Heritage World Coins, Paper Money Auctions Combine to Top $13.8 Million

Heritage World Coins, Paper Money Auctions Combine to Top $13.8 Million

‘Mukden Tiger’ dollar roars past $2.1 million to pace Heritage Auctions’ biggest HKINF event   The popularity and demand for Asian numismatics has soared recently. Nowhere...
Rosebud Coin Latest in Series Honoring Exquisite Fabergé Eggs

Rosebud Coin Latest in Series Honoring Exquisite Fabergé Eggs

Fabergé Eggs: Rosebud Egg Mongolia. 1,000 Togrog. 2022. Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Special Technology: color application and smartminting (High Relief). Proof. Mintage: 888....
CIT Launches Into the Wild Series With Ultra-Deep Coin Featuring the Brown Bear

CIT Launches Into the Wild Series With Ultra-Deep Coin Featuring the Brown Bear

Into the Wild - Bear Mongolia. 1,000 Togrog 2021. Silver .999. 2 oz. 50 mm. Proof. Mintage: 999. Special Technology: smartminting (Ultra High Relief) combined...
Big Beard Yuan Shih-Kai Transitional Chinese Pattern Coin in Stack's Bowers December Collectors Auction

“Big Beard” Chinese Pattern Coin Realizes $780,000 in Stack’s Bowers Sale

An extremely rare Chinese pattern certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) has realized $780,000 at a Stack's Bowers auction. It was the top coin...
Big Beard Yuan Shih-Kai Transitional Chinese Pattern Coin in Stack's Bowers December Collectors Auction

Bearded Yuan Shih-Kai Transitional Coin in Stack’s Bowers December Collectors Auction

By Nicholas Fritz - Numismatist, World and Ancient Coins, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The December Hong Kong Collectors Choice Auction of Asian Coins from Stack's...
PCGS New World Coin Variety Report November 2021

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report November 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   PCGS has been seeing some fantastic coins recently, including some new discoveries and old favorites. Numismatic headlines were made...
20th Century Mongolia and the Broader World, A Numismatic Journey. Featuring Coins Offered in the December Stack's Bowers Hong Kong Collectors Choice Online Auction

Mongolia and the Broader World, Featuring Coins From the Dec. Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong...

By Nicholas Fritz - Numismatist, World and Ancient Coins, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Russian Revolution began in 1917 and culminated with a victory by...
Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction Hits $4.20 Million

Sedwick Treasure Auction Hits $4.20 Million

Prices realized for numismatic rarities in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s November 4-5 Treasure Auction 30 surpassed $4.20 million, the third consecutive record-breaking auction for the...
Ancient Chinese Coins and the World's Oldest Mint

Ancient Chinese Coins and the World’s Oldest Mint

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   In early August 2021, Han Zhao and his team of Chinese archaeologists with the State University of Zhengzhou, announced...
Early Modern World Coins: The Ottoman Kuruş and the Control of Money

Early Modern World Coins: The Ottoman Kuruş and the Control of Money

By Ellen Nye and David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   In August 2018, as the country of Turkey faced a currency crisis, its...
A New Pattern From Germany of the Yunnan Dragon Dollar

A New Pattern From Germany of the Yunnan Dragon Dollar

Heidelberger Münzhandlung presents a new testimony to the active cooperation between China and Germany: a pattern of the Dragon Dollar for Yunnan, produced with...
Stack's Bowers Ponterio to Feature Major Chinese Coin Rarities in December Hong Kong Collectors Choice Auction

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio to Feature Major Chinese Coin Rarities in December Hong Kong Collectors...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce that extremely rare and recently identified numismatic treasures will be auctioned at their Hong Kong Collectors...
Jim Bisognani: Coin Markets Going Up and Staying Up

Jim Bisognani: Coin Markets Going Up and Staying Up

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   It is mid-October already, and so far, the weather is mildly chilly and steadily becoming colder....
Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hong Kong Auction Surpasses $30 Million Mark 2nd Consecutive Time

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hong Kong Auction Surpasses $30 Million Mark 2nd Consecutive Time

After 13 separate sessions comprising world and ancient coins along with world paper money, the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio September Hong Kong Auction realized...
1851-O/O $5, PCGS VF30. Images courtesy PCGS

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report September 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With the positive response to the previous report in August 2021, we will continue the series! This month we...
Chinese Numismatic Treasures From the Family of H.H. Kung (Kong Xiangxi)

Chinese Numismatic Treasures From the Family of H.H. Kung (Kong Xiangxi)

By Kyle Ponterio - Senior Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Numerous rare, interesting and highly desirable numismatic treasures will soon cross the block...
Stack's Bowers Ponterio to Hold Firm’s Largest Hong Kong Auction

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio to Hold Firm’s Largest Hong Kong Auction

In what has already been a banner year for the venerable auction house, Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is excited to announce their fall Hong...
Two Chinese Pavilion Dollars in Gold at Stack's Bowers September Hong Kong Auction

Two Chinese Pavilion Dollars in Gold at Stack’s Bowers September Hong Kong Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   There is an abundant selection of numismatic highlights in the upcoming fall Hong Kong...
Asian Coins Showcased in Autumn Heritage Hong Kong Auction

Asian Coins Showcased in Autumn Heritage Hong Kong Auction

The Hong Kong Autumn Showcase Auction from Heritage Auctions is now open for bidding, exclusively at Coins.HA.com. After a successful Showcase auction in April,...
PCGS New World Coin Varieties Report August 2021

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report August 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With the volume of coins submitted at PCGS, it is not uncommon for new significant world varieties to be...

Budget Coin Collecting – Ten Attractive and Inexpensive World Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The current economic slump has forced many collectors to cut spending to the bone. Even with their allure, coins...

Collecting Strategies: The Financially Painless Way To Collect Gold Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The appeal of gold is universal, and it has nothing to do with the state of one's finances. A desire to own...
Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Announces Updated September Sale Dates, New Hong Kong CCO Venue

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Announces Updated September Sale Dates, New Hong Kong CCO Venue

Fresh off Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio’s record-shattering April Hong Kong auction that offered over 5,000 lots of coins and banknotes and realized prices in...
The 1889 Silver Coins of the Kwangtung Mint, China

The 1889 Silver Coins of the Kwangtung Mint, China

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The story of numismatics in China is a protracted and complex subject with a depth of millennia. For the machine-struck...
Heritage Summer Hong Kong World Coin, Currency Auctions Exceed $10.5 Million

Heritage Summer Hong Kong World Coin, Currency Auctions Exceed $10.5 Million

Rare Chinese dollar coins were the focus as Heritage's June 23-25 auctions of World and Ancient Coins and rare World Paper Money raised over...
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...
Contemporary Chinese Coins Gaining on Century-Old Counterparts at Heritage Auctions’ HKINF Event

Contemporary Chinese Coins Gaining on Century-Old Counterparts at Heritage Auctions’ HKINF Event

Highlights make world premiere at Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair official auctions June 25-27   A collector’s pick of world and ancient coins among the nearly...
PCGS Around the World – The Thailand Pattern Coin From Paris That Was Too Late

PCGS Around the World – The Thailand Pattern Coin From Paris That Was Too...

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Many pattern coins are created as samplings, with their rejection caused by the selection of another design. However, for Thailand...
VAMs and Dimple Morgan Dollars Reflected in Month-Long Auction

VAMs and Dimple Morgan Dollars Reflected in Month-Long Auction

The latest month-long auction of US coins from Heritage Auctions focuses on the ever-popular Morgan Dollar series, with an offering consisting of VAM varieties...
Two NGC-Graded Vintage Chinese Coins From NC Collection Realize Over $1 Million Each

Two NGC-Graded Vintage Chinese Coins From NC Collection Realize Over $1 Million Each

The finest known example of a Chinese coin designed by Luigi Giorgi dazzled the coin collecting world, realizing $1.34 million at a Champion Macau auction that...