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Republican Denarius of Q. Philippus

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The Most Valuable Coin

A word on the Pantikapaion Stater

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Republican 'Salus' Denarius

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Translating Old Banknotes

A deep dive into my process for translating archaic Imperial Russian banknotes, and the challenges behind it.

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What is a Klubeck?

Discover the real-life currency which the Klubeck of Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel may have been based on.

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Quick look: Banking with gold

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The Latin Monetary Union

What was the LMU? Find out about the genesis of this important system, and its eventual end.

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French Bread Rations

A quick look at an unused WW2 ration card.

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Roman Coin Abbreviations

Some common abbreviations on Roman coinage

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The Mutilated Currency Division

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Chicago World's Fair Half Dollar

A quick look at an early commemorative coin.

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The Double-Headed Eagle

A crash course in the symbolism of the double headed eagle in Russian money.

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Japanese Invasion Money

A quick overview of the currency of wartime Japan, and the problems it brought with it.

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Imperial Russian 100 Rubles

A quick look at a an early 20th century Russian 100 rubles.

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In Focus Friday Review

Looking for a fresher take on numismatics amongst the throng of other video creators? Look no further than this channel.

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Early 20th Century Banknote Security

Modern banknotes have myriad special features to help protect them from forgery. But what about earlier notes?

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Swiss Blood Gold

The secret history behind the tonnes of unclaimed Swiss gold, which sits ownerless in banks across the country.

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Reeded Edges

Have you ever wondered why so many coins have reeded edges? Learn more about the history of this process.

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The Mistake On American Coins

Some coins suffer small errors in their production and minting, but did you know about the historical error on American coins?

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