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  • publication . Article . 2010
    Open Access
    Authors:
    David Woods;
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    Country: Ireland

    The Roman emperor Caligula issued the same type of quadrans throughout his reign, where the obverse depicted a pileus, a type of cap given to former slaves upon their manumission, and the reverse the letters RCC. Eckhel suggested that the obverse referred to the restora...

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  • publication . Article . 1889
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Murphy, Joseph John;
    Publisher: Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
    Country: Ireland

    The work of the British Mint is done gratuitously; the expense of coining gold into sovereigns is borne, not by the merchant or banker, or other person who sends the gold to the mint, but by the payers of taxes. It is difficult to see the justice of this. No doubt it is...

  • publication . Article . 2010
    Open Access
    Authors:
    David Woods;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Country: Ireland

    Julius Caesar's second issue of coinage in 48BC during his civil-war with Pompey consisted of an aureus, three slightly different varieties of denarius, and a quinarius, all displaying the same basic reverse-type, the legend CAESAR across a trophy. As for the obverse, t...

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  • publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Shaen Corbet; Douglas J. Cumming;
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    Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
    Country: Ireland

    This chapter sets out to establish the key issues that have become central within the market for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Within this context, we provide a brief overview of the existing literature based on ICOs around the world, while explaining the motivations a...

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  • publication . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Woods, David;
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    Publisher: Israel Numismatic Society
    Country: Ireland

    The Maronite Chronicle records that Muʽāwiyah struck gold and silver coins without crosses upon his accession as caliph in 661. It is argued here that this is a misinterpretation of coins issued by the Byzantine emperor Constans II c.659, following the promotion of his ...

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  • publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2016
    Closed Access
    Authors:
    W. David McIntyre;
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    Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

    The creation of the Secretariat in 1965 was the most important landmark in the evolution of the present Commonwealth. After half-a-century of desultory attempts to detach the instruments of consultation from the routines of Whitehall, the matter was clinched quite sudde...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    David Woods;
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    Publisher: Duke University Press
    Country: Ireland

    It is argued that Constantine concealed the Latin symbol for a thousand within a depiction of two apparent wreaths on the reverse of a type of solidus struck in 325/26, and that he did so in order to allude to the one-thousand year reign of the resurrected martyrs with ...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Authors:
    Margaret Burrell;
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    Publisher: University of Toronto Press Inc. (UTPress)

    The possible explanations for her conduct vary according to her perceived status as either a willing participant or a victim. If she is a willing participant in her capitulation and seduction, there are three reasons why the knight is successful, according to antecedent...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    David Woods;
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    Publisher: Duke University
    Country: Ireland

    This paper publishes two new examples of the use of the eagle countermark on folles struck before the reform of 539, and offers a new explanation for the use of this countermark: that it was used by Nicetas, the cousin of the future emperor Heraclius, as his forces adva...

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  • publication . Article . 1892
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Henry O. Forbes;
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    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC

    I HAVE just obtained from the Chatham Islands a nearly perfect sub-fossil skull of an extinct Ocydromine rail, closely resembling the Mauritian Aphanapteryx, five and quarter inches long, beak arched, slender, very pointed, for which I propose the specific name Hawkinsi...

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