The second oldest coin, THE CHOLA, circulated in Ceylon around the year 1000. The Chola represents our second millennium. The Chola represents our second millennium. This $5 Australian Coin is a legal tender year 2000 coin and is minted by the authority of the Australian government in recognition of our third millennium.
Circumstances being what they are, I chose to assemble this modest anthology of coin slang for those of you centuries hence who might enjoy a lighthearted look into our follies in this, God's Hand-picked American Republic, near the turn of the second millennium anno Domini. As a rule, my writing is done for my own enjoyment, my own edification.
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Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara Lettering: ELIZABETH·II·D·G REG·F·D·1999 IRB Translation:Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley
The focal point of the design bears a representation of the British Isles with a pair of clock hands, pivoted on Greenwich and set at the crucial twelve o'clock position, with the important millennium dates of 1999 and 2000 incorporated either side. Lettering: 1999 2000 ANNO DOMINI FIVE POUNDS Engraver:Jeffrey Matthews
Plain with incuse legend. Taken from Shakespeare's The Tempest and recognising the dawn of the new millennium as an opportunity to look into the future. Lettering:WHAT'S PAST IS PROLOGUE © x4joe
2000 issue reverse design is the same as the 1999 issue but with the British Isles highlighted with 22 ct. gold. It is unusual for the Royal Mint to to issue a five pound piece with this purity of silver, so we are unsure if this is a mistake, however it is mentioned on the coin certificate. (former Spink ref. 4552)
Detailed information about the coin 5 Pounds, Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Millennium), United Kingdom, with pictures and collection and swap management: mintage, descriptions, metal, weight, size, value and other numismatic data
The terms anno Domini (AD) and before Christ (BC) are used to label or number years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. The term anno Domini is Medieval Latin and means "in the year of the Lord",  but is often presented using "our Lord" instead of "the Lord",   taken from the full original phrase " anno Domini nostri Jesu Christi ...
Anno Domini Anno domini , the year numbering system (calendar era) we use today, was devised by a 6th-century monk named Dionysius Exiguus, who lived in an area now part of Romania and Bulgaria . Dionysius used Roman numerals to number the years “since the incarnation of our Lord Jesus Christ”, as he put it in his writings—and there is no ...
In contemporary history, the third millennium of the anno Domini or Common Era in the Gregorian calendar is the current millennium spanning the years 2001 to 3000 (21st to 30th centuries). Ongoing futures studies seek to understand what is likely to continue and what could plausibly change in the course of this period and beyond.
New Listing 1999 Canada Millennium Coins 12 Coin Silver 25 Cents Proof Set w. Case E3245 ... 1999 ~ LAST U.S. COINS of the SECOND MILLENNIUM ~ PLASTIC DISPLAY CASE ...
They released a special issue on the new millennium, hyping the year 2000 as if it were, well, the Second Advent. The years 1999-2001 will certainly be unique. During this historic era we will celebrate the biggest New Year’s Eve in 500 years, commemorate the most memorable Christmas in 2,000 years and mark our entry in the third millennium.