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By Kyle Ponterio, Senior Numismatist and Cataloger

This week's highlight from our March 25-28, 2019, Hong Kong auction, held at the Mira Hotel in conjunction with the 6th Hong Kong Coin Show (HKCS), is a rare occurrence of Chinese and French cooperation in numismatics.

By Kyle Ponterio, Senior Numismatist and Cataloger

George IV, "The first gentleman of England," earned this title for his charm and culture. But, due to concern that his poor relationship with his parents and dissolute way of life would tarnish the prestige of the monarchy, his father, King George III, gave him an ultimatum.  George IV had to either marry his cousin, Princess Caroline of Brunswick, or deal with his large financial problems on his own.  Out of necessity he relented and they were married at the Chapel Royal, St. James Palace on April 8, 1795.​

By Kyle Ponterio, Senior Numismatist and Cataloger

This week's highlight from our March 25-28, 2019, Hong Kong Auction, held at the Mira hotel in conjunction with the 6th Hong Kong Coin Show (HKCS), features an extremely rare Manchurian Sycee ingot:.

By Kyle Ponterio, Senior Numismatist, Consignment Director

Our annual Spring Hong Kong auction is in the final stages of production and we are preparing for the event to be held from March 25-28, 2019, at the Mira Hotel, in conjunction 6th Hong Kong Coin Show (HKCS). Featured here is an impressive modern Chinese highlight of the auction: Lot # 61075 – a highly desirable gold Kilo-weight Panda coin with a face value of 2000 Yuan from a mintage of just 68 pieces.  ​​

By Kyle Ponterio, Senior Numismatist, Consignment Director

Now that our February Collectors Choice Online (CCO) auction is completed, we turn our attention to our Hong Kong auction taking place March 25-28, 2019, at the Mira Hotel, in conjunction with the 6th Hong Kong Coin Show (HKCS) March 29-31, 2019. This auction contains a broad range of exceptional types and interesting varieties; it truly has something for every lover of Asian coins.  ​​

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The Stack's Bowers Galleries February 2019 World Collector's Choice Online Auction is less than a week away. If you have not yet viewed the sale, please do so here. This week's highlight is a lovely Siculo-Punic Tetradrachm. This coinage was struck during an outbreak of hostilities between Carthage and Sicily. ​​

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The dust has settled from the outstanding January New York International Numismatic Convention Auction, and now Stack's Bowers Galleries is looking ahead to the next world and ancient coin auction. The February Collectors Choice Online Auction of World Coins and Currency is sure to be exciting for collectors of Mexican Republic Reales coinage. ​​

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

One of the most impressive world coins sold last week at the Stack's Bowers Galleries January New York International Numismatic Convention Auction was the marvelous city-view of Nurnberg 8 Ducat issue. This magnificent piece realized $78,000 (including the buyer's premium). ​​

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