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Breaking News: EID MAR Aureus Returned to Greece

New York prosecutors returned an EID MAR aureus to Greece. The world’s most expensive ancient coin was seized in the course of the investigations against coin dealer Richard Beale. The case against Beale is still ongoing.

Numismata 2023: A Paean to Coin Fairs

Coin fairs are currently experiencing a boom, including the Munich Numismata. At times, the hall even had to be closed due to overcrowding. An older colleague commented: yes that’s exactly how it was in the 1970s. Ursula Kampmann reports.

Hans Linnartz (1950–2023)

Hans Linnartz worked as a coin dealer for more than fifty years. With his expertise and his friendly, good-humoured character, he shaped the numismatic scene of Germany’s Rhineland. In March 2023, he passed away unexpectedly.

Mainz and the 1742 Imperial Election – An Archbishop Caught Between the Fronts

1740: a magnificent medal of the Archbishop of Mainz stresses his steady political course. But then came 20 October 1740, triggering consequences at the European level that put Mainz in an extremely difficult position.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, due to an administrative error in hell…


MünzenWoche Spezial 2/23 NUMISMATA

  • Augen auf beim Goldkauf!
  • Römische Aurei
  • Goldmünzen des Mittelalters
  • Dukaten und Gulden für Sammler mit Wissen
  • Großgoldmünzen der Frühneuzeit

MünzenMarkt 41

  • Kroatien führt den Euro an
  • Die Euro-Länder und ihre Umlaufmünzen
  • World Money Fair & NUMISMATA 2023
  • Aktuelles aus Auktion und Handel


Salzburg Rarities from the Dr. Franz Schedel Collection

On 20 March 2023, auction house Künker will offer the Professor Dr. Franz Schedel Collection featuring coins and medals from Salzburg. A film presents a selection of rarities and tells their stories.


Gasvoda, Mike

Mike Gasvoda is head of Classical Numismatic Group. He had already built a reputation as a passionate collector long before taking over this position in 2018.