Sierra Leone Issues Dollar Coin

British Sierra Leone Company issued a silver dollar coin in 1791, three years prior to United States issuing a silver dollar. Continue reading

British Copper Coins

The British government issued milled copper coins stamped with the image of Britannia in London, England in 1672. Continue reading

Augustus Caesar

Augustus (Latin: Imperātor Caesar Dīvī Fīlius Augustus; 23 September 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD) was the founder of the Roman Principate and considered the first Roman emperor, controlling the Roman Empire from 27 BC until his death in AD 14. Continue reading

Early example of political propaganda

During the reign of the first Roman emperor, Augustus Caesar, 17 BCE, the depictions of a comet by a western civilization were stamped onto coins. Continue reading