The Polish sculptor Hanna Antonina Jalonek received the 2022 J. Sanford Saltus Award. This award is given by the American Numismatic Society for Signal Achievement in the Art of the Medal.
Almost unnoticed, a more than 150-year-long chapter of numismatics came to an end in 2022: Faude & Huguenin is bankrupt. Covid wasn’t the only reason for the downfall of Switzerland’s most important medal producer: leading employees are charged with fraud.
The Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medal 2022 honors photojournalist, author and public servant Ruth Gruber. CoinsWeekly readers receive a special discount.
At the XI Baltic Medal Triennial “Medal Art in Lithuania and Poland – 500 years” medals from 71 artists were exhibited. Jurgita Ludavičienė presents this exhibition, which you can still enjoy through a digital catalogue.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries offers a unique gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens medal. It is the only gold Comitia Americana medal in private hands and was assumed to have been lost or melted. After decades it has reappeared and opened a new chapter of its exciting life.
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