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Learn about four interesting world coins, their designs and other important specifications through this presentation. Find out what makes these coins from India, Greece, Rome and Japan so special. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Rare World Coins from India, Greece, Rome and Japan


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Rare World Coins from India, Greece, Rome and
Japan
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  • These rare coins of the world were issued during
    the reign of Kumaragupta - I from Gupta Empire,
    somewhere between 415 AD and 455 AD. This gold
    dinar weighs around 7 to 8 grams.
  • The obverse side depicts a king holding ankush,
    seated on an elephant, attendant sitting behind
    holding a chattra on his head. The reverse side
    depicts a Goddess standing on a lotus, holding
    the stalk of a lotus in left hand and a lotus
    flower in her right hand.

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  • These valuable Coins from around the world were
    issued for the state of Macedonia from Greece
    during the rule of Phillip II between 359 BC and
    336 BC. This gold Stater weighs 17.2 grams.
  • The obverse side of these world coins depict the
    forepart of a bridled Horse to the right, along
    with the inscription "QRTHDST'". The reverse side
    shows a palm tree with two date clusters and an
    inscription "MHNT"

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  • These stunning rare world coins were issued by
    the Julio-Claudian dynasty ruler, Augustus of
    Rome. This Gold Aureus weighs around 7.30 grams
    and were die-struck between 19 BC and 18 BC at
    Pergamum mint.
  • The obverse side shows the head of Augustus
    facing right with legend "AVGVSTVS" while the
    reverse side shows Capricon facing right with the
    legend "SIGNIS RECEPTIS"

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  • These rare coins of the world were issued for
    Tokugawa Shogunate of Japan during the rule of
    Iyemitsu between 1636 and 1656. They bore the
    denomination Mon and were cast in Copper, bronze
    or brass at Edo (Tokyo) and Sakamoto.
  • The obverse side features a Japanese Inscription
    that translates to Kwan-Ei (Kanei) Tsu-Ho, while
    the reverse side is left blank.

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  • If you want to build an impressive world coin
    collection, you must keep researching about rare
    and unique varieties.
  • So, get immersed in the world of coins and enjoy
    exploring world history in an exciting new way!
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