If December 7, 1941, is a day that lives in infamy, then June 6, 1944 is the glorious opposite: D-Day, the date of the invasion of Normandy, the turning point in the Second World War. It is impossible to overstate the scope of the decisive battle that marked the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe. The landing involved some 5,000 ships, 11,000 planes, and 150,000 men, and comprised the largest and most complex air-, sea-, and land operation ever attempted, before or since.
With well over two billion adherents, Christianity is the world’s most popular religion. This collection celebrates six of the most influential Christian figures and features six genuine coins struck by or relating to the notables.
We are pleased to reveal a new packaging option we’ve developed: clear boxes. These low-cost boxes are a vibrant, colorful way to package coins:
We can make one, two, three, four, and five-coin sets with this packaging, and as always, we are happy to work with you to custom-make your own collection.
China is one of the world’s greatest civilizations. Among its manifold achievements are the so-called Four Great Inventions: paper, gunpowder, moveable type, and the magnetic compass. Unsurprisingly for such an advanced society, China’s sophisticated money system dates back thousands of years.
Minted for more than two millennia from copper and iron, Chinese cash coins all have easily identifiable legends, although countless varieties are to be found. From the mint names, first used regularly by the T’ang Emperors, we can trace the expansion of China. The size changes of the coins mark the periods when inflation affected the country.