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Return of commemorative coins leads to great loss in revenue for the Royal Canadian Mint

Bugs Bunny and his buddies have not been lucky for the Royal Canadian Mint. In times of declining silver prices, so many collectors have returned their coins in exchange for their nominal value that profits for 2016 collapsed. more ]

Kawasaki in the year 2889

Scripophily expert Franky Leeuwerck made a thought experiment. Living in 2889 an archaeologist, specialized in 20th century financial artefacts finds a Japanese share from 1921. How does he react, what information can he retrieve from this document? more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, at an auction house in southern Germany ... more ]


The coins of the Channel Island of Guernsey

The Channel Island of Guernsey is a popular destination with tourists. The island doesn’t form part of Great Britain, but, as Bailiwick, has been Crown dependency of the English monarchs since the Middle Ages. The local coins still bear witness to this. more ]

Auction sales

Paul-Francis Jacquier, Kehl am Rhein [ more ]