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Fr. Filas and the Man on the Shroud

Good Jesuit/Bad Jesuit links to a piece on the coins allegedly over the right eye of the man on the shroud:

One of the most controversial ongoing issues in Shroud research has been what the object (if any) is over the ana­tomical right eye of the Man of the Shroud. If it is a coin, as many have contended, many questions and objections arise: how can it be identified; what is the nature of the formation process; why would a coin be placed over the eyes of a dead Jew; when was it first noticed; what scientific studies have been done; if it is an image of an identifiable coin, what are the implications for better understanding the nature and the mystery of the Shroud?
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