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Nazi symbols defacing British coins

Why does a 2007 UK 50p coin feature a Nazi eagle and a swastika? In England, intentional countermarks of this kind currently cause a stir. In the history of numismatics, though, this phenomenon is anything but new. more ]

Exhibition on medallic artist Mary Gillick

The Henry Moore Institute in Leeds presents “Mary Gillick: Her Art in your Pocket”. This is the first display dedicated to her sculpture, and presents her working processes for the production of coins and medals. Mary Gillick is famous for her coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, at the eastern border ... more ]


Nicaragua’s córdoba oro: coins in the land of the volcanoes

What do you know about the circulating coins of Nicaragua? Very little? Reading this article then will definitely pay off. more ]

Auction sales

Numismatica Ars Classica, CH-Zurich [ more ]

Leu Numismatik, CH-Zurich [ more ]

Peter Rapp AG, CH-Will [ more ]

Sincona AG, CH-Zurich [ more ]