A Texas investor became an unsuspecting victim of fake “precious metal” and “rare coins” offered online. Read how suspiciously low prices are disguised and what you can learn from this case.
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Only a few physical coins from the early stages of the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin exist. One has now resurfaced after ten years. Current BTC value: US $48 million. Which makes it the most valuable numismatic item of all time.
Are you looking for foreign euro coins for your collection without success? Especially in times of Corona it isn’t easy to collect actively. Our expert numiscontrol provides you with practical tips on where to find coins from other nations conveniently, cheaply and quickly even now.
Der Grafiker Daniel Voshart hat den römischen Kaisern ein frisches Gesicht gegeben. Mit modernster Computertechnik und Photoshop hat er realistische Porträts von 54 Cäsaren entwickelt. Dabei halfen ihm Münzen und antike Texte – und ein Profi-Wrestler …
Peter Zgorzynski demonstrates chances and challenges using latest technology to distinguish Tungsten from Gold. Which equipment does really help to find out whether an ingot or a bullion coin is made of pure gold?
Among the wealth of interesting objects from the Holy Roman Empire offered by auction house Künker in this year’s Berlin Auction, you can find a small series of so-called Salvator medals. Even though they are called medals, they actually should be classified as coins.
On 1 January 2002, euro coins entered the cash cycle. In order to familiarise the people with the new currency, most nations issued “starter kits”. They evolved into sought-after collectors’ items. But what are these starter kits worth today?
CoinsWeekly Coin Records ring in the New Year with a look at the world’s biggest coin conventions. The title has to be split amongst events in Asia, North America, and Europa. But there are some small differences.
The next CoinsWeekly Coin Record to have been submitted is the presumably most expensive Roman coin. It sold for 2 million Swiss francs on December 3, 2008.
From Europe to Asia, from AD 600-1600 – that is the range the “Global Medieval Sourcebook” spans. Stanford University’s free online tool offers transcriptions as well as new English translations of written sources in a variety of genres.
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