14 February 2019 How did the UK pay for its involvement in the Great War? The Bank of England Museum allows you to discover how the British government raised the necessary funds and tells you the stories of people who supported the national effort by buying war bonds.
13 February 2019 Just like the previous issues, the third silver coin in the “The 7 Summits” series created by CIT Coin Invest AG on behalf of the Cook Islands, impresses collectors with a true-to-life design. Smartminting technology allows for the relief of the Aconcagua to appear surprisingly realistic.
13 February 2019 Sweden is often cited as the haven of a cashless society. Is this where all countries are heading? Experts got together at CashCon 2019 to analyze current developments in cash provision and usage, and to find answers to the most pressing questions.
13 February 2019 The American Numismatic Society has announced the dates for this year’s Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics. Masters and doctoral candidates interested in participating must turn in their applications by February 22nd, 2019.
13 February 2019 Not only coins and medals sell for extraordinary prices and are worth being recognized in the CoinsWeekly Coin Records. The most expensive Russian bond sold for 12,810 USD in December of 2018.
13 February 2019 Last summer, newspapers around the globe reported on a theft in Sweden. Two royal crowns and an imperial orb had been stolen from Strängnäs Cathedral. Now, they have been found – in a trash can in a suburb of Stockholm.
13 February 2019 Of course, our CoinsWeekly Coin Records also include numismatic teaching and research. A university in Europe believes they offer the largest number of credit hours per week in numismatic studies.
07 February 2019 Two unalike sisters jointly ruled over the Byzantine Empire for a few weeks. A gold histamenon from that time can probably be added to the CoinsWeekly Coin Records as the most expensive Byzantine coin ever sold in a public auction.
07 February 2019 At the World Money Fair Berlin the COTY trophies 2019 were awarded on 2 February 2019. The Coin of the Year was the “Best Silver Coin” from France. It is dedicated to the famous chef Guy Savoy and French Excellency in cuisine.
07 February 2019 Is this the end of numismatics as we know it? An image recognition software is now able to recognize and identify inventoried coins at any given time. The Fraunhofer Institute reports on ongoing developments.
06 February 2019 Whether it’s a stater, trite or fraction – you will frequently find the archaic coins of the city of Miletus in auction catalogs. Now, there is a new catalog, which will be the relevant work to cite from now on. Ursula Kampmann has taken a look at it.