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Coin dealer killed in Chicago

When his coin shop was burglarized on April 1, 2016, a coin dealer was killed. Police has arrested a strong suspect. more ]

First Afro-American woman on US dollar bill ever

Harriet Tubman, fighter for the freedom of slaves and women’s suffrage, will be the first Afro-American woman ever featured on an American dollar note, as has been announced by United States Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew. Here you can read his open letter in full detail. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, at the imperial residence of Siscia ... more ]


Sicilian Mosaic Part 3: The tyrant Gelon

Numerous peoples and groups shaped the history of Sicily. In today’s part, you will read about the first problems the Greek settlers faced: their own tyrant … more ]

Auction sales

Nomos AG, CH-Zurich [ more ]

Hermann Historica, D-Munich [ more ]

Atlas Numismatics [ more ]

Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün, D-Heidelberg [ more ]