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Stockholm: Lawsuit against Royal Coin Cabinet thief

In April we had to report that at least 1,200 objects worth the equivalent of 2.6 million euros had disappeared from the Stockholm Royal Coin Cabinet. A perpetrator is now standing trial. A second one is the subject of ongoing investigations. more ]

Stolen Cyrenaican stater on the numismatic market

In 2011 a large collection of coins was stolen from the Commercial Bank of Benghazi. Now some pieces have come up in auctions. Alessandro Cattaneo and Michele Asolati identified one and describe how exemplarily auction house Leu acted. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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

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Nine months and 13 days: the reign of Galba

In its Auction 333 to be held on November 30, 2017, the long-standing auction house Hess-Divo offers a particularly remarkable special collection, the Galba Collection. It is dedicated to the Roman Emperor Galba, as the first emperor who no longer stemmed from the Julio-Claudian dynasty. We tell his story through some of the rarities stemming from this collection. more ]

Auction sales

02.12.2017
Éditions V. Gadoury, MC-Monaco [ more ]

13.12.2017
Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich [ more ]

08.12.2017
Numismatik Lanz, D-Munich [ more ]

26.11.2017
Leu Numismatik [ more ]