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  • Yorkshire Museum acquires Wold Newton Hoard

    24 May 2017
    The largest Tetrarchic hoard ever discovered in the North of England will stay in the Yorkshire Museum thanks to generous donations. Currently the coins are treated for conservation but will be revealed soon. Andrew Woods reports.

  • Impossible Standards? UK Bill Makes Trade in Items from Conflict Zones Since 1954 Illegal

    24 May 2017
    A United Kingdom bill, the Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Act 2017, has been enacted by Parliament. The chief controversy comes from a clause defining what is unlawfully exported cultural property and which is even retroactive. Kate Fitz Gibbon reports.

  • Lanz gives the solution to his competition puzzle for Auction 164: the coin on the back of the catalogue was forged

    19 May 2017
    On occasion of his jubilee, Dr. Hubert Lanz created a numismatic hidden object game. People had to trace a forgery that had been intentionally put in the catalogue. Thus Lanz wanted to raise awareness for the security that comes with a renowned auction house.

  • Interrelations in the protection of cultural property - the American way

    18 May 2017
    Planned tightening of the laws on protection of cultural property in the US deepens the divide between collectors and opponents of the art market. The pretext of the war against terrorism is used to cover particular interests and massive personal interrelations with the economy.

  • Australian gold coin commemorates 4th Light Horse Brigade

    18 May 2017
    The Perth Mint presents the latest release from ‘The ANZAC Spirit 100th Anniversary Coin Series’. Struck from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold and issued as legal tender, the limited coin honors the 4th Light Horse Brigade and its most significant action at Beersheba during WWI.

  • American Numismatic Society Launches Image-Based Roman Coin Identification

    18 May 2017
    The American Numismatic Society presents a new interface for Online Coins of the Roman Empire, which allows non-specialists, hobbyists, collectors, archaeologists, and others to browse Roman Imperial coins by image for free online.

  • The museum of the Italian Mint shines in new splendor

    18 May 2017
    The museum of the Italian Mint has been completely refurbished in record time and finally reveals its treasures to the general public again. The museum also has a wonderful internet presence. And this is just an intermediate stop ...

  • The human body on objects of the minor arts

    18 May 2017
    The Benaki Museum in Athens and the Pushkin Museum in Moscow have organized a joint exhibition that is being immortalized in a bibliophile catalog. It bears witness to the eternal beauty of the human body. Ursula Kampmann took a look.

  • Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

    18 May 2017
    Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in Augustus’ garden in Rome ...

  • Action film-like break-in

    18 May 2017
    During a burglary at the coin dealership R&K Coins in Springfield (USA), the thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of coins and banknotes. In order to get into the shop, they used a brute method, one would rather associate with action films.

  • Icon of American numismatics passed away

    18 May 2017
    In the night to Monday, May 15, 2017, Catherine Bullowa-Moore has died aged 97. Having been dealing with coins since 1953, she was one of the few women who, already in the 1950s, managed to succeed in numismatics.

  • British Museum podcast shows how to deface a coin

    18 May 2017
    In a British Museum podcast episode Tom Hockenhull, curator of Modern money, discussed the phenomenon of counterstamping coins during the British suffragette movement for publicity. He also demonstrates the counterstamping process in action!

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Featured auctions

26 May - Dr. Reinhard Fischer

Auction 156 - Coins Auction

Ancient and modern coins.  Absentee bids deadline: 26/05 1:00 PM CET 

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3 June - A. Karamitsos International ...

Public & LIVE Bid Auction 588

Greek & world coins, medals and banknotes. 

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6 June - Aurora Varesi

Online Auction 9

Italian modern coins, world coins, medals online auction with live bidding at 05:00 pm CEST 

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8 June - Bertolami Fine Arts

Auction 34

Antiquities and ancient art auction in Rome 

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11 June - V.L. Nummus

Auction 6

Greek,Roman,Byzantine, Italian And World Coins 

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11 June - Asta del Titano s.a.

Asta del Titano M9

Ancient coins, modern coins and medals live auction. 

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13 June - CGB.fr

CGB Live Auction - Juin

529 lots from Ancient coins to Royal and Modern French coins as well as World coins 

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Ended Auctions

23 May

Auction 68

Ancient and modern coins and medals. Lots closing starts at 2:00 PM CET. 

InAsta s.p.a. Auction Details
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20 May

Numismatic Auction - Napoleon III

Napoleon III Coins and Medals. Absentee bids deadline: 19/05 at 11:55 PM CET. 

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16 May

CGB Paper Money Live Auction

153 lots of Banque de France and World banknotes 

CGB.fr Catalogue
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13 May

Auction 125

An important collection of coins of the House of Habsburg / Habsburg - Lothringen 

Auktionen Fr├╝hwald Catalogue
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11 May. - 12 May.

Auction 329

Medieval and modern coins and medals 

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