What will Become Money Post-2032?
QUESTION: Hello Martin, Been reading your writings with keen interest for over 15 years now since while you were incarcerated. My question is: The way you paint a [...]Read More
What is Really the Foundation of Money?
COMMENT: Martin, After several years of reading your blog, I have concluded that Socrates’ prognostications appear to be spot on. I also share your assertion [...]Read More
Did Caesar Issue a Coin When He Crossed the Rubicon?
QUESTION: I found it fascinating that you were able to calculate the funding of the war that Cleopatra provided Mark Antony. Have you done similar work to look at [...]Read More
Military Script – Has it Been Used for Centuries?
Limes denarius (Lim-ace) or coins of the borders, were bonze versions of silver denarii struck from official dies. They may be another example of coins of necessity [...]Read More
Hoards Are Vital to our Understanding of History
QUESTION: Why do you buy hoards? It is interesting. Just curious. JY ANSWER: The coinage is the ONLY way to truly confirm the history. Much of the most important [...]Read More
Cleopatra’s Proxy War Using Mark Antony
COMMENT: Martin, Just a quick note to thank you for sharing your excellent knowledge on world and ancient coins. Your two recent blogs on “Hoards in History” [...]Read More
Owning a Piece of History
A lot of people have been asking if I still have some ancient coins available. I will put together what I have from some hoards I have purchased for study. [...]Read More
Ancient Coins Soaring in Price
This is historically perhaps the most important coin of the Roman Republic. It was estimated at £500,000 and it sold for £2,700,000 ($3.5 million). This is the [...]Read More
What Were the 30 Silver Coins Given to Judas?
QUESTION: Marty, do you happen to know what type/kind of shekel coins Jesus was most likely betrayed for? Thanks, A ANSWER: The Biblical account makes no mention [...]Read More
Angkor Wat & Its Decline and Fall
QUESTION: Angkor Wat was abandoned and the whole society seems to have vanished. I saw somewhere that this was due to climate change and the drying up of their [...]Read More