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Libertas Americana to Headline Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Coin Auction

Libertas Americana to Headline Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Coin Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present an array of American rarities in its upcoming March 2014 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo, March 26-29 at the Baltimore Convention Center. All series are well represented by pieces certain to attract the attention of a broad cross-section of the numismatic community. Among early […]

Morgan Dollar collector hot on the trail of CC coins; California Gold Hoard ignites further interest in numismatics.

Morgan Dollar collector hot on the trail of CC coins; California Gold Hoard ignites further interest in numismatics.

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC Market Report ……… Another month is upon us, and the promise of Spring is in our sites, yet it is a similar refrain on the coin calendar, as the hectic numismatic schedule seems to claim no particular season. February certainly was a triumph, and the end of the month sent a salvo around […]

Dahlonega, Georgia Mint Half Eagles ($5 gold coins) of 1861

Dahlonega, Georgia Mint Half Eagles ($5 gold coins) of 1861

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #212 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. Gold coins were produced at the Branch U.S. Mint in Dahlonega, Georgia, from 1838 to 1861. One Dollar Gold pieces, Quarter Eagles ($2½ gold coins), Three Dollar Gold pieces and Half […]

Numismatic Quick Hits: ANA National Money Show Auction and a Note on the Passing of Paul Sims

Numismatic Quick Hits: ANA National Money Show Auction and a Note on the Passing of Paul Sims

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. ANA National Money Show Results & Highlights Dallas, Texas-based Heritage Auctions forwarded us a report on their auction held February 27-28, and March 2, 2014 at this year’s ANA National Money Show. In total, there were 4,731 lots for sale, 99% of which sold for a take of […]

Heritage to Auction Important Ruth Hill World Currency Collection

Heritage to Auction Important Ruth Hill World Currency Collection

An extensive and rare World Currency collection assembled by Ruth W. Hill, lovingly referred to as the “Grand Old Lady of Paper Money Collecting in North America,” will be offered by Heritage Auctions in a series of auctions throughout 2014, beginning April 23-28 at the Central States Signature Auction in Chicago, Ill., as well as […]

Chicago International Coin Fair Auction: Greek and Roman, Canadian Specimen Coins take Center Stage

Chicago International Coin Fair Auction: Greek and Roman, Canadian Specimen Coins take Center Stage

Heritage Auctions is proud to present the official auction of the 2014 Chicago International Coin Fair, set for April 9-16. Though this will certainly be a well-rounded auction, with something for every collector, there are certain highlights that worth mentioning. The auction will be held in conjunction with the annual Chicago International Coin Fair world […]

By March 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Medals from the Baums Collection highlight the Künker Spring Sale

Medals from the Baums Collection highlight the Künker Spring Sale

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ……….. About 1,100 medals from the renaissance to the present day, made of bronze, silver and gold, some being created by famous artists, some referring to world-changing events – that is the Baums Collection, which will be liquidated by Künker during the spring sale on 13 March 2014. You will find […]

Can Auction Representation Help You Buy The Coins You Like At The Right Prices?

Can Auction Representation Help You Buy The Coins You Like At The Right Prices?

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. As nearly everyone who buys rare coins knows these days, a larger percentage of the market is conducted at auction. The auction market has exploded in recent years. Twenty years ago, the total amount of rare coins sold at auction in the […]

By February 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Rare US Gold Coins Highlight ANA Atlanta Auction

Rare US Gold Coins Highlight ANA Atlanta Auction

Rare gold coins are featured as Heritage Auctions presents the official auction of the Atlanta ANA National Money Show on February 27-28. An accompanying live session will be held exclusively through HA.com on March 2. A 17.5% Buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price for all lots. The February 27 Premier Session of […]

A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. Announce The Hong Kong Coin Auction

A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. Announce The Hong Kong Coin Auction

As dredgers scour the seabeds of Tangasseri harbour in Kollam city, Kerala, India, in the hunt to discover more Chinese coins’ London based auctioneers, A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, give buyers an easier way to buy a piece of Chinese monetary history at their 56th Hong Kong Coin Auction of Far Eastern and World […]

By February 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Künker Berlin Rare Coin Auction Exceeds Expectations

Künker Berlin Rare Coin Auction Exceeds Expectations

The rare coin market in Europe, much like the American coin market, is experiencing strong sales in 2014. The Künker Berlin Rare Coin Auction, held at the Berlin Estrel Hotel of February 6, was filled to capacity, and for some standing-room-only with buyers eager to bid on the 335 lots offered in Künker’s Sale Catalog […]

By February 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Legend-Morphy’s Sixth Regency Rare Coin Auction Excites with over $2.5 Million, Brings Big Numbers on Gold

Legend-Morphy’s Sixth Regency Rare Coin Auction Excites with over $2.5 Million, Brings Big Numbers on Gold

Headliners: The Simpson Seated Quarter Duplicates, 1860 Matched Original Proof Set Legend-Morphy Rare Coin Auctions started off 2014 strong, with their sixth Regency Sale, which was held on February 13 at the PCGS Members Only Show in Las Vegas. Online pre-bidding drove up prices, resulting in stellar numbers across the board. A packed house, frenzied phone […]

Coin Show Sponsors Pledge Support for ANA National Money Show

Coin Show Sponsors Pledge Support for ANA National Money Show

Twelve coin show sponsors and 63 patrons have pledged support for the American Numismatic Association‘s 2014 Atlanta National Money Show at the Cobb Galleria Convention Center in Atlanta, Ga. The show will run from Feb. 27 to March 1. The coin show also features a sold-out bourse floor of more than 500 numismatic dealers. “We […]

By February 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
UK Coin Auctioneer Baldwin’s to Offer Impressive “Hemisphere Coin Collection”

UK Coin Auctioneer Baldwin’s to Offer Impressive “Hemisphere Coin Collection”

A collection of Gold Sovereigns that spans 525 years, 15 Monarchs and seven mints, will be offered for sale by London based auctioneers, A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, on Thursday 8th May 2014. The comprehensive date collection of 394 Sovereigns from the earliest hammered examples to modern milled is entitled The Hemisphere Collection and […]

By February 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Incredible Eugene Gardner Coin Collection, Part 1: Preliminary Thoughts and Dime Preview

The Incredible Eugene Gardner Coin Collection, Part 1: Preliminary Thoughts and Dime Preview

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #210 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. Incredible is the right word to describe the collection of Eugene Gardner. Dictionaries, such as Merriam-Webster, tend to define “incredible” as ‘amazing’ or ‘extraordinary,’ perhaps even “too extraordinary to believe”! Indeed, […]

By February 19, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Americana Sale Realizes $6.6 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Americana Sale Realizes $6.6 Million

A multitude of U.S. and colonial coins, together with a large array of important tokens and medals, led the way as the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Americana Sale realized $6.6 million in total. Held February 5-6 in New York City, the sale highlighted a splendid 1796 15 Star half dollar in MS-63, formerly from the collections […]

By February 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Rheingold Coin Collection One of Many Highlights at Rapp Auction 2014

Rheingold Coin Collection One of Many Highlights at Rapp Auction 2014

Swiss auctioneer Peter Rapp AG has announced November 24 to 28 as the date for its next major numismatic and philatelic auction. According to the firm, the philatelic highlights will once again set unusual standards, while the numismatic offer will be the most comprehensive and valuable in the history of the company. One of the most […]

By February 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Agora Ancient Coin Auction’s Numismatic Sale #5 Closing Soon

Agora Ancient Coin Auction’s Numismatic Sale #5 Closing Soon

Agora Ancient Coin Auction’s Numismatic Sale #5  closes Tuesday, February 18th, 2013 starting at 12:00 noon EST with lots closing every 30 seconds. The sale has 336 lots which include several coins with pedigrees including five Lucanian silver coins from the Colin Pitchfork collection (some very rare varieties), one English Hammered penny from the North […]

By February 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Kolbe & Fanning’s Kreindler Numismatics Library Part II Auction Brings Exceptional Prices

Kolbe & Fanning’s Kreindler Numismatics Library Part II Auction Brings Exceptional Prices

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers and German firm Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co. KG jointly held an online eLive auction of the second part of the outstanding and comprehensive library on ancient numismatics formed by New York coin dealer Herbert Kreindler on Thursday, February 13. The sale brought exceptionally strong prices, attesting to continued demand […]

NGC Grades Newman Colonials

NGC Grades Newman Colonials

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified more than 600 American Colonial and Pre-Federal coins, tokens and medals from the outstanding collection of Eric P. Newman. Assembled over a period of more than 90 years, the selections include a number of extremely rare and high grade specimens that have not been seen publicly for many decades. […]

Two of Four Known Strawberry Leaf Large Cents Sell in the FUN Auction of the Mervis Collection

Two of Four Known Strawberry Leaf Large Cents Sell in the FUN Auction of the Mervis Collection

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #209 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. On Jan. 10, 2014, at the FUN Convention in Orlando, Heritage auctioned one of the most complete collections of large cents that has ever been assembled, which was owned […]

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GreatCollections Sets Sales Record: $1.28 Million in 4 Hours

GreatCollections Sets Sales Record: $1.28 Million in 4 Hours

Paterson Collection with 100% sell-through; 1796 No Stars $2.5 Realizes $112,200. Buoyed by the sale of the Paterson Collection of U.S. Type Coins, which brought $665,599, GreatCollections set a new company record yesterday with total sales of $1,283,901. “The coin market is strong, as evidenced by the spirited bidding and final prices realized,” said Ian […]

Goldberg’s Auction Closes a Record-Breaking January for Rare Coin Industry

Goldberg’s Auction Closes a Record-Breaking January for Rare Coin Industry

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC Market Report ……… Pre-Long Beach Sales Tally Nearly $28 Million. Big Apple Hosts Major Sales After Long Beach Not within my memory has a year bolted out of the gate with such numismatic strength, vigor and excitement. We are just one month into the year and major auctions have already reeled in over […]

The Eugene H. Gardner Coin Collection of Rare US Coins to be sold by Heritage

The Eugene H. Gardner Coin Collection of Rare US Coins to be sold by Heritage

One of the finest collections of American silver ever assembled, more than 3,000 coins in all; first auction scheduled for June 23 at Heritage Auctions New York Heritage Auctions announces the sale of the rare coin collection of Eugene H. Gardner , to be sold in four unreserved auctions to take place in New York […]

Archaic silver and German gold highlighted at upcoming Gorny & Mosch Coin Auction in Munich

Archaic silver and German gold highlighted at upcoming Gorny & Mosch Coin Auction in Munich

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ……. The three March auctions of Gorny & Mosch in Munich cater for all tastes. Anyone with a particular interest in Archaic silver coins or gold coins from Germany is offered a selection that is without equal. From 10 to 12 March 2014, right after the Munich Numismata, Gorny & Mosch […]

Eric P. Newman Collection Part III featuring World Coins surpasses $6 million at Heritage Auctions

Eric P. Newman Collection Part III featuring World Coins surpasses $6 million at Heritage Auctions

Rare 17th century coinage offered Jan. 14-16 in New York DALLAS – A 14 ducat of Salzburg, minted in 1612 and so rare that it hasn’t been plated in at least a half century, sold for $211,500 to lead Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part III Signature® Auction Jan. 14-16 in New York. […]

Coin Auctions: Stack Bowers Galleries Americana Sale To Be Held February 5–6  In New York City

Coin Auctions: Stack Bowers Galleries Americana Sale To Be Held February 5–6 In New York City

In just a few short days, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be hosting its annual New York Americana Sale February 5 in its private auction gallery, located at , and will resume February 6 at the Le Parker Méridien. Coins, tokens, medals and related items from the United States will be crossing the block during this […]

By January 31, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Missouri Half Cent Coin Collection, Part III: Astonishing $18.26 Million for Tettenhorst Set!

The Missouri Half Cent Coin Collection, Part III: Astonishing $18.26 Million for Tettenhorst Set!

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #207 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ……….. The Tettenhorst-Missouri set of just half cents totaled more than $18 million in just one day, for 228 half cents! The Goldbergs auctioned this collection on Sunday, Jan. […]

By January 29, 2014 4 Comments Read More →
Legend-Morphy Starting off  2014 Strong with Stellar February Regency Coin Auction VI

Legend-Morphy Starting off 2014 Strong with Stellar February Regency Coin Auction VI

Headliners: The Simpson Seated Quarter Duplicates, The Blazing Peace Dollar Collection  Legend-Morphy begins 2014 with its first of five scheduled Regency Coin Auctions, once again being held during the PCGS Members Only Show at The Venetian/The Palazzo in Las Vegas. The auction will be preceded by two days of lot viewing, with live bidding starting […]

By January 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Missouri Half Cent Collection, Part II: Tettenhorst, Superb Gem 1794

The Missouri Half Cent Collection, Part II: Tettenhorst, Superb Gem 1794

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #206 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds The collector known as “Tettenhorst,” who lives in the State of Missouri, has assembled the all-time most comprehensive set of half cents, which includes many gem quality coins. This […]

By January 23, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
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