Tuesday, 22.10.2019

Sir Stamford Raffles: Collecting in Southeast Asia 1811-1824

A new exhibition at the British Museum showcases an important selection of Southeast Asian antiquities from the collection of Sir Stamford Raffles. Of course he collected coins - which turned out to be rare protective amulets.

Maximilian I’s Legendary Armor in New York

The armor of the last knight will travel to New York on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Maximilian’s death. If you want to see these works of art which Maximilian loved to wear when having his coin portraits made, you have to visit the Metropolitan.

Alessandro Magnaguti. The Last Coin Collector from the House of Gonzaga

Nobleman, author, big landowner. Alessandro Magnaguti was all of that, but above all he was an almost fanatical coin collector, who lived in the first half of the 20th century. Damiano Cappellari dedicated a biography to him, Björn Schöpe took a look at it.

Do We Have to Predate the Beginning of Coinage by Half a Millennium?

Auction house Numismatica Genevensis SA offers in its auction 12 on 18 and 19 November 2019 an object that might revolutionize monetary history as we know it. Did the Egyptians of the 18th dynasty already use coins?

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in the course of the last field trip of the Commission for Epigraphics of the German Archaeological Institute...

DOWNLOADS

MünzenMarkt 28 September 2019

  • Hortfunde und andere Münzfunde
  • Proculus – das Phantom auf dem Thron
  • Die Schatzinsel Gotland
  • Setzt auf’s Klosterdach den roten Hahn
  • Der Fund von Hackney
  • Unter der Lupe: Auktionsberichte

CoinsWeekly Special 3/19 London

  • George I – Between Germany and Great Britain
  • Catalogue of the German Talers of George I with Prices
  • Auction Previews
  • UK Coin Fairs

PODCASTS

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Künker’s Fall Auction in Films

From 7 to 11 October 2019 Auction house Künker will be offering many special collections and rarities from various fields of numismatic interest. Watch the highlights of Künker’s Fall Auction in these films.

WHO'S WHO

Skingley, Philip

Philip Skingley (* 1972) managed Spink’s publishing division for 20 years before joining Coincraft in 2016. At Coincraft he is one of the Directors in charge of the day-to-day running of the business.
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