The auctions over the past two months confirm that the Ancient and World Coin Markets continues to mature. The 20-coins and medals pictured here are just a small sampling of key-note rarities sold since June. These alone sold for an impressive accumulation of more than $10 Million!
July 2021 Update
The world and ancient coin markets are on a rocket ride to the moon with no signs of slowing down. In today’s auction environment we often must bid many increments more than we might have initially estimated a coins value to acquire for inventory.
These coins have global appeal for their cultural and historic significance. Savvy collectors and investors globally believe the world and ancient coin market is today where U.S. coin market was 30 or 40 years ago in terms of opportunity. We agree and will remain aggressive in acquiring quality problem free specimens in both market categories. We believe these coins still have tremendous much upside potential and remain undervalued.
Much of what we have learned in history class can be seen in the art exhibited on the surfaces of a coin. From the first coins made over 2500 years ago to the Roman Empire and Julius Caesar to Kings and Queens, important events and so on. The entire course of the human experience throughout the ages is supported by these fascinating kaleidoscopes of time.
We all need to be reminded from time to time that there was no such thing as a wire transfer 2,000 years ago. There were no credit cards. There was no PayPal. If you didn’t have the gold or the silver, you didn’t have the power.
What you see below is just a small glimpse into the burgeoning market we are experiencing. There are many more examples which cannot be included for the sake of brevity, but these featured treasures of the world will give the reader an idea of what we are seeing in today’s marketplace.
And to top it all off, here are two of the most expensive world coins of all time. Both sold in 2021