Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The Collectors: Rare Coins

Posted by Kero at Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Happy Wednesday to all! Time for another round of fun on ABC Wednesday. My take for letter C is a collection of rare gold and silver coins I photographed during the The Collectors exhibit last month at Burjuman Mall.

90th Anniversary of the end of World War I gold coin

Charles Darwin 200 Anniversary silver coin

Celebration coin for Lady Diana, Queen of Hearts

HRH The Prince of Wales silver coin

Ten Thousand Yen coin

 You may visit a UAE gold currency here.

An entry for


14 sweets for Kero:

Leslie: on August 3, 2010 at 9:10 PM said...

Fascinating collection of coins. I never thought I'd find coins to be so intricate and colourful. :D

Sylvia K on August 3, 2010 at 9:20 PM said...

What a terrific post for the C Day! And what a fascinating collection indeed!! Thanks for sharing the photos and information! Love it! Hope your week is going well!

Sylvia

photowannabe on August 3, 2010 at 9:39 PM said...

Fascinating coins.

Leo on August 3, 2010 at 9:53 PM said...

oh wow.. what a lovely set of coins..

Roger Owen Green on August 3, 2010 at 10:29 PM said...

COOL set of COINS.

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Roger Owen Green on August 3, 2010 at 10:29 PM said...

COOL set of COINS.

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Annelie on August 4, 2010 at 1:45 AM said...

Wow, such a collection!

Annelie E, ABC Wednesday team

Cheryl on August 4, 2010 at 4:35 AM said...

Been collecting coins all my life. Nothing quite like this brilliant collection.

Wanda on August 4, 2010 at 5:55 AM said...

What a stunning collection.

By the way, can I borrow a dollar??

Just kidding!

Julie on August 4, 2010 at 5:56 AM said...

At one stage in my life, I collected coins. Not rare ones as I did not have that level of money, but ones from the Australian Mint where they would issue coins on a regular basis. Eventually this collection was sold by my ex-husband. Such a shame.

Vernz on August 4, 2010 at 11:54 AM said...

Hello, this is so expensive .. love the LAdy Diana coin .. coincidence? mine is coin too.. hehe.

Nora Johnson on August 4, 2010 at 8:37 PM said...

Wow, what a fabulous collection of coins - love the red in the shots!

Happy Ruby Tuesday,

LOLA:)

btw Mine this time is HERE. Hope you can stop by.

Anna on August 5, 2010 at 12:35 AM said...

Coin is an excellent C-word! Your choice of rare coins is also wonderful.
Best wishes,
Anna
Anna's Cats

witsandnuts on August 9, 2010 at 1:26 PM said...

Nice! Maybe I should start collecting coins.

 

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