Tuesday, 25.06.2019

Ruth Niedermann received Otto Paul Wenger Prize

Ruth Niedermann is a highly esteemed colleague in the numismatic world. On 17 June 2019, the owner and editor of the Numis-Post was honoured by the Association of Swiss Professional Numismatists with the Otto Paul Wenger Prize. Read here the laudation given by Ruedi Kunzmann.

Handsome men for ‘Frau Hauptmannin’

The history of Swiss foreign military service is a story of men – but they’re only half the story. Mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, aunts and cousins all worked in the family-run mercenary soldiers business, invested their own money, were co-owners and had inheritance claims.

Burglars’ New Tactics

In the last few weeks, a nationwide crime pattern has emerged in the United States and Canada. Burglars have been cutting power lines to jewelry stores in order to disable alarm systems and gain entry. Coin shop owners are urged to take preventive measures.

Venice, the Doges and the House of Mocenigo

The cover coin of the Künker catalog for auction 324 is a Venetian off-metal strike in gold weighing 12 zecchini of doge Alvise IV Mocenigo. He was the seventh and last doge of the Mocenigo family. Through the extensive Venice collection, which will be auctioned at Künker in June 2019, we will recount why the Mocenigo family produced so many doges.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in the study ...

DOWNLOADS

MünzenMarkt 27 April 2019

  • Der Taler – eine internationale Karriere
  • Die 1-Dollar-Note
  • Die teuerste Münze der Welt
  • 50 Jahre danach – Mondlandung als numismatisches Ereignis

MünzenWoche Spezial 2/19 München 2019

  • Max Emanuel und die Türkenkriege mit vollständigem Preis-Katalog der zugehörigen Medaillen
  • Ausstellerverzeichnis Numismata
  • Inserenten-Profile
  • Auktions-Highlights
  • Cartoons

PODCASTS

French coins in the Modern Era

Auction house Künker will be offering a collection of French coins in auction 323 on 26 June 2019. This collection gives a perfect overview of French coin history. The second film tells the history of French coins in the Modern Era.

WHO'S WHO

Fried, Torsten

Torsten Fried is historian and numismatist. He is head of the Coin Cabinet at the Staatliches Museum Schwerin and lecturer at the University of Greifswald and the University of Rostock at the same time.
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