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Category: Coins, Currency & Stamps

  • 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
  • Auction Industry

    Re-scheduled auction: 5 historic Islamic coins estimated to fetch US$1million

    5 Highly Important Rare Islamic Coins. LONDON.- Five exceptionally important Islamic coins dating from the 7th century AD are among the highlights of Morton and Eden’s next sale of Important Coins of the Islamic World in London on Thursday 22 October 2020. Collectively these five coins provide vital historic evidence for the…

    Re-scheduled auction 5 historic Islamic coins estimated to fetch US$1million
  • Auction Industry

    CEO's historic $10 million silver dollar in Vegas auction

    Believed by experts to be the first silver dollar ever made by U.S. Mint in 1794. LAS VEGAS, NV.- A Las Vegas, Nevada resident who owns the most valuable rare coin ever purchased at auction now is selling his prized possession, a superb condition silver dollar made in 1794 and believed…

    CEOs historic $10 million silver dollar in Vegas auction
  • Auction Preview

    Ancient Coins featuring the Glacier Rams Solidi Collection - Session B

    Lydia was a well-known center for trade and commerce and was also considered one of the first kingdoms in the world to issue coins, called staters, as currency. They were first introduced to the Lydian empire during the rule of King Alyattes between 619 and 560 BCE. The Lydian stater…

    CELTIC BRITAIN. Trinovantes & Catuvellauni. Uninscribed. AV Stater.jpg
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Bob R. Simpson Part I Auction Announced For September 17, 2020

    Heritage Auctions to offer significant selections from one of the greatest-ever coin collections into 2021 DALLAS, Texas (July 30, 2020) – Bob Simpson, the Texas energy executive and philanthropist, is as legendary in numismatic circles as the momentous United States coins he collects. And in coming months, Dallas-based Heritage Auctions will offer…

    Bob R. Simpson Part I Auction Announced For September 17 2020-2