A farthing (meaning fourth part) was a British coin worth one quarter of a penny. Such coins were first minted in England in the 13th century, and continued to be used until 31 December 1960, when they ceased to be legal tender. ...more on Wikipedia about "Farthing (coin)"
Florin may refer to this modern currency: ...more on Wikipedia about "Florin"
Gettone means " token" in Italian (whether telephone or else). ...more on Wikipedia about "Gettone"
The phoenix ( Greek φοίνιξ) was the first currency of the modern Greek state. It was introduced in 1828 and was subdivided into 100 lepta. The name was that of the mythical phoenix bird and was meant to symbolize the rebirth of Greece. The phoenix replaced the Turkish kuruş at a rate of 6 phoenix = 1 kuruş. ...more on Wikipedia about "Greek phoenix"
The hexagram was a large silver coin of the Byzantine Empire issued primarily during 7th century AD during the reigns of Heraclius, Constans II, and Constantine IV. It weighed about 6 grams. It was not as common as bronze or gold coinage. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hexagram (currency)"
The history of coins extends from ancient times to the present. Coins are still widely used for monetary and other purposes. Any history of coins is going to be very incomplete, money being a central theme in human history since its invention. One could approach the history of minting technologies, the history shown by the images on coins, the history of economics, the history of coin collecting or collectors, or many other topics. ...more on Wikipedia about "History of coins"
The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because of its size, thickness, and relative softness, was a favored coin for this purpose. However, the term "hobo nickel" is generic, and carvings have been made from many different denominations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hobo nickel"
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An Anna ( Hindustani ana) was a currency unit formerly used in India, equal to 1/16 rupee. It was subdivided into 4 Paise or 12 Pies (thus there were 64 paise in a rupee and 192 pies). The term belonged to the Mahommedan monetary system. The Anna is not commonly used since India decimalised its currency in 1957. ...more on Wikipedia about "Indian anna"
The history of Indian coinage stretches back at least 2600 years. Several dynasties have come and gone, as have rulers like Alexander the Great, the British, the Portuguese and the Dutch, leaving an intricate trail of coinage behind. ...more on Wikipedia about "Indian coinage"
The scudo was a coin used in Italy in past times, whose name derives from the French golden écu, created during the reign of Louis IX. ...more on Wikipedia about "Italian scudo"
A list of modern (1900-present) circulating coins. ...more on Wikipedia about "List of circulating coins"
Since its opening in 1908, the Royal Canadian Mint has produced coinage and planchets for over 73 countries. This list of foreign countries with coinage struck at the Royal Canadian Mint lists countries that have been serviced by the Crown Corporation, as listed on the website of the Canadian Numismatic Publishing Institute . ...more on Wikipedia about "List of foreign countries with coinage struck at the Royal Canadian Mint"
The Louis is any number of French coins first introduced by Louis XIII in 1640. The name derives from the depiction of the portrait of King Louis on one side of the coin; the French royal coat of arms is on the reverse. The coin was replaced by the the French franc at the time of the revolution, although a limited number were also minted during the "Bourbon Restauration" under Louis XVIII. The actual value of the coins fluxuated according to monetary and fiscal policy (see livre tournois), but in 1726 the value was stabilized. ...more on Wikipedia about "Louis (coin)"
The Maine penny is a Norwegian silver penny that dates to the reign of Olaf Kyrre. It was found in 1957 in an old Native American settlement at the Goddard site, a large archeological site at Naskeag Point, Penobscot Bay, Maine. The coin is the only pre-Columbian Norse artifact found in the United States that is generally, though not universally, regarded to be genuine (the Kensington Runestone found in Minnesota, for example, is generally regarded to be a hoax). More artifacts have been found in Canada, in particular at the site of L'Anse aux Meadows. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maine Penny"
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The Maria Theresa Thaler (MTT) coin has been used in world trade continuously since it was first minted in 1741. It was named after Empress Maria Theresa, who ruled Austria, Hungary, and Bohemia from 1740 to 1780. Since 1780, the coin has always been dated 1780 and has been struck by the following mints: Birmingham, Bombay, Brussels, London, Paris, Rome and Utrecht, in addition to the Habsburg mints in Hall, Günzburg, Kremnitz, Karlsburg, Milan, Prague and Vienna. Between 1751 and 2000, some 389 million were minted. These different mints distinguished their printings by slight alterations to the saltire, or "flower" symbol, which looks like an "X" at the top left of the reverse side of the coin. Since 1946, when the Vienna Mint rescinded the rights of foreign governments to issue such copies, over 49 million have been produced. For much of the early 1900s, it was the official money of Ethiopia, with the Bank of Abyssinia issuing banknotes denominated in Thalers. It was one of the first coins used in the United States and probably contributed (along with the Spanish eight-bit dollar and the Straits dollar) to the choice of a dollar as the main unit of currency for the United States. The Maria Theresa dollar was formerly the currency of Muscat and Oman, as well. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maria Theresa thaler"
Medjidie or Mejidie the name of a military and knightly order of the Turkish Empire, and also of a silver Turkish coin, worth twenty piastres. The coin was first struck in 1844, and the order was instituted in 1852 by Sultan Abd-ul-Mejid I, whose name was therefore given to them. ...more on Wikipedia about "Medjidie"
A merk was a Scottish silver coin. Originally the same word as a mark of silver, the merk was in circulation at the end of the sixteenth century and in the seventeenth century. It was originally valued at 13 s 4 d, later raised to 14s ** . In addition to merks, half-merk and quarter-merk coins were produced with values of, respectively, 7s and 3s6d, as well as a four-merk coin of 56s (£2 16s) ...more on Wikipedia about "Merk"
A mint mark is an inscription on a coin indicating the mint at which the coin was produced. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mint mark"
Mint-made errors are errors in a coin made by the mint during the minting process. They are almost always accidental and usually very rare, making them valuable to numismatists. Authentic error coins must not be confused with coins that have incurred damage after being minted. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mint-made errors"
In numismatics, a mule is a coin or medal minted with obverse and reverse designs not normally seen on the same piece. These can be intentional or produced by error. This type of error is highly sought after, and examples can fetch steep prices from collectors. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mule (coin)"
The Napoleon is a former French gold coin. It was minted in one denomination, 20 francs. The coin was produced between 1805 and 1807, 21 mm across it weighs 6.45 grams and is .900 gold. The coin was issued during the reign of Napoleon I and features his head in a laurel wreath and the words Napoleon Empereur on the obverse. ...more on Wikipedia about "Napoleon (coin)"
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Palladium coins are a form of coinage made out of the rare silver-white transition metal palladium. A number of states have issued palladium coins, including France, Russia, China, Australia and Slovakia. Most of these have been special commemorative coins. ...more on Wikipedia about "Palladium coin"
The paolo was a papal silver coin, first struck during the 16th century under Pope Paul III and named after him. It circulated throughout the Papal States with a value roughly equivalent to the giulio. ...more on Wikipedia about "Paolo"
A pattern coin is a coin produced for the purpose of evaluating a proposed coin design, but which was not approved for general circulation. Generally, these coins are of interest only to collectors of pattern coins. However, pattern coins that are later selected for normal production, such as the United States 1856 flying eagle cent, can sometimes become sought after by other coin collectors.Pattern coins are known as 'Essais' in French.A ...more on Wikipedia about "Pattern coin"
The pfennig was a small coin and the minor unit of the German currency. It's value was 1/100 of a Deutsche Mark and other German currencies with the name Mark. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pfennig"
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