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  • publication . Article . 2010
    Open Access
    Authors:
    David Woods;
    Persistent Identifiers
    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 . Article . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    David Woods;
    Persistent Identifiers
    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 . 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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  • other research product . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Cuffe, Paul;
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    Publisher: IEC-IEEE-KATS
    Country: Ireland

    IEC-IEEE-KATS Academic Challenge, Busan, Korea, 22-23 October 2018 The year of 2017 saw a surge of interest in a curious new way to raise capital: the 'Initial Coin Offering' (ICO). In this style of crowdfunding, investors exchange a general-purpose cryptocurrency, such...

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  • publication . Article . 2012
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Kate Crookes; William G. Hayward;
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    Publisher: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
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