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A Quarter for the Comrade

Flags, flowers and wreaths. That's what we expect to see when we visit an American military cemetery. However, for some decades now, people have also been encountering coins on headstones there. This recent tradition has a moving origin. more ]

“What is Money?” Exhibition at University of Calgary

The Nickle Galleries, a museum that belongs to the University of Calgary, presents a new exhibition named “What is money?”. It is dedicated to the fact that there are more things on earth which can be used as money than coin users have dreamt of. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, after visiting the local coin dealer ... more ]


Numismatic Miniatures from the North: Part 1 – The Stolen Crowns of Strängnäs

Strängnäs, July 31, 2018. Thieves have run off with two crowns and an orb. These are unique relics of Swedish history that represent the nation’s conversion to Protestantism. Of course, we went to see them on our journey to the North. more ]

Auction sales

Künker, D-Osnabrück [ more ]

Künker, D-Osnabrück [ more ]

Jongeling Numismatic Consultancy, NL-Utrecht [ more ]

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio [ more ]