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1 franc Graziani (1943)
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1 franc Graziani (1943)

In the world of numismatics, there are rare coins, very rare coins, extremely rare coins, and finally the rarest and unique coins. This 1 franc Graziani undoubtedly belongs in this final category. To tell the truth, there are only two known examples (...)
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August’s 50/50
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August’s 50/50

Put your trust in us, this August! Discover a new selection of 50 collectible coins, euros, ancient coins, medals, tokens, decorations, emergency coins, and banknotes for under €50 each month.
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The Sublime Porte
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The Sublime Porte

From the influence of the Ottoman Empire to the Republic of Turkey via the coins of the Crusades... More than eight centuries of Turkish history captured in coins.
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The 50-50 in July
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The 50-50 in July

A cheeky wink of the eye, this July. Discover a new selection of 50 collectible coins, euros, ancient coins, medals, tokens, decorations, emergency coins, and banknotes for under €50 each month. Painting: “Flabellifera” by John William Godward (1905)/i>
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July 23, 1945
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July 23, 1945

It is 75 years to the day since Marshal Pétain, the head of Vichy France, was put on trial. It too was a Monday. That day, he appeared before the High Court in Paris. He was accused – among other charges – of conspiracy, high treason, and passing int(...)
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July 9th 1762
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July 9th 1762

258 years ago, Russia crowned Catherine II. It was a friday. This day in history, the princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst became Catherine II, empress of Russia, also known as Catherine the Great.
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