Review auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s, USA-New York

D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale, 19. May 2015

16 price records were breached during the first offering of coins from the D. Brent Pogue Collection, sold in New York City on May 19 by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s. Leading the way was the legendary D. Brent Pogue 1808 quarter eagle, sold for $2,350,000. more ]

Nomos AG, CH-Zurich

Auction 10, 18. May 2015

On May 18, 2015 Nomos held their Auction 10 in Zurich which saw very strong prices. One of the surprises of the sale was a fine tetradrachm of Philip II: estimated at 3,000 CHF it soared up to 22,000 CHF with many bidders participating on this splendid coin. more ]

Stephen Album Rare Coins, USA-Santa Rosa, California

Auction 22, 14. May 2015 - 15. May 2015

Strong prices were seen at the Auction 22 of Stephen Album Rare Coins in Santa Rosa, CA. Total sales were $719,141 on a $603,000 estimate, for the 1744 lots, which included Ancient, Islamic, Chinese, Indian, and World Coins and Numismatic Literature. more ]

Hermann Historica, D-Munich

70th Auction, 28. April 2015 - 12. May 2015

A captivating array of phaleristic sensations, masterly craftsmanship, significant historical documents and military artefacts predominated in the 70th auction of Hermann Historica. Let’s just name a letter from the hands of Napoleon sold for 19.000 euros or an aeroplane type Messerschmitt Bf109 which was hammered down at 150.000 euros. more ]

Wilkes & Curtis, GB- Tonbridge

Auction 5, 13. April 2015

Auction 5 of the UK based numismatic company Wilkes & Curtis took place on April 13, 2015. The auction which focused on Islamic and Indian coins realized £111,716 in sales. 258 of 212 lots offered were sold. more ]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Ponterio’s, CN-Hong Kong

Hong Kong Auction, 30. March 2015 - 01. April 2015

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries April 2015 Hong Kong Auction was led by an extremely rare 1898 Chinese Dragon Dollar certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation that sold for more than 400.000 $. more ]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Ponterio’s, CN-Hong Kong

Hong Kong Auction, 30. March 2015 - 01. April 2015

The April 2015 Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Hong Kong auction which took place on March 31 and April 1, 2015, was a big success. The total price realized of $8,983,418 exceeded the high end estimate by $1,640,000. more ]

Stack's Bowers Galleries, USA-Baltimore

Baltimore Auction, 26. March 2015 - 31. March 2015

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries official currency auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo on March 26-31, 2015, realized $4.69 million in sales with the 17.5% buyer’s premium included. Market strength was seen in prices realized across all categories. more ]

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück

Auction 259-262, 09. March 2015 - 13. March 2015

9.6 million euros was the total hammer price of Künker’s March sale, that was conducted on March 9-13, 2015. That result exceeded the estimate by about 50%. This was due to some extraordinary results. 180,000 euros for a Siculo-Punic tetradrachm is impressive, indeed. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich

Auction 228-230, 09. March 2015 - 12. March 2015

36,000 euros for an aureus of Philip I, 50,000 euros for an aureus of Hostilian, and 65,000 euros for a solidus of Glycerius; these prices evidence that Roman gold is again good for records. The other results of Gorny & Mosch sale 228 to 230 are nothing to sneeze at, either. more ]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-New York

New York Americana Sale, 06. February 2015

On February 6, 2015, Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold The Stephen Winthrop Collection at its New York Americana Sale, raising over $1.3 million to support ALS research at Harvard University. more ]

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück

Berlin Auction 2015, 29. January 2015

1,073 lots. Total estimate: 6.5 million, total hammer price: 8.6 million. The Berlin Auction of Künker on January 29, 2015 on the occasion of the World Money Fair proved that the market for fresh material in highest quality is more than strong. more ]

Stephen Album Rare Coins, USA-Santa Rosa (CA)

21th Auction, 15. January 2015 - 16. January 2015

On January 15-16, 2015, Stephen Album Rare Coins presented their 21th Auction in Santa Rosa, California. The auction realized a total of $1,377,888 on a $738,390 estimate. The sell through rate was 79% for the 2,126 lots. more ]

Heritage Auctions, USA-Orlando

Auction at the FUN Convention, 08. January 2015

The more than 350 NGC-certified Colonial and Early American coins in the Donald G. Partrick Collection Part I realized $25.93 million. The selections were sold by Heritage on January 8, 2015, at the FUN Convention in Orlando. more ]

EPNNES Foundation, USA-Sarasota

Eric P. Newman Collection, 18. November 2014

The 965 NGC-certified Colonial, Territorial and Federal issues in Part V of the Eric P. Newman Collection have been sold for more than $10 million. This sale brings the total for the first five parts of the Newman Collection to nearly $55 million. more ]

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, USA-Winter Park

Treasure and World Coin Auction #16, 06. November 2014

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that an NGC XF 45 Mexico (1538)R 8 Reales of Spanish co-regents Charles and Joanna was recently sold for a record price of $587,500 at Sedwick’s. more ]

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers, USA-Baltimore

Baltimore Book Auction, 01. November 2014

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers conducted a public auction of numismatic books on November 1, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo. The sale was a resounding success, bringing over 110% of estimate. more ]

Woolley and Wallis, GB-Salisbury

The Christopher Foley, F.S.A., Collection Of Early English Medals, 16. October 2014

Woolley and Wallis, auctioneers in Salisbury, Wiltshire, were selling The Christopher Foley, F.S.A., Collection of British Medals of the 15th – 17th Centuries on Thursday October 16th 2014 at 10.00am. more ]

Sincona AG, CH-Zürich

Auctions 19-21, 13. October 2014 - 17. October 2014

On October 13, 2014 the third Sincona Collection auction took place, and once again the prices for Russia were incredible seeing increases of up to 1000 per cent! But the following general sale had strong results, too. more ]

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück

Auction sales 253-257, 04. October 2014 - 10. October 2014

On October 4 to 10 9,451 lots were sold at Künker’s auctions 253 to 257. The total estimate of 7.9 million euros rose to 11.4 million euros total hammer price. 3,200 bidders participated in this event. more ]

Stephen Album Rare Coins, USA-Santa Rosa, CA

Auction 20, 18. September 2014 - 20. September 2014

Strong prices were seen at Stephen Album Rare Coins’ Auction 20, which took place September 18-20 in Santa Rosa, CA, USA. The auction realized $1,369,943 on a pre-sale estimate of $949,000. The final sell-through rate for the auction was 80%. more ]

St. James's Auctions / Classical Numismatic Group / M. Louis Teller Numismatic Group, USA-Chicago

The Richard L. Lissner Collection, 01. August 2014 - 02. August 2014

Record prices were achieved by the sale of “The Richard L. Lissner Collection – The Collection of an American Connoisseur” on 1-2 August 2014. The total of prices realized was $5,779,885 (excluding the buyer’s fee), with 100% of the 2183 lots sold. more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

Orders, Medals and Decorations, 02. July 2014

The only Victoria Cross awarded for the British campaign in Tibet sold for a UK auction record £408,000* in a sale by specialist auctioneers Morton & Eden in London on Wednesday July 2, 2014. It will go on permanent public display soon. more ]

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück

Auction sales 249-252, 30. June 2014 - 04. July 2014

Hammer prices amounting to more than 9.3 million, markedly more than 50 % above the estimate of 6.15 million, individual prices ranging between 20 euros and 170,000 euros: Künker proved that virtually every collector can find its piece in the Künker auction sales. more ]

Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzhandlung, D-Munich

Auction Sale 223: Ancient Jewelry / Gems, Cameos, Seals, 25. June 2014 - 26. June 2014

Many coin and medal aficionados showed up at auction sale #223 of Gorny & Mosch’s. On 26 June 2014 the Munich-based auctionhouse auctioned off a marvelous collection of cut gemstones. The toplot was a two-sided cameo sold for 26,000 euros. more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

Ancient, British, Islamic and World Coins, Historical Medals and Plaquettes, Banknotes, 10. June 2014 - 11. June 2014

On June 10 and 11, 2014 London-based auction house Morton & Eden offered coins and medals in a general sale. The sale totalled £1,056,838 (including 20% BP) and 93% of the lots were sold by value. The top lot was a Naxos tetradrachm, sold for £74,400. more ]

Numismatik Lanz, D-München

Auction sale 158, Numismatic Rarities, 05. June 2014

It is an icon of numismatics, the stater in the name of Phanes, enigmatic witness of the earliest coinage. Now it was auctioned at Lanz for 280,000 euros. Slightly less expensive was the famous EID MAR denarius of Brutus that obtained a price of 165,000 euros. more ]

Heritage, USA-New York

Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IV, 16. May 2014 - 17. May 2014

The 687 NGC-certified Colonial and Early American coins that comprised the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IV, achieved more than $11 million in Heritage Auctions sale on May 16 and 17, 2014. more ]

Kolbe & Fanning, USA-Gahanna (OH)

Sales 134 and 135, 15. May 2014 - 16. May 2014

Kolbe & Fanning’s 134th and 135th sales of important numismatic literature from the libraries of Philip W. Ralls and others were held on May 15-16. The sales featured significant works in virtually all areas of numismatic study. more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

Important Coins of the Islamic World , 10. April 2014

On April 10, 2014 London-based auction house Morton & Eden offered high quality Islamic coins in their auction 69 totalling £527,640. Top lot was a Dirham of Tukharistan. more ]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, HK-Hong Kong

Hong Kong Showcase Auction, 31. March 2014 - 01. April 2014

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries April 2014 Hong Kong Showcase Auction drew the attention of astute numismatists from across the globe. Over $7m worth of rare coins, banknotes and other Asian numismatic items have found new homes. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich

Auction sales 219-221, 10. March 2014 - 12. March 2014

Even though there were many remarkable results to be witnessed in the Gorny & Mosch auction sale conducted between 10 and 12 March 2014, one ought to be singled out: a set comprising four extremely rare gold coins from Czechoslovakia from 1938 that changed hands for 282,000 euros.
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Künker, D-Osnabrück

Auction 245-248, 10. March 2014 - 14. March 2014

140,000 euros for a Chinese dollar from 1896, 110,000 euros for a gold coin from Czechoslovakia from 1938 – the spring sale of Künker was full of surprises! Less surprising was: the pre-sale estimate of 5.7 million euros was easily surpassed by the hammer price amounting to 8.75 million euros. more ]

Kolbe & Fanning / Fritz Rudolf Künker, Osnabrück

Kreindler Library Part II, 13. February 2014

Kolbe & Fanning and German auction house Künker jointly held an online eLive auction of the second part of the outstanding and comprehensive library on ancient numismatics formed by New York coin dealer Herbert Kreindler on February 13, 2014. The sale brought exceptionally strong prices. more ]


eLive Auction 26, 11. February 2014 - 13. February 2014

Shortly after the Berlin sale of auction house Künker, the company’s 26th eLive Auction was conducted at from 11 to 13 February 2014.
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Künker, D-Berlin

Berlin-Auktion 244, 06. February 2014

7.4 million euros turnover on a single auction day, seven lots achieving hammer prices in the six-figure range, hundreds of collectors and dealers from all over the world attending the auction in person: Künker’s Berlin auction on February 6, 2014 once again exceeded all expectations. more ]

Stephen Album Rare Coins, USA-Santa Rosa, CA

Auction 18, 16. January 2014 - 18. January 2014

Spirited bidding was seen in the recent sale by Stephen Album Rare Coins on January 16-18, 2014. Their 18th auction included 2470 lots of Ancient, Islamic, Oriental, Indian, and general World Coins, as well as Numismatic Literature. The total price realized came to $1,047,521. more ]

Heritage Auctions, USA-New York

Eric P. Newman Collection Part III, 14. January 2014 - 16. January 2014

A 14 ducat of Salzburg, minted in 1612 and so rare that it hasn’t been plated in at least a half century, sold for $211,500 to lead Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part III Signature® Auction Jan. 14-16 in New York. The auction has surpassed $6 million. more ]

Kolbe & Fanning, USA-New York

New York Book Auction, 11. January 2014

Kolbe & Fanning held their annual New York Book Auction on January 11, 2014. The two-session sale offered highlights from the libraries of Quentin Archer and Herbert Kreindler and was highly successful, with sell rates of well over 90% and hitting between 130% and 150% of total estimates. more ]

Stack's Bowers Galleries, USA-New York

NYINC, 10. January 2014 - 14. January 2014

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries event at the NYINC garnered over $5 million in sales when all was said and done. From ancient coins modern world coins the offered range was a big one. more ]

Baldwin’s, USA-New York

Auction XXXIII: Russian Coins, 09. January 2014

An auction of Russian coins, orders and medals held by Baldwin’s, in association with Dmitry Markov Coins and Medals and M & M Numismatics, on Thursday 9th January realised US$5,364,428. more ]

Baldwin’s, USA-New York

New York Auction XXXII: The Aurora Collection of Roman Gold, 08. January 2014

70 extremely rare Roman gold coins sold alongside ancient and world coins in New York for a total of $2,701,586 on Wednesday 8th January at The New York Auction XXXII held by Baldwin’s, in association with Dmitry Markov Coins and Medals and M & M Numismatics. more ]

Heritage Auctions, USA-Orlando, FL / New York

FUN / New York International, 05. January 2014 - 12. January 2014

Heritage Auctions sold in one sole week $90+ million at the FUN Auction in Orlando and $15 million at the NYINC. Many price records were broken thanks to extremely rare specimen like a legend Brasher Dubloon which changed owner for $4,582,500. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, Giessener Münzhandlung München, D-Munich

Auction sale 218: Ancient Art, 18. December 2013

Spectacular results were achieved by Gorny & Mosch: in the scope of the auction sale ‘Ancient Art’, held on 18th December 2013, many lots realized many times their estimate. more ]

Numismatik Lanz, D-Munich

Auction sale 157: Numismatic Rarities – Dr. Ferrari Collection, Dr. Sattler Collection, 09. December 2013

65,000 euros for a Thraco-Macedonian stater, 40,000 euros for the second known antoninianus of Proculus, and 42,000 euros for a zodiac mohur! Despite the quite low starting prices many rarities of Numismatik Lanz auction sale reached maximum prices. more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

Ancient British, Islamic and World Coins, Historical Medals and Plaquettes, 07. November 2013

Morton & Eden’s sale on November 7, 2013 was a general sale which included a number of very good ancient Greek coins, a fine collection of English silver crowns and Renaissance plaquettes which achieved the top prices. The auction totalled £525,900 ($846,120). more ]

Nomos AG, CH-Zurich

Auction 8, 22. October 2013

For an auction to do well a number of factors have to combine: the material has to be really good, the estimates have to be rational, and the time has to be right. Well, this is exactly what happened with Nomos Auction 8 on October 22, 2013! more ]

Sincona AG, CH-Zurich

Sincona Collection II and auctions 13-15, 14. October 2013 - 18. October 2013

After the million prices at the Sincona Collection auction last year this success was repeated another time during the latest auction of the second portion of Sincona’s Russia Collection. But the other auction comprised beautiful pieces as well. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich

Auction sales 215-217, 14. October 2013 - 18. October 2013

On 14th October 2013, on the occasion of auction sale 215, Gorny & Mosch sold a unique medallion of Constantine the Great that had been issued to celebrate his jubilee. After a fierce bidding fight, the piece changed hands for 644,000 euros. more ]

Baldwin’s, GB-London

The Arielle Collection Part One, 26. September 2013

26th September 2013 saw Baldwin’s Official Coinex Auction with the first part of The Arielle Collection of British Colonial Coins going under the hammer. So many seeked-for pieces were offered that it resulted in a ‘white glove’ auction with all 818 lots selling for a total of £505,092. more ]

Kolbe & Fanning, USA-Gahanna (OH)

130th mail-bid sale, 26. September 2013

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers held their 130th mail-bid sale of important numismatic books on Thursday, September 26. The sale featuring over 600 lots did well, reflecting the continued demand for rare and out-of-print reference works. more ]

Baldwin’s, GB-London

The David Fore Collection Part III, 25. September 2013 - 26. September 2013

A room full of enthusiastic bidders found fierce competition from buyers on the internet, and on the phone, as they fought to take home part of the celebrated David Fore Collection of Indian Coins offered by Baldwin’s on September 25 and 26. more ]

Heritage, USA-Long Beach (FL)

U.S. Coins Signature® Auction, 25. September 2013 - 29. September 2013

During the Heritage U.S. Coins Signature Auction an original 1912 Gold Proof Set brings $358,375 to lead $17.5+ million worth of U.S. Coins at the Long Beach Numismatic Expo from September 25 to 29, 2013. more ]

Stephen Album Rare Coins, USA-Santa Rosa (CA)

17th auction, 19. September 2013 - 21. September 2013

Stephen Album Rare Coins held its 17th auction on September 19-21 2013, in their offices in Santa Rosa, California. The auction comprised 2237 lots, and included Ancients, Islamic, Indian, Oriental, and World Coins, in addition to Numismatic Literature. Total hammer price was $733,261 (including buyer’s premiums). more ]

Baldwin, HK-Hong Kong

55th Baldwin-Ma Tak Wo Hong Kong Coin auction, 22. August 2013

The 55th Baldwin-Ma Tak Wo Hong Kong Coin auction on the 22nd August, proved to be one of the most exciting in the Groups history. 1187 lots went under the hammer, including lot 580, a sensational Sinkiang Province, 1898 Sungarei Silver Dollar. more ]

Stack's Bowers Galleries, USA-Chicago

Thos H. Law Collection of English Gold Coins, 13. August 2013

The Thos. H. Law Collection of English Gold Coins sold August 13, 2013, at the ANA World’s of Money, realized $5,016,351, double the high estimates for the entire sale. The 459 lots included many extreme rarities that had been off the market for decades. more ]

Heritage, USA-Chicago

Platinum Night and U.S. Coins auction, 13. August 2013 - 17. August 2013

The ‘King of Coins’ was just one highlight of Heritage’s three-day, $28+ million rare coin auction held in, Aug. 13-17, in Chicago. Many other rare US coins attracted collectors as well. more ]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-Rosemont (Ill.)

Official Auction of the August 2013 ANA World’s Fair of Money, 11. August 2013 - 16. August 2013

Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted the Official Auction of the August 2013 ANA World’s Fair of Money from August 11-16. Fourteen live auction sessions and two internet-only sessions brought the total sales to a staggering $46,483,309, including $9,807,440 in world and ancient lots. more ]

Kolbe & Fanning, USA-Gahanna (OH)

129th mail-bid sale, 18. July 2013

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers held their 129th mail-bid sale on July 18. The sale included works on ancient, medieval and foreign coins, as well as outstanding publications on U.S. numismatics. more ]

Woolley & Wallis, GB-Salisbury

Silver Sale, 16. July 2013 - 17. July 2013

A collection of 2,794 mint state Victorian Farthings, all dated 1890 generally all glorious mint state with full lustre, though some with spotting and minor imperfections were auctioned at Woolley & Wallis Salisbury Salerooms on 16th July. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, Munich

Ancient Art, 19. June 2013

The most expensive item of the auction sale Ancient Art, conducted by Munich auction house Gorny & Mosch, was the slightly larger than life-size head of a bearded philosopher, sold for 129,800 euros. That, however, was by no means the only exciting result. more ]

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück

Auction sales 232-235, 17. June 2013 - 21. June 2013

170,000 – 160,000 – 100,000 – that were the highest hammer prices of Künker’s summer auction sale. And all three lots came from Russia. It’s not that the other section had no big rarities to offer as well! The total 6,183 lots had been estimated at 5.8 million euros, the hammer prices added up to 9.6 million euros. more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

Coins, Historical Medals and Banknotes, 05. June 2013 - 06. June 2013

The Morton & Eden auction on June 5 and 6 was a wide-ranging two-day auction embracing everything from ancient Greek and Roman coins alongside Islamic, Oriental, British and Foreign coins, paper money and Renaissance medals and plaquettes. more ]

Numismatik Lanz, D-Munich

Auction sale 156: Numismatic rarities, 02. June 2013

That was the rarest stephanephoric tetradrachm of all: the enigmatic coin with the only known coin portrait of a Pergamene ruler alive obtained 170,000 euros in the recent Lanz auction sale. more ]

Rapp Auktionen, CH-Wil

Coins and Medals, 27. May 2013

In the evening of May 27, Peter Rapp called out 161 lots with a starting price of 242,000 Swiss francs. Not a single one was sold for its starting price or was returned. The room, which was filled to capacity, made sure of that. more ]

Stephen Album Rare Coins, USA-Santa Rosa, CA

Auction #16, 17. May 2013 - 18. May 2013

Good results were seen at the May 17-18 auction by Stephen Album Rare Coins at their offices in Santa Rosa, CA. Particularly strong prices were seen in the Islamic, Chinese, and Mughal areas. The sale brought in a total of $545,125 for 1,903 lots. more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

Important Coins of the Islamic World, 22. April 2013

The Morton & Eden sale of important coins of the Islamic world totalled nearly £850,000. A gold medal sold for £120,000 (ca. $185,532) even established a record auction price for an Ottoman commemorative. more ]

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, HK-Hong Kong

Hong Kong Sale, 01. April 2013 - 03. April 2013

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio conducted their bi-annual Hong Kong sale from April 1-3 at the Sheraton Hotel in Kowloon. The sale featured more than 2,500 lots of Chinese and other Asian rarities, including both coins and paper money, and realized a strong $6,307,830. more ]

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, HK-Hong Kong

Hong Kong Sale, 01. April 2013 - 03. April 2013

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio conducted their bi-annual Hong Kong sale from April 1-3 at the Sheraton Hotel in Kowloon. The sale featured more than 2,500 lots of Chinese and other Asian rarities, including both coins and paper money, and realized a strong $6,307,830. more ]

Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück

Auction sales 226-231, 11. March 2013 - 16. March 2013

More than 14 million euros was the turnover of Künker’s as a result of the five auction sales conducted between March 11 and 16, 2013. The numismatic spectrum ranged from ancient to modern times. Customers’ interest was huge. more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

The Huntington Collection of Spanish Colonial Coins, 06. March 2013

After the Huntington Portuguese and Portuguese Colonial coins Morton & Eden sold at auction the Huntington Collection of Spanish Colonial Coins on March 6, 2013. more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

The Royal Mint Museum: United States 1859 Proofs, 06. March 2013

A strong fighting arose at Morton & Eden’s Royal Mint Museum sale around the US 1859 Proofs between a Japanese dealer and US dealers and collectors leading to a sale that totalled over £400,000 for the eleven coins of sublime rarity and quality. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich

Auction sales 211-213, 04. March 2013 - 07. March 2013

57,500 euros for an aureus of Augustus, 80,500 euros for Septimius Severus and Otho, nearly 53,000 euros for Diocletian – right now, Roman gold reaches maximum prices.* In addition, the results for Greek and Roman coins were not to be sniffed at, either. more ]

Künker, D-Berlin

Auctions 223-225, 31. January 2013

Auction house Künker, which by tradition fires the starting pistol for the big three-day coin show, again provided for some record hammer prices with Russian coins and Medals and rarities from the Friedrich Popken and Helmut Hahn Collections. more ]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-New York

Cardinal Collection, 24. January 2013

On January 24, 2013 during the Americana Sale Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ realized the highest price ever for any rare coin at auction. A 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar, a superb Gem Specimen example, the finest known to exist was sold for $10,016,875. more ]

Woolley & Wallis, GB-Salisbury

A schoolboy's coin collection, 22. January 2013

During A schoolboy's coin collection, on January 22, 2013, yielded a rare American Half-Cent which reached a sale total of £225,700 (inc.prem.) at Salisbury saleroom Woolley & Wallis. more ]

Stephen Album Rare Coins, USA-Santa Rosa (CA)

Auction 15, 18. January 2013 - 19. January 2013

Auction 15 was the largest auction yet offered by Stephen Album Rare Coins, with 2239 lots completed in two lengthy days of about 12 hours each. Of special interest was part two of the John Page collection which realized many fabulous results. more ]

Kolbe&Fanning, USA-New York

New York Book Auction, 12. January 2013

Composed of 271 lots of high-quality works covering the entire range of numismatics, the Kolbe & Fanning 2013 New York Book Auction held on January 12, 2013, was notable for including exceptionally important archival materials and unique manuscripts. more ]

Heritage, USA-Orlando, FL

U.S. Coin Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Signature® Auction, 09. January 2013 - 14. January 2013

A record-setting price for the first circulating coin from US Mint leads $44.9+ million Orlando, FL event presented by Heritage Auctions. The 1792 Half Disme sold for $1.41m. more ]

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio, USA-New York

Official NYINC Auction, 08. January 2013 - 14. January 2013

An extremely rare 1902 Pattern Crown in Gold, PCGS SP-62 brought $117,500 as the top lot in the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Official NYINC Auction, held January 8-14, 2013 in New York, where collectors focused heavily on world coins and paper money. more ]

Heritage, USA-New York

Ancient & World Coin Signature® Auction, 06. January 2013 - 07. January 2013

Heritage’s New York January 6-7 event at The Waldorf-Astoria sees strong market in gold rarities, aided by $2+ million non-floor session; part of $72+ million numismatic auction week including U.S. Coins and Currency in Florida. more ]

Sotheby’s, USA-New York

Important Judaica, 19. December 2012

Sotheby’s annual December auctions in New York of Important Judaica and Israeli & International Art brought a combined total of $7,908,754. The sale also featured the Kagan-Maremba Israel Coins and Medal Collection, which brought $572,500. more ]

Bonhams, USA-New York

Coins, Medals, Banknotes Auction, 13. December 2012

Bonhams offered during their New York auction on December 13, 2012 several rarities including an exquisite collection of 45 lots English coinage struck between the 14th and 19th centuries and a newly discovered $5 Series 1882 ‘Brown Back’ National Banknote that sold for $101,790. more ]

Numismatik Lanz, D-Munich

Auction 155: Numismatic rarities – Friedinger-Pranter Collection, 10. December 2012 - 11. December 2012

It was one of these auctions collectors love: In auction 155 of Numismatik Lanz items from old collections gathered with taste and dedication were sold. And no investors ballooned the prices to absurd spheres. more ]

Numismatica Genevensis SA, CH-Geneva

Auction sale 7, 27. November 2012 - 28. November 2012

Numismatica Genevensis turns Geneva into the centre of Islamic numismatics. The top lot was the arguably most splendid collection of Ummayyad dinars. But the ancient coins reached top prices too. The most expensive coin was a Russian rouble, though. more ]

Morton&Eden, GB-London

Auction 59 and 60: Coins, Banknotes, Medals; Huntington Collection, 13. November 2012 - 14. November 2012

On November 13 and 14, 2012 London-based auction house Morton & Eden hold two sales: The Huntington Collection of Portuguese and Portuguese Colonial Coins auction and a Coins, Banknotes and Historical Medals sale. Both showed strong results totaling for £573,504 and £586,530 respectively. more ]

Künker, D-Osnabrück

Rarities Auctions No. 219-222, 30. October 2012 - 31. October 2012

Künker certainly capped off the 2012 auction year on a brilliant high note – realizing a total of 12.3 million EUR in hammer prices on October 30th and 31st. Edergold, Russian gold and the last part of the Hagander collection ensured, indeed, an endless row of highlights. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich

Auctions 209: Medieval and Modern Times, 17. October 2012 - 19. October 2012

Although the coins and medals from medieval and modern times did not fetch quite the same high prices as the ancient ones, the final prices were still of note and, some of them, sprang a surprise. more ]

Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG, CH-Zurich

Auction 66 and 67, 17. October 2012

Prestigious auction house Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG held two of its most successful sales to date on October 17, 2012 with its auctions of ancient coins from the celebrated Hunt and Huntington collections. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, D-Munich

Auctions 207-208: High-quality Ancient Coins; Ancient Coins and Lots, 15. October 2012 - 17. October 2012

After this Gorny & Mosch auction it would seem that just about all coins and medals are currently very much in demand! The top piece turned out to be an aureus of Pompeius that sold for a very substantial 161,000 EUR. more ]

Sincona, CH-Zürich

Auktion 7: Russian Coins and Medals, The Sincona Collection Part 1, 09. October 2012 - 12. October 2012

Lutz Neumann is really an old hand! Nevertheless there are sales that even impress him. Find here his report from the last Sincona sale of the most important Russian collection since Tolstoy in 1913. more ]

Künker, D-Osnabrück

Auctions 216-218, 08. October 2012 - 12. October 2012

With a total of 8.4 million in overall final bids, a 35 % increase, and only 277 lots still left for post-auction sale out of the approximately 5,700, Künker’s latest auction was another one for the books, full of record results. And it’s coins – be they ancient, medieval or modern era – that are currently fetching top prices. more ]

Kolbe & Fanning, USA Gahanna (OH)

Sale 126, 04. October 2012

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers held their 126th sale of important numismatic literature from around the world on October 4. The 1092-lot sale featured material from several different consignors and competition was strong for the early U.S. catalogues in particular. more ]

Baldwin’s, GB-London

Auction 76: Bentley Collection Part 2, 27. September 2012

The much anticipated public auction of part two of the Bentley Collection was held by Baldwin’s in London on the 27th September. Pre-sale interest had fuelled hopes that this incredible piece would set a new world record, and indeed, the auction sold for an incredible £2.25 million. more ]

Heritage, USA-Long Beach

Shoshana Collection of Judaean Coins, Part 2, 05. September 2012

In the Heritage Auctions Shoshana Collection of Judaean Coins, Part 2 event ancient Roman gold brings $203,150, five times the estimate. The whole auction which took place during the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo on September 5, 2012 brought over $1.5 million. more ]

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, USA-Pennsylvania

World’s Fair of Money Auction, 04. August 2012 - 10. August 2012

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio conducted the Official Auction of the August 2012 World’s Fair of Money from August 4-10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center selling over $3.7 million. Highlight was a high grade Oxford mint Triple Unit sold for $161,000. more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

Ancient, Islamic, British and World Coins and Medals Auction, 03. July 2012 - 04. July 2012

On July 3-4 2012 Morton & Eden hold their Ancient, Islamic, British and World Coins and Medals Auction. Besides others the sale featured part 1 of the James Everett Seaver Collection of Ancient Coins. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, Giessener Münzhandlung, Munich

Auction 206: Ancient Art, 20. June 2012

On June 20, 2012, Gorny & Mosch, Giessener Münzhandlung held its 206th auction in Munich. The highlight was again the Waltz Collection, with its 49 objects spanning Greek prehistory right through to Byzantine times. more ]

Münzenhandlung Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück

Auctions 210-215, 18. June 2012 - 22. June 2012

The prize piece of the Künker summer auctions, which took place from June 18th to 22nd in Osnabrück, was without a doubt the 1803 ducat of Prussian King Frederick Wilhelm III. But among the over 6,500 numbers there were many other interesting objects, too. more ]

Auktionshaus Lanz, D-Munich

Auction 154: Numismatic Rarities with Pollak Collection, 11. June 2012 - 12. June 2012

There were numerous rarities hidden among the offerings in auction house Numismatik Lanz’s auction catalogue 154, and collectors didn’t fail to find them. They were also clearly willing to spend a bit more in the process. more ]

Kolbe & Fanning, USA-Gahanna (OH)

125th mail-bid sale of numismatic literature, 07. June 2012

Kolbe & Fanning held their 125th mail-bid sale of numismatic literature on June 7, 2012. The sale featured remarkable material. This was reflected in the bidding activity, with customers from around the world vying for lots. more ]

Heritage Auctions, USA-Long Beach (FL)

U.S. Coins Signature® Auction, 31. May 2012 - 03. June 2012

During the U.S. Coins Signature® Auction gold rarities dominated the event. A 1879 Flowing Hair Stella leads the top ten realizing $184,000. more ]

Bonhams, USA-Los Angeles

Memorial Day auction of Rare Coins and Medals, 27. May 2012

Bonhams announces a strong result for its Memorial Day auction of Rare Coins and Medals that took place on May 27, 2012. The 730-lot sale brought more than $1.353 million and offered a diverse group of fresh to market rarities from various owners. more ]

Sincona AG, CH-Zurich

Auction 5 ‘Numismatic Rarities’ and Auction 6 ‘Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Literature’, 23. May 2012 - 25. May 2012

Sincona AG held its auctions 5 and 6 on May 23-25th in Zurich. Catalogue 5 ‘Numismatic Rarities’ contained 92 coins and medals of special rarity and / or beauty. The estimate of this catalogue was 2,161,000 Swiss Francs. The knock-down result was 2,905,000 Swiss Francs. more ]

Heritage Auctions, USA-Chicago

World & Ancient Coins CICF Auction, 25. April 2012 - 01. May 2012

A Pedro I gold 6400 Reis 1822-R and Joao VI (as King) gold 6400 Reis 1822-R top the offerings from Heritage at Chicago International Coin Fair event. However, strength was seen across many international offerings. more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

Four Iconic Greek Coins, 23. April 2012

Morton & Eden sold four iconic Greek coins on 23 April 2012. The four gems of ancient coinage attributed to famous masters were auctioned at record prices totalling an amount of £1,008,000 (US$ 1,622,880). more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

Important Coins of the Islamic World, 23. April 2012

On Monday 23 April 2012 at the Morton & Eden auction sale of ‘Important Coins of the Islamic World’ buyers showed a strong interest in the rare and exceptional objects. The 141 sold lots totalled an impressive £2,070,960 (US$3,334,246). more ]

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, USA-New York

April 2012 Hong Kong Sale, 31. March 2012 - 03. April 2012

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio conducted its April 2012 Hong Kong sale from March 31 to April 3, 2012 realizing an impressive total of $10,546,612. In three catalogs, the sale covered everything from Chinese coins and provincial issues to modern Chinese coins and paper money. more ]

Münzenhandlung Fritz Rudolf Künker

Auctions 204-209, 12. March 2012 - 16. March 2012

New record hammer price for a Medieval coin at Künker’s: the portrait denarius of Charlemagne, that had been estimated at 30,000 euros, was sold for 160,000 euros. That result was the outright highlight of the spring auction from March 12 to 16 in Osnabrück. more ]

Heritage Auctions, USA-New York

Shoshana Collection of Ancient Judaean Coinage, Part One, 08. March 2012 - 09. March 2012

A trio of historic Judaean coins realized nearly $3 million on March 8-9 as part of The Shoshana Collection of Ancient Judaean Coin, offered by Heritage Auctions. The whole auction realized $7,672,726. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, D-München

Auction week, 05. March 2012 - 08. March 2012

The auction week at Gorny & Mosch was full of surprises. From 5 to 8 March material ranging from Antiquity to Modern Times were auctioned. And one thing became apparent: Russian coins are brought back down to earth. The most expensive coin was an ancient specimen!
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A. Tkalec AG, Zurich

Finest quality at maximum prices, 29. February 2012

On February 29, 2012, auction A. Tkalec AG was conducted. 308 lots of superb quality were offered for sale. Pieces of finest quality reached excellent prices. more ]

Münzenhandlung Fritz Rudolf Künker, D-Osnabrück

Auctions 201-203, 02. February 2012

Auction house Künker has set a new record on the German market with 650,000 Euros. A Family Rouble of Russian Tsar Nicholas I struck in 1835 is the most expensive coin ever sold in Germany. more ]

Kolbe & Fanning, USA-Gahanna, Ohio

New York Book Sale 123, 07. January 2012

Kolbe & Fanning’s characterization of their January 7, 2012 New York Book Sale as “Small but Mighty” has turned out to be quite apt. Of the 350 lots in the sale, 305 sold for a total of $514,000, or an average price per lot of nearly $1700. more ]

Heritage, USA-New York

Signature® Orlando FUN Currency Auction, 05. January 2012 - 10. January 2012

In Heritage Auctions’ Orlando FUN Currency Event on January 5-20, 2012 the finest of three known $20 Nevada Red Seal notes from The Platte River Cash Hoard leads the way with $66,125 realized. A $10,000 note from the famous Binion’s Horseshoe display brings $63,250. more ]

Baldwin’s, GB-London

The Prospero Collection, 04. January 2012

The Prospero Collection has been auctioned by Baldwin as part of the New York Sale XXVII and the total for all 642 lots is approximately US$ 25,000,000, more than double the pre-sale estimate. The catalogue cover coin broke all previous world records for an ancient Greek coin, selling for a phenomenal US$ 3,250,000! more ]

Heritage Auctions, USA-New York

U.S. Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature® Auction, 04. January 2012 - 06. January 2012

On January 4-6 Heritage Auctions hold its U.S. Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature® Auction at Orlando, Florida. Top seller were a 1793 Chain Cent and a $5 Large Date gold coin: both brought $1.38 million. more ]

Heritage, USA-New York

World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction New York #3016, 02. January 2012 - 03. January 2012

A pair of South African rarities led all lots as Heritage’s first auction of 2012 brought in over $9 million in New York, January 2 and 3. All prices include a 15% Buyer’s Premium. A unique bronze 1928-SA pattern sovereign realized $184,000, around four times its estimated value. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, Giessener Münzhandlung, München

Auction 202 – Antiquities, 14. December 2011

On December 14, 2011 Gorny & Mosch auctioned objects of the Waltz Collection. The collected items spoke of the collector’s good taste and his technical expertise: Not a single piece was returned, maximum prices were guaranteed. The end result was of 2.2 million Euros. more ]

Münzenhandlung Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co. KG, D-Osnabrück

Auction 199-200, 13. December 2011 - 14. December 2011

On December 13 and 14, 2011 the auction house Künker closed the year 2011 with an additional and unusual fifth Christmas auction all shining with gold. The one and only complete collection of gold coins of the German Empire worldwide and the first part of an important Ottoman collection resulted in record prices. more ]

Numismatik Lanz, Munich

Auction 153 – Numismatic Rarities, 12. December 2011

Maximum prices for Byzantine empresses, Maria Theresia doubles her estimate and Italy is completely en vogue. The results of the latest Lanz auction show how strong the market is at the moment in every department... more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

C53: Chinese, Russian, British and World Orders, Decorations and Medals, 01. December 2011

The sale of orders, decorations and medals from various countries was dominated by Russian Orders, notably the Napoleonic War and Order of St George group of five. The sale also proved there is still strong demand for outstanding British gallantry awards... more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

C52: Coins, Banknotes and Historical Medals, 29. November 2011 - 30. November 2011

On November 29 and 30, 2011 at Morton & Eden’s collectors found many interesting offers. The famous Hackney Hoard eagles sold for a total of GBP 98,280. But a single-owner collection of modern Greek coinage rose interest too... more ]

USA-Winter Park, FL, Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC

Treasure and World Coin Auction #10, 25. October 2011 - 26. October 2011

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure and World Coin Auction #10 on October 25 and 26, 2011 was a success, garnering a new world record price in South American gold coins with the sale of a Brazilian gold monetary ingot for $218,500... more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

C51: A Collection of Exceptional Ancient Greek Coins, 24. October 2011

On October 24, 2011 at Morton & Eden’s a collection of exceptional ancient Greek coins was auctioned realizing GBP 4,071,156 (EUR 4,676,136, $6,518,842) for the total of 168 lots... more ]

Sincona AG, CH-Zürich

Fall auction, 24. October 2011 - 01. November 2011

Sincona AG in Zurich conducted its Fall auction from October 24 until November 1 with a remarkable offering of coins and medals. Russian and byzantine coins fetched high results, but chinese coins were very succesful as well... more ]

Gorny & Mosch, Giessener Münzhandlung, Munich

Auctions 199-201, 10. October 2011 - 14. October 2011

In the middle of October, another auction week of the Munich auction house Gorny & Mosch set up in cooperation with pro aurum numismatik was conducted. The market proved once again that today customers are willing to pay highest prices for interesting and well preserved coins – no matter the date, be it Antiquity, the Middle Ages or Modern Times... more ]

D-Osnabrück, Künker

Autumn auction No. 193-198, 26. September 2011 - 30. September 2011

During the autumn auction at Künker’s Part two of the Hagander collection was liquidated in Osnabrück. A total of 12 million Euros hammer price for roughly 8000 lots has been reached... more ]

Heritage, USA-New York

Combined Long Beach, CA numismatic auction, 07. September 2011 - 12. September 2011

With total prices realized across three auctions totaling more than $34 million, Heritage Auctions is celebrating its most successful combined Long Beach, CA numismatic auction events ever... more ]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-New York

ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction, 13. August 2011 - 20. August 2011

Stack’s Bowers Galleries realizes over $57.7 Million in live coin auctions in August. Those were held at the ANA World's Fair of Money in Chicago an in Hong Kong... more ]

Heritage, USA-New York

Signature U.S. Coin & Platinum Night Auction, 11. August 2011 - 12. August 2011

A unique proof 1855-S three dollar gold piece, a supreme rarity in the world of numismatics, brought $ 1,322,500 as the top lot of Heritage Auctions’ August 11-12 Signature U.S. Coin & Platinum Night Auction at the Marriott-Chicago O’Hare... more ]

D-Munich, Numismatik Lanz

Auction 151: Numismatic Rarities / Privy Council Diez Collection - Auction 152: Coins before the Turkish Assault, RBS Collection, 30. June 2011 - 01. July 2011

Impressive provenances and selected quality – those are the two criteria that make the price of a coin today. Auctions 151 and 152 again testified to that... more ]

Gorny & Mosch, Giessener Münzhandlung, Munich

Auction 198 - Antiquities, 29. June 2011

On June 29, 2011, auction house Gorny & Mosch conducted its auction of ancient art in Munich. On offer were numerous rarities and historically important pieces, which reached impressive prices... more ]

D-Osnabrück, Künker

Auction 188-192, 20. June 2011 - 24. June 2011

From June 20 to June 24, 2011 the German auction house Künker had its sale 188 to 192. The results? Convincing, as always. 7,000 lots sold for more than 9.2 million Euro hammer price... more ]

Stack Bowers and Ponterio, USA-New York

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Baltimore World 2011, 17. June 2011 - 18. June 2011

The Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Official Baltimore World Auction realizes over USD 2 million... more ]

GB-London, Morton & Eden

Auktionen C49 und C50, 09. June 2011 - 10. June 2011

June 23, 2011 – Orders awarded by Czar Alexander II to the diplomat who negotiated the deal for the United States to buy Alaska from Russia and his son sold for GBP 187,680 (Rub 8.5m, USD 307,791), in a sale by specialist auctioneers Morton & Eden in London on Friday June 10 (C50), 2011... more ]

USA-New York, Kolbe & Fanning

121st sale, 02. June 2011

The sale closed on June 2, 2011 and was one of the firm’s largest and most diverse sale offerings in several years. The estimates of the 1576 lots in the catalogue totaled USD 165,000; the sale, including the buyer premium, brought over USD 179,000... more ]

Millon & Associés, F-Paris

PCGS Coins, 31. May 2011

At the first European auction devoted primarily to PCGS-certified coins, the combined prices realized were remarkable 90.5 percent higher than the pre-sale estimates. The auction was conducted by the prominent French antiques and collectibles auction house Millon & Associés at gallery VV, Drouot in Paris on May 31, 2011... more ]

CH-Zürich, Nomos

Hype for coins from Thessaly, 10. May 2011

Nomos offered in Zurich an important part of the BCD collection: Thessaly. The prices were exorbitant. A stater of Alexander of Pherae was knocked down at 580.000 Swiss Francs, approximately 649.000 $. The collector himself will give us a few impressions of the sale. more ]

CH-Zürich, Tkalec

Tkalec sale in Zurich: Coins of the finest quality, 09. May 2011

On May 9, 2011 Tony Tkalec held his sale in Zurich. Connoisseurs could spot some marvelous coins. And they paid enormous prices. more ]

USA-Winterpark, Daniel Frank Sedwick

Results from the Daniel Frank Sedwick Auction 9 featuring the Fred Sedwick collection of Colombian coins, 26. April 2011 - 28. April 2011

On April 26-28, Daniel Frank Sedwick hold his Auction 9 featuring the Fred Sedwick collection of Colombian coins. 90 percent of the auction sold for $ 1.7 mio (including buyer’s fee). Several lots sold for record prices. more ]

Heritage, Chicago

Rosemont, IL Signature® World & Ancient Coins Auction, 18. April 2011

A 1928 Chinese “Auto Dollar” Year 17 KM-Y428, L&M-609, AU58 PCGS brought $74,750 ? a record price for the type ? as the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ $9.6+ million Rosemont, IL Signature® World & Ancient Coins Auction... more ]


Heritage-Gemini Signature Ancient Coins Auction, 14. April 2011

Outstanding ancient coins brought strong prices in the 2011 April Heritage-Gemini Auction, which took place at the Chicago International Coin Fair in Rosemont, IL on April 14. Overall, this auction realized over $3.3 million, including all buyer’s premiums... more ]

Morton & Eden, GB-London

Rarest of Islamic Coins at Morton & Eden, 04. April 2011

The Umayyad dinar, dated 105h and struck from gold mined at a location owned by the Caliph himself, was the second most expensive coin ever sold at auction... more ]

Stack Bowers, USA-New York

Baltimore Auction, 29. March 2011 - 02. April 2011

Stack’s Bowers Galleries realized $13,892,475 over eight U.S. and world sessions conducted March 29-April 2, 2011, continuing its lengthy tenure as the only official auctioneer of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo... more ]

Stack Bowers and Ponterio, USA-New York

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Official Baltimore World 2011, 29. March 2011 - 02. April 2011

U.S. and World Realization Totals Combine to Reach Nearly $14 Million... more ]

Gorny & Mosch

Auction 195-197, 07. March 2011 - 11. March 2011

With the impressive publication of the Dogan Collection “Ottoman Empire” the numismatic world became aware of this new collecting field. Now, Gorny & Mosch went one better with the Ede-Uçta Collection. It realized more than four times the estimate... more ]

Heritage, Tampa FL

FUN U.S. Coin auction, 10. January 2011

A 1907 rolled edge Indian Head eagle formerly belonging to Mint Director Frank A. Leach has sold for $ 2,185,000 to a Platinum Night floor bidder... more ]

Bowers & Merena

Tampa Bay Rarities Sale (California, USA), 10. January 2011

Malibu Collection Part II kicks-off promising year for numismatic auctions... more ]

Kolbe & Fanning, New York

Kolbe & Fanning Book sale, 08. January 2011

Ninety percent of the lots sold bringing 150 % of the total of their estimates or an average of well over $ 1,000 per lot... more ]

Stack’s-Bowers and Ponterio, New York

New York International Numismatic Convention, 07. January 2011 - 10. January 2011

Stack’s-Bowers and Ponterio Realize Nearly $8 Million at 2011 N.Y.I.N.C. more ]

New York

New York Sale XXV-XXVI, 05. January 2011 - 06. January 2011

The New York sale was very successful achieving extremely high prices for key pieces... more ]


Triton XIV auction, 04. January 2011 - 05. January 2011

Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. (CNG) recently concluded two immensely successful sales. Both sales set volume and price records for the company... more ]


World & Ancient Coins Auction, New York, 02. January 2011 - 03. January 2011

Rare gold led the way as the recent World & Ancient Coins Auction realized over $8.2 million January 2-3 in New York... more ]

Ponterio & Associates

Wa She Wong Collection, 03. December 2010 - 04. December 2010

The sale marks most important array of Chinese coinage offered at auction in 20 years. Over 300 anxious bidders bought the 1,107 lots with total sales reaching $10.7 million... more ]

Morton & Eden, London

Auction 47, 30. November 2010

Here are the Top Ten sales results from Morton & Eden's London sale of British War Medals and Decorations Russian and World Orders and Medals, on Tuesday November 30th, 2010... more ]

Teletrade, Irvine (California, USA)

Santa Clara Coin, Stamp and Collectibles Expo, 29. November 2010

Teletrade, the largest Internet auction company for certified coins and currency, wrapped up the Santa Clara Expo with the successful sale of 2,700 lots that realized $1,072,219... more ]

Spink, London

Sale 1008, Orders, Decorations, Campaign Medals & Militaria, 25. November 2010

The medals of Wing Commander R.F.T. 'Bob' Doe sold for 185,000 Pounds. Here you will find the history of this British hero... more ]

Spink, London

Sale 1008, Orders, Decorations, Campaign Medals & Militaria, 25. November 2010

The outstanding Great War July 1916 Somme Victoria Cross casualty group of four awarded to Second Lieutenant D.S. Bell, Yorkshire Regiment, was sold at Spink for £252,000... more ]

Morton & Eden, London

Islamic, Ancient, British and World Coins, 11. November 2010

The latest Morton & Eden auction No. 46 offered outstanding historical coins, medals and memorabilia... more ]

Heritage Stamford

COINFEST auction, 02. November 2010

Rare U.S. Coins continue to provide for steady, even stellar prices in a crawling national economy, as evidenced by Heritage’s $9.42 million COINFEST sale... more ]

Gorny & Mosch

Auction 190-193, 11. October 2010 - 14. October 2010

On October 11th to 14th, 2010, Gorny & Mosch / Munich conducted no less than four auctions: auctions 190 and 191 containing ancient coins, 192 with medieval and modern coins and... more ]

Numismatica Ars Classica

Sale 55 BCD Collection of Lokris and Phokis, 08. October 2010 - 08. October 2010

There are different ways that this subject can be approached, but... more ]

Lanz Numismatics / Munich

Auction 149 – Numismatic Rarities, 24. June 2010

Ships on coins: this motif is collected worldwide. But no attendant of the Lanz sale could have imagined before that a perfect bronze medallion of Perinthos featuring a warship could fetch 21.000 Euros instead of its estimate of 4.000 Euro. And this is just one of many interesting prices realized. more ]

Gorny & Mosch, Giessener Münzhandlung, Munich

Auction 189 – Antiquities, 23. June 2010

The result of this sale was impressive, about 1.87 Mio. And this auction once again showed, how interested collectors are in testimonies of past cultures. Of course, spectacular objects sold for spectacular prices, but especially the little, inconspicuous, but attractive pieces realized incredible prices. Just have a look at these ordinary oil lamps! more ]

Ponterio & Associates, Baltimore

Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo Sale, 17. June 2010 - 19. June 2010

Ponterio & Associates, a division of Bowers and Merena Auctions, realized $1,608,082 as the Official Auctioneer of the June 2010 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo. more ]

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers

Numismatic Booksellers, 03. June 2010

On Thursday, June 3, Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers held the second sale of the Stack Family Numismatic Library... more ]

Ponterio & Associates, Irvine / California

Auction, 12. March 2010

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Sale Gorny & Mosch, Munich

185-188, 08. March 2010 - 12. March 2010

From 8th to 12th March 2010, Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzhandlung held four auction sales. They featured 4.500 lots, which ... more ]

Künker / Osnabrück

Künker Auction in March, 08. March 2010 - 12. March 2010

"The Russians are selling like hotcakes again". That was the general consensus at ... more ]

Georg Frederick Kolbe, Crestville/CA

Book sale, 21. January 2010

Overwhelming results at the George Frederick Kolbe book sale of the Stack library...

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Ponterio & Associates

New York 01/2010, 08. January 2010 - 09. January 2010

Ponterio & Associates, Inc., the world and ancients auction division of Bowers and Merena Auctions, conducted its Official Auction of the January 2010 New York International Numismatic Convention and realized ... more ]

Baldwin / Dmitry Markov / M&M Numismatics, New York

THE NEW YORK SALE XXIII - XXIV, 06. January 2010 - 07. January 2010

Held as part of the 38th annual New York International Numismatic Convention, The New York Sale proved to be a ... more ]

Numismatik Lanz Munich and Numismatica Bernardi, Trieste / New York

Auction 148 Numismatic Rarities, 04. January 2010

Good prices for Roman gold. On January 4th, 2010, this year’s joint auction of the companies Lanz, Munich, and Numismatica Bernardi, Trieste, was conducted in New York. There was high demand for the numerous ancient gold coins that ... more ]

Heritage, New York

Canadiana Collection, 03. January 2010 - 04. January 2010

Heritage Auctions' World Coins division kicked off 2010 with a bang over the New Year's weekend at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan, setting an in-house record ... more ]

Astarte S. A., Lugano

Auction sales 20 and 21, 30. October 2009

A sensational range of offers of Russian coin rarities concluded the day of the Astarte S. A. company sale at the Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich. The hammer price of... more ]