1920 (21 January) $50 Republic of Ireland Bond issued by Eamon de Valera. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Dáil Éireann Bond Certificates: 1st Series, $50 (21 January 1920)

Dáil Éireann Bond Certificates Within days of being appointed Minister for Finance in 1919 Collins set about raising the funds necessary if Dáil Éireann was to fulfill its stated ambition of providing an alternative government to the British one that was operating from Dublin Castle. He announced a loan issue on behalf of the Dáil.…

1920 (21 January) $100 Republic of Ireland Bond No. 7962 signed by Eamon de Valera. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Dáil Éireann Bond Certificates: 1st Series, $100 (21 January 1920)

Dáil Éireann Bond Certificates Within days of being appointed Minister for Finance in 1919 Collins set about raising the funds necessary if Dáil Éireann was to fulfill its stated ambition of providing an alternative government to the British one that was operating from Dublin Castle. He announced a loan issue on behalf of the Dáil.…

1920 (21 January) Republic of Ireland - Ten Dollars Bond issued by Eamon de Valera. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Dáil Éireann Bond Certificates: 1st Series, $10 (21 January 1920)

Dáil Éireann Bond Certificates Within days of being appointed Minister for Finance in 1919 Collins set about raising the funds necessary if Dáil Éireann was to fulfill its stated ambition of providing an alternative government to the British one that was operating from Dublin Castle. He announced a loan issue on behalf of the Dáil.…

1652 Massachussets "oak tree" silver threepence

How NOT to sell “the gem” in your coin collection … an example of a ‘numismatic’ marketing faux pas !

It is every metal detector’s dream to find something worth a million, although most of them do it for the exercise, the fresh air and the fun they have in researching their smaller finds. Its about the history. I was very surprised and impressed to discover that most detectorists donate their finds to local museums…