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Numismatica Genevensis SA

Seven of the ten most expensive Geneva coins on record were sold at a single auction sale – Numismatica Genevensis’ Auction 18. The offer constituted the most comprehensive ensemble of coins from Geneva that we know of. On a side note, it is also worth mentioning that the other NGSA auctions fetched a total of 17 results in the six-digit range, one even in the seven-digit range.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-Costa Mesa, Ca

Stack’s Bowers sold in its Winter 2022 Showcase Auction over $23 million in US coins and currency. The focus was on Americana, U.S. colonial and federal coinage, and physical Bitcoins and Cryptocurrency featuring pieces from the Sydney F. Martin Collection.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

From 18 to 21 October 2022, Künker held one of its most important sales of ancient coins to date. We present the top ten results.

Heritage Auctions, USA-Dallas (TX)

A 1788 New Jersey Copper, MS63 Brown sold for $192,000 at Heritage Auctions’ sale of the “Estate of Mike Coltrane Collection”. The 86 lot event of US coins realized over $2.4 million.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

9.7m euros – that’s the result of the first part of Künker’s Fall Auction Sales. Thus, the total estimate of auctions 372 to 375 almost doubled! Here you can see the top five results for the first week of the Künker’s Fall Auction Sales and the front-runners of the special collections Netherlands, Hesse and Nuremberg.

Heritage Auctions, USA-Long Beach (CA)

At Heritage’s Long Beach Expo Auction an 1882 $100 gold certificate was sold for $750,000 leading the total result to $10,682,198.

Classical Numismatic Group, USA-Lancaster (PA)

A rare Greek gold stater from the Black Sea city of Pantikapaion drew frenzied bidding and reached $134,750 in the record breaking CNG Feature Auction 121.

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

Steve Album’s Auction 44 realized a strong $2.2 million with a sell-through rate of 95.2%, including some world record results. The Joe Sedillot Collection of world coins was instrumental in achieving these results.

Heritage Auctions, USA-Long Beach (CA)

Heritage realized for the first portion of the Bass Collection $20.5 million. A 1821 Half Eagle prompted 70 bids before rising to the top of the auction’s results. Proceeds will benefit Dallas-based nonprofits.

Heritage Auctions, USA-Rosemont

The combined Heritage sales of U.S. and World & Ancient Coins marked the largest combined sales ever by any auction house at an ANA-sanctioned auction.
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