Friday, 23.10.2020

Shocking Attack on Berlin’s Museum Island

People are talking about the most extensive attack on artworks in post-war Germany: unknown persons splashed an unidentified liquid on objects displayed in several Berlin museums. Only now, three weeks after the attack, it became known.

The Holy Grail of Ancient Numismatics: “Eid Mar” in Gold

Few ancient coins are as legendary as Brutus’ “Eid Mar”. The conspirator against Caesar issued the silver coin featuring the iconic cap of liberty and two daggers. Only two specimens in gold were known. Now a third aureus will be offered in auction by Roma Numismatics.

WCO Reports: Heritage Trafficking Tiny Percentage of Illegal Trade

The World Customs Organization report proves again that the illicit trade in antiquities is not a multi-billion-dollar industry at all – cultural heritage crime barely registers with 0.2 percent of all investigations and seizures of customs!

Coining National Identities: Luxembourg

Join us on a numismatic journey around the world! In this article, we’ll be taking a look at the coins of Luxembourg, both past and present. This small nation, which is home to many EU institutions, is closely linked to its ruling family. This is also reflected in its coins.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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

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Nuremberg’s Most Beautiful Coins in a Film

Heidelberger Münzhandlung Grün offers in its auction No. 80 numerous coins from Nuremberg. In a short film, you will see a selection of the city’s most beautiful ducats, talers and pfennigs.

WHO'S WHO

Wacks, Mel

Mel Wacks is an expert in Jewish coins and co-founder of several American numismatic associations. He founded what probably is the longest-running private medal series.
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