The Last Coins of Nicholas II

The Last Coins of Nicholas II

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Late on the night of July 16, 1918, the "Emperor of All the Russias", his wife, his five children,...
Künker eLive Auction 70 of Ancient and World Coins Starts Tuesday

Künker eLive Auction 70 of Ancient and World Coins Starts Tuesday

This Tuesday, as part of the digital World Money Fair, Künker eLive Auction 70 begins. You can expect over 1,900 lot numbers from...
Heritage to Offer Long Island Collection of European Coins January 30

Heritage to Offer Long Island Collection of European Coins January 30

Sunday, January 30 will see the first dedicated Showcase sale from Heritage Auctions featuring offerings from The Long Island Collection, a wide-ranging collection of...
Stack’s Bowers to Present Over 6,000 Lots in Official 2022 NYINC Auction

Stack’s Bowers to Present Over 6,000 Lots in Official 2022 NYINC Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to offer more than 6,000 lots of world and ancient coins, military medals and orders, and world paper money...
NGC-Certified Russian Coin Realizes Over $500,000 in SINCONA Sale

NGC-Certified Russian Coin Realizes Over $500,000 in SINCONA Sale

A Russian coin led a group of 10 rarities certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) that each realized prices over $100,000 in a pair...
A Coin Fit for a Tsar: The 37 Rubles 50 Kopeks Russian Gold Coin - Stacks Bowers Galleries October Collectors Choice Online Auction

A Coin Fit for a Tsar: The 37 Rubles 50 Kopeks Russian Gold Coin

By Nicholas Fritz - Numismatist, World and Ancient Coins, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   At the turn of the 20th century, pre-Revolution Russia was in a...
Top Five Results From Künker 2021 Fall Auction Sales

Top Five Results From Künker 2021 Fall Auction Sales

Künker Fall Auction Sales 351-354 by Künker GmbH ......   We know that prices on the numismatic market have been skyrocketing for several months, especially regarding...

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...

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? * *...
A Massive Coin for a Massive Empire: The Russian 5 Kopek Copper

A Massive Coin for a Massive Empire: The Russian 5 Kopek Copper

The Imperial Russian 5 Kopek certainly has a heft befitting such an imposing country. But why strike such large copper coins?   By Tyler Rossi for...
Russia 1845 СПБ 6 Rubles – Ex Hutten-Czapski and Mikhailovich Collections – PCGS PR65DCAM

An Extremely Rare Platinum Russian Coin Graded by PCGS

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Russia 1845 СПБ 6 Rubles – Ex Hutten-Czapski and Mikhailovich Collections – PCGS PR65DCAM For Russian numismatics, there are many...
Michael T. Shutterly: Ten Coins I'd Love to Own

Michael T. Shutterly: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   I enjoy coins for their artistry and for the history behind them. Because there are so many coins...

NGC-Graded Russian Coin Realizes $2.64 Million, Quadruple Its Pre-Auction Estimate

An incredibly rare Russian pattern coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) dazzled the coin collecting world by realizing $2.64 million USD at a Stack’s...
Stack's Bowers Ponterio to Offer 5,000+ Lots in Most Valuable Hong Kong Auction to Date

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

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...

Stack’s Bowers to Sell Rarity Once Called World’s Most Expensive Non-U.S. Coin

Longstanding rare coin auction house Stack's Bowers and Ponterio, whose experts have presented some of the most prestigious, highest-grossing sales in the industry's history,...

Künker to Offer 1757 10-Ruble Gold Coin Created by Jacques-Antoine Dassier

On January 28, 2021, a Künker auction presents a 10-ruble piece from 1757 whose die was created by the Genevan medalist Jacques-Antoine Dassier. But...

The “Family Ruble” of Nicholas I — An Important 19th-Century Crown

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   From talers to dollars, crown-sized silver coins have always been very popular with collectors....
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Stack’s Bowers Impressive Offerings of World and Ancient Coins, Medals, and Paper Money in...

An Officially Sanctioned Auction of the NYINC   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce their next sale of World and Ancient coins, and World medals,...
Russian coins of Catherine the Great highlight the Stack's Bowers galleries NYINC 2021 Auction of World Coins

The German Princess Who Became a Russian Empress: Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Much like another female ruler some two centuries prior (Elizabeth I in England), an...

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...
Shadows of the Past: Olympic Coins of Failed States by Tyler Rossi

Shadows of the Past: The Commemorative Olympic Coins of Failed States

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   While watching the opening ceremony to the Olympic Games, one is easily overwhelmed by the pomp and circumstance. Costing hundreds...

PCGS Grades Rare 20th-Century Russian Gold Coin

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   There are many fantastic numismatic rarities among Russian coinage. One such coin is the Russian 1906 5 Roubles, which...

Ancient and Medieval Coins as Royal Propaganda

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   How does a monarch solidify legitimacy? What tools can be drawn upon to project power? Since a centralized state monopolizes...
1798 CM ФЦ Russia 5 Roubles Bit-1, PCGS MS64.

PCGS Grades Fantastic Gold 5 Rubles Russian Coin

1798 CM ФЦ Russian Gold 5 Roubles Bit-1, PCGS MS64   Russian Gold by Jay Turner for PCGS ......   For Russian numismatics there are many great rarities...

Atlas Numismatics Highlights New Inventory of Rare World Coins Before FUN, NYINC

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending both the The 65th Annual F.U.N. Convention, January 8-12, 2020 in Orlando, Florida and The 48th New York...

NGC-Certified Russian Rarity Realizes Almost $500,000 in Swiss Auction

Vintage Russian coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) did extremely well at the SINCONA sale of Russian coins and medals, held October 21,...

The Full Range of Numismatics: The Künker Fall Auction Sales

Künker Fall Auction by Künker GmbH ......   From October 7 to 11, 2019, four auction sales will be held by auction house Künker in Osnabrück....

Stunning and Extremely Rare Coronation Medal of Nicholas I in Platinum

Coronation Medal by Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Born in 1796 to Russian emperor Paul I and Sophie Dorothea of...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Ancient and World Coin Auction at the 2019 World’s Fair...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce their official auction at the highly anticipated American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17,...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Earliest Russian Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   SINCE ANCIENT TIMES, Russia's great rivers have served as trade routes, sending Baltic amber, luxury furs, beeswax, honey, and...