Outlandish Alteration of a Chinese Dollar

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With vintage Chinese coins, I have come to see unimaginably fantastic forgeries and alterations. Yet one alteration goes above...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio to Offer 5,000+ Lots in Most Valuable Hong...

The rare coin market remains incredibly robust, with Chinese numismatics among the clear trend-setters. Within this environment of intense interest, venerable auction house Stack's...

Heritage Spring Hong Kong World Coins Auction Open for Bidding

The month-long Hong Kong Spring World Coins Auction from Heritage Auctions is now open for bidding, exclusively at Coins.HA.com. Focused on East Asian pieces,...

PCGS Around the World – Shanghai – A Pair of Chinese...

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The area of Chinese numismatics is broad and complex. For a long period of time, some issues were shunned as...

Heritage Hong Kong Auctions Top $6.5 Million

Heritage's final numismatic signature auctions of 2020, held December 17-19 in Hong Kong, realized more than $6.5 million with Post-Auction sales continuing. These auctions...

Modern Coin Counterfeit Detection – 2012 Year of the Dragon Silver...

Modern Counterfeit 2012 China Dragon 10 Yuan This particular counterfeit has reflective areas not seen on the authentic coin due to the die not being...

The 2021 Chinese Silver Pandas are Now Available from JM Bullion

The 2021 release of Chinese Silver Pandas comes at a time when silver demand is sky-high. That increased demand, along with an all-new design,...

NGC Certifies Enormous Gold Coins Celebrating the Year of the Rat

Coins include a 2-kilogram as well as a 10-kilogram, the largest of the 2020 Chinese Lunar coins   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified two more...

Heritage to Offer Set of Iconic Opium Taels of Yunnan

The December 18 - 19 Hong Kong World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction from Heritage features a stunning set of patterns for the...

Ancient & World Gold and Silver Coins Highlighted for Sale at...

Coins Being Offered ....Article By CoinWeek ....   Catawiki.com offers a range of collectibles including jewelry, fine art, stamps, comics, toys, antiques, wine, and military orders,...

Champion Auction 2020 Macau Sale Live on November 29

By Champion Auction  ......   Welcome to the 2020 Champion Macau Auction. This will be the first live numismatic floor auction in Hong Kong or Macau...

NGC and PMG-Certified Coins, Notes From East Asia Feature in Macau...

A vintage Chinese silver dollar is one of the highlights in the November sale   Vintage Chinese coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and vintage...

Impressive Chinese Coins Featured in Heritage Hong Kong Auction

As the last major auction event on the Heritage Auctions 2020 numismatic calendar, our December 18-19 Hong Kong Signature Auction allows us to reflect...

NGC Certifies Five Gigantic 5 Kilogram Gold Show Pandas

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified the entire mintage of the largest Chinese Panda commemoratives ever produced. Struck for the 2019 Long Beach Expo in...

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...

Hong Kong Auction to Feature Pavilion Dollars, Rare Ta-Ching Banknote

The Mysterious 'Pavilion Dollars' of 1921 By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   As interaction increased between the western world and 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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...