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Category: Coins, Currency & Stamps

  • Auction Result

    A Rare Chinese Red Revenue Stamp Collection Hammers $170,195 on iGavelauctions.com

    For International stamp lovers, rare postage stamps are always their target, and Chinese stamps are among some of the most famous, valuable and sought-after items in the world.  Thus, it comes as no surprise that the recent sale of a Chinese Red Revenue Stamp Collection–the first presented by the Dallas…

    A Rare Chinese Red Revenue Stamp Collection Hammers $170,195
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    Neue Auctions' online Pandemic Relief Auction, May 30th, will benefit antiques and arts dealers in Ohio

    Neue Auctions has scheduled a Pandemic Relief Auction for Saturday, May 30th, at 11 am Eastern time, in an effort to support local antiques and fine arts dealers in and around the Cleveland area. The online auction will consist of many "old new-stock" antiques, decorative art, fine art and jewelry, all…

    Neue Auctions' online Pandemic Relief Auction, May 30th, will benefit antiques and arts dealers in Ohio
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    Coins from thousands of years ago being auctioned

    Marc Antony & Divus Julius Caesar. AR Denarius (3.62 gms), Military mint traveling with Antony in Cisalpine Gaul, 43 B.C. NGC EF, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 5/5. Die Shift. Est: $1,000-$1,500. SANTA ANA, CA.- The fascinating world of ancient coins offers both exceptional, handmade artistry as well as intriguing, poignant touchstones to…

    Coins from thousands of years ago being auctioned
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    Currency Auctions Allen Mincho Honored with Director Emeritus Title

    Allen Mincho remains part of the Heritage family as he retires from full-time duties DALLAS, Texas (May 5, 2020) – After nearly two decades, Currency Auctions Director Allen Mincho will be retiring May 5 from Heritage Auctions, when he will assume the title of Director Emeritus. “We are sincerely appreciative to…

    Allen Mincho
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    Online Sales Surge to $41 Million in One Week at Heritage Auctions Amid Pandemic Concerns

    Thousands of bidders flock to world's leading online auction house to buy rare coins, illustration and modern & contemporary art Source: Hiscox Online Art Trade Report 2019 DALLAS, Texas (May 1, 2020) – More than 16,000 online bidders proved a global pandemic could not stop the action at 23 auction sessions…

    Online Sales Surge to $41 Million in One Week at Heritage Auctions Amid Pandemic Concerns
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    CSNS Auctions Blow Past $33.6 Million at Heritage Auctions

    Auction event, relocated from Chicago to Dallas HQ, draws 6,800 online bidders DALLAS, Texas (May 1, 2020) –More than $33.6 million in rare coins and currency changed hands during the Central States actions, which were moved from Chicago to Heritage Auctions’ global headquarters in Dallas, April 23-26 due to the cancellation of…

    CSNS Auctions Blow Past $33.6 Million at Heritage Auctions
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    Ancient Coins Selections from the Morris Collection, Part IV World Coins

    The Maximinus II is an ancient coin named after Galerius Valerius Maximinus, who rose to become a junior Eastern emperor after a split in Roman politics. The coin depicts Maximinus as Caesar. Such pieces were issued from 310-313 A.D. Along with many other ancient coins, this piece is available in…

    Ancient Coins Selections from the Morris Collection, Part IV World Coins
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    Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps

    The upcoming Coins, Bank Notes, and Collectibles auction, presented by Doyle, is anchored by numismatics and banknotes, along with metal and plastic toys from the 1940s and 50s. Many of the lots in the coin and banknote section offer multiple items. Lot 74 includes United States coins and notes, as…

    2020 May 10 Ancient Coins Selections from the Morris Collection, Part IV World Coins Month-long Online Auction
  • Auction Industry

    Dix Noonan Webb to sell rare 1 million Treasury Bill

    This is one of the last bills to be produced, it is on fully watermarked paper, bearing the signature of Andrew Turnbull and is stamped cancelled. It is estimated to fetch £5,000-7,000. LONDON.- A very rare £1,000,000 Treasury Bill dating from September 2003 that was never issued will be offered for…

    Dix Noonan Webb to sell rare 1 million Treasury Bill
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    Variety Sale: Antiquities & Ethnographic Art

    In pre-Colombian Central America, frogs symbolized seasonal rainfall and fertility. Leaders often wore gold ornaments modeled after the animal to signal power and honor. Available in the upcoming Antiquities & Ethnographic Art sale, presented by Artemis Gallery, is a 55% gold frog amulet from ancient Panama. This detailed piece has…

    Large - Portly Colima Dog Effigy Vessel
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    Coins

    Following the death of his father in 975 AD, a 13-year-old boy named Edward became the king of England. He ruled for three years before he was assassinated by supporters of his half-brother. A 10th-century coin found on the Isle of Wight is highlighted in the upcoming Coins event, offered…

    The Antony Scammell Collection of British Coins
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    Extremely rare silver penny of the boy king Edward the Martyr to be sold by Dix Noonan Webb

    The coin was discovered in March 2018 by a 68-year-old retired council worker using a Minelab ETrac metal detector. LONDON.- An extremely rare Silver penny of the boy king Edward the Martyr - the teenager who ruled Saxon Britain in the 10th century – has been found on the Isle of…

    Extremely rare silver penny of the boy king Edward the Martyr to be sold by Dix Noonan Webb
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    Impressive gold medal fetches £37,200 in Dix Noonan Webb's first online/live sale

    Designed by W. Wyon, the substantial medal which weighed 2oz and measured 54mm in diameter, depicted a coroneted head of Queen Victoria, and on the other side Minerva standing left, holding wreath and map. It was awarded to Johnston in 1871 ‘For distinguished services in the promotion of Physical Geography’…

    Dix Noonan Webb to utilise all of their online capabilities to host an increased number of auctions
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    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction

    The 3rd Thursday Discovery Auction, presented by Witherell's, will include almost 250 pieces of jewelry, decorative arts, and collectibles. Among the highlighted lots are seven 22-karat gold bangles and a ruby necklace. The latter item has a double chain and a clasp studded with rubies, emeralds, and enamel.  Several bronze…

    Two Art Glass Vessels
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    Dix Noonan Webb to utilise all of their online capabilities to host an increased number of auctions

    All of DNW's online capabilities have been developed in-house and are therefore completely within their control. LONDON.- In response to Covid19 and the temporary on/off restriction of movement that this is likely to entail for many of their customers across the world, Dix Noonan Webb, the international coins, medals, banknotes and jewellery…

    Dix Noonan Webb to utilise all of their online capabilities to host an increased number of auctions
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    The Drs. Joanne and Edward Dauer Sale of World Banknotes Signature Auction

    The Drs. Joanne and Edward Dauer Sale of World Banknotes, offered by Heritage Auctions, will offer rare paper currency from around the globe. Among the featured notes at auction are several from the Commonwealth of Australia, including a ten-pound note from 1918. The auction house estimates that there are only…

    Australia Commonwealth of Australia 10 Pounds
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    Error Coinage US Coins Month-Long Online Auction #60156

    The upcoming Error Coinage US Coins Month-Long Online Auction will present a 1973-S 50-cent Kennedy half-dollar. This mint error on a proof shows three visible strikes on each side with the date and mintmark indicated on the final strike. Also featured in this event, offered by Heritage Auctions, is a…

    Coinage US Coins Month-Long Online Auction #60156
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    The Jesse Lopez Dollar Collection US Coins Month-Long Online Auction

    Heritage Auctions will highlight a 1795 one-dollar draped bust coin in the upcoming online auction. This coin is slightly off-center with minimal wear. The detail is sharp despite remnants of adjustment marks on the Liberty portrait and along the borders; the definition of the stars and dentils is unaffected.  Featuring…

    1795 Draped Bust Dollar, XF40 B-14, BB-51, Off Center
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    Great Deals Antiquities Ethnographic Fine Art

    Sets of gilded brooches were worn throughout the Viking world on women’s cloaks, pinned with a chain between them. An example of these matching brooches from Gotland, Sweden will be offered in the upcoming Great Deals Antiquities Ethnographic Fine Art sale, presented by Artemis Gallery. The available set is made…

    Published Greek Glass Pendant - Ram's Head
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    Coin-Op & Advertising

    Violano-Virtuoso is a coin-operated and self-playing violin and key-less piano, made by Mills Novelty Company. In the upcoming Coin-Op and Advertising Auction, Morphy Auctions displays an example of a bow-front Violano-Virtuoso. This instrument was fully repaired by Robert Loeffler and is made of oak with tiger striping on its cabinet.…

    RED AND ORANGE PENNY CATCH HEAD.