17 August 2018 Classical Numismatic Group announces that longtime ancient coin collector Michael „Mike“ S. Gasvoda has purchased the assets of the company from Victor England and Eric McFadden. England and MacFadden will continue as Senior Directors for the new company, with Gasvoda becoming Managing Director.
17 August 2018 A South Korean salvage company claims to have found the wreck of the Dmitri Donskoi, a ship that was scuttled in 1905. They are now accused of having defrauded investors by spreading the news about the alleged find.
16 August 2018 Queen Elizabeth II is the world’s longest-reigning monarch – and is the first British monarch to have celebrated a Sapphire Jubilee. To commemorate her Coronation in 1953, Pobjoy Mint has released a heart-warming silver coin with technical special effects.
16 August 2018 “The Art of Power” focuses on three remarkable women who set standards in courtly culture within the Habsburg dynasty: The three archduchesses Margaret, Mary, and Catherine of House Habsburg shaped European politics during the Renaissance.
15 August 2018 The Münzkabinett Winterthur has to move out of its usual home at the Bührer Villa as the beautiful building is being renovated. During this time, the Münzkabinett can be visited in its temporary quarters.
09 August 2018 The United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee as a member representing the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States. The application deadline is August 24, 2018.
09 August 2018 The Nickle Galleries, a museum that belongs to the University of Calgary, presents a new exhibition named “What is money?”. It is dedicated to the fact that there are more things on earth which can be used as money than coin users have dreamt of.
08 August 2018 A new silver coin designed by Coin Invest for the Cook Islands takes up the theme of the successful Cherry Blossom coin. The coin unites three different surface finishes in one and, what is more, pays tribute to the famous Viennese snow globe.