Wednesday, 27.05.2020

Review

Taisei Coin Corporation

“Una and the Lion” was the highlight of the Taisei Auction on May 3, 2020. This numismatic icon of Great Britain realized 86,500,000 Yen (about $810,000 USD).

Heritage Auctions, USA-Dallas

The Central States Numismatic Society Auctions, relocated from Chicago to the Heritage Headquarter in Dallas, was a full success. More than $33.6 million in rare coins and currency changed hands, with more than 6,800 people participating in the auction online.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

The Künker Spring Auction Sales took place in the middle of rise of the worldwide corona crisis. The concern was enormous: how would the collectors react? In brief: the mood was positive and participation was high overall. For the more than 6,500 lots, Künker realized over 10 million euros surpassing the estimate for the sales that had been set at around 6.7 million euros.

Roma Numismatics, GB-London

In Auction XIX, 1,083 lots went under the hammer, resulting in total sales across the two days of £3,362,830 being achieved. Any lots that did not already sell in the auction are available to purchase at fixed prices on the recently created shop page on the Roma Numismatics website.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, Santa Ana (CA)

Although moved to Santa Ana the “Baltimore auctions” of Stack’s Bowers Galleries were record-setting: in total, the Brent Pogue Collection realized $131,298,560 after Part VI and VII, consisting of masterpieces of US coins and paper money, was now sold.

Heritage Auctions, USA-Long Beach, CA

Heritage’s Long Beach Expo auctions featuring U.S. Coins achieved stunning $ 13 million. The hammer price of the Harvey B. Jacobson Collection of Liberty Eagles summed up to $3,220,896 with the 1875 Liberty Eagle realizing $360,000.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

1,077 lots were auctioned off in Berlin. The total estimate had been €7.2 million. The final result amounted to about €10 millions. We present the top ten of the auction sale.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-New York

One highlight at Stack’s Bowers Galleries NYINC sale was a stunning 1692 5 Guineas from Great Britain graded NGC MS-62 that realized $312,000. Specialized collections like the Kyle Ponterio Collection of Countermarked issues were also in the center of attention.

Heritage Auctions, USA-Orlando, FL/ New York, NY

Heritage’s World & Ancient Coins January 2020 sales have surpassed $17m with a world auction record for a “Una and the Lion” selling for $690,000. The U.S. coins sales were led by a $2,160,000 bid for a 1927-D Double Eagle, the rarest regular-issue of a 20th century American coin.

Classical Numismatic Group, USA-New York

With the likes of the famous Brutus Denarius, and the only gold coin with a portrait of Charlemagne, CNGs Triton auction at the New York International Numismatic Convention offered great rarities and famous collections that altogether realized over $13 Million.
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