13 December 2018 On December 1, 2018, the distinguished collector of medieval coins, Gijsbertus Willem de Wit, passed away. Only a few have achieved what he did: to have a Wikipedia entry dedicated to their collection in the infallible internet encyclopedia.
13 December 2018 As Bolivia issue their latest banknote, which is part of their first series to denote their official name, a newly-themed series focuses on highlighting all sectors of society and features some of the country’s natural beauty.
13 December 2018 The 14th edition of the Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Date has been published. The catalog has tripled in size over its 13 years of existence and remains a standard reference work for contemporary coins. Who better to explain the editing and revision process than editor Tom Michael himself?
13 December 2018 Dubious agents of foreign governments are visiting coin dealerships in the United States. They are reclaiming so-called national cultural property. On November 28, 2018, Coin Collectors Blog reported on one of those strange encounters.
12 December 2018 Based on its design and security technology, the 500 dram commemorative banknote was named "Regional Banknote of the Year". Now, all of Armenia's regular banknotes have been outfitted with the same security features.
12 December 2018 No more excuses: attending Veronafil was at the very top of our to-do list this year. In this report, Björn Schöpe tells you all about what he saw at Italy’s biggest numismatic convention – including some insider tips on how not to spend a fortune in Verona.
06 December 2018 One of the founders of the New York International Numismatic Convention, Richard Margolis, passed away on November 24, 2018. The amiable New Yorker was one of the prominent experts of French numismatics and medal art.
06 December 2018 With the issue of additional denominations, the Norges Bank continues with its new family of banknotes. The new 50 and 500 Kroner banknotes were released in October of 2018. Michael Alexander writes about their security features as well as their motif.
05 December 2018 CIT Coin Invest AG continues its extremely popular Skull series. The “Blackbeard Edition” is presented as a unique gold coin in the shape of a three-dimensional skull. The silver coin “Big Pirate Skull”, which is made of 500 grams of silver, has also been issued.
05 December 2018 The Republic of San Marino has issued a new 20 Euro coin in gold. It marks the 10th anniversary of the inscription of the San Marino Historic Center and Mount Titano in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
05 December 2018 There are 205 surviving coins of the African usurper Domitius Alexander. And those 205 coins form the basis of this die study, which replaces one chapter of the RIC. It is a standard reference work of Roman numismatics, no doubt. Ursula Kampmann has taken a look at it.