Foreign coins in India: Venetian Ducats

Most popular gold coins of world, the Venetian Ducats, are also found in India! Let’s trace their journey into India, imitations and their use in jewelry!

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Ides March

Never have I ever heard of coins been struck to celebrate an assassination!

Recently whilst researching I came across some coins struck by Marcus Brutus in 43-42 BC to celebrate the assassination of Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar, the “dictator for life” of the Roman Empire was murdered by his own senators at a meeting in a hall next to Pompey’s Theatre on 15th March in 44 BC.

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German Emergency Money

War changes many things. The political changes are just the tip of the iceberg. Living in a country that’s at war changes the way you think, it changes your perspective on everything! And when talking about the wars, the World Wars cannot be missed out.

 It’s amazing how quickly these wars changed all the vital aspects of life! How men changed their priorities. How all the focuses of the minds were turned to just one thing – staying alive, whether it was for protecting your own life or giving your life to protect others!

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