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Late 50s: photos of New Orleans
Late 50s: photos of New Orleans
New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, which is located on the banks of the Mississippi river. New Orleans is a highly developed economic and commercial center thanks to a large port that has access to the Gulf of Mexico. Unique...
31 March 2020, 23:04
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A mammoth tusk 2.5 meters long was found in Germany
A mammoth tusk 2.5 meters long was found in Germany
In southern Germany, archaeologists have unearthed an ancient mammoth Tusk. The find is impressive in its size – the length of the Tusk is almost 2.5 meters. According to archaeologists, mammoths lived in this area about 20 thousand years ago – in those...
30 March 2020, 22:04
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New South Wales post offices at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
New South Wales post offices at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
The most populous state in the South-East of Australia is New South Wales. This is where the largest city and capital of the state is located – Sydney. In 1842, a regular mail service was established between Sydney and Melbourne. In 1848, the postal...
30 March 2020, 20:11
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Shestak with an interesting history of creation sold for 90 198 hryvnia
Shestak with an interesting history of creation sold for 90 198 hryvnia
Jan Kazimir's Shestak is another Polish coin sold in the middle of the map on Violity. The cost of the 1656 coin was 90,198 hryvnias. The coin attracted the attention of more than a hundred numismatists who followed the auction. The silver copy was not...
30 March 2020, 17:56
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Collecting beer labels: where to start
Collecting beer labels: where to start
Biophilia – the perfect hobby for beer lovers. This line of collecting includes searching for and purchasing beer cans and bottles, lids, labels, and other items related to this intoxicating drink. The easiest way to assemble covers and labels is to...
29 March 2020, 13:20
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Niue has prepared for the release of a coin with a self portrait of van Gogh
Niue has prepared for the release of a coin with a self portrait of van Gogh
In 2020, a Niue coin dedicated to the Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh will be on sale. Numismatic novelty with a face value of 5 dollars is made of 999 silver. The reverse shows a portrait of the painter, which contains many relief details. There are no...
28 March 2020, 23:11
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Budapest of the 80's: photos of everyday life
Budapest of the 80's: photos of everyday life
Budapest is the capital and most populous city of Hungary. Budapest's strengths are in the financial, commercial, technological and educational fields. Therefore, the city has become one of the fastest growing European centers in our days. The Central...
28 March 2020, 23:11
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Silver and copper: two Austrian Easter coins issued
Silver and copper: two Austrian Easter coins issued
Austria has issued collectible coins prepared for Easter. The Easter series has been published annually since 2002. The new coins are dedicated to horses - animals that have had one of the most significant influences on the development of mankind. A...
27 March 2020, 23:13
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Social distancing on the covers of music albums
Social distancing on the covers of music albums
Artists from Los Angeles (USA) Paco Conde and Beto Fernandez reworked album covers of famous musical groups. This took into account the recommendation of doctors to be at a sufficient distance from each other during the quarantine. Social distance has...
27 March 2020, 23:13
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600 bottles of beer found in Scarborough castle
600 bottles of beer found in Scarborough castle
During the investigation of the premises of the English Scarborough Castle in the County of Yorkshire, old beer bottles were found. More than 600 containers were located on one of the stairs that leads to the basement. Archaeologists immediately assumed...
27 March 2020, 23:13
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