On the 5th of November 2019, we remember the Gunpowder Plot and the reign of King James I and present you with Shilling a Penny and a Gold Laurel, all coined during James I's reign.
27th September 2019, marks the anniversary of two important events in American history. The first is the appointment of John Adams, who became the US's second president, to negotiate peace terms with Great Britain. In 2019, this event also happened to coincide with Native American Day, a holiday that honours the contributions of Native Americans to US culture.
On This Day... 24th July
-Wednesday, July 24, 2019
In Coincraft's 'Telling History with Money' feature, we look back at historical events that have occurred on a particular date.
The 24th of July 2019, marked the anniversary of Simón Bolivar, also known as the "Liberator" of South America. It was also on this date that Hiram Bingham III made public the existence of Machu Picchu. History on this blog will, of course, always be told with money.