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Roman Coins Wash up on Beach in Florida

By admin / April 11, 2019

  There have been discoveries of Roman coins in Japan as well as in North America. There has even been the discovery of a Roman sword in Newfoundland. Now, a treasure hunter with a metal detector uncovered seven Roman coins that washed up on a beach here in the Tampa region. This is strong evidence that […]

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Is Gold Still Liquid in Bullion Form?

By admin / April 5, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Martin– Thank you for your daily blog. I read it first thing each morning. Regarding the bank liquidity problems with the Eurozone banks: would it make sense to put assets in precious metals as a hedge against problems in the banking sector (i.e., getting capital out of the banks and into a safe […]

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Hoard of Athenian Owls

By admin / March 20, 2019

Athenian Owls – The 1st World Currency of the Ancient World 5th Century BC Athenian silver tetradrachms became the first recognized World Currency in Ancient times. These coins were imitated in surrounding regions because they were the recognized standard of value more so than the silver content itself. We are pleased to offer an extremely […]

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Julian II – The Trump of Rome?

By admin / March 20, 2019

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; You seem to have studied history more than any professor I ever met. So I am directing this question to you. Did Rome have their Trump who tried to drain the swamp? Or was everyone just immersed in the swamp? LR ANSWER: History repeats because human nature never changes no matter how […]

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Biblical Judaeo Widow Mites

By admin / March 20, 2019

Biblical Judaeo Widow Mites   We have less than 100 of the Judaean Æ Widow Mites available from a hoard, which we need to limit to one per customer. Many people complained that only attendees at the WEC were able to purchase these coins. These coins are only available to American buyers. It is just […]

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Commodity Prices Before 1259

By admin / December 2, 2017

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; You mentioned that your chart on wheat was back to 1259 excluding ancient data. Is it really possible to collect data on commodity prices in ancient times? Thank you GD ANSWER: Oh yes. We have commodity prices extending back even into Sumerian times. All sorts of legal contracts and invoices for trade were […]