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- Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
- There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
- Everyday Earth
- When you think of "Earth" what comes to mind? Perhaps you feel the stable element of solidity and grounding. Or maybe you see Earth as the third planet from the Sun. Or for you, is Earth the rich brown soil in your own backyard? Earth is all these...
The Elements >> Earth
- A Couple Ghost Stories
- I don’t know many Cambridge ghosts but perhaps readers might enlighten me as to how many we have in the area. As a matter of fact, the Cambridge Archives would be pleased to have a collection of stories for the files. If you care to write up a story related...
Ghosts >> Ghost Stories
- Historical Christian Jewelry
- The art of jewelry making evolved though the centuries. In a sense, jewelry is any ornamentation or adornment on the body. Jewelry has been used not only for aesthetic reasons but also as an indication of a person’s status in life.
>> Body Mysteries
- The Meaning of the Tarot Suit of Disks
- The tarot suit of disks is also known as the suit of pentacles, coins, or diamonds, depending on the deck. Disks represent the element earth and are often depicted as money, crafts ir fruit (i.e. the fruits of your labor). Disks indicate a concern with money,...
Tarot Cards >> The Minor Arcana
- Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
- The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Assay Coins is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Assay Coins books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- Elemental assay of Roma silver and copper coins and associated
- Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, Vol. 219, No. 1 (1997)115- 117.
- CPY Document
- antiquity as a result of the need to assay gold and other precious metals for coin authentication and other reasons.
- Notes on the Chemical Composition of Parthian Coins with Special
- investigated chemically in any way, and these were all silver coins that were analyzed by fire assay for their silver and gold content only.
Suggested News Resources
- 10 Attractive Classic Commems
- The maximum quantity of coins authorized was 50000, and, in fact, 50028 (28 assay coins) were struck. Of these, 23100 were melted leaving a total of 26928 distributed.
Suggested Web Resources
- United States Assay Office Gold Coins
- GOLD COINS. Coins issued by Augustus Humbert as Assayer of Gold 1851 $50 1852 $10 1852 $20.
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