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.
08 August 2018 Flags, flowers and wreaths. That's what we expect to see when we visit an American military cemetery. However, for some decades now, people have also been encountering coins on headstones there. This recent tradition has a moving origin.
02 August 2018 Have you been to Spain recently? To pay at the parking garage, you can insert all your 1 and 2 Cent coins, thus feeding a lot of small denominations into circulation again. But why do Spanish vending machines accept small change while others don’t? Here you can read the answer by Erwin Wetzel, Director General of the European Vending Association.
02 August 2018 Fiumei Road Cemetery was first opened in 1847 and is now one of the most famous heritage sites in Budapest. It is the final resting place of renowned Hungarians such as Lajos Kossuth and Ferenc Deák. A new commemorative coin honors this historic site.
01 August 2018 Some politicians still believe that the funding of ISIS is based on the sale of looted antiquities. A US-American journalists has overturned this false claims. The criticism she earned challenges our appreciation of scientific freedom.
01 August 2018 Ulla Westermark’s book on the coinage of Akragas was announced several years ago. Now it has finally been published. It was due to technical difficulties that the publication had to be postponed for a long time. Ursula Kampmann has taken a look at this new corpus of dies.