Category Archives: 1804 Dollar

1794 Dollar: Legend Auctions to Sell Most Valuable US Coin in October

The world’s most valuable US coin, a 1794 Dollar that last sold for $10 million USD, is set to appear in an auction again later this year. Legend Rare Coin Auctions, Inc. has announced the sale of the Bruce Morelan Collection, a collection of coins from the early period of US history, valued in total […]

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Welcome to The D. Brent Pogue Collection: Masterpieces of United States Coinage Part VII

By Q. David Bowers – Co-founder, Stack’s Bowers …… The D. Brent Pogue Collection will forever be known as an incredible assembly of the very finest early American coins from 1792 through the 1830s. The five sales already concluded featured this portion of the collection, almost to completion, with notable additions such as the fabulous […]

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Million-Dollar Piece of Baltimore History Set for March Stack’s Bowers Whitman Auction

Famous 1804 Dollar once owned by Garrett Family and Johns Hopkins University   A rare 1804 silver dollar, the most famous prize in coin collecting, will be sold in Baltimore on March 20, at an auction conducted by Stack’s Bowers Galleries of Santa Ana, California. One of just 15 known to exist, the auction house […]

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Jeff Garrett: The Big Five Coins Everyone Covets

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… When I started my full-time career in numismatics around 1977, numismatic rarity was measured against five coins. Everything else was compared with them and was worth considerably less. The top three coins at the time were the: 1804 Silver Dollar 1913 Liberty Nickel 1894‐S Barber Dime The […]

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Explore the ANA Money Museum From the Comfort of Home

Virtual Exhibits Transform the Way History is Seen   Money derives its value by being a medium of exchange, a unit of measurement, and a storehouse for wealth; it can be a shell, a metal coin, or a piece of paper. Money also provides a substantial record of the history and culture of civilizations dating […]

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Collecting Classic US Coins – The Silver Dollars of Our Founding Fathers

You might be surprised at how affordable some of the earliest US silver dollars are By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Silver Dollars were first authorized during the presidency of George Washington in 1792. The first coins were produced two years later in 1794, with only 1,758 coins leaving the fledgling Mint […]

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Pittsburgh to Host ANA National Money Show in March

Build Your Collection from the Best Numismatic Inventory Anywhere It’s not too early to make plans for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 National Money Show in Pittsburgh. The convention takes place March 28-30 in Hall B of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The three-day show offers access to hundreds of dealers offering the […]

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David Lawrence Rare Coins and D.L. Hansen acquire the “King of American Coins”

David Lawrence Rare Coins, on behalf of Dell Loy Hansen, acquired one of the 15 known examples of the world-famous 1804 Draped Bust dollar, known as the “King of American Coins,” for $2.64 million via the Heritage Auctions event on June 14th, hosted by the Long Beach Coin Expo

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King of American Coins Acquired by David Lawrence Rare Coins and D.L. Hansen

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC), on behalf of Dell Loy Hansen, acquired one of the 15 known examples of the world-famous 1804 Draped Bust Dollar, known as the “King of American Coins”, for $2.64 million via the Heritage Auctions event on June 14, hosted by the Long Beach Coin Expo. As one of only eight […]

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Private collection paces Heritage’s Long Beach auctions to $18.1 million

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Unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle unveiled in first public pre-auction showing since 1890
Dallas, Texas (June 20, 2018) — Elite private collections of some of the finest U

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Heritage Long Beach Signature Sale Top 5 Highest Prices Paid

By CoinWeek ….. Heritage Auctions‘ Long Beach sale of rare coins and medals realized $18.095 million and included a number of highlight coins – including the surprising offering of the Mickley-Hawn-Queller specimen 1804 dollar. We have looked through the results and compiled a list of the seven coins that make up the Top 5 highest […]

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Bowers on collecting: Coins of the presidential administrations — Thomas Jefferson

This week I give another overview of the coins issued during the administrations of various presidents from George Washington to date with a small selection of illustrations. To include all of the design types—never mind different dates and varieties—would far exceed the space available

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Bowers on collecting: Coins of the presidential administrations — Thomas Jefferson

By Q. David Bowers
This week I give another overview of the coins issued during the administrations of various presidents from George Washington to date with a small selection of illustrations

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Bowers on collecting: Coins of the presidential administrations — Thomas Jefferson

By Q. David Bowers
This week I give another overview of the coins issued during the administrations of various presidents from George Washington to date with a small selection of illustrations

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King of American Coins Comes to Long Beach: Heritage to Auction 1804 Dollar

1804 dollars deserve headlines every time they come to auction. Heritage is proud to feature the Mickley-Hawn-Queller specimen, a Class I “Original”, as one of the offerings in the June 14-17 Long Beach Signature Auction. This coin will cross the block as a part of the Premier session, scheduled for the evening of Thursday, June […]

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The Greatest U.S. Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 2: Parmelee

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #387 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ….. This is the second discussion in a series about comprehensive collections of classic U.S coins (1793-1934) that were offered, at least in large part, in public auctions. Perhaps the greatest collection of classic […]

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Pogue Collection Surpasses $106 Million

  Fifth Sale Nets Over $21 Million for 232 Coins Setting a new world record for the most valuable numismatic cabinet ever sold, and perhaps a new world record for any holding of collectibles in any field, the D. Brent Pogue Collection netted total sales of $106,720,432.25 USD over the course of five auction events […]

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The Ghosts of the Numismatic Past Watch Over the End of the Pogue Era

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. At about 11 pm it was all over – the end of a journey. A journey that, for the Pogue family, lasted 35 years, and for collector D. Brent Pogue, spanned the entirety of his adult life. The collection, which now stands as the most valuable coin […]

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Legend Numismatics Buys Dexter/Pogue 1804

Famous coin now part of “Super Collector” Bruce Morelan’s early American dollars set The Class I Dexter/Pogue specimen 1804 Draped Bust U.S. silver dollar purchased at auction on Friday night, March 31, 2017, for $3,290,000 jointly by Kevin Lipton of Beverly Hills, California and John Albanese of Bedminster, New Jersey, was sold by them less […]

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The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, part 23: Surprisingly Strong 5th Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #377 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds… The Pogue V sale by Stack’s-Bowers was held the evening of Friday, March 31st at the Evergreen House, the former residence of the Garrett Family Coin Collection. This auction was […]

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Stack’s Bowers Auctions – Get Ready for the Dexter Specimen of the 1804 Dollar, the “King of American Coins”

By Q. David Bowers – Stack’s Bowers …. Second Finest Known! The 1804 silver dollar is the very definition of the icon of American numismatics. For over 150 years more has been written about this rarity than for the next several combined! When it was crowned as “king” we don’t know. George G. Evans in […]

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Stack’s Bowers Auctions – Get Ready for the Dexter Specimen of the 1804 Dollar, the “King of American Coins”

By Q. David Bowers – Stack’s Bowers ….   One of the Finest Known! The 1804 silver dollar is the very definition of the icon of American numismatics. For over 150 years more has been written about this rarity than for the next several combined! When it was crowned as “king” we don’t know. George […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #53: Coins as an Investment & Congress and the CCAC with Reed Hawn

CoinWeek Podcast #53 :Coins as an Investment & Congress and the CCAC with Reed Hawn Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. In this episode of the Podcast we talk to Reed Hawn. Collector, investor, and former member of the CCAC. We talk […]

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Million Dollar Coins, Part 2: U.S. Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars

Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #352 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds In part 1, 1792 patterns that are worth more than $1 million each were covered. The present topic is million dollar silver dollars, including both classic U.S. silver dollars (1794-1935) and trade dollars (1873-85). Although trade dollars […]

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The King Among Rarities: A Brief History of the United States 1804 Dollar

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek ….. In all of numismatics of the entire world, there is not today and there never has been a single coin which was and is the subject of so much romance, interest, comment, and upon which so much has been written and so much talked about and discussed as the […]

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Classic US Coins – The Sultan of Muscat-Watters-Brand-Childs-Pogue 1804 Dollar

1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. Class I Original. Bowers Borckardt-304. Proof-68 (PCGS) The Finest Known Example of the King of American Coins Stack’s Bowers Pogue IV Auction – Lot 4020 on May 26th in NYC “The President has directed that a complete set of coins of the United States be sent to the King of […]

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Numismatic History – Coin Dealer B. Max Mehl – A Texas Master of Coins

By Pete Smith for CoinWeek…. Max Mehl claimed that he spent a million dollars advertising to buy a 1913 Liberty nickel for $50. Unfortunately his expensive ad campaign was a total failure. He was never able to buy that $50 1913 nickel. Yet somehow he became the most successful coin dealer of his era. In […]

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The Modern Hobby of Ancient Coins – A CoinWeek Exclusive with Harlan J. Berk

By CoinWeek…. Harlan J. Berk founded the company that bears his name in 1964, but like so many other numismatists, he actually got his start as a kid when someone (in Berk’s case, his mother) gave him those first fascinating coins. And now, after 52 years plus as a professional and a coin dealer–specializing in […]

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These New 1804 Dollar Discoveries and More will be Revealed at CSNS Convention

By Mark Ferguson – www.1804Dollar.com At 6:00 pm Central time on Thursday, April 24th I will be releasing my new book, The Dollar of 1804 – The U.S. Mint’s Hidden Secret, at the Central States Numismatic Society convention in Schaumburg, IL. CoinWeek will be posting a video after my presentation which will reveal major new discoveries […]

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New 1804 Dollar Discoveries to be announced at CSNS Book Release Presentation on April 24th

Numismatic researcher Mark Ferguson has announced an April 24th presentation at the Central States Numismatic Society, where he plans to announce new findings he has uncovered while studying the famed “King of Coins”, the 1804 dollar. The event will take place at 6:00pm and will kick off the release of Ferguson’s new book, The Dollar […]

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