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Scripophily and Numismatics

An enthusiastic scripophilist informs us about the basics of his hobby and the close relation of numismatics and scripophily... more ]

ILAC – new computer applications for numismatics

The Austrian research project ILAC opens the interdisciplinary field of computer vision to numismatic research. One of the applications will be the Computer-aided coin archiving and processing. Martin Kampel and Klaus Vondrovec who are working on ILAC explain what it is all about. more ]

New x-ray imaging technology assists with coin hoards

In collaboration with the British Museum researchers from the University of Southampton are applying an x-ray imaging technology in order to analyse coin hoards. The metal blocks are x-ray scanned, then a computer assembles the images rendering thus a 3D picture of the single coins. more ]

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