Saturday, 14.12.2019

Tag: Singapore

Sir Stamford Raffles: Collecting in Southeast Asia 1811-1824

A new exhibition at the British Museum showcases an important selection of Southeast Asian antiquities from the collection of Sir Stamford Raffles. Of course he collected coins - which turned out to be rare protective amulets.

A Center of Technology in Asia: The Singapore Mint

Orders from 20 countries, a cornucopia of technologies developed in-house, innovative concepts in the field of circulation coin logistics and the sales distribution of collectors’ coins – these are only a few of the terms you can use to describe The Singapore Mint. Ursula Kampmann has visited it.
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