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Review

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.

Heritage Auctions

Heritage offered historic and never-before-offered US coins. They yielded a trio of million-dollar lots. The sale with important selections from the Partrick and Simpson Collections raised $47,783,690 in total – 42 percent more than last year’s event!

Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold in their April 2021 Hong Kong auction the “Pinnacle Collection”. The 162 lots among them many coins not seen on the market for decades realized nearly $19.2 million featuring a Constantine Ruble sold for $2.64 million.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Stack’s Bowers Galleries set new records in their March 2021 Las Vegas Auction. The legendary 1822 Half Eagle sold for astonishing $8.4 million placing itself as the most valuable US Mint gold coin ever sold. And it was not the only US Mint record!

Künker, D-Osnabrück

Thanks to 2,300 bidders from all over the world, the total of Künker’s last auction sale resulted in almost twice its estimate. One reason for this success were outstanding collections. We present the top five from the Tesmer Collection of Brandenburg-Prussia and the top three from the extraordinary collection of Roman Alexandrian coinage.

Roma Numismatics

The 1,145 lots of Roma Numismatics Ltd.’s Auction XXI sold for over £4 million. The highest selling lot was a histamenon of two Byzantine empresses with a provenance going back to 1958.

Heritage Auctions

The Paramount Collection sold for a total of $41,941,592. Top lot was a British 5 Pound Pattern of 1937, which is now the most expensive British coin ever sold. And there were even more records.

Kolbe & Fanning

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers auctioned off highlights from the numismatic library of the late Richard Margolis. The sale attracted considerable attention from all over the world, with well over 250 bidders registering for the 539-lot sale.

Leu Numismatik

1.5 million CHF - more than five time the total estimated - was the result of Leu Numismatics’ 15th online auction highlighted by a wonderful drachm with the portrait of Poppaea and an aureus of Numerian.

Nomos AG

Over 98% of the 1,016 lots of Obolos 18 were sold. The total selling price of 750,189 CHF was more than double the estimate. Read Alan Walker’s presentation of some notable results.
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