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Stephen Album Rare Coins

Stephen Album Rare Coins held its Auction 39 from 21st to 25th January 2021. The bidding totaled $1.94 million (including buyer’s fees) on a pre-sale estimate of $1.08 million with a sell-through rate of 95.2%.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

What a strong start! The 721 lots of the first Künker auction in the anniversary year realized a total amount of 9.3 million euros! We present the top ten.

Dix Noonan Webb

An extremely fine and rare 50 Shilling of Oliver Cromwell sold for £471,200 in a Dix Noonan Webb auction in January. This is a world record price for a Cromwellian coin which was caused by its quality and its rarity: only 12 specimens are believed to exist.

Classical Numismatic Group

CNG’s Triton XXIV sale offered a choice selection of the most famous ancient coins like a Pantikapaion stater and an EID MAR denarius. However, the most expensive coin was another one.

Heritage Auctions

It’s a time of records: Heritage sold the world’s most valuable gold coin for $9.36 million as well as five US coins for more than $2 million each. The events scheduled for the FUN and the NYINC realized in total $90,687,367.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Stack’s Bowers Galleries held their official NYINC auction in California as the convention could not take place. Thanks to the recently acquired Coins in Motion technology the online participation was vivid.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries

During their December Auction Stack’s Bowers sold the second part of the Larry H. Miller collection including some of the greatest rarities in US numismatics. The 1804 Class I Original Draped Bust dollar became the most expensive US coin sold in 2020.

Nomos AG

Nomos' web-auction Obolos 17 closed with almost 97% of the lots sold and a total hammer price of 359,630 CHF. Alan Walker presents some honorable results in his usual witty way.

Nomos AG, CH-Zurich

Nomos 21 was an outstanding auction with 396 mainly ancient high quality coins. Alan Walker presents the most spectacular coins offered in the auction: a famous tetradrachm of Naxos, and the Libertas Americana Medal commissioned by Benjamin Franklin in 1783.

Heidelberger Münzhandlung

Top prices for Nuremberg talers, the most expensive Nuremberg pfennig and the most expensive silver coin of the Kingdom of Westphalia: there were a lot of surprises in Heidelberger Münzhandlung’s auction 80, even though the records that are currently being achieved in the coin trade can almost no longer be called a surprise.
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