Today’s record list takes us to Saxony. We present the 10 highest auction results of coins from the kings and electors of the Albertine line of the House of Wettin. Ernestine issues will be presented in a separate list.
This time, we present the 10 most expensive coins from Czechoslovakia. Few other countries can boast such high hammer prices for 20th-century coinage as this country, which existed between 1918 and 1992. Rare years of issue of gold ducat pieces make for some of the most expensive hammer prices that were ever achieved by European coins.
A procession of Helvetias: we present the 10 most expensive coins of the Swiss federal state founded in 1848 that were sold at auction.
When people talk about Greek coins, they usually mean pieces from ancient times – but modern Greece has exciting coins to offer as well! We present the 10 most expensive Greek coins and medals ever sold at auction that were minted after the beginning of the War of Greek Independence in 1821.
From the Seven United Provinces to today’s Kingdom: today our record section presents the most expensive coins of the Netherlands, including many magnificent off-metal strikes in gold. Recently, a new record price was achieved, almost tripling the previous one.
Many coins are worth a fortune today, but these specimens are at the very top: we present the 10 coins that sold for the highest sums throughout the world.
2021 was an exceptionally good year for the coin trade, with many new record prices in the millions. We present the most expensive coins that changed hands in 2021.
From the margraviate to the empire, from Franconia to Brandenburg and Königsberg: this time, we present in our record section the most expensive coins and medals from the territories ruled by the House of Hohenzollern.
The coin trade is booming thanks to Covid. That has also an impact on the prices of coins from the German Empire and the Weimar Republic. In Heidelberger Münzhandlung Grün’s auction 81 & 82, pieces of outstanding quality achieved results that had previously been unheard of – and set new records.
In this section, we present auctions that have set several price records at once. Let’s start off with the auction of the Paramount Collection by Heritage Auctions. The large gold coins made for lots of new records. The auction was held from 25 to 27 March 2021 in Dallas. The 701 lots consisted almost exclusively of large gold coins, international and ancient – the US coins had already been auctioned before.
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