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2020 National Treasures silver and gold medals from JAPAN – “Ginkaku-ji” temple

2020 National Treasures silver and gold medals from JAPAN – “Ginkaku-ji” temple

  • September 29, 2020
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Although known as “Ginkaku-ji”, the official name of the temple is Jisho-ji. It was built in 1482 by Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa, who wanted to compete with Kinkaku-ji, the Golden Pavilion, built by his grandfather Ashikaga Yoshimitsu.

His intention was to cover the pavilion with silver foils, but because of the intensification of the Onin War, which had broken out a few years earlier, in 1467, the construction was stopped. So that the pavilion was never covered with silver.

The building, which was supposed to be an ostentatious monument, is now taken as an example to show...

Exceptional gold medal designed by Pierre TURIN at Auction!

Exceptional gold medal designed by Pierre TURIN at Auction!

Within the framework of the auction organized by CHEROYAN Auction House in ROUEN on March 21th 2020, an exceptional gold medal signed Pierre Louis...

Notre Dame de Paris on  fire!

Notre Dame de Paris on fire!

We very rarely deviate from the field of numismatics, which is our DNA, at NUMISMAG. However, there are events that cannot leave you insensitive....

50th anniversary 1969 moon landing, worldwide coins and medals

50th anniversary 1969 moon landing, worldwide coins and medals

APPOLO 11 has forever marked the history of space conquest and the history of mankind. This is the reason why many National Mints around...

2019 dutch KNM numismatic program

2019 dutch KNM numismatic program

The dutch mint unveiled today the official numismatic collectors for 2019.

Dutch Euro Coin Sets 2019 – National Collection ®:

Only the 5 and 10...

2018 HARRY POTTER “MIRROR COIN” struck by dutch Mint

2018 HARRY POTTER “MIRROR COIN” struck by dutch Mint

The Royal Dutch Mint presented this week its last numismatic issue “Harry Potter – Mirror Coin”, a medal inspired by the Hero of fantasy...

2018 Latvian gold coin Bubble Fibulae, last gold trilogy coin
Coin & Latvia & Medal

2018 Latvian gold coin Bubble Fibulae, last gold trilogy coin

2018 Latvian gold coin Bubble Fibulae, last gold trilogy coin...
The Raymond BRIGG’s SNOWMAN on a 2018 Royal Mint coin

The Raymond BRIGG’s SNOWMAN on a 2018 Royal Mint coin

The Royal Mint, together with Penguin Ventures (part of Penguin Random House), has today announced that it will be releasing a series of special...

2018 last latvian numismatic issue – €5 Coats of Arms Coin

2018 last latvian numismatic issue – €5 Coats of Arms Coin

On Tuesday, 23 October, Latvijas Banka is issuing a €5 silver collector coin “Coats of Arms Coin”, dedicated to Latvia’s centenary.

The euro collector coin...

1776 Benjamin FRANKLIN’S LIBERTAS AMERICANA MEDAL, by Augustin DUPRE

1776 Benjamin FRANKLIN’S LIBERTAS AMERICANA MEDAL, by Augustin DUPRE

Medal of friendship birth between France and United States engraved by Augustin Dupré, “Americana Libertas” is one of the most famous medals linked to...

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