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Taking a Step. Okay, a Small Step...

Revolutions need a spark to begin.

Tonight, I take one revolutionary step.

For several decades, I’ve collected volumes of historic coins and stamps. Especially coins. 256 more words


Guess on volume of trade in Gotland during Viking Age

The Viking, by Tre Tryckare, copyright 1967, has some fun speculation on the volume of annual trade in a major Viking trading town in Sweden. 663 more words

Viking Era

Buried hoards of gold and silver

One of the fascinating things to consider about the Viking and Roman ages is what economies looked like without a banking system or even a rudimentary financial system. 806 more words

Viking Era

Save Your Coins!

I always save my coins in this huge coin jar I have. It never gets all the way to the top but that’s just because it’s so huge, and I cash my coins in when I need extra cash. 179 more words

Coins and Riggs - Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

This weeks challenge asks:

Photography, and any visual art, is all about perspective. Where and how you place other objects in the frame can completely change how another part of the picture looks.

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Triple R midday news, 6 October 2017

Senator Nick Xenophon has announced he will be quitting federal politics and returning to state politics in South Australia.

A new survey has found Australians have a growing dislike for carrying coins, costing the country around 38.5 million dollars every month. 39 more words