October 20, 2021
Vital rare coin & paper money industry updates
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Sep 21 — On 27 September 2021, an icon of Japanese coinage will be auctioned off as part of the Schwarz Collection offered by Künker: the 20 yen piece of 1870 of which only very few specimens were minted to be given to dignitaries of the imperial court.
Aug 26 — “The Fascination of Minted Gold” Collection contains about 1,500 gold coins. And it is just one of many collections offered in Künker’s Fall Auction Sales: the material covers the entire spectrum from antiquity to Brandenburg-Prussia and Brunswick to modern times.
Oct 15 — Many know Joel as a renowned collector of paper money, but he was a life-long coin collector who built an empire that Whitman Publishing, ANACS grading service, American Numismatic Rarities, Stack's Bowers, Whitman Baltimore Expo and more.
Apr 5 — In the 110-year history of the Lincoln cent series, few issues have captured more six- and seven-figure prices, let alone more attention from the general media, than the 1943 Lincoln bronze cent.
Dec 27 — The numismatic community has learned of the passing of Dr. John W. McCloskey, a longtime president of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club (LSCC) and the editor of the Gobrecht Journal for 40 years.
Jun 27 — Chester Krause of Iola, WI, passed away on the evening of Saturday June 25, 2016, at the age of 93. Better known by hobbyists and friends as “Chet”, he was