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  1. Hmm Check my thread in The Rest of the World. I will post some individual pictures. Here is a tidbit from Wikipedia about Tokugawa coinage Nibuban and Ichibuban[edit] A Tenpō silver Ichibuban (1837-1854). The Nibuban (二分判) was worth half a Koban and was rectangular gold coin. The Ichibuban (一分判) could be either made of silver or gold, in which case it was a quarter of a Koban. The gold Ichibuban of 1714 (佐渡一分判金) had a weight of 4.5 g, with 85.6% of gold and 14.2% of silver. The silver Ichibuban from 1837 to 1854 (Tenpō Ichibugin, 天保一分銀, "Old Ichibuban") weighed 8.66 g, with an alloy of 0.21% gold and 98.86% silver.[4] Nishuban and Isshuban[edit] There were then Nishuban (二朱判) and Isshuban (一朱判) small denominations of silver or gold, before getting to the Mon or Sen bronze coins. From 1853 to 1865, the silver Isshuban (Kaei Isshugin, 嘉永一朱銀) weighed 1.88 g, with an alloy of 1.7% gold, 98.7% silver and 1.12% copper.[4] Genroku gold Nishuban (1695-1710). Bunsei gold Isshuban (1819-1828). The sizes are small, The largest is the Ichibu Gin or Ichibuban Silver bar about 1/2" x 1" the others are smaller. I have one that is about 3/4" by 2 inches.
  2. Just got these yesterday. Bought directly from a coin shop in Japan in Japanese. こちらにも誰か日本語が話せる方居ますか? Small gold and silver bars directly from Japan, the money during the samurai era of Japan. Very happy with the quality and packaging. From several different eras, Ansei, Meiji, etc.All from around 1850. More than 100 years old.
  3. Small gold and silver bars directly from Japan, the money during the samurai era of Japan.From several different eras, Ansei, Meiji, etc.All from around 1850. More than 100 years old. Straight from a coin shop in Japan.Beautiful condition. Great prices.Smaller Isshu Gin silver-$20 Larger Ichibu Gin silver- $45 Smaller Nishu Kin gold- $50 Larger Nichibu Kin gold-$75 +$2 shipping +3% for Paypal Also available on Ebay. Check my store. Payment by Paypal, Google Wallet, or Bitcoin accepted. http://stores.ebay.com/sostratosfinest
  4. Lot of 5 small bronze coins from the Late Roman Empire. Several different types. Size from 10-15mm. 2 Theodosius the Great coins 379-395 A.D. Obverse: Bust of Theodosius the Great Reverse: Goddess Victory dragging war a captive and trophy 2 Theodosius the Great coins 379-395 A.D. Obverse: Bust of Theodosius the Great Reverse: Wreath with inscription 1 Constantine the Great coin 309-337 AD Obverse: Veiled Bust of Constantine the Great Reverse: Standing visage of Constantine the Great Absolutely beautiful condition. A fantastic addition to any collection. $55 including shipping.
  5. The gold coin actually has a mint of ~4000 not 2000. Sorry
  6. Stunning 2016 1/4 ounce pure gold coin from the Korean government mint, KOMSCO, featuring the beautiful Korean tiger. Extremely rare and only 4,032 minted! Wonderful addition to any collection. 7.78 grams of 99.99% pure gold. Comes with plastic coin case and mint case. Expedited shipping from South Korea with tracking number. I can offer this much cheaper here than on Ebay. $500, free shipping Payment through Paypal or Bitcoin. Can also order through my Ebay store if you wish. Search thread title on Ebay. I am the ONLY seller.
  7. Here is a video for the 1/4oz gold tiger coin
  8. I can't find out about the exact mintage. If you are looking for super low mintage bullion i I will post about a 2016 Korean Tiger 1/4oz gold coin from the Korean government mint soon that has a mintage of ~2000. I'll try and look into the mintage more tomorrow. It's 2:30 am here in Korea now...
  9. Thanks a lot. I really thought it was special, too.
  10. Low mintage, exceedingly rare 500 gram silver bar from South Korea. Design shows a Korean tiger in the shape of the Korean peninsula. Also showing disputed territory with Japan, the Dokdo Islets. Called Takeshima in Japan. Chinese characters and Korean Hangeul letters read Hanbando which means Korean peninsula Also, has Chinese characters and Hangeul letters for Taehanminguk which means Republic of South Korea. Dokdo (the disputed territory), The East Sea (Korea's disputed name of the Sea of Japan) and other words are in English lettering ON THE BAR!!! Extremely rare collectors item. 99.99% pure silver bar. Includes plastic case. Minted in South Korea. Ships from South Korea with tracking number. $425 -free shipping with tracking number. Also listed on Ebay but will add more for shipping. Search the tread title on Ebay, I am the ONLY seller.
  11. Hi and thanks for the comments!
  12. Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great (Greek: Aléxandros ho Méga ), was a king (basileus) of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon[a] and a member of the Argead dynasty. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II, to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa, and by the age of thirty he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from Greece to northwestern India. He was undefeated in battle and is widely considered one of history's most successful military commanders. Kingdom of Macedonia, Alexander The Great 336-323 BC, AR Drachm, posthumously struck in Kolophon approx. 310-301 BC. Obverse: Head of Heracles with lion's skin r. Reverse: Zeus throning facing left, with eagle and sceptre; In l. field: B; under throne: N; right, royal name AΛEΞANΔPOY 17mm, 4,14 gram.
  13. Always leave the last 10% for someone else. In and out of stocks like a cold shower.
  14. I tried putting some up for sale on this site only. Let's see what happens. In the Rest of the World section.