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Coin robber shot in New Mexico

On January 30, 2016, a coin dealer in Albuquerque was robbed by several individuals. Despite his head wounds, he managed to shoot down one of the thieves who later died of his injuries. more ]

Gottardo 2016: A country in an exceptional state

On June 1, 2016, the Gotthard Base Tunnel will be handed over to the Federation. On this occasion, Swissmint issues two commemorative coins. That is why it has become the center of media interest: TV, the radio and daily press reported on the commemorative coin. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in a back room of the European Commission ... more ]


Human faces, part 47: The frivolous Vreneli

Why was the human head the motif on coins for centuries, no, for millennia? Discussions about the precise nature of these heads could be highly entertaining as the example of the Swiss Vreneli demonstrates. more ]

Auction sales

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück [ more ]

Naville Numismatics, UK-London [ more ]

Classical Numismatic Group [ more ]

Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich [ more ]