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...

January 16, 2020

Part II of our continuing presentation that describes the use of coins in the marketplace. Although it is primarily based in the subcontinent much of the information is application to most places in the world during the time of hand struck coin.

Fundamentally this discu...

January 11, 2020

In recent times we have produced a number of narratives discussing how coins were used in the marketplace from villages to major cities throughout history from when coinage began.

Many requests have been made to produce these as a simple video series and we are starting...

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