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New York Prosecutor to Press Charges Against Richard Beale / Roma Numismatics

In January 2023, Richard Beale, CEO and owner of the London-based Roma Numismatics auction house, was arrested in New York. Among other things, he is charged with falsifying the provenance of the world’s most expensive ancient gold coin.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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

The Medieval Hoogwoud Hoard

A detectorist found a medieval hoard in Hoogwoud, the Netherlands. Silver coins date the hoard to the 13th century, highlighting a period of armed conflict between West Friesland and Holland.

The Coinage of Sweden: The New Catalogue

The Swedish authors Dan Carlberg, Bengt Hemmingsson and Magnus Wijk have presented a new complete catalogue of Swedish coinage. Ursula Kampmann took a look at it.

Applications for the 2023 Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics

The ANS invites applications for the 2023 Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics, to be awarded to the best single or multi-authored book, catalog, or online digital work related to ancient numismatics.

A Little Birdie Told Me…

Is there a little bird at the King’s ear? Michael Alexander presents a curious detail on the new coins of Charles III.

Centenary of the Opening of Tutankhamun’s Tomb

To commemorate the Centenary of the opening of Tutankhamun’s Tomb, Pobjoy presents a new silver coin featuring Tutankhamun’s Sarcophagus.

Tiffany Art Metropolis – London

The successful series Tiffany Art Metropolis shows big cities with a fascinating inlay made of Tiffany glass. After Rome and Paris, CIT now presents London.

South African Mint Launches Leopard Coins in Second Big 5 Series

The Big 5 coin range celebrates Africa’s pride – the iconic five animals that represent Southern Africa’s rich wildlife. The penultimate animal of the second coin series on this subject is the Leopard.

Heritage Auctions

A rare banknote from Zanzibar will be the highest-graded note from the country ever offered at auction when it crosses the block in Heritage Auctions’ World Paper Money Signature® Auction March 23, 2023. The auction includes numerous notes from African nations.