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German states coins part of Gorny & Mosch auction
gold pattern, Mainz silver conventiontaler, klippes.
Oct 2, 2014
A tree stump was a help to those striking early coins in Germany
placing planchets between dies mounted on a tree stump.
Nov 12, 2014
Money scales bearing ornate designs used by early German merchants
Money scales housed in ornately designed boxes were used by merchants to detect counterfeit and clipped gold coins.
Sep 24, 2014
Collection of Maltese coins highlights Künker auction
A collection of Maltese coins of the Knights Hospitaller sold in a German auction in March 2014 at astonishing prices.
Nov 6, 2014
Coins and bank notes from WWII era part of Hamburg Museum exhibits
Coins and bank notes from the World War II era and the years following are part of the numismatic exhibits at the Hamburg History Museum in Germany.
Nov 6, 2014
Unissued East German notes keep popping up in circulation
How did East German bank notes that were never supposed to be circulated surface in the collector market?
Nov 14, 2014
Porcelain medal from Germany marks invasion of france
A 1940 Meissen porcelain medal marks the German invasion of Paris. It realized about $115 U.S. in a recent auction.
Dec 2, 2014
archaeologist in Germany claims auction houses support terrorism
looting, which industry officials vehemently deny.
Nov 21, 2014
Occupation notes of WWI offers different avenue for adventurists
A collection of occupation notes would make a new and different avenue to pursue for the adventuresome collector.
Jan 19, 2015
Italian medal design influences German coin
A pair of pieces offered in Morton & Eden’s Dec. 15 auction in London show the connection between art issued years and miles apart.
Jan 20, 2015