Tag Archives: Mostly Copper

Mostly Copper

by Donald Dool During the Napoleonic Wars the northern Italian city of Mantua was besieged twice. In 1797 the French laid siege and in 1799 they were the besieged. The first siege began on June 4, 1796 as a move … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tiny coins desirable even damaged

By Donald H. Dool Thanks to a bit of a buying spree and some good fortune, our trip across southern Europe is off on a detour that takes us to Germany and Namur in the southern Netherlands. The city of … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment