Cast iron mechanical artillery coin bank manufactured by the Shepard Hardware Company, c. 1892. To operate the bank, the mortar’s hammer is pulled back, raising the soldier’s arm. A coin is placed in the mortar. Pressing a lever causes the mortar to shoot the coin into the building. [873×1073]

Cast iron mechanical artillery coin bank manufactured by the Shepard Hardware Company, c. 1892. To operate the bank, the mortar’s hammer is pulled back, raising the soldier’s arm. A coin is placed in the mortar. Pressing a lever causes the… Continue Reading

A late revolt bronze coin discovered where rebels sought refuge in a cave near Modiin indicates geographically widespread Jewish backing of the ultimately bloody Jerusalem uprising. Dated back to 132 CE – Bar-Kochba revolt. [1024×640]

A late revolt bronze coin discovered where rebels sought refuge in a cave near Modiin indicates geographically widespread Jewish backing of the ultimately bloody Jerusalem uprising. Dated back to 132 CE – Bar-Kochba revolt. [1024×640]

The Latvian Banka has released, a Colletor Coin titled “Honey Coin” whose design features honeycomb cells which form a rough outline of the geographic contour of Latvia and the Gulf of Riga [1400×990]

The Latvian Banka has released, a Colletor Coin titled “Honey Coin” whose design features honeycomb cells which form a rough outline of the geographic contour of Latvia and the Gulf of Riga [1400×990]

In the ancient sewers of Jerusalem, a real treasure was found – a coin that dates back to the period of the Jewish revolt (66-73 CE). Most probably, the object was lost by one of the rebels, who fought against Romans. [592×485]

In the ancient sewers of Jerusalem, a real treasure was found – a coin that dates back to the period of the Jewish revolt (66-73 CE). Most probably, the object was lost by one of the rebels, who fought against… Continue Reading