Künker was able to offer as many as eleven special collections in its Spring Auction Sales 2023. 4,300 lots realized a total of 15.4m euros. A medal fetched the most expensive hammer price of 525,000 euros. Read on to learn about the top pieces of the second part of Künker’s Spring Auction Sales.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-Costa Mesa
In the Stack’s Bowers 2023 Spring Expo Auction a 1792 US cent in copper was the top performer selling for $576,000. The sale realized a total of over $28.5 million. A special session was dedicated to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency coins.
The Wolf Collection was the undisputed highlight of Künker’s auction sales of ancient coins in March 2023. The many pieces with outstanding provenances brought impressive results. The Republican denarii of the Bauss Collection even fetched three times their estimate.
Heritage’s World Paper Money Signature Auction in March 2023 realized over $2 million. An uncirculated example of the first Canadian banknote to feature a child portrait of the eventual Queen, Elizabeth II, sold for $132,000.
A total result of almost 10m euros for 730 lots, 15 six-digit hammer prices, the leading piece selling for 420,000 euros – that is the roundup of Künker’s Berlin Auction Sales.
Stephen Album Rare Coins, USA-Santa Rosa (CA)
Strong bidding was seen at Stephen Album Rare Coins’ Auction 45. The total price realized was $2,946,510 (including buyer’s fees) from an estimate of 1.5 to $1.95 million.
In February 2023, Cayón offered more than 650 Spanish coins from the reign of Carlos III. Only one lot was unsold, and many coins brought high results.
Heritage Auctions, USA-Long Beach (FL)
A unique 1855-S Three Dollar Gold coin from the Bender Family Collection, sold for a record $2.16 million to lead Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction to $14,576,527.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-New York
The Anthony J. Taraszka Collection of Polish coins was a highlight in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ sale at NYINC 2023. The auction saw strong prices across the numismatic spectrum, realizing an impressive $16,613,761.
Classical Numismatic Group, USA-New York
At CNG’s Triton XXVI during NYINC 2023 a unique 10-aurei gold medallion of Roman Emperor Diocletian was sold for $2.327 million – the record for the highest price paid for a Roman Imperial coin so far.