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.