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McLendon, Gordon (1921-1986)

Gordon McLendon was an American radio pioneer. His coin collection of ancient Greek and Roman coins was sold by Christie’s in 1993.

Moretti, Athos (1907-1993)

Dr. Athos Moretti used to collect paintings until his wife suggested a less bulky subject. Moretti then became an avid coin collector. His collection of Magna Graecia and Sicily was arguably the largest and most important ever assembled.

Magnaguti, Alessandro (1887-1966)

Italian Count Alessandro Magnaguti was a passionate collector of Mantovan, Hadrianic and Gonzaga coins – until he thought he had gathered everything possible. After WWII, he gave up his collection and sold his beloved coins – with one exception.

Mazzini, Giuseppe (1883-1961)

Giuseppe Mazzini was an Italian politician. Over his lifetime, he put together an impressive collection of 8.051 Roman Imperial coins with many great rarities and over 1,200 aurei. His collection was published as Monete imperiali romane in five volumes.

Montagu, Hyman (1844-1895)

Hymann Montagu was one of the great British coin collectors of the 19th century. He bought entire collections and inventories for his large collection of English hammered and milled coins, but also Greek and Roman coins, which was sold after his death by Sotheby.

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Moesgaard, Jens Christian

Jens Christian Moesgaard is Professor of Numismatics and Monetary History at the University of Stockholm. The Danish historian and numismatist focuses in his research on the Viking culture, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance period.

McFadden, Eric J.

Eric J. McFadden is a founding member of CNG and globally renowned for his numismatic knowledge.

Martínez Chico, David

David Martínez Chico is an ancient historian, numismatist, as well as the founder and editor-in-chief of Revista Numismática Hécate. One central topic of his fields of research is the monetization and coin supply in Hispania from Augustus’ times to the 5th century AD.

Moorhead, Sam

Sam Moorhead is National Finds Adviser for Iron Age and Roman coins for the Portable Antiquities Scheme at the British Museum, London. He is also site numismatist on the excavation at Butrint, Albania, where he is responsible for ancient coins.

Matzke, Michael

Michael Matzke was Curator at the Coin Cabinet of the Basel Historical Museum and Research Associate at the SICF. His scientific focus was on medieval coinage, especially of Southern Germany, Switzerland, and Italy.

Müseler, Wilhelm

Wilhelm Müseler was an ancient historian and numismatist. Until September 2016, he was head of the department of ancient coins at Frankfurt-based auction house Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.

Minkova, Mariana P.

Mariana Minkova is an archaeologist, numismatist and expert of cultural values. As Chief Curator at the Stara Zagora Regional Museum of History, Bulgaria, she is responsible for the numismatic department.

Mosch, Hans-Christoph von

The archaeologist Dr Hans-Christoph von Mosch is Managing Director and co-owner of the auction house Gorny & Mosch, Giessener Münzhandlung GmbH.

Märcher, Michael

Michael Märcher is a Danish numismatist and museologist. He is Curator at the Royal Collection of Coins and Medals at the National Museum in Copenhagen.

Morrisson, Cécile

Cécile Morrisson is an historian and numismatist for Byzantine history of currency and economics. She was the head of the Paris coin cabinet, the first female president of the INC and is a permanent member of the Académie, as well as Chevalier of the French Ordre national du Mérite.