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Albert M. Beck celebrates his 80th birthday

The founder of the World Money Fair and the MünzenRevue is celebrating his 80th birthday. Ursula Kampmann congratulates the doyen of modern numismatics and gives an account of his life. more ]

Ross MacDiarmid congratulates Albert Beck on his 80th Birthday

Ross MacDiarmid is not only mint master of the Royal Australian Mint, but also secretary of the Mint Directors Conference. As representative of the coin producing industry he congratulates Albert Beck on his 80th birthday. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in an art house cinema in Trier ... more ]


Gold for the coronation

Albert M. Beck will receive a gold numismatic crowning gift for his 80th birthday on 15 April 2017. Andreas Urs Sommer introduces the only known hyperpyron from the coronation issue of Alexios I Komnenos for John II Komnenos. more ]

Auction sales

Sincona AG, CH-Zurich [ more ]

Dr. Busso Peus Nachf., D-Frankfurt [ more ]

Heritage Auctions, USA-Chicago (IL) [ more ]