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Severe Rain Brings Important Ancient Coin Workshop in China to Light

A huge ancient coin workshop, dating back to the first century AD, was washed out in October 2017 in Nanyang city, Henan Province, China, due to heavy rain. Hongxia Zhang and Sven Günther report on the facts and theories. more ]

A Homage to West Africa at The Block Museum

The Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University (Illinois) invites visitors to travel to a time when West African gold fueled expansive trade and drove the movement of people, culture and beliefs. The exhibition also features beautiful coins on loan from the ANS. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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


Wolrab’s medal on the military relief of Vienna

In 1683, Johann Jacob Wolrab created one of the most beautiful medals showing the relief of Vienna, which marked the end of the second Ottoman siege. Incredibly rich in details, this strike depicts the dramatic battle at Kahlenberg Mountain. more ]

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