Press Releases tagged with numismatics

October 26, 2017: RARE COINS, CHINESE NUMISMATICS & ASIAN ART

1988 Fine Gold Panda Coin Leads Way in Rare Coins, Chinese Numismatics & Asian Art Auctions

Released: October 16, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – Thursday, October 26 marks 888 Auctions’ inaugural auction dedicated to numismatic items with a special focus on Chinese gold and silver panda coins. The 426-lot auction will also be featuring rare coins from all over the world and will also be accompanied by 888 Auctions’ usual complement of Asian fine and decorative arts, including finely carved jadeite objects, porcelain ceramics, furniture and jewelry.   Released for the first time in 1982 (Gold) and 1983 (Silver) by the People’s Bank of China, the Chinese Panda continues to be one of the most eagerly awaited co...


Lovely Native American floral squash blossom necklace.

California Gold Rush items, taxidermy, mining artifacts, numismatics at Holabird's huge Dec. 9-12 auction in Reno

Released: November 21, 2016

RENO, Nev. – A big four-day auction comprising about 2,500 lots in a wide range of collecting categories – to include numismatics, California Gold Rush items and mining artifacts – will be held December 9-12 by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC, online and in the firm’s gallery located at 3555 Airway Drive (Ste. 308) in Reno. The auction is titled Americana Safari. In all, 29 collecting categories will be featured in the auction. These will include gaming, tokens, autographs, taxidermy, ivory items, firearms, militaria and related items, Western cutlery (from circa 1855 to ci...


This beautiful and rare Banco Espanol de Puerto Rico circa 1889-1890 20 Pesos proof banknote rarity will be sold Feb.  23rd in Fort Lee, N.J.

Gorgeous U.S. and worldwide banknotes will be sold at Archives International Auctions' two-session sale, Feb. 23

Released: February 16, 2016

FORT LEE, N.J., U.S.A. – More than 1,350 lots of U.S. & worldwide banknotes, scripophily (stock and bond certificates) and security printing ephemera will be sold at a two-session public auction on Tuesday, February 23rd, by Archives International Auctions, in the firm’s offices at 1580 Lemoine Avenue in Fort Lee, N.J. The first session will begin at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time. “We are looking forward to another exciting auction and will be offering numerous banknote rarities, including a new find of early Mexican banknotes discovered in an old estate that have never before been offered...


This Bank of China, 1918 Shanghai Harbin branch issue rarity sold for $4,425.

Beautiful and colorful old banknotes, stocks, bonds and more all do well at Archives International Auctions

Released: December 28, 2015

FORT LEE, N.J. - A 1942 Farmers Bank of China banknote trio hammered for $20,060 and an 1898 Imperial Bank of China 10-Taels Peking issue note brought $17,700 at a two-day, three-session sale held December 11th and 14th by Archives International Auctions at the firm's offices in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Over 1,900 lots were sold and dozens new records were set. The auction featured U.S., Chinese, Russian and worldwide banknotes, coins, scripophily (the collecting of stocks and bonds), and security printing ephemera. The first two sessions included Part 2 of the Alexander I. Pogrebetsky fami...


British American Bank Note Company advertising sheet, circa 1860s (est.  $3,000-$6,000).

Gorgeous U.S. and worldwide banknotes will be sold at Archives International Auctions' two-session sale, Oct. 24 & 29

Released: October 8, 2015

FORT LEE, N.J. – More than 1,200 lots of U.S. and worldwide banknotes, coins, scripophily, Liberty Loans, Federal bonds, Confederate bonds and banknotes and security printing ephemera will be sold at public auction on two non-consecutive days – Oct. 24th in New York City and Oct. 29th in New Jersey – by Archives International Auctions, based in Fort Lee. Session I is slated for Saturday, Oct. 24th, at the Museum of American Finance located at 48 Wall Street in lower Manhattan. It will be held in conjunction with the Fifth Annual Wall Street Coin, Currency & Colle...


This is one of 10 different Government of Texas and Republic of Texas obsolete banknotes in the May 7 auction.

Beautifully rendered U.S. and worldwide banknotes, plus scripophily, will be sold at auction May 7th

Released: April 17, 2015

FORT LEE, N.J. – Archives International Auctions will offer more than 800 lots of rare U.S and worldwide banknotes and scripophily (stock and bond certificates) in an auction scheduled for Thursday, May 7th, in the firm’s offices located at 1580 Lemoine Avenue (Suite 7) in Fort Lee, starting at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time. Folks can also bid online at www.ArchivesInternational.com. “Included in this auction will be many desirable banknotes and examples of scripophily that are rarely offered at public auction,” said Dr. Robert Schwartz of Archives International Auctions of this, the firm’s 24th...


The top lot of the auction was this 1944 Palestine Currency Board banknote with a rare "F" prefix.  It sold for $12,980 on March 10th.

1944 Palestine Currency Board 5-Pound banknote sells for $12,980 at Archives Internatiomal Auctions

Released: April 9, 2015

FORT LEE, N.J. – A Palestine Currency Board £5 note dated 1944 and with rare “F” prefix sold for $12,980 at a sale of U.S. and worldwide banknotes, Federal bonds and documents and security printing ephemera held March 10th by Archives International Auctions, in the firm’s offices at 1580 Lemoine Avenue in Fort Lee, and online at www.ArchivesInternational.com Of the more than 1,040 lots offered, 670 changed hands in an auction that grossed $279,110. Headlining the sale was a fine collection of Middle Eastern banknotes that included the Palestine Currency Board £5 note, the sale’s top lot...


This Serial #1 Reserve Bank of Australia ND $1 banknote from 1979 will be sold at auction on Tuesday, March 10, by Archives International Auctions in Fort Lee, N.J.

Beautiful, highly collectible U.S. and worldwide banknotes and more will be sold at auction March 10th in New Jersey

Released: February 12, 2015

FORT LEE, N.J. – More than 1,040 lots of U.S. and worldwide banknotes, Federal bonds and documents and security printing ephemera will be sold in an auction slated for Tuesday, March 10th by Archives International Auctions, in the firm’s offices located at 1580 Lemoine Avenue (Ste. 7) in Fort Lee, at 10:30 a.m. EST. People can bid online, at www.ArchivesInternational.com, “We are privileged to offer an exceptional collection of Middle Eastern banknotes that possibly could be one of the most significant groups of rare notes to be offered in the United States ever,” said Dr. Robert Schwar...


This 1907 Deutsch-Asiatische Bank (Peking Branch) $1 banknote in issued condition was previously known only as a specimen.  It will come under the gavel Saturday, Jan.  10, in Hong Kong, China.

Rare, highly collectible Chinese and Asian banknotes, scripophily, coins, more will be sold Jan. 10 in Hong Kong

Released: December 19, 2014

HONG KONG, China – More than 370 lots of rare and highly collectible Chinese and Asian banknotes, coins and scripophily (stock and bond certificates) will be sold at public auction on Saturday, Jan. 10, by Archives International Auctions (based in Fort Lee, N.J.) in Hong Kong, at no earlier than 5 p.m. Hong Kong local time. People may go online to bid now, at www.ArchivesInternational.com. The sale will feature live gallery bidding, phone, absentee and live internet bidding. Previews in the U.S. are by appointment only. Viewing in Hong Kong begins on Wednesday, Jan. 7, and runs through ...


One of two 1939 Palestine Currency Board banknotes that sold for a combined $66,080 at auction, Oct.  25 and Nov.  4.

Pair of rare, high-grade 1939 Palestine Currency Board banknotes fetches a combined $66,080 at auction

Released: November 26, 2014

FORT LEE, N.J. – A pair of rare and high-grade 1939 sequential banknotes from the Palestine Currency Board, each in the amount of 10 Palestine Pounds, sold for $31,860 and $34,220 at a two-day, three-session auction held Oct. 25 (in New York City) and Nov. 4 (in New Jersey) by Archives International Auctions, based in Fort Lee. The banknotes were the auction’s top lots. In all, about 1,450 lots of U.S. and worldwide banknotes, coins, medals, scripophily (stock and bond certificates) and security printing ephemera came up for bid. The Oct. 25 auction was held at the Museum of American Fi...


This Zimbabwe banknote for a staggering $100 trillion will be exhibited at the IPMS Show, June 13-14 in Memphis, Tenn.

Colorful Zimbabwe banknote for a staggering $100 trillion will be on view at the IPMS Show in Memphis

Released: May 30, 2014

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Dr. Richard Bode Collection – an astounding compilation of worldwide banknotes ranging from the earliest known currency from China’s Ming Dynasty (1388-1664) all the way up to modern-day polymer notes – will be the featured exhibit at this year’s International Paper Money Show (IPMS) slated for June 13th-14th at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis. “The Dr. Bode Collection offers a fascinating look at the world we live in, using banknotes from around the world, past and present, to show how people interact and influence one another,” said Doug Davis, Bourse Sho...


This Commonwealth of Australia Reserve Bank, ND (1984) banknote is expected to fetch $5,000-$10,000.

Australian and worldwide banknotes will headline AIA auction, May 20th

Released: May 1, 2014

(FORT LEE, N.J.) – More than 600 lots of rare and highly collectible U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily and security printing ephemera will be sold at public auction Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 by Archives International Auctions at their offices in Fort Lee, New Jersey, with live internet and absentee bidding available at https://archivesinternational.com/. Headlining the auction will be the “Tasmanian Devil Collection” consisting of 32 lots of rare Australian banknotes, to include specimens and numerous replacement/star notes. “This amazing collection represents one of the largest o...


This 1980 issue for the Republique Centrafricaine will be sold at auction March 11th.

More than 1,000 U.S. and worldwide banknotes, stocks, bonds, more will be sold March 11 by Archives International Auctions

Released: February 26, 2014

(FORT LEE, N.J.) – More than 1,000 lots of rare and highly collectible U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily and security printing ephemera will be sold in an auction planned for Tuesday, March 11, by Archives International Auctions, live at their offices in Fort Lee, and with live or absentee internet bidding on their website, www.archivesinternational.com. Offered will be additional selections from the Hamtramck Collection assembled by a career military officer over a 50-year period from the 1940s to the 1990s, to include worldwide banknotes, many of which are being sold for the...


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