The Joint Coinage of Qatar and Dubai

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Qatar & Dubai AH1386-1966 25 Dirhams, PCGS MS64. Images courtesy PCGS The Gulf Emirate States are an amazing and rich...

Countermarked Holed Coins of the Philippines in Stack’s Bowers Auction

By Kyle Ponterio - Senior Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The countermark series of the Philippines is quite vast with a whole array...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Realize Over $11.5 Million in October Hong...

Auction firm Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio continues to deliver world-class sales of quality numismatic material and realize impressive prices, regardless of the challenging and...

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...

Singapore Mint Launches New Macau Lunar Coin Series

By The Singapore Mint ......   The Singapore Mint is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by the Monetary Authority of Macau as the...

Ancient and Modern Gold Coins Highlight Catawiki Auctions

By CoinWeek ....   Internet auction site Catawiki offers a wide range of collectibles, including fine art, jewelry, comics, toys, militaria, wine, and antiques. Numismatists will...

Legendary Chinese “Long-Whisker” Pattern Dollar at Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   There are many highlights and exceptional rarities in the Stack's Bowers upcoming October Hong...

Evolution of Life Coin Series Continues With Diplocaulus Fossil

Evolution of Life - Diplocaulus Mongolia. 500 Togrog. 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 999. Special technology: partially plated. B. H. Mayer’s...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Present Record-Setting Hong Kong Sale in October

Venerable coin firm Stack’s Bowers & Ponterio is pleased to announce their fall Hong Kong auction comprising seven sessions over five days, split between...

Auto Dollars of Kweichow Featured in Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Numismatic representations of automobiles are always popular due to their immense crossover appeal and...

The 1898 Chihli Dollar — A Monumental Gem With a Monumental...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   While the massive collection formed by the legendary Eduard Kann stands as a pinnacle...

Heaton Mint Coin From Kiangnan Highlighting Stack’s Bowers’ Hong Kong Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Late in the 19th century, China began to modernize its coining system, moving away...

Annam Gold 5 Tien Among New World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We hope that everyone is doing well and that your summer has been a pleasant one up to this point. We are pleased...

Limited-Edition 2020 Silver Eagles, “No Show” Pandas Offered by American Numismatic...

American Numismatic Association Living President Signature Labels Limited-edition 2020 American Silver Eagles certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) with original signatures from 16 living American...

The Coinage of Manchukuo and the Last Emperor of China

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The Last Emperor On March 1, 1932, a man by the name of Puyi became the Datong, or chief executive,...

Special Selection of Brazilian Coins in Heritage Monthly Auction

Besides Brazilian Coins, Extreme Rarity of Indian Numismatics Also Available in August Auction   The latest month-long auction from Heritage features a Special Selection of Brazilian...

Spring Dollar Rare Chinese Coin Realizes $660,000 at Heritage Sale

A China 1910 Yunnan Silver Dollar certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) realized an outstanding $660,000 USD at a Heritage Auctions sale on June...

The Last Coinage of Portuguese India

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Throughout the long and complicated history of Colonial India, Portugal had the longest span of all the European colonizers. Beginning...

Missing Blank Space Makes Chinese Peacock Coin Worth Over $100,000

The modern Chinese Peacock series of coins is always popular with collectors. But despite these coins' popularity and beauty, you can usually purchase a...

Spring Dollar, Rare Asian Coins to Shine at Heritage Auctions Event

In the realm of Asian pedigrees, few rival the Dr. Norman Jacobs collection of Asian coins. As many collectors recall, Jacobs’ collection brought forth...

Coinage of the Mughals

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The Mughal (or “Moghul") Empire ruled much of South Asia for over three centuries. Mughal emperors accumulated vast wealth,...

Gold Quarter Mohurs of the Zand at Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   While the American colonies were in the midst of a revolution that would see...

Over $13,000,000 in Coins and Banknotes Sold at Stack’s Bowers Ponterio’s...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is proud to announce the results from their recently concluded May Hong Kong auction. Total prices realized for this monumental...

NGC Coins and PMG Notes Impress in Stack’s Bowers May Sale

A coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and a note certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) achieved the top results in the Stack’s...

Live Bidding Begins This Week for Stack’s Bowers 10th Anniversary Hong...

Dear Friends, It is finally here – our 10th Anniversary Hong Kong Auction! Before I share some of the wonderful numismatic items that have been...

Off-Metal Pattern Coins in the Early Chinese Republic

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Following over two millennia of highly standardized and predictable currency in the form of...

Plesiosaur Latest Coin in High Relief Silver Prehistoric Beasts Series

Prehistoric Beasts - Plesiosauria Mongolia. 2,000 Togrog. 2020. Silver .999. 3 oz. Blue-rock finish. 65 mm. Proof. Mintage: 499. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Highlights May 2020 Hong Kong Coin, Paper Money...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is tremendously excited to present their May Hong Kong Coin and Paper Money auction—a monumental event that marks a decade...

The MBMY Collection—Chinese Pattern Coins (and More!) for the Connoisseur

Chinese Pattern Coins by Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Our monumental 10th Anniversary Hong Kong auction, marking a decade of...

Coin Profile – 2020 Laos 1 oz Silver 500 KIP Indochinese...

Laos Indochinese Tiger Product Details This bullion silver coin issued by the country of Laos features the Indochinese tiger. This APMEXclusive® has a limited mintage of 10,000...