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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.
The monthly currency market commentary for May 2022 by Patrick Ian Perez.
This historic note, a centerpiece at Central States event, is one of just two examples available to public.
Notes at May 6-7 Central States event reflect collector's focus on Type rarity and fancy serial numbers.
The monthly currency market commentary for April 2022 by Patrick Ian Perez.
There is one thing that is clearly evident in this very robust United States currency market: Large Size Legal Tenders are leading the way. While I am hesitant to call the market for paper money ""white hot"" there have certainly been some eye-opening sales results over the past four months.
The United States currency market got off to a strong start in 2022 with the Heritage FUN Signature auction which totaled just over $7 million on 1,172 total lots.
Paper Money Guaranty ® (PMG®) is excited to announce a major milestone: 7 million banknotes certified. With this achievement, PMG maintains the title of being the largest and leading third-party certification service for collectible paper money worldwide.
Records fall and seven lots top $1 million each at Heritage Auctions.
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.
As we enter 2022, what better way to get the year started by offering you, our subscribers a refreshed and expanded Greensheet.
As we enter 2022, the United States currency market has enjoyed a strong and vibrant performance over the past twelve-plus months.
The number 8 is considered to be the luckiest of numbers in China, with the more 8's the better.
The action in the rare currency market this past month was provided by the Heritage ""Long Beach"" auction which was held in Dallas and realized a total of $7.4 million from 1,523 lots.
The Heritage Long Beach Signature U.S. currency auction, which takes place October 6th to 8th, will feature the first Platinum Night session since April.
The Friedberg catalog of U.S paper money remains the hobby standard for collectors and dealers for decades.
The currency results contributed to over $50 million in prices realized across all product categories.
The core of the market strength at the moment can be observed at the lower price tiers. A large majority of items from $500 up to $10,000 sold at or above their recent comparable transactions, with few bargains to be found.
Both Stack's Bowers and Heritage will be conducting currency auctions for this month's World's Fair of Money. They will, however, both take place the week after the show at their respective firms' headquarters.
An extremely rare Silver Certificate certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) is the top lot in the Stack's Bowers American Numismatic Association Auction of US Currency . Online bidding is already underway for the sale, which will be held on August 18, 2021.
Active bidding from both public auctions and dealer buy lists propels many upward price movements in this issue. The United States currency market remains robust, and while we have not yet approached the exuberance (over-exuberance?) of the 2008 market the climb has been steady now for nearly one year.
The Currency Proof Study Group's Online National Bank Note Plate Proof Research Project has finished beta testing and is ready to launch!
In some of the most exciting news to announce in a long time, at least from our perspective, CDN has acquired the well-known world paper money resource The Banknote Book (BNB).
The Stack's Bowers United States currency auction held in late March brought in $4.4 million across two sessions of just over 1,100 lots.
An extremely rare banknote certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) realized a record-setting $456,000 in a sale presented by Heritage Auctions.
The Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) is seeking to immediately hire dozens of employees across all of its categories and for nearly all positions, including entry level, specialist and management positions. All new employees will receive comprehensive, paid training by CCG.
As a market analyst and editor, pricing is something that is on my mind around the clock, to the point that it becomes a second language. This does not mean it necessarily becomes easy to do when it comes to collectibles, especially when markets are rapidly rising or falling.
While it is still too early to declare that there is ""top to bottom"" demand in the rare currency market, we are relatively confident that this market strength still has some time to go.
In a Bitcoin world prices and popularity for high-denomination notes are moving fast.
National currency is a competitive area of collecting