8 Escudos Royal Gold Recovered From 1715 Fleet Shines in Sedwick November Auction

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   A Royal gold 8 escudos, a coin literally “fit for a king”, recovered from a sunken Spanish treasure fleet...
Rare Chinese Pavilion Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

Rare Chinese Pavilion Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

Currently for sale on Greatcollections.com is a high-grade major Chinese rarity: an MS 63 Hsu Shih Chang or “Pavilion” commemorative dollar. Quite difficult to...
Rare Medieval British Coins Discovered by Metal Detectorists Sell at Auction

Rare Medieval British Coins Discovered by Metal Detectorists Sell at Auction

By Dix Noonan Webb ......   Two rare and noteworthy Medieval English gold coins were sold at Dix Noonan Webb on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in...
Rare Chinese Coins Lead Heritage HKINF Auctions Above $14.3 Million

Rare Chinese Coins Lead Heritage HKINF Auctions Above $14.3 Million

An exceedingly rare Chinese coin, struck in commemoration of the completion of one full lunar cycle since the start of the lunar series, sold...
Trophy Hunters Take Aim at 1839 Victoria Gold Proof ‘Una and the Lion’ in January

Heritage Auctions NYINC World Coin Event Tops $17 Million

More than a dozen aggressive bids drove a Victoria gold Proof "Una and the Lion" 5 Pounds 1839 PR64 Deep Cameo PCGS to $528,000...
Heritage World Coins, Paper Money Auctions Combine to Top $13.8 Million

Heritage World Coins, Paper Money Auctions Combine to Top $13.8 Million

‘Mukden Tiger’ dollar roars past $2.1 million to pace Heritage Auctions’ biggest HKINF event   The popularity and demand for Asian numismatics has soared recently. Nowhere...
Very Rare NGC-Certified Henry VII Gold Sovereign in Taisei Auction

Very Rare NGC-Certified Henry VII Gold Sovereign 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)...
CNG Auction 118 of World and Ancient Coins Tops $4 Million, Doubles Estimate

CNG Auction 118 of World and Ancient Coins Tops $4 Million, Doubles Estimate

Surging demand for quality Ancient and World coins pushed Classical Numismatic Group’s (CNG) Feature Auction 118, held September 13-14 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to over...

Heritage Hong Kong Auctions Top $6.5 Million

Heritage's final numismatic signature auctions of 2020, held December 17-19 in Hong Kong, realized more than $6.5 million with Post-Auction sales continuing. These auctions...

Ancient & World Gold and Silver Coins Highlighted for Sale at Catawiki

Coins Being Offered ....Article By CoinWeek ....   Catawiki.com offers a range of collectibles including jewelry, fine art, stamps, comics, toys, antiques, wine, and military orders,...
Trade Dollars Featured in May 2022 Stack's Bowers Hong Kong Auction

Trade Dollars Featured in May 2022 Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction

By Nicholas Fritz - Numismatist, World and Ancient Coins, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Western interest and trade within China is relatively recent, only beginning in...
Heavy Gold Coins – Special Gifts for Special People

Heavy Gold Coins – Special Gifts for Special People

Have you ever wondered why there were so many large gold coins weighing several ducats in the early modern period? We’ll show you with...

World’s Most Expensive British Coin Brings $2.28 Million at Heritage Auctions

1937 Edward VIII 5 Pounds Gold Coin Struck but Never Released After King Abdicated Throne   A 1937 Edward VIII 5 Pounds Pattern coin – one...
Heritage World Coins, Paper Money Auctions Combine to Top $13.8 Million

Chinese Pattern Realizes NGC-Certified World Record $2.16 Million

A vintage Chinese coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) just sold for $2.16 million, setting a world record for an NGC-certified Chinese coin....

The Macabre World War I “Totentanz” Medal Series of Walther Eberbach

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   As the first great conflict to serve as a focal point for much of...
Heritage to Offer 2nd-Finest Extremely Rare "P'u" Pattern Half Dollar

Heritage to Offer 2nd-Finest Extremely Rare “P’u” Pattern Half Dollar

One of the coins featured in the upcoming Heritage Auctions July 7-9 Hong Kong Sale is the extremely rare Republic of China Sun Yat-sen...
Heritage World’s Fair of Money Auctions Garner More Than $68 Million

Heritage World’s Fair of Money Auctions Garner More Than $68 Million

U.S., World and Ancient Coins establish new auction records, including $7.2 million for 1861 Paquet Double Eagle   The ANA World’s Fair of Money came to...
Forgotten Collection to Enter the Market: The Gold Coins of Fernand David

Forgotten Collection to Enter the Market: The Gold Coins of Fernand David

He was one of the most renowned collectors of his time: Fernand David, the rich Paris manufacturer of trimmings, lace and embroidery. Around 1900,...
Gold Ingot, Simpson Collection Lead Heritage Auctions’ Central States Numismatic Sales Past $65 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   A Justh & Hunter Gold Ingot sold for...
A Time of Transition: Spanish Coin Auction by Tauler and Fau

A Time of Transition: Spanish Coin Auction by Tauler and Fau

By Jesús Orejas Valdés - Tauler and Fau ......   The following highlights some of the coins from Tauler and Fau's upcoming E-Auction 67 of Spanish...

Extremely Rare Edward VIII Gold 5 Sovereign Among NGC Rarities in March Paramount Collection...

An extremely rare Edward VIII Gold 5 Sovereign pattern coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) stands at the top of a stunning group...
NGC Certifies Paramount Collection of Large-Format Gold Coins

NGC Certifies Paramount Collection of Large-Format Gold Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently had the privilege of certifying the Paramount Collection, an incredibly vast collection of US, world and ancient coins...
NGC Certifies Paramount Collection of Large-Format Gold Coins

The Paramount Collection: Finest World Coin Offering Ever From Heritage Auctions

On the heels of the successful FUN auctions, Heritage Auctions is proud to present The Paramount Collection, a diversified selection of rarities not seen...
NGC-Certified Chinese Coins From Illustrious NC Collection Offered by Champion Auctions in May

NGC-Certified Chinese Coins From Illustrious NC Collection Offered by Champion Auctions in May

The NGC-certified NC Collection boasts hundreds of rarities carefully collected by one of China’s most famous families   Coins from the NC Collection — an outstanding...

CoinWeek Podcast #144: A Priceless Treasure Coin Comes to the Block

CoinWeek Podcast #144: A Priceless Treasure Coin Comes to the Block Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...
Ancient and World Coin Highlights From the Heritage 2021 ANA World's Fair of Money Auction

Ancient and World Coin Highlights From the Heritage 2021 ANA World’s Fair of Money...

Live viewing for the August ANA auction from Heritage Auctions is available August 9-13 in conjunction with the World's Fair of Money at the...
Stack’s Bowers December Hong Kong CCO Auction Brings $10 Million+

Stack’s Bowers December Hong Kong CCO Auction Brings $10 Million+

As the world shifts to a more digitized environment, numismatic items that had previously been reserved for live sales at major auctions are crossing...
Stack’s Bowers to Present Over 6,000 Lots in Official 2022 NYINC Auction

Stack’s Bowers to Present Over 6,000 Lots in Official 2022 NYINC Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to offer more than 6,000 lots of world and ancient coins, military medals and orders, and world paper money...
Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hong Kong Auction Surpasses $30 Million Mark 2nd Consecutive Time

Stack’s Bowers Sells Over $100 Million in World and Ancient Coins in 2021

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries World and Ancient Coins Department is delighted to announce that their sales for 2021 have exceeded $100 million USD, far...
Stack’s Bowers and Kunker Auctions to Sell Historic Salton Collection of Ancient and World Coins

Stack’s Bowers and Kunker Auctions to Sell Historic Salton Collection of Ancient and World...

Auction houses Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Künker have been chosen to sell the illustrious Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, a comprehensive holding of many...