On October 16th, 2009, the Gorny & Mosch concluded a successful auction sale week: in the four sales (180-183) roughly 5.700 lots were on offer altogether ranging from the earliest coins from antiquity to modern Euro coinages. The overall result was approximately 4.1 million Euros.* Gorny & Mosch once again asserted its rank as German market leader in ancient and Russian coins. As was to be expected auction sale 183 (Russia) attracted especially wide interest.
Auction sale 183 – Russia
Sale 183 was split into two parts: on Thursday high-quality coins and medals from the Russian tsar era were put up for auction which came from the collections of different suppliers. For Friday the auction of the Russian copper coin collection of the Norwegian Tom Willy Bakken was scheduled in cooperation with Oslo Mynthandel – Bakken personally did the honors and was happy to sign autographs. (more…)