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They will come for you next!

Dubious agents of foreign governments are visiting coin dealerships in the United States. They are reclaiming so-called national cultural property. On November 28, 2018, Coin Collectors Blog reported on one of those strange encounters. more ]

Gijsbertus Willem de Wit (1926-2018)

On December 1, 2018, the distinguished collector of medieval coins, Gijsbertus Willem de Wit, passed away. Only a few have achieved what he did: to have a Wikipedia entry dedicated to their collection in the infallible internet encyclopedia. more ]

Verona: Coins, Cards, and Capuleti

No more excuses: attending Veronafil was at the very top of our to-do list this year. In this report, Björn Schöpe tells you all about what he saw at Italy’s biggest numismatic convention – including some insider tips on how not to spend a fortune in Verona. more ]


Collecting Seleukid Coins – Part II

David Michaels provides an overview of the history and coinage of the Seleukid Empire. The article also includes a rarity guide and a brief bibliography of historical and numismatic references to get any new collector started on the path to a thriving collection. more ]

Auction sales

Rusty Pennies [ more ]

Classical Numismatic Group, LLC, USA-New York [ more ]

Dr. Busso Peus Nachf., D-Frankfurt [ more ]

Atlas Numismatics [ more ]