The Most Beautiful Diamond in the World Sells at Record Price of $49.9 Million
A rare pink diamond, one of the most beautiful gems in the world, has sold at a record price in Hong Kong, fetching 49.9 US dollars.
Rare Drachma Coin Sold for Record 162,000 Euros in Auction
A rare 50-drachma coin fetched a record price of 162,000 euros at an auction in Switzerland recently. The coin was sold on November 17, at an auction which featured other historical coins. Issued by the Greek government in 1876, only 182 such...
United Kingdom Returns Twelve Stolen Religious Icons to Greece
A nineteenth-century religious icon showing the Baptism of Christ, along with another eleven icons stolen in 2005 from the Church of the Dormition of the Visokos Virgin in Kalouta, in the central Zagori district of Ioannina, have recently been...