Entries by Peter Terhorst

A Commemorative Coin Celebrating the Completion of Austria’s Southern Railway

Commemorative coins were issued far less frequently in the 19th century than today. The fact that Emperor Franz Joseph dedicated a commemorative coin to the Austrian Southern Railway is therefore testimony to the outstanding importance of this line. In auction 408, Künker is offering two of only 1,644 specimens minted.

Atlas Numismatics

Atlas Numismatics ⸱ May 2024 Fixed Price List ⸱ 30 May 2024 ⸱ Online

Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 141 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed prices. See some of the highlights here.

Classical Numismatic Group

Classical Numismatic Group ⸱ Electronic Auction 563 ⸱ 5 June 2024 ⸱ Online

CNG’s Electronic Auction 563 includes 1251 lots. The sale is notably strong in Greek, Roman Imperial, Roman Provincial, and World coinage.

Leu Numismatik AG

Leu Numismatik AG ⸱ Auction 15 ⸱ 1 June 2024 ⸱ Zurich

The focus of Leu Auction 15 is on an outstanding series of Greek coins, many of which boast excellent old provenances.

SINCONA AG

SINCONA AG ⸱ Auction 88-91 ⸱ 13-15 May 2024 ⸱ Zurich

The Spring Auctions of SINCONA AG from 13 to 15 May 2024 were a big success. The about 3000 lots were auctioned off for almost CHF 11 million. Find some of the outstanding results here.

Emporium Hamburg

Emporium Hamburg ⸱ Auction 106 ⸱ 13-16 May 2024 ⸱ Online

Emporium Hamburg held its annual Spring Auction from May 13 to 16, 2024. A look at the results from the world section shows that South America in particular is very popular among collectors.

The Olympic Games That Are No Longer Recognized

In 1906, the IOC and the country of Greece invited athletes from all over the world to the Olympic Games in Athens. The Games had a lasting impact on the ceremonies surrounding the sporting showdown, even though the IOC no longer recognizes these Olympics today. A winner’s medal from the Games will be auctioned by Künker on 18 June 2024.

Stack’s Bowers & Ponterio

Stack’s Bowers & Ponterio ⸱ April 2024 Hong Kong Auction ⸱ 15-22 April 2024 ⸱ Hong Kong

For the seventh time in a row, Stack’s Hong Kong auction exceeded the 20-million-dollar mark, thanks to outstanding Chinese rarities.

Morton & Eden Ltd

Morton & Eden Ltd ⸱ Au Auction 127 ⸱ 12 June 2024 ⸱ London

Morton & Eden’s 127th auction features 524 lot from ancient to modern times. An extremely rare gold coin takes us back to the time of the Arab expansion, when the Byzantine solidus was imitated and modified by the new Islamic rulers.

ROMA Numismatics to Close on 24 May 2024

On 24 May 2024, a chapter in the history of British numismatics will come to an end. The auction house ROMA Numismatics Limited will close its doors.