A journalist of note reviews articles and books for collectors of coins, tokens & medals.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The Peculiar Case of the Bug-Eyed King
An interesting discussion of a coin depicting an ancient Norwegian king with remarkably protruding eyeballs. Did he suffer from a medical condition? Was he the victim of an aberrant portrait artist? Much to ponder here.
W.J. Elvin III, Editor & Publisher