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The First Gold Coins of the United States

Carolina, Georgia, California – many people were attracted to set out for the unknown by the prospect of an easy yield in the gold fields. That makes the gold rush one of the foundation myths of the United States of America. In the Berlin auction Künker offers a range of numismatic testimonies to this eventful era. more ]

Auction sales

Nomos AG, CH-Zürich [ more ]

Classical Numismatic Group [ more ]

Heritage Auctions, USA-Orlando [ more ]

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück [ more ]


New York International Numismatic Convention

Anyone dealing with ancient coins knows the New York International Numismatic Convention, the most important event early in the year, which was held from January 2 to 12 in 2015. Ursula Kampmann reports on her impressions. more ]

The Kingdom of Bermania

In a very remote corner of the Balkans a small kingdom is hidden where not only His Majesty Alanus Rex rules, but numismatics and humor as well. Becoming a citizen there is difficult. Only he who feels the true Bermanic spirit is granted citizenship. Ursula Kampmann has been made citizen and noble of Bermania on January 10, 2015. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, on Sicily’s beach ... more ]