World Coin Rarities in Künker Fall Auctions

World Coin Rarities in Künker Fall Auctions

Künker Auctions 372-375 by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, This fall, Künker publishes seven catalogs with as many as 4,715 lots and a...
Archives International Auction 79 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 79 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 79: Tuesday, September 6, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   Your participation in the auction is appreciated and can...
Coin Profiles - Hobo Nickels

Coin Profiles – Hobo Nickels

The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because...
The Ferris Wheel on So-Called Dollars

The Ferris Wheel on So-Called Dollars

Souvenir So-Called Dollars by Jay Turner for PCGS ......   It had been four years since the Exposition Universelle in Paris, France, where the world had...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined...
Coin Board News Number 63 - For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Coin Board News Number 63 – For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 63 — Summer 2022   STRIKE UP THE BAND It’s September 24, 1936—opening...
The Development of the ANS Indian Peace Medal Collection

The Development of the ANS Indian Peace Medal Collection

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   When looked at through the numismatic lens, the Indian peace medals in the extensive collection of...

The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Centennial Medal

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Editor's Note: David Provost wrote the excellent Commemorative Stories series for CoinWeek. The following piece on the Mecklenburg Declaration...
A Brief Exploration of Patriotic Civil War Tokens

A Brief Exploration of Patriotic Civil War Tokens

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   One common social impact of warfare is the general breakdown of confidence in a nation’s economic system. While seen...
Archives International Auction 75 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 75 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 75: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives...
R.S. YEOMAN ON THE SUBJECT OF COIN BOARDS, courtesy Whitman Publishing

Coin Board News Number 62 – For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 62 — Spring 2022   COLD TURKEY I haven’t been able to buy...
Archives International Auction 74 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 74 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 74: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives...
Archives International Auction 73 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 73 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 73: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives...
Most Comprehensive Reference Guide for Casino Chip Collectors Now Available Free Online

Most Comprehensive Reference Guide for Casino Chip Collectors Now Available Free Online

Museum of Gaming History’s recently updated ChipGuide provides a handy photo and background info database of over 280,000 gaming chips and memorabilia from worldwide...
Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part II

Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part II

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Link to Part I As we continue our exploration of miscellaneous paper issues from the United States,...
Künker eLive Auction 69: Ancient, World Coins and Military Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 69: Ancient, World Coins and Military Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 69 is online. From now on you can study all pieces of the upcoming auction at your leisure. More than 1,800 lots--from...
The Fascinating World of Saint Lambert Communion Tokens

The Fascinating World of Saint Lambert Communion Tokens

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Popularized in the 1560s by French Huguenots and Scottish Presbyterians, communion tokens quickly became a staple of northern Calvinism....
Archives International Auction 71 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 71 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 71: Tuesday, November 23, 2021 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives...
Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part I

Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part I

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   For numismatists and collectors alike, there’s nothing quite like exploring an area of numismatics that one...
So-Called Dollars From 1876 Centennial Exposition Included in 2022 Mega Red Book

So-Called Dollars From 1876 Centennial Exposition Included in 2022 Mega Red Book

The latest edition of the “Red Book” showcases over 80 so-called dollars from the Centennial Exposition   The seventh deluxe edition of A Guide Book of...
ANA Money Museum Receives Important Donation of George Washington Medals From Dwight Manley

ANA Money Museum Receives Important Donation of George Washington Medals From Dwight Manley

Benefactor's multi-million dollar exonumia donation includes over 800 medals from Historical Society of Pennsylvania's famous Baker Collection   More than 850 gold, silver, and bronze medals...
Künker eLive Auction 67: Ancient, World Coins and Military Orders and Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 67: Ancient, World Coins and Military Orders and Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 67 is online. From now on you can study all pieces of the upcoming auction at your leisure. You can expect more...
The New Navy in New York: Tokens, Medals and Art

The New Navy in New York: Tokens, Medals and Art

By Peter van Alfen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   At the end of the American Civil War, the United States had the second-largest navy...
Künker eLive Auction 66, Part 2: Orders and Decorations Now Online

Künker eLive Auction 66, Part 2: Orders and Decorations Now Online

Part 2 of Künker's eLive Auction 66, featuring military orders and decorations, is online. From now on you can study all pieces of the...
The Coinage of the Micronation of Celestial Space: PCGS

The Coinage of the Nation of Celestial Space

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   What does it take to become a nation? In short, the answer is declaring independence and gaining recognition. But the...

Squaring the Circle: The Andor Orand Squared Quarter

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Quite often, coming across a previously unknown-to-you numismatic object can send one spiraling down a rabbit...
Archives International Auctions Sale of World Banknotes, Stocks, and Bond Certificates

Archives International Auction 66 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 66: Friday, April 23, 2021 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives...

Medals of the American Negro Commemorative Society

By Jaharia Knowles for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968, sent shockwaves across the country....

Interesting Coins – A Love Token on Valentine’s Day

On this Valentine's Day, we figured we'd add in a numismatic twist. Love tokens are generally defined as coins where one or sometimes both...
Oceanographic Exonumia: Dr. Anton F. Bruun and the Alexander Agassiz Award - Stack's Bowers Auctions

Oceanographic Exonumia: Alexander Agassiz Award at Stack’s Bowers Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The world of exonumia offers many exciting opportunities to collectors. The greater size (in...