World Coin Identifier

No matter what country your coin is from, all coins share similar characteristics. For example, all coins have “Heads” & “Tails” or Obverse & Reverse. Some coins have portraits on both sides, then the “Head” side would be the side with the date. If there is no date, the “Head” side is the side that shows the […]
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Philippines Coinage under U.S. Sovereignty

The Philippines was ceded to the United States as part of the settlement between Spain and the United States at the end of the Spanish-American War in 1898. A self-governing commonwealth was established in 1935. The U.S. granted the Republic of The Philippines full independence on July 4, 1946. During the United States administration, Congress was responsible for […]
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Collecting World Paper Money

Most people first come into contact with world paper money through International travel. Interesting examples are kept as souvenirs and often become the beginnings of a paper money collection. As more people travel, world paper money collecting has become as popular as coin collecting as a hobby. Since adequate information in the form of catalogs […]
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Exchanging Money For Money

Each country in the world has its own money system. When people travel across national boundaries they usually need to convert the money they are carrying to the local currency. This is usually performed at a bank or Foreign Exchange Trader. The rates charged reflect the current price of that currency on world markets plus […]
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