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Between War and Peace: The Romanian commemorative coins of 1939

Gold coins minted right before the outbreak of World War II? Commemorative coins on the 100th anniversary of King Carol without a single reference to the ruler? You have to know the historical background to understand why Carol II had these coins commissioned in 1939. more ]

Romanian Coins (1989 to 2014)

Hardly anything says so much about the self-understanding of a country than its coins, in the past as in the present. Erwin Schäffer’s catalog of the coinage of post-communist Romania, therefore, is much more than a price guide. more ]

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