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Sberatel 2010

Sberatel can be described like this: success for the exhibitors, joy for the 12.000 visitors.
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The Challenges for Circulating Coins: Managing the Change

Currency Publications announces “The Coin Conference”, a new event that focuses on circulating coins... more ]

World Money Fair celebrates its 40th anniversary

The anniversary edition of the World Money Fair takes place from January 28 to 30, 2011 in Berlin... more ]

40 Years of World Money Fair – Part 1

What made a little coin show in Basel / Switzerland the most known coin show all over the world? Here’s the first part of the story... more ]

40 Years of World Money Fair – Part 2

What made a little coin show in Basel / Switzerland the most known coin show all over the world? Here’s the second part of the story. more ]

Latest News on the ANA

Rediscover Gold at the ANA Sacramento National Money Show, March 17-19: The ANA will exhibit some of its treasures...
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'Monster' Chicago Paper Money Expo Hits Midwest

Attendees from 33 states and 11 countries made their way to Chicago, March 10-13, for the 17th Annual Chicago Paper Money Exposition at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare... more ]

40th edition of the World Money Fair – a magnificent jubilee

More than 15,000 visitors flocked to the 8 fairground halls of the World Money Fair. On the periphery of the auction, the auction and trading house Künker realized the highest price ever for a coin sold in Germany. And these are but a few remarkable occurrences of the 40th World Money Fair...
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The Challenges for Circulating Coins: Managing the Change

From May 31 to June 1, 2011, "The Coin Conference“ will take place at the Millenium Gloucester Hotel, London. Its title will be “The Challenges for Circulating Coins: Managing the Change”... more ]

Call for posters for the 1st International Numismatic Workshop, Rome

The Scientific committee for the 1st International Numismatic Workshop at La Sapienza University, Rome invites to send proposals for posters dealing with the theme of “Numismatics and Archaeology: coins, stratigraphies and contexts”... more ]

Anonymous Donor Gives $100,000 to ANA

A generous donation will fund the Radford Stearns Award for excellence in exhibiting... more ]

3rd Hanseatic Money Fair in Hamburg

For the third time now, the Hanseatic Money Fair will be conducted on March 27, 2011, in Hamburg. It is of interest both to the collector of Classical coins and to the investor... more ]

Great Success for Singapore coin show

The first major Singapore coin show held in over 10 years proved to be an unqualified success. 8.000 visitors came to see the dealers. more ]

Review of the First Coin Conference in London

The inaugural Coin Conference, held from May 31 to June 1, 2011 in London, was the first event of its kind to focus on the challenges and issues faced by circulating coins in the context of countries’ currency management strategies... more ]

Numismatic events at Chicago in 2012

Krause Publications has announced 2012 dates for its Chicago numismatic events, the Chicago International Coin Fair and Chicago Paper Money Expo... more ]

Investor trade fair to address customers who want to invest

The Investor trade fair, the 1st-annual trade fair for investments in gold, coins, philately and precious stones in Prague, focuses on an attractive group of customers – wealthy, well-off visitors who are not interested in collecting as a hobby, but who want to invest their available funds in gold and precious stones... more ]

1st Latin American High Security Printing Conference in Rio de Janeiro

Reconnaissance International will be holding the 1st Latin American High Security Printing Conference in Rio de Janeiro from June 12-14, 2012. It addresses topics for specifiers and producers, issuers and distributors of government documents in the region... more ]

ANA Seeking Numismatic Theatre Proposals for Chicago World’s Fair of Money

American Numismatic Association members are encouraged to share their creativity and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Numismatic Theatre presentation at the 2011 ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money SM... more ]

Spectaculum: About Golden Crowns and odd disguises

On the first weekend of May a Dark Age Festival took place at German Bad Säckingen. The response was incredible, which gives us a good reason to reflect, why the Middle Ages are so popular and why museums can’t benefit a little bit more from this trend... more ]

Whitman Publishing Authors Will Gather in Atlanta Summit

Kenneth Bressett, Q. David Bowers, and Jeff Garrett will meet in an editorial summit at the offices of Whitman Publishing in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 9 and 10, 2011. The purpose of their two-day conference is to review several key numismatic publications and to plan for future editions... more ]

Theft at the World Money Fair

Ancient coins worth about half a million Euro have been stolen at the World Money Fair. Here you will find an illustrated list.
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Program of the 3rd Simone Assemani Symposium on Islamic Coinage

At Sapienza University, Rome the third Simone Assemani Symposium on Islamic Coinage will be held from September 23 to 24. The topic is Umayyad Coinage in Context: from the late Byzantine and Sassanian time to the early 'Abbasid period (7th-8th century)... more ]

New York International Numismatic Convention

From Thursday, January 5 through Sunday, January 8, 2012 the 40th Annual New York International Numismatic Convention will take place at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York... more ]

Oxford Conference: 50 Years Celtic Coin Index

A one-day iron age conference at the University of Oxford, Saturday 10 December 2011, organised by Dr John Sills will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Celtic Coin Index (CCI) at the Institute of Archaeology, Oxford... more ]

XVIII ICOMON Annual Meeting at Nicosia

The XVIIIth Annual Meeting of the International Committee of Money and Banking Museums (ICOMON) will be held in Nicosia, Cyprus from October 10 to 13, 2011. The theme is: Money Museums Communicating with the Public... more ]

The Future of Recording the Past. Different laws of finds in Anglo-american World

In Dublin ABA members will meet to discuss with experts the law of finds in the United Kingdom and the United States. The panel aims on considering the benefits and disadvantages of the systems in each of these countries... more ]

57th Annual Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics

The ANS will hold its 57th Annual Graduate Summer Seminar from June 6 through July 29, 2011... more ]

An American coin fair in European eyes

From August 16 to 20, 2011, the World’s Fair of Money of the American Numismatic Association was conducted near Chicago Airport. It was a typically American fair as a European can hardly imagine... more ]

International Symposium on Roman Coins in the Renaissance

From November 16 to 18, 2011 various research institutes organize an international symposium in Berlin. The aim is to conduct a comparative analysis of the role and function of antique coins, and the reception, and (re-)construction of ancient culture and history in the age of the Renaissance... more ]

Translatio nummorum – Roman Emperors in the Renaissance

From November 16 to 18, 2011 experts from all over the world gathered in Berlin to discuss how their Renaissance colleagues started to interpret the wealth of coins they had at hand... more ]

Computer-aided coin archiving and processing

The use of computer-aided processing methods bears great potential for the numismatic world and opens up new possibilities. During a conference at Southampton in 2012 there will be a Special Session on computer-aided coin archiving and processing. Interested authors are encouraged to submit abstracts of papers... more ]

1st Latin American High Security Printing Conference: Call for Paper

From June 12 to 14, 2012 the 1st Latin American High Security Printing Conference will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Registration is now open and the responsibles call for papers... more ]

World Money Fair 2012 – On the Way to the Olympics

From 3 to 5 February 2012, the 41st World Money Fair will take place. The upcoming Olympics will dominate this year’s event. Invited as Guest of Honour is The Royal Mint who has prepared the numismatic side of the largest sports event worldwide for four years. But this is only one of many attractions … more ]

Historic Medals Countdown offer to Commemorate 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

American Lutheran Publicity Bureau thinks of Commemorative Medals in order to publicize the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation... more ]

International Collectors Fair Collecta in Slovenia

The 6th International Collectors Fair – Collecta will take place from 23rd to 25th March 2012 at the Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre in Slovenia. more ]

Symposium in Early Medieval Coinage 2012

Tony Abramson’s symposia in early medieval and medieval coinage have now become a firm fixture in the numismatic calendar of events. On March 31, 2012 the event returns to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. more ]

Finland launches 10 euro coin at World Money Fair Berlin

The Mint of Finland and the Ministry of Finance are to issue a new 10 euro collector coin commemorating Henrik Wigström the Finnish workmaster of the famous Fabergé firm. The coin is to be launched at the World Money Fair in Berlin on 3 February 2012. more ]

FIDEM congress 2012 at Glasgow

The 32nd FIDEM congress will be held in Glasgow on 10-14 July 2012. The programme will include talks on historical and contemporary medals, with the theme of the principal sequences of papers being ‘The medal as object / The medal as idea’. more ]

150th Melbourne Cup Celebrations

Victoria Racing Club and Royal Australian Mint launch commemorative coins to celebrate Melbourne Cup milestone... more ]

World Money Fair 2012: Faster – Higher – Stronger

The World Money Fair 2012 in Berlin had only highlights: 15,000 visitors came to the fair, at the gala dinner the World Money Fair Award was given and a Künker auction fetched the highest price ever for a coin in Germany. more ]

Islamic Numismatics online seminar at Hamburg University

Beginning on April 13, 2012 Professor Stefan Heidemann of Hamburg University will offer a seminar on Islamic Numismatics as a Source for Economic, Political and Art History of the Middle East. The web class will cover various topics of Islamic numismatics.
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Call for paper for XIX ICOMON Meeting 2012 in Morocco

The Bank al-Maghrib will host the XIX ICOMON meeting 2012 from October 15-17, 2012 in Rabat, Morocco. The topic is “Money and Banking Museums: New challenges and perspectives” and the call for paper has been opened. more ]

International Numismatic and Philatelic Fair in Warsaw

The new Polish numismatic and stamp fair Monety Expo Warsaw will take place for the first time in Poland’s heart, Warsaw, on the first weekend of September 2012. It is one of the biggest numismatic fairs in Central and Eastern Europe. more ]

Impressions from Chicago International Coin Fair

The coins of India have joined the coins of China as most sought after by world coin buyers according to one dealer, others say Roman gold and high quality Greek silver are searched for. It seems, however, that the higher end market of any section goes particularly well. more ]

Webinar on Islamic Numismatics at Hamburg University

The First Webinar for Islamic Numismatics was initiated at Hamburg. Twelve students in six countries meet every Friday at 2 pm CET in a classroom in cyber space. more ]

NYINC 2013: room block approaches capacity

The great 41st New York International Numismatic Convention 2013 is getting closer taking place from January 5 to 14, 2013. As the Bourse Chairman Kevin Foley states, due to the strong request of dealers and attendees the room block at the Waldorf Astoria approaches its capacity yet. more ]

Central States Numismatic Society announces convention plans

The Central States Numismatic Society announces its plans for the big convention from April 24 to 27, 2013. The convention will observe a new schedule. More than 250 booth holders are expected to attend the event. more ]

Official EXPO 2015 coins-medals programme launched

The official EXPO 2015 coin-medals programme was launched on May 3, 2012 at Milan’s Museum of Science & Technology. The coins will have legal tender status during the duration of the EXPO event. more ]

Conference on ‘Greek Coins and Their Images’

From September 26-28, 2012 the Belgian School at Athens and the French School at Athens will organise a conference in collaboration with KIKPE, FRS-FNRS and Ulg. The title of the conference is: ‘TYPOI. Greek Coins and Their Images: noble issuers, humble users?’ more ]

Numismatic Summer Meeting in Oxford in July 2012

Every year the British Numismatic Society (BNS) and the Royal Numismatic Society (RNS) hold a joint summer meeting. This year’s meeting has the theme of Anniversaries and Jubilees. more ]

White Gold – exhibition in the Israel Museum

Electrum coins are among the most fascinating coinages because they are right at the beginning of Western numismatics. Unfortunately the decisive facts are still contested. The Israel Museum has just opened an exhibition on electrum issues and on that occasion held an important congress. more ]

First International Fair of Numismatics, Philately and Collecting in Spain

In Burgos the first International Fair of the Numismatics, Philately and Collecting in Spain, “Colecciona Burgos 2012“, will take place during the weekend from September 21 to September 23, 2012. more ]

International numismatic and precious metal fair at Warsaw

From 11th to 13th October 2012 the 8th International Numismatic, Gold & Art Jewellery Exhibition CoinExpo 2012 is going to take place in the Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw, Poland. more ]

VAM seminar at Ontario coin show

From July 19-21, 2012 the SoCal Ontario Coin and Currency Show will be held at the Ontario Convention Center. The show is going to feature a VAM seminar highlighting the authors Jeff Oxman and Mark Witkower. more ]

14th Silesian Collectors’ Market 2012

The organizators of the 14th Silesian Collectors’ Market inform that on 7th October 2012 the event will be held in in Katowice, Poland. The event called by many ‘Collectors’ Day’ concentrates about 400 exhibitors and almost 5,000 visitors from Poland and Europe. more ]

New Coin and Stamp Fair in Warsaw

Warsaw has become an important commercial centre in Central and Eastern Europe. Thus on September 1 and 2, 2012 a new coin and stamp fair will be held there. Monety Expo Warsaw will be supported by the German numismatic-fair Numismata. more ]

US Master Designer Iskowitz to speak at Philadelphia forum

A free forum at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on Thursday, August 9 will feature one of the most prolific designers of United States coins, Joel Iskowitz. The forum is being conducted by the American Israel Numismatic Association and the Israel Coins and Medals Corporation. more ]

Central States Convention Approaches Sell Out

Only six weeks after bourse applications were initially mailed to potential booth holders, the Central States Numismatic Society 74th Anniversary Convention, scheduled for April 22-27, 2013, is approaching a sold out bourse area. more ]

Financial History Researcher to Speak at National Coin and Currency Convention

Financial history researcher Lawrence Schuffman will be the keynote speaker during the educational programs to be held in conjunction with the Professional Currency Dealers Association’s November 8-11 National Coin and Currency Convention. more ]

15th Collector Fair Sberatel in Prague

The 15th International Trade Fair Collector Sberatel will be held in Prague from September 6 to 8, 2012. Past fairs have been a great success and Sberatel is the biggest event of this kind in the Czech Republic. more ]

Geneva University to inform about illegal art-trade

On October 31, 2012 Geneva University in cooperation with the Swiss Office for Culture proposes a study day ‘Campaign against illegal art-trade.’ The event focuses on those who work in museums and the cultural scene, and art dealers. more ]

NCCC Offers Hotel Rebates to Public Attendees

Attendees at the National Coin and Currency Convention, scheduled for November 8-11, 2012 in Rosemont, Illinois, will be able to receive a hotel rebate from the event sponsor, according to Patricia Foley, General Chairman of the convention. more ]

Numismatic Crime Investigation Seminar for Law Enforcement

The Numismatic Crime Information Center will be conducting a Free seminar on Numismatic Crime Investigations on October 18, 2012 in conjunction with the ANA Dallas National Money Show. The seminar is being hosted by the Pantego Police Department and open to Law Enforcement Personnel Only. more ]

Jerusalem Electrum Congress Films online

In June 2012 an electrum congress took place in Jerusalem generating new discussions and giving many fresh ideas on this topic. Now videos show all papers given during this event. more ]

Jewish-American Hall of Fame Web Site to be Under Auspices of the ANS

Andrew Meadows, Deputy Director of the American Numismatic Society and Mel Wacks of the American Jewish Historical Society have signed an agreement to transfer the web site of the Jewish-American Hall of Fame to the auspices of the ANS. more ]

American Numismatic Society Announces 2013 Gala Honorees

The American Numismatic Society announces the honorees for the 2013 Dinner Gala. The recipient of the Trustees’ Award is ANS President, Roger S. Siboni. The recipient of the Distinguished Service Award is Richard B. Witschonke. more ]

Innovations in the land of silver – A congress in Hall / Tyrol

Tyrol remembers you of nothing else than skiing? Shame on you! You would miss the region’s importance in world’s history since here money history was written – from the first high denomination silver coin to the mechanization of the whole coining process. The Hall Mint held a congress on that topic on October 12, 2012. more ]

Monaco: Coin show on the first Sunday in Advent

On December 2, 2012 an international coin show will take place in Monaco. The opening hours for the public are 9 am to 5 pm. Éditions Victor Gadoury invites to visit “la Grande Bourse” in cooperation with the Numismatic Association of Monaco. more ]

American Numismatic Society Announces an Additional 2013 Gala Honoree

The American Numismatic Society Board of Trustees voted to include Ms. Rosemary Lazenby, Curatorial Officer of the New York Federal Reserve Bank and ANS Honorary Life Fellow, as an additional honoree at the 2013 Annual Dinner Gala. more ]

Congress in Padova

On November 30, 2012 the Department of Numismatics in the Padova University will hold a congress on ‘Money findings and historical-economical processes’. more ]

New York International Numismatic Convention Announces Final Plans

The 41st annual edition of the New York International Numismatic Convention will take place at New York City’s Waldorf Astoria with activities starting on Friday, January 4 and the final convention related event concluding on Monday, January 14. more ]

Congress on Anatolian Numismatics in Antalya

The Suna & Inan Kirac Research Institute on Mediterranean Civilizations, an affiliate of the Vehbi Koc Foundation, organizes the “First International Congress on Anatolian Monetary History and Numismatics” on February 25-28, 2013. more ]

Round table on ‘small change’

The DAMIN programme studies the depreciation of silver in the second half of the nineteenth century and its consequences in developed countries. The second round table is dedicated to ‘small change’ or bronze and copper coins from Antiquity to the nineteenth century. more ]

Numismatics in the Principality of Monaco

Yachts, luxuries, gambling casino – an ambience barely suited for a down-to-earth coin collector? On the contrary, when coming in the off season the Principality of Monaco has much to offer in regard to numismatics, like an attractive coin fair. more ]

National Coin and Currency Convention Announces 2013 Dates

The National Coin and Currency Convention will be held November 21-24, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare in close proximity to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. more ]

Numismata in Munich

One of the most important coin fairs in the world in terms of type and diversity of the range, with unmistakable flair and cultivated tradition since 1970! Numismata will take place on 2nd and 3rd March 2013 in Munich. more ]

Central States Convention Bans Liberty Dollars

So-called Liberty Dollars, the creation of Bernard Von NotHaus and the NORFED, will not be part of the April 24-27, 2013 74th Anniversary Convention of the Central States Numismatic Society in Schaumburg, Illinois. more ]

New York International Numismatic Convention Announces Preliminary 2014 Plans

The 42nd Annual New York International Numismatic Convention will take place over a nine day period from January 4 through January 12, 2014 at New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, its site since 2002. more ]

Central States Numismatic Society Announces Sponsorship Program For 2013 Convention

Kevin Foley, General Chairman for the Central States Numismatic Society’s 74th Anniversary Convention, has announced the availability of convention sponsorships for the event. more ]

American Numismatic Society 2013 Annual Gala a Success

The American Numismatic Society held its 2013 Annual Gala event on 10 January honoring Roger Siboni, who retired as ANS President in October 2012, as well as Richard B. Witschonke and Rosemary Lazenby. more ]

1st International Numismatic Conference of the Royal Numismatic Society of Belgium

The Royal Numismatic Society of Belgium has decided to organize, in close collaboration with the Coin Cabinet of the Royal Library of Belgium, one-day conferences on the coinage and the monetary history of the Low Countries during the Middle Ages on May 24, 2013. more ]

ONS conference on Islamic Numismatics

This year’s ONS conference on Islamic Numismatics in Tuebingen will be held on 4th and 5th May 2013 in the main lecture room of the Dept. of Orient- und Islamwissenschaften of the Asia-Orient-Institute of Tuebingen University. Contributions are welcome. more ]

National Coin and Currency Convention Approaches Sell Out

The National Coin and Currency Convention, slated for November 21-24 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare is almost sold out, according to Convention Chairman Patricia Foley. more ]

Joint 2013 meeting of Royal Numismatic and British Numismatic Society in York

The Yorkshire Numismatic Society is delighted to host the 2013 joint meeting of the Royal Numismatic and the British Numismatic Societies at York Racecourse on 20 July 2013. The event is open to all and free! more ]

CPMX Proves Paper Money Market Strong

Even though the year started a bit slow, the paper money market can be considered strong and the experts are optimistic. more ]

Chicago International Coin Fair Set for 18-21, 2013

Krause Publication will play host to the 38th annual Chicago International Coin Fair set for April 18-21 at the Crowne Plaza O'Hare, Chicago. more ]

Application forms for Sberatel 2013

In early September the collector fair Sberatel will be held in the Czech Republic. Already many places have been booked. So, if you are interested in participating you should book soon. more ]

Strong Demand for PCGS-certified Coins at the 24th Tokyo International Show and Taisei Auction

PCGS took part in the 24th Tokyo International Coin Convention (TICC), the most important and established coin fair in Japan, May 2-4, 2013 at Royal Park Hotel, Tokyo. more ]

Singapore International Coin Fair Attracts Over 10,000 Enthusiastic Attendees

The 2013 Singapore International Coin Fair proved to be an unqualified success. The 3-day coin event (March 29-31) attracted over 10,000 visitors. Over 40 different dealers and mints attended, representing 21 different countries. more ]

Conferences on Archaeology and Asian Art in Brussels

ArtConnoisseurs is a cultural and scientific event taking place from 6 to 8 June 2013 which consists of a series of expert conferences – also on numismatics – given by renowned collectors, scholars and museum curators from Europe and from all over the world. more ]

New York International Numismatic Convention Announces Reduced Hotel Rates

The New Your International Numismatic Convention, to be held January 4-12 has negotiated a special reduction in sleeping room rates from those previously contracted. more ]

DAMIN News

The DAMIN project on the depreciation of silver in history has made available online all interviews and presentations of the last two round tables. Additionally all these papers were published in a new Moneta volume. more ]

Belgian School at Athens celebrates 50 years of excavations

The Belgian School at Athens celebrates 50 years of Belgian activities at Thorikos, Attika, Greece with a conference on October 7-8, 2013. more ]

I.A.P.N. 62nd Annual Congress

This year’s I.A.P.N congress was held in Leipzig and, amongst other things, included elections of the members of the Executive Committee. The new president comes for the very first time from Germany... more ]

International Workshop ‘Archaeology of Money’ at Tübingen University

At Tuebingen University an international workshop will be held on 17-18 October 2013: ‘Archaeology of Money’ aims to discuss the archaeology of money in a comprehensive global and diachronic approach from Eurasian prehistory to 20th century ethnographies. more ]

HSP awards Latin American Banknote of the Year 2013

The organisers of the Latin American High Security Printing Conference have announced that the inaugural award of Latin American Banknote of the Year 2013 was presented to Senora Katya Daura, President of S.E. Casa de Moneda, Argentina for the 100 Pesos Eva Perón note. more ]

British Numismatic Society and The Royal Numismatic Society 2013 Summer Meeting

The British Numismatic Society and The Royal Numismatic Society 2013 Summer Meeting ‘Coin Hoards and Treasure Finds’ will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 in the York Racehouse. Here you will find the programme. more ]

NYINC Waldorf Astoria Room Block Approaches Sell Out

The New York International Numismatic Convention has organized for its attendees special room offers with the Waldorf Astoria. But the sleeping room block is almost sold out already. more ]

DAMIN Osaka meeting 2014

In the framework of the DAMIN program on Silver monetary depreciation and international relations, the next round table will be held in Osaka in April 2014 on East/West relations. All marks of interest are welcome. more ]

Central States Plans Civil War Educational Forum at 75th Anniversary Convention of CSNS

The 2014 Convention of the Central States Numismatic Society is a very special one, celebrating the society’s diamond jubilee. It features not only the traditional big bourse, but has a particularly strong lineup of Civil War researchers with presentations on a broad array of Civil War era related topics. more ]

ONS Meeting in Bremen

On November 23, 2013 the Oriental Numismatic Society will hold their next meeting in Bremen. Lectures can still be integrated into the programme. As always there will be dedicated plenty of space to exchange and discussions. more ]

National Numismatic Exhibition in India postponed due to political situation

The organisers of the National Numismatic Exhibition scheduled on October 4-6 in Hyderabad (India) announced that the event will be postponed due to the critical situation in the region where a separating state inflames the passion. more ]

Feast of collectors - the Silesian Collectors' Market

On October 6, 2013 the Silesian Collectors’ Market will be held in southern Poland, in the centre of Katowice, the capital city of a region of enthusiasts of collecting. Being a one-day event it starts very early. more ]

Paris Colloquium remembers archaeologist and numismatist Henri Seyrig

On October 10 and 11, 2013 a colloquium in honour of French archaeologist and numismatist Henri Seyrig will be held in Paris. He was not only a scientist and collector of coins and Byzantine seals but also a political activist in a period of turmoil. more ]

ANS organizes symposium on early electrum coinage

‘The Beginning of Coinage’ on November 15-16, 2013 offers members and others interested in early electrum coinage to learn more about some of these new discoveries. Papers by international experts in the field will cover a variety of aspects. more ]

Symposium on the 30th Anniversary of the Cultural Property Implementation Act

The Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act was the result of ten years of lobbying and legislative drafting. This panel will explore the history of the CPIA, its implementation over the past thirty years and new ideas about improving it in the future. more ]

New York International Numismatic Convention Announces Programs and Speakers

The lineup of speakers for the 42nd Annual New York International Numismatic Convention to be held from Friday, January 3 through Sunday, January 12 was announced. As always it will span from antiquity to modern times and cover a lot of various topics. more ]

National Coin and Currency Convention 2013 Approaches

In just a few weeks’ time, from November 21 to 24, the 28th Annual National Coin and Currency Convention will be conducted in Chicago. Here you will get the latest relevant information on that great event. more ]

New collector’s fair in Spain

A new collector’s fair in Spain aims at bringing together collectors and dealers and to develop the market. ECC Torremolinos 2014 European Collector’s Convention will take place for the first time from February 27 to March 2, 2014. more ]

Workshop in Tübingen: Archaeology of Money

Actually archaeology means ‘study of the beginnings.’ And in this sense the interdisciplinary workshop that took place in Tübingen on October 17 and 18, 2013 treated the beginnings of money featuring an impressive synopsis of various disciplines: ethnology, anthropology, archaeology, sinology and numismatics. more ]

10th Basel Ancient Art Fair in 2013

The Basel Ancient Art Fair focuses on the art of the ancient cultures of the Mediterranean. As a result, the BAAF has rapidly become the leading global event in the field and will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. more ]

New York International Numismatic Convention Announces Details

The New York International Numismatic Convention will sponsor its 42nd annual edition January 3-12, 2014 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Further details have been announced. more ]

29th NCCC 2014 in Chicago

The National Coin and Currency Convention has set the dates for its 29th Annual event. The 2014 edition will be held November 20-23 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare. Moving from St. Louis to Chicago has visibly boosted the event’s appeal and success. more ]

Visiting the New York International

American coin fairs are something entirely different from the ones we are used to in Europe. And even for American standards, the New York International Coin Convention is something special. Forget about the euro, forget about current commemorative coins – in New York, collectors of ancient and world coins come together from all over the world. Ursula Kampmann was there for you. more ]

Colloquium on mediaeval coinage of Spain and Maghreb

The French School in Madrid, Casa de Velázquez, will host a colloquium on the coinage in al-Andalus and the Maghreb in the Middle Ages on February 12-13, 2014. more ]

Changes at the ANA Summer Seminar

In summer 2014, the American Numismatic Association’s 46th Annual Summer Seminar will be held in Colorado Springs (CO). After evaluating member feedback, the ANA has decided to implement a number of changes concerning the funding and organization of the event. more ]

NYINC 2015 Bourse Sold Out

The 43rd Annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC), scheduled for January 3-11, 2015 has a sold out bourse. Only 3 out of 130 dealers did not renew their spaces prior to departing. So only 3 dealers from the long waiting list were able to move up. more ]

Annual ONS meeting in Tübingen

This May, the Oriental Numismatic Society invites to their annual meeting in Tübingen. The programme has not yet been agreed on and the organisers appeal for active participation and contributions. more ]

Lecture on Byzantine money

On March 13, 2014 Eurydice Georganteli of Harvard University will give an Ilse and Leo Mildenberg Memorial Lecture on Byzantine Money in Cambridge, MA (USA). more ]

CSNS celebrates 75th Anniversary Convention

The Central States Numismatic Society’s 75th Anniversary Convention will be held in April in Chicago. Amongst others, the convention will offer several auction sessions, an almost 300 booth bourse area as well as educational seminars, for instance on Women in Numismatics or on the Civil War. more ]

Conference on coinage associated with York

“Connecting Through Coinage”, a major two-day event focussing on coinage associated with York, will be held in June 2014 in York. Day One is the “Romano-British Congress” and Day Two will be the fifth biennial international “Symposium in Early Medieval Coinage”. more ]

National Coin and Currency Convention Announces Auction Rights Award

Lyn Knight will be the official auction house for the November 20-23, 2014 29th Annual National Coin and Currency Convention a Professional Currency Dealers Association sponsored event. more ]

XXI ICOMON Annual Meeting in Belgrade

The XXI ICOMON Annual Meeting will take place in Belgrade, Serbia, from 1-4 July 2014. The conference and accompanying exhibition are dedicated to discussing the role of money and banking museums in raising public awareness and preserving cultural heritage. more ]

Numismatic Conference at Royal Library of Belgium

The 4th International Numismatic Conference of the Coin Cabinet of the Royal Library of Belgium explores the differences of monetization in urban and rural contexts. On May 16, 2014 all those interested are invited to assist at the event confirming previously their participation. more ]

Research Colloquium on Roman Republican Coinage in Dresden

An international colloquium entitled “New Research on Roman Republican Coinage” will be held at the University of Dresden from 19 to 21 June 2014. 15 speakers will be presenting their recent research relating to this broad thematic spectrum. more ]

Singapore International Coin Fair 2014 Attracts Nearly 10,000 Visitors

The 2014 Singapore International Coin Fair was an unprecedented success. The 3-day coin event (March 28-30) attracted thousands of visitors, with long lines forming before the doors opened. Hours were extended to allow the crowds of people to complete their business with over 100 different dealers and mints attending. more ]

XVth International Numismatic Congress 2015 Call for papers

The International Numismatic Council and the Scientific Committee of the XV International Numismatic Congress invite submissions for papers to be presented at the XV INC in Taormina, on 21-25 September 2015. more ]

Reformatio in Nummis – Luther and the Reformation on Coins and Medals

More than 100 coins and medals covering 500 years of reformation provide an insight into the history of Protestantism and the world of numismatics in an entertaining way. Auction house Künker organised this special exhibition at the famous German castle Wartburg. more ]

Annual Meeting Belgian School at Athens

The Belgian School at Athens invites all interested persons to its Annual meeting, which will take place on Tuesday, the 27th of May 2014, at 6.15 pm at the New Acropolis Museum, Athens. more ]

Shining the Future - Mint Directors Conference in Mexico

Between 11 and 14 May 2014, the 28th Mint Directors Conference took place in Mexico. Mint representatives from approximately 40 nations discussed current issues relevant to coin manufacturers. This is Ursula Kampmann with a conference report. more ]

Las Vegas Club Show a Success

The 51st Annual Las Vegas Numismatic Society Coin Show held April 4-6 attracted 3044 attendees and approximately 300 dealers to a sold out bourse floor. Pre-registered conventioneers came from as far away as France, Australia and Canada. more ]

Numismata terminates collaboration with Monety Expo Warsaw

Erich Modes, executive director of the company Münzen Modes and organizer of the widely known coin fair NUMISMATA, informs that he has terminated the collaboration with Monety Expo Warsaw, effective immediately. more ]

Chinese Rare Coin Experts Visit Long Beach Expo

More than two dozens of the top rare coin experts from mainland China and Hong Kong attended the Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo for the first time, June 5 - 7, 2014. The response was enthusiastically positive. more ]

Chicago past and present to be highlighted on medal

A medal commemorating the 95th anniversary of the Chicago Coin Club features historic past and present cityscape images of Chicago. more ]

“Master Coin Conference” of the precious metals and coin industry

On June 17th and 18th 2014 the summit conference of precious metals and coin industry took place under the patronage of Schoeller Münzhandel in Vienna. It saw a professional exchange in keynotes, discussions and workshops. more ]

Conference on “Urban versus rural contexts”

In May 2014, the Fourth International Numismatic Conference of the Coin Cabinet of the Royal Library of Belgium was organised. The conference’s subject was the contrast between urban and rural contexts on the level of monetization from ancient Greece to the early Middle ages. more ]

UK’s Festival of Archaeology is the largest of its kind

The 24th annual Festival of Archaeology, the largest celebration of archaeology in the world, will run until 27 July 2014 with over 1000 events – many free – right across the UK. The Festival gives the public the opportunity to experience archaeology at first hand. more ]

About DAMIN

DAMIN is a program dedicated to the study of the depreciation of silver in the second half of the XIXth century and its consequences in developed countries. In this conference talk, Georges Depeyrot tells you exactly what DAMIN does and why. more ]

IAPN held General Assembly in Monte Carlo

The International Association of Professional Numismatists held its 63rd General Assembly in Monte Carlo, May 29th-June 1st 2014. A total of 38 of the world’s leading numismatic firms met to attend the congress, with an additional 21 firms represented via proxy. more ]

PNG: Coin and paper money show in New York City in October 2014

The Professional Numismatists Guild will conduct a coin and paper money show in the Times Squares area of New York City, October 9-11, 2014. More than 100 dealers are expected to have tables at the show. more ]

Las Vegas Show Hosts Seminars on various topics

The Las Vegas Numismatic Society Fall coin show is set for September 12-14 in Las Vegas. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate at seminars on silver dollars, panda coins and many others offered by leading experts. more ]

4th Assemani Symposium on Islamic Coinage

The 4th Assemani Symposium will take place on 26 and 27 September 2014 at Trieste University. The symposium is dedicated to Islamic Coinage and numerous experts participate at the event. more ]

100th Hannover Coin Show

The 100th Hannover Coin Show is scheduled for 30 November, 2014, an anniversary for the oldest active coin show in Germany. On this occasion, we will tell you something about the coin show’s history today. more ]

3rd Coin Conference 2015 in Madrid

Following the successful 2nd Coin Conference, held in Berlin last March, the 3rd Coin Conference will take place 21-23 October 2015 in Madrid, Spain. The conference focuses on circulating coins. more ]

The Knights’ Tournament at the Herrenacker at Schaffhausen

In 1436, there was a knights’ tournament held at Schaffhausen. That was something of an event back then, but nothing out of the ordinary. It only becomes extraordinary thanks to a detailed record on this competition that has come down to us. Now, there was a reenactment of this famous tournament to be witnessed on the original site. more ]

New York International Numismatic Convention Announces 2015 Schedule

The 43rd Annual New York International Numismatic Convention will take place at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel over a ten day period beginning Friday, January 2 and concluding on Sunday, January 11. Now the organizers have announced a schedule for this event. more ]

Jerusalem to host important conference on Archaeology

In June 2015 Jerusalem will see an important event in the field of archaeology: the International Conference Ancient Cultures in the Lands of the Bible invites experts to exchange over the most recent archaeological discoveries in the Holy Land. more ]

Saddle Ridge Coins and Cans Coming to PNG New York Show

The first public appearance in New York of gold coins from the headline-generating $10 million Saddle Ridge Hoard buried treasure trove that was unearthed last year in California’s gold country is approaching. more ]

National Coin and Currency Convention Scheduled for Rosemont

The 29th Annual National Coin and Currency Convention will once again be held at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare, Rosemont, Illinois, featuring a three session auction cataloged and conducted by Lyn Knight that will include both United States and foreign paper money. more ]

Grande Bourse de Monaco on December 7, 2014

On December 7, 2014, the 22nd Grande Bourse will be held at Monaco, a coin show which attracts first and foremost dealers from France, Italy and Spain – and collectors aiming for the latest issues of Monaco at their issue price. more ]

Invitation to second ONS Meeting in Bremen

On November 8, 2014, the ONS (Oriental Numismatic Society) will meet in Bremen. Everyone interested in Islamic numismatics is welcome. more ]

ANS Seminar on Forgery Basics at S.F. Historical Bourse

On December 12, 2014 a study seminar on 'The Basics of Numismatic Forgeries' will feature presentations by Dr. Ute Wartenberg, Executive Director of the ANS, and David Hendin followed by a panel discussion with experts. more ]

International congress in Vienna on numismatist Joseph Eckhel

In Vienna an international congress will be completely dedicated to numismatist Joseph Eckhel: “Ars critica numaria. Joseph Eckhel (1737-1798) and the development of numismatic method” will take place from 27 to 30 May 2015. Read the complete programme. more ]

Special offers by PCGS at New Macau Coin Show

The 1st Macau International Coin & Precious Metals Expo, MICAPE 2014, 2-7 December 2014, has on-site authentication and grading by Professional Coin Grading Service at the show and the pre-show events. more ]

New York International Numismatic Convention

Anyone dealing with ancient coins knows the New York International Numismatic Convention, the most important event early in the year, which was held from January 2 to 12 in 2015. Ursula Kampmann reports on her impressions. more ]

Kangaroo meets Ampelmann: Australia is Guest of Honour at World Money Fair

The Royal Australian Mint is this year’s Guest of Honour at Berlin World Money Fair. The Australians have seized the opportunity to celebrate their Mint’s fiftieth birthday. The attendees in Berlin can look forward to very special coins. more ]

Scientific Meeting Explores Greek Colonisation

The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection organise the Scientific Meeting “Greek Colonisation: New Data, Current Approaches” in Thessaloniki on February 6, 2015. more ]

1st Macau International Coins & Precious Metals Expo (MICAPE)

The 1st Macau International Coins & Precious Metals Expo (MICAPE) will take place 5-7 December 2014 in the Venetian Macau Resort Hotel, Macau. more ]

Quo Vadis, NUMIS? 13th Van Gelder lecture in Haarlem

On Saturday 22 November, the 13th Van Gelder-lecture will be held at Teylers Museum (Haarlem, The Netherlands). This year’s lecture – Quo Vadis, NUMIS? – is about the future of the Dutch coin finds database NUMIS. more ]

EXPO 2015 Milano featured during Monaco’s coin show

On December 2-7, 2014, a special exhibition of coins and medals commemorating the previous Universal Exhibitions and World’s fairs were brought together in one place and could be seen during Monaco’s coin show. more ]

PCDA Announces Format Change for National Coin and Currency Convention

Patricia Foley, Convention Chairman for the Professional Currency Dealers Association, has announced a format change for the event, effective with its 2015 edition: The public hours on Sunday will be eliminated, and there will be a four session Numismatic Educational Symposium instead. more ]

Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics

From June 8 through July 31, 2015 the American Numismatic Society offers select graduate students and junior faculty the opportunity to work hands-on with its preeminent numismatic collections. Applications are due no later than February 13, 2015. more ]

Boris Kochnev Memorial Seminar on Middle Eastern and Central Asian Numismatics

On Saturday, March 14, 2015, the Middle Eastern and Central Asian Program at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, will hold the Seventh Seminar on Middle Eastern and Central Asian Numismatics in Memoriam Boris Kochnev (1940-2002). more ]

The Coin Conference 2015

From 21 to 23 October 2015 the Coin Conference will take place in Madrid. The event is organised by Currency Publications and focuses on circulating coins as part of countries’ currency strategies. Here is the programme. more ]

Educational Programs at the Central States Convention in Chicago

The Central States Numismatic Society will hold its 76th Anniversary Convention April 21-25 in Chicago. In conjunction with the Convention there will be educational programs with a wide range of topics: from the Civil War to Legislative and Regulatory Issues. more ]

Milan EXPO 2015 medal best fast seller

Until 31 October EXPO 2015 is taking place in Milan. It is the world’s largest event on nutrition and food ever. But who knows if the very popular official EXPO medal will be available until the end? more ]

Law Enforcement Seminar at ANA World's Fair of Money

The Numismatic Crime Information Center will offer a one-day training course on “Numismatic Crime Investigations” for local, state and federal law enforcement officers during the ANA World’s Fair of Money on August 12, 2015. more ]

Regional Conference for Islamic Numismatics in Tübingen

The Regional Conference for Islamic Numismatics of the Oriental Numismatic Society will take place on the 2nd and 3rd May 2015 at the Tübingen University. more ]

A successful fair: 48th NUMISMATA in Munich

On March 7 and 8, 2015, the NUMISMATA took place in Munich. As was to be expected, the 48th edition of this major numismatic event attracted collectors and dealers from all around the world. They witnessed a fair that was successful in every single way. more ]

More Police Officers for more Security at Whitman Baltimore Expo

The Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo which will take place on July 16-19, 2015, will feature enhanced security for the safety and convenience of its visitors and dealers, including more police officers and more security officers at the Convention Center. more ]

Three Numismatic Organizations collaborate for Educational Symposium in Rosemont

The Professional Currency Dealers Association, the Central States Numismatic Society and the Chicago Coin Club produce together a numismatic education symposium on November 22 in Rosemont, Illinois, held in conjunction with the Annual National Coin and Currency Convention. more ]

Gemini Auctions of HJB Ltd. Will Be Held in Chicago

HJB Ltd. has announced that the firm will not be holding a Gemini auction at the upcoming 2016 New York International Numismatic Convention. Instead the firm plans to organize an important new numismatic convention in downtown Chicago, at which future Gemini auctions will be held. more ]

Silver Monetary Depreciation and International Relations

DAMIN is the name of a project initiated by Georges Depeyrot about four years ago. It examines the depreciation of silver in the second half of the 19th century and its international repercussions. Most importantly, DAMIN has a truly global focus. more ]

Joseph Eckhel (1737-1798) and ancient numismatics in the Enlightenment

A conference on Joseph Eckhel took place in Vienna from May 27 to 30, 2015. 21 speakers from Europe and the United States analyzed the life and work of the so-called “Father of Numismatics” in the broader context of his time. more ]

Money and Ritual in the Greco-Roman World

On October 15-16, 2015 the international workshop “Money and Ritual in the Greco-Roman World” will take place at the University in Tübingen (Germany). The workshop addresses the nexus of coin use and ritual practice and will cover primarily the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. more ]

43 companies present at the IAPN meeting in New Orleans

The International Association of Professional Numismatists has held its annual meeting from the 28th May to the 1st June 2015 in New Orleans. 43 companies were present, coming from 20 different countries. more ]

Copenhagen DAMIN Meeting videos available

On 28 and 29 May 2015 the DAMIN research project met in Copenhagen for a round table on ‘Mints, Technology and Coin Production’. All the videos of the speeches are now online. more ]

A Treat for Collectors: 17th NUMISMATA Berlin 2015

On October 17th and 18th, 2015, all eyes will be on numismatics in the German capital when the 17th NUMISMATA will open its doors. This event is eagerly awaited by coin aficionados throughout the world. Collectors of stamps will likewise get everything their heart desires. more ]

Colloquium on Celtic Numismatics in Brussels

On November 27-28, 2015, a colloquium on Celtic numismatics will be held at the Royal Library of Belgium (Brussels). It is organized by the Royal Library of Belgium and the Center Michel de Boüard-Craham. more ]

HJB Ltd. Establishes “History in your Hands Foundation”

A new annual coin show at the Chicago Cultural Center will take place for the first time on April 5-8, 2017. All profits from this show will benefit the “History in your Hands Foundation”, recently established by HJB Ltd. for the purpose of popularizing the collection and study of coins. more ]

15th International Numismatic Congress in Taormina

700 attending numismatists, 420 presentations, 50 posters, four Round Tables, and countless stimulating lectures of numismatists from all over the world. Every International Numismatic Congress marks a new superlative! Taormina was no exception. more ]

The German Capital under the sign of numismatics: 17th NUMISMATA Berlin 2015

Berlin invited and everybody came: on October 17 and 18, 2015, thousands of aficionados of numismatics and philately visited the Messe Berlin am Funkturm to meet their favorite dealers. It is no surprise, therefore, that this NUMISMATA became another great success! more ]

Colloquium on Romanisation of Coinages of the Aegean Basin

On April 14 and 15, 2016, a round table will be held at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, focusing on the Romanisation (or not) of Greek coinages and their circulation in and around the Aegean Basin in the second and first centuries BC. more ]

Impressions from the New York International Numismatic Convention 2016

Like every year, the NYINC, the New York International Numismatic Convention, took place from January 2 to January 11, 2016. Ursula Kampmann was there for you and brings you many photos. more ]

Circulating coins: security features and social responsibility

Between October 21 and 23, 2015, the Coin Conference took place in Madrid. In seven sessions, topics revolved around circulating coins. This time, we report on considerations on new security features and the social responsibility of companies. more ]

Circulating coins: cash logistics

Between October 21 and 23, 2015, the Coin Conference took place in Madrid. In seven sessions, topics revolved around circulating coins. This time, we report on strategies for an ideal cash logistics as described by different central banks. more ]

A day in honor of George Le Rider

November 7, 2015, will be devoted to the memory of George Le Rider when distinguished researchers will meet at the Bibliothèque nationale de France to illuminate the different spheres of action of one of the greatest experts in Greek numismatic. more ]

Online registration for ICOM Milano 2016 launched

ICOM invites online registration for the 24th General Conference in Milano in July 2016, offering an early bird-registration until January 28, 2016. more ]

Report on Joint Summer Meeting of BNS and RNS

On July 11, 2015, the Joint meeting of the Royal and British Numismatic Societies was hosted by the Yorkshire Numismatic Society in the Yorkshire Museum. The day was loosely focused on hoarding with a chronological range which spanned the Iron Age to the Seventeenth-century. more ]

Final DAMIN meeting in California

The final meeting of the DAMIN program is scheduled for San Francisco, California and connected regions during May 2016. Its topic is “From Underground to End-Users: Monetary History in Scientific Context”. more ]

News from the world of minting technology – Part 2

What’s new in coin minting? Held under the program of the World Money Fair, the Technical Forum provided the venue for experts to catch up. Please find short summaries of six presentations here. more ]

A fair in a class of its own: 49th NUMISMATA Munich

On March 5 and 6, 2016, all eyes in the Bavarian capital will be on classic numismatics again: Munich will experience its 49th NUMISMATA. more ]

Restitution and Collecting in the Time of ISIS

On March 1, 2016 Cardozo School of Law, NYC, will host a conference on “Rethinking Antiquities: Collecting in the Age of ISIS”. Experts and award-winning journalist Judith H. Dobrozynski will discuss problems related to the Middle East conflicts and collecting art. more ]

The Cheshire Hoards and the Romano-British North West

In 2012 and 2014 two hoards from the 1st and 2nd centuries AD were made in the English county of Cheshire. Museum of Liverpool is now organising a one-day conference on 27 February 2016 casting light on the findings and their historical and numismatic context. more ]

7th International Coin Conference and Exhibition COINS-2016

The Seventh International Coin Conference and Exhibition COINS-2016 will be held on 22-24 September 2016 in Moscow. The organizers still accept paper proposals. more ]

New year events at the Royal Australian Mint

On January 1, 2016, coin enthusiasts and Canberra public formed long queues in front of the Royal Australian Mint to witness the New Year’s celebrations. A teenage coin collector was the lucky one to strike the first coin worldwide in 2016. more ]

Global Money Week fast approaching

Youth and debt – these are a regular topic in the media. How to teach young people about financial matters? A private initiative tries to achieve this goal through a Global Money Week – with millions of children and youth all around the world participating. more ]

International Congress on the coinage of Cyrene and the Cyrenaica

‘The coinage of Cyrene and the Cyrenaica in the Mediterranean – problems and chances’ is the title of a congress in Padova (Italy). From 17 to 19 March 2016 at Palazzo del Bo international experts will discuss this topic. more ]

ANS Gala-Dinner at the NYINC

On January 7th, 2016, the ANS Gala-Dinner was held, which included the presentation of several awards. Among the awardees was Ursula Kampmann, founder of CoinsWeekly, who received the Burnett Anderson Award of 2015. Other awardees of the evening were Kenneth E. Bressett and Regina and John W. Adams. more ]

Thailand’s Treasury Department held Press Conference for hosting 29th MDC

The 29th Mint Directors Conference will take place between 1 and 8 May, 2016, at Bangkok, Thailand. As host, Thailand’s Treasury Department held a press conference, stating that the event is also intended to assist the Royal Thai Mint in becoming an international coin maker. more ]

ONS Meeting Tübingen 2016

The ONS annual meeting/regional conference on Islamic numismatics will take place in the large seminar room of the department of Oriental and Islamic studies of the AOI, Tübingen University in the afternoon and morning 7/8 May 2016. more ]

Numismatic Training Day in West Midlands

On the 20th of April 2016 the Money and Medals Network and the University of Warwick will be holding a numismatic training day for people working and volunteering in West Midlands museums and other public institutions. more ]

Hoarding Conference at the British Museum

A conference on ‘Hoarding and Deposition in Iron Age and Roman Britain, and Beyond’, will be taking place at the British Museum on Friday and Saturday 11th-12th March 2016, at the BP Lecture Theatre. The conference is free, but ticketed, so booking is essential. more ]

Kochnev Memorial Seminar on Central Asian and Middle Eastern Numismatics

On 12 March 2016 the Middle Eastern and Central Asian Program at Hofstra University (New York) will hold the B.D. Kochnev Memorial Seminar in Central Asian and Middle Eastern Numismatics with many international experts. more ]

The Archaeology of Money

What is money? What can be used as money? And what functions may the objects that are used as money carry out? These are just a few of the questions raised in a new collection of papers. Ursula Kampmann has taken a look at it. more ]

CSNS Convention to Include Program About Newman Numismatic Portal

Len Augsburger and Wayne Homren will be giving a program at the 77th Anniversary Convention of the Central States Numismatic Society entitled: The Newman Numismatic Portal: What It Is, How It Works and What It Can do For You. more ]

Project on Late Antique and early Medieval Economy prepares conference

‘Framing the Late Antique and early Medieval Economy’, a large Digital Humanities project, holds a conference at Princeton University to launch its first phase in reconstructing the ancient economy. The event will take place on April 29-30, 2016. more ]

Belgium's Royal Numismatic Society celebrates 175th birthday

Founded in 1841, the Royal Numismatic Society of Belgium celebrates 175 years of its existence in 2016. To mark the event, a conference entitled “Belgian numismatics in perspective” will be held on Saturday, May 21st, 2016 in the Royal Library of Belgium. more ]

Singapore International Coin Fair Attracts Nearly 7,000 Enthusiastic Attendees

The 2016 Singapore International Coin Fair proved to be an unqualified success. The 3-day coin event from 1-3 April attracted thousands of visitors, and featured more than 100 different dealers and mints displaying their coins and banknotes. more ]

Symposium in Early Medieval Coinage Call for Papers

The Sixth International Symposium in Early Medieval Coinage will take place on 28th and 29th October 2016 at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. The organizers call for papers and speakers. more ]

Belgian School at Athens hosts Seminar on Methodology

The Belgian School at Athens announces its first postgraduate Summer School. The intensive seminar from 1-9 October 2016 focuses on Greek numismatics. Questions of method, history, archaeology, and economy will also receive attention. more ]

29th MDC in Thailand

Every two years, representatives of the mints gather at the Mint Directors Conference, to discuss the main issues. The venue is changing. This time, the Royal Thai Mint in Bangkok was the host. The Land of Smiles was at its best. more ]

The winners of the MDC Awards

Recognizing the best products, the MDC Award is a prize given by mints every two years under the program of the MDC. The jury consists exclusively of the world’s leading experts, the mint directors. more ]

The MDC in Bangkok: News from the world of mints. Part 1 The plenary sessions

From May 1 to 4, 2016, the Mint Directors Conference took place in Bangkok. It was attended by nearly 360 delegates for whom 35 presentations were held. Here you find the first part of a short abstract of the papers given. more ]

International Reformation Numismatics Day approaching

The International Association of Reformation Coins and Medals has declared June 19th as ‘International Reformation Numismatics Day.’ This day was chosen in light of one of the greatest contributors to Reformation numismatics. more ]

From the underground to the end-users: the final Round Table of the DAMIN project

Where does the material come from, that is used by mints for coining? In the final Round Table of the DAMIN project in San Francisco, the focus was placed on gold, silver, and mercury. more ]

Honors celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Royal Numismatic Society of Belgium

On May 21, 2016, the Société Royale de Numismatique de Belgique celebrated its 175th anniversary with a conference under the title “Belgian Numismatics in Perspective”. Several of the top-class attendees were honored. more ]

The MDC in Bangkok: News from the world of mints Part 2 Sessions of the Technical Committee 1

From May 1 to 4, 2016, the Mint Directors Conference took place in Bangkok. It was attended by nearly 360 delegates for whom 35 presentations were held. Here you find an abstract of the papers given by the Technical Committee. more ]

Security Guard Tackles Suspected Coin Thief At Long Beach Expo

A suspected thief was tackled by a security guard as he tried to escape at the Long Beach Expo on Friday, June 10, 2016. An alleged accomplice with a backpack containing more than $300,000 of rare coins was also taken into custody. more ]

The MDC in Bangkok: News from the world of mints. Part 3 Sessions of the Technical Committee 2

From May 1 to 4, 2016, the Mint Directors Conference took place in Bangkok. It was attended by nearly 360 delegates for whom 35 presentations were held. Here you find an abstract of the papers given by the Technical Committee. more ]

IAPN Congress in Amsterdam 2016

The International Association of Professional Numismatists held its 65th general assembly from Thursday 5 May to Sunday 8 May 2016, in Amsterdam, Holland. A main topic discussed at the meeting were new international laws affecting the numismatic trade. more ]

African Currency Forum scheduled for November 2016 in Egypt

Organized by the Association of African Banknotes and Security Documents Printers (AABSDP), the upcoming African Currency Forum will take place in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from 20 to 23 November 2016. more ]

The MDC in Bangkok: News from the world of mints Part 4: Sessions of the Marketing Committee

From May 1 to 4, 2016, the Mint Directors Conference took place in Bangkok. It was attended by nearly 360 delegates for whom 35 presentations were held. Here you find an abstract of the papers given by the Marketing Committee. more ]

Coin Constellation-2016 coming up

More than 240 commemorative coins and numerous coin series have been presented to the contest “Coin Constellation-2016”. The winners will be announced in a gala-ceremony in Moscow on 22 September 2016. more ]

West Midlands Money and Medals Network follow-up training

The first follow-up training event of the West Midlands Money and Medals Network will be held on the 14th of September 2016 at the University of Warwick, hosted by the Department of Classics and Ancient History. more ]

Olympic Games medals sustainable and innovative

On 5 August 2016 the Olympic Summer Games 2016 are going to start in Rio de Janeiro. Now the organisers have presented the winner medals revealing not only the design but also interesting details on the materials. more ]

Catalog of Olympic Coins by Albert M. Beck

In time for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, the catalog of Olympic Coins written by Albert M. Beck has been published, both in English and German. Ursula Kampmann has taken a look at it. more ]

DAMIN Congress in Paris

On 17 and 18 November 2016 the DAMIN research project will held a workshop on ‘The Variety of Exchange and the Character of Money’. The workshop deals with the many ways of possible exchange and indicates why money cannot be easily unified. more ]

Sixth International Symposium in Early Medieval Coinage

At the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge the Sixth International Symposium in Early Medieval Coinage will be held from 28th-29th October 2016. The common theme is ‘North v South’. more ]

31st Annual National Coin and Currency Convention Announces Schedule

The 31st Annual National Coin and Currency Convention will be held at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare in the suburb of Rosemont (USA). The mixed currency and coin event will be open to the public from Thursday, November 17, to Saturday, November 19. more ]

Workshop on modern technologies for archaeology and numismatics

The University of Padova (I) hosts a workshop on modern technologies for archaeology and numismatics on 3 and 4 November 2016. The title is: ‘Tomography Image Processing Surface and Bulk Characterization Technologies Archaeology and Coins TicTac’. more ]

XXXIV Art Medal Congress in Ghent (Belgium)

The XXXIV FIDEM congress will be held in Belgium from 5-11 September 2016 in the city of Ghent. The organizers have published the programme. more ]

Germany’s capital, a great fair hall: The 18th Numismata Berlin 2016

On October 15 and 16, 2016 Berlin became the Mecca for coin and stamp enthusiasts. In the capital for the 18th time, the event was thus another success in the long history of ever-popular Numismata coin fairs. more ]

2017 Coin Conference countdown to Warsaw has begun

The next Coin Conference addressing mints and central banks will take place at Warsaw on October 23-25, 2017. You can already check out the programme and start preparations. Registration is now open. more ]

NYINC announces future date and site plans

The New York International Numismatic Convention changes its venue. The date commitments reveal that it will be possible in the future to visit both shows, the New York International as well as the FUN show in January. more ]

NUMISMATA events in Berlin and Frankfurt

Aficionados of numismatics and philately look forward to two fairs in a class of their own: the 18th Numismata Berlin in October and the 12th Numismata Frankfurt in November 2016. Two great weekends for the collectors! more ]

NYINC announces room rates at Waldorf Astoria

Kevin Foley, Bourse Chairman for the 45th Annual New York International Numismatic Convention, has announced that event’s special discounted rates at its Waldorf Astoria event site for 2017. more ]

Coin collectors share their thoughts with the CCAC in historic Colorado

Colorado is for coin collectors a special location, rich with numismatic history. It was the venue for the 2016 meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee. CCAC member Dennis Tucker reports on the agenda and suggestions made by coin collectors. more ]

COINEX 2016 – 38th Premier International Show

The British Numismatic Trade Association invites to this year’s COINEX – 38th Premier International Show. 80 international dealers will offer an amazing selection of coins from all periods and countries, medals, tokens, banknotes, books and even antiquities. more ]

DAMIN Workshop Call for Papers

The research project DAMIN will meet in Vienna in October 2017 and is calling for papers. The workshop will address the causes and consequences of the destabilization of monetary unions from a cultural and historical approach. more ]

Oriental Numismatic Society Annual General Meeting and Study Day

On 12 November 2016 the ONS’s Study Day at the British Museum will focus on what numismatics can tell us about culture and society. Speakers will be asked to focus on what coins can tell us about wider culture and society. The Call for Papers is still open. more ]

Numismatic Training Days in England

Some numismatic training events are coming up in England organised by the Money and Medals Network. They give basic information on Roman coin identification or HLF-funded collections management. Attendance is free so check out! more ]

American Numismatic Society Announces 2017 Gala Honorees

On Thursday, January 12, 2017, the American Numismatic Society will hold its Annual Gala at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. The society has announced to whom it will confer the honor of receiving the Trustees’ Award. more ]

Call for Papers of Conference on Ancient Black Sea Trade

A workshop entitled ‘Money on the Margins: Coinage, Forms and Strategies of Intercultural Commerce on the Black Sea Shore in the Classical and Hellenistic Eras’, will take place on June 18-22, 2017, at Zichron Yaakov, Israel. The organizers call for papers. more ]

13th Technical Forum of the 2017 Berlin World Money Fair

As part of the 2017 Berlin World Money Fair, the 13th Technical Forum will take place on February 2, 2017. Mints and the industry will present their latest innovations to the specialized audience. Here you can have a look at the preliminary program. more ]

Chicago Coin Expo Returns to Chicago

On April 5-8, 2017 the inaugural Chicago Coin Expo will take place at the Chicago Cultural Center. It is hosted by Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. and the History In Your Hands Foundation. more ]

Anniversary in Munich – the 50th Numismata Munich

Europe’s most successful coin fair for Classic numismatics will turn 50! The exhibition space of the Munich Numismata has increased tenfold, and 4,000 visitors come every year. It was initiated once by the Munich-based collectors. more ]

Vienna Workshop on Chinese Numismatics with F. Thierry

On March 8, 2017, the Vienna-based Institute for the Study of Ancient Culture organizes a workshop on Chinese numismatics with F. Thierry. The topics addressed include the development of Chinese coinage and Sasanian Coins from China. more ]

5th Simone Assemani Symposium on Islamic Coinage

From 29 to 30 September 2017 the 5th Simone Assemani Symposium on Islamic Coinage will take place in Rome focusing on Islamic coins in archaeological context: coin finds, coin circulation. Read the organizers’ call for papers. more ]

A well-rounded fair: 50th Numismata in Munich 2017

On March 4 and 5, 2017, Bavaria will once again become the focal point of Classic numismatics. Collectors and investors will come from near and far, to meet the most renowned exhibitors at the 50th Numismata in Munich. more ]

2017 ICOMON Meeting – Call for Papers

For the XXIV ICOMON 2017 Conference at Jakarta from September 3-9, 2017, Museum Bank Indonesia invites members, academia, professionals and public. Papers related to the theme “Money and Banking Museums: from display to engagement” are welcome. more ]

Greek and Roman Numismatics Summer School in Athens

The Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation organises its first Summer School on Ancient Greek and Roman Numismatics, to take place at its premises in Athens, from 3 to 12 July 2017. A visiting scholar will develop a special topic. more ]

Brussels conference on posthumous fate of Greco-Roman coins

On May 19, 2017 the Coin Cabinet of the Royal Library of Belgium will host the 5th International Numismatic Conference in Brussels. The program of the conference “How They Died: Overstriking and Reminting in the Greco-Roman World” is now available. more ]

Tübingen ONS-Meeting 2017

The annual meeting of the Tübingen Oriental Numismatic Society will take place on May 6 and 7, 2017. The organizers are looking forward to international participation and welcome further papers. more ]

A coin for the dead – monetary discoveries within burials

From 23-24 November 2017 an international conference in Athens will revisit the question of monetary discoveries within burials through a contextual approach, incited by conceptual progress in the analysis of funerary documentation that has been made in the last years. more ]

A Success From Start To Finish: The 50th NUMISMATA Munich 2017

On March 4 and 5, 2017 Munich was the marketplace for Classic numismatics again. The 50th NUMISMATA conducted in the Isar metropolis recorded great buying interest, satisfied exhibitors and a great many visitors, particularly from Eastern Europe and the U.S. more ]

ID training day on Medieval coinage

On May 15, 2017 the British Museum will hold the Money and Medals Network Training Day on the identification of Medieval coinage. With places limited, the free event is open to anyone involved with Medieval coins in UK museums and other public institutions. more ]

FINA Conference in Rome

“Numismatic antiquarianism through correspondence (16th-18th c.)” is the title of the FINA Conference in Rome from 31st of May to 1st of June 2017. Experts will speak on the beginnings of collecting coins at the beginning of the modern times. more ]

Boris Kochnev Memorial Seminar on Middle Eastern and Central Asian Numismatics

On March 18, 2017, the Ninth Seminar on Middle Eastern and Central Asian Numismatics in Memoriam Boris Kochnev will be held at Hofstra University. Limited to pre-modern times, the geography of papers ranges from the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea to the deserts of Xinjiang. more ]

Krakow Conference on Coinage in Imperial Space

On June 28-July 2, 2017, a numismatic conference will be held in The Emeryk Hutten-Czapski Museum, Krakow. Experts in their fields will focus on the issue if there was continuity or change from the Acheamenid to Hellenistic kingdoms. more ]

New Zealand Conference and Bourse

50 years ago New Zealand changed to decimal currency. To celebrate, the Numismatic Society of Auckland and The Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand are hosting a Conference and Bourse over 14-17 July 2017 in Auckland with many international speakers. more ]

Conference of the Museum of the Bank of Albania

The 1st Conference of the Museum of the Bank of Albania will be held in Tirana, Albania, on 14th-15th of June 2017. The conference will be a two-day event discussing “Monetary history in Albania” and “Money and Banking Museums”. more ]

Antiquarians and numismatics through correspondence

Letters constitute a source numismatists have neglected so far. And yet they can tell us so much: How numismatic books came into being, where and for how much money coins had been bought, which collections had been accessed for which books, and so on. A congress in Rome has recently addressed this topic. more ]

International Symposium “Byzantine Gold Coins in the World of Late Antiquity”

In Changchun (China) an International Symposium on “Byzantine Gold Coins in the World of Late Antiquity” will take place from 23 to 25 June 2017. Central questions deal with globalisation and cultural exchange between East and West. more ]

World Banknote Summit 2017

The 2017 World Banknote Summit took place in Basel. Participants benefited from “firsts” and took advantage of the more intimate Conference environment to meet and work with industry peers. Planning is already underway for the 2018 Summit in Frankfurt. more ]

KNIR organizes course on coins and identity

Under the title ‘Cities, Emperors and Popes: Coinage and the construction of identity in Antiquity and the Early modern period’, the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome will host a course in October 2017. (R)MA and PhD students are invited to apply until July 1, 2017. more ]

Conference on antiquarianism in Near Eastern numismatics

“Eastern Coins in the Early Modern World. Antiquarianism and the Oriental Artifact 1500-1800” is the title of a conference to be held in Spain in September 2017. The organizers welcome paper proposals until July 15, 2017. more ]

50 Year of Decimal Currency: The Festive Event of the Numismatic Society of Auckland and the Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand

For 50 years, New Zealand has not calculated with pound, shilling and pence anymore, but with New Zealand dollars. The two biggest numismatic societies of New Zealand took this as an opportunity to organize an international conference and a coin fair. Ursula Kampmann was among the attendees and has checked out Auckland’s numismatic side. more ]

Fruitful conference on Coinage in Imperial Space 2017

Held in Krakow in June/July 2017, the conference “Coinage in Imperial Space. Continuity or change from the Achaemenid to Hellenistic kingdoms?” saw lively participation from 40 international experts in the field. Here you can read the organizers’ review. more ]

“Shave Miles” event at ANA World’s Fair of Money

With the help of television celebrity Rick Harrison prominent numismatists got their heads shaved at the American Numismatic Association 2017 World’s Fair of Money® in Denver to raise money for the ANA and the Standish Foundation. more ]

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