Looking up a coin’s cert number in a database is not always reliable. Recent examples of fake “certified” Morgan and Peace dollars have been found with the same certification numbers on the encapsulation inserts.
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Has it become more expensive to collect coins? Numindex has the answer. The numismatic index transfers the concept of a stock index into the world of numismatics to help collectors find a suitable topic for their collection.
A Manhattan District Attorney returned the world’s most expensive ancient coin to Greece. The reason for this was a falsified provenance. The lawyer Peter K. Tompa is convinced that this case should be of concern to everybody.
In January 2023, Richard Beale, CEO and owner of the London-based Roma Numismatics auction house, was arrested in New York. Among other things, he is charged with falsifying the provenance of the world’s most expensive ancient gold coin.
The competition for the Coin of the Year awards 2023 was very tough. But in the end, the top award was given in a clear vote and an Ukrainian coin won with a large margin.
Almost unnoticed, a more than 150-year-long chapter of numismatics came to an end in 2022: Faude & Huguenin is bankrupt. Covid wasn’t the only reason for the downfall of Switzerland’s most important medal producer: leading employees are charged with fraud.
2-euro commemorative coins are popular collector’s items because one can find them in their own wallets. However, an increasing amount of these coins are only issued in the form of high-quality versions. Numiscontrol explains what collectors need to know about this.
The popular 0-euro souvenir notes have been around since 2015. Our expert numiscontrol takes stock and examines which issues are mass-produced and which banknotes are true rarities.
Bavaria plans to amend its treasure law, automatically making the state the owner of all treasures found, including coin hoards. It is also planned to prohibit the use of metal detectors.
On the Internet, prices for euro error coins are currently skyrocketing. Is it still worth it to jump on the bandwagon? Our author numiscontrol explains which justifications for expensive euros you should be wary of.
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