Numismatic Who's Who – S

Leon A. Saryan

Leon A. Saryan

Expert and collector of Armenian coins

Leon Saryan is a U.S. American researcher, collector and autodidact, who, since his childhood, has been collecting Armenian cultural heritage. Pursuing his career as a scientist, he became an expert for Armenian history and numismatics in his spare time. [ more ]

Wayne Sayles

Wayne Sayles

Founder of The Celator and the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild

Wayne Sayles is one of the world’s most distinguished numismatists and a multiply-awarded author. After a career as Air Force Captain, he pursued numismatics, founded The Celator and the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild. His special interest lies with Cilician coins. [ more ]

Shanna Schmidt

Shanna Schmidt

Independent Coin dealer, initiator of the “History in Your Hands Foundation”

Shanna Schmidt (Berk) is a U.S. American coin dealer. One of her main interests is the transmission of numismatic knowledge to the general public which provides the backdrop for her initiating the “History in Your Hands Foundation”. [ more ]

Romedio Schmitz-Esser

Romedio Schmitz-Esser

Numismatist with multiple historical interests, Professor of History in Graz

Romedio Schmitz-Esser is a numismatist and Professor of Medieval History and Historical Auxiliary Sciences at the University of Graz. He focuses on 15th and 16th century-Tyrolean coinage and the development of roller coining technology. [ more ]

Björn Schöpe

Björn Schöpe

Historian, graphic designer, right hand (and substitute head) of Ursula Kampmann

Björn Schöpe studied Classics and has been working with Ursula Kampmann since 2011. CoinsWeekly is only one of his areas of responsibility. He is also primarily concerned with graphic tasks and the IT structure. [ more ]

Ehsan Shavarebi

Ehsan Shavarebi

Archaeologist and numismatist with a focus on Iranian late antiquity

Ehsan Shavarebi is an archaeologist and numismatist. His main areas of interest are Sasanian numismatics and iconography as well as historical geography of the pre-Islamic Iranian world. [ more ]

Mariana A. Slavova

Mariana A. Slavova

Althistorikerin und Numismatikerin

Mariana A. Slavova is an ancient historian and numismatist. She is keeper at the Regional History Museum in Haskovo, Bulgaria. Her research interests focus on coin circulation and coinage in the middle reaches of the river Maritsa, in ancient Thrace, from the 6th to the 1st century BC. [ more ]

Andreas Urs  Sommer

Andreas Urs Sommer

Collector and researcher specialized in Byzantine coins

Andreas Sommer is not only a philosopher but likewise one of the most distinctive collectors of Byzantine coins. His passion for collecting resulted in numerous publications dealing with the topic, including the German-speaking standard work of reference on Byzantine coinage. [ more ]

Sam  Spiegel

Sam Spiegel

Director of International Numismatics at Heritage Auctions, Dallas

Sam Spiegel is a coin dealer and works as Director of International Numismatics at Heritage Auctions, Dallas. [ more ]

Sebastian Steinbach

Sebastian Steinbach

Historian and numismatist focusing on medieval and modern times

Sebastian Steinbach is a historian who focuses on numismatics as well as the monetary and economic history of medieval and modern times. After having spent many years in the coin trade, he is now Research Associate at the University of Osnabrück. [ more ]

Christian  Stoess

Christian Stoess

Research Associate for medieval and early modern times at the Berlin Münzkabinett

Christian Stoess takes a special interest in the collaboration of collectors, dealers, and researchers for the good of numismatics. He has been President of the GIG Society of Collectors for 25 years. After many years in the coin trade and several scientific posts, he is currently Research Associate at the Berlin Münzkabinett. [ more ]

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