The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo featured an array of five-to-six-figure items, together with thousands of collector coins, medals, tokens, and paper money at every budget... read more »
Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter.
This week, numismatic researcher and writer Dick Johnson shares this remembrance... read more »
By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek……….
Mass murder… domestic terrorism… swastikas… are they really on American medals and tokens?
In the first two installments of Spotlight on So-Called Dollars, we touched on the... read more »
On this Valentines Day, 2014, we figure we’d add in a numismatic twist. Love tokens are generally defined as coins where one side (or sometimes both sides) has been smoothed down and engraved with initials, names, phrases and/or scenes.... read more »
by Thomas K. DeLorey ………….
Many U.S. numismatic items have been counterfeited or otherwise imitated over the years, some so often that authenticators such as myself are automatically suspicious of them. Near the head... read more »
One of the most impressive and historical collections of British gold coinage auctioned in the United States will fall under the gavel at Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money — the largest national... read more »
Struck On 2013 American Silver Eagles
The Combined Organizations Of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America is kicking off its 30th Anniversary Celebration with a limited-edition medal struck on a 2013 American Silver Eagle! It features CONECA’s... read more »
Richard Burdick, Member, Love Token Society
Interviewer: David Lisot……….
A romantic aspect of coin collecting includes love tokens.
These are coins that have been engraved or enameled to show affection for someone or to commemorate... read more »
The 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine awarded to Dr. Francis Harry Compton Crick, along with Drs. James Dewey Watson and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins, for “…their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic... read more »
Dies worked by famed German sculptor and satirist offered in three parts beginning 17-22 April, 2013 in Chicago, IL
The first of more than 1,200 original dies and hubs cut by satirist and engraver Karl Xaver Goetz, one of Germany’s most prolific... read more »
Scheduled to cross the auction block as part of our New York Americana Sale, January 22-24, 2013, is the finest and most extensive collection of Civil War sutler tokens in private hands, The Raymond Bunt Collection.
While cent-sized Civil War... read more »
William Graessle, Sales Vice President, Pandaamerica
Interviewer: David Lisot
A series of medals with the Panda design have been struck to commemorate the ANA Convention in Philadelphia. It has not been since 1989 in Pittsburgh that any of these... read more »
Author and Summer Seminar instructor David E. Schenkman will receive the American Numismatic Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Aug. 10 during the World’s Fair of MoneySM in Philadelphia.
Schenkman has shared his knowledge of tokens... read more »
As prices rose, gold use gave way to silver years ago
Olympic medals use a lot of metal but these days the gold medal is mostly silver. The silver medal is sterling silver while the bronze is largely copper. The last time the Olympic Games... read more »
SALE TOTAL: £705,498 (US$1,086,467)
LOTS OFFERED: 246
SOLD BY VALUE: 85% £1=US$1.54
*Order of St Andrew, a large and impressive diamond-set sash badge, probably of European manufacture, in two-colour gold set with rose-cut and single-cut... read more »