Sunday, July 20, 2014

69: Several coin hoards buried in the 14th / 15th century


Several interesting articles about
coin hoards buried in the 14th-15th century:

(LINK)


A leeuwengroot
(gros compagnon, gros au lion)
from the County of Holland
from the hoard
(property Stichting Musea Noardeast Fryslân (Museum Dokkum)


Wednesday, April 30, 2014

68. Sofonisba Anguissola

Sofonisba Anguissola
1532-1625

STOLEN COIN

Isn't it lovely?
A nice leeuwengroot 
(gros au lion, gros compagnon)
from medieval Flanders.

Instead of arriving in the mail
as it should have,
this coin was
STOLEN BY A POSTAL WORKER 
 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (PostNL).

Thanks a lot, jerk.
(sent REGISTERED MAIL and everything!)