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Holy Roman Empire in nummis

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Generic questions

What does FAQ mean?

FAQ means "Frequently Asked Questions". Here you'll find answers to the most common questions about HRE and coins.

Numismatic questions

I'v found a coin on which is written: TU DOMINE SPES MEA and FRANC D G R I S A GER IER REX. What's this?

If is not made of gold, is 99,99% a fake, a gift from "Reader's Digest". It's a "reproduction" of a ducat from Francis I , emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. The original coin, made in gold, wheights 3.4 gr whit a diameter of 20,4 mm. The fake is attracted by a magnet. ghirigoro
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