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Campaign against the art of Renoir

Enraged art lovers demand the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art to remove the works of a terrorist against aesthetics and good taste: renowned Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. more ]

Circulating coins: cash logistics

Between October 21 and 23, 2015, the Coin Conference took place in Madrid. In seven sessions, topics revolved around circulating coins. This time, we report on strategies for an ideal cash logistics as described by different central banks. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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


Human faces, part 41: Augsburg and the Thirty Years’ War

Being a Free Imperial City proved fatal for Augsburg during the Thirty Years’ War. This episode discusses the disastrous effects of the war on the city’s economic situation. more ]

Auction sales

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, HK-Hong Kong [ more ]

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück [ more ]

Numismatica Genevensis SA, CH-Genf [ more ]

Atlas Numismatics [ more ]