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The third draft of the amendment of the Law on the Protection of Cultural Heritage – attempt at a summary

On September 14, 2015, the Commissioner of the Federal Government for Culture and Media presented the third draft of the amendment of the Law on the Protection of Cultural Heritage. We will introduce you to the most important modifications in comparison to draft number two. more ]

The German Ministry of Finance sells unique collection of German economic history in London

The German Ministry of Finance has awarded Spink with the sale of the inventory of historic bonds from the former German Reichsbank from 1889 to 1945. The historically important documents will be going under the hammer in London on November 20, 2015. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, at the auction sale ... more ]


New Bern (North Carolina) and its Banknotes as historical testimonies

In the early 18th century, 100 Bernese founded a small settlement in North Carolina. After some initial setbacks, this settlement developed into a thriving city. Ruedi Kunzmann traces the history of this city on the basis of its banknotes, which will be for sale at the upcoming Sincona auction. more ]

Auction sales

Classical Numismatic Group [ more ]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-Rosemont, Illinois [ more ]

Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich [ more ]

Harlan J. Berk, USA-Chicago [ more ]