Tuesday, 25.06.2019

 

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Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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

Cayón Numismática

4.7.2019 – E-Auction 58 – Cayón Numismática present their next e-auction dedicated to mainly ancient and Spanish coins. You will also find some results of the last e-auction 57 with papermoney.

Ruth Niedermann received Otto Paul Wenger Prize

Ruth Niedermann is a highly esteemed colleague in the numismatic world. On 17 June 2019, the owner and editor of the Numis-Post was honoured by the Association of Swiss Professional Numismatists with the Otto Paul Wenger Prize. Read here the laudation given by Ruedi Kunzmann.

Venice, the Doges and the House of Mocenigo

The cover coin of the Künker catalog for auction 324 is a Venetian off-metal strike in gold weighing 12 zecchini of doge Alvise IV Mocenigo. He was the seventh and last doge of the Mocenigo family. Through the extensive Venice collection, which will be auctioned at Künker in June 2019, we will recount why the Mocenigo family produced so many doges.

Savoca Coins

22.-23.6.2019 – Blue Auction 21 – Blue Auction 21 of the Munich-based auction house Savoca Coins is held in two parts. The sale comprises 2,488 lots with very sought-after material aiming thus particularly at new collectors.

Goldberg Auctioneer, USA-Long Beach (CA)

2.-5.6.2019 – Pre-Long Beach Auction – Goldberg Auctioneer sold the second part of rare ancient Judaean coins from the Moussaieff Collection. Among the over 200 coins the very first Second Revolt coin in superb extremely fine condition brought the highest result: $77,500.

French coins in the Modern Era

Auction house Künker will be offering a collection of French coins in auction 323 on 26 June 2019. This collection gives a perfect overview of French coin history. The second film tells the history of French coins in the Modern Era.

Handsome men for ‘Frau Hauptmannin’

The history of Swiss foreign military service is a story of men – but they’re only half the story. Mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, aunts and cousins all worked in the family-run mercenary soldiers business, invested their own money, were co-owners and had inheritance claims.

Burglars’ New Tactics

In the last few weeks, a nationwide crime pattern has emerged in the United States and Canada. Burglars have been cutting power lines to jewelry stores in order to disable alarm systems and gain entry. Coin shop owners are urged to take preventive measures.

Heritage Offers Higher-Quality Photographs of World and Ancient Coins

Heritage Auctions has launched a new feature on its website that displays high-quality photographs of world and ancient coins taken by independent third-party grading companies whenever they are available for internet auction lots.
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