Mel Wacks Judaica Art Medal Award Announced at FIDEM Tokyo 2020/2021

Mel Wacks Judaica Art Medal Award Announced at FIDEM Tokyo 2020/2021

At FIDEM Tokyo 2020/2021, the biennial Congress of the International Art Medal Federation, two medalists were chosen to share the Mel Wacks Judaica Art...
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...
Heritage December Dallas Signature Auction of US Coins Open for Bidding

Heritage December Dallas Signature Auction of US Coins Open for Bidding

The December 16-19 Signature auction from Heritage caps off a record year for U.S. Coins and Heritage Auctions overall. Heritage's World Headquarters hosts the...
Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   When it comes to coins, what do we mean when we call a numismatic portrait ugly? Are we talking...
Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin Sold for Nearly 500% Premium in Stack’s Bowers Auction

Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin Sold for Nearly 500% Premium in Stack’s Bowers Auction

A physical Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin was sold for $33,600 USD by Stack's Bowers Galleries in their November 2021 Showcase Auction, representing a nearly 500%...
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...
Stack’s Bowers to Offer British Campaign Medal Collection in Jan. 2022

Stack’s Bowers to Offer British Campaign Medal Collection in Jan. 2022

Since 1988, an American collector has quietly been assembling one of the most impressive groupings of British Campaign Medals ever assembled in this country....
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....
GreatCollections Offering First PCGS-Certified Casascius Physical Bitcoin

GreatCollections Offering First PCGS-Certified Casascius Physical Bitcoin

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   GreatCollections (GC) is auctioning a physical bitcoin created by Casascius Coins. Dated 2011, the 25-bitcoin coin is certified MS-67...
Apollo-Flown Robbins Medallions From Buzz Aldrin Family Offered at Heritage Auctions

Apollo-Flown Robbins Medallions From Buzz Aldrin Family Offered at Heritage Auctions

Gold and silver medallions, made specifically by the Robbins Company for flight missions in space, started all the way back on Apollo 7. Created...
Which Saint-Gaudens? American Numismatic Society

Which Saint-Gaudens?

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There are over 160-years of records in the archives of the American Numismatic Society (ANS), including...
Atlas Numismatics

Atlas Numismatics Offering Mint State Double Louis d’Or, Pattern Gulden, and More

For October, here is a new selection of coins and medals from Atlas Numismatics for your consideration. Please let us know if you see...
High Relief Medals, Induction Ceremony Honor Superman Creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster

High Relief Medals, Induction Ceremony Honor Superman Creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster

Large two-inch limited edition art medals commemorating Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the creators of Superman, one of the first comic book super-heroes, are...
Nude Medals, German Coins Highlight Künker eLive Premium Auctions 355-356

Nude Medals, German Coins Highlight Künker eLive Premium Auctions 355-356

By Künker GmbH ......   German Coins and Medals from a South German Private Collection 478 lots of mostly German coins of the 19th and 20th centuries...
Book Now for 2022 National Money Show and Debut of "Medal in America" Exhibit

Book Now for 2022 National Money Show and Debut of “Medal in America” Exhibit

Collectors and dealers are encouraged to make hotel reservations now to take advantage of special discount room rates at the historic Broadmoor resort for...
$48 Million Gold 1,000 Bitcoin Physical Coin Submitted by GreatCollections to PCGS

$48 Million Gold 1,000 Bitcoin Physical Coin Submitted by GreatCollections to PCGS

“Gold Cas” purchased in 2011 for only $4,905   Not seen for a decade, a one-ounce gold coin with a denomination of 1,000 bitcoins (BTC) is...
Rare Roosevelt, Harding Inaugural Bronze Medals in Stack's Bowers Showcase Auction

Rare Roosevelt, Harding Inaugural Bronze Medals in Stack’s Bowers Showcase Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present some of the most famous and elusive United States...
The Death and Return of an Emperor: Commemorative French Napoleonic Medals

The Death and Return of an Emperor: Commemorative French Napoleonic Medals

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   “It is my wish that my ashes may repose on the banks of the Seine, in the midst of...
Higley Copper Coinage - Q. David Bowers for Stack's Bowers Galleries

Q. David Bowers: A Brief Introduction to Higley Copper Coinage

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Among the most interesting of all early American issues are the copper tokens struck circa 1737-1739...

A Contemporaneous British Take on German World War I Medals

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   German World War I medals are viewed today through three main lenses: as simple vehicles for propaganda espousing Teutonic...
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...
Stack’s Bowers to Present Pogue 1804 Dollar in Auction at ANA World’s Fair of Money

Over $31 Million in U.S. Coins Sold in the Stack’s Bowers August ANA Auction

Over $31 million USD in United States coins and Americana was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2021 ANA Auction, contributing to over...
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,...