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One of the Largest Celtic Gold Hoards Stolen

The Celtic and Roman museum in Manching, Bavaria, has been the victim of a spectacular heist. Almost 500 Celtic gold coins were stolen. The sequence of events recalls the burglaries in Berlin and Dresden and raises questions about complex security issues of museums.

The Met Shows How Colorful the Ancient World Was

Ancient Greek and Roman sculpture was once colorful and vibrantly painted. This is demonstrated in an exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art based on recent studies. Coin enthusiasts should look out for the gems in the display!

NGCX – A 10-Point Grading Scale for Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Company introduced NGCX, the first 10-point grading scale for coins. The new 10-point grading scale will supplement the 70-point Sheldon scale, which will continue to be used by NGC.

The Most Important Swiss Coin with the Most Beautiful City View

On 14 November 2022, Numismatica Genevensis will auction off a 20-fold Basel ducat of 1741 with the exceptional grade of MS65PL. It depicts the most beautiful Basel city view one could imagine. The estimate is CHF 600,000.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, on the moon …

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Czechoslovakian Gold Coins from the Dr. Pavel Liska Collection

In Auction 371 Künker offers an impressive collection of Czechoslovakian gold coins. Through these issues, a film shows how the young nation was searching for an identity in the 20th century.

WHO'S WHO

Jambu, Jérôme

Jérôme Jambu is Professor of Modern History at the University of Caen Normandy. He researches modern French and West European coinage and the monetary history of the French colonies in America, and also advises the Ministry of Culture and the Banque de France.
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