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Rare ancient coins stolen from FedEx Truck

A package sent by Ira & Goldberg Coins & Collectibles to a client was taken from a FedEx Truck in Portugal. 27 Greek and Roman coins from Goldberg’s Auction #104 were stolen. Here you will find a complete and detailed list. Be aware when buying coins. more ]

Sights and steamers on emergency money

A new virtual exhibition titled “Nun kommt der Knallprotz vom ganzen Land” explores the topic of emergency money issued in Bavaria at the time of the economic crisis between 1914 and 1923. Exciting objects serve to illustrate the development and impact of inflation. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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


Medieval Sicily Part 6: Sicily becomes Norman

Robert Guiscard planned on bringing all of Sicily under his control. Since his adversaries were Moslems, he fought a holy war – a concept that was prevalent at the time. It was his successor Roger who then turned Sicily into a model of religious tolerance. more ]

Auction sales

Naville Numismatics Ltd. [ more ]

Künker, D-Osnabrück [ more ]

Künker, D-Osnabrück [ more ]

Jongeling Numismatic Consultancy, NL-Utrecht [ more ]