Month: June 2015

Innovations in Coin Minting: New Kinds of Coins

The numismatic world existed for years with coins bearing interesting designs on the reverse, and often an important figure on the obverse.  The coin would be in a single metal, or a metal alloy.  For collectors, that was fine.  After all, coins were intended for spending, and numismatic considerations were often secondary, if considered at all.  .....