Appearance of the Perschke Specimen of the Brasher Doubloom at the ANA in Philadelphia 2012
Walter Perschke, President, Numisco Rare Coins
Interviewer: David Lisot
In 1979 Walter Perschke purchased the first offering of the famous Brasher Doubloon to be sold in more than 50 years. He has held the coin since then and has now decided to sell it. He talks about what it was like when he purchased the coin and how the market has changed since then.
He also shares how he plans to offer the coin for sale.
Copyright © CoinWeek – August 2012
American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money
The country’s premier coin show and convention, is held every summer at cities around the country. This year the show was hosted in Philadelphia, PA. The convention features spectacular educational programs and events, and the most stunning collections of early American rarities ever assembled for the ANA’s signature Museum Showcase.
The bourse, which is always sold out, includes the finest rare coin and currency dealers in the world, with special sections for U.S., world and ancient coins as well as paper money. The Mint Promenade will features representatives of world mints from five continents along with collector exhibits.
For more information about the ANA or any of its conventions, visit www.money.org and/or visit the Coin and Paper Money Shows section on Coinweek for the latest information, news stories and calendar of upcoming shows.