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The Hogmouths of Habsburg

Craig Blackstone Bethesda, Maryland, USA   1670 Austrian 3 Kreuzer coin.[i] Image by Craig Blackstone. Coins are miniature works of art. Since portraits of prominent individuals have graced coins for millennia, images forged in precious metals in the distant past can represent disease even now. Indeed, the earliest artistic depictions of disorders such as goiter […]