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...
Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. Breaks Record for Purchase of Queen Elizabeth I Rarity

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. Breaks Record for Purchase of Queen Elizabeth I Rarity

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. shocked the numismatic world when it purchased on commission (for a private client), a Queen Elizabeth I, Seventh Issue, Pattern...

Éditions V. Gadoury Monaco October 22-23 Auction

By Éditions V. Gadoury Monaco ...... Gadoury 2021: World Rarities of Excellent Quality On October 22 and 23, 2021, world rarities of excellent quality from antiquity...
Künker Ancient, Medieval and World Coin 2021 Fall Auction Results

Künker Ancient, Medieval and World Coin 2021 Fall Auction Results

Künker Fall Auction Sales by Künker GmbH ......   After six exciting days, our Fall Auction Sales ended October 1 with extraordinary success and some impressive...
English Civil War Siege Money

English Civil War Siege Money

King Charles I stands centre wearing the blue sash of the Order of the Garter; Prince Rupert of the Rhine is sat next to him and Lord Lindsey stands next...
Queen Elizabeth I Rarity Realizes Record-Breaking $650,000 in Spink Sale

Queen Elizabeth I Rarity Realizes Record-Breaking $650,000 in Spink Sale

A Queen Elizabeth I rarity that was certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) stunned the coin collecting world when it sold for £480,000 (about...
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...
Hungarian Greyhound the Newest Entry in Popular Hungarian Dog Breed Coin Series

Hungarian Greyhound the Newest Entry in Popular Hungarian Dog Breed Coin Series

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   The Hungarian Mint will release on October 4 the third issue in the “Hungarian sheep and hunting dog breeds”...
Rediscovered English Gold Coins From Horace Hird Collection Certified by NGC

Rediscovered English Gold Coins From Horace Hird Collection Certified by NGC

A trio of captivating gold pieces from three prominent monarchs top the list of 52 English gold coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC)...
How Do Numismatists Decide Where a Coin Is From?

How Do Numismatists Decide Where a Coin Is From?

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There are many ways to describe where a coin is from. One by reference to the...
Top 10 Women on Coins, Part 2

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Link to Part 1 5.) Irene of Athens Like much of the Middle Ages, the history of the...
Strong Lineup of Ancient and World Coins Feature at September CNG Sale - Happening Now

Strong Lineup of Ancient and World Coins Features at September CNG Sale – Happening...

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   As of Friday, August 6, 2021, Classical Numismatic Group’s (CNG) Feature Auction 118 has been open for online bidding....

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 1

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Is there anything better suited to honor the famous figures of history than a coin? * *...
Hydropower! Colorized and Glow-in-the-Dark Swiss 20 Franc

Hydropower! Colorized and Glow-in-the-Dark Swiss 20 Franc

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   On September 9, 2021, Swissmint is issuing the new "Hydropower" silver coin, the first in the three-part "Energy of the...
Representations of Justice on Coins and Medals

Representations of Justice on Coins and Medals

By Elena Stolyarik for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Since ancient times, justice has been one of the fundamental concepts of civilized society. Through the...
Künker Auction 352: World Gold Coins of the Hermann Schwarz Collection

Künker Auction 352: World Gold Coins of the Hermann Schwarz Collection

Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, This is one of the best moments in the life of any coin dealer: being able to offer a collection...
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...
Italian Mint Celebrates Lambrusco and Tortellini on New Collector Coin

Italian Mint Celebrates Lambrusco and Tortellini on New Collector Coin

By the Italian Mint ......   The 2021 Numismatic Collection created by the State Mint of Italy pays tribute to two excellences of food and wine...
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...
Finest-Graded Una and the Lion, Certified by NGC, Realizes Record $1.44 Million

Finest-Graded Una and the Lion, Certified by NGC, Realizes Record $1.44 Million

A Great Britain 1839 Una and the Lion 5 Sovereign certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) realized a record $1.44 million at a Heritage...

A Guide to the Austrian Mint’s 25 Euro Niobium Coin Series

Niobium Coin Article Originally by Louis Golino and Updated August 2021 by CoinWeek .....   The Austrian Mint is one of the world’s oldest mints, with historical...

Modern Coin Profile – Austrian Mint 2021 Silver Niobium Coin SMART MOBILITY

2021 Austria Silver Niobium Coin Smart Mobility €25 BU Getting from A to B promises to be both smart and exciting in the future. The...
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...

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...
Medieval Coins of Portugal

Medieval Coins of Portugal

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Portugal, a small, narrow country on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian peninsula ... was created during the Christian...
Ancient and World Coin Highlights From the Heritage 2021 ANA World's Fair of Money Auction

Ancient and World Coin Highlights From the Heritage 2021 ANA World’s Fair of Money...

Live viewing for the August ANA auction from Heritage Auctions is available August 9-13 in conjunction with the World's Fair of Money at the...
Ancient and Medieval Coins With Two-Sided Legends

Ancient and Medieval Coins With Two-Sided Legends

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Many--probably most--coins do not have any inherent directionality in the images or legends on their two...
Künker eLive Auction 67: Ancient, World Coins and Military Orders and Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 67: Ancient, World Coins and Military Orders and Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 67 is online. From now on you can study all pieces of the upcoming auction at your leisure. You can expect more...

CoinWeek Podcast #161: Let’s Get Medieval: Mike Markowitz on Coins of the Middle Ages

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
Stack's Bowers Presents Loch Ness Collection of Scottish Coins in ANA World's Fair of Money Auction

Stack’s Bowers Presents Loch Ness Collection of Scottish Coins in ANA World’s Fair of...

Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to feature the Loch Ness Collection of Scottish Coins in their Official World Coin Auction for the ANA World's...