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Tag: Personalia (Researchers / Collectors / Dealers)

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.

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.