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Nearly $1.9 Million For Coin Fraud Victim’s Estate

A Federal Court Judge in Texas (USA) has issued her final ruling that a coin fraud victim’s estate should receive nearly $1.9 million from a Long Island coin dealer and his grading company under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO). more ]

Global power Portugal – Part 9: Batalha, Tomar and Fatima

In her latest travel diary, Ursula Kampmann discovers Portugal, the nation of explorers and seafarers. In episode nine the legendary Monastery of Batalha and the mysterious Templar stronghold Tomar start off a series of highlights. And of course we also take a short detour to Fatima. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin's World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, on the parade ground ... more ]


The Thirty Years’ War – Part 12 (1632)

Religion was of secondary importance in the Thirty Years’ War. It was all about power and money. Ursula Kampmann brings that era alive. Two men are fighting at the beginning of this episode: Wallenstein and Gustavus Adolphus. By the end of this episode, the Swedish king will be dead. more ]

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