Thursday, 02.07.2020

The Lure That Revolutionized Fishing

In their new commemorative coin, CIT Coin Invest combine the passion for fishing with fascinating minting technology. The coin is dedicated to the famous Buel spoon.

Caution! Fake Medals and Poppy Pins Came on the Market

The head of a militaria business counterfeited and sold fake military medals and supplied poppy pin badges on eBay. Now a court passed the sentence. Here you can cast a glance at his workshop.

The Counterfeiter From the Valais

This year marks 140 years since the death of Joseph-Samuel Farinet, the most famous counterfeiter in Switzerland. In the 19th century, he flooded the Valais with 20-rappen pieces. The Swiss National Museum is telling his story within their blog.

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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