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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.


The Capitoline Museum is home of some of the most important cultural goods of Italy. Image: Suicasmo via Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0.

Legal Head of Italian Culture Ministry: “Fiendishly Extensive” Proofs Bar Imports

A significant statement on the importation of numismatic goods was issued in June 2023 by the legal department of the Italian Ministry of Culture. Read an analysis by Valentina Tarquini for Cultural Property News here.

The symposium will be hold on occasion of the the 100th anniversary of Joseph Vogt’s important publication.

Alexandria in Nummis – International Symposium in Lugano 2024

The Circolo Numismatico Ticinese presents the program to the international symposium “Alexandria in Nummis” dedicated to the Roman Imperial Coinage of Alexandria.

The Stack’s Bowers Professional Numismatist Program is the perfect opportunity to make your hobby your profession.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2024 Professional Numismatist Program

If you have ever considered making your hobby your profession, the Stack’s Bowers Professional Numismatist Program offers an opportunity to acquire the skills necessary to be successful in this field.

12th Kuala Lumpur International Numismatic Fair

Over 60 exhibiting companies will attend the Kuala Lumpur International Numismatic Fair, which will take place from March 29th to March 31st, 2024. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a budding enthusiast, this event offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of rare and valuable treasures.

Spring Sberatel Fair 2024

The spring edition of the Sberatel collector fair will take place on March 22 and 23 – the perfect opportunity to combine your hobby with a trip to beautiful Prague!

Full house: before the fair started, the MOC foyer was almost completely full. Photo: Wieschowski.

NUMISMATA’s Key to Success: Keep It Simple!

On the first weekend of spring, the NUMISMATA coin show was held in Munich. The fair attracted thousands of passionate coin collectors who crowded the aisles of the exhibition centre.