Thursday, 24.09.2020

Tag: Personalia (Researchers / Collectors / Dealers)

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.

Michael Matzke (1966-2020)

Michael Matzke, Curator of Numismatics at the Basel Historical Museum died on 20 May 2020 after a long and serious illness. Ursula Kampmann commemorates a friend.

Philip Attwood Left the British Museum After 41 Years

Philip Attwood left the British Museum on 1st May 2020 after forty-one years in the Department of Coins and Medals and ten years as Keeper.

Colin Narbeth (1929-2020)

Colin Narbeth died aged 90. He was the founder and driving force behind the creation of the International Bank Note Society and a true pioneer of the study and collecting of paper money, called by some ‘Mr Banknote’. Jonathan Callaway remembers him.
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