No shortage of coats of arms or shields on this one!
German States (Teutonic Order): silver 1/4-thaler of Grand Master Maximilian of Austria, ca....
I noticed the mark in the field above IG in RELIG, which comes through in both sets of photographs. Definitely the same coin. I have little...
Ahh, yes of course. William and Mary.
Here they are again on a humble, "holey" 1693 Irish halfpenny.
My first piece of porcelain notgeld, a 1921 50-pfennig piece from Saxony.
Good question. I just have this one.
Here's Vabalathus and Aurelian on opposite sides of the same coin.
(Picture stolen from @Mat - I used to own the coin, but he does now.)
Gee, never would've guessed that from your username. ;)
Bust halves? What's not to like? I've always liked them, like most people, but lately...
Not anymore. I guess I've become too jaded. But I can remember enjoying that.
Both nice, but yes, definitely a clear upgrade there.
Everything here so far is nice. @Meander's coin is a real stunner.
If @Bradley Trotter's attribution is correct, as I suspect it is, here are some eBay comparisons.
Were I to speculatively pull a number out of...
Actually, the hole is a major criterion for it to fit in my collection. Can’t pin it to my cork board if it ain’t a “holey”!
I call coins like this “AG3.5” ;)
It’s just an irregularity of the coin’s surface. Post-mint.
Yes. The contrast is subtle, but it’s there. I like that type. There’s something about ‘em. I’m pretty sure it’s that full-bodied lion.
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