Thursday, 14.11.2019

Review

Künker, D-Osnabrück

A representative issue to the weight of 20 ducats, minted on behalf of Bavarian Duke Charles Albert in 1739 sold for 200,000 euros. And that was not the only spectacular price realized at Künker’s fall auctions.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

From 5-12 October 2018 Auction house Künker offered many special collections and rarities from various fields of numismatic interest. Watch the results of auctions 311-315 in these films.

Dix Noonan Webb, GB-London

Bob Lyall’s collection of cut and countermarked coins produced a classic ‘white glove sale’ at Dix Noonan Webb on 25 September 2018. The auction’s star was the only recorded countermarked 22 Guilders from Essequibo & Demerara which sold for £55,200.

Stephen Album Rare Coins, USA-Santa Rosa, CA

Stephen Album Rare Coins held its Auction 32 on September 13-14, 2018 at its offices in Santa Rosa, CA. The auction realized $1.54 million (total hammer price including buyer’s fees) and a world record for a particular Kuang Hsu Kirin.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-Philadelphia (PA)

Part II of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of US Paper Money was offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries. The 70 unique, extremely rare and finest known pieces and type notes in incredible condition realized $9,652,860, with two notes bringing over $1 million each.

Heritage Auctions, USA-Philadelphia

Three coins highlighted Heritage’s ANA Auctions: A newly discovered 1854-S $5 Gold Coin sold for $2.1m, a 1792 Gold Piece supposed to have belonged to George Washington realized $1.74m, and Spain’s Legendary ‘First Dollar of the Americas’ realized $528,000.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-Philadelphia (PA)

Over $21.1 Million in US coins were sold and records set at Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ auction from August 14-22, 2018. The finest known 1913 Liberty Head nickel brought $4,560,000.

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, HK-Hong Kong

The Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio August Hong Kong Auction realized $4.08 million. With $360,000 far and away the highest price. This hammer price belongs to a Chinese gold coin from 1992.

Cayón Numismática, E-Madrid

Cayón Subastas hold a sale in Madrid on July 3, 2018. About 1,000 lots were distributed in four parts. Almost 250 lots were made up by a very important collection of Iberian denarii. Top lot was an extremely rare Gerona 1809 Spanish silver crown which realised 32,400 euros.

Heritage Auction, HK-Hong Kong

Led by strong bidding across the board, especially for Chinese coins and currency, Heritage Auctions’ World Coins & Ancient Coins Auction (28-29 June 2018) and its World Currency Auction (27-29 June 2018) in Hong Kong combined to bring $4.38 million.
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