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Maria Radnoti-Alföldi (1926-2022)

On 7 May 2022, Maria Radnoti-Alföldi died at the age of 95. The German-Hungarian numismatist and ancient historian influenced generations of scholars.

Classical Numismatic Group

Classical Numismatic Group present Islamic Auction 1, their first dedicated Islamic coin sale offering 224 rare and important lots with a pre-sale estimate of just over $540,000.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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

A Trip to the TICC 2022 in Tokyo

Our translator Michał Skubisz, who has been in Japan for a few weeks now, attended the Tokyo International Coin Convention. It was his first coin show. He shares his impressions with us.

Celtic Coins at Oxford

The Ashmolean has doubled its number of Celtic coins acquiring the John Talbot collection. The Oxford numismatists now launch the Celtic Coin Index Digital website providing access to the world’s largest dataset of Iron Age coins in Britain.

Supplement to the Corpus of Fatimid Coins

In 2006, Norman Douglas Nicol published the standard reference work “A Corpus of Fatimid Coins”, which includes over 2,700 coins. Now a supplement volume features hundreds of coins not included in the original work.

New Royal Numismatic Society Medal

One of the highest accolades in numismatics is the medal of the Royal Numismatic Society. Now the Society has made a new medal as its President Roger Bland explains. The idea for the new motif came to the medallist in an Italian restaurant.

How to Collect 2 Euro Coins from Portugal

Outside the country, 2 euro commemorative coins from Portugal are rare to find in wallets. What’s the best way to collect these issues? And what should collectors keep in mind? Our author numiscontrol has the answers.

Special Forces – Real Heroes

CIT dedicates the third issue of its successful series “Real Heroes” to all special forces of the free world and, in particular, to those of the United States. The coin features an ultra high relief, partial color printing, and microminting.

The 10 Most Expensive Coins in the World

You probably know many expensive coins but do you know the 10 most expensive coins in the world? This film presents the Top 10, their results can make your head spin …