Tuesday, 24.11.2020


Cayón Numismática

Cayón’s Spanish copper collection and the gold e-auction sold both very well. E-auction 68 had a sell-through rate of almost 100% and increments of almost 300%. Especially the Spanish coins hit high prices.

Morton & Eden, GB-London

Morton & Eden sold in their recent Auction many high quality and rare coins, medals, plaquettes, and banknotes. Highlights were a mint state five-guineas from 1701 and a rare 10 ducats of Albrecht von Wallenstein.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

With a record-breaking total result of more than 14 million euros, Künker’s Fall Auction Sales have almost doubled their estimate of 7.4 million euros. We present the five most expensive lots of the auction week as well as the surprise of the sale: a lot with an original estimate of only 500 euros.

Dr. Busso Peus Nachf., D-Frankfurt

The 427th auction of Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. was a big success and proves again that top quality is in demand as never before. Especially the Graeculus Collection and rare modern coins went high in price.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice Online Auction for the first time exceeds the $1 million threshold. The over 2,500 lots of the October sale had a sell-through rate of 93.2% and the total hammer price reached $1.22 million.

Roma Numismatics, GB-London

Roma Numismatics’ Auction XX resulted in the highest grossing sale ever to be held by the auction house. Undisputed highlight was the EID MAR in gold setting a new record price selling for 2.7 million pound.

Nomos AG

In Nomos auction Obolos 16 over 96% of all lots were sold. Particularly Corinthian and Corinthian type staters were much in demand. Alan Walker gives an overview and presents some notable results in his usual witty way.

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, HK-Hong Kong

The Hong Kong October auction of Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio contained over 4,600 lots. Chinese patterns were the top performers. Leading the way was a “long-whisker” pattern dollar from China’s final emperor that sold for $456,000.

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

The Stephen Album Rare Coins Auction 38 in September 2020 set a new record for the firm with a total hammer price of $2.10 million and a sell-through rate of 94.5% for the floor sessions. The rarities, especially from the sections China and World, exceeded all expectations.

Heritage Auctions, US-Dallas

Heritage Auctions offer the legendary Simpson Collection of rare and important US coins. The first portion with 349 chosen items was sold on September 17th. A 1894-S Barber Dime realized $1.5 million.