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Heritage Auctions is the largest collectibles auctioneer and third-largest auction house in the world, as well as the largest auction house founded in the US. We are also the undisputed Internet leader in our field. Our loyal and growing number of online bidder-members are a testament to the usefulness of our website (HA.com), our reputation for professional business practices and our vast expertise in the field of art and collectibles.

Established in 1976, Heritage offers a wide range of US & World Coins, Rare Currency, Fine & Decorative Art, Western Art, Illustration Art, Vintage Comic Books & Comic Art, Movie Posters, Entertainment & Music Memorabilia, Jewelry & Timepieces, Vintage & Couture Handbags, Sports Collectibles, Historical & Political Memorabilia, Rare Books & Manuscripts, American Indian Art, Air & Space Memorabilia, Civil War Memorabilia, Vintage & Contemporary Photography, Nature & Science Specimens, Fine and Rare Wine, URL domain names and other Intellectual Property, Luxury Real Estate and more.

We give our customers unprecedented access to our services using the latest advancements in technology and by maintaining a strong presence in the collectibles community.

Our knowledgeable staff of over 130 experts and 400 additional service-oriented professionals, and our suite of services, help our customers develop the best collections possible.

We are always looking to acquire interesting items, whether through consignment or by outright purchase, and we spend or disburse millions of dollars every business day, on average, keeping our clients' demands satisfied. Find out why you should consign to a Heritage Auction.


Upcoming World Coin Auctions

5/11/2017

June Monthly Internet Auction: The Paul Balla Collection of Roman Denarii

Collectors of Roman silver coins will not to miss our first all-ancients Monthly internet auction, featuring a wonderful offering of more than 300 lots of denarii (and a few Antoniniani) from the collection of Paul Balla, a former Hungarian diplomat who assembled his impressive holding between the 1920s and the 1960s.

Focusing mainly on the Imperial coinage, the collection features a diverse offering of rulers and their relations, reverse types, and mints, with a considerable number of scarce and rare varieties, many in extremely high grade. Highlights include portrait denarius of Julius Caesar, several Hadrian "travel" reverses, and a "Stone of Emesa" reverse type for Elagabalus.

Nearly all individual coins are certified and encapsulated by NGC, while a few high-quality group lots will be offered "raw". The sale will run for nearly the entirety of June. Coins can be viewed by appointment at the 3500 Maple headquarters of Heritage; contact Sam Spiegel (SamS@ha.com) to set up a viewing.

Hong Kong Signature Auction #3055, June 21-23, 2017

This World Coin auction comprises 770 lots, mainly focused on Asian mints, including an eye-popping offering of Qing dynasty large stamped gold ingots!

ANA Platinum Night Auction #3056, August 3-4, 2017

The World's Fair of Money will travel to Denver, Colorado this year, and once again Heritage will bring to the block a highly select offering of World and Ancient coins, including a beautiful collection of Roman gold aurei!

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Heritage Auctions Showing Historical World Coin Data on HA.com

5/10/2017

Historic sales results, comparable coins make researching prior to bidding and consigning easier

Historical World Coin data on HA.com

Heritage Auctions is now showing comparable results from past auctions and third-party grading service population data on nearly all of its World Coins search results, the company announced today, making Heritage Auctions’ World Coins database the most powerful pricing tool in the world.

“These new features are all designed around increasing bidder confidence and furthering our mission in complete transparency at Heritage Auctions,” said Cristiano Bierrenbach, Executive Vice President of International Numismatics. “These innovations have been 10 years in the making. It transforms a simple search into an encyclopedia of information for the bidder or consigner.”

As part of the innovation, World Coin auctions will include NGC and PCGS population reports and past auction results for similar examples on almost all of its world coin lot pages. The data is extremely useful for researching coins and prior auction results. No other coin company in the world offers as much comprehensive data on World Coins as this new feature offers Heritage’s online bidder-members, Bierrenbach said.

When browsing lots for auctions, clients will see results for comparable coins, as well as the population data for the type whenever possible. No longer will clients have to go to three or more different sources in order to determine the value and rarity of a particular coin – it is all conveniently presented in one place on the lot page. These features are just the first of many technological innovations that Heritage plans to introduce for world and ancient coins in the coming months and years.

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Roxana Uskali Joins Heritage Auctions Chicago Office as Director of Numismatics

2/28/2017

Roxana Uskali, Heritage AuctionsHeritage Auctions has hired Roxana Uskali as Director of Numismatics for its newest office in Chicago, located at 215 W. Ohio Street.

"We are offering our clients a full range of services at our newest location and Roxana will bring our Midwest clients stellar experience and service," said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions.

Like many numismatic experts, Uskali began collecting rare coins by frequenting local coin and stamp shops as a young child. She later graduated cum laude from Loyola University Chicago, receiving degrees in world history, theology and piano performance. But it was her experience with rare coins, vintage bank notes and her love of travel that quickly drew her into the world of numismatics as an adult.

She spent nine years working as the principle world coin numismatist for the Chicago firm, Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., and more recently her own company, KRCoins. During the last several years, she has helped catalog Heritage's world coin auctions, and frequently attends major coin shows around the United States and abroad.

In addition to being a member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), the International Bank Note Society (IBNS) and the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS), Uskali also produces Coincasts, coin-related educational videos for the public.

"The opportunity to grow Heritage's new Midwest office will be a unique and thrilling experience," Uskali said. "This market has much to offer and we're ready to make our mark as the go-to resource for the entire region."

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Heritage Hires PR/Marketing Veteran Elon Werner as Director of Communications

1/27/2017

Brings more than 25 years of public relations experience

Heritage Auctions, the largest auction house founded in the United States, has hired Elon Werner as Director of Communications, a new position in the company.

Elon Werner. Photo courtesy Heritage Auctions“Elon has extensive, successful executive experience in marketing and public relations,” said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions. “Elon’s nearly quarter-century of media relations and dynamic marketing know-how will help Heritage continue to grow and provide consignors and buyers the best possible exposure.”

A graduate of Austin College in Sherman, Texas, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business, Werner’s experience includes Director of Media Services for John Force Racing, Inc. of the National Hot Rod Association; Director of Communications for Beckett Media; and General Manager/Public Relations Director for the Texas Motorplex.

He also has helped coordinate public relations and marketing for No. 1 pick Jameis Winston during the 2015 NFL draft; media relations for the 2014 NCAA Final Four in Dallas; and was a member of the Local Organizing Committee for the 2011 Super Bowl XLV. Additionally, he has worked on marketing and promotional campaigns for Coca-Cola, Chevrolet, Monster Energy and the Automobile Club of Southern California.

“I am excited to join industry leader Heritage Auctions and continue to grow its presence in the global auction community. This is one of the most dynamic companies in the world, and the breadth of media and marketing opportunities is unparalleled. I am looking forward to working with the executive team, category directors and hundreds of experts,” Werner said.
 

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NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) stood out in Heritage Auctions’ recent Platinum Night sale, held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, August 1-5 in Denver. The sale was headlined by a group of nine NGC-certified Japanese Proof coins from the 1870s that sold for a combined $793,125 USD. […]

Heritage Ancient Coins: The Second Known Gold Magnesia Stater

Heritage Ancient Coins: The Second Known Gold Magnesia Stater

Our upcoming Long Beach Auction of World and Ancient Coins features one of two known gold staters from Magnesia. This is a completely unrecorded denomination and type for this city, and of immense numismatic importance! Struck from a somewhat rusty obverse die and displaying corresponding granularity, otherwise a highly attractive type from dies of fine […]

Heritage ANA Auction Results – Two U.S. Pennies Equal Nearly $500,000

Heritage ANA Auction Results – Two U.S. Pennies Equal Nearly $500,000

1792 cent and 1943 Lincoln penny offered for the first time at auction Two of the rarest U.S. coins ever discovered sold for nearly $500,000 USD at a public auction held in conjunction with the world’s largest coin show. A newly-discovered 1943 Lincoln penny shot to $282,000 because it was made of the wrong material […]

Ancient Coins – A Rhodes, by Any Other Name: The Colossus of Helios

Ancient Coins – A Rhodes, by Any Other Name: The Colossus of Helios

CARIAN ISLANDS. Rhodes. Ca. 229-205 BCE. AR tetradrachm (27mm, 13.64 gm, 11h). NGC MS 5/5 – 4/5. Rhodes was one of the great maritime cities of the Greek world, located on a spearhead-shaped island of the same name in the eastern Aegean Sea. Myth has it the island was born of a union between the […]

19th Century Rarities Highlight Heritage Platinum Currency Auction at ANA

19th Century Rarities Highlight Heritage Platinum Currency Auction at ANA

On August 3,  Heritage Platinum Currency Auction, will betaking place at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver Heritage Platinum Currency Auction will present the finest-known 1882 $1,000 Gold Certificate, PCGS, Very Fine 35. The specimen is one of only 96,000 examples that were printed, and far fewer survived following the redemption rate ordered under […]

Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: Gold Coin of the Great Kushans

Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: Gold Coin of the Great Kushans

By Lorie Ann Hambly for Heritage Auctions ……   Pompeia’s pick this time is a departure from our usual run of Greco-Roman coins: A gold double-dinar of Vima Kadphises, Kushan ruler of northern and central India from 113 to 137 CE Considering the importance of Ancient India as home of one of the Ancient World’s […]

Heritage ANA Platinum Night to Feature World Coins, Ancient Roman Gold

Heritage ANA Platinum Night to Feature World Coins, Ancient Roman Gold

Since Heritage’s first ANA showcase offering of world and ancient coins in 2014, the Platinum Night auction has been a marquee event for lovers of rare and beautiful coins. With nearly 500 exceptional lots from every era and region, this year’s offering, scheduled for Thursday, August 3, adds luster to this legacy. Their selection of […]

World’s Fair of Money and National Money Show Auctioneers Announced

World’s Fair of Money and National Money Show Auctioneers Announced

Coin Auction Firms Selected The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has selected its Official Coin Auction Firms for the 2018-2019 World’s Fair of Money and the 2018-2021 National Money Show. Three prominent numismatic auction companies – Heritage Auctions, Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Kagin’s Auctions – were selected as Official Auctioneers. Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries […]

Heritage: 20th Century Rarities Claim Top Honors in $4 Million Hong Kong Auctions

Heritage: 20th Century Rarities Claim Top Honors in $4 Million Hong Kong Auctions

Chinese coins including 1914 Republic Yuan Shih-kai silver “L. Giorgi” Pattern Specimen Dollar SP65 PCGS, took top lot honors at $77,675 USD in Heritage Auction’s $2.9 million Asian Coins Signature Auction held June 21-23 in Hong Kong. The auction saw bidders vying for a diverse selection of 20th century rarities in one of the fastest-growing […]

$10.7 Million Changes Hands in Heritage Long Beach Auction June 8-11

$10.7 Million Changes Hands in Heritage Long Beach Auction June 8-11

Very large Kellogg & Humbert Gold Ingot from SS Central America wreck brings $188,000 A diverse selection of rarities led the way June 8-11 as Heritage’s auction of rare U.S. coins, held in conjunction with the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo, raised more than $10.7 million USD for consignors. The auction was 98 percent […]

Collection of Ancient Roman Silver Denarii in Special Internet Auction

Collection of Ancient Roman Silver Denarii in Special Internet Auction

The Paul Balla Collection is a true labor of love, assembled with care and connoisseurship, with each Roman Emperor represented by multiple reverse types and portrait styles, several of them quite rare and seldom offered. The first offering from this collection is our first all-ancients Monthly Internet Auction, comprising 303 individual and group lots drawn […]

Heritage Auctions Staff Aids in Recovering Stolen Rare Coins

Heritage Auctions Staff Aids in Recovering Stolen Rare Coins

Bill Walker identifies two instances of how stolen coins found their way back on the market Quick thinking on the part of a Heritage Auctions staff member led to the discovery of two high-value coins re-entering the marketplace. Earlier this year Bill Walker, a rare coin specialist in Heritage Auctions’ Dallas office, was approached by […]

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Extremely Rare Copper 1875 Half Eagle

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Extremely Rare Copper 1875 Half Eagle

Our Long Beach Signature Auction of US Coins features an example of a 1874 half eagle struck in copper, graded Proof 64 Red and Brown by PCGS. This coin, cataloged as Judd-1371, is a regular dies trial striking in copper (from the regular proof dies) with reeded edge. This pattern was most likely distributed to […]

Classic US Coins – Rare Early Cents Offered in Padula Family Collection

Classic US Coins – Rare Early Cents Offered in Padula Family Collection

Elusive 1793 S-15 cent and famous Reeded Edge cent offered during Heritage Auctions’ September Long Beach Expo Early American copper collectors are urged to consign to Heritage Auctions’ September 6-11 Long Beach Expo Auction, which will feature an important, lifetime large cent collection offering one of the few complete Sheldon-numbered variety sets ever formed. The […]

Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: Vetranio, Temporary Emperor

Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: Vetranio, Temporary Emperor

By Lorie Ann Hambly for Heritage Auctions ……   Vetranio (we do not know a first or family name) was born to humble parents in Moesia, probably in the 290s CE. He entered the army and served with distinction under the mighty Constantine I (AD 306-337), the first Christian ruler of Rome, who even during […]

Obscure California National Gold Bank Notes Highlight Heritage US Currency Auction

Obscure California National Gold Bank Notes Highlight Heritage US Currency Auction

By CoinWeek ….   Heritage Auctions sold a total of $32,576,612 USD worth of U.S. coins, currency and World currency at the 78th annual Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) convention, which took place April 26 through May 2. By itself, the U.S. coins auction garnered a total of $22,841,622. The World currency auction sold a […]

New Book on 1802 Half Dimes Released by Heritage Auctions

New Book on 1802 Half Dimes Released by Heritage Auctions

Obverse, 1802 Half Dime, Valentine Specimen. PCGS AU-50. Image courtesy Heritage Auctions   Jon Amato examines the census of a classic American coin The 1802 half dime is one of the great rarities in U.S. numismatics. It is without a doubt the key-date early half dime. Despite its notoriety as a classic numismatic rarity, less […]

The Biggest Highlights of Heritage Auctions’ Central States Signature Sale

The Biggest Highlights of Heritage Auctions’ Central States Signature Sale

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek …..   The 78th annual convention of the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) took place from Wednesday, April 26 through Saturday, April 29, and Heritage Auctions served as the official auctioneer. The central States Signature Auction was held in multiple sessions starting on Wednesday and extended beyond the convention itself, […]

Heritage Auctions: Record Prices at Inaugural CCE World & Ancient Coins Event

Heritage Auctions: Record Prices at Inaugural CCE World & Ancient Coins Event

1826 British Proof Set sells for $282,000 to lead $6.38 million auction One of the most fancied proof sets in British numismatics starred in Heritage Auctions’ CCE World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction. The 11-piece 1826 George IV Proof Set brought $282,000 USD, establishing a new record price for the set. Over 2,800 lots sold […]

Indiana Church Strikes Gold with Early “In God We Trust” Rare Coin

Indiana Church Strikes Gold with Early “In God We Trust” Rare Coin

An historic 1866 Double Eagle, one of only 10 known examples, survived an attempted theft and was donated to a Valparaiso church. It could now bring $300,000 or more when offered by Heritage Auctions A valuable 19th-century U.S. gold coin featuring one of the earliest uses of the motto “In God We Trust” will help […]

Heritage Offers Hutchinson Collection Half Eagle Gold Coins at Central States Signature Auction

Heritage Offers Hutchinson Collection Half Eagle Gold Coins at Central States Signature Auction

Offerings from The Hutchinson Collection, Part II are featured as the April 26 – May 2 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction opens for bidding soon at the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) convention in Chicago and online at www.HA.com/coins. Our popular Platinum Night session, featuring the finest numismatic material, is scheduled for the evening of […]

Heritage: Virtually 100% sell-through in $9.8 Million Dallas US Coin Auction

Heritage: Virtually 100% sell-through in $9.8 Million Dallas US Coin Auction

NGC MS63 1892-S Dollar fetches $76,375 in Heritage Auctions’ April 4-6 event. Many coins actually exceed their prices from 2014 market peak Over $9.8 million in rare U.S. coins crossed the auction block in Heritage Auctions’ offerings of April 4-6, held at its Dallas headquarters. In total, over 4,100 lots found new homes during this […]

Place Bids Now on Heritage Auctions Dallas US Coin Offerings

Place Bids Now on Heritage Auctions Dallas US Coin Offerings

It is our pleasure to welcome the numismatic world to Dallas for our upcoming Dallas Signature Auction of US Coins. Auction sessions are scheduled for April 4-5 at our World Headquarters, and April 6 through www.HA.com. The finest material is scheduled to sell in our Premier Session, scheduled for 6PM CT, Tuesday, April 4. As […]

1843-O Liberty Seated Quarters and the Eliasberg-Gardner Coin

1843-O Liberty Seated Quarters and the Eliasberg-Gardner Coin

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #372 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …..   Only one currently identified 1843-‘Large O’ quarter is clearly uncirculated, the Eliasberg-Gardner coin. This PCGS-graded “MS-63+” 1843-O just sold for $16,450 USD in a Heritage auction at the Winter 2017 Long […]

Heritage Auctions: Rare and Important Early Cents Offered in Padula Family Collection

Heritage Auctions: Rare and Important Early Cents Offered in Padula Family Collection

Elusive 1793 S-15 cent and famous Reeded Edge cent on display at February Long Beach Expo Early American copper collectors are urged to consign to Heritage Auctions’ September 6-11 Long Beach Expo Auction, which will feature an important, lifetime large cent collection offering one of the few, complete Sheldon-numbered variety sets ever formed. The Padula […]

Heritage Auctions Reports $850+ Million Year

Heritage Auctions Reports $850+ Million Year

Heritage Auctions announced sales of more than $850 million USD for 2016, the firm’s third-best year ever, and nearly equal to its 2015 sales of $860 million. The results are a signal of the company’s continuing dominance in the collectibles realm while other major auction houses recorded significantly lower sales volume for the same period. […]

It’s War! Heritage v. Christie’s Alleges Computer Fraud, Copyright Infringement

It’s War! Heritage v. Christie’s Alleges Computer Fraud, Copyright Infringement

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….   As reported last month by CoinWeek, Heritage Auctions filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas in Dallas on December 9 against Christie’s auction house and Collectrium, the tech startup it acquired in 2015. Court filings list eight counts detailing multiple allegations of […]

CoinWeek Exclusive Private Lot Viewing: 1942 Glass Cent, 1884 Trade Dollar, and Much More! 4K Video

CoinWeek Exclusive Private Lot Viewing: 1942 Glass Cent, 1884 Trade Dollar, and Much More! 4K Video

CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan meets up with cataloguer Mark Borckardt of Heritage Auctions for this Private Lot Viewing video featuring several of the key lots from Heritage’s Platinum Night Auction at the Winter 2017 FUN Convention in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In this video, you will get to hear Mark talk about a rare 1884 Trade […]

Heritage NYINC World, Ancient Coin Auctions Now Open for Bidding

Heritage NYINC World, Ancient Coin Auctions Now Open for Bidding

Heritage’s January NYINC auctions are now open for bidding! Going by the pre-sale estimate, this could very well be the highest-grossing World and Ancient Coin auction that Heritage has ever presented. In total, between the January 8-9 Signature Floor Auction and January 17-18 Internet Sessions, we have over 6,000 lots on offer. With so many […]

Medal Highlights of Heritage Auctions’ FUN Offering

Medal Highlights of Heritage Auctions’ FUN Offering

Important, historic medals from the colonial era to present day will be prominently featured in Heritage Auctions’ January 4-9 FUN US Coins Auction in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Dupré-Designed Bronze Made in Honor of Benjamin Franklin’s 80th Birthday A bronze medal from the Colonial Era depicting Benjamin Franklin will be among the featured items. First struck […]

 
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