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Brazilian Mint faces privatization

Founded in 1694, Brazilian Casa de Moeda is on the brink of being sold. President Temer hopes that this will help the financial reconstruction of his country in the present economic crisis. The unions oppose this measure. more ]

Vienna exhibition on Gustav Klimt’s erotic reception of antiquity

“Klimt and Antiquity. Erotic Encounters” is the title of an exhibition at the Vienna Lower Belvedere until October 8, 2017. The inspiration Gustav Klimt derived from ancient art becomes apparent in selected exhibits, including his illustrations of the “Dialogues of the Courtesans”. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in the office of emperor Marcus Aurelius ... more ]


Between War and Peace: The Romanian commemorative coins of 1939

Gold coins minted right before the outbreak of World War II? Commemorative coins on the 100th anniversary of King Carol without a single reference to the ruler? You have to know the historical background to understand why Carol II had these coins commissioned in 1939. more ]

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