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Parishioner, St James' Anglican Church Biggera Waters and Researcher, Centre for Coins, Culture and Religious History

Dr Peter Lewis

About Dr Peter -

Dr Peter E. Lewis is a retired medical practitioner and a researcher for the Centre for Coins, Culture and Religious History, and he worships at St James’, Biggera Waters. As well as being a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, he has a London BD and a postgraduate diploma from the BCT.

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Articles by Dr Peter

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Early missionary societies: history, medallions and a banknote

“Dr David Livingstone has long been a hero of mine. In 1841 he was sent as a medical missionary to South Africa by the London Missionary Society. Recently, I was the successful bidder at an online auction for a medallion celebrating the centenary of the London Missionary Society in 1895. It is a beautiful medallion and it motivated me to learn more about the society,” says Dr Peter Lewis

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The denarius in Mark 12.15

“After investigating the matter, I came to the conclusion that the coin for the Roman tax could not have been a denarius because there is no evidence that denarii circulated in Judea at that time,” says ancient coin expert and author Dr Peter Lewis from St James’, Biggera Waters