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Baldwins Realizes $4.8+ Million at 2010 NYINC Auction

Held as part of the 38th annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC), A.H. Baldwins & Sons New York Sale proved to be...

Ponterio & Associates Realizes $2.5+ Million at 2010 NYINC Auction

IRVINE, Calif. -- Ponterio & Associates, Inc., the world and ancients auction division of Bowers and Merena Auctions, conducted its Official Auction of...

Canadian Dot Cent Brings $402,500 in Heritage $11M+ NYINC World Coin Auction

The Canadiana Collection dominates auction action at The Waldorf Astoria, Jan. 3-4, 2010 NEW YORK -- Heritage Auctions' World Coins division kicked off 2010...

Heritage January NYINC World Coins Auction Feature International Coin Rarities

Records stand ready to fall in Manhattan as Heritage readies deepest international coin rarities line-up to date for Jan. 3-4 auction NEW ...

Bowers and Merena Auctions Top $6.3 Million in Two January Auctions

IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena Auctions, America's leading rare coin and currency auction house, launched 2009 with two outstanding auctions. The Orlando Rarities Sale held on January 4 prior to the Orlando FUN Convention realized $4,745,806, followed by the Ponterio & Associates, Inc., N.Y.I.N.C. ’09 Auction on January 9 and 10 which realized $1,648,460. 

1921 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

The Orlando spotlight was on Lot 225, a fully complete, exceptionally high-grade set of Business Strike Three-Cent Nickels, PCGS-certified and bearing the CAC designation, which realized $304,750.  Comprised exclusively of top-of-the-pop coins, many of which are pop 1/0, this complete set is ranked at the top of the Current-Finest PCGS Registry in the category of Three-Cent Nickels, Circulation Strikes (1865-1889) – a top-ranked Registry Set acquired with a single purchase.

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FUN Currency Tops $6 Million in Heritage’s $52 Million Auction

Dallas, TX – The Official Currency Auction of the FUN 2009 Convention in Orlando, presented by Heritage Auction Galleries, has posted prices...

Heritage Posts $65+ Million In Sales At FUN and NYINC

1880 $4 Coiled Hair StellaDallas, TX. The Official Auctions of the FUN 2009 Convention in Orlando have been posted by Heritage Auction Galleries on their website. Spread over seven separate FUN catalogs of U.S. coins and currency were 15,000-plus lots belonging to 600-plus consignors that Heritage offered at the January convention of Florida United Numismatists.

The FUN auctions realized $52 million in rare coins and $6 million in currency. A further $7 million in ancient and world coins (4,200 lots) sold at the New York International Numismatic Convention Signature® Auction. To date, more than 3,300 FUN bidders have been successful, more than one-third of the 9,000 FUN bidders participating.

At FUN, 89% of the coin lots sold, and overall 87% of the lots found new owners. All lots are currently posted at for post-auction research. The totals are expected to further increase as Post Auction Buys and non-floor sessions continue.

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$7 Million of World & Ancient Coins Sold at NYINC

ROMAN EMPIRE. Hadrian, A.D. 117-138. AR Medallion Dallas, TX – Heritage Auction Galleries has just posted prices realized approaching $7 million on its Signature Auction of Ancient and World Coins, held as an official auction of the New York International Numismatic Convention in New York City (NYINC).

At the conclusion of sales of Post Auction Buys and non-floor session material (ending Jan. 13), total prices Realized are expected to well exceed $7 million. This was the lead event in a week of Heritage auctions that will see more than 18,000 lots of rare coins and currency valued above $50 million sold in New York City and Orlando, Florida. Prices realized information on all auctions can be found at 

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"Brand New" Ancient Roman Gold Coins in Heritage January 2009 NYINC Auction

Rare and important Coin Medallion of Hadrian Augustus also headlines

Dallas, TX – A trio of exceptional coins from ancient Rome is being offered in Heritage Auction Galleries' Signature® Auction of Ancient & World Coins to be held at the New York International Numismatic Convention, in New York City on January 4-5, 2009. The Heritage auction and the Convention will be held at the Waldorf-Astoria. Details can be found on the Heritage website,, where the auction will be posted in early December for inspection and bidding.

Ancient Roman gold coins and rare medallion

"Among the many magnificent ancient coins in the NYINC auction," noted Cristiano Bierrenbach, Heritage's Director of International Sales, "are a pair of coins graded as "Fleur de Coin" – a French phrase meaning 'absolutely perfect in every way.' This denotes a coin that is not only technically uncirculated, but appears as fresh as the day it was minted. The earlier of the pair is a gold Roman Imperial Aureus of Lucius Verus, minted 161-169 A.D.; NGC has graded it as 'Gem Uncirculated – F.D.C.'"

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