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“Big Maple Leaf” Theft Trial Opens

In March of 2017, the 100-kilo gold coin “Big Maple Leaf” was stolen from the Bode-Museum in Berlin. Now, the criminal trial of the chief suspects has begun. All four of them remained silent on the first day of the hearing. more ]

Mount Vernon Showcases 30 Revolutionary War and Peacetime Medals

In a special temporary exhibition, Mount Vernon’s Donald W. Reynolds Education Center is showing 30 rare medals from the American Revolution and the early republic. It is an unparalleled collection that highlights the remarkable heroes and events of the time. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in Rome ... more ]


Adolf of Schwarzenberg – The Liberator of Raab

On March 29, 1598, Adolf of Schwarzenberg reconquered the fortress of Raab, taking it back from the Turks. The Emperor was thankful: He elevated the victorious military to Imperial Count and thus made the House of Schwarzenberg an important factor in the Habsburg Empire. more ]

Auction sales

Kolbe & Fanning, USA-Gahanna, OH [ more ]

Rusty Pennies [ more ]

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

Atlas Numismatics [ more ]