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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.

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.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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

Davissons Ltd.

Once a year Davissons Ltd has a major auction. In sale 40 closing on 3rd March 2021 live online, the focus is on coins of high quality. This year’s sale includes some remarkable offerings carefully selected from five old collections from the early to mid-twentieth centuries.

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.

ANS Receives NEH Funds For OXUS-INDUS Project

The National Endowment for the Humanities funds the OXUS-INDUS Project with $150,000. The two-year joint ANS - Oxford University project researches the Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek coinage.

Coin Dealer Dan Duncan Receives ICTA Service Award

Dan Duncan has received the 2020 Diane Piret Memorial Outstanding Service Award for his continuous dedication. His efforts were crucial for maintaining Washington State’s sales-tax exemption on sales of coins.

0 CHF Banknotes Made in Switzerland – A New Field of Collection

Since 2017, there have been 0 CHF souvenir banknotes. Compared to the field of 0 euro banknotes, the quantity of issued notes is rather small. Thus, it may be a good moment to enter this field of collection! Our author numiscontrol knows what you have to keep in mind.

H2O to Offer Free Webinars On Wastewater Management

The German company H2O will be offering free webinars in English and German on wastewater management. In the first event you will learn how a sustainable water management minimises ongoing operating costs in mints.