Cornish Currency

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Cornish Currency

Post by Fulub-le-Breton » Fri Nov 11, 2011 2:48 pm

Call to adopt Cornwall currency: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-15612321
A Cornwall charity chief has suggested the county considers adopting its own currency.

Ian Jones, chief executive of Volunteer Cornwall, said the county should be considering "radical ideas" to protect its economy in the economic downturn.

He said the currency could be modelled on local currencies such as the Totnes and Lewes pounds which were created by the Transition Network movement.

The currencies are accepted in local shops to keep money in the communities.

Mr Jones said: "Communities create wealth but too often it is siphoned out.

"We have to keep wealth local."

He said authorities should "plan for the kind of Cornwall we want for ourselves and our children".

Mr Jones said: "It's no good if we endlessly talk about our problems, we need to start doing something positive now if we are to avoid being at the mercy of the global storm which is currently raging."

Several Cornish mining areas in the 19th Century set up their own banks and issued their own banknotes.

In 1974 banknotes were issued by pressure group the Cornish Stannary Parliament partly to "raise money to aid it in the restitution of Cornwall's legal right to partially govern itself".
An interesting enough story from the BBC but not the gratuitous use of Cornwall instead of Cornish. Please send complaints here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/newswatch/ifs/hi/ ... 000537.stm

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Re: Cornish Currency

Post by Marhak » Fri Nov 11, 2011 3:13 pm

No mention of the (numbered) 500 dynar notes produced by the Stannary in 2000, then? I should remember these - I designed 'em! Still got a few, too.

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Post by Anselm » Sat Nov 12, 2011 12:32 am

Ha nebes genev vy!

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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
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Re: Cornish Currency

Post by Marhak » Sat Nov 12, 2011 12:26 pm

All that knotwork was a bugger to draw, as I'd never attempted it before - it is all freehand art work. If you look closely, St Piran has the Celtic tonsure.

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Re: Cornish Currency

Post by Kathlovenn » Sat Nov 12, 2011 1:33 pm

Gwra dastalleth aga delinya toeth men. Edhomm vydh dhyn a vilyow anedha.

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Post by pietercharles » Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:06 pm

Bryntin yw an artweyth, dhe wir. Mes drog yw an Kernewek! Hwithrewgh an geryow yn rach - pyth yw kamm?
Gorthybow war gartenn-bost, mar pleg.

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Re: Cornish Currency

Post by Marhak » Sat Nov 12, 2011 10:15 pm

Something with an orthography not to your liking, perhaps?

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Post by Anselm » Sun Nov 13, 2011 12:01 am

Kathlovenn wrote:Gwra dastalleth aga delinya toeth men. Edhomm vydh dhyn a vilyow anedha.
Ha milvilyow ha milvilyow!

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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
Rod Coward
CEO
Cornish Pirates

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Re: Cornish Currency

Post by pietercharles » Sun Nov 13, 2011 12:33 am

Marhak a skrifas:
Something with an orthography not to your liking, perhaps?
Na, ty wokki!

Nyns ov kepar ha ty. Nyns eus lytherennieth hag yw kasadow dhymm.

Kamm yw an Kernewek.

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Post by Anselm » Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:00 am

Y hwonn pandra usi war dha dowl. Res gonis a-dro dhe henna.

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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
Rod Coward
CEO
Cornish Pirates

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Post by Fulub-le-Breton » Sun Nov 13, 2011 3:08 pm

BBC News - Cornwall currency 'not sensible' says one of those economists who didn't see the crisis coming http://bbc.in/vkVT8k

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Post by Marhak » Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:09 pm

Instead of flinging insults, how about pointing out the mistakes? Perhaps I will learn something from it, and not make the same mistakes again. No wonder people don't want to learn with your kind of "encouragement" so prominently on display.

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Post by Anselm » Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:33 pm

Fulub-le-Breton wrote:BBC News - Cornwall currency 'not sensible' says one of those economists who didn't see the crisis coming http://bbc.in/vkVT8k
Blanchflower erbynn an Besont? Dadhel grev a y barth!

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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
Rod Coward
CEO
Cornish Pirates

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Re: Cornish Currency

Post by pietercharles » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:58 am

"...flinging insults..."???

Dha arbennikter jy yw henna! A wre'ta redya an pyth a skrifydh kyns ty dh'y dhannvon?

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