Monday, December 11, 2006

Coins Of The Biblical Realm

In the famous challenge to his kingship, Jesus Christ has given to us this now memorable Biblical statement:

Render unto Caesar, the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s. . .

We know that he was referring to the coin of the then Roman realm under which the Jews were obligated to pay tribute.

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Monopoly Has No Monopoly

Indeed, the game of Monopoly has no monopoly in the issuance of high denomination currency.

Think 100,000 dollars, US dollars that is, as one denomination.100000dollars

The US as late as January 9, 1935 printed and issued such a denomination as a gold certificate. Okay, so it was not really intended for general circulation.

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