Monday, 21.10.2019

Review

Künker, D-Osnabrück

The pre-sale estimate of the four summer auctions rose from 5.7 million euros to a total price realized at 8.3 million euros. The splendid specialized collections in particular allured more than 2,000 national and international bidders, 300 of which were present at the auction.

Heritage Auctions, USA-Long Beach (CA)

Elite private collections of the finest U.S. coins known to exist powered Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach Expo events in June 2018 to $18.1 million. During the show a unique 1792 Washington President gold eagle was unveiled in first public pre-auction showing since 1890.

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

Stephen Album Rare Coins’ Auction 31 in May 2018 did not have ‘big ticket items’ as the auction house stated. But nevertheless bidding was strong because collectors could find numerous interesting pieces for their collections, especially from South-East Asia.

Daniel Frank Sedwick, USA-Winter Park (FL)

A unique, early American regulated $15 gold coin marked by Boston goldsmith Joseph Edwards, Jr. drew intense bidding during Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 23, held online May 15-16, 2018. Overall, the auction featured 2,001 lots and realized $1.65 million.

Sincona AG, CH-Zurich

In May of 2018 Sincona held its 46th and 47th auction. A so-called “Stirnlocken-Vreneli” was sold at 130,000 CHF, a ten ducat piece of the city of Berne won the bid at 190,000 CHF and a mohur of the Indian freethinker Akbar found a new home at 140,000 CHF.

Heritage Auctions, USA-Chicago

Hobby-changing discoveries of World and U.S. coins paced Heritage Auctions’ late April Chicago Coin Expo & Central States Numismatic Society auctions to $38,150,247, registering a 99 percent sell-through rate by value and lot for U.S. Coins.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

Künker presents the most interesting results in a film.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

More than 3,000 bidders with 400 present in Osnabrück: Künker’s spring auctions were a full success. The 6,700 lots rose from a total estimate of 7.3 M to 11 M euros. The gold coins of Mecklenburg and Lübeck were particularly sought-after, as well as the coins of the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire.

Poinsignon Numismatique, F-Strasbourg

On 7 February, 2018, R. & A. Poinsignon offered 192 lots from the Bongard Collection. This outstanding event presented arguably one of the most important collections of Celtic coins of the past decades with a world record for Celtic bronze according to the auctioneer.

Künker, D-Berlin

On February 1, 2018 the 13th Berlin-auction of the Osnabrück auction house Künker took place. The 1,113 lots, which were estimated at 6 m. euros, attained an impressive overall result of 10 m. euros. Three special collections all doubled their estimate.
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