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The 5 most beautiful latest series from the Monnaie de Paris
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The 5 most beautiful latest series from the Monnaie de Paris

Christmas is just around the corner, and it is the perfect time for joy, eye-catching items, and rediscovering the expertise of a thousand-year-old monetary institution. The prestigious Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint) captivates us every year with its c(...)
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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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Monsters on money (part 2)
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Monsters on money (part 2)

SUPERSTITIONS & TRADITIONS   Here we will talk about the monsters of Ancient Greek mythology that make mere mortals consider their own vulnerability. It is surely no coincidence that sirens, harpies, and the Sphinx are hybrid creatures with fem(...)
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Monsters on money (part 1)
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Monsters on money (part 1)

Superstitions & Traditions   Ancient Greek mythology is overflowing with terrifying monsters that only the gods and heroes can defeat. These dreadful creatures make mere mortals consider their own vulnerability. Even today, they represent our g(...)
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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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Lethal tender
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Lethal tender

SUPERSTITIONS & TRADITIONS    What if a cursed coin could be deadly? Towards the end of the 19th century, there was a belief in Brittany that one way to rid yourself of an enemy was to seek out a spellcaster. n exchange for cold, hard cash, he or(...)
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Just one certainty is enough for the one who is looking.
Albert Camus