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The Stack's Bowers and Ponterio May Hong Kong Sale a Record-Breaking $43 Million Dollar Event

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio's May 2022 Auction netted a stunning final figure of over $43,000,000 in prices realized.


NGC-certified Coins from the SINCONA British Collection Realize $5.8 Million

With a highly prized ""Una and the Lion"" leading the way, more than 400 rare coins from a phenomenal collection certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) realized CHF 5.8 million (about $5.8 million).


Gold Ingot, Simpson Collection Lead Heritage Auctions' Central States Numismatic Sales Past $65 Million

Justh & Hunter gold bar, once thought lost forever at sea, brings $1.32 million, in record-smashing event.

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MONEY OF THE CELTS Achieves Outstanding Results

Künker's Spring Auctions Sales were held from 21 to 25 March and from 4 to 6 April 2022. They will go down in the company's history as the auction week with the highest turnover that was ever achieved. In this review, we present the Top Five of Celtic, Greek and Roman coins.


Stack's Bowers and Ponterio's Inaugural Hong Kong Rarities Night a Smashing Success

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio's inaugural Rarities Night of Chinese Coins proved a resounding success, as 255 lots realized just short of $27,000,000 in one session of the firm's May 2022 Hong Kong Auction.


Spectacular NGC-certified Chinese Silver Coins Offered in Taisei Auction

Several seldom-seen and highly valuable vintage Chinese coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) are being offered in a sale presented by Taisei Coins and The Royal Mint.


NGC Now Grading London City View Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) is now receiving submissions of The Royal Mint's City View Coinage, which debuts with the City of London.


Kagin's Auctions Shatters Record for Rare Annam 3 Tien Gold Coin

World gold coins from the Hesselgesser Collection performed exceptionally well in Kagin's April sale.


A Review of Künker's Spring Auction Sales: A Market Analysis

At 14.8 million euros, the total hammer price of the first part of Künker's Spring Auction Sales was more than twice its estimate of 6.5 million euros. This was also, but not only, due to twenty six-digit results. We'll take a look at results from all price segments.


Regent Collection of Australian Gold to Shimmer at Heritage Auctions' World & Ancient Coins Event

Central States auction also features magnificent trove of British coins.


The Salton Collection: An Auction of Superlatives

700,000 euros for the eightfold rose noble from Campen, making it the most expensive gold coin ever auctioned on German soil; 16 hammer prices in the six-digit range; prices increasing to more than ten times their estimates: the sale of the Salton Collection with its unique history was a complete success. Here you can find the top ten results.


Stack's Bowers and Ponterio to Offer Nearly 10,000 Lots of Asian Related Numismatic Items in their May 2022 Hong Kong Auction

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to present a large and varied selection of Asian and Asian related coins and paper money in their biannual Hong Kong Showcase auction.


MDC Monaco Auction N°9 Rare Coins and Medals

On June 3rd and 4th, an auction of collector's coins and medals will take place in Monaco.


Very Rare NGC-certified Henry VII Sovereign Offered in Taisei Auction

An extremely rare Type 2 Henry VII Sovereign hand-struck in gold more than 500 years ago and now certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) is being offered in an auction presented by Taisei Coins and the Royal Mint.


Celebrating 50 Years of Künker – The Book

In 2021 Künker celebrated its 50th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the auction house commissioned a company chronicle, which reflects the history of the German coin trade since 1971. It's the centerpiece of a heavyweight commemorative publication.


Money of the Celts – The Flesche Collection at Künker

The second part of Künker's Spring Auction Sales is completely dedicated to antiquity. In addition to many collections of Greek, Roman Republican, Roman imperial and late Roman coinage, a collection with world-class Celtic coins will be on offer: the Flesche Collection.


The Last Coins of Independent Syracuse

The second part of Künker's Spring Auction Sales is dedicated to antiquity: we present three specimens that are among the last coins that were issued by independent Syracuse while the Romans besieged the city and Archimedes built his defense machines.


Salton, Köhlmoos and the Welfs: World-Class Collections at Künker

Künker's Spring Auction Sales will be divided into two parts. There are so many important private collections on offer that one week simply isn't enough. The Salton and Köhlmoos Collections as well as a special collection with Welf coinage dominate the first week.


A Testimony to the Habsburgs' Claim to Power: The Three Emperors Issue

There is an enigmatic coin that – without naming a specific ruler who commissioned it – symbolizes the Habsburgs' claim to power: the so-called Three Emperors Issue. Künker offers two off-metal strikes in gold of this coin type as part of the sale of the Salton Collection on 22 March 2022. We summarize what is known about these mysterious pieces.


The Origins of the German Coin Trade: Brochure on the Fate of the Hamburger and Schlessinger Families

On the occasion of the sale of the Salton Collection, auction house Künker and Stack's Bowers Galleries entrusted the historian Ursula Kampmann with the task of investigating the history of the Hamburger-Schlessinger dynasty of coin dealers. Her findings revolutionize what we know about the German coin trade.


Origins of the German Coin Trade: The Hamburger and Schlessinger Families

To mark the auction of the Salton collection, Künker and Stack's Bowers Galleries asked historian Ursula Kampmann to research the history of the Hamburger-Schlessinger coin trading dynasty. Her findings have revolutionized our knowledge of the German coin trade.


10.4M Euros for 772 Lots at Künker: We Present the Top Five

On 26 January 2022 Künker held its January Auction Sales. Eight lots achieved results in the six-digit range. We present the five lots with the highest results.


Records Fall as Heritage Auctions' NYINC World Coins Event Tops $17 Million

Victoria gold Proof ""Una and the Lion"" soars to $528,000 among many other world coin rarities sold in Heritage's NYINC auction.


Stack's Bowers Galleries Sells Over $20 Million in World and Ancient Numismatics at 2022 New York International Numismatic Convention Auction

Following a record-breaking year in 2021, the World and Ancient Coin Department at Stack's Bowers Galleries saw continued strong prices as over $20 million in numismatic items crossed the block in their annual official auction of the New York International Numismatic Convention.


Künker Presents the Collection of a Connoisseur

On 1 and 2 February 2022, Künker will hold its auction 360 as an eLive Premium Auction. It contains German coins and medals of top quality – with estimates from the two- to the four-digit range.


Over $212 Million Sold in Record Year at Stack's Bowers Galleries

It is said that records are made to be broken and 2021 was the year for Stack's Bowers Galleries to break them. Overall, Stack's Bowers Galleries sold at auction over $212 million in numismatic items across nearly 75,000 lots, making it the single strongest season of auction offerings in their 89-year history.


Kagin's Inc. Appointed Exclusive U.S. Distributor for the Inaugural 2021 Spanish Doubloon Gold Bullion Coins

Both the Professional Coin Grading Service and the Numismatic Guarantee Corporation have just certified the first 200 struck coins from the Spanish Royal Mint's Spanish Doubloon series—their first gold bullion coins.


Skyrocketing Gold Bullion Coin Demand, Soaring Rare Coin Values in 2021, Reports Universal Coin & Bullion President Michael Fuljenz

Although the price of gold fluctuated during 2021, the public's demand for gold bullion coins such as the popular American Eagle series soared during the past year, according to Michael Fuljenz, president of Universal Coin & Bullion (www.UniversalCoin.com) in Beaumont, Texas.


Trophy Hunters to Take Aim at 1839 Victoria Gold Proof 'Una and the Lion' in January

A British series rarity first issued as part of Queen Victoria's delayed coronation Proof set could bring $600,000 or more when it crosses the block in Heritage Auctions' NYINC World Coins Platinum Night Auction January 10.

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