Again she held the coin before his eyes, dazzling him with the vastness of its value.
Out from the shade of the awning the coin flashed golden in the blaze of sunshine and fell toward the sea in a glittering arch.
I had not, to all appearance, been followed in the street; and if I had, they could not `X-ray' the coin in my closed hand.
He said that, all things considered, I ought to put the coin back in the Collection; but that he himself would keep it `for the present'.
or how can anyone but Philip and myself know I gave him a tiny coin in the middle of the sea?
The Australian chap did know that Hawker wanted the coin.
An active figure ran down the steps of the house and showed under the golden lamplight the unmistakable head that resembled the Roman coin.
Taking a latchkey from the girl and the coin from Hawker, Flambeau let himself and his friend into the empty house and passed into the outer parlour.
We have come," said Father Brown politely, "to give back this coin to its owner.
I had come ashore with only two pieces of money, both about the same size, but differing largely in value--one was a French gold piece worth four dollars, the other a Turkish coin
worth two cents and a half.
Perhaps, mademoiselle, they might give that much at the mint, for there they coin
money; but, in this shop, no one will give more than five francs for that thimble.
Eesti Pank will issue four coins
in 2018 to mark the anniversary of the republic.
A German doctor has decided to return a rare ancient coin
he discovered on a visit to Jerusalem 25 years ago.
Given the need for mints to innovate (particularly those that rely on commemorative coins
for a large part of their output), together with the reduced number of available technologies for making coins
resistant to counterfeiting compared to banknotes, holograms could provide a solution--if and when the technical issues relating to durability are overcome.
weighs 3 grams with 79% copper, 20% zinc and 1% nickel.