Author Archives: Kerry Rodgers

Spink to Offer Sarawak 1945 Small Change Notes

On Jan. 15, during Spink’s NYINC World Banknotes Sale, highly collectable examples of all three known denominations of Sarawak 1945 small change notes will be of offer: 1 cent, 5 cents and 10 cents. Their provenance could not be better: … Continue reading

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Spink Slates BoE 1797 £1 #2

On Thursday, Oct. 10, Spink UK will offer Part II of the remarkable Lou Manzi and A. J. Simms Collections of British Banknotes. One note says it all as regards to the significance of Manzi’s holdings: Bank of England (BoE) … Continue reading

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Spink Slates Edward VIII Pattern Penny

On Tuesday, Sept. 24, Spink will put ‘The Waterbird Collection of English Rarities’ up for sale in their London auction rooms. This collection comprises 65 lots of English numismatic rarities ranging from medieval gold nobles through to what the Spink … Continue reading

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Rudd Offers Rare Celtic Gold

On September 15 Elizabeth Cottam of Chris Rudd will be auctioning two rare, gold, Celtic quarter staters recently unearthed south of the River Thames. Both were minted in Iron Age Britain around 55-40 BCE. The first found near Basingstoke is … Continue reading

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French Hammer English in Morris Online Sale

Heritage Auctions has been selling the superb Morris Collection of Imperial Rome progressively throughout this past year. The coins of ancient Rome were not Morris’s sole interest. He also assembled an impressive number of historic world coins. A selection of … Continue reading

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Newly Discovered Australian 1916 Mule Halfpenny

On Saturday, October 5 Roxburys’ Auction House in sunny Queensland will feature an example of Australia’s rarest circulation coin: a 1916 mule halfpenny (KM-30). Importantly this is not one of the previously known examples. It is a discovery coin found … Continue reading

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Heritage World Coin Platinum Night Realizes $11,041,293

The world coin market is in a state of extraordinary good health. The results from Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night sale make this abundantly clear. The 1,085 lotS realized a total of $11,041,293 or over $10,000 a lot. Of these 19 … Continue reading

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Somerset Field Yields Rare Constantine Solidus

On Sept. 17 the London auction house of Dix Noonan Webb will offer a rare Roman gold solidus of Emperor Constantine I. It was found earlier this year in a field at Wanstrow in Somerset by a metal detectorist. The … Continue reading

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Heritage Long Beach Slates NEI Rarities

The world paper money girls and boys at Heritage Auctions have been a tad busy over the last couple of months what with a major Hong Kong sale and the distractions of ANA. Nonetheless the catalog for their upcoming Long … Continue reading

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DNW Slates All-Russian Sale

On September 17 at 2 p.m. London-time, the auction-house of Dix Noonan Webb will be conducting their first-ever sale devoted entirely to Russian coins and historical medals. These date from the 14th century to the 21st century. Center-piece of the … Continue reading

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