If you’re head of state, you’ll be on coins– even if you last about as long as “The Chevy Chase Show.”
Maria Theresa never ruled the Holy Roman Empire, but she gave us a beautiful coin, and one of the most popular trade dollars ever.
Who would have thought a concept album inspired by the Falkland Islands War would end the most successful incarnation of Pink Floyd?
Napoleon Bonaparte sure is on a lot of coins and tokens. That’s what happens when you conquer or subjugate most of Europe.
As mentioned in Part I, Napoleon Bonaparte was on plenty of his empire’s official coinage. That was also true of unofficial ones.