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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,... 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.... 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... read more »

 

Modern Coins: The 2014 Silver Panda coins are Here!

Modern Coins: The 2014 Silver Panda coins are Here!

People love pandas. Every time a panda in a zoo gives birth, the adorable baby immediately becomes a star on television, newspapers, youtube, etc [To see what we mean , view the Video Below]. And the same has happened each year since 1982, when... read more »

 

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... read more »

 

Interesting and inexpensive coins of Russia

Interesting and inexpensive coins of Russia

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Imagine a vast nation with a long and fascinating history of numismatic issues. Does that sound like an introduction for an overview of U.S. coinage? Guess again. The coins of Russia have a large collector... read more »

 

Bearish Bets on Gold Hiked Aggressively But Prices Move Sideways Short Term

Bearish Bets on Gold Hiked Aggressively But Prices Move Sideways Short Term

LONDON prices for gold reflected subdued dealing Monday morning, slipping 0.9% to $1279 by lunchtime as silver and other commodities also dropped but major government bond price edged higher. European shares drifted lower as well, but the MSCI... read more »

 

Legend Numismatics Market Report: The Eric Newman Collection Sale

Legend Numismatics Market Report: The Eric Newman Collection Sale

OF COURSE WE TOLD YOU SO! We’re not trying to be everyones warm and fuzzy friend, tell you how many cokes we drank at the auction, or the trip from hell we had to get there. The recent Eric Newman Collection auction was one of the most... read more »

 

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

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... read more »

 

Cool Treasure! VIDEO: 11:49 caticonslite_bm_alt

Cool Treasure! VIDEO: 11:49

Daniel Frank Sedwick, Auctioneer……… Shiver me timbers matey! Get ready to see some of the fascinating items of history found on shipwrecks and from the past. Dan Sedwick talks about some of the “cool” items featured... read more »

 

NGC and Former US Mint Chief Engraver Elizabeth Jones to Launch Signature Label Series

NGC and Former US Mint Chief Engraver Elizabeth Jones to Launch Signature Label Series

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will offer a limited-edition certification label signed by Elizabeth Jones, the 11th Chief Sculptor and Engraver of the United States Mint. As the first and only woman to hold this prestigious position,... read more »

 

The Short-Lived Franklin Half Dollar

The Short-Lived Franklin Half Dollar

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… With a lifespan of just 15 years (1948-63) and no high-priced key dates even in Mint State grades, the Franklin half dollar is an ideal series for budget-conscious collectors. The 35-piece date set contains... read more »

 

Colossus of Rhodes – CARIAN ISLANDS. Rhodes. Ca. 340-316 BC. AR didrachm

Colossus of Rhodes – CARIAN ISLANDS. Rhodes. Ca. 340-316 BC. AR didrachm

By Lorie Ann Hambly – Heritage Galleries ……….. 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... read more »

 

History Hidden in Plain Sight: Freemasons on United States Coins

History Hidden in Plain Sight: Freemasons on United States Coins

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ……….. According to some, the secretive fraternity of the Freemasons is elitist and anti-democratic. Still others have questioned the organization’s spiritual views For those initiated... read more »

 

Why Gold Reserves Are Still Important. VIDEO: 3:01 caticonslite_bm_alt

Why Gold Reserves Are Still Important. VIDEO: 3:01

Edmund C. Moy, Former US Mint Director…………….. There are some economists and financial advisors who believe that holding gold reserves represents a barbarous relic from the past. Former Director of the United States... read more »

 
 
 
 
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