Featuring 75 lots of notable provenance with estimates ranging from CHF3'000 to CHF200'000 the sale marks the continued rise of numismatics
within the art world and presents a wonderful opportunity for serious collectors to choose from an impressive array of extremely rare and artistically stunning coinage from the joint collection of the noted art collectors Baron Lorne Thyssen-Bornemisza and Dr.
A UNIQUE insight into the world of Numismatics
- the study of coins - is being offered by Tees Achieve, Stockton Council's adult education service.
It also explores tokens, sets and decorations also of interest to numismatics
Kurdi, seated second from left, chairman of the Saudi Philatelic and Numismatics
Society, and honorees.
A unique and highly important Byzantine gold medallion is expected to fetch [pounds sterling]800,000+ when it is offered at auction in September by London-based auctioneer Roma Numismatics
Knowledge of numismatics
would be helpful but not necessary.
Buffalo Coins: America's Favorite considers the American bison on US coins, tokens and medals and provides a slim but lovely new book telling the history of this image in numismatics
and popular culture alike.
The exhibition, which runs to March 28, covers the changes in numismatics
- the study of currency - since the society first met at Newcastle's Black Gate in March 1954, including decimilisation in 1972, the withdrawal of the farthing in 1960, the one pound coin replacing the one pound note and the introduction of new 20p and PS2 coins.
One might expect a coffee table book to focus on such memorabilia, and it does--but it also incorporates Rendell's ongoing love of numismatics
and the history of American coinage, making The Great American West: Pursuing the American Dream far more than another history guide of common facts.
This study of the Hasmonean dynasty draws on multiple fields of inquiry: Judaica, sacred scriptures, archaeology, numismatics
This is a storied and famous coin in American numismatics
," said Greg Rohan, president of Heritage Auctions.
As a result, students and scholars now have at their fingertips a chronologically comprehensive set of references to aid in their study of numismatics
and wider monetary history for Islamic Egypt.