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eBay Best Practices: Part II – Counterfeit Coins

eBay Best Practices: Part II – Counterfeit Coins

By Max Breitenbach  –  www.silverdollarco.net for CoinWeek ………. In the first part of my series on eBay best practices, I discussed various coin seller misrepresentation tactics and how to avoid them.  In this article, I’m going to discuss an even more dangerous scam—counterfeit coins. eBay has long had a reputation as a haven for counterfeits. […]

By September 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
David M. Sundman Collection of Massachusetts Silver Coins to be Showcased at the Stack’s Bowers Auction in Baltimore

David M. Sundman Collection of Massachusetts Silver Coins to be Showcased at the Stack’s Bowers Auction in Baltimore

The magnificent collection of Massachusetts silver coins assembled by David M. Sundman will cross the block in a sale conducted by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in cooperation with the Colonial Coin Collectors Club (C4) in Baltimore. This sale will be held in conjunction with the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo at the Convention Center, November 4–10, […]

By September 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Exclusive Video of the Tacasyl Proof Gold Coin Collection Being sold by Bonhams

Exclusive Video of the Tacasyl Proof Gold Coin Collection Being sold by Bonhams

Paul Song, Director, Bonhams Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …….. A collection of 27 lots representing a virtually complete collection of every major gold coin design type issued in Proof in the United States between 1836 and 1915 realized $10,778,040 at auction. Highlights of the sale included an 1880 Coiled Hair $4 Stella that sold for […]

By September 26, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Goldbergs Coin Auction Offered Wide Variety of Coins Before Autumn Long Beach Expo

Goldbergs Coin Auction Offered Wide Variety of Coins Before Autumn Long Beach Expo

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #187 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Every September or October, the third Long Beach Expo of the year is held at the Long Beach Convention Center in the county of Los Angeles. This event will be […]

By September 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Auction Records set by Bonhams for Tacasyls Proof Gold Coins.  Total $10.77 Million with 1880 Coiled Hair Stella bringing $2.57 Million

Coin Auction Records set by Bonhams for Tacasyls Proof Gold Coins. Total $10.77 Million with 1880 Coiled Hair Stella bringing $2.57 Million

Bonham’s Spectacular Results set Coin Auction Record Lot Average Record of $399,000 per lot Los Angeles. Bonhams is delighted to announce the sensational “white glove” results of the “Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States Proof Gold Coins” sold on September 23 in their Los Angeles salesroom. This collection of 27 lots represented a virtually complete […]

By September 23, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Coin Auctions: World and Ancient Coins to be sold by Künker in October. VIDEO: 1:56

Coin Auctions: World and Ancient Coins to be sold by Künker in October. VIDEO: 1:56

Ulrich Künker, Partner, Künker Auction House Interviewer: David Lisot……. Künker of Germany will hold another world and ancient coin auction from October 7-11th. Nearly 6,400 lots with a total estimate of nearly 10 million euros will be sold. There is something for everyone, starting with a Regensburg Heller estimated at 10 euros to a tenfold ducate […]

By September 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
eBay Best Practices Part 1: Avoiding Misrepresented Coins

eBay Best Practices Part 1: Avoiding Misrepresented Coins

By Max Breitenbach  –  www.silverdollarco.net for CoinWeek When it comes to buying coins online, there are few better resources than eBay.  As the world’s single largest numismatic marketplace, eBay’s selection can’t be rivaled.  Whether you’re looking for a nice Memorial cent to fill out your cardboard folder or a PF-67 Stella, chances are somebody’s selling […]

By September 19, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Baldwins to Auction David Fore and Arielle Collections at COINEX. VIDEO: 1:22

Baldwins to Auction David Fore and Arielle Collections at COINEX. VIDEO: 1:22

Steve Hill, Director, A.H. Baldwins & Sons, Ltd Interviewer: David Lisot……. In September in London at the COINEX Coin Show sponsored by the British Numismatic Trade Association (BNTA) Baldwins will be selling two major collections of British coins, The David Fore Collections that features coins of British India and the Arielle Collection that features of […]

By September 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
GreatCollections to Auction Young Collection of US Commemorative Coins

GreatCollections to Auction Young Collection of US Commemorative Coins

The Current #1 Registry Set at PCGS; 144-Coin Complete Set of Silver US Commemorative Coins September 11, 2013, Irvine, Calif. – GreatCollections is pleased to announce the sale of the Young Collection of Classic Silver Commemorative Coins, the current #1 Registry Set at PCGS for the series. “Over the past five years, Bruce Young carefully […]

Ebay Senior Category Manager Talks About The Ebay Coin Market. VIDEO: 3:51

Ebay Senior Category Manager Talks About The Ebay Coin Market. VIDEO: 3:51

Interviewer: David Lisot……… Ebay continues their commitment to the numismatic community announcing some new and updated policies regarding the listing of coins. Diana is the point person from Ebay who attends the major coin shows and gets the feedback from the coin collecting marketplace. She talks about the ebay coin market and what is involved […]

By September 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Legend-Morphy to offer The Flannagan Territorial Coin Collection in upcoming Legend Morphy Auction

Legend-Morphy to offer The Flannagan Territorial Coin Collection in upcoming Legend Morphy Auction

The Flannagan Territorial Coin Collection has been consigned to the Legend-Morphy Regency Auction V, to be held Thursday, December 19th, 2013 at The Venetian during the PCGS Member’s Only Show in Las Vegas. Although this incredible collection consists of only ten coins, each coin represents a significant piece of numismatic history. “Even non-territorial collectors should […]

By September 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Tacasyls Gold Collection of 27 Proof Gold Coins to Bring Up to $9 Million at Bonhams. VIDEO: 3:04

Tacasyls Gold Collection of 27 Proof Gold Coins to Bring Up to $9 Million at Bonhams. VIDEO: 3:04

Paul Song, Coins & Medlas, North America, Bonhams A specialty collector has put together the finest known collection of US proof gold coins to be sold. Pedigree of many of the coins includes great collections like Garrett and Eliasberg. This assemblage of proof gold coins, though small, represents the likes of which most collectors and […]

By September 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
A Highly Desirable “Coarse Beard” Burgers Pond World Gold Coins

A Highly Desirable “Coarse Beard” Burgers Pond World Gold Coins

The Transvaal patterns in gold of President Burgers figure among the rarest of the world gold coins, and were in fact the first types of Pond (Pound, or Sovereign) struck of native South African gold. The off-metal patterns (listed by Hern on page 340 of his reference) are rare enough, but the pieces struck in […]

1898 Sungarei Silver Dollar Proves Itself In 55th Baldwin-Ma Tak Wo Hong Kong Coin auction

1898 Sungarei Silver Dollar Proves Itself In 55th Baldwin-Ma Tak Wo Hong Kong Coin auction

The 55th Baldwin-Ma Tak Wo Hong Kong Coin auction, held at the Holiday Inn, Kowloon, on the 22nd August, proved to be one of the most exciting in the Groups history. 1187 lots went under the hammer, including lot 580, a sensational Sinkiang Province, 1898 Sungarei Silver Dollar. One of the rarest of the Chinese […]

By August 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Stack’s-Bowers 2013 ANA Rarities Night, Part 3: Famous 1878-S Liberty Seated Half Dollar

The Stack’s-Bowers 2013 ANA Rarities Night, Part 3: Famous 1878-S Liberty Seated Half Dollar

A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, column #183………. The Rarities Night event of Aug. 15th was one of many sessions in the official ANA convention coin and paper money auction by Stack’s-Bowers, which totaled more than $46 […]

Stacks Bowers Auction of the Law Collection of English Gold Coins Beyond Expectations

Stacks Bowers Auction of the Law Collection of English Gold Coins Beyond Expectations

The much anticipated Thos. H. Law Collection of English Gold Coins sold Tuesday night. August 13, 2013, at the ANA World’s of Money, realizing prices well beyond pre-sale expectations. The 459 lots offered, which included many extreme rarities that had been off the market for decades, were met with enthusiasm from the moment the 140-page catalog, […]

The 2013 ANA Rarities Night, Part 2: Results for Gold Coins

The 2013 ANA Rarities Night, Part 2: Results for Gold Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, column #182 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On Thursday, Aug. 15, at a convention center near Chicago, Stack’s-Bowers conducted a Rarities Night session as part of the official auction of the summer ANA convention. The Rarities […]

High-denomination Gold Coins from the Holy Roman Empire Highlight Künker Autumn Coin Auction

High-denomination Gold Coins from the Holy Roman Empire Highlight Künker Autumn Coin Auction

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann – CoinsWeekly.com ……. The autumn auction sale of Künker / Osnabrück once again astonishes connoisseurs. Dispersed among four sale catalogs is an offer of gold coins one hasn’t come across for a long period of time. Whether Roman aurei or gold multipla from Regensburg and the Habsburg Empire, whether rare imperial […]

By August 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Presents the August 2013 Hong Kong Coin Auction

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Presents the August 2013 Hong Kong Coin Auction

Please join Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio as they conduct their annual August Hong Kong coin auction from August 19-21 at the Mira Hong Kong in Kowloon. The sale will showcase three sessions of Asian coins and currency, and includes everything from ancient Chinese coins through Soviet-era issues to modern Chinese issues, foreign coins, and Asian […]

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Presents the August 2013 Hong Kong Auction

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Presents the August 2013 Hong Kong Auction

IRVINE, Calif. –Please join Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio as they conduct their annual August Hong Kong auction from August 19-21 at the Mira Hong Kong in Kowloon. The sale will showcase three sessions of Asian coins and currency, and includes everything from ancient Chinese coins through Soviet-era issues to modern Chinese issues, foreign coins, and […]

eBay Announces New Consumer Protection and Other News at PNG General Meeting. VIDEO: 6:37

eBay Announces New Consumer Protection and Other News at PNG General Meeting. VIDEO: 6:37

Gene Cook, GM Emerging Verticals, eBay. The Professional Numismatists Guild is the largest organization of professional coin dealers in the United States. For more than a year now they have worked with eBay to help protect consumers buying coins on eBay. eBay General Manager of collectibles Gene Cook discusses the eBay relationship with PNG, new […]

By August 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
1804 Silver Dollar Sells for $3.88 Million in pre-ANA Auction near Chicago

1804 Silver Dollar Sells for $3.88 Million in pre-ANA Auction near Chicago

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding U.S. coins, coin markets, and  coin auctions #181 ….. During the evening of Friday, August 9, Heritage conducted a ‘Platinum Night’ session as part of this firm’s pre-ANA auction at a hotel near Chicago. The ANA Convention is currently […]

The eBay PCGS Coin Catalog Is Coming  Soon: How It Will Benefit Sellers And Buyers

The eBay PCGS Coin Catalog Is Coming Soon: How It Will Benefit Sellers And Buyers

Professional Coin Grading Service  is teaming with one of the world’s largest online marketplaces, eBay , to expand the eBay U.S. and Canada Coins Catalog feature to benefit sellers and buyers. When the new catalog from PCGS goes online this fall it will immediately grow from the current 8,500 products to more than 41,000. The […]

By August 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Greater Chicago On Fire With Pre-ANA Rare Coin Auction Excitement

Greater Chicago On Fire With Pre-ANA Rare Coin Auction Excitement

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC Market Report ……… Marathon of Auctions Underway – A Rare Coin Only Gets Rarer. It’s that time of year when the numismatic brethren begin in earnest the massive migration toward their coin mecca…the site of the ANA World’s Fair of Money. As this article posts, the greater Chicago area is swarming with numismatic […]

The 2013 ANA Rarities Night Coin Auction, Part 1: Preview of Copper & Silver Coins

The 2013 ANA Rarities Night Coin Auction, Part 1: Preview of Copper & Silver Coins

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding US coins, coin markets, and  coin auctions #180 ….. On Thursday, Aug. 15th Stack’s-Bowers will conduct a Rarities Night session as part of the official coin auction of the summer ANA convention. The purpose here is not to list […]

Proof Coins: Under-appreciated Pittman Proof 1850 Liberty Seated Quarter in Platinum Night Sale

Proof Coins: Under-appreciated Pittman Proof 1850 Liberty Seated Quarter in Platinum Night Sale

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding US coins, coin markets, and  coin auctions #179 ….. On Friday, August 9, during a ‘Platinum Night’ session in an auction held near Chicago, a few days prior to the start of the Summer ANA Convention, Heritage will sell […]

Error Coins: Fascinating Multi-Struck and Brockage 1873-CC With Arrows Half Dollar being offered for Sale

Error Coins: Fascinating Multi-Struck and Brockage 1873-CC With Arrows Half Dollar being offered for Sale

The Stacks Bowers Auction in Chicago this year contains an unusual and interesting peice of numismatic history in the form of an error coin recented discovered to be a “companion” to an error coin from the Nevada State Museum Collection. Below is the Lot description from the Stack’s Bowers Catelog of item #4294, an 1873-CC […]

The Only Complete Collection of U.S. Half Cents Ever Formed to be Auctioned in 2014

The Only Complete Collection of U.S. Half Cents Ever Formed to be Auctioned in 2014

The Missouri Cabinet Sale will take place January 26 Ira and Larry Goldberg, along with Bob Grellman and Chris McCawley, are proud to announce the sale of the Missouri Cabinet Collection, containing 228 US Half Cents, on January 26, 2014. The Missouri Cabinet is the result of collaboration between Mr. R. Tettenhorst (Tett) and the Eric P. […]

By July 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Australia’s Oldest Numismatic Auction House to hold 50th Anniversary Sale of Australian Coins and Currency in October!

Australia’s Oldest Numismatic Auction House to hold 50th Anniversary Sale of Australian Coins and Currency in October!

The special 50th anniversary auction of Australia’s oldest and most respected numismatic auction house, Downies Australian Coin Auctions (ACA), will be held between the 29th and 31st of October, 2013. Following hot on the heels of Sale 314 which boasted an 80+% clearance rate and approaching $1 million in gross sales, Sale 315 is set […]

By July 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Only Known Proof 1855-S Quarter

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Only Known Proof 1855-S Quarter

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #178 ….. On Friday, August 9, during a ‘Platinum Night’ session in a pre-convention auction near Chicago, Heritage will sell the only known Proof 1855-San Francisco Mint, Liberty Seated Quarter. This quarter is currently in […]

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