Category Archives: Token Auction

Month-Long Metals and Tokens and Currency Auctions From Heritage

The latest Month-Long auction from Heritage Auctions features Metals and Tokens in its offering of a selection of Certified American Tokens and Medals. Open for bidding now, this auction concludes with a live session at 6 PM CT on October 29. The vast majority of the Metals and Tokens offerings in this auction are either […]

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The “Horse Gaming Tokens” of Szechuan

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Much like the American pastime poker often involving some friendly monetary wagering, so too it is for Mahjong in a large portion of the Far East. Though playing cards have been around for over a millennium, likely being introduced in the 9th century CE […]

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A Bear-y Fun Bowling Token: Heritage Auctions

Did you know that a Civil War Token was minted that has a bear on one side and a bowling pin on the other? Civil War Tokens are actively collected by both Civil War history buffs and coin collectors, and Heritage Auctions will be offering a fun example of this token as lot #41001 in […]

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Big Sky Collection of Montana Tokens Part 2 Featured in August Collectors Choice Online Auction

By Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… The Big Sky Collection is an outstanding and comprehensive cabinet comprising thousands of trade tokens and related items from Montana and Montana Territory. This collection was assembled by a dedicated enthusiast over decades, and many of these tokens may not be available again for a long time. The collection includes […]

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Certified American Tokens & Medals Offered in August Heritage Auction

Heritage’s latest Month-Long auction highlights exonumia in its offering of a selection of Certified American Tokens and Medals. Open for bidding now, this auction concludes with a live session at 6 PM CT on August 22. The vast majority of the offerings in this auction are either Hard Times Tokens or Civil War Tokens – […]

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Canadian Tokens of Douglas Robins Collection Part II up for Bidding

The April World Coins Signature Auction from Heritage featured the Douglas Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens – simply the finest collection of Canadian tokens to have ever been offered in a single auction. This collection was given its own catalog, which is certain to become a key reference in the field. Now, as a part […]

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Holabird Western Americana Collections 4-Day Big Tent Online Auction April 16-19

The categories include philatelic and numismatic, mining, Americana, railroad   A huge, four-day, online-only Big Tent Auction packed with nearly 3,100 lots of philatelic and numismatic, mining, Americana, railroad collectibles and more will be held Thursday thru Sunday, April 16-19, by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC, starting at 8 am Pacific time (11 am Eastern) […]

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Daniel Mendoza and the Ascent of Modern Combat Sports on Conder Tokens

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… ​Though neither pugilistic technique—be it in boxing or in MMA (mixed martial arts)—nor the idea of pay-per-view are anything new, these concepts weren’t always the case in the world of combat sports and entertainment. Prior to the late 18th century, boxers generally stood still, […]

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Heritage to Offer Douglas Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens at World Coins Signature Auction

One of the highlights of the upcoming Heritage April 20-24 World Coins Signature Auction is the Douglas Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, possibly the finest collection of Canadian tokens to have ever been offered in a single auction. This collection will enjoy its own catalog, which is certain to become a key reference in the […]

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Q. David Bowers on Stack’s Americana Sale – February 5-7, 2015

by Q. David Bowers – Stack’s Bowers Each year at this time, and in some years at other times as well, we hold an Americana Sale. The focus is on numismatics of our country with special emphasis on tokens, medals, documents, paper money, and archival items apart from the mainstream of federal coinage 1792 to date, although […]

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