World Coins

Sedwick’s Treasure and World Coin Auction Tops $2.25 Million

Sedwick’s Treasure and World Coin Auction Tops $2.25 Million

Sedwick’s Treasure and World Coin Auction Tops $2.25 Million To view the complete list of Prices Realized, please Click here (note: the Prices Realized are hammer prices, to which buyers’ fees are added). Several lots sold for record prices for their types. Top Highlights from Auction #12 are as follows (all prices include 15% buyer’s […]

The Budgerigar Has Landed on Perth Mint Coin

The Budgerigar Has Landed on Perth Mint Coin

The beloved Budgerigar is the subject of the second release from The Perth Mint’s magnificent Birds of Australia coin series. This tiny green and yellow parrot is said to be the most popular of all pet birds; but in the wild, away from the confines of a cage, it lives in vast open spaces of inland Australia. […]

By November 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Cool Coins Mexican! US Mexican Convention 2012. VIDEO

Cool Coins Mexican! US Mexican Convention 2012. VIDEO

Interviewer: David Lisot Don Bailey, 1995 Silver 10 peso Don Quixote, Bob Briggs, copper 1864 Mining token, Dave Busse, 1689 Charles II silver cob 8 reales, Sal Falcone, 1915 Chihuahua Parral silver Boleta, Angel Fregoso, 1910 Banco Minera 10 peso commemorative bank note, Carlos Jara, 1778 silver Medal of Charles III, Dave Keiss,1998 silver one […]

By November 5, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention Report 2012. VIDEO

US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention Report 2012. VIDEO

Cory Frampton, Executive Director, USMNA Interviewer: David Lisot. The first annual convention of the US Mexican Numismatic Association was held in Phoenix, Arizona. A small but dedicated group of collectors and dealers converged in a deluxe hotel to buy, sell and discuss Mexican and Latin American numismatics. Executive Director of the Association Cory Frampton talks […]

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Two Dukes in Pomerania From the Friedrich Popken Collection

Two Dukes in Pomerania From the Friedrich Popken Collection

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann – CoinsWeekly.com The Pomerania collection of Friedrich Popken will be coming up for auction at Künker on January 31, 2013 . Here, we present two coins from the collection that are as different as the men who had them minted. The sextuple ducat piece that Philip II had minted in Stettin […]

PCGS At Korea Money Fair – Praised By Collectors And Dealers

PCGS At Korea Money Fair – Praised By Collectors And Dealers

Representatives of the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGSAsia.com) attended the Korea Money Fair for the first time and heard compliments and congratulations from Asian collectors and dealers. The three-day show in Seoul, October 26 – 28, 2012, was sponsored by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance, the Bank of Korea and Shinhan Bank.  A PCGS […]

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South Africa’s first gold coin: the Burgers Pond

South Africa’s first gold coin: the Burgers Pond

Up until 1874, the only currency in circulation in South Africa was British. Then in that year two indigenous currencies were introduced. In East Griqualand, a trading store called Strachan and Company issued trade tokens that were widely used as currency for over 50 years along South Africa’s east coast. Further north, President Burgers of […]

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An Amazing 130,000 EUR for a Quadruple Thaler of Christian V of Norway at Künker

An Amazing 130,000 EUR for a Quadruple Thaler of Christian V of Norway at Künker

By Ursula Kampmann – www.coinsweekly.com ….. With a total of 8.4 million in overall final bids, a 35 % increase, and only 277 lots still left for post-auction sale out of the approximately 5,700, Künker’s latest auction was another one for the books, full of record results. And it’s coins – be they ancient, medieval […]

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PCGS Milestone: 25 Million Coins Certified Worldwide

PCGS Milestone: 25 Million Coins Certified Worldwide

A historic gold coin from Japan has the distinction of being the 25 millionth coin authenticated and graded by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com), underscoring the growing appreciation worldwide for expert certification by PCGS. The coin is a rare 1871 (Meiji 4) 10 Yen With Border on the Reverse variety.  It was among a group […]

By October 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
MORTON & EDEN TO SELL COINS FROM THE ARCHER M. HUNTINGTON COLLECTION

MORTON & EDEN TO SELL COINS FROM THE ARCHER M. HUNTINGTON COLLECTION

Specialist London coins and medals auctioneers Morton & Eden are proud to announce that they have been selected to sell coins from the vast and magnificent Archer M. Huntington Collection.   The sale of important Portuguese and Portuguese Colonial coins from the collection, a fascinating group of some 500 pieces expected to raise around £500,000, […]

One of the Last Canadian Cents on Display at Money Museum

One of the Last Canadian Cents on Display at Money Museum

Royal Canadian Mint Recently Donated Special Cent to ANA Collection   A new display at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum marks the end of an era and a major milestone in the history of money. The second-to-last Canadian cent ever produced is on display at the downtown Colorado Springs museum through 2012. Canada recently […]

British Perspective of the Coin Market at Numismata Berlin. VIDEO

British Perspective of the Coin Market at Numismata Berlin. VIDEO

David Miller, Numismatist, Great Britain Interviewer: David Lisot Coin collecting has been a tradition in many countries especially in Great Britain. British numismatist David Miller traveled to Numismata Berlin to add coins to his holdings and talks about the differences in coin markets and collectors. VIDEO Runtime: 2:48. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC.  October, 2012 Numismata […]

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Gold Coinage Of The Latin Monetary Union

Gold Coinage Of The Latin Monetary Union

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek.com  ………. In addition to serving as the primary gold coin in commerce for more than a century, the French 20 franc piece was the model for identically sized gold issues by other nations. Why did Switzerland, Belgium, Italy and Austria-Hungary strike their own versions of the “Napoleon”?  Signed in 1865 […]

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South African Collector Coin Series

South African Collector Coin Series

For investors or collectors interested in buying South African coins, there are several popular series to consider.  If you want to buy a rare coin, you’ll be looking at coins from either the ZAR period or the Union era. Otherwise, you can choose from one of the modern series that are minted annually by the […]

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Popularity of Collecting Euro Coins

Popularity of Collecting Euro Coins

Nana Kaminski, Numiscom, Germany Interviewer: David Lisot The Euro was introduced in Europe in 1999 and created a new series of both coins and paper money. Collectors have embraced collecting the new money. We talk to one dealer who shares about this new collector market. httpvh://youtu.be/qb0SvdRsUU Copyright © CoinWeek LLC.  October, 2012 Numismata – Berlin […]

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ROYAL CANADIAN MINT DELIVERS A BOUNTY OF NEW COLLECTOR COINS

ROYAL CANADIAN MINT DELIVERS A BOUNTY OF NEW COLLECTOR COINS

Ottawa, Ontario, As its reputation for expanding the variety and creativity of coin manufacturing keeps growing, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to present its customers with a bountiful array of new collector coins. Its latest product release includes fine silver tributes to Canadian historical figures such as War of 1812 hero Major-General Sir Isaac […]

Künker Auction and Market Report. VIDEO

Künker Auction and Market Report. VIDEO

Ulrich Künker, Künker Coin Auctions, Germany Interviewer: David Lisot Künker is one of the largest auction firms in Europe and holds regular auctions for ancient and world coins. Ulrich Künker shares why his firm comes to the Numismata, his views on the gold market, and information about upcoming auction sales. Video Runtime – 3:30 Copyright […]

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Numismata Berlin 2012 Convention Report. VIDEO

Numismata Berlin 2012 Convention Report. VIDEO

Angela Mayboroda, Public Relations, Numismata Interviewer: David Lisot Numismata holds coin and stamp convention in different cities in Europe. Public relations for Numismata are handled by Angela Mayboroda who shares what is involved in holding the exhibitions, what it is like to work with the dealers and what other conventions Numismata holds. Runtime- 3:13 Copyright […]

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Coin Auctions: Bentley Takes Gold In World Record Performance

Coin Auctions: Bentley Takes Gold In World Record Performance

The much anticipated public auction of part two of the Bentley Collection was held by Baldwin’s in London on the 27th September. The auction contained one of the rarest Australian coins, the fabled George V 1920 Sydney mint gold sovereign. Some voracious bidding between three ardent bidders culminated in the repatriation to Australia of this […]

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COIN Yearbook 2013 Released at COINEX

COIN Yearbook 2013 Released at COINEX

Philip Mussell, Marketing Director, Token Publishing Interviewer: David Lisot The COIN Yearbook is a price guide for all British coins including England, Ireland, Scotland, Channel Islands, and Isle of Man. The 30th edition was released at the Coinex Convention. Philip Mussell, marketing director for Token Publishing that produces the book, talks about what is involved […]

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The 1898 “Single 9” Pond: South Africa’s rarest gold coin

The 1898 “Single 9” Pond: South Africa’s rarest gold coin

Most serious coin collectors in South Africa have heard about the Single 9, commonly referred to as the “King of South African Coins.” However outside of the country, it is relatively unknown, despite being one of the top five most expensive rare coins in the world – it was sold in 2010 for about $4 […]

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COINEX 2012 and the British Numismatic Trade Association: Video

COINEX 2012 and the British Numismatic Trade Association: Video

Christopher Martin, Chairman British Numismatic Trade Association and Christopher Webb, Council Member, BNTA, Interviewer: David Lisot The British Numismatic Trade Association is England’s elite group of coin dealers. Members abide by a code of ethics designed to protect collectors and the public in all their business transactions. The BNTA sponsors Coinex, Great Britain’s largest international […]

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Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure and World Coin Auction #12

Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure and World Coin Auction #12

Live on the Internet, Thursday and Friday, October 25-26, 2012 Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, Winter Park, Florida. With a pre-auction low estimate of over $1.5 million, this is our highest-value auction to date. As you browse the 1884 lots, you will see trophy after trophy (MANY “finest knowns”) interspersed with solid material in gold and […]

World Coins: The 1898 Sammy Marks Tickey

World Coins: The 1898 Sammy Marks Tickey

A popular coin amongst collectors of rare South African coins is the Sammy Marks tickey. In South Africa, the three pence coin was known as a “tickey” although the reason it was called that is unknown. The tickey was in circulation in South Africa until 1960, until British currency was replaced by the Rand. The […]

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British Coin Forecast for 2013

British Coin Forecast for 2013

by Geoffrey Cope – www.petitioncrown.com ……. Coins as an alternative Asset Class Rare Quality Coins which has quietly been held by collector/investors offer another alternative safe-haven asset class and diversification for future protection against inflation. What are our priorities in deciding an Asset Class, preservation of capital, increase in capital, a product that has a […]

By September 27, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Austrian Mint Announces “Carinthia” – Austria by its Children

Austrian Mint Announces “Carinthia” – Austria by its Children

September 26, 2012 Vienna – The Austrian Mint will issue the second coin in the delightful silver coin series, “Austria by Its Children.”  This coin series continues to celebrate what Austrian children are excited by, and proud to speak about, when they speak of their home.  The other side of the coin features a UNESCO […]

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$2 Canadian Bank Note Valued at $15,000+

$2 Canadian Bank Note Valued at $15,000+

Eleven years after the Bank of Canada discontinued the two dollar bill with the Royal Canadian Mint’s Toonie, some of the older notes can be worth a huge premium over face value. The unique feature of this note comes down to the signature and prefix combination on the note. The Thiessen-Crow signature combination was intended […]

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US Mexican Numismatic Association Announces First Annual Convention

US Mexican Numismatic Association Announces First Annual Convention

I am pleased to announce our first annual convention which will be held Friday and Saturday November 2nd and 3rd 2012 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort 6333 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Arizona. The convention facilities include a main hall of about 2500 square feet and a meeting room of about 900 square feet. Both facilities are connected to […]

By September 19, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The World’s Most Popular Gold Coin

The World’s Most Popular Gold Coin

By  www.southcapecoins.co.za/ ……. The Krugerrand is the world’s most popular gold investment coin. There are more in circulation internationally than all the other gold coins combined. To date, Krugerrand coins containing 48 million ounces of gold have been sold. The Krugerrand was first minted in 1967 in an attempt to market South African gold to international […]

By September 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The PEI Holey Dollar, Canada’s Most Exotic and Celebrated Colonial-era Coin

The PEI Holey Dollar, Canada’s Most Exotic and Celebrated Colonial-era Coin

This is the first book-length study to be devoted to Canada’s most exotic and celebrated colonial-era coin, the Holey Dollar of Prince Edward Island and its accompanying Dump. The fruit of twenty years of research in international archives, libraries, and private and institutional collections, from as far afield as Charlottetown and Puerto Rico, Vancouver and […]

By September 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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