"Follow The Leader" coin thread BY THEME (for ALL types of coins, tokens, and medals)

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by lordmarcovan, Jul 6, 2017.

  1. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    UK -- 1573 6 pence (ELizabeth I):

    1573_GB_6pence_1o_DPP_2015_10_31__0051_ca2.jpg 1573_GB_6pence_1r_DPP_2015_10_31__0052_ca2.jpg
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  3. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    Forgot I had this: Elizabeth I milled Sixpence from 1562. This was from the first experiments in milled coinage in Britain, carried out by a Frenchman called Eloy Mestrelle. It did not go well for him in the end and he finished up in the Tower of London and executed for fraud.
    1562 Milled 6D 1.JPG 1562 Milled 6D 2.JPG
  4. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Still on the Queen Victoria theme, eh? Fine by me!

    Nice Straits 20c, @coin_nut. The perfect grey color on it more than compensates for a few faint old hairline. I like that one.

    This was ours in the Victoria Hope collection.

    (NGC AU58)

    (Edit: whoops, no- I see we've changed to other queens now. I was accidentally responding from two pages back. Stand by- I'll post a different queen or empress momentarily.)
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2018
  5. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Here. How about a sestertius of Roman empress
    Otacilia Severa:

  6. Steve66

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  7. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

  8. coin_nut

    coin_nut Supporter! Supporter

    Queen Beatrix again, proof cameo, 38 mm, 25 gm, Ag .925 1982 NL 50 g obv.JPG 1982 NL 50 g rev.JPG
  9. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Maria Theresia on a 1744 Hungarian coin.

  10. MontCollector

    MontCollector Well-Known Member

    Another Faustina (Wife of Marcus Aurelius)
    Reverse shows her twins "High Fiving" on the throne.
  11. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Faustina senior, sestertius.

  12. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    Modern restrike of course, but I think Marie Therese counts.
    Marie Therese 1.JPG Marie Therese 2.JPG
  13. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

  14. old49er

    old49er Well-Known Member

    Helena, Mother of Constantine the Great helena-tile.jpg
  15. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

  16. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    All right. "Royal ladies" seems to be slowing down.

    I'll wrap that theme up with Queen Mary, here (shown alongside William III on this 1693 Irish halfpenny), and change the theme to "two headed".

    This can mean jugate portraits like the coin below, or janiform heads like this monstrosity, or your usual double-headed beasts or birds, like @PaddyB posted four posts back.

    Last edited: Feb 7, 2018
  17. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Two headed, Coronation medal. IMG_0002.JPG IMG_0001_1.JPG
  18. coin_nut

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  19. dirty_brian

    dirty_brian Well-Known Member

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  21. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    US -- 1924 50 cents:
    1924_US_50cents_Huguenot_Walloon_1o_DPP_2016_06_19__0044_2.jpg 1924_US_50cents_Huguenot_Walloon_1r_DPP_2016_06_19__0046_2.jpg
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