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Hans Erni (1909-2015)

Swiss artist and medallist Hans Erni died on 21 March 2015 aged 106. He bequeaths a rich artistic oeuvre comprising drafts of a banknote series never issued, a commemorative coin, medals, and stamps. more ]

Numismatic sensitivities

In these days Belgium and France as well had to withdraw new commemorative coin designs in order to respect sensitivities of their neighbouring countries. Winners and losers do not judge the battles of the past in the same way – not even centuries later. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in the Palace ... more ]


A Coined History of the Islamic World

On 24 and 25 November, 2014, Numismatica Genevensis conducted an auction at Geneva. What made this auction catalog special: large parts of Islamic history can be reconstructed by a look at the coins offered there. more ]

Auction sales

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-Baltimore [ more ]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-New York [ more ]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Ponterio’s, CN-Hong Kong [ more ]

cgb.fr [ more ]