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Italy (Venice): silver grosso of Antonio Venier, ca. 1382-1400
(One of those figures on the obverse is the Doge Antonio Venier himself, I...
Germany Archbishopric of MAGDEBURG Cathedral Chapter Reichstaler 1606
Born in AD 250 in Thebes in Egypt, Maurice became a soldier...
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Austria Archbishop of SALZBURG Paris von Lodron Reichstaler 1623 (with die number 2 & 1681 c/m)
The die number 2 is just to the right of the...
According to Bellesia (Ricerche su Zecche Emiliane - Guastalla), the reason was "to rationalize the use and to maintain the same coupling of the...
AUSTRIA-HUNGARY Leopold I 1/4 Taler n.d. (1669-90) Hall (Tyrol) mint
Germany Bishopric of BRESLAU Franz Ludwig von Pfalz-Neuburg Reichstaler 1694
City of MUHLHAUSEN in Thuringia Reichstaler 1767
2 more distinguished coins from MUHLHAUSEN
Germany City of MUHLHAUSEN in Thuringia 2/3 Taler (Gulden) 1767
Siege of LEIDEN during the Dutch 80 Years' War against their Spanish overlords
After taking Harlem on 13 July 1573 but failing to take Alkmaar,...
Italy MILAN Ludovico Maria Sforza, il Moro, Regent for nephew Giovanni Galeazzo Maria Testone n.d. (1481-94) with both busts
A typical Italian...
Prince-Bishopric of LIEGE Sede Vacante Ecu au ST.LAMBERT 1763
Italy GUASTALLA Ferrante II Gonzaga Tallero 1620
An unusual feature on this coin is the die number - a small 1 - at the neck on the obv. and at...
CATTARO Siege 5 Franchi 1813
Cattaro (today Kotor in Montenegro) belonged to Venice from 1420 -1797. It was an important port on Venice's old...
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