St. Peter’s Basilica On Coins and Medals
When, in 1506, a new St. Peter’s basilica was initiated, this project was commemorated on numerous coins and medals. The online exhibition “Super hanc petram” by the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana tells the history of this reconstruction through coins and medals.
The Vatican coin cabinet issues an annual magazine that is a delight for aesthetes and numismatists. Ursula Kampmann presents the ninth issue. It contains, among other things, interesting items of Korean, Islamic and Swiss numismatics.
Performance of the First Vatican Euro Coins. Part 2
When euro coins were introduced in 2002, Vatican coins were considered a safe investment. Today, our expert numiscontrol checks whether 2 euro commemorative coins and numis covers met the expectations.
Performance of the First Vatican Euro Coins. Part 1
When euro coins were introduced in 2002, Vatican coins were considered a safe investment. Our expert numiscontrol checked whether the objects met the expectations.
Historia Mvndi: Picture Stories in XXL
The Numismatic Cabinet of the Vatican issues a magazine, in which coins and medals tell the stories by themselves: “Historia Mvndi” almost wastefully displays luxurious and high-quality close-up shots. Björn Schöpe took a look at the current issue.