October 26, 2016: Tomb In The Church of the Holy Sepulcher Investigated

Picture of Edicule inside the church

For the first time in centuries, and probably for the last time for centuries, the traditional site of Christ’s tomb under the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem was explored during the recent restoration of the facility. Results are, of course, inconclusive, but very interesting.  Click Through Here

William Henshall, Counterfeiter, And The Australian ‘Holey Dollar’

Holey dollar is the name given to coins used in the early history of two British settlements: Prince Edward Island (now part of Canada) and New South Wales (now part of Australia). The middle was punched out of Spanish dollars, creating two parts: a small coin, known as a “dump” in Australia, and a “holey dollar”. This coin was one of the first coins struck in Australia. It was manufactured in Australia  by one William Henshall, a convict transported from England to Australia for the crime of … wait for it! … forgery.

Click Through Here for the complete story! (And it’s a longggggggg story!!)