The introduction of the U.S. Trade Dollar was probably the least objectionable thing about the Coinage Act of 1873.
If you’re head of state, you’ll be on coins– even if you last about as long as “The Chevy Chase Show.”
As mentioned in Part I, Napoleon Bonaparte was on plenty of his empire’s official coinage. That was also true of unofficial ones.
The things we do for a free vacation.
Unloved by many (including Charles De Gaulle), this subway token-esque coin nevertheless proved to be very influential.
Napoleon Bonaparte sure is on a lot of coins and tokens. That’s what happens when you conquer or subjugate most of Europe.
A look at some coins issued by World War II puppet governments in Manchuria and France.