Medals and Tokens

Gorny & Mosch Fall Auction: Strong Market for High Quality Coins

Gorny & Mosch Fall Auction: Strong Market for High Quality Coins

Excellent prices were realized in the Gorny & Mosch Fall Auction. Above all, the Archaic coins from Athens and the collection of exquisite German thalers achieved five-digit hammer prices. However, Poland caused more than one surprise, too. During the week from October 5 to 9, 2015, coin collectors gathered in Munich. Presented in no less […]

Spink: Female Agents, Four Pints of Blood and a Very Impressive Career

Spink: Female Agents, Four Pints of Blood and a Very Impressive Career

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 […]

By November 3, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
1963 Nobel Prize Medal in Physiology or Medicine Sells for $795,614

1963 Nobel Prize Medal in Physiology or Medicine Sells for $795,614

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. […]

By November 2, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Lyndon B. Johnson Coin & Chronicles Set Available Today (UPDATE: SOLD OUT)

Lyndon B. Johnson Coin & Chronicles Set Available Today (UPDATE: SOLD OUT)

By CoinWeek News Staff….   UPDATE: The 2015 LBJ Coin & Chronicles Set has officially SOLD OUT. According to a notice sent out by the U.S. Mint at 4:50 pm EST, all 25,000 units of the Johnson Coin & Chronicles Set had been sold by 3:57 and are at the Mint’s fulfillment center ready to […]

By October 27, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Highest Grossing Auction Week in History of Künker

Highest Grossing Auction Week in History of Künker

Grossing 13.8 million euros based on an original estimate of 10.5 million, the Künker Fall Auction of 2015 entered the company’s history as its top-selling auction week ever. Responsible for this impressive result was an astonishingly broad range of numismatic items including many incredible special collections. Six auctions conducted over the course of six days […]

By October 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Monuments Men Receive Congressional Gold Medal

Monuments Men Receive Congressional Gold Medal

The Congressional Gold Medal was presented collectively to the Monuments Men Foundation on October 22, 2015 during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The group received the nation’s highest civilian honor in recognition of its heroic role in the preservation, protection, and restitution of monuments, works of art, and artifacts […]

By October 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers World Coin Offering for Whitman Baltimore Auction

Stack’s Bowers World Coin Offering for Whitman Baltimore Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their November 5-10 Official Auction in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center. Nearly 1,800 lots of rare world coins and banknotes will be offered in this exciting event! The sale will commence with Session A, which includes the […]

Final 2015 Coin & Chronicles Set Available on Oct. 27

Final 2015 Coin & Chronicles Set Available on Oct. 27

The United States Mint will accept orders for the final Coin & Chronicles Set of 2015 honoring President Lyndon B. Johnson starting on October 27 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The 2015 Coin & Chronicles Set-Lyndon B. Johnson (product code AX4) is priced at $57.95 and contains the following: One 2015 Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential […]

By October 22, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Highlights of Künker GmbH eLive Auction 37

Highlights of Künker GmbH eLive Auction 37

By Künker GmbH & Company….   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Our upcoming eLive Auction 37 is available for viewing online now. Please go to eLive-Auction.de and you will find all items going up for sale. Once again, the online auction will be held on three days, from Tuesday, October 20 to Thursday, October 22, […]

By October 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
1963 Nobel Prize Medal to be Auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions

1963 Nobel Prize Medal to be Auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions

Nobel 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 will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on October 29. It is only the 13th Nobel Prize to go under the […]

By October 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Bavarian Coins, Medals Highlight Heidelberger Münzhandlung Fall Sale

Bavarian Coins, Medals Highlight Heidelberger Münzhandlung Fall Sale

By Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün….   About 5,200 lots will be sold during the Fall Sale of the Heidelberger Münzhandlung. The sale is highlighted by the R.W. Collection, a high-caliber collection of Bavarian coins and medals. Pre-1871 Germany, the Holy Roman Empire, and foreign countries are also well represented, as is the German Empire. From […]

By October 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Auction Planned in Conjunction with Torex Coin Show

Auction Planned in Conjunction with Torex Coin Show

By Canadian Numismatic Company….   It is our pleasure to welcome all collectors and dealers to the October 2015 TOREX Auction Sale. This auction, held in conjunction with the TOREX Coin Show, features nearly 1,300 numismatic lots focused on two major collections and joined by selections from 49 other consignors across North America. One of […]

By October 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
VNA Releases 2nd Edition of Schenkman’s Catalog of Virginia Tokens

VNA Releases 2nd Edition of Schenkman’s Catalog of Virginia Tokens

By Virginia Numismatic Association….   In 1980, David Schenkman’s Virginia Tokens was the first work to document the trade tokens from the Commonwealth and helped set the standard for state token catalogs nationwide. Now, 35 years later, the second revised edition is ready. Tokens in Virginia have a long and distinguished history and offer the […]

By October 12, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers, Sotheby’s Oct. Rarities Auction Realizes Nearly $3 Million

Stack’s Bowers, Sotheby’s Oct. Rarities Auction Realizes Nearly $3 Million

On the afternoon of October 1, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Rarities Auction, comprising 135 lots of coins and numismatic Americana, was presented to an active audience in the seventh floor sales room at Sotheby’s New York headquarters. When the gavel fell on the last lot, a total of US$2,993,230 worth of coins, medals, and documents […]

CCAC Selects New Coin Designs

CCAC Selects New Coin Designs

By CoinWeek News Staff….   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) recently held a two-day public meeting on Wednesday, October 7 and Thursday, October 8 at the headquarters of the United States Mint in Washington, D.C. Design candidates for several upcoming coin programs were discussed. The committee’s selections were as follows: 2017 Native American $1 […]

By October 9, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
CCAC Releases Laguna Code Talker Gold Medal Designs

CCAC Releases Laguna Code Talker Gold Medal Designs

By CoinWeek News Staff….   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has released candidate designs for the Pueblo of Laguna Code Talker Congressional Gold Medal. The designs will be reviewed and discussed at the CCAC’s upcoming public meeting, which takes place on Wednesday, October 7, from 10:30am until 4:15pm Eastern Standard Time (EST), and Thursday, […]

By October 7, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
CCAC Releases Mohawk Code Talker Gold Medal Designs

CCAC Releases Mohawk Code Talker Gold Medal Designs

By CoinWeek News Staff….   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has released candidate designs for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Code Talker Congressional Gold Medal. The designs will be reviewed and discussed at the CCAC’s upcoming public meeting, which takes place on Wednesday, October 7, from 10:30am until 4:15pm Eastern Standard Time (EST), and […]

By October 7, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Künker: Results of Auction 265 – Orders and Decorations

Künker: Results of Auction 265 – Orders and Decorations

Dear Bidders and Phaleristics Enthusiasts, The Künker Auction Week began today with an interesting offering of orders and decorations. The 900 lot numbers reached a total hammer price of 630,000 euro. You can find all results of todays auction in detail on our website kuenker.com. We want to express our thanks and gratitude to the […]

By September 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Bank of Montreal Half Penny Highlight of Toronto Coin Expo Auction

Bank of Montreal Half Penny Highlight of Toronto Coin Expo Auction

By Geoffrey Bell Auctions and Toronto Coin Expo….   Rare Canadian Banking Tokens, spanning 175+ years, anchors Toronto coin auction by Geoffrey Bell Auctions at the Toronto Coin Expo October 1-3, 2015 Historic Canadian Bank Tokens and Banknotes will be auctioned off by Geoffrey Bell Auctions in Toronto. The highlight is the coveted 1845 “front […]

By September 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
CCAC Seeks Numismatists for Membership

CCAC Seeks Numismatists for Membership

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135 (b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a new member specially qualified to serve on the CCAC by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in numismatics. The CCAC was established to: Advise […]

By September 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Highlights of Künker Auction 267

Highlights of Künker Auction 267

Dear Bidders and Phaleristics Enthusiasts, In this newsletter, we are delighted to introduce to you two remarkable special collections. Auction 267, the Roland Grüber Collection, consists of the largest compilation of coins and medals of Brandenburg in Franconia ever to be on the market. Ranging from an inconspicuous kipper coin to a gorgeous presentation piece, […]

By September 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
2015 John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set on Back Order

2015 John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set on Back Order

By CoinWeek News Staff….   UPDATE, 9-16-15: According to a notice from the Treasury Department, 25,000 sets were sold within the first 10 minutes of availability. An hour later, over 40,000 had been sold. The Mint’s fulfillment center will begin shipping the first 25,000 now, with the remainder to ship out sometime in October. The […]

By September 16, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Künker Fall Auction 265: Orders and Decorations

Künker Fall Auction 265: Orders and Decorations

Dear Bidders and Phaleristics Enthusiasts, The time has come again. On September 26, 2015, Künker GmbH will conduct our 12th auction of orders and decorations. The items offered for sale originate from all over of the world but will focus on the pre-1871 German States. Very likely the most important item of this group will […]

By September 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
2015 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Four-Medal Set Available Sept. 21

2015 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Four-Medal Set Available Sept. 21

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Four-Medal Set (product code JP9) on September 21 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $16.95, this set includes one each of the 2015 medals in 1 5/16- inch size with obverses bearing the likenesses that appear on the First […]

By September 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set on Sale Tomorrow

John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set on Sale Tomorrow

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Get your cellphones, tablets and laptops ready and fully charged tonight, because the 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set goes on sale tomorrow. At noon Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Wednesday, September 16, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2015 Coin & Chronicles Set […]

By September 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
5th Annual Wall Street Collectors Bourse – October 22-24

5th Annual Wall Street Collectors Bourse – October 22-24

By Wall Street Collectors Bourse….   OCTOBER 22-24, 2015 AT THE MUSEUM OF AMERICAN FINANCE The 5th Annual Wall Street Bourse, a numismatic event for lovers of financial history, will be larger this year on the Grand Mezzazine of the Museum of American Finance at 48 Wall Street. Dealers will trade, sell and tell stories […]

By September 14, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
PAN’s Official Papal Visit Medal Now Available

PAN’s Official Papal Visit Medal Now Available

The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists now have medals commemorating the September visit of Pope Francis to America. They are available for sale through the association website: www.pancoins.org. PAN President, Tom Uram presented the medal creation idea to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington at a meeting on January 28th 2015. They agreed that such a […]

U.S. Mint to Release 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin and Chronicles Set Sept. 16

U.S. Mint to Release 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin and Chronicles Set Sept. 16

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin and Chronicles Set (product code AX3) beginning on September 16 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This set is priced at $57.95 and contains the following: One 2015 John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Reverse Proof Coin – available only in this set […]

By September 9, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Free Commemorative Medals Celebrate Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary

Free Commemorative Medals Celebrate Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary

By Royal Air Force Association….   On the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, the Royal Air Forces Association is making 250,000 Commemorative Medals available free to the public, in recognition of the contribution of all arms and all nations represented in the RAF when securing this vital victory in 1940. The Royal Air […]

By September 7, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 2

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….   Early American Commemoratives, Part 2: Commemoratives and Related So-Called Dollars In the first part of our story, we discussed a number of so-called dollars and commemorative coins issued during important national and international expositions, including the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of […]

By September 1, 2015 3 Comments Read More →
 
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