Thursday, 02.07.2020

Sotheby’s Cannot Sue Greece

For the first time, a US auction house tried to sue a state. The case primarily revolves around an ancient bronze sculpture, whose sale was prevented by Greece without sound reasoning. However, this case has also consequences for the coin market.

The Latest Addition to CoCo: Zurich Gold Coins from the 18th Century

Our database is growing constantly: now, you can also find all Zurich gold coins from the 18th century at Cosmos of Collectibles.

Help Making the US Reconsider Import Restrictions on All Roman Coins!

The US State Department plans to extend their import restrictions on all (!) Roman coins with the renewal of the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the United States and Italy. Let’s try to prevent this by commenting and make our voices heard!

The French Second Republic and a Coin Contest

When the French people had chased away Citizen King Louis Philippe und founded the Second Republic, they were looking for new coin designs for their new republic. The most talented artists of the time submitted design proposals. Auction house Künker presents in its auction 337 on 25 June 2020 a series of these patterns.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, under the banner of Corona…

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MünzenMarkt 30 Mai 2020

  • Echt falsch!?
  • Echt oder schlecht? - Von Fälschungen und Eigeninitiative im Römischen Reich.
  • Besser als die antiken Vorbilder - Oder: Warum die Paduaner keine Fälschungen waren.
  • Schlechtes Geld und Preußens Gloria - Auch Könige können Münzen fälschen.
  • Fälschungen aus der Berliner Reichsdruckerei
  • Was tun, wenn eine Münze falsch sein könnte?
  • Keine Angst vor dem Online-Gebot
  • So sehen Münz-Auktionen der Zukunft aus
  • 30 & 10: Doppeljubiläum bei der Leipziger Münzhandlung

MünzenWoche Spezial 2/20 München 2020

  • Die silbernen Eulen von Athen mit vollständigem Typenkatalog
  • Workshop: Internet für Münzhändler
  • Ausstellerverzeichnis Numismata
  • Inserenten-Profile
  • Auktions-Highlights

PODCASTS

Künker Auction 337: 500 Years of Taler

Exactly 500 years ago, the Czech diet passed an edict determining the technical specifications of a coin, whose name lives on in our taler. A perfect occasion to tell the story of the taler!

WHO'S WHO

Homren, Wayne

Wayne Homren is a numismatist and data scientist. He has combined both with his interest in the future and technology: as early as the 1990s, he really bet on the Internet and its potential to transform numismatics.
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