IRVINE, Calif. – The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2011 Official Baltimore Auction will feature more than 8,000 total lots, including four foreign coin and paper money sessions by Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, presenting more than 2,800... read more »
By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog
The classification of cultures generally tracks along two interrelated lines: chronological and geographical. For centuries, coin collectors struggled with the lack of a coherent system... read more »
By Louis Golino for Coin Week
Ola Borgejordet is the founder and owner of Royal Scandinavian Mint (http://www.rsmint.com), a Salt Lake City, Utah company that specializes in modern world coins from almost 50 countries. It is the official North... read more »
By Paul Fraser Collectibles
Kuenker coins has completed its stunning series of sales offering Ancient, Medieval, German, Swedish, Russian and Chinese rare coins through the last week of September.
Two sections of major private collections were... read more »
by Al Doyle
The current economic slump has forced many collectors to cut spending to the bone. Even with their allure, coins can’t compete with buying groceries and paying the mortgage or rent. So what can the cash-strapped numismatist... read more »
Offered at Kuenker next week, the piece presents an extraordinary image of Alexandra Feodorovna
By Paul Frazier Collectibles
As we’ve reported, Kuenker has a series of exciting numismatic auctions coming up next week which including a... read more »
At Champion’s Hong Kong Auction 15, on August 28, 2011, a 1992 China Compass 2000 Yuan 1 Kg Gold graded NGC PF 69 Ultra Cameo realized US $1,298,000. This sale set a new world record price for a modern kilogram gold Chinese certified coin.
The... read more »
A unique gold coin of the enigmatic Greco-Baktrian ruler Sophytes, which may very well be the first ever Hellenistic gold issue, is to be auctioned in London on October 2nd and is expected to fetch £200,000.
Roma Numismatics’ second public... read more »
The Bank of China has issued two 2011 coins commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the World Wildlife Fund—30,000 Proof 10 Yuan, containing 1 oz. .999 fine silver, and 10,000 Proof 100 Yuan, containing ¼ oz. .999 fine gold. The silver coin... read more »
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... read more »
The American Numismatic Association’s Museum Showcase, featuring rare and historic numismatic treasures, will be on display at the 2011 ANA Pittsburgh National Money Show, Oct. 13-15. The showcase includes objects from the Edward C. Rochette... read more »
Heritage’s September 7-12, 2011 September Long Beach Signature World & Ancient Coins Auction contains perhaps the finest collection of rarities from around the world that Heritage has ever offered in a single auction. Included amongst... read more »
Gustav’s coin has a fitting place as he was known for leading Sweden’s finances out of trouble
By Paul Fraser Collectibles
Kuenker coins, has an impressive series of auctions lined up at the end of September.
Few numismatists could... read more »
Beverley Letine, Vice President & COO
Mint officials unveil a new series of silver coins that continue to feature an animal theme and discuss the success of previous issues.
ANA World Mint Theater: Royal Canadian Mint
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Hideharu Hishida, Executive Director
The Japan Mint announces their new series of coins that include bi-colored coins and the 47 Prefectures Coin Program.
ANA World Mint Theater: Japan Mint
Copyright © August, 2011
American... read more »
Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio will present an exceptional selection of more than 2,700 lots of Chinese and East Asian coins and banknotes at The Mira Hong Kong, August 22-24, 2011, HKT. The three-day auction event will spotlight a multitude... read more »
An Oban is a large oval gold plate coin, minted in Japan as part of the Tokugawa coinage system. The Oban was the largest denomination coin, valued at 10 Ryos or 10 Koban plate coins. The Tensho Oban was the first type of Oban minted, foreshadowing... read more »
The Cernnunos Collection of Celtic Gold will be auctioned on Tuesday September 6th at 9:00 AM during the Ancient & World Coin portion of our September 4-6th, 2011 Pre-Long Beach Auction in Los Angeles, CA.
The Cernunnos Collection is... read more »
By Louis Golino for CoinWeek
The U.S. numismatic press covers U.S. coins and the U.S. coin market in much greater depth than it devotes to the world coin market and world coins. Coin World’s monthly special edition and Krause Press’ World... read more »
Coinworks has just sold an 1813 Holey Dollar, Australia’s first domestic coin, to a new owner for close to half a million dollars. The price of $485,000 is a world record.
While the buyer, a high profile Melbourne Graphic designer, appreciated... read more »