Tuesday, 26.05.2020

Far From Small Change – Ancient Gold Coins Donated to the Salvation Army

A lovely story from Christmastime, before coronavirus took over our lives: instead of the usual small change, two ancient gold coins found their way into a red Salvation Army kettle. The coins have now been sold by Heritage Auctions.

Philip Attwood Left the British Museum After 41 Years

Philip Attwood left the British Museum on 1st May 2020 after forty-one years in the Department of Coins and Medals and ten years as Keeper.

Medals of the Jewish-American Hall of Fame 1969-2019

Jewish-American Hall of Fame medals have found homes in collections and museums around the world. Now, for the first time, a book by Mel Wacks publishes the biographies of more than 50 inductees along with their portrait medals.

The Origins of the Roman Empire. A New Era Begins

“We continue to live in the good old days of the Republic.” This is what Augustus wanted to convey to his contemporaries after the bloody civil war. But his completely new and high-quality coins speak an entirely different language, as Florian Haymann points out.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, at Athens…

DOWNLOADS

MünzenMarkt 30 Mai 2020

  • Echt falsch!?
  • Echt oder schlecht? - Von Fälschungen und Eigeninitiative im Römischen Reich.
  • Besser als die antiken Vorbilder - Oder: Warum die Paduaner keine Fälschungen waren.
  • Schlechtes Geld und Preußens Gloria - Auch Könige können Münzen fälschen.
  • Fälschungen aus der Berliner Reichsdruckerei
  • Was tun, wenn eine Münze falsch sein könnte?
  • Keine Angst vor dem Online-Gebot
  • So sehen Münz-Auktionen der Zukunft aus
  • 30 & 10: Doppeljubiläum bei der Leipziger Münzhandlung

MünzenWoche Spezial 2/20 München 2020

  • Die silbernen Eulen von Athen mit vollständigem Typenkatalog
  • Workshop: Internet für Münzhändler
  • Ausstellerverzeichnis Numismata
  • Inserenten-Profile
  • Auktions-Highlights

PODCASTS

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The Samel Collection. Jewish Coins and Medals

Auction house Künker will be offering the Samel Collection in Auction 334 on 17 March 2020. Its items tell the history of the Jewish people from the Persian conquest of Judaea to our times. The focal point is on the ancient period. This podcast shows you the ancient history until Titus conquered Jerusalem.

WHO'S WHO

Flynn, Henry

Numismatist Henry Flynn holds two positions at the British Museum: he’s Assistant Collection Manager and Project Curator for the Money and Medals Network. Regarding the latter, he’s in charge of a training programme and creates a network of UK numismatic collections.
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