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Forum: Advanced Topics Nov 23, 2010, 09:43 AM
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Posted By mmarotta
Background Histories for Astronomy and Coins

My reviews of Astronomical Symbols on Ancient and Medieval Coins by Marshall Faintich appeared in the Centinel of the CSNS and the Mich-Matist of the MSNS. I found a co-author who is majoring in...
Forum: Publications Nov 19, 2010, 03:54 PM
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Views: 21,421
Posted By mmarotta
Right, as far are pure supply and demand go....

Right, as far are pure supply and demand go. Bibliophiles do pay more for first editions and first printings. I have a 1947 Red Book. According to Frank Colletti, I have a second printing, not...
Forum: Publications Nov 18, 2010, 04:53 AM
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Views: 21,421
Posted By mmarotta
Austrian Economics

It is axiomatic that we all want to pay the least possible. Typically, the seller makes the initial offer, though the buyer may. You can always make an offer. Asking price is only that. These are...
Forum: Coin of the Day Sep 6, 2010, 08:00 AM
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Views: 7,494
Posted By mmarotta
Towns and Times of Philosophers

When I actively collected, I was inspired by the Carl Sagan Cosmos episode "Backbone of the Night" to acquire coins from the lifetimes of philosophers. I had about 50 names linked to coins, from...
Forum: Coin of the Day Sep 6, 2010, 07:45 AM
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Views: 10,599
Posted By mmarotta
From the Event Horizon

Miletus, sixth stater, electrum, c.550 BCE.

It represents one of the earliest examples. I found nothing catalogued of the same type, though others from Rosen and Waggoner's Rosen are similar.
Forum: Medieval Sep 6, 2010, 07:34 AM
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Posted By mmarotta
Visiting Karl at Aachen le Chapelle

Thanks for the hint. I went to Coin Archives and under their World Coins heading found many hits for CAROLINGIAN (et CAROLINGIEN und KAROLNGER) and CHARLEMAGNE. Using "Karl der Große" or Grosse...
Forum: Celtic Sep 6, 2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141,923
Posted By mmarotta
A Different Perspective to see the Truth

Newsgroups: rec.collecting.coins
From: "Mike Marotta" <merc...@torchlake.com>
Date: 29 Dec 2005 07:43:18 -0800
Local: Thurs, Dec 29 2005 10:43 am
Subject: A New View of Celtic Coins

Celtic...
Forum: Advanced Topics Sep 4, 2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 10,557
Posted By mmarotta
Astronomy via Ancient & Medieval Coins

Astronomical Symbols on Ancient and Medieval Coins by Marshall Faintich; McFarland & Co., 2008, 232 pages, $55.00.

This fascinating and important book deserves more attention. This book was released...
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