World Coins Nov 18, 2014, 11 AM
Yen remains a ’safe-haven' currency despite up-and-down historyYen-denominated coinage was introduced in Japan in 1871, following the end of two and a half centuries of a policy of national seclusion.
World Coins Nov 17, 2014, 6 AM
Florin a coin with roots in Florence, global legacyNamed after its home city of Florence, “Firenze,” it became the main medium for the return of coins made from gold.
World Coins Nov 14, 2014, 7 AM
The shekel: A modern-day coin with 5,000 years of historyOur story begins with “shekel,” a term so old that it predates the invention of coined money by at least a couple of millennia.