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Green sea turtle with numismatic insides

A turtle in Thailand had to have surgery because it was dragging its leg behind, swimming. The doctors found something wildly unexpected in her stomach: 5 kilograms of coins. The animal had swallowed 915 coins. more ]

Handover at the FENAP

Dr. Hubert Lanz has been chairman of the Federation of European Numismatic Trade Associations for many years. Now he has handed over his office to a younger successor. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin's World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, on a field trip to a Roman site ... more ]


The Russians in Koenigsberg: a numismatic testimony to the Seven Years' War

In the upcoming auction of the Tempelhofer Münzenhaus / Berlin, on April 6, 2017, a large collection of coins of Frederick II will be auctioned off. They include a comprehensive series of Russian coins from East Prussia. We are telling their story. more ]

Auction sales

Harlan J. Berk Ltd. [ more ]

Atlas Numismatics [ more ]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Ponterio, CN-Hong Kong [ more ]