Numismatics


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Numismatics

The study of coins or the hobby of coin collecting. Numismatics often involves the study of the history of money and can be valuable to the study of economic history in general.
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and Europe in recent years, numismatics has moved far beyond that of the casual hobbyist.
The Saudi Philatelic and Numismatics Society (SPNS) honored 82 individuals and media outfits at its awards ceremony here on Wednesday night at the King Fahd Cultural Complex.
Richard Beale, director of auctioneer Roma Numismatics, said: "This incredible piece is tremendously significant, not only from a historical perspective, but also because of the rich religious symbolism woven into its design.
Society chairman Richie Fraser said: "We welcome anyone who is interested in numismatics and related themes to become a member.
This book was co-awarded the 2007 Samir Shama Prize by the Royal Numismatic Society, an award given every two years for the best book in the field of Islamic numismatics published during that period.
Dr Mark Redknap, Acting Keeper of Archaeology and Numismatics, said: "The artefacts from Llyn Cerrig Bach are of great importance, both in a local and national context.
At 16, when he got a Malaya-Japanese occupation dollar note, his interest in numismatics or the study or collection of coins, tokens, paper money, grew wider.
It's one of the key elements of an interpretation project helped by Richard Brewer, Keeper of Archaeology & Numismatics at National Museum Wales, who has updated the old guide to bring the story to life with pictures and reconstructions of the site.
Bulgaria's new law on cultural heritage is about to face one of its first tests in the prosecution of Dimitar Draganov, a professor in numismatics from the town of Rousse on the Danube.
Nick Holmes, senior curator of numismatics at National Museums Scotland, said: "This theft really sets back studies - it is a total disaster.
The first involved Ludvig Muller, "a handsome, sober man with a passion for numismatics and museums.
It is not affiliated with the Association of Cuban Numismatics in Havana.