The silver Resolution and Adventure medallion commemorates Captain James Cook’s Second Voyage across the Southern Hemisphere, a pioneering journey that fundamentally changed the way the world was viewed.
It has long been regarded as a key item in Australian numismatics, and unequivocally rates as one of the most desirable items of Captain Cook memorabilia available. Not only does it remain a direct link to one of the greatest explorers the world has ever known, it is also strongly connected to the man regarded by many as being “The Father of Australia”, Sir Joseph Banks.
While the silver Resolution and Adventure medallion obviously brings to mind the exciting period of courage, curiosity and adventure of the late 1700’s, what is less known is that it also embodies a showdown... read more
Stewart Wright and I were on Tony Delroy's popular ABC radio program (... read more
Sterling And Currency
- An article on Scottish monetary independence through it's coinage history http://ow.ly/BFSaT
- On average, a German wallet holds nearly twice as much cash as an Australian wallet http://ow.ly/BCQpV And yes, they do have EFTPOS!
- A Fortune in Your Pockets Podcast from last Fri night. Myself, Stewart Wright & ABC Radio's Tony Delroy - Nightlife http://ow.ly/BA55d