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  1. Business - Money - COLLECTING

    Collecting old notes and coins

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... to show a slight bit of strain. The auction, held on January 26, drew around 40 buyers in the room and another 40 or so bidding over the internet for a slice of the Allen Berk collection of banknotes, coins, and certificates. Brought to Hong Kong by Robert Schwartz of Archives International Auctions with local auction house Dynasty, it is the result of over 40 years of collecting ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    1kg silver coin with Putin’s face minted to mark annexation of Crimea

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:46pm by NYT

    ... in a souvenir collection of coins," Vladimir Vasyukhin, director of the Ural Mountains foundry, told the Itar-Tass news agency. Vasyukhin last year visited Crimea and reportedly returned with fond ... 2014 Collection" said how much the coins would cost or when a broader quantity would be available to collectors and the public. ...

  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Qing dynasty coin may show ancient Chinese trade link with Australia

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:08am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Qing dynasty coin may show ancient trade link In Australia these days, China seems to shadow the antipodean nation's future. China's appetite for natural ... of the Northern Territory, the archaeologists, who call themselves the Past Masters, unearthed an 18th-century Qing dynasty coin. "It certainly shows the contact between northern Australia ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California couple revisits gold rush with US$10 million find

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:45pm by AFP

    ... on sale, and made more than US$1 million in the first hour, said Don Kagin of Kagin's, a firm specialising in ancient coins that valued the whole collection at US$10 million. Proceeds from ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles A California couple who unearthed a trove of gold coins on their property are a few million dollars richer after the treasure was sold at auction. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Coining it in

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer finds developing a passion for collecting coins unearths treasures far greater than the monetary value they represent Coining it in It takes all kinds to make ... passion. Shaking his head, he would have muttered something like: "Coins? Why are you collecting coins? Go and do something useful with your money like buy a beer." Then he would have ...

  6. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Chinese internet censors target collective activities more than sensitive subjects, says Harvard report

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:36am by Andrea Chen

    ... collective activities' Chinese censors are more worried about online discussion of protests and other "collective action events" than posts on senior leaders, government policies ... of state leaders. Even posts praising the central government could be censored if they talk about such events, the researchers found. "Collective actions", as defined in the survey, ...

  7. Coins come full circle

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Samantha Kierath

    ... Samantha Kierath Singaporean George Lim began collecting coins in the early 1990s and initially focused his attention on coins and banknotes from the Straits Settlements, Malaya ... on the market, Lim got the chance to buy in. 'Some of the big collectors, due to old age and maybe some other reasons, started selling off their collections of famous and rare coins... They had been ...

  8. Roberto Coin

    Posted Jul 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of each piece of his jewellery. This romantic notion and the attention to detail give the Roberto Coin collections their distinctive sophistication and elegance. What we'd pick: the Capri ... Mary Agnew Who started it? By the age of 32, Venice-born Roberto Coin had established himself across Europe as a successful hotelier. He then decided to pack it all in and return to Italy ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - LINGUISTICS

    Book review: Authorisms, by Paul Dickson

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 12:46pm by GDN

    ... once have been coined by an individual. Even the most familiar lexemes- say, "mud" or "pants"- were once inspired novelties. A compilation of all coinages would ... and "biography"(Dryden). American book reviewer Donald Gordon deserves a certain metaliterary immortality for having coined "whodunit" to describe a murder-mystery in 1930. Even what is arguably the best ...




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