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Graspable Testimonies – Testimonies to Piety from Another Time: Part 1

On 16 October, 2014, the Werner Jaggi Collection will be sold. It is the largest collection of numismatic testimonies on religious beliefs and customs the market has ever seen. Here you will find information, why these pieces were made and what can be seen on some interesting pieces. more ]

Auction sales

Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich [ more ]

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück [ more ]

Numismatica Leiloes Auctions, PT-Lisbon [ more ]


Semi-legal counterfeit bills

As a film producer, what do you do if you need prop dollars? You will go to a prop house. But if the prop dollars look a bit too real, you might have the Secret Service knocking on your door sooner than you think. In the US, that’s exactly what happened. more ]

Coin collecting on the Philippines to become illegal?

A new law is designed to fight the disappearance of legal tender coins on the Philippines. Hoarding of legal tender coins of any kind will be made illegal. Judicial consequences range from financial penalties to several years of imprisonment. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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