Running from January 6-15, over 100 of the world’s leading specialists in numismatics join forces with nine different auction houses for the 45th staging to hold a series of auctions combined with a bourse, or coin fair, in different suites within the famous Park Avenue hotel.
Auctions from a selection of specialist numismatic firms are staged between January 8 and 15. Some are put on by single houses, others are collaborative events where several firms join forces like the New York Sale Group which is a joint venture between four different names.
Among the ancient Greek coins to be offered in the auction to be held by Heritage Auctions on January 8 and 9.
The 29mm diameter silver stater from c.530-500 BC, which is decorated to both sides with an ornamental tripod, is in a style particular to Grecian Southern Italy and hails from Croton (now Crotone) an area where the mathematican Pythagorus and the Olympic wrestler Milo resided. It has an estimate of $5000-7000.
Full details of all the auctions viewings and other events can be found on www.nyinc.info