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Category: Coins, Currency & Stamps

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Militaria, Fine Art And Decorative Accessories Will All Come Up For Bid In A Two-session Online Auction By Estateofmind On February 13th

    Session 1 will feature militaria, antique firearms, swords and daggers. Session 2 includes fine art, estate jewelry, rare gold and silver coins, Bennington Rockingham pottery, redware, more. Session 1, starting at 11 am Eastern time, will consist of two local collections of 16 sporting rifles (some shown), and leather gun…

    Militaria, Fine Art And Decorative Accessories Will All Come Up For Bid In A Two-session Online Auction By Estateofmind On February 13th
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    US $10 gold pieces add weight to Stephenson’s Coin Auction slated for Dec. 20

    Earliest coin in sale is PGCS-graded 1881 $10 US Liberty Head gold piece 1901 $10 U.S. Liberty Head gold piece, PCGS-graded MS62. Estimate: $900-$1,200 SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – Numismatics, the study and collecting of coins, is a popular hobby that’s as old as money itself. What sets coins apart from many other…

    US $10 gold pieces add weight to Stephenson’s Coin Auction slated for Dec. 20
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Morphy’s presents exceptional fine and decorative art, magnificent jewels and watches from prestigious collections, December 8-10

    Featured: Rare Tiffany lamps, fantasy-themed Amphora pottery, 5.79-carat platinum diamond ring, important “flown” Omega Speedmaster Mir 365 chronograph wristwatch Victorian heart-shape brooch featuring natural blue pear-shape sapphire, approximate weight 5.52 carats, framed by 15 mixed old mine-cut cushion diamonds, topped with a bow set with 15 smaller diamonds. Accompanied by…

    Morphys presents exceptional fine and decorative art, magnificent jewels and watches from prestigious collections, December 8-10
  • Auction Result

    More than 3,600 slices of Americana come up for bid in Holabird's huge, 5-day 'Spooktacular' auction Oct. 29 thru Nov. 2

    A rare Wells Fargo and Company stock certificate from 1870 sold for $2,875 and a 1960s 25-cent Jennings slot machine from the Nevada Club Casino brought $2,625. 1960s-era 25-cent Jennings slot machine from the famous Nevada Club Casino, a must-have for collectors of Lake Tahoe items, featuring the classic Jennings…

    More than 3600 slices of Americana come up for bid in Holabirds huge 5-day Spooktacular auction Oct. 29 thru Nov. 2
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals Offers Seized Property, Featuring Coins, Wines, Artworks, Jewelry & More

    200 Lots Go Up for Bid on Sunday, October 18 SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 2, 2020 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present a Seized Property Auction on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Featuring property from Southern California, the sale includes gold and silver coins, noted wines, artworks,…

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals Offers Seized Property, Featuring Coins, Wines, Artworks, Jewelry & More
  • Auction Industry

    Julius Caesar "assassination coin" may be worth millions

    Et tu Brute? Authenticators in the United States and United Kingdom confirm the third known gold “Ides of March” coin. Photo: Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. LONDON.- A previously unrecorded example of a valuable ancient “Ides of March” gold coin commemorating the assassination of Roman dictator Julius Caesar in 44 B.C. has been…

    Julius Caesar assassination coin may be worth millions
  • Auction Industry

    Sterling Associates announces highlights of Estates Auction

    ‘Chips That Pass in the Night,’ oil-on-canvas, 16.5 x 19.5in, possibly American or English. Titled, dated (1898) and artist-signed (indistinctly) on back of frame. Estimate $3,000-$4,000. NORWOOD, NJ.-Sterling Associates, Bergen County, New Jersey’s foremost estate specialists, will conduct this year’s edition of their popular Fall Collectors Estate Auction on Wednesday,…

    Sterling Associates announces highlights of Estates Auction
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    A $10,000 Bill Sets $384,000 World Record at Heritage Auctions

    Bill is now world’s most valuable ‘small-size’ note Fr. 2231-J $10,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ DALLAS, Texas (September 22, 2020) – A 1934 U.S. bank note set the world record for the most valuable type of its kind sold at auction when it brought $384,000 at…

    A $10,000 Bill Sets $384,000 World Record at Heritage Auctions1
  • Auction Result

    Important Falklands medals fetch £130,000 at Dix Noonan Webb

    Falklands War D.C.M. group of six medals. LONDON.- An important Falklands War D.C.M. group of six medals awarded to Sergeant, later Captain, J. S. Pettinger, of the 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, who distinguished himself on countless occasions, whilst serving as Patrol Commander D (Patrol) Company during 11 days of operations…

    Important Falklands medals fetch £130,000 at Dix Noonan Webb
  • Auction Industry

    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots

    The auction includes fine art, Tiffany Studios lamps, 20th century art and design, decorative arts and furnishings, Asian objects, estate jewelry, gold coins. The many outstanding Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) lamps and accessories in the sale from various collections include this fine Peony table lamp with a 22-inch shade (est. $60,000-$80,000).…

    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots
  • Auction Preview

    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    American designer Cathy Waterman embraced two fundamental motifs: nature and fairy tales. Her best-known works often incorporate oak leaves, branches, leaves, fruits, and flowers. Waterman intended her work to be “ethereal, feminine, lyrical.” Today, she is a leading figure in jewelry design. The upcoming sale, presented by Hampton Estate Auction,…

    Cathy Waterman Platinum Amethyst Diamond Ring
  • Auction Preview

    Americana & Political Signature Auction

    During the annual meeting of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in 1946, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. accepted an award on behalf of his father. The former president was honored by the CIO for “the tireless service he gave to the toilers of this nation and the world.” Heritage Auctions’…

    William Henry Harrison- Copper Luster Mug
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Major Collections Highlight September Numismatic Events at Heritage Auctions

    Simpson and Dines collection could set record prices 1894-S 10C PR66 PCGS DALLAS, Texas (September 2, 2020) – Special collections from legendary collectors will set the gold standard in Heritage Auctions’ Dallas numismatic events spanning U.S. Coins, World & Ancient Coins and Paper Money and U.S. Currency Sept. 16-22 in…

    Major Collections Highlight September Numismatic Events at Heritage Auctions
  • Art Industry

    Building Wrap Specialist Project Print Management Creates Trompe L’Oeil Print to Cover British Museum Construction Work

    Digitally printed artistic building wrap effectively hides the scaffolding and building site while the museum undergoes extensive renovations. LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, September 1, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Established in 1753 and located in central London, the British Museum is a monumental Greek Revival style building with four vast wings, 44 columns…

    Building Wrap Specialist Project Print Management Creates Trompe LOeil Print to Cover British Museum Construction Work
  • Auction Preview

    Chinese Stamp Auction

    After 30 years of disorganized mail delivery, the Chinese Qing government approved the creation of the first national postal service in 1896. The government ordered specialized stamps from Japan to commemorate the occasion, but the shipment failed to arrive in time for the opening. A small number of red revenue…

    1897 Red Revenue Small Figure Surcharge
  • Auction Preview

    Coin-Op & Advertising

    The Coin-Op & Advertising sale, presented by Potter & Potter Auctions, features coin-operated machines such as early vending machines, slots, trade stimulators, and arcade games. One key lot is a cast-iron strength testing machine from the early 1900s. The device works by inserting an old English penny, which allows the…

    AMI Model A A Mother of Plastic Jukebox. 1946. When switc
  • Auction Preview

    The Regency Auction

    A 1915 Panama-Pacific round coin is featured in the upcoming Regency Auction, presented by Legend Rare Coin Auctions. The United States mint created these coins to celebrate the opening of the Panama Canal, and they were made available only at the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco. It was the first…

    L1C 1837 N-16. MEDIUM LETTERS. PCGS MS65+ RD CAC
  • Auction Preview

    Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps

    St. Gaudens $20 gold coins are among the most sought-after American coins for their value and design. The $20 St. Gaudens coins were produced between 1907 and 1933. They were named after Augustus Saint-Gaudens, a celebrated American sculptor who was asked by President Theodore Roosevelt to beautify American coinage. The…

    Gold Medallion Foreign gold medallion dated 1776 obverse showing portrait of Josephuf.I.D.G with large crest on reverse
  • Dealers

    No Significant "Panic Selling" of Gold, Reports Accredited Precious Metals Dealers

    Younger buyers entering the market and Baby Boomers are still acquiring precious metals Major retail sellers of physical gold and silver coins say they have not encountered significant panic selling. TEMECULA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, August 18, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- During the recent profit-taking and market correction, major retail…

    No Significant Panic Selling of Gold, Reports Accredited Precious Metals Dealers
  • Auction Preview

    Coins & Currency

    In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, U.S. one-cent coins were often in high demand. During the Civil War, they were hoarded for their nickel, and by the 1900s, coin-operated machines boosted the coin’s need. The one exception to this rise, though, came in 1877, when a poor economy…

    1874 $3 Gold Coin