The verdict against the thieves of the Big Maple Leaf has been passed, but that does not mean the case is closed: Now the owner of the coin is suing the insurance company. The coin is still missing, and the insurance company has only replaced a fraction of its value. Is the Bode Museum liable?
The queen mum of Greek numismatics is dead. Ulla Westermark died on 22 February 2020. Ursula Kampmann honours the memory of a great numismatist who was known for her preference to stay in the background and who, perhaps for this very reason, had friends all over the world.
Another bold break-in at a Berlin cultural institution: During a burglary at the Memorial Church the perpetrators stole medals and orders. Here you can find descriptions and pictures. Are there any links to the raids in Berlin and Dresden?