Category Archives: Elizabeth I

Incredible Semi-Dated Elizabethan Gold Pound at Stack’s Bowers NYINC 2021 Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Few English monarchs have had such a storied and pivotal reign as Elizabeth I, ruling for nearly 45 years until her death in 1603. The daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, she ascended to the throne in 1558 following the […]

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Experience a Virtual Reality Tour at the Money Museum

Museum enthusiasts, history aficionados and coin collectors can explore the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Money Museum exhibit, “Money of Empire: Elizabeth to Elizabeth”, in a new 360-degree virtual reality tour that can be viewed from a computer or a VR headset. Visitors can experience close-up images of many of the exhibit’s objects, allowing views from […]

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World Coin Profiles: Finest Known Gold Ship Ryal of Elizabeth I

Our upcoming April 22-27 Central States World Coins Signature Auction features an absolutely spectacular Elizabeth I (1558-1603) gold “Ship” Ryal of 15 Shillings, graded MS64 by PCGS. This piece’s very survival seems miraculous. It is one of the rarest and most popular coins of Elizabeth I’s reign, absent from most British collections in any condition, […]

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Mike Markowitz: The Coins of Shakespeare

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek …..   Shakespeare’s works are rich in allusions to coins. Such references were meant to bring his audiences into closer identification with the play by mentioning a familiar aspect of life … The Elizabethan was familiar with many foreign coins not only because of trade with the Continent, but because […]

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English Coin Rarities to Star in JustCollecting’s November 14 Auction

A look at three of the most intriguing numismatic pieces in JustCollecting’s November 14 Prestige Collectibles Auction JustCollecting’s online November 14 Prestige Collectibles Auction, hosted on Invaluable, features a wealth of prize coins, postage stamps, and rare memorabilia. Ranging from ancient Greek to 19th-century British, the coin selection offers some tantalizing prospects for numismatists. James […]

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Handsome Selection of British and Related Coins Offered in Stack’s Bowers June World CCO Auction

By Kyle Ponterio – Senior Numismatist & Cataloguer, Stack’s Bowers …… This week we feature a handsome selection of British and related items from our June Collectors Choice Online (CCO) Ancient & World Coins Auction taking place June 27, 2019. Many high grade, attractive and collectible examples will be offered, in gold, silver and base […]

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New Exhibit Takes Center Stage at ANA Money Museum

“Money of Empire: Elizabeth to Elizabeth” The British Empire, more than any other, set the stage for the modern world in which we live. From small origins during the late 16th century, the British Empire expanded to become the largest empire in history and the most powerful global economic and military power for over a […]

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Lion Dollar, Beautiful Bavarian Pattern 3 Mark Coin Among Highlights From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics …… We will be attending the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) from January 10-13, 2019. If you would like us to bring any specific items for your examination at the show please contact us at your earliest convenience. New Inventory These five items are just a sample of the 560 recent […]

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English trade coin failed to satisfy

Queen Elizabeth I
Collectors in the United States are well aware of the Trade dollar that was first issued in 1873. There was too much silver being mined in the American West, and this coinage was an attempt to send the surplus silver to the Orient, especially China.
Within a few years, the British and Japanese governments also issued trade dollars

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Gold Sovereigns & Triple Unites Lead British Gold Coins Auctioned in New York

News & Analysis – World Coin Rarities, markets, & collecting #402 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds …..   Among all the coin auctions conducted in New York from Monday, January 8 to Sunday, January 14, there was no one single collection sold that was overwhelming or epic in nature. The main news story of the […]

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Inaugural Exhibit of Tyrant Collection – Treasures Includes First USA Display Of Rare 1937 Edward VIII Proof Set

The first public display of a portion of the extensive numismatic treasures in the recently revealed Tyrant Collection (www.TheTyrantCollection.com) will be at the February 22 – 24, 2018 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongBeachExpo) and will feature a $15 million exhibit of historic English coins. Labeled “The Tyrants of the Thames,” […]

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Exceptional Fine Sovereign of Elizabeth I at Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stacks Bowers …… This preview for our January 2018 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) Auction hails from the Golden Age of English history, the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. One of the most famous historical events to occur in her long and illustrious reign was the sinking […]

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Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction of World & Ancient Coins Realizes $4.86 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries rang in the New Year with tremendous results at the January New York International Auction. An excellent array of coins was anchored by several superb collections, including Selections from the Estate of Richard Doty, Selections from the Michael Druck Collection, The Mezo Toth Kalman Collection, The Dr. Michael Popoff Collection and Selections […]

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Silver Coins from English Civil War Discovered

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ……. During one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of Britain, the three-part conflict known as the English Civil War (1642-1651), there were undoubtedly a great deal of lives and personal wealth lost to the carnage. A portion of this lost wealth has now emerged from the […]

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Ring in the New Year with the 2017 Stacks Bowers NYINC Auction

  Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to share details of their forthcoming Stacks Bowers NYINC Auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins, held in conjunction with the prestigious New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). This event will be held January 12-14 2017 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in vibrant Midtown Manhattan in […]

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World Coins – Affordable Fourpence Silver Groats of King Henry VIII

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #361 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Henry VIII is the most famous king in the history of England, and perhaps had the most impact on history of any English king. His second daughter, Queen Elizabeth I, may be […]

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