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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Coin Catalogs

I came across these coin rubbings while looking for textures/artifacts on google via coincoin.com. The site is a huge repository of information on old coins and money from around the world from all eras. The old book scans are beautiful in their content and simplicity. Some of the catalogs, like the chinese coins above, are actually from coin rubbings and not photographs or line drawings. Find out more about how the US Mint does their thing here.

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