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Three ancient houses were opened in Pompeii
Three ancient houses were opened in Pompeii
The restoration of three ancient buildings - Casa degli Amanti, Casa del Frutteto and Casa della Nave Europa - has been completed in the archaeological Park of Pompeii. All three houses are open to tourists at the end of six years of restoration work. ...
21 february 2020, 21:26
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In the United States, a silver medal dedicated to Andrew Jackson was released
In the United States, a silver medal dedicated to Andrew Jackson was released
On February 24, we will begin accepting orders for the purchase of a silver medal with the image of the seventh us President, Andrew Jackson. The cost of a copy is $ 46. The product consists of silver, the obverse shows a portrait of Jackson, his name...
20 february 2020, 21:48
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Collected all 007 agents: James Bond on new stamps
Collected all 007 agents: James Bond on new stamps
Royal Mail has unveiled 10 new stamps printed to mark the release of the 25th James bond film. "No time to die" will be released in the UK on April 2, starring English actor Daniel Craig. Six stamps show the actors who played 007: Sean Connery, George...
20 february 2020, 7:14
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The United States returned illegally exported ancient coins to Cyprus
The United States returned illegally exported ancient coins to Cyprus
Cyprus returned ancient coins that were exported to the United States more than a decade ago. Back in 2009, the find was found in a cargo that was sent from London. According to data provided by the us customs service, the coins were purchased by a...
19 february 2020, 23:17
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To mark the 500th anniversary of Raphael's death, coins will be issued in Italy
To mark the 500th anniversary of Raphael's death, coins will be issued in Italy
This year, on March 10, Italy will issue two coins dedicated to the Italian painter Raphael, a representative of Renaissance art. The new products will be minted by the State printing and mint of Italy, clearly following the plan for the production of...
16 february 2020, 22:22
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Profitable investment: the collector sold the painting for 23 million pounds
Profitable investment: the collector sold the painting for 23 million pounds
Billionaire Joseph Lau put up at Sotheby's a painting "Splash", owned by the brush of David Hockney. The work sold at a price of 23 million pounds. For the previous owner, this sale was very successful – at the time he bought for 2.9 million pounds. Thus...
13 february 2020, 17:18
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The Tooth Fairy coin: a perfect gift for a small numismatist
The Tooth Fairy coin: a perfect gift for a small numismatist
The Royal Australian mint has unveiled a collectible coin that depicts an elusive fantasy character popular in Western culture – the Tooth Fairy. For many children, the loss of a baby tooth is associated with an event – a visit to a little sorceress who...
11 february 2020, 22:27
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The reason for the fading of the
The reason for the fading of the "Scream" has been established
Scientists have established the reason why the famous painting by Edvard Munch "Scream" fades. The researchers examined the surface of the canvas using x-rays and an electron microscope. According to the results of the study, the problem that befell...
11 february 2020, 22:27
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Kingdom of pentagons: a geometric figure on Belgian stamps
Kingdom of pentagons: a geometric figure on Belgian stamps
In Belgium, the five-year series "Geometry in nature", which started in June 2018, continues to be published. at that time, a circulation of stamps dedicated to spirals was printed. In 2019, stamps with images of items in the shape of a star were...
10 february 2020, 23:02
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Pysanka coin from the Royal canadian mint
Pysanka coin from the Royal canadian mint
Canada has introduced a new coin in 2020 – $ 250 in the form of a Pysanka. The novelty of 999 gold in the form of an Easter egg was released in a circulation of only 200 pieces. The weight is 58.5 grams, the dimensions are 45 and 33 mm between the most...
9 february 2020, 22:25
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