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Human Faces Part 19: The Saint of the Heathens

Why is it that for centuries – or rather thousands of years – the head has served as the motif for the side of a coin? And why has this changed in the last 200 years? This chapter of the series ‘Human Faces’ looks at why Julian was nicknamed ‘The Apostate’. more ]

Auction sales

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Harmless collectors or dangerous criminals? Controversy about trial in Florida

In early 2013, 14 US citizens were arrested in the course of a major tactical raid. The reason: they collect Indian arrowheads and other artifacts which they either purchase or retrieve from Florida’s riverbeds and other waters themselves. more ]

How to prevent burglaries? We asked the police …

During the last weeks and months, the number of dangerous robberies and violent crimes has risen significantly. CoinsWeekly spoke to Harald Schmidt from the department of regional and national crime prevention in Germany and asked him to give us some tips for coin dealers and collectors. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in the supermarket ... more ]