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Coin Auction Records set by Bonhams for Tacasyls Proof Gold Coins. Total $10.77 Million with 1880 Coiled Hair Stella bringing $2.57 Million

Coin Auction Records set by Bonhams for Tacasyls Proof Gold Coins.  Total $10.77 Million with 1880 Coiled Hair Stella bringing $2.57 Million

Bonham’s Spectacular Results set Coin Auction Record Lot Average Record of $399,000 per lot Los Angeles. Bonhams is delighted to announce the sensational “white glove” results of the “Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States... read more »

 

Austrian Mint Director Talks About the Silver Philharmonic Bullion Coin. VIDEO: 1:29 caticonslite_bm_alt

Austrian Mint Director Talks About the Silver Philharmonic Bullion Coin. VIDEO: 1:29

Manfred Matzinger-Leopold, Director, Austrian Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… The European counterpart to the American Silver Eagle is called the Philharmonic. It is a one ounce silver denominated coin struck... read more »

 

A World of Money – Ancient Coins: The Flavian Amphitheatre

A World of Money – Ancient Coins: The Flavian Amphitheatre

Titus (AD 79-81). Orichalcum sestertius (33mm, 26.90 gm, 6h). Rome, AD 80-81. Oblique overhead view of the Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater); the exterior displaying four tiers of arches, the top three containing statuary, and the interior showing... read more »

 

Legend Numismatic Market Report – The Last Philadelphia Coin Show

Legend Numismatic Market Report – The Last Philadelphia Coin Show

R.I.P THE PHILADELPHIA SHOW Whitman has tried shows in Atlanta, Nashville, and Philadelphia since they bought the Baltimore coin Show. Hard to believe, not every city will be a “coin town” like Baltimore has turned out to be. Even... read more »

 

Coin Collecting Perspectives: Flooding the Market….. Coin Hoards

Coin Collecting Perspectives:  Flooding the Market….. Coin Hoards

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. Since mintage and condition of coins plays such a large factor in the value of numismatic coins, it’s of no surprise that when large stockpiles of coins are found ( coin hoards )... read more »

 

Collecting The Coins of Ecuador

Collecting The Coins of Ecuador

By Carlos Jara – Mexican American Coin Company -  Latin American Numismatics ……… The coins of Ecuador have traditionally been both respected as difficult to obtain, and very popular among collectors. While not a particularly... read more »

 

Coin Auctions: World and Ancient Coins to be sold by Künker in October. VIDEO: 1:56 caticonslite_bm_alt

Coin Auctions: World and Ancient Coins to be sold by Künker in October. VIDEO: 1:56

Ulrich Künker, Partner, Künker Auction House Interviewer: David Lisot……. Künker of Germany will hold another world and ancient coin auction from October 7-11th. Nearly 6,400 lots with a total estimate of nearly 10 million euros... read more »

 

What Killed the New Orleans Quarter Eagle Gold Coin Market?

What Killed the New Orleans Quarter Eagle Gold Coin Market?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… If you had asked me a decade ago which series of New Orleans gold coin had the most upside potential I would have replied, “quarter eagles.” This was a series which... read more »

 

NGC Coin Market Report: Reverse Proof Gold Buffalo Charges Ahead!

NGC Coin Market Report:  Reverse Proof Gold Buffalo Charges Ahead!

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC Market Report ……… Stack’s Bowers’ Ford XXIV Takes Stage in Philly. Heritage Presents Collectors With Diverse US & World Offerings In Long Beach. While demand for rare coins is still intense,... read more »

 

Numismatic Personality Series: Highlighting David Sundman caticonslite_bm_alt

Numismatic Personality Series:  Highlighting David Sundman

David Sundman, President, Littleton Coin Company Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…… David Sundman runs one of the largest mail order coin companies in the world. It was pioneered by his father Maynard Sundman who started the... read more »

 

eBay Best Practices Part 1: Avoiding Misrepresented Coins

eBay Best Practices Part 1: Avoiding Misrepresented Coins

By Max Breitenbach  -  www.silverdollarco.net for CoinWeek When it comes to buying coins online, there are few better resources than eBay.  As the world’s single largest numismatic marketplace, eBay’s selection can’t be... read more »

 

US Coins: 75 Years of Jefferson Nickels

US Coins: 75 Years of Jefferson Nickels

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Familiar items are often underappreciated, and Jefferson nickels tend to receive the Rodney Dangerfield treatment from collectors. The coin has been such a constant part of daily life that its 75th anniversary... read more »

 

Three Reasons Why Gold and Silver Investors Should Ignore Talk of Fed Tapering

Three Reasons Why Gold and Silver Investors Should Ignore Talk of Fed Tapering

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. If you follow the commodities markets, you’ve probably noticed that there has been a good bit of volatility in the price of gold and silver leading up to the Federal Open Market... read more »

 

Why Did September 18 FOMC Announcement “Surprise” Investors And Markets?

Why Did September 18 FOMC Announcement “Surprise” Investors And Markets?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. After the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting ended September 18 with an announcement that the Federal Reserve would continue inflating the US money... read more »

 

Baldwins to Auction David Fore and Arielle Collections at COINEX. VIDEO: 1:22 caticonslite_bm_alt

Baldwins to Auction David Fore and Arielle Collections at COINEX. VIDEO: 1:22

Steve Hill, Director, A.H. Baldwins & Sons, Ltd Interviewer: David Lisot……. In September in London at the COINEX Coin Show sponsored by the British Numismatic Trade Association (BNTA) Baldwins will be selling two major collections... read more »

 
 
 
 
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