Heritage Auctions

At Heritage’s Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair Auction, multiple lots achieved results of around half a million dollars. The auctions total result was $8.68 Million.

Contemporary allegory on the Great Elector Frederick William of Brandenburg.

The Great Elector, Taxes and the Rise of Prussia

On 1 February 2024, the Künker auction house will hold its 400th auction sale. Among the 770 lots are very rare issues from the reign of Frederick William of Brandenburg-Prussia. They bear witness to the achievements of the Great Elector, who brought prosperity to a realm devastated by the Thirty Years’ War.

Numismatisches Antiquariat Lang

Numismatisches Antiquariat Lang ⸱ Literature-auction 1 ⸱ 7 January 2024 ⸱ Online

At the beginning of January, Numismatisches Antiquariat Lang will be offering over 1,300 lots of numismatic literature in its very first auction. These include numerous bibliophile works and a wide range of titles on ancient numismatics.

Classical Numismatic Group

Classical Numismatic Group ⸱ Electronic Auction 553 ⸱ 3 January 2024 ⸱ Online

CNG’s Electronic Auction 553 includes 1163 lots. The sale is particularly strong in ancient and German coinage.

Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions ⸱ NYINC Signature Auction – Platinum Session ⸱ 8 January 2024 ⸱ New York

Heritage Auctions put together an impressive sale with highly important world and ancient coins for the NYINC. The selection of British coins is particularly remarkable.

Atlas Numismatics

Atlas Numismatics ⸱ December 2023 Fixed Price List ⸱ 21 December 2023 ⸱ Online

Atlas Numismatics has updated their inventory with 330 new high-quality coins, medals and tokens at fixed prices.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Stack’s Bowers Galleries ⸱ NYINC 2024 Auction – The Emilio M Ortiz Collection ⸱ 12 January 2024 ⸱ New York

Among their many offerings at NYINC, Stack’s Bowers Galleries presents Emilio Ortiz’s collection of Spanish Colonial coins as a stand-alone catalog. This collection includes many pieces that have been absent from the market for years and in some cases have never been offered in the state of preservation seen there.

Astarte SA

Astarte SA ⸱ Young Collectors Web Auction 1 ⸱ 11 January 2024 ⸱ Online

Astarte SA’s next web auction is specially addressed to young collectors who want to discover the passion of numismatics by starting or continuing their collection. The sale includes over 780 mostly ancient coins, all of which with a starting bid of 5 CHF!

Milchflecken und abblätternde Farbe: Die Qualität deutscher Sammlermünzen gibt Anlass zur Sorge. Doch nicht nur Deutschland ist betroffen. Münzbilder: Sebastian Wieschowski, Hintergrund: UK.

An “Error Coin” No Collector Is Happy About

The quality of the country’s collector coins is the subject of heated debate in Germany. This regards silver coins and colour issues. But the problem is not limited to German mints – the phenomenon of “milk spots” in particular is a major concern for coin producers around the world.

Marie Lemay, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint, was the host of the first MDC held in five years. Image: MDC.

Review: Minting For the Future at MDC 2023

The 2023 Mint Directors Conference took place in Ottawa, Canada. It was the first MDC held in five years and welcomed over 250 delegates from mints and the wider industry across the globe.