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Major Changes at Swissmint

With the release of the new "Mani Matter” commemorative coin, Swissmint is revising its image, website and much more. Read here what will change in the future.

Swissmint Pays Tribute to Singer-Songwriter Mani Matter

50 years after Mani Matter's death, Swissmint is dedicating a 20-franc silver coin to the singer-songwriter and his Bernese-German chanson “Dr Alpeflug”.

Nomos AG, CH-Zurich

The Nomos 25 sale of Nomos AG features 431 rare and important ancient and world coins. Alan Walker presents a selection of highlights from the Greek section.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

From 18 to 21 October 2022, Künker held one of its most important sales of ancient coins to date. We present the top ten results.

Heritage Auctions, USA-Dallas (TX)

Heritage Auctions, USA-Dallas (TX) A Roman medallion, one of just two known examples, was the top-lot in Heritage’s World & Ancient Coins Auction. The 4th century medallion of emperor Maxentius came from the Paramount Collection and sold for $312,000.

Cayón Subastas

Cayón Subastas will hold their 55th anniversary auction ending on 30th November. On this occasion the sale features exactly 55 lots: all unique, rare or particularly important coins and medals linked to Spain’s history.

Hoard of Byzantine Gold Coins Found at Banias

The Israel Antiquities Authority has found 44 Byzantine gold coins during an excavation at Banias. The spectacular hoard takes us back to a very dramatic time when Muslim conquerors overran this area.

Romans, Gauls and Germanic Tribes in Switzerland

Gauls, Germanic tribes, and Romans: In antiquity, different cultures came together where Basel’s located today. This did not always occur peacefully. The Antikenmuseum Basel dedicates an exhibition to this subject – set up in a particularly playful way.

John Feigenbaum Selected as Next PNG Executive Director

Robert Brueggeman has been Executive Director of the Professional Numismatists Guild for 27 years. In 2023 he will retire and John Feigenbaum was chosen as his successor. The Greysheet editor already gave a clear statement on potential members.

SINCONA Takes a Stand On Russian Numismatics

Is it legitimate to trade with Russian coins? At least since Russia’s attack on the Ukraine this is an open question. Jürg Richter, managing director and auctioneer of SINCONA, has commented on the subject before the start of the SINCONA autumn auctions.