Mafeking siege note
- Tanzanian Shilling: More Sideways Action Ahead. // Emerging Markets Monitor;4/25/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p21
The article discusses the sideways trading for the Tanzanian shilling that was caused by the conflicting pressures from the external accounts of Tanzania in the first quarter of 2011. It says that the currency will be subject to the impact of high prices for its major export and its major...
- AB Guide to African Currencies. // African Business;May2004, Issue 298, p9
Presents a guide on currencies in Africa. Dinar; Congo Franc; Shilling.
- KES To Drift Lower In 2012 With Downside Risks. // Emerging Markets Monitor;3/26/2012, Vol. 17 Issue 49, p21
The article explores the performance of the Kenyan shilling as of March 26, 2012. The shilling has been the best performing currency in the six months since September 2011. The currency is expected to go lower over the rest of the year as monetary policy is eased and fiscal expenditure of Kenya...
- Money For Sale. // National Review Bulletin;2/17/1970, Vol. 22 Issue 6, pB23
The article discusses issues concerning the decision of the British government to withdraw all 10-shilling notes and replace them with 50-pence coins. Richard Williams, a computer expert from Llandudno, Wales has formed the Black Sheep Co. of Wales Ltd., in whose name is issuing 50 pound notes...
- The Pine Tree Shilling. Bochat, Kenneth P. // American Heritage;Winter1953, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p10
This article reports on the pine tree shillings as more than a medium of exchange. As is generally supposed, the first coins turned out by the new mint were not pine tree shillings. They were simple hammered silver discs known as "New England Shillings." The first of the "tree" coins bore a...
- South Hams MDC. Ashley, Marcus // Treasure Hunting;Nov2011, p65
The article reports that the South Hams MDC artifact detecting club in England has found a siege coin from the Netherlands issued during the siege of Breda in the 1600s and a silver 4 mark piece believed to be from the reign of Johan III of Sweden 1568-1592.
- Britain leaves its historic L/s/d for L/s/d--with a decimal point. Bracken, John // Banking;Feb71, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p36
Focuses on the move of Great Britain government to adopt a decimal currency on February 15, 1971. Number of bronze coins produced by the Royal Mint to replace the bidecimal shillings and the duodecimal pennies; History of the currency of Great Britain; Values of the decimal currency.
- AB Guide to African Currencies. // African Business;Mar2005, Issue 307, p9
Presents a tabular representation of the value of several currencies in Africa as of March 2005. Dinar; Dirham; Rupee; Shilling.
- Kenya: Vulnerability Still Tangible. // Emerging Markets Monitor;11/20/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 31, p22
The article reports that weather related problems and the conflict that is mounting in Somalia will affect the valuation of the Kenyan shilling. Heavy torrential rains in Kenya have caused havoc, with estimated 80,000 people displaced and 23 dead. Refugees from Somalia flock the country as the...