Lucky Angel

Lucky Angel

Nov 17 , 2022

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Luck. A stroke of luck. A lucky streak. Good luck. Down on your luck. Unlucky. Bad luck. You can have the luck of the Irish. The luck of the dev...

Our Mint Mark

Our Mint Mark

Nov 17 , 2022

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The East India Company was formally created in 1600 with a royal charter granted by Queen Elizabeth I. Before long a ‘Merchant’s Mark’ was created ...

The Faerie Queene

The Faerie Queene

Oct 25 , 2022

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The East India Company Collection’s new Faerie Queene coin series sees this epic medieval tale of honour, chivalry, love and virtue reimagined by o...

The Mohur Gold Coin – A Symbol of Wealth from the East

The Mohur Gold Coin – A Symbol of Wealth from the East

Oct 04 , 2022

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THE MOHUR, meaning symbol or seal, was first recorded in the history of world coinage as long ago as 1540. Originating in the Mughal Empire of Indi...

History of the Japanese Trade Dollar

History of the Japanese Trade Dollar

Jul 12 , 2022

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The Japanese trade dollar was for the most part, an experiment to enter the lucrative markets of Chinese trade and in order to encourage Japanese m...

History of the US Trade Dollar

History of the US Trade Dollar

Jul 12 , 2022

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During the 1860’s an increase in trade between China and the United States paved the way for a ‘commercial’ US Trade Dollar that could compete with...

History of the French Trade Dollar

History of the French Trade Dollar

Jul 12 , 2022

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Known as the INDOCHINA “LIBERTE” PIASTRE DE COMMERCE, this magnificent silver coin was initially introduced with the same specifications as the Spa...

History of the British Trade Dollar

History of the British Trade Dollar

Jul 12 , 2022

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In 1895 the British Trade Dollar was introduced following the need for British Merchants to trade freely in the Orient without having to rely on th...

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