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Gold Royal Cob Sheds Light on Spanish Colonial Coinage and Highlights Heritage World Coin Results

Gold Royal Cob Sheds Light on Spanish Colonial Coinage and Highlights Heritage World Coin Results

A Stunning Rarity from the New World One of the highlights of the recent Heritage World & Ancient Coin Signature Auction held in New York  which concluded yesterday January 6th, was a stunning Royal Cob described below. As Lot 25654 it realized $293,750.00 ( Including the buyers premium). However beyond the price, this coin sheds […]

Specimen 1852 Moffat Gold Ten Dollar Coin, only two known to be sold at FUN

Specimen 1852 Moffat Gold Ten Dollar Coin, only two known to be sold at FUN

Private and territorial gold coins are among the rarest and most valuable issues in American numismatics. The Moffat & Co. ten dollar gold coins were struck to serve an urgent need for a circulating medium of exchange in the booming regional economy of the Gold Rush period, and nearly all examples seen show signs of […]

Record $22,825 for Modern Gold $25 Eagle at GreatCollections

Record $22,825 for Modern Gold $25 Eagle at GreatCollections

First Time Offered by GreatCollections Results in World Record Price A perfect modern $25 American Gold Eagle graded Proof-70 DCAM by PCGS was sold at auction this week by GreatCollections, setting a new world record price for the half ounce modern gold proof coin series. Over 42 bids were received for the unreserved auction, before […]

500 1882 Gold Certificate May Bring $2 Million At FUN Currency Signature Auction

500 1882 Gold Certificate May Bring $2 Million At FUN Currency Signature Auction

The only Fr. 1215d $500 1882 Federal Reserve Gold Certificate known to exist other than a specimen in the public collection at the Smithsonian Institution is expected to bring $2+ million in Heritage Auctions’ Florida United Numismatists Currency Signature Auction Jan. 8-10 and Jan. 13 in Orlando, Fla. It comes from the estate of a […]

Stacks Bowers New York International Nusmismatic Convention World Coin Auctions

Stacks Bowers New York International Nusmismatic Convention World Coin Auctions

AN INTERNATIONAL PARADE OF RARITIES TO BE PRESENTED AT THE  STACK’S BOWERS GALLERIES OFFICIAL AUCTION OF THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL NUMISMATIC CONVENTION January 10-13, 2014, at the New York Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Stack’s Bowers New York Auction Gallery IRVINE, Calif. — Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to serve as an official auctioneer of the […]

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World And Ancient Coins: Heritage January 5-6 NYINC Auction Highlights

World And Ancient Coins: Heritage January 5-6 NYINC Auction Highlights

Six valuable and diverse World Coin collections will all be vying for primacy in Heritage’s January 5-6 World & Ancient Coin Signature Auction, taking place at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan, in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). “This is as striking and varied an auction as I can remember,” said Cristiano Bierrenbach, […]

The Missouri Half Cent Collection Part 1: Tettenhorst 1796 ‘No Pole’ Liberty Cap

The Missouri Half Cent Collection Part 1: Tettenhorst 1796 ‘No Pole’ Liberty Cap

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #199 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ……….. For decades, the collector known as “Tettenhorst,” who lives in the State of Missouri, has been one of the most accomplished and dedicated collectors of half cents. Tettenhorst’s […]

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The David & Sharron Akers Collection at FUN

The David & Sharron Akers Collection at FUN

Heritage announced that  The David & Sharron Akers Collection will be part of their offerings in the 2014 January 8 – 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction, to take place in Orlando. Few numismatists bridged the academic and commercial sides of the hobby as well as the late David Akers. His six-volume series published between […]

Highlights in 2013 Champion Winter Online Coin Auction

Highlights in 2013 Champion Winter Online Coin Auction

Champion’s 2013 winter auction features two Chinese 1992 Compass and Seismograph gold kilo coins and other rarities. The 2013 Champion winter online auction will be held on December 18, 2013. For more details, please visit: http://www.icollector.com/Champion-Hong-Kong-Auction_ae1925, and http://www.cghka.com/. Some of the highlights of this sale are: Two 1992 Compass and Seismograph gold kilo coins with […]

The Aurora Collection One of The Finest Collections of Roman Gold Coins To Be Offered at Auction in Recent Years

The Aurora Collection One of The Finest Collections of Roman Gold Coins To Be Offered at Auction in Recent Years

The Aurora Collection – The New York Sale XXXII One of The Finest Collections of Roman Gold Coins To Be Offered at Auction in Recent Years Estimated to achieve over $1,000,000, seventy extremely rare Roman coins, many with provenance from well-known collections and important European auctions, will be brought to the market by Baldwin’s, in […]

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Heritage Houston US Coin Auction Starts Today

Heritage Houston US Coin Auction Starts Today

Fresh off a $10.3 million New York US coin signature auction, and with Part II of the Eric P. Newman collection expected to raise another $15 million this weekend, your opportunities to expand your US coin collection continue at HA.com. The Money Show of the Southwest in Houston is the setting, as over 5,000 coins […]

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 8: Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Half Dollars

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 8: Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Half Dollars

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #197 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Almost all of the U.S. silver coins that were in the Eric P. Newman Collection, plus some copper and nickel coins, were auctioned by Heritage on Nov. 15 and 16 […]

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Kolbe & Fanning Announce 2014 New York Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Announce 2014 New York Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced that they will be holding a two-session public auction sale of rare and important numismatic literature in conjunction with the 2014 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. On the morning of January 11, the firm will be offering selections from […]

Legend-Morphy returns to Las Vegas for its Dec 19th Regency Auction V

Legend-Morphy returns to Las Vegas for its Dec 19th Regency Auction V

Headliners: The Flannagan Territorial Collection, The 1797 Collection, The Northeast Demolition Group DENVER, PA – Legend-Morphy Rare Coin Auctions is headed back to The Venetian/The Palazzo in Las Vegas for their fifth Regency Auction and sixth sale overall. The auction will once again be held during the PCGS Members Only Show, with live bidding starting […]

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Historic 1787 Brasher Doubloon Offered By Heritage Auctions At FUN

Historic 1787 Brasher Doubloon Offered By Heritage Auctions At FUN

Seen in public only a relatively few times since Chicago coin dealer Walter Perschke purchased it in 1979 for a then-record $430,000, the Newlin-Davis-Perschke specimen 1787 gold Brasher Doubloon will be offered by Heritage Auctions at the 2014 Florida United Numismatists Convention in Orlando. Described as the finest certified of the seven known Brasher Doubloons, […]

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, Part 7: Gem Quality Early U.S. Silver Dollars

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, Part 7: Gem Quality Early U.S. Silver Dollars

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #196 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ………. The silver U.S. coins that were in the collection of Eric P. Newman, along with some U.S. copper coins and nickels, were auctioned by Heritage on Nov. 15 […]

By November 27, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Sonny Henry Coin & Currency Auction a huge success

Sonny Henry Coin & Currency Auction a huge success

The November 9, 2013 Coin & Currency Auction was a huge success. Included in this auction were collections from several states including Illinois, Iowa and Texas. One of the Collectors started educating himself in Numismatics in the 1950s, attending coin shows in the Chicago area. He would sit at his desk many late nights pouring […]

By November 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 6:  Auction Results for silver U.S. Coins

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 6: Auction Results for silver U.S. Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #195 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds The vast majority of the U.S. silver coins that were in the Eric P. Newman Collection, plus some other coins from the same collection, were auctioned by Heritage on […]

By November 20, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
NGC-Certified Eric P. Newman Coin Collection Part II Tops $23 Million at Heritage Auction

NGC-Certified Eric P. Newman Coin Collection Part II Tops $23 Million at Heritage Auction

The landmark sale of the Eric P. Newman Collection Part II shattered expectations when it realized a total of nearly $23.4 million, or more than 50% above the presale estimate, when it was sold by Heritage Auctions in New York on November 15 and 16. The 1,827 coins, all certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), […]

Stack’s Bowers Whitman Baltimore Coin Auction Totals $14.8 million

Stack’s Bowers Whitman Baltimore Coin Auction Totals $14.8 million

Leading numismatic auction house Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted its Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo from November 6–9, 2013. In total, the three-day sale, which included U.S. and world coins and paper money, realized nearly $15 million. “It was non-stop from beginning to end,” said Brian Kendrella, president of Stack’s Bowers […]

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Daniel Frank Sedwick Hosts First Floor Bid Treasure Auction in Orlando. VIDEO: 2:34

Daniel Frank Sedwick Hosts First Floor Bid Treasure Auction in Orlando. VIDEO: 2:34

Daniel Sedwick, Augi Garcia, Cori Downing Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC is perhaps the only full time auction house that specializes in treasure items and artifacts. Until this sale their previous auctions have been mail bid and on line only. For their 14th Sale they chose to begin having floor bidding and […]

Records Fall at Stack’s Bowers Sale of the Sundman Collection of Massachusetts Silver Coins

Records Fall at Stack’s Bowers Sale of the Sundman Collection of Massachusetts Silver Coins

NE Shilling Sets New Price Record at $440,625 On Friday evening, November 8, 2013, Stack’s Bowers Galleries auctioned a memorable session of colonial and early American coins. The star consignment was the collection of Massachusetts silver coins formed by David M. Sundman, long-time numismatist and president of Littleton Coin Co There were just 18 coins […]

By November 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Rare Coin Market Report: Busy And Buzzing In Baltimore

Rare Coin Market Report: Busy And Buzzing In Baltimore

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC Market Report ……… Early November Auction Action Pulls In over $25 Million; Modern Rarities Establish New Records! All Eyes on Newman II – Bright White Morgan And Peace Dollars Are Blazing Hot November is off to a rousing start for us in the coin collecting world. Jump-starting the month was a Heritage Signature […]

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The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 5: 1796 U.S. Half Dollars

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 5: 1796 U.S. Half Dollars

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #194 A Weekly Column for CoinWeek by Greg Reynolds …………….. This is the fifth in a series on the Eric Newman Coin Collection, the most famous coin collection to be auctioned since the Eliasberg and Pittman sales […]

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High-grade 1893-S Morgan Dollar realizes $235,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $11.3+ million U.S. coin event in New York

High-grade 1893-S Morgan Dollar realizes $235,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $11.3+ million U.S. coin event in New York

Top lots include high-grade silver coinage and gold rarities as a 1943-S Bronze cent brings $141,000     An 1893-S Morgan Dollar MS64 NGC, from the famously low mintage of any regular issue Morgan, brought $235,000 to take top lot honors at Heritage Auctions’ U.S. Coin Signature® Auction Nov. 1-3 in New York. High-grade silver […]

Rare Coin Auctions:  Newman Part II – The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Rare Coin Auctions: Newman Part II – The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC Market Report ……… NGC-certified coins are realizing record prices and making numismatic history. The East Coast beckons – Whitman and auction action commands attention. As this article posts, another great fall classic, the World Series, has concluded and almost on cue from Mother Nature colder temperatures are prevailing throughout the country. The holiday […]

Numismatic Names In Heritage’s First Domain Names Auction

Numismatic Names In Heritage’s First Domain Names Auction

Numismatics.com and five other numismatic-related domain names are being offered in Heritage Auctions’ inaugural Domain Name & Intellectual Property Signature® Auction (http://www.HA.com).  Bidding is now open until the live,  online auction on November 21, 2013. In addition to numismatics.com, other domain names in the auction include CoinCompany.com, SellGoldCoins.com, NumismaticsBlog.com, The CoinBlog.com, MyCoinCollection.com and the Canadian […]

Premium Gem 1799 silver dollar is one of two coins for the entire year certified at NGC in this grade

Premium Gem 1799 silver dollar is one of two coins for the entire year certified at NGC in this grade

One of the highlights of the Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part II Signature Auction is the Green-Newman 1799 dollar. This coin is, quite simply, the finest known 1799 B-5, BB-157 die marriage, the finest known 1799-dated dollar (for those collecting by date and major type), and the finest known of any Draped […]

Stack’s Bowers to Auction the David O’ Harrow Collection of Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:16.

Stack’s Bowers to Auction the David O’ Harrow Collection of Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:16.

Kyle Ponterio, Stack’s Bowers Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. A major collection of Mexican coins will come on the market at the Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo in November 2013 offered by Stack’s Bowers. Numismatist Kyle Ponterio talks about the sale and some of the highlights. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC.  October, 2013 US Mexican Numismatic Association  Second […]

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Stack’s-Bowers Rarities Night Coin Auction at Baltimore Coin Expo

Stack’s-Bowers Rarities Night Coin Auction at Baltimore Coin Expo

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #192 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Baltimore Convention center, Stack’s-Bowers will conduct a Rarities Night coin auction event, which will be one session in this firm’s large and varied. official […]

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