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A Dream Come True: Craftsmen Discover Hidden Treasure of Gold Coins

Beware on construction sites! During the renovation of an old barn in Brittany, craftsmen found 239 gold coins that had been hidden there for 300 years. The coins will now be sold at auction.

Bronze Age in Shropshire: A Partnership with the British Museum

The British Museum and Shropshire Museums develop a Partnership Gallery focusing on the local life from the Ice Age to the Romans. Coin lovers can admire the Claverley Stater Hoard, an assortment of North Eastern and Western gold coins rarely found together.

“Historical Medallions”: The Legacy of Irene Neddy Allen

English coin dealer Irene Neddy Allen is remembered as a passionate dealer and collector of medals. She had an impressive collection and passed it on – together with her knowledge – to her niece Sarah Heath. Sarah remembers her aunt, whose business she continues.

Prussian Switzerland

For more than a century, Prussian kings ruled over the Swiss Principality of Neuchâtel. By means of coins from the Axel Tesmer Collection, which will be on sale on 28 and 29 September 2021 at Künker in Osnabrück, this article explains how that came about and which coins commemorate this period.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in Germania…

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Künker Auction 353: How Frederick II Financed the Seven Years’ War

Künker offers the second part of the Axel Tesmer Collection in auction 353. It contains issues of the Prussian kings. This film tells you by means of the offered coins and medals how Frederick II financed his Seven Years’ War.

WHO'S WHO

Haomin, Chen

Chen Haomin was an enthusiastic collector of Chinese gold and silver coins before founding his coin dealership Coin-in-Coin.
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