The world’s largest auction platform for coins, Sixbid, informs its users that scammers send fake invoices to Sixbid bidders. These are easy to unmask as soon as you know what to look for. Sixbid asks anyone who has received such an email, to forward it to Sixbid to help criminal prosecution.
We actually wanted to go to Gibraltar. Find out why we went to Ronda – named “Arunda” by the Romans – instead, and why this city nestled in the mountains is considered the home of bullfighting in this part of “To Spain!”.
On Friday, 3 May 2019, an armed man attacked Hallenbeck Coin Gallery, a numismatic dealership in Colorado Springs. There’s still no trace of the robber.
It is a coin that sparks the imagination. Once it entered the American consciousness it never left: the Morgan Silver Dollar. An updated edition of Q. David Bowers’s Guide Book has now been released. Dennis Tucker tells you more about the book’s history in this article.
The international conference “Numismatica Centroeuropaea IV” titled “War and Peace in the History of Money” will take place in September 2019. Participants have to sign up by June 30th; presentation abstracts must be submitted by July 31st.
Numismatic marketplace MA-Shops.com has opened its first U.S. office. MA-Shops aims at strengthening its capacity to connect U.S. buyers and sellers with its well established European market.
Matching the jubilee of the first man to walk on the moon in 1969, the second part of the Armstrong Family Collection will be sold by Heritage. It is entirely certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.
The Swedish National Bank has voiced concerns about the future efficiency of the payment systems as we know it. It has therefore proposed the establishment of a committee to review the concept of legal tender and the role of central bank money in digitalized economies.
The Swissmint commemorates the first moon landing 50 years ago with a new silver coin. The University of Bern participated in the mission with an experiment: Before the astronaut “Buzz” Aldrin hoisted the American flag on the moon, he first hung up a Swiss solar sail.
Pobjoy Mint has issued a coin dedicated to the Emperor Penguin. On behalf of the British Antarctic Territory the collector coin is minted in blue titanium and as the metal reacts differently with every strike, each coin is technically different and varies slightly in colour.