Quotes of Coinage

“ Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste. ”

- William Butler Yeats

“ Not till the fire is dying in the grate, look we for any kinship with the stars. Oh, wisdom never comes when it is gold, And the great price we paid for it full worth: We have it only when we are half earth. Little avails that coinage to the old! ”

- George Meredith
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