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Online compendium makes medieval texts accessible

From Europe to Asia, from AD 600-1600 – that is the range the “Global Medieval Sourcebook” spans. Stanford University’s free online tool offers transcriptions as well as new English translations of written sources in a variety of genres. more ]

Exhibition illuminates Bank of England in literature

To mark the launch of the new Jane Austen £10 note, the Bank of England museum presents “Stories from the City: The Bank of England in Literature”. Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot and others figure prominently in this special exhibition that will run throughout 2018. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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


The Jews, enemies of Christianity?

With the Professor Helmut Hahn collection, Künker will offer an exquisite collection of bracteates in his Berlin Auction on February 1, 2018. These high-medieval pfennigs are first-class works of art and provide an insight into the thought of the time, for instance, how the Christian majority saw their Jewish fellow citizens. more ]

Auction sales

Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. [ more ]

Atlas Numismatics [ more ]

Kolbe & Fanning, USA-New York [ more ]

Stephen Album Rare Coins, USA-Santa Rosa (CA) [ more ]