Category Archives: countermarked coins

A Thrice Countermarked Tour of the Americas: Stack’s Bowers Auctions

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Countermarks have long served in the role of “repurposed numismatics”, with a host coin issued under the auspices of one authority being appropriated by another sometime down the road. The concept of repurposing coins is not new and often involves the melting down of […]

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Countermarked Holed Coins of the Philippines in Stack’s Bowers Auction

By Kyle Ponterio – Senior Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… The countermark series of the Philippines is quite vast with a whole array of coins serving as hosts. Utilizing coins ranging from the Spanish colonial period to the early republics of the Americas, and even some from Europe, these countermarks are usually applied […]

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Lyall Collection realizes $800,000

By any standard, the Dix Noonan Webb sale of the Lyall Collection of cut and countermarked coins on Sept. 25 was an outstanding success.
Too often in recent years the sales of specialized collections have failed to live up to their pre-sale hype

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Coin Auctions – The Ray Czahor Collection of Countermarked Philippine Coins

The Ray Czahor Reference Collection of Philippines Countermarks By Kyle Ponterio – Stack’s Bowers As the year comes to a close the Stack’s Bowers Galleries NYINC auction is right around the corner. From among the many foreign and ancient coins and banknotes, we take a moment here to spotlight the Philippines section and in particular […]

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