Latest News Articles by Richard Falkiner
Coins & medals: Stable currency but market is far from static12 February 2024
Total sales across London coin and medals auctions were £61.6m in 2023, just a fraction down on 2022’s record aggregate
Coins and medals: Upwards and onwards as market rises with inflation13 February 2023
The unexpected but very welcome increase in demand that the market experienced amid Covid lockdowns continued in 2022 as restrictions eased – and auction houses are optimistic about another strong performance this year
Coins & medals: Inflationary trends as market hits new high14 February 2022
Price increases and a good supply fired the London coins and medals market to record levels in 2021
Coins & medals: Virtual trade leads to 'renaissance' in lockdown15 February 2021
In the absence of face-to-face contact, 2020 was a difficult year for the numismatics market as a whole... but the auction business found a way to thrive.
Record annual total and sales volume for London's numismatic auction houses10 February 2020
A record take of £48m and a one-third increase in the number of lots available to bidders – ATG reviews a healthy 2019 for London numismatic saleroom
At face value: coins and medals sales recover after 2017 dip18 February 2019
It is a quarter of a century since ATG’s first overview of London’s numismatic auction market. Here we review the heads and the tails of 2018.
Heads and tails of London’s coin market12 February 2018
Almost a quarter of a century since ATG’s first overview of the numismatic market, ATG reviews the comings and goings of 2017
London numismatic highlights of 2017 - from a 1839 Una and the Lion five pound coin to the Smart collection of banknotes12 February 2018
A coin that a set a record for a British five pound piece features among the hammer highlights for coins and banknotes sold across the year at auction.
Huge hoard may hold key to early English coinage12 January 2015
The discovery of Anglo-Saxon coins near Aylesbury in December is the largest find of its type in 175 years.
Tudor and Stuart history told through 600 medals28 August 2014
The Christopher Foley collection of British commemorative medals will be sold at Salisbury auctioneers Woolley & Wallis on October 16. The sale is the most comprehensive of its type seen for a century or more.
Gold dinar sets new high at £3.1m11 April 2011
THE London Islamic sales week got of to a ‘magic carpet’ start when Morton and Eden held an 81-lot sale devoted to the rarest Islamic coins.
New law and new buyers boost New York coin results07 February 2011
WITH the coin world descending on the Big Apple for the New York International Numismatic Convention, once again the new year started with a bang in this sector.
Landmark Renaissance medals set for sale in December09 November 2009
ON December 9, Morton and Eden are to offer what is possibly the most important collection of Renaissance medals to come onto the market in decades.