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  Numismatics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Numismatics is the scientific study of money and its history in all its varied forms.
The lambskins may be suitable for numismatic study, the horse is not.
Numismatic value may be used to refer to the value in excess of the monetary value conferred by law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Numismatics   (831 words)

 Numismatics - LoveToKnow 1911
The numismatic portraits of the time following the founding of Constantinople have less individuality; but after the revival of art they recover that quality, and maintain it to our own day, although executed in very different styles from those of antiquity.
Its least value is to point out the want of artistic merit and historical commemoration in modern coins, and to suggest that modern medals should be executed after some study of the rules which controlled the great works of former times.
The successive reductions of the as belong to Roman numismatics, and it is only necessary here to add that they affected the local bronze coinages as Italy fell under the rule of the republic.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /N/NU/NUMISMATICS.htm   (18124 words)

 Part 1: 1836 - 1874::The Royal Numismatic Society
Numismatic scholarship as it relates to the coinage of our own country is outlined and discussed in the preface to the third edition of Ruding's Annals of the Coinage of Great Britain and its Dependencies, published in 1840.
Numismatics, however, was only one of several aspects catered for by the Society of Antiquaries, and in the 1830s, numismatists began to feel, just as their colleagues in the natural sciences had felt a little earlier, that it was impracticable to obtain the requisite time and attention for their special interest in a mixed institution.
He was the author of a number of books on numismatics and many articles, and, more importantly, began in 1836, largely at his own expense, the periodical which eventually became the Numismatic Chronicle, one of the bases on which the repute of this Society as a learned body was established.
www.numismatics.org.uk /content/page.php?pageID=10   (1398 words)

Numismatics is the science of coins and of medals.
The dependence of theoretical numismatics on the pursuit of coin-collecting is clearly seen in the history of the science.
From the meetings of the German Society of Numismatics, held from year to year in different cities, there have developed international congresses: Brussels, 1892; Paris, 1900 (Records and Transactions, published by Comte de Castellane and A. Blanchet); Rome, 1903; (Atti del congresso internazionale di scienze storich, 6 vols.); Brussels, 1910.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11152a.htm   (6865 words)

 ANS publishing history
The ANS began its publishing program in 1866, when Joseph N.T. Levick proposed that the ANS establish a journal of "numismatic and archaeological intelligence." His proposal was adopted and by July 1866 the ANS had published the first issue of the American Journal of Numismatics — the first numismatic journal published in the United States.
In 1947, when the Society introduced Numismatic Literature in a larger format, it was decided that all ANS publications should be issued in the same size.
Numismatic Studies was established in 1938 as a series featuring lengthy original studies where extended illustration is necessary or where large-flanned coins of considerable number are involved, requiring a larger format than originally used fo
www.numismatics.org /archives/publicationhistory.htm   (1414 words)

 Books on Numismatics: Books on Numismatics from India / South Asia
Numismatic Panorama : Essays in Honour of late Sh.
Numismatic Sources on the Early History of Western Himalayas / Handa, O. - 1984 [Rs.
A Catalogue of The Indian Coins in the British Museum : Coins of the Andhara Dynasty, the Western Ksatraps, Traikutaka Dynasty and the Bodhi Dynasty / Rapson, E.J. - 1990 [Rs.
www.easternbookcorporation.com /category_view.php?category=Numismatics   (561 words)

 About Park Avenue Numismatics & Rare Coins
Park Avenue Numismatics recommends only classic rarities that are tied to each great historical event of our country; rare coins are now graded to a standard of reasonable certainty for investors; Park Avenue provides our "three-way money back guarantee" covering authenticity.
Park Avenue Numismatics believes that rare coins are the superior hard asset choice because of their features of portability, privacy, liquidity, profit record, world desirability, and their absolute trustworthiness in time of economic stress.
Park Avenue Numismatics was founded to assist individuals from all walks of life to purchase rare coins safely and easily.
www.parkavenumis.com /about.html   (1454 words)

 And Yet, in Numismatics, Here We Are
I distinctly remember some of my numismatic friends mournfully saying in those days that coins were yesterday's news, that it was the age of the bean bag.
Before long, coin dealers' cases were overrun with money cards, a couple of magazines were founded to cater to this new hobby, and confirmed coin collectors began to lament that numismatics would soon be as dead as a disconnected number.
They can be enjoyed by children, and when the children grow up, their numismatic interests can mature with them.
www.pcgs.com /articles/article2694.chtml   (985 words)

 UBS - Our services
UBS Gold and Numismatics auctions include coins and medals from antiquity (Roman, Greek and Byzantine), the medieval period and right up to modern times.
UBS Gold and Numismatics uses these fairs as an opportunity to forge and cultivate contacts in the international coin trade, carry out client orders and find rarities and other items for the UBS coin auctions.
Talks and presentations: UBS Gold and Numismatics holds talks on the cultural and historical significance of coins, medals, and money in general at client events and as part of internal training schemes.
www.ubs.com /e/ubs_ch/wealth_mgmt_ch/numismatics/our_services.html   (445 words)

Look at 20th Century numismatics in Canada through the eyes of Jim Charlton, as Don Allen traces his history over the last seventy years.
Born in 1911, in Toronto, Jim was instrumental in establishing the direction of numismatics in Canada.
From the first fixed price sale in 1949, to the first Canadian Coin Catalogue in 1952, to the first Canadian Numismatic Association Auction in 1954, right through to recently receiving fifty-year citation from the American Numismatic Association, it is easy to trace the growth of Canadian numismatics.
www.charltonpress.com /NumismaticsBook.asp?v_ISBN=0-88968-142-2   (200 words)

 UBS - Gold & Numismatics
Coins are a special form of art, originally intended as a manifestation of the power of a ruler.
UBS Gold and Numismatics values and deals in coins and medals of all periods from antiquity to the present.
The outstanding know-how of UBS Gold and Numismatics staff is reflected in the department's excellent international reputation.
www.ubs.com /numismatics   (255 words)

 Library of Congress, Collections Policy Statements, NUMISMATICS AND PHILATELY
Numismatics is assigned to the entire CJ class and includes tokens and medals as well as coins.
Numismatics frequently entails identification (which in the case of ancient coins makes volumes of detailed photographs of comprehensive coin collections invaluable), locations of mints, governmental decisions on types of metal to be used, policies on paper versus precious metal as a base (and which precious metal), international standards on valuation, and counterfeiting.
Important numismatic collections are those at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library (Roman and Byzantine), Yale University Library, Princeton University Library, the Milwaukee Public Library, and the University of California, Los Angeles, Library.
www.loc.gov /acq/devpol/numismat.html   (1190 words)

 eBay - Numismatics
Numismatics is a term used to refer to coin and currency collecting, and to the study of coins, medals, and currency.
Aesthetic appeal is an important part of the value placed on a numismatic item, and a nation's collectible money can be considered a living museum.
Individuals who want more information on taking up numismatics as a hobby can contact organizations like the American Numismatic Association, or check in their area for local coin clubs.
popular.ebay.com /ns/Coins/Numismatics.html   (405 words)

 Numismatics - Coins and Paper Money
It claims to be the world's most read daily coin and numismatic news source.
The emphasis is on links to numismatic periodicals, organizations, and educational sites.
This site of a numismatic auction house and coin dealer in Belgium includes, among other things, an extensive catalogue of books and a bibliography of relevant articles as well as the text of a number of articles by the company itself.
www.ex.ac.uk /~RDavies/arian/numismatics.html   (2371 words)

 Numismatics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Pure enjoyment is undoubtedly the first and foremost reason that coin collecting, or numismatics, has become the popular hobby that it is today.
There are a few widely recognized entities that grade coins, and their assessments are accepted, for the most part, throughout the numismatic world.
After grading, a coin is placed in a sealed case, marked with the type, date, mint mark, and grade.
www.eclictica.com /id17.html   (772 words)

 Numismatics - Government Museum, Chennai
To a great extent the political and economic history of a country is constructed by numismatics and historical facts are very often corroborated or rejected by numismatic findings.
It is not possible to exhibit the coins in original to the public on grounds of safety.
The Numismatic Gallery has been redesigned with big models of rare Coins so that even the minute details can be seen.
www.chennaimuseum.org /draft/gallery/04/num.htm   (470 words)

 Numismatics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Numismatics is the science that studies coins and medals.
Coins that I enjoy the most are those from Greece and Rome, specially Roman Republican denarii; I like these coins because they were the base of Roman's conquer of Europe, spreading out civilization and making possible what almost 3000 years later we know as Western Europe.
The famous numismatic author, specialist in ancient coins, writer of numismatics' best-sellers.
www.it.fnt.hvu.nl /~rbenzal/numismatics.html   (461 words)

 National Numismatic Collection
Welcome to the National Numismatic Collection (NNC) of the Smithsonian Institution, one of the largest numismatic collections in the world and the largest in North America.
The recent donation of the "Demareteion" decadrachm of Syracuse and 4 related masterpieces of early Greek numismatic art by John Whitney Walter has tremendously enhanced the importance of the ancient Greek collection.
Also of great importance is the large collection of paper money donated by Mortimer Neinken, and the group of checks with presidential signatures from the Chase Manhattan Bank collection.
americanhistory.si.edu /collections/numismatics   (362 words)

 Coinlink 2006 Rare Coins Directory and Numismatic News
US rare coins and coin collecting is one of the most dynamic area in all numismatics, from Morgan dollars to US gold coins, collectors of all ages vie for ownership of both the rarest of coins to common generic gold and silver coins.
CoinLink provides daily numismatic news and rare coin market news to keep collectors and investors up to date on what is happening in the rare coin market.
In addition we provide listings to rare coin dealers and resources, world mints, coin shows and coin auctions, paper money and bank notes as well as resources for world coins, ancient coins and bullion and precious metals.
www.coinlink.com   (183 words)

 Baker Numismatics, Coins
Baker Numismatics is owned and operated by Bonnie Baker and family.
collectors of numismatic materials for over 35 years.
Baker Numismatics uses ANA guidelines on all coins.
www.bakercoins.net /about/profile/index.html   (383 words)

 Coin Software: Coin Book Selection: Numismatics
Ancient numismatics; the coinage of ancient Greece and Rome by Regling, Kurt Ludwig
Coin of the Realm: An Introduction to Numismatics by Spaulding, James E. Coinage of the Eastern Seleucid Mints from Seleucus I to Antiochus III (Numismatic Studies No 1) by Newell, Edward T. Coinage of the Lycian League by Troxell, Hyla A. Coins and All About Them: A Numismatic Quiz; 600 Questions and Answers.
Numismatic History of Mexico by Pradeau, Alberto F. On Corinthian Iconography: The Bridled Winged Horse and the Helmeted Female Head in the Sixth Century Bc (Uppsala Studies in Ancient Mediterranean & Near Eastern Civilizations, No 25) by Blomberg, Peter E. Oriental Numismatic Studies by No Author
www.primasoft.com /book_coin/numismatic.htm   (2235 words)

This is without doubt the most extensive bibliographical resource on numismatics available on the net.
(that) a new and unique tool is now available to today's numismatic researcher or student making information on the best of past research readily available.
The Foundation (HBRF) has released a set of indexes for several of the major numismatic periodicals of the last 110 years, which are electronically searchable ona computer.
www.ancienthistory.ugent.be /history/iahrg/numismatics.htm   (2535 words)

The Circulating Legal Tender section; Page 1 to page 249: All the new and current information has been added, new issues from the 2004 Poppy quarter, the 2005 Saskatchewan and Alberta 25 cent coins to the one dollar 25th anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope.
In the 61st Edition, next year, the 50 cent coin and its varieties will move to centre stage and will appear in that edition.
The 60th Edition of the Canadian Coins is available from Numismatic Dealers, Bookstores, Online Bookstores or directly from the Publisher.
www.charltonpress.com /NumismaticsBook.asp?v_ISBN=0-88968-297-6   (517 words)

 *** The House of Ptolemy: Ptolemaic and Roman Egyptian Numismatics ***
Prepared by the Athens Numismatic Museum (Greece) and the Department of Coins and Medals of the British Museum, London (UK), the project seeks to bring the public in touch with the coinage issued by three major city-states of Hellenic antiquity: Aegina, Corinth and Athens.
This rare silver tetradrachm is believed by numismatic scholars to have been struck sometime between 36 and 34 BCE, most likely at a mint in Syria where they often Summered.
This was: *** The House of Ptolemy: Ptolemaic and Roman Egyptian Numismatics *** at
www.houseofptolemy.org /housenum.htm   (5933 words)

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