First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature
Essay by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….
From Crime to Punishment: Counterfeit and Debased Currencies In Colonial... read more »
Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC …………….
Numismatics welcoming a new audience – type coins a great starting point
In the event that you haven’t heard, numismatics continues to be a very exciting topic of conversation. Much... read more »
Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #222
A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds….
Amazingly, locally minted large copper coins circulated in... read more »
Heritage Auctions is offering, as a part of the May 16 – 17 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection IV Signature Auction in New York, a spectacular MS63 Continental Currency dollar in silver. This is this coin’s first auction offering... read more »
The first day of Baldwin’s three-day May auction calendar will contain the second part of one of the most impressive British colonial coin collections to have ever been offered for sale by public auction. Part One of The Arielle Collection... read more »
Adam Crum, Vice President, Monaco Rare Coin
Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……..
It has been called the rarest American gold coin. There are only seven known to exist. It is the Brasher Doubloon.
Recently Adam Crum of Monaco... read more »
Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #208
A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ……..
A year ago, the Eric Newman Collection was the most... read more »
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... read more »
Bob Merrill, Auctioneer, Heritage.
David McCarthy & Don Kagin, Purchasers, Kagin’s.
The only known variety of a 1783 Nova Constellatio silver coin sold for $1.175,000 in the recent Heritage Auctions Platinum Night session at the Central... read more »
A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds
News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #161 …..
In some instances, very low quality coins are worth substantial sums, especially when such coins are... read more »
Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted the Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo, an incredibly successful sale that realized $11,922,392. Offering U.S. coins, paper money, medals and tokens, the sale featured a... read more »
A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds
News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #157 …..
On Wed, March 13, at a convention center in Baltimore, Stack’s-Bowers will offer, at public auction,... read more »
United States colonial-era coins, from the early Massachusetts silver pieces of 1652 to private and regional issues produced in the early 19th century, have been added to the PCGS Price Guide , the Internet’s most comprehensive reference... read more »
By John Kraljevich – jkamericana.com
A CoinWeek Content Partner ……..
Among the perks of being an auction cataloguer is the ability to see great collection in situ, just as the collector formed them: complete, in their envelopes,... read more »
Set to cross the block in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo is a famously rare New England sixpence, considered the most valuable American coin ever found with a metal detector.
This... read more »
This is the first book-length study to be devoted to Canada’s most exotic and celebrated colonial-era coin, the Holey Dollar of Prince Edward Island and its accompanying Dump. The fruit of twenty years of research in international archives,... read more »
Many American collectors are familiar with the 1818 New Spain (Texas) half real coins, called jolas, through their listing in A Guide Book of United States Coins, and in other colonial references. Although they were known to a small number of... read more »
This year’s Early America Coppers gathering was held in Buffalo, New York.
Each convention requires effort from club members to create these memorable gatherings of collectors and dealers who specialize in the early numismatic creations... read more »
More than 6,500 U.S. Coin and Exonumia Lots Realize $16,407,956
IRVINE, Calif. – Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted its Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo March 19-27, 2012. The impressive sale presented... read more »
Ex: Stickney, Ellsworth, Garrett The Guide Book Plate Coin
The history of this rare copper New Hampshire coinage is fairly well documented in the literature, especially in Sylvester S. Crosby’s Early Coins of America (1875), which reproduces... read more »