Happy St. George’s Day! April 23rd, 2017

St. George was born sometime around the year 280 in what is now Turkey. He was a soldier and rose up through the ranks of the Roman army, eventually becoming a personal guard to the Emperor Diocletian. He was executed for being a Christian on April 23, 303, and is buried in the town of […]

Happy St. George’s Day! April 23rd, 2017

St. George was born sometime around the year 280 in what is now Turkey. He was a soldier and rose up through the ranks of the Roman army, eventually becoming a personal guard to the Emperor Diocletian. He was executed for being a Christian on April 23, 303, and is buried in the town of…

It’s Still the Year Of the Horse!

No, I didn’t mistype my title of this post:) We might have had our New Year 13 days ago, but the Chinese New Year is on February 19th! So, officially it is still the Year Of The Horse!  Enjoy this horsey themed coins below!! 2014 was the Year of the Horse, but every year really should be  the year of the horse! Shya Huh?…

Joan of Arc Portrayed In Equine Art

Joan of Arc depicted on horseback in an illustration from a 1505 manuscript Known for her fierce bravery and believe in her faith, Joan Of Arc supported Charles VII and helped recover France from English domination during the Hundred Years’ War. Later she was captured by the English and burned alive at the stake when she…