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  • NEWS September 2023

    NEWS September 2023

    September 2023. Hi Atlantipedes, At present I am in Sardinia for a short visit. Later we move to Sicily and Malta. The trip is purely vacational. Unfortunately, I am writing this in a dreadful apartment, sitting on a bed, with access to just one useable socket and a small Notebook. Consequently, I possibly will not […]Read More »
  • Joining The Dots

    Joining The Dots

    I have now published my new book, Joining The Dots, which offers a fresh look at the Atlantis mystery. I have addressed the critical questions of when, where and who, using Plato’s own words, tempered with some critical thinking and a modicum of common sense.Read More »

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Principality of Atlantis

The Principality of Atlantis was the concoction of a group of over-enthusiastic Danish Atlantis fans in the 1930s. They elected the then 79-year-old Prince Christian of Denmark, a descendant of Leif Erikson, as their leader. He died in 1938. These enthusiasts also issued their own coins and stamp. According to James Bramwell. they were reputed at one time to have had a membership of 25,000[0195.22].

One of the group was a Mr Mott who may be the same J. L. Mott referred to elsewhere. My coindoubt is based on a report of a J. L. Mott’s death in the Bahamas in 1932, whereas a Mr Mott visited a Miami stamp dealer in 1937(a).

Seventy years later gold and silver coins were issued in the name of the Kingdom of Atlantis by the World Proof Numismatic Association of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, purely as a commercial venture.

(a) Wayback Machine (