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Each year the Wolrd Money Fair in Berlin hosts a Media Forum in which a small numer of world mints present powerpoint displays of their upcoming coinage programs. I am here at the 2011 Media Forum and reporting live to … Continue reading
It’s Friday morning at the 40th Annual World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany and I’ve had a few very busy days since I last posted. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s happened. On Wednesday we have had our visit to … Continue reading
After a good nights sleep I woke to big snow flakes coming down in droves at 6am, by by 7:30am all is clear and cold and the day is ready to begin. Our meeting yesterday afternoon with Kirsten Peterson of … Continue reading
It’s raining in Berlin, just raining in Belrin! Yes, thats correct I am in Berlin, Germnay this week for the 40th annual World Money Fair. The show does not begin for a few days yet, but there are plenty of … Continue reading
21st Century SCWC Now in 5th Edition The new 2011 Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Date 5th edition is now available! We just got our review copy a few days ago, but the catalog is already posted on our www.shopnumismaster.com … Continue reading
In August 10-14, 2010 the annual American Numismatic Association (ANA) convention will be held in Boston. This is one of the largest and most important U.S. coin shows of the year. It’s a great place to meet people and learn … Continue reading
A Question of Denomination I get many questions about world coins and the Standard Catalog of World Coins (SCWC) every week by phone, email and mail. The answer to some of these questions may be of universal help to users … Continue reading
Tom’s Recommended Film of the Week Endgame Based on the book The Fall of Apartheid: The Inside Story from Smuts to Mbeki by Robert Harvey, Endgame displays the story of private talks between leading Afrikaner’s and African National Congress leaders … Continue reading
Juney Too of Hong Kong sent this email question: “Attached please find the above as Victoria Shilling with material Silver and Diameter is 28mm but I am confusing on the year of this coin is 1873?” It’s hard to tell … Continue reading