Ursula Kampmann with Keith Twitchell at the 2024 NYINC. Foto: Sebastian Wieschowski.

ACCG Introduces Their New Executive Director

Since January 1, 2024 the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild has had a new Executive Director: Keith Twitchell. Twitchell replaces Peter Tompa, who will remain active on the ACCG Board of Directors

Peter K. Tompa.

Peter K. Tompa Appointed as New IAPN Executive Director

The International Association of Professional Numismatists (IAPN) has a new Executive Director: Peter K. Tompa succeeds Jean-Luc Van der Schueren.

Hustle and Bustle at one of the two ballrooms: The New York Numismatic International Convention is known for stylish and elegant venues. Photo: Sebastian Wieschowski-

Classical Numismatics Gets Off to a Great Start to 2024 in New York

The 52nd New York International Numismatic Convention was held from 12 to 14 January at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel. All the “sold” signs on the dealers’ tables clearly show that classical numismatics is still in high demand.

The denarii of this hoard lay in the ground for 2,000 years without anyone noticing them. Photo: Franco Sammartino.

Coins from the Era of Marius and Sulla Discovered in Tuscany

In the Livorno region, a hoard of 175 Roman Republican denarii of remarkable quality was found in 2021. The existence of the treasure was kept secret until an exhibition displayed the pieces in 2023.

The HKINF is one of the most important numismatic fairs in Asia.

Successful December 2023 HKINF

The organizers of the 11th Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF) are grateful for the positive feedback they received for the event. The date of the next HKINF has now been announced. Tables are still available.

The new commemorative coins pay tribute to the Rhone Glacier in the canton of Valais.

The Rhone Glacier Concludes the Swiss Glaciers Trilogy

With its new “Rhone glacier” coin, Swissmint pays tribute to the approximately 10-kilometer-long ice field that has been a popular tourist attraction in Switzerland since the 19th century. This coin marks the end of the “Swiss Glaciers” series.

The Heimerle + Meule Group acquires Reischauer GmbH, a company known worldwide in the coin industry.

Reischauer Becomes Part of the Heimerle + Meule Group

With the acquisition of Reischauer GmbH, the Heimerle + Meule Group is expanding its already strong position in the European precious metals market. In the previous year, Heimerle + Meule was already able to substantially enlarge its expertise in precious metal coins and medals by acquiring a majority stake in the Commonwealth Mint.

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.