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.
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.
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%.
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.
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 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.