A Hiker Found an Extremely Rare Gold Coin almost 2,000 Years Old

NOTE: not a gold "denarius" as the expert denotes, but an aureus, RCV 3338 (RIC 820, BMCRE 699) minted in Rome CE 107 and valued by Sear in 2002 in EF at $16,500

OCRE reference with photo,

The newly found example is much nicer than the example illustrated in OCRE that resides in the BM


France/ 17th Century Jeton

Louis XIV CE 1643-1715 (no date) minted in Lorraine

AE Jeton; 28mm, 6.56g, 6h.

F. 12542

O: LVD XIIII D G FR ET NAV REX, King on horse to left. 
R: HOC SYDERE + LILIA FLORENT, crowned coat of arms surrounded by double collar