Discussion in 'World Coins' started by lordmarcovan, Jul 6, 2017.
1904 Austria 2 heller
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1935 GB "Rocking Horse" crown
This was one of the finest coins in my collection. I just sold it and will miss it (but I won't miss the credit card debt it helped me to knock out).
Greece (Kingdom of Macedon): silver "Mercenaries" drachm of King Perseus, ca. 175-170 BC
NGC Ch MS; Strike 5/5, Surface 5/5.
Continue with mythological figures, if you like, or if you're getting tired of that theme, go with coins with flowers on them.
Flowers it is! 1977 Japan 50 yen
(Japan too, by coincidence.)
I understand these are stylized renderings of paulownia flowers and/or leaves on this coin.
Japan (Meiji Era): silver and gold Nibu-Kin (2 bu), ca. 1868-1869
PCGS AU55; population 106 with 53 higher as of 1/3/2019.
1575 English threepence of Elizabeth I with a Tudor rose.
I know a fellow who lives in Hong Kong and he recently came here to visit his uncle, and I asked him to bring me some coins. Here is one of them, a 1994 HK 10 dollar with some kind of a flower on it.
How Scottish, 1832 Canada - Nova Scotia half penny token
Still flowers, is it? OK, 1941 GB 3 pence
Counterstamped flowers, but still...
Another Tudor Rose, LordM. This coin was dug in Hampshire, UK several years ago.
Whoops, forgot the picture!
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