Faces of a Political Coin
A society depends greatly on the person who is leading it. If a leader is just and morally sound, his/her society prospers and flourishes. However, if a leader is corrupt and abuses his/her power, the society inevitably falls into turmoil and disaster. Suzanne Collins represents this through Katniss Everdeen, as she demonstrates through Katniss’s inner thoughts why President Alma Coin is eliminated and not given the chance to become leader of Panem. In Mockingjay, Katniss decides to kill President Coin because of her distrust towards Coin, their differing values, and Coin’s similarity to President Snow.
To begin, Katniss decides to kill President Coin because she and Coin distrust each other. All through…
Uncleaned Ancient Coins Guide - The Antique Store - Joshua Lee
[ Figure 1:1 ]
Some olive oil
Lots of time and patience
Good lighting source [ Natural light works best ]
Notes before reading
Please read the sections below first before a cleaning attempt is started:
I have doubts about cleaning. I may damage it.
1] Place coins on a flat surface with good lighting. I…
of propaganda, or simply as a means of documentation.
In the Roman Republic, coinage served as goods themselves, in a system of bartering, not like money used in modern times. Early Roman coins were stamped on the obverse only, serving as a display of the person or city responsible for the minting of each coin. The reverse was introduced as a means of distinguishing each denomination, to indicate the mint or mint-master, or to commemorate an event or personal achievement.
Coinage in Rome…
provides a unique story that have been qualified through numerous amounts of research, archaeological digs, among other sources. However, objects provide a very challenging discourse.
In the world of Ancient Greece, the application of coins proved to be an asset to the Ancient Greeks and have transcended to the likes of international currency in modern times. The coins of Alexander the Great were the embodiment of such an important asset. By tracing the biography of such coinage, the value of…
Consequently, the advances and budgetary differences observed through several military technical revolutions of the U.S. Armed forces since the Gulf war, (a period that coincides with the collapse of the Soviet Union), are incredibly disparate. However, the COIN fight is a more accurate gauge than comparing conventional warfare. Insurgent tactics nullify the numerical and technological superiority of conventional forces, and are capable of creating a more level playing field. Several easily…
The one-cent coin was the first piece of currency authorized by the United States government in 1793. Also included was the half-cent, dime and quarter-dollar. Today, one will probably not recognize the name or face of the half-cent. This is because it was discontinued in 1857 due to its lack of value and failure to facilitate trade. In recent years, the penny has taken to many of the same effects the half-cent had in the mid-1800’s. The penny has lost its value in the functioning economy and…
Making Cents of Statistics: Flipping a Coin to Analyze the Law of Large Numbers in a Classroom Setting
Flipping a coin is a simple action most people have seen or done. But what results would one yield if they flipped a coin one hundred time. The Law of Large Numbers addresses the results that are almost certain. The Law of Large Numbers is “A law expressing the fact that if a trial in which all outcomes are independent of each other and equally likely is repeated, then the…
the latest release in the ‘Treasures of the Pharaohs’ game series, but does it live up to its predecessor? Keep reading to find out!
Treasures from within the tombs
Within Treasures of the Pharaohs 1 Line the graphics used are incredibly detailed, featuring the Ancient Coin (or Wild symbol), Copper Bracelet, Scarab Amulet, and three Bar symbols. There is a sunrise in the middle of the desert, over the pyramids at the top of the screen, along with a unique looking paytable on the side of the…
the bit-coins. These circumstances have damaged both the market system and business. Bit-coins are a kind of cyber money; many people would consider cyber money is always useful and not harmful since we sometimes purchase products via Amazon or Apple’s gift cards. However, there is the most important factor differentiating the bit-coins and cyber money; government regulation, it determines a limitation of using on website. Authorities restrict the bit-coins because it don’t have any owners;…
verifying transactions. Cryptocurrencies consist of more than just Bitcoin. It 's structure is followed by hundreds of alternate "coins" that each offer unique features. Litecoin for instance was designed for faster transactions while Namecoin introduces a few new types of transactions to the Bitcoin formula used for handling domain registration.