The ultimate dream of many home owners: finding a treasure while remodelling your old house. In the summer of 2019, this dream came true for a couple. Their house in Ellerby, North Yorkshire (England), is located near the Scottish border …
Der Beitrag What Made the Ellerby Hoard so Valuable erschien zuerst auf CoinsWeekly.
Swissmint just got its Guinness World Record entry as the manufacturer of the world’s smallest coin – and is already about to lose this title. The Croatian Mint shows off its skill by undercutting the Swiss record: with a weight …
Der Beitrag A Spectacular Farewell to the Kuna: Croatia Mints the World’s Smallest Coin erschien zuerst auf CoinsWeekly.
The Croatian Mint is not one of Europe’s major, old-established companies that can look back on an age-old history. The business was founded barely 30 years ago by the Croatian National Bank, which still owns one hundred percent of the …
Der Beitrag How the World’s Smallest Coin Was Minted erschien zuerst auf CoinsWeekly.
With the approval of the Governments of Curaçao and Sint Maarten, the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) is moving ahead with the project for the introduction of the Caribbean guilder. The CBCS’s aim is for the Caribbean …
Der Beitrag A New Currency: the Caribbean Guilder erschien zuerst auf CoinsWeekly.
A study by the University of Glasgow caused a sensation in the daily press. Thanks to a new study, the researchers believe to be able to confirm the authenticity of several ancient coins that were previously considered modern forgeries. According …
Der Beitrag Sponsian – Emperor or Fantasy? erschien zuerst auf CoinsWeekly.
The Numismatic Crime Center reported this incident: On 9th November 2022 a dealer traveling to the Portland coin show was the victim of a vehicle burglary in downtown San Francisco. The dealer left a restaurant and observed two black males …
Der Beitrag Coins Stolen at Vehicle Burglary in San Francisco erschien zuerst auf CoinsWeekly.
The legendary tomb of the child-king Tutankhamun was discovered in the Valley of the Kings exactly 100 years ago on 4 November 1922. In the Grand Egyptian Museum, the complete burial hoard is being exhibited for the first time. The …
Der Beitrag Exhibition Displays Tutankhamun’s Complete Burial Hoard erschien zuerst auf CoinsWeekly.
The Norwegian Numismatic Association awarded its 2022 Schive Medal in silver to Jan Olav Wilborn Aamlid for his book “Siam Specimen Banknotes First Series.” Since 1947 the medal in silver has been presented only ten times.
Why Did Jan Olav
Der Beitrag Jan Olav Wilborn Aamlid Receives Schive Medal erschien zuerst auf CoinsWeekly.
Coins are an essential source of primary evidence for all students of the ancient world – historians, archaeologists, and literary scholars alike. The two-week training course at the British School at Athens provides hands-on experience of working with coins, both …
Der Beitrag Greek Numismatic Course at the British School at Athens erschien zuerst auf CoinsWeekly.
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