The History Of Commemorative Coins and Medals

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Aside from their commercial and economical value and importance, coins have for a very long time been used to mark certain events, places or even remember historical people thus the reference as commemorative. These coins were first issued in 1892, to mark 400 years of Columbus exploration of the world, […]

1421: The Year China Discovered the World – by Gavin Menzies

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1421: The Year China Discovered the World is a bit of a ground-breaking, or controversial, re-writing of history. It follows a retired submarine captain who uncovers a thesis that claims that a lot of the history we were taught at school level is not necessarily correct. Gavin Menzies argues, and rather […]