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Icon of American numismatics passed away

In the night to Monday, May 15, 2017, Catherine Bullowa-Moore has died aged 97. Having been dealing with coins since 1953, she was one of the few women who, already in the 1950s, managed to succeed in numismatics. more ]

Action film-like break-in

During a burglary at the coin dealership R&K Coins in Springfield (USA), the thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of coins and banknotes. In order to get into the shop, they used a brute method, one would rather associate with action films. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in Augustus’ garden in Rome ... more ]


Erasmus of Rotterdam in Basel – part 2: The inheritance of Bonifacius Amerbach

You can still have a look at Erasmus of Rotterdam’s collection until this day, because the collector Bonifacius Amerbach kept it and gave it to the city. In this episode, among other things, you will see the chest, Amerbach kept the estate in. more ]

Auction sales

Numismatica Ars Classica, CH-Zurich [ more ]