Monday, 17.02.2020

World Money Fair 2020

The 49th World Money Fair took place in Berlin from 31 January to 2 February 2020. Japan was the guest of honour. Here you find photographic impressions of the fair and the events.

Less Cultural Heritage Crimes Says WCO Report

IADAA has evaluated the World Customs Organisation’s 200-page Illicit Trade Report 2018. The data shows that this sector accounts for just 0.08% of all reported cases and seizures.

Counterfeit Coins Importer Sentenced to 10 1/2 Years in Prison

A US federal court judge in Camden, New Jersey has sentenced an admitted counterfeit coins importer to 10 1/2 years in prison. The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation alerted and assisted the investigators.

Holy Citizens

On 18 March 2020, Künker’s auction No. 335 offers a special collection of medieval coins containing about 150 splendid bracteates. These Romanesque works of art take us back to a time when saints were regarded as fellow citizens willing to engage actively for the well-being of the community.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in a temple in ancient Rome…


MünzenMarkt 29 Januar 2020

  • Comics – Vom „Schmuddelheftchen“ zum Wertevermittler
  • Olympia, Weltmeisterschaften und alles, bei dem Deutschland Flagge zeigt
  • Filmstars statt Generäle. Wie die „Siebente Kunst“ sich auf Gedenkprägungen etablierte
  • Wie viel Minderheit darf sein?
  • Unter der Lupe: Auktionsberichte

CoinsWeekly Special 1/20 New York

  • The Silver Owls of Athens. The Archaic and Classical Coinage of Tetradrachms in Athens
  • Including a Complete Rating of All Types
  • Auction Previews
  • Schedule of NYINC Meetings and Educational Sessions
  • Coin Dealership Profiles



The Treasure of Betzenstein

In the middle of the Thirty Years' War a hoard of talers was hidden which is now auctioned off by Künker. This podcast tells its story and presents some of the most interesting coins.


Nollé, Johannes

Johannes Nollé is an ancient historian and epigraphist; he is one of those highly productive numismatists that don’t write exclusively for the scholarly field. He is an Asia Minor expert, was a consultant for the Commission for Ancient History at the German Archaeological Institute, and is an adjunct professor of Ancient History at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.