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The 5 Most Important Copyright Rules for Beginners

Are you in need of articles to fill up your club journal or of a photo for your website? All these things can be downloaded easily from the internet. However, if you do not want to receive a letter from a lawyer, you should adhere to some rules. We explain the basics of (German) copyright.

A Lesson in Economic History: The Transatlantic Slave Trade

Up until slavery was finally abolished in the 19th century, European traders carried off millions of people from Africa to the New World. Swiss families and companies also profited from the transatlantic slave trade.

A Virtual Class Outing to the British Museum

The British Museum and Samsung have created 35,000 places for school children from across the whole UK to ‘virtually’ visit the Museum, giving them access to the British Museum’s global collection and expertise through a live broadcast to their classroom.

East Asian Coin Terminology for Spanish Speakers

Many collectors of Far Eastern coinage know how difficult the terminology of their field of interest is – if you do not speak all those languages. At least Spanish speakers have a new help at hand: Professor Santiago Blanco’s “Glosario numismático de Extremo Oriente”.

Latest Issue of Financial History Now Available for Free

The Issue 131 of Financial History, the magazine of the Museum of American Finance, is now available. You can download it for free. One of the topics is “US Presidents and the Federal Reserve”.

Tribute in Silver to Extremely Rare Palestine Mandate Banknotes

Banknote collectors may dream of the extremely rare 50 and 100 pound Palestine Mandate banknotes. As only few collectors will be able to afford one of those pieces, the Israel Coins and Medal Corp. offers facsimiles produced in silver.

Schuler Group Delivers Four Minting Presses to the State Mints of Baden-Württemberg

Quite literally a press release: State Mints of Baden-Württemberg, producer of nearly half of the German euro coins, renew their machine park with four brand new minting presses from the Schuler Group.

AC/DC: For Those About to Rock

With “For those about to rock”, CIT Coin Invest AG releases the fifth issue of its AC/DC series. It is dedicated to the 7th international studio album and therefore to one of the most famous AC/DC songs: “For those about to rock. We salute you.”

Royal Mint Continues 50p Celebration with Piedfort Sets

The Royal Mint launched the 50p British Culture and Military Sets as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of this revolutionary seven-sided coin. Now, the mint has unveiled a Piedfort version of the sets celebrating key cultural and military milestones.

There Is Nothing Else Quite Like It – The Beijing International Coin Expo

The Beijing International Coin Expo, held this year from November 15-17, isn’t a regular coin show. It represents an annual opportunity for the Chinese numismatic world to promote its products and to measure its progress. Peter Anthony attended and shared his impressions.

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