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Italy Cancels Controversial Cashless Campaign

In a much-maligned scheme Italy’s government aimed at encouraging cashless payments by reimbursing a part of the sum paid with ec cards. Recently the European Central Bank wrote a letter of concern to Rome over the matter – not for nothing.

“Franklin’s World” as Print Edition: The Book for the Column

For years, Claire Franklin has been proving every week with her “Franklin’s World” cartoons that ancient coins and the numismatic world are anything but dull. Now Claire Franklin presents a printed book in which she published a selection of her works.

This is the Winner of the IAPN Book Prize 2021

In 2021, the International Association of Professional Numismatists organized their General Assembly for the first time virtually. During the meeting ten new members were welcomed and the winners of the IAPN Book Prize were announced.

Gold, Silver, the Morgan Dollar and the Rarest Silver Crown of the Latin Monetary Union

On 16 November 2021, Numismatica Genevensis will be auctioning a very important rarity: 5 francs, 1886 – the rarest silver crown of the Latin Monetary Union. Produced around the same time as the Morgan dollar, its rareness also shares the same economic and historical background: the overproduction of silver in the American town of Virginia City, Nevada.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, at Victoria's home…


MünzenMarkt 36

  • Ägina – Korinth – Athen: Die frühe griechische Münzprägung
  • Auferstanden aus Ruinen: Griechenland im Zeichen des Phönix
  • Griechenlands Selbstverständnis auf den Euromünzen
  • Aktuelles aus Auktion & Handel

MünzenMarkt 35

  • Münzhändler: „Wenn es sie nicht gäbe, müsste man sie erfinden.“
  • Porträts von Münzhändlern und -handlungen



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.


Haomin, Chen

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