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Tag: Personalia (Researchers / Collectors / Dealers)

Katalin Bíró-Sey (1934-2022)

Katalin Bíró-Sey was a curator of the Ancient Coin Collection in the Coin Cabinet of the Hungarian National Museum. For ten years she also worked in the Royal Coin Cabinet in Oslo. Now Bíró-Sey passed away aged 89. Melinda Torbágyi remembers her.

Jerome Eisenberg (1930-2022)

Jerome Eisenberg was an institution of the international antiquities trade. His ethical principles left a lasting mark on the collectors’ world. He has now passed away at the age of 92. Ursula Kampmann remembers him.

Obituary of Maria Radnoti-Alföldi (6.6.1926-7.5.2022)

On 7 May 2022, the renowned and award-winning numismatist Maria Radnoti-Alföldi passed away. One of her numerous students, Frank Berger, commemorates her.

Festschrift in Celebration of Lutz Ilisch’s 70th Birthday

The numismatist and Arabist Lutz Ilisch has been honoured with the Festschrift “Studia Numismatica et Islamica in Honorem Lutz Ilisch” on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Almost 20 authors contributed to the publication.

Maria Radnoti-Alföldi (1926-2022)

On 7 May 2022, Maria Radnoti-Alföldi died at the age of 95. The German-Hungarian numismatist and ancient historian influenced generations of scholars.

Dagmar Tietjen (1946-2022)

On 13 April 2022, Dagmar Tietjen, the heart and soul of Hamburg-based coin dealership Tietjen + Co., suddenly and unexpectedly passed away. Ursula Kampmann remembers her.

Nathan Elkins to Become New ANS Deputy Director

The American Numismatic Society will have a new Deputy Director. Nathan T. Elkins, currently Associate Professor of Art History, will be taking over this position in summer 2022.

David J. Ryder Is Advisor of Asset Marketing Services

David Ryder will advise Asset Marketing Services on an exclusive basis. The former Director of the US Mint assists one of the largest direct-to-consumer retailers of collectible coins in their marketing strategies.

Carl Subak (1919-2022)

Carl Subak died on 6 February 2022 at the advanced age of 103 years. He was a well-known coin dealer from Chicago and a charming cosmopolitan who entertained everyone with his stories about the past of the coin trade. Ursula Kampmann commemorates him.

Barbara Gregory is the New Editor of The Centinel

Barbara J. Gregory has been named Editor of The Centinel, the quarterly journal of the Central States Numismatic Society. She will succeed Gerald Tebben who is retiring after 12 years as Editor of the award-winning CSNS publication.