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The Coolest Philatelist of All Time: John Lennon

Nowadays, collectors have to fight the image of it being a dusty hobby. But back in the day, philately was trendy and hip. Possibly the coolest young collector at the time was Beatles co-founder John Lennon. The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum now presents his collection. more ]

The Fascinating World of Swords

The Landesmuseum Württemberg in Stuttgart has dedicated an exhibition to the symbol of power. Visitors will not only find fascinatingly beautiful swords, but also weapons and battle scenes depicted on paintings, Hollywood posters, and – coins and medals! more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, caught in a thunderstorm ... more ]

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The Casa Savoia – A Noble Family between Italy, France, and Switzerland Part 1

Auction house Gadoury will auction off an extensive collection Casa Savoia originating from the possessions of a gentleman of the royal family. In the first article of the three-part series you will learn more about how the counts of Savoy rose from a minor noble family to being protagonists of European politics. more ]

Auction sales

18.10.2018
Classical Numismatic Group [ more ]

16.11.2018
Éditions Victor Gadoury, MC-Monaco [ more ]

13.09.2018
Stephen Album Rare Coins, USA-Santa Rosa (CA) [ more ]

06.11.2018
Nomisma Spa, SM-Serravalle [ more ]