Bonhams

Bonhams is pleased to announce two significant collections to be offered during our May 27, 2012 Rare Coins and Medals Auctions in Los Angeles.

The auction house is privileged to be offer nearly 600 gold sovereigns of Great Britain and other commonwealth countries such as Australia, South Africa and Canada from the Estate of television and business pioneer, Maria Helen Smith […]

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1915 Panama-Pacific Five-Coin SetBonhams is pleased to announce a stellar result for its September 4, 2011 auction of rare coins and medals. The sale brought more than $1.4 million over the Labor Day weekend.

Highlighting the holiday auction were gold coins from the Estate of Hellen and Charles Mapes, of Reno, NV. The eponymous Collection, once owned by the famed hotel and casino mogul Charles Mapes, included a rarely seen, high grade 1870-CC Liberty Double Eagle gold coin. This date and mint are well known to numismatists as the top Carson City rarity in the Liberty Double Eagle series. In fact, it is the rarest of all CC gold coinage […]

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1915 Panama-Pacific Five-Coin SetBonhams is pleased to announce the addition of a highly sought after five-piece Panama-Pacific coin set to the September 4, 2011 auction of Rare Coins and Medals.

Created to commemorate the opening of the Panama Canal and the workmen that created it, the coins graced the 1915 exposition in San Francisco in celebration of the monumental event.

Filled with rarities, the sale also contains a collection of gold coins from the Estate of Hellen and Charles Mapes, of Reno, Nev. Once owned by the famed hotel and casino mogul Charles Mapes, the offering includes a rarely seen, high grade 1870-CC Liberty Double Eagle coin […]

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The December 3rd Coins and Banknotes sale, presented by Bonhams New York, was met with great enthusiasm amongst collectors. The first of its kind to be held at the auctioneers’ New York showrooms, numismatics from across the globe eagerly awaited the opportunity to bid on over 400 exceptional lots. 1915 $50 Panama-Pacific Round: One of […]

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Collectors are eagerly awaiting the first sale of rare and exceptional Coins and Banknotes to be presented by Bonhams New York. Taking place on December 3rd, the sale consists of over 400 lots ranging from 1692 to the early 21st Century.  Lot 1234: An exceptionally rare and important 1796 $10 so-called "Eagle" graded. Est. $65,000-75,000 […]

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