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Fun at the FUN

FUN is short for Florida United Numismatists. With 620 exhibitors, it is said to be the largest coin show for dealers in the US. An XXXL event, so to speak. Ursula Kampmann visited the show.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries: Visiting the Numismatic Club House

Stack’s Bowers Galleries are proud to be the oldest US auction house for outstanding coins. Its New York address was long known as “The Numismatic Club House on 57th Street”. Ursula Kampmann visited the new club house on Park Avenue.

NCBA Names New Chairman and Officers

The National Coin and Bullion Association confirmed its new officers during its recent board meeting during the FUN Convention. The new NCBA chairman is Patrick Ian Perez of Greysheet.

Stampfer and Zurich Talers

The Zurich goldsmith Jakob Stampfer revolutionized coin production – not only in Switzerland but in the whole known world of his time. A triple taler klippe of 1559, which will be offered by Künker on 2 February 2023, illustrates how he did it.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in a bloody cold corner near the Danube in AD 293 …


MünzenMarkt 41

  • Kroatien führt den Euro an
  • Die Euro-Länder und ihre Umlaufmünzen
  • World Money Fair & NUMISMATA 2023
  • Aktuelles aus Auktion und Handel

CoinsWeekly Special 1/23 NYINC 2023

  • Twelve Caesars on Twelve Coins
  • Coin dealers and auction houses
  • NYINC 2023 Schedule and Program
  • Future NYINCs
  • Coin dealers and auction houses/Service providers



Widegren Collection Illustrates Sweden’s History

In Auction 380 Künker will be offering Swedish rarities from the Widegren Collection. Through highlights of the collection a film explains how Swedish plate money came into being and why the three crowns in the country’s coat of arms were once so contested.


Elina Screen

Elina Screen is a medievalist and numismatist. Her main areas of interest are Anglo-Saxon and Carolingian coinage. She is President of the British Numismatic Society and General Editor of the Medieval European Coinage project.