Tag: World Coins

An Important Collection of Bracteates to be offered Dec. 10-11th by Numismatik Lanz

An Important Collection of Bracteates to be offered Dec. 10-11th by Numismatik Lanz

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann – CoinsWeekly.com From ancient coins to magnificent issues from the Middle Ages and Modern Era – Numismatik Lanz is presenting quite an extensive offering on December 10th and 11th. The splendid collection of coins from the Middle Ages is particularly impressive and truly something that no connoisseur should miss. On behalf […]

The Coin Analyst: From 50 Cents to $1 Million? High-Grade Nelson Mandela Coins Continue to Set Price Records

The Coin Analyst: From 50 Cents to $1 Million? High-Grade Nelson Mandela Coins Continue to Set Price Records

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… Former South Africa President and Nobel peace prize recipient, Nelson Mandela, is clearly a man beloved by people all over the world, especially South Africans. Mr. Mandela was imprisoned by the South African government for decades. It is therefore not surprising that Mandela coins are very popular, particularly in […]

By November 26, 2012 5 Comments Read More →
Numismatica Genevensis VII Auction of Ancient and World coins

Numismatica Genevensis VII Auction of Ancient and World coins

Hundreds of high-quality ancient, world, Islamic and US coins will be offered in Geneva, Switzerland, on Nov. 27-28 at the seventh auction of Numismatica Genevensis SA. Pedigreed coins that have been off the market for 50 or 100 years are represented in large measure, with highlights from the collections of Archer M. Huntington, J.P. Morgan, […]

By November 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The Coin Analyst: Collecting Vatican Coins Can Be Rewarding in Many Ways

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Vatican Coins Can Be Rewarding in Many Ways

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… Located within the city of Rome in Italy, Vatican City, or the Vatican, is the smallest independent country in the world. The Vatican issues its own stamps and coins, and like several other European micro states such as San Marino and Monaco, it relies on the sales of those […]

By November 12, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
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 […]

Morton and Eden to Sell Greek Coins Formerly in the Collection of Denyse Berend

Morton and Eden to Sell Greek Coins Formerly in the Collection of Denyse Berend

Important ancient Greek coins exhibited by a leading New York gallery in the 1980s and previously in the collection of Mme. Denyse Bérend, the renowned French numismatist, will be sold by specialist London auctioneers Morton & Eden later this month. Now in a private collection whose owner has consigned them to the November 14 sale, […]

THE MISSING YEARS – COLLECTING THE COINS OF 1931 TO 1933

THE MISSING YEARS – COLLECTING THE COINS OF 1931 TO 1933

by Al Doyle American collectors will find slim pickings when they try to acquire coins struck from 1931 to 1933. Here’s an overview of the situation. Circulating $5 and $2.50 gold pieces were gone forever, and no silver dollars were struck from 1929 to 1933. Likewise, half dollars were a no-show from 1930 to 1932, […]

By November 1, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By October 29, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By October 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By October 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
US & World Rare Coin Market Remains Extremely Competitive

US & World Rare Coin Market Remains Extremely Competitive

by Jim Bisognani – Reposted with Permission from NGC For the first time since a rather stormy reception in February 2010, it was actually raining during set up at the Long Beach Expo. Although it was unusually wet for Southern California, it did not deter the mission at hand. On opening day, there was considerable […]

PCGS and Third Party Coin Grading in Europe. VIDEO.

PCGS and Third Party Coin Grading in Europe. VIDEO.

Muriel Eymery, Vice President of International Business Development, PCGS. Interviewer: David Lisot Third party originated in the United States and has transformed the America coin market. The Professional Coin Grading Service has an office in Paris, France where thy offer their grading services to the European market. Find out whether this effort is succeeding and […]

By October 4, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By October 2, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Auction Market Report at COINEX 2012

Coin Auction Market Report at COINEX 2012

Jeremy Cheek, Morton & Eden, Steve Hill, Baldwins, Wilhelm Museler, Dr. Busso Neus Nachfolger, Lisa Norfolk, St. James’s Auctions, Farokh S. Todywalla, Todywalla Auctions and Christopher Webb, Dix, Noonan, Webb Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot Many auction companies attend the Coinex convention to promote their upcoming sales. Some of the most valuable and interesting coins in […]

By October 2, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Brock by Brock – Commemorative Silver & Gold medallions of Major General Sir Isaac Brock

Brock by Brock – Commemorative Silver & Gold medallions of Major General Sir Isaac Brock

The first ever Commemorative Silver & Gold medallions celebrating the life and legacy of Major General Sir Isaac Brock will be available for a limited period The Guernsey Mint & Bullion Company this week minted the first ever one troy ounce 999.9 fine silver medallion commemorating the bicentenary of the death of Major General Sir […]

By October 1, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By September 28, 2012 4 Comments Read More →
Heritage Auctions: Nearly $20 Million In Rare Coins Sold In Long Beach

Heritage Auctions: Nearly $20 Million In Rare Coins Sold In Long Beach

Rare early proof coinage was featured as over $9.3 million in rare coins sold in the September 6-9 Heritage US Coins Signature Auction. The US Coin auction was one of four Heritage auctions held as official auctioneers of the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo over the week. Overall, the Heritage Long Beach auctions combined […]

By September 18, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Daniel Frank Sedwick Upcoming Auction for Treasure Coins and Artifacts

Daniel Frank Sedwick Upcoming Auction for Treasure Coins and Artifacts

Daniel Frank Sedwick Interviewer: David Lisot There has always been something about “treasure” that interests people. Daniel Sedwick runs an auction company that specializes in treasure items including coins and artifacts. He discusses his upcoming auction and shows some of the items that will be sold including gold bars and rare coins. Video: 3:04 Copyright […]

By September 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Cool Coins! ANA Philadelphia 2012

Cool Coins! ANA Philadelphia 2012

Interviewer: David Lisot  Stephen Hill, A.H. Baldwin & Sons, 1642 Charles I silver pound Bob Green, Park Avenue Numismatics, 1854-O $20 gold Liberty, Jeff Garrett, Mid American Rare Coins, 1854 Dahlonega finest known $5 gold Gregory Cole, Dmitry Markov Coins & Medals, tetradrahm of Ptolemy I Chris McCawley, McCawley Grellman Auctions, 1808 C-1 half cent […]

By September 3, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Amazing English Gold Sovereign of Henry VIII

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Amazing English Gold Sovereign of Henry VIII

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #127 ….. During the evening of Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Long Beach Expo, Heritage will auction a large and historically important, English gold coin of Henry VIII that is of amazing quality for a […]

By September 3, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
World Record Prices Realized for Historic Australian Coins

World Record Prices Realized for Historic Australian Coins

The following appeared on the CoinWorks website in Recent News: Three rare Australian coins fetched almost $900,000 at Coinworks Eminent Colonials Auction – taking out two world records in the process. The Auction conducted on 27 August 2012 was aptly named “Eminent Colonials”. It would be impossible to find a more celebrated example of Australia’s […]

By August 29, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Market for coins of Peru at the ANA Philadelphia 2012

Market for coins of Peru at the ANA Philadelphia 2012

Antonio Stos, Peru Coins, Lima, Interviewer: David Lisot Coin dealers come from all over the world the attend the ANA World’s Fair of Money. One dealer came from Lima, Peru to buy and sell with collectors in America. Find out the market for Peruvian and Latin coins from this South American specialist. Video: 2:27 Copyright […]

By August 29, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The Coin Analyst: New Edition of Leading Modern World Coin Catalog Published

The Coin Analyst: New Edition of Leading Modern World Coin Catalog Published

Krause Publications is one of the leading numismatic publishing companies. It publishes a wide range of coin and paper money books. Its most well-known line is probably the standard catalog series of world coin catalogs. That series, which is divided into volumes that cover a century at a time, has served for decades as the […]

Illustrated Coin Dating Guide for the Eastern World Re-released

Illustrated Coin Dating Guide for the Eastern World Re-released

IOLA, Wis. (Aug. 27, 2012) – Krause Publications has re-released the Illustrated Coin Dating Guide for the Eastern World. With this book, collectors, dealers and researchers can learn how to identify inscriptions and determine dates on eastern coins. With many images, charts and conversion tables, this book provides the user with all of the resources needed to […]

World Coin Profiles: Panama 1904 2-1/2 Centesimos

World Coin Profiles: Panama 1904 2-1/2 Centesimos

by Jay Turner, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation The Panama 1904 2-1/2 Centesimos weighed in at 1.25 grams and measured a tiny 10 millimeters. What is the smallest coin ever struck by the United States government? While the United States has produced coins for over 40 countries, the smallest to date is the Panama 1904 2-1/2 Centesimos. Measuring […]

Modern World Coin News Round-Up: Interesting New Issues

Modern World Coin News Round-Up: Interesting New Issues

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… 2012 has been an amazing year for modern world coins with lots of interesting new issues and low mintage coin sell-outs. Here are a couple of the more significant new and forthcoming world coin issues: 1.) Latvia Tribute coin In late May the Bank of Latvia announced that it […]

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to Offer Over 2,300 Lots at the August 2012 Hong Kong Auction

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to Offer Over 2,300 Lots at the August 2012 Hong Kong Auction

Irvine, Calif. – Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is set to conduct the August 2012 Hong Kong sale from August 19 through August 22 at the Mira Hong Kong in Kowloon. Following the successful sale in April that realized over USD$10.5 million, this sale is poised to rise to equally impressive heights. More than 2,300 lots […]

MEET THE 2012 NUMISMATIST OF THE YEAR

MEET THE 2012 NUMISMATIST OF THE YEAR

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……. He’s one of those semi-familiar names who has accomplished as much or more in his field than others with greater notoriety.  That’s what happens when a person quietly and diligently goes about his business for more than half a century. Author and researcher R.W. “Bob” Julian will be honored […]

By August 3, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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