2010/09/27

A couple of neat coins


This first is a five dong piece minted in 1966. Not very rare at all, but I think it's pretty nifty.
Side 1: VIET-NAM CONG-HOA
Side 2: NGAN-HANG QUOC-GIA VIET-NAM
I don't know what that means, but maybe some of you do. Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?






This second one is a ten pfennig piece from 1918. Maybe not too rare, but still neat.
I've always been interested in war history of all sorts. Though I don't know if it was minted during wartime, but I figure it's close enough.
Side 1: DEUTSCHES REICH
SIDE 2: Awesome eagle emblem. I know it's hard to tell. I need a new camera.


More to come when I (hopefully) figure out the little lighting problem I'm having.
All pictures taken with my Canon SD550. Great little camera, but I think I need to upgrade.

21 comments:

  1. Interesting coins. Too bad I don't know anything about coins.

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  2. Honestly, I don't know anything about these coins other than what's stamped on them. I just think foreign coins are interesting.

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  3. Wow the shape of the first coin is epic! I have never seen anything like that..

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  4. How much are they worth these days.. like if you would be selling them on ebay?

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  5. I love coins! Kenya has some pretty neat ones!

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  6. Cool man!I like it!:D

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  7. The second pair of coins look so awesome!

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  8. The German coin is pretty cool, especially since I have German in my blood :D

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  9. my family has a 1936 nazi coin. pretty cool. has a swastika on it.

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  10. those must be worth 1 millon dollarz!

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  11. I don't know what they're worth. Maybe a few bucks. Like I said, they aren't very rare.

    @k. hawks: Sounds awesome!

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  12. there's good information here

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  13. I collect coins and these are worth (depending on alot of stuff) from 2-300$...Auction setting of course...

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  14. I have some sort of German/Austrian? coin from 1812.....And a german penny from 1866... Pretty cool =D I love coins and History...Just the thought of who once held them and what they were spent on.....Crazy stuff.

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  15. Oo, nifty..especially the Vietnam coins from during the conflict. An interesting piece of history!

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  16. These are yours?

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  17. great blog :)

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  18. collected coins once then found them too bulky... now i am collecting bicycles =D

    smoochies n' poopies! :*

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