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Strängnäs: Stolen Crowns Discovered in Trash Can

Last summer, newspapers around the globe reported on a theft in Sweden. Two royal crowns and an imperial orb had been stolen from Strängnäs Cathedral. Now, they have been found – in a trash can in a suburb of Stockholm. more ]

Financing the First World War

How did the UK pay for its involvement in the Great War? The Bank of England Museum allows you to discover how the British government raised the necessary funds and tells you the stories of people who supported the national effort by buying war bonds. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, at the Pantheon ... more ]


Making the Case for the Gold Standard: The Coins of Josef Wild

By means of hyperinflation, the German government transferred the cost of World War I onto its citizens. Josef Wild, a simple goldsmith from Nuremberg, tried to do something about it. He died in prison as a counterfeiter of coins. more ]

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