Tag Archives: World Coins

Industry Insider: COVID Business Landscape, Part IV

View all installments of the five-part Industry Insider series. By Tom Michael In our first three articles we have shared information on the rise in retail sales for bullion coins and the difficulties arising for mints in acquiring materials and … Continue reading

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Finnish Designer Receives COTY Lifetime Achievement Honors

By Thomas Michael This year’s recipient of the Coin of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award, Finnish sculptor, coin and medal designer Reijo Paavilainen, actually began his artistic career as a painter. However, Paavilainen quickly moved to a more three-dimensional expression … Continue reading

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Kuenker Brings Rarities to World Money Fair

Auction house Künker from Osnabrück will offer 1,077 lots with world coins and medals in Berlin on Jan. 30, 2020 before the beginning of the World Money Fair. The day starts with the Prof Dr. Rudolf Wiechert Collection o. a. … Continue reading

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Donald Scarinci on ‘100 Greatest Modern World Coins’ Book

In March 2020 Whitman Publishing will release 100 Greatest Modern World Coins by numismatists Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker. Here, Donald Scarinci, medallic art historian and Coin of the Year judge, shares his thoughts on modern world coinage and the … Continue reading

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NGC-certified Russian Rarity Realizes Almost $500,000 in Swiss Auction

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 30, 2019) — Vintage Russian coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) did extremely well at the SINCONA sale of Russian coins and medals, held Oct. 21, 2019, in Zurich, Switzerland. The top five coins in the sale … Continue reading

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Islamic Gold Dinar realizes over $4 Million

We have recently learned that one of the world’s rarest and most highly-prized of all Islamic gold coins, or any coin, was sold by specialist auctioneers Morton & Eden in London on Thursday, Oct. 24 for an outstanding £3,720,000 million … Continue reading

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Heritage Long Beach World Coins

The Heritage Auctions ANA sales are still a month off, yet such is the way of today’s numismatic world that shortly after these concludes in mid-August Long Beach waits just around the corner. In point of fact consignments for that … Continue reading

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Coin Finds: Luck plays a part

We recently asked you, our readers, to share your best numismatic finds with us. Based on the long-running “Coin Finds” column in Coins magazine, which will continue to appear in print, this online version will give additional exposure to the … Continue reading

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Heritage sale brings nearly $6 million

Results from the Heritage Sept. 6-11 Long Beach World Coins & Ancients sale must have brought a warm and contented glow to the auction house’s heart. No coins attracted record-breaking, six-figure sums. The top-selling lots all fetched well under $50,000. … Continue reading

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New reference delivers five centuries of British coin details and pricing

Descriptive details, illustrations, and pricing for British coins minted between the 16th century and the present. are now available in the readily accessible digital Standard Catalog of Great Britain coins. Continue reading

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