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European currency unit

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Great Britain Maundy three pence coin and Queen Victoria Jeton

 Collection — Folder 1689 Coin
Identifier: SC 01641
Scope and Contents

Silver three pence coin from Great Britain depicting the bust of William III and Queen Mary. A hole was drilled into the coin, possibly done after Mary's death to evil spirits could exit the coin and render it safe for use. The Jeton has 20 stamped on it with an image of Queen Victoria on the verso. It, like the 3 pence coin, has a similar hole drilled into it at the crown of the Queen's head.

Dates: 1689 and circa 1840

Robert L. Ochsenhirt Collection of German and Eastern European currency

Identifier: SC 01623
Scope and Contents Collection 15 of German and Eastern Front bank notes. Of note are specific locations for some of the notes which include a note from the period of the Russo-Japanese War and the First Russian revolution in 1905, a Ukrainian bank note issued by the short lived Ukrainian People's Republic in 1918, and a Bulgarian bank note which dates from the first decade of communist rule in Bulgaria. The notes illustrate the tumultuous history of economics for this area and show the severity of the...
Dates: 1904-1951