Puss and a Mew machine during Gin Craze period in England. Each customer placed a coin in the cat’s mouth, they would then whisper ‘Puss’ and a ‘Mew’ came in reply. Then shot was poured[375×500]

Puss and a Mew machine during Gin Craze period in England. Each customer placed a coin in the cat’s mouth, they would then whisper ‘Puss’ and a ‘Mew’ came in reply. Then shot was poured[375×500]

During the construction works for the A14 from Cambridge to Huntingdon an interesting discovery was made. The unique Roman coin of the usurper Ulpius Cornelius Laelianus was extracted from the earth. [624×351]

During the construction works for the A14 from Cambridge to Huntingdon an interesting discovery was made. The unique Roman coin of the usurper Ulpius Cornelius Laelianus was extracted from the earth. [624×351]

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

Coin issued by Caesar’s assassin Brutus in the autumn of 42 BC, with the abbreviation EID MAR (Eidibus Martiis – on the Ides of March)[1200×900]

Coin issued by Caesar’s assassin Brutus in the autumn of 42 BC, with the abbreviation EID MAR (Eidibus Martiis – on the Ides of March)[1200×900]

Ancient roman slave collar with inscription: “I have fled, take me to my master Zoninus and you will earn gold coin”. 1700 years old. [1920×1080]

Ancient roman slave collar with inscription: “I have fled, take me to my master Zoninus and you will earn gold coin”. 1700 years old. [1920×1080]

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]