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Harvey G. Stack (1928-2022)

One of the founding fathers and a chronicler of the modern American coin trade has died. Harvey Stack passed away on 3 January 2022. Ursula Kampmann remembers him.

How a Byzantine Earring Came to Denmark’s Vikings

A Byzantine gold earring of exceptional quality was found in Denmark in late 2021. Researchers believe it was a gift of the Byzantine emperor himself. You can admire it in the special exhibition “The Raid” in the National Museum of Denmark.

Dr Efrem Marcel Pegan – Researcher and Antiquarian

On 16th January 2022, Dr Efrem Marcel Pegan will celebrate his 90th birthday. Many will remember his famous Munich Numismatic Antiquarian Bookshop. Matthias Barth remembers this man who has lived his passion for numismatics and numismatic books.

A Festival for St Wenceslas

St Wenceslas is the central motif on Czechoslovak commemorative coins. And there is a good reason for it: in 1929, 750,000 believers celebrated the 1000th anniversary of his death. A coin series issued between 1923 and 1936 – on offer at Künker on 26 January 2022 – demonstrates how important St Wenceslas was for young Czechoslovakia.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, at a reading in Rome…

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Künker Auction 353: How Frederick II Financed the Seven Years’ War

Künker offers the second part of the Axel Tesmer Collection in auction 353. It contains issues of the Prussian kings. This film tells you by means of the offered coins and medals how Frederick II financed his Seven Years’ War.

WHO'S WHO

Haomin, Chen

Chen Haomin was an enthusiastic collector of Chinese gold and silver coins before founding his coin dealership Coin-in-Coin.
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