By John Kraljevich – Numismatic Consultant, Stack’s Bowers …… Download your free copy of the catalog or view online In November 2019, before the world of coin shows and everything else was turned on its ear, the first offering of coins from the E Pluribus Unum Collection was a throwback to the golden days […]
Eleven Sessions of U.S. Coins and Paper Money Bring a Total of More Than $37.5 Million The Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2020 Auction marked a successful kick-off to the firm’s 2020 season of flagship U.S. coin sales. Originally scheduled to take place in Baltimore alongside the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Spring Expo, the auction […]
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As one of the largest surviving Roman gold medallions, this piece is one of only two known. circa 308 CE Eight-Aureus Gold Medallion On April 5, 2011, the auction firm Numismatica Ars Classica sold a rare Roman gold aurei medallion, which established what auction officials claimed was a new world record price. The Auction which […]
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The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the March 2018 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo was one of the most dynamic and impressive Baltimore sales in recent memory. The entire event realized a total over $24.6 million, including $14.2 million in U.S. coins sold across six sessions. The significant offering of fresh and premium quality […]
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By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC …… If the heart of collecting is visual and intellectual stimulation mixed with historical study, then the “Admiral Vernon” medals crafted in England in the period 1739-1741 are the perfect collectibles. The sheer number of different varieties of these medals makes collecting them both challenging and feasible. Fascination with these […]
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By Geoffrey Bell Auctions and Toronto Coin Expo …… Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. will be offering rare Canadian Indian Chief Medals at the Toronto Coin Expo public numismatic auction on September 27 & 28. These historic pieces of Canadian history are not to be missed. Just seeing one can be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. In early […]
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Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have released our first catalogue devoted to numismatic exonumia: tokens, medals, badges, scrip and related items that pertain in some way to the coin collecting field. Examples include tokens issued by coin dealers or collectors, medals depicting prominent collectors or scholars, badges produced for coin shows, “Good For” tokens […]
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By TOREX ….. Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. (GBA) will be offering a number of rare coin and banknote collectibles via floor and Internet bidding on Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30. This auction will be held in conjunction with the Toronto Coin Expo (TOREX) happening this weekend on September 30 & October 1. Both […]
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Unique medal struck in nearly 30 ounces of “pure California gold” offered Sept. 17 in joint event celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Rail Splitter The spectacular 1852 medal honoring the revered Kentucky native and statesman Henry Clay makes its first public appearance in “Lincoln and his Times“, a special, joint auction event September 17 […]
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Spink USA are pleased to announce the auctioning of a rare distinguished service order medal group. It is a testament to one man’s hard work and determination to serve his country even in the face of injury, hardship and terror on the high seas. Captain Gervase William Heaton’s D.S.O. and Bar, O.B.E. Group of Ten […]
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As one of the largest surviving Roman gold medallions, this piece is one of only two known. circa A.D. 308 8-Aureus Gold Medallion On April 5, 2011, the auction firm Numismatica Ars Classica sold a rare Roman gold aurei medallion, which established what auction officials claimed was a new world record price . The Auction […]
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NGC-certified world coins highlight Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ official auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money The Stack’s Bowers auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money will be held August 9-13, 2016, in Anaheim California. It features a number of exceptional NGC-certified world coins. Below is a list of highlights: U.S. Coins & Medals […]
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By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From cotton to cash: how to (actually) make a euro Reinhold Gerstetter is responsible for the design of the euro banknotes. Fans of the old Deutsche Mark may recognize his work – he drew the faces on their last edition, before Germany […]
By Dix Noonan Webb …… A historically important Polar Medal awarded to a heroic Irish sailor who was one of five men chosen by the explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton to accompany him on what is arguably the greatest open-boat journey of all time is to be auctioned by Dix Noonan Webb in London on 22 […]
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The medals belonging to a pioneering scientist are set to go under the hammer in London on 21st July in the Spink sale of Orders, Decorations, Campaign Medals and Militaria. Of particular note within the sale are two most interesting items. Lot 167 and 168 were awarded to a Dr Harold King; who is most […]
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Spink & Son, Ltd. is particularly excited about this November’s auction of Orders, Decorations, Campaign Medals and Militaria taking place in London on the 19th. Within this sale are three incredible pieces that have intriguing and exciting stories of both Military and Hollywood legend. These superb items are sure to make the auction charged with […]
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Nobel prize medal was Awarded to Central Nervous System Research Pioneer Dr. Alan Lloyd Hodgkin By Nate D. Sanders Auctions…. The 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Dr. Alan Lloyd Hodgkin sold tonight for US$795,614 by Nate D. Sanders Auctions. It was the only 13th Nobel Prize to go under the hammer. […]
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18th Century Tokens that have been hidden from the public for over half a century had their first outing in A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd’s Auction 92 on Tuesday 30th September. With every one of the lots offered in the sale finding a buyer, for a sale total of £285,000, competition both in the […]
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