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The Punic Goddess

On Friday, March 13, 2015, Künker auctions off a Siculo-Punic coin with an enigmatic depiction: on the obverse we see a beautiful woman with a Phrygian cap. Is it Dido? Is it Tanit? Or is it perhaps a completely different goddess? more ]

Auction sales

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-New York [ more ]

Heritage Auctions, USA-Orlando [ more ]

Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich [ more ]

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück [ more ]


Richard B. Witschonke (1945-2015)

On 24 February 2015, Richard B. Witschonke, distinguished expert on the Roman Republican coinage, died. more ]

Watch it: Art in Circulation!

Take a closer look at the banknotes in your wallet – you might find a genuine work of art. A Greek artist modifies euro notes and then returns them into circulation. With this project, all of Europe shall become aware of his money critique. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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