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Stephen Album Rare Coins

Stephen Album Rare Coins Internet Auction 10 exceeded expectations with a total hammer price of $213,000 for 1,000 lots and a sell-through rate of 93.8%. Especially Chinese and Islamic Coins saw very high results, and some catalog prices will need an update.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

On the last day of auction 350 Künker celebrated the firm’s 50th anniversary. On this occasion the auction house presented itself with an outstanding result of 8.3 million euros for 2,195 lots. Here you can find the Top Ten of the auction sale.

MDC Monnaies de Collections, MC-Monte Carlo

MDC Monnaies de Collection’s numismatic auction 7 saw strong results for high quality coins and medals. Especially Modern French and British Gold coins were in high demand. A rare 1921 five pounds and an extremely rare sovereign almost hit the 1 million euro mark.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries

The Lulu Collection of Walking Liberty half dollars realized over $971,000 in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Costa Mesa Auction. This sets a new benchmark for quality and value in this popular category comprised of a certain set of half dollars.

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

Steve Album’s 40th auction in May was not full of six-figure items but with material collectors are looking for. You could find the finest known example of a 1932 riyal from Iraq, and a jacket money “cloth” from Taiwan. Again internet bidding was very strong.

Leu Numismatik

Leu Numismatik’s 16th Web Auction achieved excellent prices. The Bentsen Collection, Rhakotis-Collection and Tesserae-Collection were particularly popular with the bidders.

Heidelberger Münzhandlung, D-Heidelberg

The international coin trade is booming thanks to Covid. This affects the prices of coins of the German Empire, too. In Heidelberger Münzhandlung’s auction, pieces of outstanding quality achieved results that had previously been unheard of: 25,500 euros for 1 mark 1879 A and 17,750 euros for 5 marks “Eichbaum” 1930 E.

Nomos

Nomos e-sale Obolos 19 was a success selling 95% of all lots and more than doubling the total starting price. Alan Walker presents some interesting and honorable results of the sale.

Roma Numismatics

In Roma Numismatics’ E-Sale 83 1,824 lots went under the hammer, resulting in total sales of £341,974. Especially Roman coins hit notable results.

Dr. Busso Peus Nachf.

The spring auction of Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. exceeded all expectations. The total hammer prize almost doubled the estimate. Greek coins with excellent provenances and rare modern gold coins were particularly in demand.
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