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Tag: Personalia (Researchers / Collectors / Dealers)

Jürgen Ritter (1941-2021)

On 23 January 2021, the German coin dealer Jürgen Ritter passed away. He is one of those who worked in the coin trade out of passion and broke fresh ground in collecting. Ursula Kampmann commemorates him.

Sydney F. Martin (1945-2021)

Sydney Furman Martin died on 19 January 2021. The Trustee and former President of the American Numismatic Society was an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and world-renown collector.

Richard Adams Joins Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions has a new senior numismatist in their Beverly Hills office: Richard Adams will oversee appraisals and consignments of coins, currency and stamps.

Fernando Chao (1946-2021)

The enthusiastic collector, passionate researcher and renowned Argentine numismatist Dr Fernando Chao has passed away on 7 January 2021. The Federation of Numismatic and Medallist Entities of Argentina recall their former vice-president.

Peter K. Tompa Opens His Own Law Firm

Peter K. Tompa has opened his own law firm. He is an experienced specialist when it comes to cultural property issues, particularly those of interest to the numismatic trade.

New Director for the Swiss National Museum

Historian Denise Tonella will succeed Andreas Spillmann in the spring of 2021 as the new Director of the Swiss National Museum.

Kevin Vinton Joined Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Kevin Vinton, the expert, dealer and auctioneer in United States colonial coinage and early federal copper joined the Stack’s Bowers Galleries team. He is based in the New York City gallery.

Jean Belaubre (1931-2020)

Jean Belaubre, former curator of the museum of Monnaie de Paris, died on December 10, 2020. His successor in this position Jean-Luc Desnier recalls his achievements.

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.