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Gorny & Mosch Fall Auction: Strong Market for High Quality Coins

Excellent prices were realized in the Gorny & Mosch Fall Auction. Above all, the Archaic coins from Athens and the collection of exquisite German...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The SS Republic Founder’s Edition Set

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   Back in May, I discussed coins from the SS Republic shipwreck and how they fit into the world of pedigree...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Gilded Age Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   In a previous article, I took a critical stance on “Private" or "Personal” collections and their worthiness to be given pedigree...

Gorny & Mosch Auctions: From the Wappenmünze to the German Thaler

The Gorny & Mosch October sale has much to offer. The sessions will present a wide range of numismatic highlights, featuring rarities from the...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Fitzgerald Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   The Fitzgerald Collection (also referred to as Fitzgerald’s Nevada Club Reno Hoard) is one of my favorite collections (and pedigrees)...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Skidaway Island Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   Coins coming from personal collections are often given a Pedigree status and this seems to be a growing trend, as...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek ....   Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Palace Collection of Egypt’s King Farouk

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   A lot of my writing about Pedigrees & Hoards is based on the research of others--gathering and processing information from many...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Miami Beach Mansion Currency Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek ....   I like to compare this story to the “Wall of Greed” story. It's similar in many ways, and in...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Cleveland Wall of Greed Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   In case you have not figured it out yet, the reason I like “Pedigrees & Hoards” are because of the...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Binion Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek ....   The Binion Hoard offers the collector a variety of ways to collect coins, currency and memorabilia like ashtrays, dice,...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Dr. Buzz Aldrin Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   Okay, so you collect pedigree coins and have a fairly nice assortment. Well, I might be going out on a...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The El Cortez Casino Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   Probably no other state has brought as many “hoards & collections” into the hobby as the state of Nevada. Several...

Pedigrees & Hoards : The Champagne Lanson Bonnet Vineyard Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   On a winter day like any other winter day in February 2012 in the village of Les Riceys, France, a...

Pedigree & Hoard / Coins & Currency

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek.... I am delighted to have the opportunity to write a new column for CoinWeek on my corner of the numismatic world...

First Read: Photographs of Thomas Jefferson Nickels: Die Varieties and...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... In this edition...