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.
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.
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.