Wednesday, 25.11.2020

Tag: Personalia (Researchers / Collectors / Dealers)

The Broad Field of Reformation Coins and Medals: Interview With K.-P. Brozatus

The late Klaus-Peter Brozatus was one of the great experts in the field of Reformation coins and medals. In 2011 he gave an interview to Daniel Harmelink and talked about his work and what issues he regarded among the most outstanding in this numismatic area.

Tatjana Berga (1944-2020)

The Latvian and Baltic numismatist society mourns the recent loss of Tatjana Berga on October 2, 2020. The dedicated archaeologist and numismatist was one of the most productive and versatile researchers of her generation. Viktors Dāboliņš remembers her.

Further Coin Dealers Inducted into PCGS Hall of Fame

Every year, Professional Coin Grading Service inducts a small handful of distinguished dealers into their Hall of Fame. This year, PCGS has chosen Bruce Amspacher, Greg Roberts, and Catherine Bullowa-Moore.

Royal Australian Mint CEO MacDiarmid Steps Down

Ross MacDiarmid, CEO of the Royal Australian Mint will be leaving the mint on 4 December 2020. As the first CEO of the mint with a private sector background he has transformed the institution into a high performing business.

New Team Members at PCGS

Professional Coin Grading Service welcomed to its team three senior collectibles experts and promoted two tenured team members. Joining the company are David Steinberger, Sanjay C. Gandhi and Cory Williams.

Mel Wacks Steps Down as President of AINA

After 18 years as President of the American Israel Numismatic Association, Mel Wacks is stepping down. Mel is also resigning as Editor of the organization’s prize-winning magazine, “The Shekel,” after serving as Editor-in-Chief or Editor since 2013.

Numismatist Nathan Elkins New Director of Allbritton Art Institute

Numismatist and art historian Nathan T. Elkins has been appointed the new director of the Allbritton Art Institute. The institute promotes the appreciation and comprehensive study of the artist and art movements of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Mason Fair Appoint Dr Prabir De as New Director

Long-Term Royal Australian Mint executive and industry expert Dr Prabir De was appointed in the role of Director – Business Development at Mason Fair. The Australian company is specialized in the distribution of jewellery, precious stones and metals.

Currency Expert Allen Mincho Heritage’s Director Emeritus

After 40 years as a full-time dealer and nearly two decades in this position, Currency Auctions Director Allen Mincho retired from Heritage Auctions. The currency expert was honoured with the title of Director Emeritus.

The New Team Members of Nomos AG

Nomos AG announced the appointments of three new team members: John Lavender, Jared Clark and Dr. John Voukelatos. Here you can find a brief introduction into their areas of interest and future fields of work.