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A numismatic relic of the Miracle of Bern

On November 22, 2011, the auction house Rapp in Wil will auction off a numismatic relic of one remarkable event in the history of sports. On July 4, 1954 Lászlo Budai and the legendary “Mighty Magyars” won “only” silver...

Swiss gold coins for 25 and 50 francs – Part 1: historical origin

In 1953, Swiss National Bank was obligated by law to exchange banknotes for gold. The consequences: The country needed an enormous amount of gold circulation coins. But it was a rocky road up to the coinage, as you can read here.

Swiss gold coins for 25 and 50 francs – chapter 2: from circulation coin to coveted rarity and then...

Since 1955, the Swiss mint was striking coins on a large scale – and did not issue them after all. However, a small part of them became a wanted collectible. The rest was melted down. Read here, how it happened.

Brutus at the British Museum

On March 15, 2010 and right at the Ides of March, the British Museum exhibited a new coin: The aureus featuring the ...

New Website of IADAA featuring Basic Arguments concerning the Cultural Property Debate

IADAA published its new website last Saturday, March 13th, 2010. It features an interesting anthology of arguments concerning cultural property issues ...

Customs sells “Precious Cultural Property”

German customs sells coins in public sale, which could be treated as “Precious Cultural Property” by the Hessian police ...

Sberatel / Collector Fair

The international Collector Fair „Sberatel / Collector“ is the largest gathering of collectors in the ...

Ponterio & Associates, Irvine / California

Ponterio & Associates, Irvine / California

Künker / Osnabrück

"The Russians are selling like hotcakes again". That was the general consensus at ...

Sale Gorny & Mosch, Munich

From 8th to 12th March 2010, Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzhandlung held four auction sales. They featured 4.500 lots, which ...
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