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The Coinage of Sweden: The New Catalogue

The Swedish authors Dan Carlberg, Bengt Hemmingsson and Magnus Wijk have presented a new complete catalogue of Swedish coinage. Ursula Kampmann took a look at it.
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Widegren Collection Illustrates Sweden’s History

In Auction 380 Künker will be offering Swedish rarities from the Widegren Collection. Through highlights of the collection a film explains how Swedish plate money came into being and why the three crowns in the country’s coat of arms were once so contested.

What Can Really BIG Money Teach Us About Our World?

Really big pieces of money have often been treated as “curiosities” and overlooked in favor of shiny gold coins and crisp modern banknotes. As the stars of a new exhibition in the Smithsonian, they will do the heavy lifting as curator Ellen Feingold explains.

Stockholm Numismatica 2022

In 2022, Stockholm Numismatica will take place on 2nd October 2022. For the first time it is organized in collaboration between The Swedish Numismatic Society’s auction company Misab and the Swedish coin dealers association SMF.

Myntårsboken. Sveriges Mynt 995-2021

Three large works become a single small one: Roberto Delzanno condensed his catalogues on Swedish coinage published over the last years into a handy A5 volume. Can that work? Daniel Baumbach took a look at the catalogue.

The Entire World of Swedish Coinage in Two Books

The coin dealer Roberto Delzanno presents a comprehensive annotated catalogue of the entire Swedish coinage in two volumes. Ursula Kampmann took a look at it.

Gold Coins From Sweden, 1512-2020

Roberto Delzanno published a new book on the gold coins of Sweden. It covers all Swedish gold issues including the coins of 2019. The text is written in Swedish, German and English.

Riksbank Proposes Review of Concept of Legal Tender

The Swedish National Bank has voiced concerns about the future efficiency of the payment systems as we know it. It has therefore proposed the establishment of a committee to review the concept of legal tender and the role of central bank money in digitalized economies.

Numismatic miniatures from the North: Part 4 – Treasure Island. Treasures, treasures and even...

More than 700 treasure cases with around 180,000 coins have been discovered on the island of Gotland. The trader-peasants buried the earnings from their adventurous travels in the ground, where they were found by their descendants.
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