Was the 8.6 Frequency a Lost Ancient Knowledge?

Greek standards of 8.6

I have often been asked the question, WHY did the Greek denomination of the stater comply with the 8.6 frequency of the Economic Confidence Model? The silver stater minted at Corinth was 8.6 grams (0.28 oz) in weight, which was divided into three silver drachmae of 2.9 grams (0.093 oz). Its rival city-state was Athens, and their silver didrachm (two drachmae) weighed 8.6 grams (0.28 oz), while their Athenian silver tetradrachm (four drachmae) weighed 17.2 grams (0.55 oz).



What we do know is that the ancient Babylonians calculated the area of a circle by taking three times the square of its radius, which gave a value of pi = 3. One Babylonian tablet (ca. 1900–1680 BC) indicates a value of 3.125 for π, which is a closer approximation.

Rhind_Papyrus and Pi

Egyptian Golden RatioThe Rhind Papyrus (ca.1650 BC) gives us insight into Advanced Ancient Egyptian mathematics. The Egyptians calculated the area of a circle using a formula that gave an approximate value of 3.1605 for π (a 0.6% margin error, extremely good even by modern standards) 4000 years before that value was fixed at 3.14. We know that the Great Pyramid’s estimated dimensions are based on Phi, which only varies by 0.025%. A pyramid based on Pi varies by only 0.1% from the Great Pyramid’s estimated dimensions.

The first Greek calculation of π was done by Archimedes of Syracuse (287–212 BC), who was one of the greatest mathematicians of the ancient world. Archimedes approximated the area of a circle by using the Pythagorean Theorem. Archimedes showed that π is between 3 1/7 and 3 10/71.

Dekadrachm by Euainetos XF

Even when we look at Syracuse’s coinage, which is located in Sicily, we see the same standard. This is a Dekadrachm, which is 10 drachms of 4.3 grams each. We have no ancient text to resolve this mystery. It certainly appears that the coinage was based upon this understanding of Pi.

It remains a mystery why their monetary system was established at 8.6 grams. No accounts indicate why they chose this weight. I can only say that perhaps they intentionally made this a Pi derivative.

Prehistory is the period of human history between the first known use of stone tools by hominins c. 3.3 million years ago, the beginning of recorded history began with the invention of writing systems. There has long been a problem with academia in every field. Once they establish a belief, they simply defend it to the last dying man. They have done that with Historia Augusta insisting that it was fake because they did not hear of certain names of Roman Emperors during the 3rd century AD. Coins, such as Saturninus and Proculus, were discovered, which clearly established that academics were wrong. To this day, even Wikipedia claims its authenticity is questionable. “The true authorship of the work, its actual date, its reliability and its purpose have long been matters for controversy by historians and scholars…”

Ancient_Apocalypse Hancock

The NETFLIX show of Graham Hancock and his Ancient Apocalypse is an excellent show where he presents his theories, which Wikipedia calls “pseudoarchaeological,” to appease academics. Hancock has alleged the existence of an advanced civilization active during the last ice age. What I can say is that Scientists have recorded five significant ice ages throughout the Earth’s history: the Huronian (2.4-2.1 billion years ago), Cryogenian (850-635 million years ago), Andean-Saharan (460-430 mya), Karoo (360-260 mya) and Quaternary (2.6 mya-present). In addition, there have been about a dozen major glaciations that have occurred over the past 1 million years. These appear to be natural cyclical events that also align with the Earth’s passage around the universe. The largest such event peaked around 650,000 years ago and lasted for 50,000 years.

Babylonian Tablets Noah Ark

Great Flood

Hancock’s theory of civilization prehistory being destroyed by the last Ice Age, also appears to align with the legends of the Great Flood that in the Bible is said to be Noah. That most recent glaciation period or Ice Age, reached peak conditions some 18,000 years ago before giving way to the interglacial Holocene epoch 11,700 years ago.  There are accounts of a great flood that appear in virtually all the earliest recordings of history from virtually every culure.

Septimus Severus 193 211AD AE8 Assaria os Apameis Phrygia Story of Noah

The story of Noah’s Ark landing in what is a region of Turkey known in ancient times as Phrygia is even celebrated on Roman coins. The Ark depicted on this coin from the 2nd century AD even has the name inscribed “NOAH” on the vessel in Greek. It is entirely possible that this story dates back to the 10,000 BC era and represents the previous civilization of which Hancock has concluded existed.

Egypt Sphix Pyramid

What we do know is that the ancients had often built upon the ruins of the previous. The ancient city of Troy has several layers. The orientation and dispositions of the Sphinx, the Giza pyramids, and the Nile River relative to one another on the ground accurately reflect the constellations of Leo, Orion (specifically, Orion’s Belt), and the Milky Way, respectively. That does NOT mean that they were constructed in 10,000 BC, but something was there then previously. The Sphinx does show what appears to be water erosion marking from that period when the area was tropical. It cannot be ruled out that it was originally a lion recarved by the Egyptians thousands of years later.


About eight civilizations collapsed in the Bronze Age, with the exception of Egypt post-1250 BC. This was caused by a major shift in climate that led to droughts, which resulted in widespread famine that inspired migrations/invasions. This event of 1177 BC was the Bronze Age equivalent to the fall of Rome, for they both were followed by a Dark Age.

Empires Rise Fall Armstrong

Many have attributed this collapse of the Bronze Age to the Sea Peoples, who were most likely northern Mediterranean mass migrants due to the colder climate in Europe. The author Eric Cline in 1177BC The Year Civilization Collapsed, has brought together a nice assembly of sources but missed the climate change. He assumed there was a migration southward. However, we can see that the first dip to the cold came about 1,800 years ago, and the all-time high temperature was about 3,300 years ago.

The collapse of the Bronze Age was mostly complete by about 1100-1000 BC. Our computer has identified a 1720-year cycle beginning in the Dark Ages with the fall of Rome in 476 AD when the last pretend Emperor reigned (Romulus Augustus (575-476AD)). Our model highlighted the cycle between the Dark Ages of 1720 years, which brings us to 1244 BC — right on target for the beginning of the collapse of civilization.

All other civilizations collapsed, with the exception of Egypt post 1250 BC, but even that was greatly diminished. In school, they taught the linear version of the Sea Peoples who invaded to destroy. That storyline has long been way too simple, and Eric Cline brought a new perspective, linking it to drought and famine and the Sea Peoples, which he believed was more of a mass migration southward.

However, in addition to that, there is a major cycle on a fractal basis, which is 3096 years. Our computer has projected that there would have been a warming period of about 10,465 years BC, which would have probably coincided with the thaw of the last Ice Age, which may have produced the Great Flood and the legend of Noah that exists outside of the Bible.


The Tropic Belt has been gradually moving northward since 1970. Some call it the Tropic Squeeze.  Since 1920, the Sahara desert has also shifted and increased in size by 10%. There is debate over what is even causing that. Nevertheless, we now understand that even the Tropic Belt is subject to cyclical movement, which may also explain the shift from a lush green environment as late as 6,000 years ago, which then turned into a desert in the Sahara. Curiously, this is about the length of recorded history. This, too, may contribute to the illusion of global warming created by man. However, this may confirm that there was a civilization there in the region of the Pyramids when it was tropical and abandoned that area when it became desert.

sahara rock art of Chad

Saharan rock art as this one from Chad was carved or painted on the natural rocks of the central Sahara desert. The rock art dates from numerous periods starting c. 12,000 years ago, and is significant because it shows the culture of ancient African societies and that this region of the Pyramids was indeed tropical 13,000-10,000 years ago.

All I can say is that for the monetary system to have aligned with our 8.6 ECM frequency, it might be that this was ancient knowledge that has also been lost. They did not have TV back then and spent much time mapping the heavens. They may have discovered that Pi was indeed the secret cycle of the Universe.




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