Daniel Frank Sedwick, LCC

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LCC⸱ Auction 35⸱ 7-9 May 2024 ⸱ US-Winter Park

The Daniel Frank Sedwick Auction 35 contains a wide variety of rare, historical, and even unique coins, currency, and artifacts, including shipwreck coins and gold and silver cobs.

Classical Numismatic Group

Classical Numismatic Group ⸱ Electronic Auction 561 ⸱ 1 May 2024 ⸱ Online

CNG’s Electronic Auction 561 includes 1170 lots. The sale features coins from a number of impressive collections, including the CJR, Sand, St. Croix, St. George, Weise, and William B. Porter Collections.

The fortress on the rock – not just a popular tourist destination, but also the most expensive 2 euro commemorative coin in the world. Collage: Canva / Wieschowski.

A Numismatic Journey Through the Principality of Monaco

On the visit of Albert II and Charlène of Monaco to Germany: The small country on the Mediterranean has more to offer than casinos, car races and film stars – it can look back on a long numismatic tradition.

Collectors of German coins will now have to calculate carefully whether they can still afford sets of circulation coins or commemorative coin sets with 2 euro coins. Collage: Canva / Münze Deutschland.

Increasing Prices for German Coin Sets: Is This The End of Proof Coin Collecting?

Official coin sets – for many coin collectors, these issues are an essential part of a complete collection. The number of produced sets, however, has been diminishing significantly for years, and a huge price adjustment could now deter collectors even further.

National Coin Week: The broad spectrum of numismatics in the limelight. Photo: ANA.

National Coin Week: Spotlight on Numismatics

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has been organising a national week of events in honour of numismatics since 1924. The ANA presents the entire spectrum of coin collecting with playful missions for children and specialist lectures from the world of science.

Decline in demand: The high gold price means that only a few investors are buying physical gold coins. Collage: Canva.

Gold at Record High, Demand for Bullion Coins Collapses

While the gold price has reached new all-time highs several sessions in recent weeks and gained around 20 per cent in value in a short period of time in a steep upward trend, several mints are reporting a drastic decline in sales in the precious metal sector.

Bad news from Brunswick: MDM is apparently preparing to reduce its workforce. Collage: Canva / Wieschowski.

Decline in Print Business: MDM Announces Job Cuts

The Münzhandelsgesellschaft in Brunswick reports a decline in sales and plans to reorganise its sales and develop new products.

The summit building of the Schilthorn with Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau. Photo: Background: Schilthornbahn via Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0. Coin: Swissmint.

Third edition of the Swiss Cable Cars series: Schilthorn Cable Car

The third coin in the “Swiss Cable Cars” series puts the Schilthorn in focus. A tribute to a region full of history and significance in the Swiss Alps.

Nomos AG

Nomos AG ⸱ Obolos 30 ⸱ 21 April 2024 ⸱ Online

In the next Obolos sale, Nomos offers 872 mostly ancient lots, with many interesting and rare Greek, Roman Provincial and Byzantine issues. Johannes Stelzhammer presents some highlights of the upcoming sale.

Heidelberger Münzhandlung

Heidelberger Münzhandlung ⸱ Auction 88 ⸱ 13.-15. May 2024 ⸱ Heidelberg

The May auction of Heidelberger Münzhandlung features countless rarities. Particularly remarkable is an extensive collection with Brunswick issues from the Middle Ages to the 19th century, as well as a large collection with coins of the German Empire and some Chinese rarities.