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2018-2019 Medal Exhibition at British Museum – “émigré” medallists in Britain

2018-2019 Medal Exhibition at British Museum – “émigré” medallists in Britain

For hundreds of years, artists from other countries have come to Britain and designed important and beautiful medals, adding a new element to British art history. This exhibition features a range of medals spanning six centuries, many of which document important historical events and famous figures.

The Museum’s collection contains over 70,000 medals. Usually designed to be commemorative, these small objects convey their messages through a combination of text and image. This show includes many of the highlights of the collection and explores the lives of immigrant medallists through their work.

John Roettiers (1631–1703),...

2018 Royal Mint 2 pounds dedicated to FRANKENSTEIN

2018 Royal Mint 2 pounds dedicated to FRANKENSTEIN

  • September 29, 2018
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The Royal Mint is celebrating the 200th anniversary since the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel, The Modern Prometheus, with the launch of a £2...

Theme set 2018: 5 years King Willem-Alexander

Theme set 2018: 5 years King Willem-Alexander

  • September 22, 2018
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The theme set of 2018, with the theme 5 years King Willem-Alexander, is the last BU coin set that will be issued this year...

Commemorative coins for  2019 Lunar Year of the Pig struck by Royal Mint

Commemorative coins for 2019 Lunar Year of the Pig struck by Royal Mint

  • September 21, 2018
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The launch of The Royal Mint’s lunar coin collection has become an eagerly anticipated annual event, with the Year of the Pig the...

A 2018 swiss commemorative coin to celebrate the swiss army knife

A 2018 swiss commemorative coin to celebrate the swiss army knife

  • September 11, 2018
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On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of cutlery pioneer KarlElsener, the Federal Mint Swissmint will launch the “Swiss Army Knife”...

Celtic Coins, Cologne, and Bavarian Gold Rarities: Fall Auctions at Künker

Celtic Coins, Cologne, and Bavarian Gold Rarities: Fall Auctions at Künker

The fall auctions at Künker offer an abundance of special collections. For example, the Dr W. R. collection of Celtic coins, the Bankhaus Sal....

€5 €10 commemorative coin SCHOKLAND 2018 struck by KNM – NETHERLANDS

€5 €10 commemorative coin SCHOKLAND 2018 struck by KNM – NETHERLANDS

The third commemorative coin of 2018 is dedicated to the former island of Schokland. Commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Finance, the Royal Dutch...

2018 €10 silver coin commemorating end of PRAGUE SPRING – SLOVAKIA

2018 €10 silver coin commemorating end of PRAGUE SPRING – SLOVAKIA

Slovakia Mint, the Mincovna Kremnica, issued on August the 9th 2018 a coin commemorating the Prague Spring and its 50th anniversary. While in Western...

€10 silver coin dedicated to 150th anniversary of Dušan Samuel Jurkovič birth – 2018

€10 silver coin dedicated to 150th anniversary of Dušan Samuel Jurkovič birth – 2018

The Slovakian Mint, Mincovna Kremnica issued a new €10 silver coin dedicated to Slovakian architect Dušan Samuel Jurkovič (1868-1947). He studied in Vienna and...

Mini medal Two times champion of the world cup of football 1998-2018

Mini medal Two times champion of the world cup of football 1998-2018

In honor of the victory of the French team at the Football World Cup in Russia, the Monnaie de Paris issues a mini medal...

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