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Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in the temple of Aesculapius…

Naville Numismatics

Naville Numismatics features in its new Live Auction 67 a selection of 616 lots of Greek, Roman, Byzantine coins, all chosen with contribution from NAC’s experts. The sale includes a nice run of Roman Republican denarii and coins from the Dattari collection.

San Marino’s New Museum for Coins and More

San Marino – a small republic on a mountain in Italy. The rich cultural heritage of the microstate is now beautifully illustrated by coins and stamps in a newly opened museum curated by the renowned numismatist Roberto Ganganelli.

What You Can Expect From the International Numismatic Congress 2022 in Warsaw

The XVI International Numismatic Congress will take place in Warsaw in 2022. Due to the pandemic the event was postponed. Anna Zapolska of the organizing team gives you the most recent news of the congress and what numismatic highlights will expect you in Poland!

Vehicle Burglary after Elgin Coin Show

Returning from the Elgin Coin Show in Illinois (USA) a coin collector noticed that over 1,000 of his coins and other collectibles had been stolen. The man was the victim of a vehicle burglary on 2nd July 2021. We give you here a list of stolen items and further details.

Money in Lithuania

The National Museum of Lithuania dedicated a monograph in English to the history of money and coin collecting in Lithuania. So, international readers can learn about the numismatic history of the Baltic state in the last 2,000 years illustrated with over 1,200 images.

Joe Orlando Steps Down as CEO of Collectors Universe

Joe Orlando steps down as CEO of Collectors Universe. He has spent over 20 years with the mother company of third-party coin grading firm PCGS. Nat Turner has been appointed to the role. Turner was one of the investors who acquired PCGS in 2020.

Long Beach Expo Coin Show Returns in September 2021

The Long Beach Expo show is back! Usually the collectibles show is organized three times a year, but after several cancellations related to COVID-19 the September event will be the first one in more than one year.

Why Did the US Mint Increase the Production of Circulation Coins in the Covid Year?

In the Covid year 2020, the US Mint produced over 24 percent more circulation coins than in the previous year: 15.5 billion coins, nearly a record. This is due to a constant shortage of cash in the USA. However, the Mint alone cannot solve this issue.

Coin Invest Trust’s “Magical Lamp – 1001 Nights”

CIT has dedicated “Magical Lamp – 1001 Nights” to the stories from the Arabian Nights. The motif from Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp combines elegantly an ultra high relief with delicate color application and Black Proof.