Künker ⸱ eLive Premium Auction 401 ⸱ 5-6 February 2024 ⸱ Online

When it comes to assembling your own collection, there are almost as many topics to choose from as there are collectors out there. After all, every collector sets their own criteria to determine what pieces should be part of their collection. In its eLive Premium Auction 401, Künker presents a fascinating topic: multiple portraits. This preview shows five medals that tell highly interesting stories.

Münzen & Medaillen GmbH

Münzen & Medaillen GmbH ⸱ Electronic Auction 5 ⸱ 23 January 2024 ⸱ Online

The upcoming online auction by Münzen & Medaillen GmbH includes coins from antiquity as well as medieval and modern coins. A large part comes from a collection that was assembled in Southern Germany in the 1970s and 1980s.

Why Are There So Many Coins Depicting Saint George?

Saint George is one of the most popular saints of the Middle Ages and the early modern period. He is venerated by both Catholic and Orthodox Christians, the Druze and even Muslims. What do we know about this saint? Did he even exist? And why are there so many coins depicting him?

He has already prepared several changes for his first World Money Fair: Goetz-Ulf Jungmichel

Interview: News From the World Money Fair

In 2024, a new generation takes over the leadership of the World Money Fair. Having hosted 17 successful events, Barbara Balz has handed over the reins to Goetz-Ulf Jungmichel. We talked to him to find out about the future course of the World Money Fair.

Taya Pobjoy, Im Hintergrund des Fotos Trophäen der vielen Erfolge der Münzstätte, beispielsweise die COTY-Auszeichnungen. Foto: Michael Alexander, London Banknote and Monetary Research Centre.

The End of Pobjoy Mint: An Interview with Taya Pobjoy

On 31 December 2023, Pobjoy Mint discontinued their operations. This marked the end of an era. In this interview, Taya Pobjoy explains why she decided to close down the mint and why she did not want to sell the company including her brand.

First room – Artemis the goddess. Credit: Sandra Ciampone. Courtesy: Turkish Ministry of Culture / DEM Museums.

Ephesus Experience Museum – Symphony on a World Heritage Site

Visitors to the ruins of ancient Ephesus will now find an additional museum on the site. The focus here is not on originals, but on atmospheric installations and technical projections of the highest standard. The experience was created by Atelier Brückner.

Group photograph of all presenters. Image: ICOMON.

Report of the ICOMON 29th Annual Conference in Kuala Lumpur

The 2023 ICOMON conference was held in Malaysia. Read here about the program, the topics presented and discussed, and where you can watch the presentations online.

Coins that are submitted for grading during the WMF in Berlin, for example, should be ready in time for the Numismata in Munich.

NGC Grading On-site in Munich in February

For the first time since 2019, NGC will be carrying out on-site coin grading at its office in Munich in February. Collectors and dealers have the opportunity to submit their treasures for grading at the World Money Fair in Berlin.

Classical Numismatic Group

Classical Numismatic Group⸱ Triton XXVII ⸱ 9-10 January 2024 ⸱ New York

CNG’s Triton XXVII auction boasts one of its strongest-ever offerings of Greek, Roman, Medieval, World and British coins, comprising 1,341 lots with a total estimated value of $5.5 million.