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The 20s of the 3rd millennium
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The 20s of the 3rd millennium

Tempus fugit As we head, more or less hesitantly, through the 20s of the third millennium AD (time flies, don’t you think?), here’s a monetary retrospective to help you see the present time not in reverse but rather look it straight in the face. Here (...)
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Commemorated jubilatory jubilees
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Commemorated jubilatory jubilees

The term “jubilee” has sometimes been a little misappropriated and its definition appears to vary depending on whether it is used in reference to the Pope, royalty, or a monumental invention... Whatever the case may be, it is now high time to salute t(...)
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Elephant
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Elephant

Who’d have trunk it? Whether ancient or modern, printed or engraved, African, Asian, or even British, the elephant is immensely popular with the creators of coins, tokens, and other banknotes. A symbol of strength and power around the world, of wisdom(...)
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Bronze medals
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Bronze medals

Copper + tin = bronze While bronze was a common choice in ancient times for both weapons and coins, it has also more recently become an indispensable material for all renowned medalists with a bright talent... From the Renaissance to the present day, (...)
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The 50-50 in November
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The 50-50 in November

Pocket the American dream! A collection with a silver lining – the dollar as currency. In November, we are reopening the borders and heading for the USA. Not forgetting to visit the currency exchange, all periods covered. Dollar, half dollar, quarter,(...)
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The banknotes of the dead
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The banknotes of the dead

  SUPERSTITIONS & TRADITIONS The printing and burning of funeral bills has been a custom in China and East Asia since the late 19th century.   In traditional Chinese beliefs, the Diyu, “the underground prison”, is the place where the souls of th(...)
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Just one certainty is enough for the one who is looking.
Albert Camus