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Hannibal’s crossing of the Alps

War elephants depicted in Hannibal Barca crossing the Rhône, by Henri Motte, 1878   In a recent PBS episode of Secrets of the Dead: Hannibal in the Alps our copy of Hannibal's coin with an elephant on the reverse was used during the telling of the story. The...

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Antinous 111 AD – 130 AD

Antinous was a Bithynia Greek born in Claudiopolis the Roman province of Bithynia (present-day Bolu, Turkey). In 123 AD Hadrian met Antinous and had him taken to Rome for a higher education. Hadrian formed a relationship with Antinous, and by 128 AD he was the...

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Coins of The Bible

Coins mention in the bible that was in circulation in the Holy Land during Jesus' life.   HEROD I (THE GREAT), 37 – 4 BC Æ “Eight Prutot” In 37 B.C. King Herod the Great was placed on the throne of Judaea by the Romans. Herod and his successors issued only bronze...

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Featured Coins February 14, 2017

This Weeks Featured Coins:   Carthage, EL Tri-Stater from the 1st punic war.  -- Carthage was a great maritime trading city that was founded by Phoenician colonists from Tyre in the 8 century B.C. From the 6th to the 3rd century B.C. the Carthaginians dominated...

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New Issues January 2017

Select  picture to purchase or get more information.  American Coins   1793 Liberty Cap Half Cent   1792 Birch Cent with G*W.Pt. Reverse – (George Washington President)   1776 Bronze Continental Dollar with Sterling Silver Key Chain Fugio 1787 Bronze...

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Persephone The Queen of the Underworld

Persephone, the Goddess Queen of the Underworld, was the daughter of Zeus and Harvest Goddess Demeter. She was also known as the Goddess of Spring Growth.  According to Greek Mythology Persephone was abducted by Hades the god of the Underworld as she leaned down to...

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