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Indonesia's Magic Money. Image: ANS / Adobe Stock.

Indonesia’s Magic Money

By Jared Goldfarb, ANS Assistant Librarian, for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ...... While walking around the streets of New York City, I find myself constantly...
Treasure of the Sichuan - Coins and Cultural Heritage. A 2002 silver 20 Yuan Sichuan Sanxingdui Relics coin. Courtesy of PCGS.

Treasure of the Sichuan – Coins and Cultural Heritage

By Peter Anthony for PCGS ...... Only splish, splash, splish, splash – the sounds of oars and the creaking of wood – break the Sichuan...

Strong Results in Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hong Kong Sale

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, the venerable auction house and market trend-setter in Asia, just posted the impressive results from their recently concluded Rarities Night,...

Nguyễn Dynasty Collection of Annamese Silver at Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction

By Kyle Ponterio - Senior Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ...... Today, Stack's Bowers Galleries and Ponterio would like to focus on the special...

A Brief History of the Indian Anna Coin

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek ..... Starting in 1903, the British mint in Calcutta was making plans for the eventual production of the one Anna...

Reverse Dragon Dollar From Last Chinese Emperor in Hong Kong Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ...... The biannual Hong Kong auction from Stack's Bowers Galleries is a highly-anticipated trend-setter and...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Presents Expansive Hong Kong Auction

Continuing their long line of exciting and market-realigning sales, Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce their April 2023 Hong Kong auction—a remarkable...
Ottoman Coins and Currency at the End of Empire

Ottoman Coins and Currency at the End of Empire

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek ..... The Ottoman Empire was described as the "Sick Man of Europe" by the Russian tsar Nicholas I during a...
The Piastre in French Indochina

The Piastre in French Indochina

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek ..... In 1847, after the Nguyễn dynasty of Vietnam had executed several members of the French Catholic missionary community for...
Coins of the Medieval Ottoman Sultans of Turkey

Coins of the Medieval Ottoman Sultans of Turkey

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ..... AT THE BEGINNING of the 14th century (c. 1300 CE), Anatolia (modern Türkiye) was a patchwork of “beyliks”, small,...
Gold Coinage in Pre-Meiji Japan

Gold Coinage in Pre-Meiji Japan

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ...... The coinage of western Eurasia and its colonial explants featured, from the Archaic Aegean to the...
A Brief History of the Chinese Gold Panda

A Brief History of the Chinese Gold Panda

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek ..... First struck in 1982, the .999 pure Chinese Gold Panda series has been a perennial favorite of numismatists and...
Rare Silver ‘Pavilion’ Dollar Brings Record $576,000 to Lead Heritage World Coin Auction

Rare Silver ‘Pavilion’ Dollar Brings Record $576,000 to Lead Heritage World Coin Auction

Second-finest example more than doubles previous record set in 2021   A rare Specimen Medallic “Pavilion” Dollar sold for a record $576,000 USD to lead Heritage...
Prized Private Collections at Heritage Hong Kong Auction

Prized Private Collections at Heritage Hong Kong Auction

Three exceptional collections, encompassing provincial and the Republic of China, stand poised to help Heritage Auctions' December 7-9 World & Ancient Coins Platinum Session...
Coins of the British Palestinian Mandate

Coins of the British Palestinian Mandate

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek ..... A great wellspring of revolution, the First World War upended the Middle East and totally eroded Ottoman control in...

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