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Bentley Sets The New Gold Standard For Sovereigns

Bentley Sets The New Gold Standard For Sovereigns

There was an air of sadness in the room as the final part of the Bentley Collection went under the hammer.  The end of an eighteen month journey of auctions, and thirty four years of collecting, did not however go out with a whimper. 306 lots achieved a sale total of £845,292 (inclusive of buyer’s […]

British Indian Coins to Make Numismatic History

British Indian Coins to Make Numismatic History

Baldwin’s are delighted to present part two of the most impressive collection of Indian coinage ever to be sold by public auction. Due to be held on the 31 May at the CIPFA Conference Centre in London the auction will contain 291 lots of Patterns and Proofs of British India, the Presidencies and the Indian Native States. […]

Richard III Coin Found Near Bosworth Battlefield Sells for £36,000 at Spink

Richard III Coin Found Near Bosworth Battlefield Sells for £36,000 at Spink

London - A gold coin discovered near the site of the famous Battle of Bosworth in Leicestershire, bearing Richard III’s personal emblem of the boar, has sold for £36,000 to a private collector, against a pre-sale estimate of £12-15,000 at Spink in London. It went under the hammer in Spink’s Ancient, English & Foreign Coins and […]

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Gold Seeks “Foothold Above $1600″, China Stimulus “Likely to be Positive for Gold”

Gold Seeks “Foothold Above $1600″, China Stimulus “Likely to be Positive for Gold”

London Gold Market Report from Ben Traynor BullionVault Thursday 9 August 2012 WHOLESALE MARKET prices to buy gold bullion hovered in a tight range around $1615 an ounce for much of Thursday morning in London – marginally above where they started the week – before dipping slightly around lunchtime, while stock markets also edged lower following gains earlier […]

Olympic Medals are Still Made of Precious Metal But Contain Less Gold

Olympic Medals are Still Made of Precious Metal But Contain Less Gold

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 handed out solid gold medals was a hundred years ago […]

Gold “Alternating Between Up and Down Weeks”, More QE “Appropriate” for US Economy

Gold “Alternating Between Up and Down Weeks”, More QE “Appropriate” for US Economy

By Ben Traynor – BullionVault U.S. DOLLAR gold prices held above $1580 an ounce Monday morning in London – broadly in line with last week’s close – while major European stock markets were broadly flat on the day, with the exception of Spain’s Ibex.   Gold prices ended down last week, falling back below $1600 on Friday, following the […]

First Scottish Coin Realises Three Times Estimate

First Scottish Coin Realises Three Times Estimate

London. June 28, 2012. Today Spink, the world’s premier auction house for collectables, sold the first known coin ever issued in Scotland for the staggering price of £8,400. The penny, discovered near Harrogate in North Yorkshire in 1998, is one of less than only ten known examples ever found and existing today, making it exceptionally […]

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Ancient Coins Found by Metal Detectorists in Bedforshire Star in London Auction

Ancient Coins Found by Metal Detectorists in Bedforshire Star in London Auction

Roman silver miliarensis came third in Nation’s Greatest Find contest   A Roman silver coin dug from a field in Bedfordshire by an amateur metal detectorist which went on to be placed third in The Nation’s Greatest Find 2010 competition is one of the star lots in a London auction of ancient and world coins […]

London Gold Market Report 03/09/12 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 03/09/12 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Friday 9 March 2012, 09:10 EST Gold and Silver Down on Week, Stocks and Dollar Rally Following Nonfarms Release, Chinese Inflation News “Could See Boost for Gold’s Value” SPOT MARKET gold prices fell by over $20 an ounce within one hour Friday lunchtime in London, while stock markets rallied along with […]

London Gold Market Report 03/08/12 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 03/08/12 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Thursday 8 March 2012, 08:45 EST Inflation “Tying Hands” of ECB as Rates Unchanged in Eurozone and UK, Fed Reaction “Key to Precious Metals Case” SPOT MARKET prices to buy gold were hovering around $1700 per ounce Thursday lunchtime in London, following the latest interest rate announcements from the European Central […]

London Gold Market Report 02/15/12 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 02/15/12 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Wednesday 15 February 2012, 09:00 EST Euro Crisis “Still Supporting Gold” as Germany’s Concerns Grow over Greece’s Second Bailout SPOT MARKET gold prices rose to $1732 per ounce Wednesday lunchtime in London, slightly above where they started the week, as European stock markets dipped amid ongoing uncertainty over Greece’s second bailout. […]

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London Gold Market Report 01/31/12 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 01/31/12 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Tuesday 31 January 2012, 09:00 EST Gold Set for Biggest Monthly Gain of C21st, But Ends January with “Lackluster” Physical Interest in Asia U.S. DOLLAR gold bullion prices looked set to record their largest calendar month gain this century by Tuesday lunchtime in London. Gold prices hit $1745 per ounce – […]

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London Gold Market Report 12/21/11 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 12/21/11 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Wednesday 21 December, 08:45 EST Gold “Does Not Offer Comfort in Liquidity Crunch”, European Banks “Could Not Refuse” ECB’s “Free Money” Offer U.S. DOLLAR gold bullion prices dropped to $1609 an ounce Wednesday lunchtime in London – 1.9% down from the high for the week so far, set less than three […]

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London Gold Market Report 12/19/11 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 12/19/11 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Monday 19 December, 08:45 EST Physical Demand “Will Determine Support for Gold” while Selloff was “Driven by Euro Weakness” WHOLESALE MARKET gold bullion prices rose to $1607 an ounce Monday lunchtime in London – 0.5% up from last Friday’s close – while European stocks and commodities were broadly flat and government […]

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London Gold Market Report 12/16/11 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 12/16/11 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Friday 16 December, 08:45 EST Phys. Demand “Huge” as Gold Touches $1600, but “Bears in Driver’s Seat” as European Govts Fear Possible Downgrades SPOT MARKET gold prices briefly touched $1600 an ounce Friday lunchtime in London – 2.3% up on this week’s lows – while stocks and commodities were broadly flat […]

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London Gold Market Report 12/12/11 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 12/12/11 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Monday 12 December, 09:00 EDT “Funding Stresses” as Gold Plummets, European Summit Deal “Shows a Lack of Progress”, MF Global Fallout Causes Confusion Over Who Owns Gold Bars SPOT MARKET gold prices dropped to $1670 an ounce Monday lunchtime in London – 2.3% off last week’s closing spot price – while […]

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London Gold Market Report 12/02/11 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 12/02/11 – BullionVault

Bank of England Gives “Systemic Crisis” Warning, Germany’s Merkel says Eurozone “Will Take Years” to Solve Debt Problem, South Korea Adds to Gold Reserves U.S.DOLLAR Gold Bullion prices eased back from a week’s high of $1760 an ounce Friday lunchtime in London – straight after the publication of US jobs data – before appearing to […]

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Baldwin’s London Auction 70 Preview

Baldwin’s London Auction 70 Preview

The first of Baldwin’s two official Coinex auctions will be held on the 28th September this year and will include a spectacular selection of Ancient and British Coins, Military and Commemorative Medals and South African Banknotes, Coins and Medals. Numerous lots in the sale carry some fascinating historical references and are sure to attract a […]

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Morton & Eden Announce Single-owner Auction  of Exceptional Ancient Greek Coins

Morton & Eden Announce Single-owner Auction of Exceptional Ancient Greek Coins

Sale brings back to the market rarities not seen since 1960s and 70s Morton & Eden, the specialist London coin and medal auctioneers, are delighted to announce an important single-owner sale of ancient Greek coins of exceptional quality and rarity. The collection will be offered in London on Monday October 24 and is expected to […]

Chinese dragon coin should be a roaring $97,000 success at Spink’s auction

Chinese dragon coin should be a roaring $97,000 success at Spink’s auction

Paul Fraser Collectibles Numismatists are in for a treat this coming Wednesday as a fine collection goes on sale A large number of brilliant rare coins are going under the hammer at specialist auction house Spink, in London, starting this Wednesday, June 22 and continuing on Thursday, June 24. Among the lots is an incredibly […]

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