Ein Teil des Goldschatzes von Manching. Unten im Bild der sogenannte Goldgusskuchen im Gewicht von 217 Gramm. Foto: UK.

Celtic Coin Hoard Melted Down into Lumps

Six months ago, a Celtic gold treasure was stolen in a burglary at the kelten römer museum Manching, Germany. Now the police have announced success in apprehending four suspected criminals.

At the February 1, 2022, Paris conference: Vincent Noce, far left, Henrik Hanstein, President of the Federation of European Auctioneers (back shown), Alexandre Giquello, President of the Drouot, Professor Marc-André Renold, Christie’s CEO Guillaume Cerruti, IADAA Chairman Vincent Geerling (with microphone) and far right with his back to the camera, Roberto Riccardi, Head of Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage.

Defamatory Attack on IADAA And Its Officers – a Response

A French newspaper article claims IADAA chairman Vincent Geerling to be involved in trafficking antiquities. A close look reveals a distortion of facts – or how the journalist and the authorities simply ignored them. With consequences not only for the accused.

Andrea Mayr, Die Medaillen und Schaumünzen der Kaiser und Könige aus dem Haus Habsburg im Münzkabinett des Kunsthistorischen Museums Wien. Band XI: Ferdinand I. (1793–1875, reg. 1835–1848) (Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Münzkabinett, Kataloge der Medaillensammlung, 3). Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien 2023. 2 Bände, 552 Seiten, farbige Abbildungen. Hardcover, 29,7x21cm. ISBN: 978-3-7001-9314-2. 175 Euro.

The Medals and Representative Coins of Emperor Ferdinand I

Andrea Mayr has presented another part of the collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. In 2023, her two-volume work on the medals and representative coins of Ferdinand I was published. It is much more than a usual catalogue. Ursula Kampmann took a look at it.

Thomas J. Uram to Become ANA’s 63rd President

Thomas J. Uram was elected the 63rd President of the American Numismatic Association. He will be sworn in at Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money. View the results for the new Board of Governors.

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“Money Talks” – Understanding Leaders in the Collectibles Market

“Money Talks” is the new show of Stack’s Bowers Galleries proposing conversations with market makers and leaders within the world of rare collectibles and finance. Episode 3 features former CCG chairman Mark Salzberg. And season two is about to come.

Naville Numismatics

Naville Numismatics ⸱ Live Auction 83 ⸱ 30 July 2023 ⸱ Online

Naville’s Live Auction 83 comprises 726 lots of Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Medieval and Modern coins, including a selection of coins from the Dattari collection and the collection of a Mentor. All coins are chosen with contribution from NAC’s experts.

Those are the people honored by being portrayed on the new Japanese banknotes.

These Are Japan’s New Banknotes

In April 2023, the Bank of Japan has presented the first specimens of the new banknotes, which will enter circulation in 2024. The 1,000, 5,000, and 10,000 yen denominations will feature new motifs and new security features.

Euro-Banknoten sind beliebt als Zahlungsmittel, aber wirklich identifizieren können sich die Europäer nicht damit. Bis 2026 will die EZB das ändern: mit neuen Geldscheinen. Bild: Mabel Amber via Pixabay.

Vote for the Theme of the New Euro Banknotes!

The ECB is developing a new series of Euro banknotes. As Europeans should identify with their currency, people are invited to express preferences on seven shortlisted themes in a public survey.

Foto: RareCoin.Store.

Interview: Are Modern Collector Coins a Sensible Investment?

It is becoming increasingly popular to buy coins as a form of investment, but this can be risky if the buyer lacks the necessary expertise. We spoke to someone who really knows their stuff: Dirk Wasserthal, Managing Director of RareCoin.Store and expert in rarities of modern numismatics, tells us what to look out for.

Der Palazzo del Collegio Romano in Rom ist der Dienstsitz des Italienischen Kulturministeriums. Dessen Rechtsabteilung hat jetzt eine Stellungnahme abgegeben zur Frage, unter welchen Auflagen Münzen nach Italien eingeführt werden dürfen. Foto: Lalupa / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Legal Statement Issued on Italy’s Import Requirements for Coins

Italy requires such extensive documentation for the import of coins that many dealers prefer to avoid the country. But now, the Ministry of Culture in Rome has issued a legal statement that deserves some attention.