The United States government began levying a National Gasoline Tax in 1932. Continue reading
Ibuka graduated from Waseda University in 1933, he then went to work at Photo-Chemical Laboratory, a company which processed movie film, and later served in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, being a member of the Imperial Navy Wartime Research Committee. Continue reading
Sony KK, was the first Japanese company to sell stock on United States stock exchanges. Continue reading
First minted in 1663 in England, the coins were made of gold mined in what is now the Republic of Guinea (to which the name Guinea coins) in West Africa, were initially worth £1. Continue reading
Leonardo da Vinci
- Leonardo da Vinci – Wikipedia
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (Italian: [leoˈnardo di ˌsɛr ˈpjɛːro da (v)ˈvintʃi] ( listen); 15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.
- Milled coinage – Wikipedia
In numismatics, the term milled coinage (also known as machine-struck coinage) is used to describe coins which are produced by some form of machine, rather than by manually hammering coin blanks between two dies (hammered coinage) or casting coins from dies.
- Coining technology — Part 3: Machine mintage of testons and thalers …
At the end of the XV century — early XVI century Europe saw the rise of trade relations with the sharp increase in cash flow. At the same time begins the influx of a large amount of silver from America, where the Spaniards discovered rich deposits.
In September 1997 an experiment of a cashless community began by Mondex Canada, a subsidiary of Mondex International who had introduced this concept to England 2 years earlier. Continue reading
Augustus (Latin: Imperātor Caesar Dīvī Fīlius Augustus; 23 September 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD) was the founder of the Roman Principate and considered the first Roman emperor, controlling the Roman Empire from 27 BC until his death in AD 14. Continue reading
On January 23rd 1901, Alphonse Desjardins, a Legislative Reporter founded a Credit Union in Levi's, Quebec, Canada. Continue reading
"Centesima Rerum Venalium" is what it was called in Rome in the 6th year of the 1st Century. Continue reading