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XXXIV FIDEM 2016 Ghent – Namur Belgium: artists and mints together

What a feast for medal collectors!  The 34th FIDEM congress for medals (International Federation for Medals), new and , place in Ghent last week from 6-10 September 2016.  Because Belgium is at least bi-lingual Vlaams/French there were also exhibitions in Namur, in the south French-speaking part.  About 150 people took part in this biennial event; […]

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Varieties of Delmotte Netherlands 18th century coin weights

While looking at these Dutch coin weights in our next auction for weights and scales MB68, we realised that there are 4 distinct reverse dies used by Jacques Delmotte in Brussels in the 18th century, c.1770. All are on the theme of St Michael archangel holding a sword and shield, killing the Dragon. Type 1 […]

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