Josefa – the Mother of Mexico Mother, the Mother of Us All.

Introduction. We started calling her La Corregidora when her husband, Jose Miguel Dominguez, was made Corregidor in Mexico, which is a high political office, kind of like your mayor or governor or something. Charles IV was still King in Spain, ruler of the Empire, but everyone knew who was really in charge in Mexico; it… Continue reading Josefa – the Mother of Mexico Mother, the Mother of Us All.

Kyrgyzstan – 1993

Kyrgyzstan

1993 was a year of new beginnings for the great people of Kyrgyzstan.       The banknotes here were issued May 10, 1993 by the National Bank of Kyrgyzstan.   The values are “t y i y n”, one hundred of which constitute a single “s o m”.  The som is the basic monetary… Continue reading Kyrgyzstan – 1993