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Mit dieser Münze stimmt etwas nicht! Bild: NGC. Gemälde im Hintergrund: Eduard Gaertner, Unter den Linden, 1852

Counterfeit Detection: Altered Prussia 20 Mark

An NGC expert gives us insight into his everyday life. He shows how the year on a coin from the German Empire was altered by a coin doctor.


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The Coiniverse app helps its users identify coins and manage their own collections, while CoinsWeekly provides in-depth information on numismatic topics from around the world. As a new feature, Coiniverse users can now access CoinsWeekly articles directly in the app.

Bernt Ahlström circa 1980. Photo: Family Archive.

Bernt Ahlström (1936-2019)

You will hardly find a dealer in the numismatic world who is completely unfamiliar with the name Bernt Ahlstrom. On the occasion of the sale of his numismatic library at Gut-Lynt, Arne Kirsch recounts the eventful life of the coin dealer and bon vivant.

Roberto Delzanno: Medaljer Konstnärer. Medaillen und ihre Künstler. Medals and their artists. 1st edition, 2022. Hardcover, 421 p. 21x30 cm, color throughout. ISBN 9789163994708. Price: 650 kr.

Medaljer Konstnärer – Medaillen und ihre Künstler – Medals and Their Artists

Roberto Delzanno presents his publication on five important Swedish medalists. The book of over 400 pages features texts in Swedish, German and English, as it aims to introduce Swedish medal art to the broader international collector community.

CIT’s Wild Mongolia – Snow Leopard

Wild Mongolia is the series with which CIT first introduced the new possibilities of smartminting® 2.0. By now, CIT has once again expanded the possibilities of smartminting® with the launch of smartminting® 4.0, and this is already the fifth issue of the Wild Mongolia series. It is dedicated to the snow leopard and features yet another innovation.

CIT’s Tiffany Art Metropolis – Seoul

CIT dedicates its fourth issue of the Tiffany Art Metropolis series to an Asian city. Following Paris, Rome and London, in 2024 CIT presents the metropolis of Seoul on the Han River.

Illustration: „highyou“ / Canva Pro.

Germany’s New Platform Tax Transparency Act: A Problem for eBay Coin Dealers?

Germany’s new Platform Tax Transparency Act has caused great concern among German coin collectors. Will they have to explain themselves to the tax authorities whenever they sell pieces of their collection? In most cases, the answer is no. Unless their hobby turns into a regular side-line.