of a disc, which is issued by a government to be used as a form of money. Along with banknotes, coins make up the cash forms of all modern money systems. Coins are usually used for lower-valued units, and banknotes are usually used for the higher values; also, in most money systems, the highest value coin is worth less than the lowest-value note. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coin"
Coin clipping is the act of shaving off a small portion of a precious metal coin for profit, over time the precious metal clippings would be saved up and melted into boullion. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coin clipping"
The Coin Coalition is an organization supporting the elimination of pennies and dollar bills from U.S. currency. It is funded by vending machine companies, video arcade owners and the soft drink industry who have an interest in eliminating maintenance costs associated with dollar bill validators. The National Bulk Vendors Association supported the Coalition. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coin Coalition"
Coin collecting is the hobby of collecting coins. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coin collecting"
Coin flipping or coin tossing is the practice of throwing a coin in the air to resolve a dispute between two parties or otherwise choose between two alternatives. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coin flipping"
Coin grading is the process of determining the grade or condition of a coin, the key factor in its value. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coin grading"
Coin orientation is a feature of coins. When viewing one side of a coin with coin orientation, the coin must be flipped about its horizontal axis in order to see the other side the correct way up. In other words, the image on one face of the coin is upside-down relative to the other. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coin orientation"
The coinage of Ireland cover coins issued under a variety of local and national rulers, the Kingdom of Ireland, and the early years of Ireland's membership of the United Kingdom, as well as those issued by the foreunner of the Republic of Ireland since 1928, the Irish Free State. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coinage of Ireland"
This is a description of the coinage of the Federal Republic of Germany. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coinage of the Federal Republic of Germany"
An error coin is a coin that is minted abnormally. Many different types of errors can occur during the minting process. The following are some of the most common error types. ...more on Wikipedia about "Common coin errors"
Cupronickel is an alloy of copper, nickel and stengthening impurities, such as iron and manganese. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cupronickel"
A denier is a type of French coin created by Charlemagne. The livre (pound, both monetary and unit of weight) was worth 20 sols ( sous) and 240 deniers. The British equivalent was the penny, 240 of which (prior to decimalisation) made up one British pound, or 20 shillings. The symbol for both the old denier, and until recently the penny used in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand was d. ...more on Wikipedia about "Denier (coin)"
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Doubled die is a term in numismatics used to refer to doubling in the design elements of a coin. Doubled dies can appear as an outline of the design or in extreme cases, having legends and dates appear twice in an overlapping fashion. ...more on Wikipedia about "Doubled die"
The term doubloon (from Spanish doblón, meaning double) refers to a seven-gram (0.225 troy ounce) gold coin minted in Spain, Mexico, Peru, or Nueva Granada. The term was first used to describe the golden excelente, either because of its value of two ducats, or because of the double portrait of Ferdinand and Isabella. Later, it referred to a coin worth two escudo d'oro, first minted in 1566, during the reign of Philip II of Spain. As of October 2005, the gold content of a doubloon is worth about €87.64. ...more on Wikipedia about "Doubloon"
The ducat was a gold coin that was used throughout Europe. It weighed 3.5 grams (0.1125 tr oz) of .986 pure gold, having a metal value of about €43.82 as of October 2005. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ducat"
The term écu may refer to one of several French coins. The first écu was a gold coin (the écu d'or) minted during the reign of Louis IX of France, in 1266. The value of the écu varied considerably over time, and silver coins (known as écu d'argent) were also introduced. ...more on Wikipedia about "Écu (coin)"
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