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...

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...

Niels Bohr Nobel Prize Medal Highlights Heritage Central States Auction

It is an exciting time for numismatics, as the many spectacular coins that the hobby offers are increasingly made accessible to collectors across the...

Three Important Collections in Künker’s Summer Auctions

Four catalogues present the material of the Künker summer auctions from June 18-21, 2018. Among others, the auction will entail the Genaert collection with...

Künker Summer Coin Auction Sales Now Online

Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, From June 18-21, we will conduct our Summer Auctions 307-310 at the Steigenberger Hotel Remarque in Osnabrück. Spanning four catalogs,...

Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 23 to Feature Coins Graded by PCGS

A wide variety of rarities graded by PCGS are set to draw heavy bidding during Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and...

Unusual Russian Coin Struck at Austrian Mint Among Variety of World Coins at MA-Shops

By CoinWeek ....   At online coin marketplace MA-Shops, the width and breadth of offerings is deep, with a large variety of ancient, modern, U.S. and...

World Coins: The Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April 2018 Hong Kong Showcase Auction

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of their upcoming Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency, to be...

Rare Ancient & World Coins of the Finest Style – Gorny & Mosch...

From 5-6 March 2018, the auction house Gorny & Mosch will be holding two Ancient & World Coins auctions. Auction 253 entails ancient coins;...

Russia Honors Subversive Folk Singer Vladimir Vysotsky on New Silver Commemorative Coin

By Bank of Russia ......   On January 23, 2018, the Bank of Russia issued a commemorative silver coin worth 25 rubles entitled the "Creativity of...

Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction of World and Ancient Coins Realizes $9.82 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2018 NYINC Auction. An excellent array of coins was anchored by the...