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Léon Lacroix (1909-2016)

On August 1, 2016, Belgian numismatist Léon Lacroix passed away. He is probably best remembered for his monograph on the depiction of statues on coins, published in Liège in 1949. more ]

Welcome to Iran! Part 7: In the land of the Medes

This part of our journey brings us to a place that gives every admirer of Antiquity a thrill of anticipation: Ekbatana. That the Aechemenid Bisotun and the Median Nushidjan turned out to be much more exciting, however, was one thing we couldn’t have anticipated. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Speaking of modern technology ... more ]


Sicilian Mosaic Part 12: Naxos and Leontinoi

Naxos was the first Greek city founded on Sicily. Today we take a look at its coins, as well as the coins of Leontinoi, founded by Naxos, and Catane. more ]

Auction sales

Paul-Francis Jacquier, D-Kehl am Rhein [ more ]

Harlan J. Berk, LTD [ more ]

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück [ more ]