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Not all that glitters is gold

Two detectorists in England found a treasure of Roman gold coins – at least that’s what they thought. In reality, they found remnants of a TV shoot, ironically the shoot of a popular comedy series about detectorists... more ]

Simon Bendall Collection of Byzantine coins stolen

Last week, burglars stole the collection of Byzantine coins owned by renowned scholar Simon Bendall. His comprehensive collection had served him for decades as source for his many publications. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in the sollicitor’s office ... more ]


Catherine the Great, Moscow and the Kremlin

An impressive gold medal of Catherine the Great, which will be auctioned off at the Künker Auction 306 on 23 March 2018, shows the magnificent view of a Moscow Kremlin Palace that never existed. Here is the explanation why. more ]

Auction sales

Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich [ more ]

Heritage Auctions, USA-Long Beach [ more ]