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Paul Rabin (+ 2021)

Paul Rabin was one of those persons you saw at many coin fairs – whether in the United States, Switzerland or Germany. The amiable coin dealer died in February 2021. Ursula Kampmann commemorates him.

Major Coin Find in Hungary: 7,000 Roman to Renaissance Coins

In mid-January, Hungarian archaeologists made an important discovery: 7,000 coins were unearthed. The coins of the hoard come from very different times: from the 2nd century AD to the time around 1500.

Will the USA Implement a New MoU With Turkey?

The American Hellenic Institute requested the Biden administration to freeze a cultural property Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Turkey that imposes import restrictions on cultural goods with implications to religious minorities in Turkey.

How Do We Even Know When The Battle at Marathon Took Place?

On 22nd March 2021, Künker will be auctioning off an extensive collection of coins of Roman Alexandria. Among them are 14 specimens of the zodiac series of Antoninus Pius. These pieces tell us something about how we know when events took place in ancient history.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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

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Künker Auction 346: Iconography – The Language of the Images

Images on coins convey messages that sometimes seem incomprehensible today. If you want to decipher them, you have to speak the language of images: iconography. Learn it in our video crash course with examples from Künker’s Auction Sale 346!

WHO'S WHO

Ehrnsten, Frida

Frida Ehrnsten is a Finnish archaeologist and numismatist. She is curator at the National museum of Finland in Helsinki, where she mainly deals with new coin finds and with creating a digital collection.
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