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...
Archives International Auctions Sale of World Banknotes, Stocks, and Bond Certificates

Archives International Auction 64 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 64: January 27, 2021 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET each day   During this unprecedented time period, the team at...

Numismatic Commemorations of Vaccination Research

By Elena Stolyarik for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The year 2020, which brought to the world a coronavirus pandemic, is coming to an end....

Künker Kicks off Its Golden Jubilee With Auction 346

Künker Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Auction #346, replete with numismatic and phaleristic rarities from all over the world, is now...

Heritage Offers Certified American Tokens & Medals in Month-Long Auction

The latest Month-Long auction from Heritage Auctions features exonumia in its offering of a selection of Certified American Tokens and Medals. Open for bidding now,...

Archives International Auction 63 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 63: December 9-10, 2020 To be sold at public auction in two sessions over two days, beginning at 11:00 am ET each day   During this...
Freemason Mark Pennies

Mythologized and Mistrusted: Freemason Mark Pennies

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   A fraternal organization whose origins are purported to stretch back to ancient times, FREEMASONRY has a storied history of...

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...

Month-Long Metals and Tokens and Currency Auctions From Heritage

The latest Month-Long auction from Heritage Auctions features Metals and Tokens in its offering of a selection of Certified American Tokens and Medals. Open...

The “Horse Gaming Tokens” of Szechuan

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Much like the American pastime poker often involving some friendly monetary wagering, so too...

Wilson Dollar Medal Restrikes Celebrate Manila Mint 100 Year Anniversary

By Jeff Shevlin - So-CalledDollar.com ......   This year, to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Manila Mint, restrikes of the Wilson Dollar are being offered...

Archives International Auction 61 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 61: October 4-5, 2020 To be sold at public auction in three sessions over two days, beginning at 11:00 am ET each day   During this...

Q. David Bowers: The Last of the Encased Postage Stamp Issuers

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Lord & Taylor, the famous fashion retailer, is no longer with us, or at least not...

Condition Rarity MS-67+ 1937-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   Online bidding ends Sunday, August 30 on GreatCollections.com for this 1937-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar, graded MS-67+ by NGC. While the 1937-D Walking...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Sells Nearly $14 Million of US Coins and Exonumia in August...

Over $13.94 million in United States coins and Numismatic Americana was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2020 Las Vegas Auction, contributing to...

Big Sky Collection of Montana Tokens Part 2 Featured in August Collectors Choice Online...

By Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Big Sky Collection is an outstanding and comprehensive cabinet comprising thousands of trade tokens and related items from Montana...