Most of the coins have specific dates to them, whereas some only have the range of dates, for those coins I've stated the earliest range. 21st century 2009, Royal Australian Mint, Canberra. Australia-International Polar Year 5 dollars A silver proof coin with the a hologram inset to depict the Aurora Australis above the map of Antarctica. The most technologically advanced coin in my collection! 20th century 1915, George V Perth Mint Sovereign. The peak of British Empire. 19th century 1802, Mexico Mint 8 Reales with Oriental chopmarks. This coin depicts the age of trade between the new world the old world. 18th century ~1750s French India 'Doudou' Puducherry mint (name in Tamil). A coin featuring a French Fleur-di-lis with a non-European language might be the most iconic coin from the colonial times. 17th century 1638-1662 Mysore Kingdom, ‘Kanthirava Fanam’ featuring the lion-faced Hindu god Narasimha, with the name Kanthirava in Nagari on reverse. 16th century 1511, Halfgroat of Zygmunt I Lithuania. My oldest Gregorian dated coin! 15th century 1471, Ottoman akce of Constantinople mint, Mehmed II. The guy who brought down the Byzantium! 14th century 1303, Edward I of England. London mint, an iconic English hammered coin. I find the 'cartoon' like portrait amusing! 13th century 1268–1310, Later Independent Pandyas (you will see them again in this thread ), Maravarman Kulasekara Pandya I. Standing king on the obverse, and him seated on the reverse with their royal emblem fish, and a scepter to its right. 12th century 1143-1180, Byzantium-Manuel I Komnenos, Aspron trachy. I wanted a coin featuring Christ himself, and also the iconic Byzantium 'cup coin'.