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Tag: Personalia (Researchers / Collectors / Dealers)

Heinz Tursky (1941-2023)

Heinz Tursky is one of those coin enthusiasts who truly left their mark on the world of numismatics. Without him, Tyrolean numismatics in particular would never have been what it is today. Ursula Kampmann remembers the Tyrolean coin dealer.

Jere L. Bacharach (1938-2023)

Jere L. Bacharach, expert on Islamic numismatics, died in April 2023. The ANS remembers its long-time member of the Board of Trustees, and an invaluable scholar of the numismatic community and Middle Eastern studies.

In Memoriam Romain Probst

Romain Probst was one of the central figures of Luxembourg numismatics. Now the charming and eloquent coin dealer has passed away. Ursula Kampmann remembers him.

Hans Linnartz (1950–2023)

Hans Linnartz worked as a coin dealer for more than fifty years. With his expertise and his friendly, good-humoured character, he shaped the numismatic scene of Germany’s Rhineland. In March 2023, he passed away unexpectedly.

Wilhelm Müseler (1952-2023)

Wilhelm Müseler was a coin dealer and one of the most renowned researchers in the field of Lycian numismatics. He was straight-forward, uncompromising and always spoke his mind. Now he has passed away. Ursula Kampmann commemorates him.

Beatrice Schärli. On the Death of a Defining Personality of Swiss Numismatics

Beatrice Schärli headed the coin cabinet of the Historisches Museum Basel and served as President of the association Circulus Numismaticus Basiliensis for more than 30 years. In January 2023, Beatrice Schärli passed away. Andreas Urs Sommer commemorates her.

David W. Lange (1958–2023)

David Lange was one of the world’s leading experts on US coins and author of numerous books on this subject. For over 25 years he had been a Research Director at NGC. He passed away on January 16, 2023.

Kelvin Cheung Joins Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Hong Kong Office

Kelvin Cheung, one of the foremost experts in world paper money and Asian coins, will join Stack’s Bowers’ leading team of numismatic specialists beginning in February 2023.

Ken McDevitt is the New Director of Leu Numismatik USA

Ken McDevitt is the new Director of Leu Numismatik USA. The former Managing Numismatist at Classical Numismatic Group will represent Leu Numismatik in North America.

Coin Dealer Michael Brandt to Close His Business

After 41 years in the coin trade, coin dealer Michael Brandt closes his coin shop in Tübingen’s old town at the end of 2022.
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