The English Civil War: Medals, Historical Commentary and

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This is a bug’s eye view of downtown Philadelphia. The collection spans the history of coinage from its origins in the seventh century BC to the present day, and related material such as coin weights, tokens and money boxes. Demonstration of ability to render figures, portraits, animals and landscapes with the use of perspective and scale Following a preliminary review of these materials (estimated to be around February 28, 2014), the United States Mint will invite a select pool of approximately 25 artists to complete and submit a demonstration design for an actual United States Mint coin or medal program.
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British Historical Medals of the 17th Century

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This tournaments are unlocked on the corresponding towers in the world map. I write about your collecting topic below, but pick keywords that identify your collecting interest. This latest addition to the Perth Mint Orbital series was issued in 2010, in this case to commemorate 'The first man on the moon'. Elongated coins, which are quite legal, are often sold as souvenirs at museum and landmark gift shops, zoos, amusement parks, county fairs, and other touristy locations.
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The Medal in America 1 (Coinage of the Americas Conference

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The same inscription as the medal above except dated for the Buran flight. "Baikonur 15-11 1988". Whether you’re buying your first collectable coin or looking for those last few coins to complete your collection, trust City Coins. Two types of this coin exist: The last of the series is this coin issued to commemorate the ISS. We have been running coin auctions since 1994 and been active in numismatics since 1982.
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A list of medals, jettons, tokens, & c., in connection with

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The challenge coin may list achievements of the military unit in question, and a number of them list Panama. Medal struck to commemorate the service of Ivan Ivanovich Betskoi, prominent educator, (1704?-1795), commending him for his patriotism, from the Russian Senate, 20 November 1772. The crown of wheat signifies abundance, while the silhouetted olive wreath in the background represents peace. White, a native of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, opened a hardware and ironmongery business in Halifax in 1812.
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BRITISH MILITARY MEDALS: A Guide for the Collector and

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I called McCarthy [McNeish], the carpenter, and asked him if he could do anything to make the ship more seaworthy. These are probably commemorative medals sold to attendees at a tournament, though they could be a prize medals awarded to athletes. You were helpful, friendly, courteous and, of course, efficient; I could not have asked for better service. Four new official Panda medals commemorating the Singapore International Coin Fair will be released: The 2012 Singapore International Coin Fair gold & silver Panda medals carry on a long tradition of China issuing Panda medals commemorating prestigious coin fairs.
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British Army Medals and Awards - The Complete List

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Visit www.worcmedals.com for more information. Mary Brooks, Director of the Mint, presented Mrs. As a result it would be remiss of the gallery not to discuss a particular current monetary phenomenon. Monday, March 29, 2004 In the days before adding machines and other automatic calculators, Europeans used jetons or counters for carrying out simple arithmetical calculations. Bronze medallion of Marcus Aurelius, struck in a.d. 159. 194. TH: The first one is a British halfpenny, dating to 1861.
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Recipients of Official Crystal Palace Medals Awarded by Her

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It must be remembered that commemorative coins are highly collectable and can also serve as invaluable heirlooms to future generations. By 1974, Shagin had become a leading designer and sculptor. HR-R-02 features a stylized eagle displaying its feathered wing in powerful gesture. The head of Constantine is sometimes (No. 1) given a heavenward gaze, in accordance with his own directions that he should be represented in an attitude of prayer.
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Medals Will be Worn

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The value of your coin depends on the condition of the coin and is approx. 0.50 $ for condition vf, 1.50 $ for the good condition xf and 4 $ for an uncirculated condition. S. collector who had spent a lifetime acquiring and studying them.” Also of note was the £2,620 obtained for a Military General Service Medal (1793-1814) awarded to a Maltese recipient and the £5,760 (hammer) paid for another, awarded to a Prussian man, born in Coblenz, who enlisted in the UK and served with the 5 Battalion 60th Foot. *Russia, Order of St Anne, First Class, a privately-made sash badge in gold, diamonds and enamels, by ?? (or ??), St Petersburg, dated 1856, marked on suspension ring; of ‘bulbous’ form with central painted enamel portrait of the Saint surrounded by sixteen diamonds, spandrels and riband carrier also set with diamonds and angles of reverse embellished with scroll engraving, height 59.5mm (including suspension ring), width 53.8mm, carrier 38mm, very slight enamel loss at top edge of cross on reverse, of excellent quality, good extremely fine *Armenia, a rare Pair of Awards attributed to Nikolai Pyotrevich Nazaryan, comprising: i) Order of the Red Banner of Labour of Armenia, type 1, in silver and enamels, maker’s mark CC, 88 zolotniki fine, impressed no. 83 on reverse and also with original separate backplate similarly marked and numbered (but 84 zolotniki fine), well-worn overall, screwplate lacking and with losses to enamel, generally fine; ii) Star of Armenia, badge in silver and enamels, the central medallion (originally rivetted or wired) damaged and crudely re-fixed with solder, hammer-and-sickle missing and small diameter screwpost with worn threads, fair (2) Offered with original named Order Book for the Order of the Red Banner of Labour, dated 17th February 1940, giving the date of award no. 83 as 1st January 1939, with a photograph of the recipient in later life, well-worn; and a Former Red Partisan’s Identity Booklet, 1930’s, this with a replacement period photograph with blind-embossed N.
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Northampton Coins, Medals and Passes

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The story runs that the use of blessed medals began with the revolt of the Gueux in Flanders, A. The alloy used by Italy is sometimes known as Acmonital, an acronym for Aciaio Monetario Italiano A general name given to iron-carbon alloys having smaller amounts of carbon than cast iron. See my Ebay Shop for more ribbons sold by the Metre. In spite of such danger, the wholly natural surroundings never failed to make a marked impression on one's senses.
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British Historical Medals, 1760-1960: 1837-1901 v. 2

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We all have special moments in our lives that are personally fulfilling and ones that are a proof of our accomplishments. A series of these medals celebrating the anniversaries of each of the early pioneering Mercury flights have been struck. The Zélée's First Lieutenant, Joseph Du Bouzet recorded the historic occasion in his diary: It was nearly 9 p.m. when, to our great delight, we landed on the western part of the highest and most westerly of the little islands.
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