Thrace Coins on MA-Shops

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Thasos is part of Thrace. Over the years Thrace has been controlled by numerous other countries and was completely separated in 1878 when it was split among Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey.But before that Thrace was inhabitat by the Thracians who … Continued

Ancient Greek Masterpieces on MA-Shops

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Coinage from the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic Periods (Sarasota, Florida) September 1, 2022 – Greece is considered to be one of the most brilliant civilizations in world history. The ancient Greeks laid many of the foundations for western civilization including … Continued

First Banknotes

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Paper Money Money was only available in the form of coins until the 7th-11th century. Paper money first occurred in China and the idea was brought to Europe by Marco Polo. The first country in Europe to introduce paper money … Continued

Marcus Ulpius Traianus

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Roman Coins of Trajan Marcus Ulpius Traianus (his name as emperor was Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus) was born in 53 AD in Italica, a city in the Roman province of Hispania Baetica . He became Roman Emperor from 98 … Continued