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  • Coin, Belgium, Baudouin I, Set, 1972, BU - French legend, MS(65-70)
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  • Coin, Augustus, Denarius, 2 BC-4 AD, Lyon - Lugdunum, VF(30-35), Silver, RIC:207
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  • Coin, Belgium, Baudouin I, Set, 1972, BU - French legend, MS(65-70)
  • Banknote, Germany, 1000 Mark, 1910, 1910-04-21, KM:45b, AU(55-58)
  • France, Medal, Charles de Gaulle, Monnaie de Paris, 1970, MS(65-70), Gold
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  • Banknote, Germany, Schötmar, 3 Mark, personnage, 1921, Undated, UNC(65-70)
    Emergency Currency
  • France, 10 Euro, 2009, Paris, AU(50-53), Silver, KM:1580
  • France, Monnaie de Paris, 10 Euro, Astérix Liberté (La rose et le glaive)
    Monnaie de Paris
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The Écu de Calonne

Contrary to what the designation of this coin might lead one to believe at first glance, Calonne is not the name of the engraver of this illustrious and renowned écu. In fact, it is that of the no less illustrious[...]
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Coin weights

Prior to the 20th century (and even later depending on the country), the weight (or rather the mass to be more precise) of a coin reigned supreme. Furthermore, the face value of the coin often referred to the corresponding weight.[...]
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