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To Repatriate or Not to Repatriate: That is the Question

Copenhagen’s David Collection is world-renowned for its collection of exquisite examples of Islamic art. Turkey has now requested repatriation of numerous items. Denmark has become a leading case as sending art back means it can only be experienced in source countries. more ]

“Built on Gold“: Exhibition shows Melbourne’s golden past

A new exhibition in the Old Treasury of Melbourne showcases the story of the journey of Victorian gold, from the diggings, as it passed through the hands of the gold buyers, escort troopers and on some occasions, bushrangers in England’s southernmost colony. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, on Palatine Hill ... more ]

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Maxentius, fighter for Rome

The year 307 was one of the most eventful in the history of the tetrarchy. A golden medallion, offered by Hess-Divo at auction 334, refers to this history. On it, Maxentius is being celebrated as defender of Rome. more ]

Auction sales

18.06.2018
Künker, D-Osnabrück [ more ]

16.06.2018
Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. [ more ]