The Athenian Tetradrachm

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The Owl of Athens – Possibly the Most Famous Trade Coin of the Ancient Greeks The silver Athenian Tetradrachm (4 Drachms) widely circulated around the Mediterranean City States and beyond, from the early 5th century BC.   It retained its “Archaic” design for … Continued

A One Penny Coin of New Guinea

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Territory of New Guinea, 1 penny, 1936, KM6 With an area of 815 000 km2, the island of New Guinea is the second largest island in the world and is located immediately north of the northern tip of eastern Australia.  The western … Continued

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