Künker Highlights Collections of Ancient and World Coins in Upcoming Fall Auctions

Künker Highlights Collections of Ancient and World Coins in Upcoming Fall Auctions

“The Fascination of Minted Gold” is the name Künker gave to the Hermann Schwarz Collection, which contains about 1,500 gold coins. And it is...
A Lifesaving Medal With a Poignant Past in Stack's Bowers Hong Kong Auction

A Lifesaving Medal With a Poignant Past in Stack’s Bowers September Hong Kong Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Lifesaving medals are a particularly popular subset of numismatics. As celebrations of the rescuing...
From Mound House to Manhattan: The Medallic Art Company Archives, Part 2

From Mound House to Manhattan: The Medallic Art Company Archives, Part 2

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   This is the second segment of a three-part series on the MACO Archives and the pending...
Künker Fall Auction Sales 351-354 of Ancient and World Coins Now Online

Künker Fall Auction Sales 351-354 of Ancient and World Coins Now Online

Künker Fall Auction Sales by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, The catalogs of our upcoming Fall Auction Sales 351-354 are online. In four...
Heritage Showcase Auction of Tokens & Medals Open Through August 22

Heritage Showcase Auction of Tokens & Medals Open Through August 22

Heritage is currently showcasing an auction featuring a fine selection of Certified Tokens and Medals. Open for bidding now, this auction concludes with a...
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...
US Mint Opens Sales for U.S. Coast Guard 2.5 oz. Silver Medal August 17

US Mint Opens Sales for U.S. Coast Guard 2.5 oz. Silver Medal August 17

The United States Mint will accept orders for 2.5 oz. silver medals honoring the U.S. Coast Guard starting on August 17 at noon EDT....

Stacks Bowers to Display Rare Libertas Americana Medals at ANA

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be hosting an impressive display at the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) August 2021 World’s Fair of Money Convention in Chicago,...
Presidential Silver Medal Honoring John Tyler Available August 2

Presidential Silver Medal Honoring John Tyler Available August 2

The John Tyler Presidential Silver Medal will be available for purchase directly from the United States Mint starting on August 2 at noon EDT....

Unique William Henry Harrison Congressional Gold Medal Offered in Stack’s Bowers ANA Auction

In their Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money, Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to offer a unique Congressional Gold Medal presented...
How Much is a 2020 Tokyo Olympics Medal Worth

How Much is a 2020 Tokyo Olympics Medal Worth

Precious Metals Wholesaler Dillon Gage Metals Unveils Olympian Gold and Silver Secrets   By Dillon Gage Metals ......   This year, one of the world's largest precious metals...
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...
United States Mint Launches Armed Forces Silver Medal Program June 22

New Release Date for United States Mint 2.5 oz Air Force Silver Medal

On Tuesday, June 22, the United States Mint announced that it would delay the release of the United States Mint Air Force Silver Medal,...
Basel "Glückhennentaler" in Gold Among World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Napoleon I Essai, Basel “Glückhennentaler” in Gold Among World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Dear Clients, We hope everyone is doing well and that you may have some nice summer plans in store. This month we have brought...
Coffee and tea: A Caffeinated Tour of the American Numismatic Society Collection (ANS)

A Caffeinated Tour of the American Numismatic Society Collection

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   In the world of humorous coffee shop signs, there is one that has always rung particularly...
Highlights From Robert Adam Collection of U.S. Tokens and Medals in Stack's Bowers June CCO Auction

Highlights From Robert Adam Collection of U.S. Tokens and Medals in Stack’s Bowers June...

The Robert Adam Collection of U.S. Tokens and Medals comprises more than 450 lots with nearly 600 individual items, making it one of the...
Anglo-Trinidadian Botanist Henry Prestoe and the 1878 Paris Expo: Stack's Bowers

Anglo-Trinidadian Botanist Henry Prestoe and the 1878 Paris Expo: Stack’s Bowers

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   As mentioned in a previous piece, award medals often combine the elegant and artistic...
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...

Civil War Tokens From Donald G. Partrick Collection in Heritage Internet Auction

The Donald G. Partrick Civil War Token collection is a remarkable assemblage that was formed over a period of 50 years. This offering is...
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...
Experience Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medals With Major Expansion of Website

Experience Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medals With Major Expansion of Website

The Jewish-American Hall of Fame’s website www.amuseum.org made its first appearance on the internet in 1996. In 2002, it won the Numismatic Literary Guild’s...
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...

Condition Census Pitt Farthing Discovered in UK

A Newman Numismatic Portal user from the United Kingdom recently reported the discovery of a high-grade Pitt farthing, which researcher Chris McDowell ranks as...
From Mound House to Manhattan: The Medallic Art Company Archives, Part 1

From Mound House to Manhattan: The Medallic Art Company Archives, Part 1

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   As many of you know, the American Numismatic Society purchased the archives of the Medallic Art...

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...

William Henry Harrison Presidential Silver Medal Available May 3

The United States Mint will accept orders for the William Henry Harrison Presidential Silver Medal starting on May 3 at noon EDT. The Department of...
A Rare Award Medal Pertaining to Dinuzulu—the Final 19th-Century King of the Zulus offered by Stack's Bowers Galleries

A Rare Award Medal Pertaining to Dinuzulu—the Final 19th-Century King of the Zulus

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   As European colonialism continued in late 19th-century Africa, fewer and fewer native tribes were...

Partrick, Simpson Collections Highlight CSNS Event at Heritage Auctions April 22-25

1792 Judd-13 White Metal Quarter offered for first time in history   More than 2,500 lots from 14 single-owner collections and from clients around the world...

George Floyd Medal by Jeanne Stevens-Sollman Wins 2021 American Medal of the Year Award

The American Medallic Sculptors Association (AMSA) has announced that Jeanne Stevens-Sollman has won the 2021 American Medal of the Year (AMY) award for her...

Eva-Maria Wohn Wins AMSA’s Women’s Suffrage Medal Competition

A relatively new medalist, Eva-Maria Wohn of Chicago, has created the best art medal on the theme of the 100th Anniversary of the 19th...