Five of Greece’s most important museums are to become more autonomous and operate independently of state funding. A bill of the Greek government to this effect has been hotly debated and led to strikes.
Joe Cribb is a well-known specialist in the monetary history of Asia. For his outstanding contribution to the discipline of numismatics, the British numismatist has been awarded the 2023 Derek Allen Prize by the British Academy.
Updates from the World Money Fair: The world’s largest coin fair has had a new managing director for some time now. Now the corporate design has also been revised.
Following the issues on hydropower and solar energy, Swissmint completes its trilogy “Energy of the Future” with the new commemorative coin “Wind power.” As with its two predecessors, the silver coin glows in the dark.
Those who take this Grand Canyon coin in their hands for the first time, will find it hard to believe how detailed it replicates the relief of the Grand Canyon. With this issue, CIT and B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt demonstrate that an ultra-high relief can also be turned into an ultra-low relief.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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