Sunday, 22.09.2019

Why There Is Still No Verdict in the Trial of the Stolen 100-Kilogram Maple Leaf

In 2017, a 100-kilogram Maple Leaf was stolen from the Bode Museum – the trial against the accused appears to be just as gigantic as the gold coin itself. Two and a half years later, the investigation is still ongoing. But why is it so difficult to reach a verdict?

Citéco: A Museum Dedicated to Economy

Modern, fancy, with a smack of luxury from times long past – this is Paris’ new museum of economy in a 1920s Banque de France branch office, a former Neo-Renaissance palace. Citéco familiarises with economy through games, computer stations, and many historical objects.

The Biggest Coin Collection, its Collector, and the Hall of Fame of the Chicago Coin Club

Many coin collectors know the “Brand collection”. Now, the Chicago Coin Club presents his famous member. Virgil M. Brand inducted to the Hall of Fame of this coin club owned the biggest private coin collection of all times.

Counterfeited coins, or not counterfeited coins, that is the question

On 10 October 2019, a 6 pence piece will be sold at auction house Künker in Osnabrück that is of great interest from the point of view of constitutional law. The reason is that at the time of its minting it was not decided yet whether only the Crown was entitled to produce money in the United Kingdom or not.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, at Augst ...

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MünzenMarkt 28 September 2019

  • Hortfunde und andere Münzfunde
  • Proculus – das Phantom auf dem Thron
  • Die Schatzinsel Gotland
  • Setzt auf’s Klosterdach den roten Hahn
  • Der Fund von Hackney
  • Unter der Lupe: Auktionsberichte

CoinsWeekly Special 3/19 London

  • George I – Between Germany and Great Britain
  • Catalogue of the German Talers of George I with Prices
  • Auction Previews
  • UK Coin Fairs

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The Five Good Emperors

An emperor who did not wage war, a philosopher on the throne, the best emperor of all – the time of the Five Good...

WHO'S WHO

Sferrazza, Agostino

Doctor and coin collector, President of the Liège Numismatic Association
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