Some articles on coins, coin:

1947 Maple Leaf
... The 1947 Maple Leaf refers to a set of Canadian coins dated 1947 which bear a tiny maple leaf following the date to denote that they were actually minted in 1948 ... legend surrounding the bust of George VI on Canadian coins read "GEORGIVS VI DGREX ET INDIMP" ("George VI By the Grace of God, King and Emperor of India") ... gaining independence from the United Kingdom in 1947, the legend had to be modified for the 1948 coins to remove "ET INDIMP", and as the Royal Canadian Mint waited for the modified matrices and ...
Kennedy Half Dollar - Release - Initial Popularity
... The Treasury Department made the coins available to the public beginning on March 24, 1964 ... long formed at the department's windows in Washington to purchase the 70,000 coins initially allocated for public sale ... customer, by the end of the day, the coins were gone, but the line had not shortened ...
Indian Head Cent - Inception
... design for producing thick coins in hard metal ... The coins did not strike-up well, and if the striking pressure was increased, the dies broke too easily ... Some years production, like 1861 was based solely on the number of the pre-1857 copper coins that were redeemed under the Mint Act of March 3, 1857, which allowed for their ...
United States Barber Coinage
... used since the 1830s on most denominations of silver coins ... Striking of the new coins began the following January ... Most dates in the Barber coin series are not difficult to obtain, but the 1894 dime struck at the San Francisco Mint (1894-S), with a mintage of 24, is a great rarity ...
Republic Of Minerva - Coins
... The obverse of the 35 Minerva Dollar coin The reverse of the 35 ... Minerva Dollar coin ...

Famous quotes containing the word coins:

    A war undertaken without sufficient monies has but a wisp of force. Coins are the very sinews of battles.
    François Rabelais (1494–1553)

    No Time, spoke the clocks, no God, rang the bells,
    I drew the white sheet over the islands
    And the coins on my eyelids sang like shells.
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)