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  • Words and Coins

    21 July 2017
    A completely different exhibition concept was the basis of a 2012 exhibition held in Cologny, a suburb of Geneva, the catalog of which we present here. It focused on words and images, on books and coins. Ursula Kampmann took a look at the catalog.

  • Heritage Auctions Staff Aids in Recovering Stolen Coins

    20 July 2017
    Bill Walker, a rare coin specialist in Heritage Auctions’ Dallas office, identified five stolen coins and investigated how they found their way back on the market in order to contact the owner.

  • International Coin Design Competition 2017

    19 July 2017
    The Japan Mint will hold the International Coin Design Competition 2017 with the objective of encouraging creativity and enhancing the artistry of coin designs.

  • PMG certifies rare Palestinian Currency Board notes

    19 July 2017
    The collectors Jerry and Diane Fishman commissioned Paper Money Guaranty with the authentication and grading of their rare Palestinian Currency Board banknotes, among them an issued 50 Pound note from 1927 believed to be unique.

  • NEH Funds the ANS’s Hellenistic Royal Coinages Project

    19 July 2017
    The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the American Numismatic Society a substantial grant to fund the web-based Hellenistic Royal Coinages project which promises to help fundamentally with identifying and researching Hellenistic royal coinages.

  • Princeton University Acquires Donald Collection of Byzantine Coins

    19 July 2017
    The Princeton University Numismatic Collection has acquired Peter Donald’s huge collection of rare Byzantine coins. Comprising 5,280 coins, the collection of the English numismatic scholar constitutes one of the world’s most comprehensive private collections.

  • Remembrance Poppy

    19 July 2017
    The Cook Islands have issued a colored coin in the shape of a stylized red poppy to remember the fallen soldiers, who lost their life during World War I and II.

  • Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

    19 July 2017
    Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in the evening ...

  • Spectacular solidi hoard found in the Netherlands

    19 July 2017
    41 Roman solidi have been discovered in an orchard in the Gelderland province. They may have served to pay a local ruler to assist in the fight against Germanic tribes. This is a promising start for a newly established project that aims at recording private archaeological finds.

  • AINA Medal commemorates Balfour Declaration

    14 July 2017
    The American Israel Numismatic Association issues a medal commemorating three important events: the Balfour Declaration, the Reunification of Jerusalem, and AINA’s 50th anniversary.

  • The Perth Mint creates 1oz silver coins Ghostbusters

    14 July 2017
    On behalf of Tuvalu, The Perth Mint creates three 1oz coins struck from 99.99% pure silver featuring key characters from the hit film in vivid colour and presented in special Ghostbusters (TM) themed packaging.

  • PMG Certifies 2 million Notes

    14 July 2017
    Paper Money Guaranty® has now certified 2,000,000 notes, a first for a third-party paper money grading service and more than double the number of notes certified by the next-largest company.


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14 July

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13 July

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9 July

E-Live Auction 43

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