Saturday, 15.06.2019

Roman Gold a Buying Opportunity? CNG’s Market Report Spring 2019

Michael Gasvoda of Classical Numismatic Group gives in CNG’s Spring Classical Market Report a review of the state of the classical numismatic market as he sees it. Is Roman gold a buying opportunity or better go for pedigreed Greek coins? Read it here.

Chic and Practical – The Art of the Coin Purse

The new exhibition at the Monnaie de Paris Museum, is dedicated to an item essential to the circulation of money – the coin purse. The exhibition retraces the history of the purse which, literally, has been carrying coins from antiquity to the present day.

Croatia Celebrates the Kuna

The selection of the name for the post-independence Croatian currency in the early 1990s was surrounded by controversies. In a new special exhibition at the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, visitors can explore the fascinating history of the country’s coins and banknotes.

What is a Swede doing in Poland?

On June 26, 2019, an extensive collection of Polish rarities will be auctioned at the Künker auction 323. Among them are coins of Sigismund III, who was King of Sweden and Poland simultaneously. We recount how a Swedish prince came to rule over the Poles.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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

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 from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

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 first of two films tells the history of French coins from Antiquity to the Middle Ages.

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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