Tuesday, 11.08.2020

Review

Nomos AG, CH-Zurich

Nomos 20 with its 476 lots was a big success for the Nomos AG, with a total hammer price of CHF 1,952,397. Alan Walker presents some of the notable results in his usual sweeping manner.

Heritage Auctions

A China 1910 Yunnan Silver Dollar realized an outstanding $660,000 USD at a Heritage Auctions sale June 12, 2020. This is one of the highest prices ever paid for any Chinese coin.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

Künker’s Summer Auction Sales started with a record! On 22 June 2020, the most expensive taler ever auctioned off was sold for 180,000 euros. And this incredible result “only” made the taler the third most expensive coin of the auction...

Roma Numismatics

Roma Numismatics E-Sale 72 was a big success. 2,033 lots went under the hammer, resulting in total sales of £353,961 being achieved. Any lots that did not already sell in the auction are now available to purchase at fixed prices.

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

Auction 37 set a new record for Stephen Album Rare Coins with a total price realized of $1.85 million. A Chinese Pavilion dollar sold for an astounding price of $130,900 – more than three times the previous sales records for a Pavilion dollar.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-Santa Ana, Ca.

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2020 Auction continued the trend of exceptional prices realized. Over $5 million was realized in the June sale across United States coins, tokens and medals, achieving 114% of the pre-sale estimate on sold lots.

Cayón Numismática

Cayón Numismática had an extremely busy June with four auctions. For the auction house, it was worth it. The activity has been terrific with many new clients, strong bids and extremely good results.

Long Beach Expo U.S. Coins Auction

As the Long Beach Expo was cancelled, Heritage moved their expo auction to their website. And it was a success nevertheless: the U.S. Coins portion of the auctions brought a combined $11,051,014. Top lots were a pair of rare Indian Eagles sold for high six-figure sums each.

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, HK-Hong Kong

Although rescheduled and in jeopardy of cancellation due to worldwide efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, Stack’s Bowers and Ponterios Hong Kong Auction was a big success, with $13,207,382 total prices realized.

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).
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