June 19, 2020

Hi folks,

On many silver coins historically used in China there are specific marks stamped into them. These marks come in various shapes and sizes. A study is being made on this by a dedicated society.

In the great subcontinent hand struck coins, in general silver rupees...

June 14, 2020


There have been many requests from people around the world asking what is the work regime and commitment required of a non fiction co-author and researcher. 

Well we will be uploading to our Twitter site updates describing what is happening. Not exactly on a daily b...

May 23, 2020

One a new series of short podcasts on coin collecting. This one is on the subject of collecting real history in hand struck coins. It discusses the difference between collecting pretty coins that cannot be fully attributed and coins that can be fully attributed. 


April 21, 2020

Review of Research on Covid-19

In late 2019, doctors in Wuhan, China, started seeing patients with a novel, severe respiratory disease. Experience with the SARS epidemic earlier this century led the doctors and scientists to recognize that this disease was caused by a n...

April 12, 2020

In this time of upheaval, grief and uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we can hope for progress towards prevention, successful treatments and an acceptable post-pandemic future as a result of research by the world’s medical scientists and clinicians.  This repor...

April 11, 2020

One of our numismatic friends, Nirmal Kumar, put together a little video of his collection of two pound coins. 

Nirmal worked in the UK for time and got the bug for these while there.

April 6, 2020


With the isolation thoughts turn to many things.

To our subscribers please remain safe and secure.

For those who may have research to contribute we will publish on our pages. 

Take care.

March 17, 2020

The progress on our next book.

February 16, 2020

A true story follows. 

Very recently I was approached by a dear friend in the coin world. A friend of a friend of a friend (you get the drift here) had asked him about a great coin. Well it looked like a great coin.

It was certainly well out of their area of expertise an...

February 2, 2020

A technical advice written by private researcher and collector Amit Mehta from Ahmedabad is published on our Technical Advices page. This paper should be read by researchers and collectors alike. Please click on the menu table "Tech Advices". It is the final paper in t...

Please reload

Recent Posts