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The Silver Pfennig

The Silver Pfennig

This pure silver coin features the visage of Lord Eddard Stark, one of the principal characters  of the novel A GAME OF THRONES by best-selling author George R.R. Martin.  Eddard (known to his friends as Ned) is the current Warden of the North and Lord of Winterfell as the story begins.  Here we see that...
Shire Post Mint Workshop Tour

Shire Post Mint Workshop Tour

   Here we see two of the working presses on the shop floor. The blue one is a manual screw press with a working capacity of about 40 tonnes. It was made by the American Can Company in Chicago Illinois, probably early in the 1900s. This basic screw press design dates to the 15th century,...
New Sewing Buttons

New Sewing Buttons

Dedicated to the principle of making fantasy realms tangible through the creation of small everyday artifacts, such as buttons, coins, and stamps, that help us form a “sense of place”. Here are a few of our new sewing button designs, check the Buttons Page link to see more.