Tuesday, 19.01.2021

State-of-the-Art Minting Technology

Colours, special shapes, inlays, micro inscriptions, latent images and holograms – many technologies are used on commemorative coins today. In this article, we give you a little overview of the different technologies that are currently applied in the coin producing industry.

What Did the Roman Emperors Really Look like?

The graphic designer Daniel Voshart has given a fresh face to Roman emperors. Thanks to state-of-the-art technology and Photoshop, he created realistic portraits of 54 Caesars. He was helped by coins and ancient texts – and by a professional wrestler …

The Latest Mint News Quarterly is Available

“Between Collectors’ Item, Investment Product and Gambling: The Privy-Marked 2020-W American Eagle” is the cover story of the December 2020 issue of Mint News Quarterly. Find also information about latest technical developments of the minting industry.

Lösers in Death Rituals: The Funeral of John Frederick of Brunswick-Calenberg

On 28th January 2021 auction house Künker offers selected lösers from the Popken Collection. One of them gives us a clue as to what lösers may have been used for. We learn from a book that this coin was distributed as a gift of honour to the princely attendees of the funeral of John Frederick of Brunswick-Calenberg.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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

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Nuremberg’s Most Beautiful Coins in a Film

Heidelberger Münzhandlung Grün offers in its auction No. 80 numerous coins from Nuremberg. In a short film, you will see a selection of the city’s most beautiful ducats, talers and pfennigs.

WHO'S WHO

Casoli, Andrea

Andrea Casoli is a Swiss numismatist and has been working as a curator at the coin cabinet of the Basel Historical Museum since 2020. He mainly works on ancient coinage and the monetary history of Switzerland.
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