Crowds of visitors at the Sberatel. Photo: BS.

Sberatel: The Place to Meet Czech Collectors

On 8 and 9 September 2023, the Sberatel took place in Prague. It calls itself the largest coin show in Central and Eastern Europe – and this is no exaggeration. Ursula Kampmann was there.

Leu Numismatik AG

Leu Numismatik AG ⸱ Auction 14 ⸱ 14 October 2023 ⸱ Zurich

In Auction 14, Leu Numismatik AG offers a selection of 350 mostly Celtic, Greek, Roman and Byzantine coins. In addition, the collection of D Stephan Coffman will be auctioned, which Leu calls the largest and most important collection of Axumite coins ever assembled.

Atlas Numismatics

Atlas Numismatics ⸱ September 2023 Fixed Price List ⸱ 21 September 2023 ⸱ Online

Atlas Numismatics has updated their inventory with 280 new high-quality coins, medals and tokens at fixed prices.

Siege plan of the city of Frankfurt based on the original by Conrad Faber von Creuznach, 1552.

Two Cityscapes on Coins From Frankfurt am Main and The Artwork That Inspired Them

Many engravers used contemporary media to make their work easier. Their coin designs were often based on well-known engravings. This is illustrated by two pieces from the Loos Collection, which will be auctioned by Künker in September 2023.

John Mussell with Carol Hartmann. Photo: UK.

John Mussell 1942-2023

The founder of Token Publishing Ltd. died after a short illness at the age of 81. He made many friends in the numismatic world over the years. His wife Carol and his son Philip will carry on his legacy.

There is no evidence that proves that the illicit trade in antiquities is the third largest in the world. That is the finding of a new study by Donna Yates and Neil Brodie.

Researchers Analyse the Myth About the Massive Illicit Trade in Antiquities

An extensive new study shows that the scale of the illicit trade in antiquities is much smaller than activists claim. The study demonstrates how these false numbers came about, and how we actually should deal with the problem of the illicit trade in antiquities.

Many researchers were interested in the topic of the workshop. Photo: Alaa Aldin Al Chomari.

Provenanced Coin Finds Versus Rarities – The Importance of Coin Finds for Historical Statistics

Reporting coin finds is essential for the study of coinage. A Workshop in Jordan discussed the importance of coin finds for historical statistics and the experience of a group of Syrian archaeologists who turned to one of the most important groups of coin finders: children.

Even 2,500 years ago, the story of Pegasus fascinated people so much that they depicted him on coins. Background: Dorota Kudyba via Pixabay.

Pobjoy’s Pegasus is Back With Charles III

The celebrated motif of Pegasus reappears in its 6th edition for Pobjoy’s reverse frosted silver coin. The new edition carries an effigy of His Majesty King Charles III produced exclusively by Pobjoy Mint.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Stack’s Bowers Galleries ⸱ August 2023 Global Showcase Auction ⸱ 16 August 2023 ⸱ Costa Mesa

Stack’s August 2023 Global Showcase Auction realized $43,402,487 across 25 sessions of United States and World numismatic material. The United States offerings were anchored by more than a dozen named collections.

Classical Numismatic Group

Classical Numismatic Group ⸱ Electronic Auction 547 ⸱ 4 October 2023 ⸱ Online

CNG’s Electronic Auction 547 includes 1486 lots. The sale features selections from the CJR, James Fox, and Libertas Collections. Groups of ancient lead weights, Irish gunmoney, and British copper tokens are also available.