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The Little Gallic Stater Mint: the first of its kind in the world!Here are the virtual coins struck by our visitors

  • Coin N° 9, minted by odile

    Made in Péronne on : 10/10/2017

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  • Coin N° 7, minted by therese

    Made in Péronne on : 10/10/2017

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  • Coin N° 6, minted by Isabelle

    Made in Péronne on : 10/10/2017

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NUMISMATIC VOCABULARY: "Coin Speak" For a full understanding of numismatic terms, follow our tutorial below

Obverse

Front (Heads) side of the coin bearing the main design (the type), for example a portrait on ancient coins, a national motif on modern coins.

Reverse

Second side of the coin, it bears the face value on modern coins.

Edge

Space corresponding to the thickness of the coin

Type

The main design on each side of a coin. Coins with the same type form a type set

Legend

Inscription, on the obverse and/or the reverse of the coin

Field

Flat background area, with no engraved motif, between the subject and legend if any

Beading

Small raised dots around the rim of medals and coins


The Vercingetorix Stater

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Striking a Gallic coin

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Subjects represented on Gallic coins

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Numismatic terms

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