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Robert Capa: December 1937, writer and journalist Ernest Hemingway takes breakfast in his hotel in Valencia, which he used as a base during the Spanish Civil War.

A silver double shekel minted by Hannibal's family around 230 B.C. The front depicts the Carthaginian god Melqart as Hercules and the reverse shows a war elephant. The coin was stamped in Spain, part of Carthage's larger empire [Credit: The Trustees of the British Museum/Art Resource, NY]