Stack's Bowers Galleries to Present Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Present Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack's Bowers Galleries has been selected to sell Sydney F. Martin's many remarkable numismatic collections at public auction over a several-year span, beginning in...

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...
Künker January World Coin Auctions 358 and 359 Now Online

Künker January World Coin Auctions 358 and 359 Now Online

Künker Auctions 358 & 359 by Künker GmbH ......   On Wednesday, 26 January 2022, Künker will hold our auctions 358 and 359 at the Vienna...
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...
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...
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...
Fame and Infamy Represented in the Medallic Art Co. Die Shells

Fame and Infamy Represented in the Medallic Art Co. Die Shells

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Since repatriating the die shells of the Medallic Art Co. (MACO), organizing and cataloguing these pieces...

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...
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....
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...
Picasso Gold Medallions Offered in Bonham's Auction

Bonham’s Sells Gold Medallions Created by Pablo Picasso

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   One of the most prolific and famous artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso’s artwork is instantly recognizable for...

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...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), United States Mint

CCAC to Review 2023 American Liberty Gold Coin, Silver Medal Designs

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a teleconference public meeting February 15, 2022. The purpose of...
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 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...

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...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), United States Mint

American Innovation $1 Coin, Merchant Mariners Gold Medal Designs to be Reviewed by CCAC

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a telephonic public meeting March 23 and 24, 2021. The...
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...

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...
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...
Unprecedented Offering of Physical Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction

Unprecedented Offering of Physical Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present an exciting selection of physical bitcoins and other cryptocurrency in their Spring 2022 Showcase Auction, the Official...
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....
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,...

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,...

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...
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...
Indian Peace Medals at the American Numismatic Society

Indian Peace Medals at the American Numismatic Society

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Dead Zone was a popular science fiction thriller written by Stephen King in 1979 that...
James K. Polk Presidential Silver Medal Available From US Mint Feb. 14

James K. Polk Presidential Silver Medal Available From US Mint Feb. 14

The James K. Polk Presidential Silver Medal will be available for purchase directly from the United States Mint starting on February 14 at noon...
Jewish-American Hall of Fame Offers Medal Honoring Ukrainian President Zelensky

Jewish-American Hall of Fame Offers Medal Honoring Ukrainian President Zelensky

100% of the profits will be contributed to help Ukrainians in their homeland and as refugees   The non-profit Jewish-American Hall of Fame has commissioned Jim...
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%...