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Franz Joseph I., Florin 1861

Franz Joseph I., Florin 1861

Obverse

Lettering: FRANC·IOS·I·D·G·AVSTRIAE IMPERATOR
Reverse

Lettering: HUNG·BOH·LOMB ET VEN GAL· LOD·ILL·REX A·A·1861 1 FL
Edge: Plain with lettering, and pattern inbetween Lettering: VIRIBVS VNITIS

Coins

Rare items from Pennsylvania to be auctioned off this weekend in Lancaster County

DENVER, Pa. (WPMT)-Diamond jewelry, designer watches, rare coins – hundreds of items that have been unclaimed for years will soon be up for bid at an auction conducted by Morphy Auctions in Denver, PA, State Treasurer Rob McCord announced today. 453 more words

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Day One Hundred and Forty-Seven: Wishing Well

A pit where we throw our hopes and dreams, some carelessly, some with heart-a-pounding, some happy-go-lucky coin flippers, some earnest pray-ers, star talkers, hands clasped and eyes closed. 71 more words

Man-made Objects

1 Rubel - Rubl 1924 Soviet Union (USSR)

Obverse

National arms divides circle holding inscription

Lettering:
ПРОЛЕТАРИИ ВСЕХ СТРАН, СОЕДИНЯЙТЕСЬ!
СССР
ОДИН РУБЛЬ

Reverse

Two figures walking right, radiant sun rising at right… 25 more words

Coins

Husband Hunts Down Special Coin For His Wife After She Uses It At Toll Booth

Finding one coin among all the others filling the coffers of toll booths is kind of like finding a needle in a haystack. Or really, it’s like finding one particular coin out of a bunch of others. 215 more words

Racecourse Auction Success

Yesterday James and Sons of Fakenham had their August auction at Fakenham Racecourse, and the day went very smoothly. The database system that has been 16 months in the development process is now functioning very well for purpose – at no time was I more than about 10 lots behind the action, meaning that I was able to produce invoices without many delays. 84 more words

The World's Most Beautiful Coin

Twenty Dollar St. Gaudens Design: 1907 – 1932* 

Designed by:      Augustus  St. Gaudens

(1848 – 1907)

In collaboration with:   Henry Hering 

Standards: 

Weight:               33.436 grams  616 more words

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