Friday, 19.07.2019

Reincarnation or immortality? Coins are not struck by the hour!

When it comes to high-end watches, Bulgari bets on ancient coins. Since 1966, unique pieces have been created in irregular intervals, involving the fabrication of ancient coins. Björn Schöpe presents the current examples.

30 Months in Prison For Selling Counterfeit Coins

U.S. coin dealer Barry R. Skog was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for carrying out a counterfeit fraud scheme in multiple states. He fraudulently obtained more than fifty thousand dollars. Some victims still may be unidentified.

British Museum shows objects from Solomon Islands

A new display at the British Museum focuses on how colonial objects from Solomon Islands came to be in the Museum’s collection in London. Among these objects visitors will find some pre-monetary forms of money like local shell-money beads.

Medieval Sicily Part 9: The Golden Age of Sicily Begins

Robert Guiscard left behind two adult sons. The younger took the Crucifix, the older, Robert Borsa, the dominion over his father’s kingdom. In Sicily, the situation was convenient: Robert did not have to bother with princes.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in the living room ...

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MünzenMarkt 27 April 2019

  • Der Taler – eine internationale Karriere
  • Die 1-Dollar-Note
  • Die teuerste Münze der Welt
  • 50 Jahre danach – Mondlandung als numismatisches Ereignis

MünzenWoche Spezial 2/19 München 2019

  • Max Emanuel und die Türkenkriege mit vollständigem Preis-Katalog der zugehörigen Medaillen
  • Ausstellerverzeichnis Numismata
  • Inserenten-Profile
  • Auktions-Highlights
  • Cartoons

PODCASTS

French coins in the Modern Era

Auction house Künker will be offering a collection of French coins in auction 323 on 26 June 2019. This collection gives a perfect overview of French coin history. The second film tells the history of French coins in the Modern Era.

WHO'S WHO

Sedwick, Daniel Frank

Coin dealer and expert on coins of the Spanish colonies and on shipwreck coins Daniel Frank Sedwick (1968) is the owner of Daniel Frank Sedwick,...
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