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Challenge Coins – A Memento of Camaraderie

A new tradition, which the numismatic world has been oblivious to so far, has developed in the Bundeswehr, the German armed forces, over the past 20 years. As symbols of brotherhood and loyalty, soldiers are having medals minted to preserve their accomplishments for eternity. more ]

Museums of Lausanne to Merge

Lausanne is home to an excellent numismatic museum. In 2019, the Musée monétaire cantonal and the Musée cantonal d’archéologie et d’histoire will merge. Numismatics is expected to continue playing an important role. more ]

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

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


The Casa Savoia – A Noble Family between Italy, France, and Switzerland Part 3

Auction house Gadoury will auction off an extensive collection Casa Savoia originating from the possessions of a gentleman of the royal family. In the last part of this series you will learn how the Savoyard kings of Sardinia became the kings of the newly established state of Italy. more ]

Auction sales

Savoca Coins [ more ]

Lugdunum GmbH [ more ]

Numismatica Genevensis SA, CH-Genf [ more ]

Hess Divo AG, CH-Zurich [ more ]