Category Archives: Auction Highlights

Top Pop 1903-O Morgan Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, January 24, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this 1903-O Morgan silver dollar, graded MS-67+ by PCGS in a Secure Shield holder and approved as strong for the grade by CAC. A total of 4.45 million silver dollars were struck by the New Orleans Mint and dated 1903, which is neither […]

The post Top Pop 1903-O Morgan Dollar Offered by GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

1852 Gold Half Dollar Annular Pattern Coin in Heritage Long Beach Signature Auction

The Bob Simpson Collection, as offered by Heritage Auctions, features so many amazing pattern rarities that it is hard to choose a few favorites. However, one 1852 gold annular pattern coin from the upcoming February Long Beach Auction #1327 really stands out due to the large hole in the center of the coin–this design is […]

The post 1852 Gold Half Dollar Annular Pattern Coin in Heritage Long Beach Signature Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Archives International Auction 64 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 64: January 27, 2021 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET each day   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives International is committed to taking every safety precaution to protect participants in our auctions: We have continued to reduce the number of team members in the office […]

The post Archives International Auction 64 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Pre-Civil War Collector Coins in The Steve Studer Collection, Part 2

Part 2 of the Steve Studer Collection, open for bidding now through February 9, features a wide assortment of collector coins in denominations ranging from three-cent silver to double eagles. All of the coins being offered have dates from the period 1838-1861, and the vast majority, including all of the silver coins, were struck in […]

The post Pre-Civil War Collector Coins in The Steve Studer Collection, Part 2 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Offers a Western Gentleman’s Collection of Obsolete Banknotes

Heritage Currency is presenting A Western Gentleman’s Collection of Obsolete Banknotes, open for bidding now and culminating with a live bidding session at 7 PM on Sunday, January 24, exclusively at Currency.HA.com. This collection features over 500 notes from 47 different states and the District of Columbia, with notes of interest to collectors of all […]

The post Heritage Offers a Western Gentleman’s Collection of Obsolete Banknotes appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Bust Dimes of Edward Formica Collection Offered by Heritage Auctions

January 29 is the date for the live bidding session for The Edward Formica Collection of Bust Dimes, one of our Month-Long auctions already open for bidding at Heritage Auctions. This auction is loaded with distinct die marriages for both Draped Bust and Capped Bust dimes, including a number of rare varieties. Only 8,265 Draped […]

The post Bust Dimes of Edward Formica Collection Offered by Heritage Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Künker to Offer 1757 10-Ruble Gold Coin Created by Jacques-Antoine Dassier

On January 28, 2021, a Künker auction presents a 10-ruble piece from 1757 whose die was created by the Genevan medalist Jacques-Antoine Dassier. But this is not the only special thing about it: A small collector’s hallmark proves it once belonged to the Hutten-Czapski collection. By Künker GmbH …… On August 3, 1765, Jacques-Antoine Dassier […]

The post Künker to Offer 1757 10-Ruble Gold Coin Created by Jacques-Antoine Dassier appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rare 1867 Rays Shield Nickel Variety in Stack’s Bowers March Showcase Auction

  By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… Shield nickels are a largely underappreciated series among 19th-century U.S. coinage. They represent America’s inaugural attempt at a nickel five-cent coin, a format that remains a staple in daily commerce to the present day. First introduced in 1866 upon the conclusion of the Civil War, […]

The post Rare 1867 Rays Shield Nickel Variety in Stack’s Bowers March Showcase Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Recenty Discovered Key Date 1926-S Buffalo Nickel Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. Sometimes when a collector is about to set the seal on finding a great rarity in the wild, a discovery like this comes along and inspires hope anew. On Sunday, January 17, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this key-date 1926-S Buffalo nickel, recently graded MS-65 by PCGS and approved by CAC as […]

The post Recenty Discovered Key Date 1926-S Buffalo Nickel Offered by GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage to Offer Finest Known 1796 No Pole Half Cent at FUN Auction

Heritage Auctions is proud to offer the finest known 1796 No Pole Half Cent as a part of our January 20-24 FUN Signature Auction. This legendary numismatic rarity grades MS67 Red and Brown according to PCGS. The year 1796 is important in the history of the first Philadelphia Mint and some collectors have made a […]

The post Heritage to Offer Finest Known 1796 No Pole Half Cent at FUN Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage to Offer Further Selections From Cape Coral Collection

Even as the world’s leading auction house for certified coins, it is a rare opportunity that we are able to present a collection of the technical caliber of the Cape Coral Collection. Formed by a true connoisseur of the hobby with a keen eye for quality and the resources to pursue top-notch specimens wherever they […]

The post Heritage to Offer Further Selections From Cape Coral Collection appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Choice Unc. Spread Eagle 1863 $100 Legal Tender Note From Karelian Collection

By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ March 2021 United States Currency auction will feature select offerings from the Karelian Collection, including a PCGS Banknote Choice Uncirculated 63 Fr.167a $100 Legal Tender Note. The “Spread Eagle” motif on the $100 Legal Tender Notes of 1862 and 1863 is one […]

The post Choice Unc. Spread Eagle 1863 $100 Legal Tender Note From Karelian Collection appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers January 15 World Paper Money Auction: Lots You Need to Know

By CoinWeek ….. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is hosting two world paper money auctions on January 15 and 18 that include a number of remarkable pieces of world paper money at different price tiers. The first auction of 354 lots, Session B, will begin on Jan. 15 at 4 PM PST in the Quarter Deck Room […]

The post Stack’s Bowers January 15 World Paper Money Auction: Lots You Need to Know appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Top Pop MS-68 1905 Half Eagle Featured in Stack’s Bowers March Showcase Auction

  By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… The 1905 Liberty Head half eagle is an underrated 20th-century issue that is desirable at all levels of preservation. A mintage of only 302,200 makes it scarcer than many late-date issues, representing a steep drop from the 392,000 Philadelphia strikes of 1904. While readily available […]

The post Top Pop MS-68 1905 Half Eagle Featured in Stack’s Bowers March Showcase Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Extraordinary Selections in Heritage NYINC World and Ancient Coins Auction

The 2021 NYINC Platinum Night & Signature auction, scheduled for January 21-22 at Coins.HA.com, promises to be one of Heritage’s best World & Ancient coin auctions yet. This auction contains an extraordinary selection of rarities that has surpassed even our own wildest expectations, spanning across every corner of the globe from ancient times to the […]

The post Extraordinary Selections in Heritage NYINC World and Ancient Coins Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rare US Coin Highlights at Latest David Lawrence Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… Sunday Auction #1152 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 275 total lots including 50 Vault Values and 50 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale also showcases a variety of other incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items including a key date D-mint […]

The post Rare US Coin Highlights at Latest David Lawrence Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

The Macabre World War I “Totentanz” Medal Series of Walther Eberbach

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… As the first great conflict to serve as a focal point for much of the world, it is not surprising that World War I is commemorated by means of medallic art. The countries on each side, whether the allies or the central powers, issued […]

The post The Macabre World War I “Totentanz” Medal Series of Walther Eberbach appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Bid by Percentage in the Stack’s Bowers Jan. 2021 Precious Metals Auction

Bidding Ends Wednesday, January 13 Click Here to Place Your Bids   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present their September 2020 Precious Metals Auction, a new auction platform for buying bullion with no buyer’s fees. The interest in bullion has seen a steady increase over the past several years, as interest in this historically […]

The post Bid by Percentage in the Stack’s Bowers Jan. 2021 Precious Metals Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Classic Commemoratives Offered in Special Month-Long Heritage Auction

Heritage is offering a special month-long auction featuring classic US commemorative coinage minted during the period 1892-1954. This auction, with material intended for collectors of all budgets, is available exclusively through Coins.HA.com. Bidding is already open, with the concluding live session scheduled for 6 PM CT on Friday, January 15. This auction features over 1,000 […]

The post Classic Commemoratives Offered in Special Month-Long Heritage Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Offers Cid-Pulido Collection of Spanish Banknotes in FUN Auction

The FUN World Paper Money Signature Auction from Heritage Auctions, scheduled for January 21-22, features the Cid-Pulido Collection of Spanish Banknotes, an outstanding accumulation of banknotes from Spain, spiced with a smattering of notes from Spanish colonies. This collection is scheduled to go to live auction at 11 AM CT at Currency.HA.com. One of the […]

The post Heritage Offers Cid-Pulido Collection of Spanish Banknotes in FUN Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Finest Brasher Doubloon, 1804 Plain 4 Eagle Offered by Heritage Auctions

FUN U.S. Coins Auction features remainder of Donald G. Partrick Collection and Bob R. Simpson Collection Part III Jan. 20-24   “The World’s Most Famous Coin” and a selection of seven-figure rarities could make numismatic history in Heritage Auctions’ January 20-24 U.S. Coins Auctions held in Dallas and on HA.com. “We expect nothing short of […]

The post Finest Brasher Doubloon, 1804 Plain 4 Eagle Offered by Heritage Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Large Assortment of Haitian Notes to Highlight Stack’s Bowers Jan. 2021 Auction

By Christopher Dahncke – Currency Auction Associate, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to present a large assortment of Haitian notes in our January 2021 auction. We are offering 53 notes from Haiti, split between our Live and Internet sessions. These notes span from the 1820s through the 1960s, offering notes from […]

The post Large Assortment of Haitian Notes to Highlight Stack’s Bowers Jan. 2021 Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PQ Coins Still Available in a Time of Show Shutdowns – Paradime Coins

Coin Auction Highlights by Paradime Coins …… 2020 was a turbulent time for many. The numismatic market, however, in our opinion was stronger than ever for most series. Whether dealing in modern coinage, bullion, or collectible U.S coins, there was a surge in demand coupled with increased time being spent online perusing and searching for […]

The post PQ Coins Still Available in a Time of Show Shutdowns – Paradime Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rare 1969-S Doubled Die Lincoln Cent Among Highlights at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The new Sunday Auction #1151 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features over 300 new coins plus 40 Vault Values and 50 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale also showcases a variety of other incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items including a registry-quality […]

The post Rare 1969-S Doubled Die Lincoln Cent Among Highlights at David Lawrence Rare Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auctions 9 of Top 10 United States Banknotes in 2020

Stack’s Bowers Galleries auctioned nine of the top 10 highest-priced examples of US paper money to cross the block in 2020, extending a trend of record-setting prices achieved in recent years. The firm’s history of presenting legendary collections includes their sale of the most valuable collection of paper money ever assembled, the Joel R. Anderson […]

The post Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auctions 9 of Top 10 United States Banknotes in 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2020

In addition to performing well in public internet sales, CAC-approved certified coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Newport Beach, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada during the month of December. Here are over a dozen examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1914 Buffalo […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Specialty Silver Dollars Offered in Month-Long Heritage Auction

The latest Heritage month-long auction of US coins focuses on the ever-popular Morgan and Peace Dollar series, with an offering consisting of VAM varieties as well as Prooflike and Deep Mirror Prooflike Morgans. This auction is open for bidding now, with the concluding live session scheduled for Friday, January 8 at 6 PM CT. Collectors […]

The post Specialty Silver Dollars Offered in Month-Long Heritage Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Flawless 1995-W Bullion Set Featured in Stack’s Bowers Jan. 2021 Collector’s Choice Online Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… The United States Mint’s recent release of coins commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II has created renewed excitement for gold and silver American Eagles, a series first introduced in 1986. While many noteworthy American Eagles have been released over the past […]

The post Flawless 1995-W Bullion Set Featured in Stack’s Bowers Jan. 2021 Collector’s Choice Online Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

A Gift of Admiration and Adoration: Stack’s Bowers to Offer Japanese Gold Oban in Jan. Auction

Japanese Gold Oban by Kyle Ponterio – Senior Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… There are countless reasons for the act of gifting, including friendship, love, peace, or simply respect. Gifts can come in all shapes, sizes, and forms, based completely upon the individuals involved and their relationship. Whether a physical object or a […]

The post A Gift of Admiration and Adoration: Stack’s Bowers to Offer Japanese Gold Oban in Jan. Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Ancient Coin Highlights of the Heritage January 2021 NYINC Auction

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ….. In recent years, Heritage Auctions has become a major player in the ancient coin market. Traditionally in America, the most important ancient coin auctions of the year take place in January, in association with the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). This year is no exception, even though the […]

The post Ancient Coin Highlights of the Heritage January 2021 NYINC Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Hong Kong Auctions Top $6.5 Million

Heritage’s final numismatic signature auctions of 2020, held December 17-19 in Hong Kong, realized more than $6.5 million with Post-Auction sales continuing. These auctions focused on Asian coins and currency, along with a small but significant offering of ancient coins. All prices include a 20% Buyer’s Premium. The auction of World and Ancient coins raised […]

The post Heritage Hong Kong Auctions Top $6.5 Million appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auctions Eight of Top 10 U.S. Coins in 2020

Eight of the top 10 highest auction prices realized for U.S. coins in 2020 were achieved by Stack’s Bowers Galleries, emphasizing their role as a leading resource for world-class numismatic rarities. Among these eight exceptional results are six coins that surpassed $1 million, including two distinct examples of the famous 1804 Draped Bust dollar. “We […]

The post Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auctions Eight of Top 10 U.S. Coins in 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Künker Kicks off Its Golden Jubilee With Auction 346

Künker Auctions by Künker GmbH …… Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Auction #346, replete with numismatic and phaleristic rarities from all over the world, is now online. We are pleased to start our anniversary year with this auction #346. On July 1, 1971, Fritz Rudolf Künker founded a small coin shop in the little town […]

The post Künker Kicks off Its Golden Jubilee With Auction 346 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

NGC 1894-S Barber Dime, 1794 Dollar Each Realize Over $1 Million in Stack’s Bowers Sale

Two vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) each realized more than $1 million in a Stack’s Bowers auction on December 17, 2020. An NGC-certified example of the legendary 1894-S Barber Dime realized $1,440,000, while an NGC-certified 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar realized $1,050,000 as part of the Larry H. Miller Collection sale. The […]

The post NGC 1894-S Barber Dime, 1794 Dollar Each Realize Over $1 Million in Stack’s Bowers Sale appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage to Offer Donald G. Partrick Collection of Merchant Counterstamps

The extensive holdings of Donald G. Partrick include some of the rarest coins of U.S. series including many ultra-rare and unique colonials, early coppers, and memorable early pattern coins. Partrick’s interest in Hard Times and Merchant tokens, Civil War tokens, Patriotic tokens, and counterstamps is perhaps less well known. These collections were largely formed well […]

The post Heritage to Offer Donald G. Partrick Collection of Merchant Counterstamps appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Over $17.8 Million in U.S. Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers Dec. 2020 Showcase Auction

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries December Showcase Auction marked a magnificent conclusion to the firm’s 2020 auction season. The firm has now auctioned eight of the top 10 highest-priced United States coins sold in 2020, including three lots that exceeded $1 million USD in December. Hosted at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, California, the […]

The post Over $17.8 Million in U.S. Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers Dec. 2020 Showcase Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

The “Family Ruble” of Nicholas I — An Important 19th-Century Crown

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… From talers to dollars, crown-sized silver coins have always been very popular with collectors. Given their size and the fact that they are generally the whole unit for their issuing authorities, crowns can play a vital role in shaping a narrative both domestically and […]

The post The “Family Ruble” of Nicholas I — An Important 19th-Century Crown appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Last David Lawrence Rare Coins Onine Auction for 2020 Now Online

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The last Sunday Auction of 2020 (#1149) is now live and features 385 coins plus 40 Vault Values and 60 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale also showcases a variety of other incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items, including a key-date 1909-S VDB 1c PCGS/CAC MS66 RB, […]

The post Last David Lawrence Rare Coins Onine Auction for 2020 Now Online appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PMG Certifies Famous “Del Monte” $20 Error Note Offered by Heritage

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has certified the famous “Del Monte” error note – a 1996 $20 Federal Reserve Note printed over a Del Monte banana sticker! The incredible “Del Monte Note” is being offered by Heritage Auctions in its FUN Currency Sale, which has been rescheduled for January 21-25, 2021. Bidding is now open. The […]

The post PMG Certifies Famous “Del Monte” $20 Error Note Offered by Heritage appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Offers Likely Finest Known Mexico 1714 Royal 8 Escudos

The Heritage January 21-22 NYINC Signature Auction of World and Ancient Coins features a Mexican 1714 Royal 8 Escudos graded an almost unbelievable MS66 by PCGS. At first glance this coin leaves one very solid impression in the viewer’s mind: this is the Redondo that all other “Royal” issues dream of being. Upon close in-hand […]

The post Heritage Offers Likely Finest Known Mexico 1714 Royal 8 Escudos appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rare Treasury Notes From Karelian Collection at Stack’s Bowers March Auction

By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… Extremely Rare Rosecrans Nebeker 1891 $50 Treasury Note The Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 United States Currency Auction will feature a rare Fr.376 Series of 1891 $50 Treasury Note from the Karelian Collection. This remarkable example is graded Extremely Fine 40 EPQ by PMG. This […]

The post Rare Treasury Notes From Karelian Collection at Stack’s Bowers March Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Incredible Gem 1809 Classic Head Half Cent: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack’s Bowers …… The Green-Newman-Pogue Specimen 1809 Classic Head Half Cent. C-6, B-6. Rarity-1. MS-65+ BN (PCGS). CAC.   This is a gorgeous example featuring a warm halo of mint color emerging from Liberty’s cap and around her head, fading into ideal frosty medium brown. The superb eye appeal matches the technical grade, with […]

The post Incredible Gem 1809 Classic Head Half Cent: Stack’s Bowers Direct appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Offers Certified American Tokens & Medals in Month-Long Auction

The latest Month-Long auction from Heritage Auctions features exonumia in its offering of a selection of Certified American Tokens and Medals. Open for bidding now, this auction concludes with a live session at 6 PM CT on December 22. This auction is especially strong in Civil War tokens – privately issued pieces that were designed […]

The post Heritage Offers Certified American Tokens & Medals in Month-Long Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Tied for Finest 1935 Peace Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. This Sunday, December 20, sees the final bidding for this 1935 Peace silver dollar, graded MS-67 by PCGS in a gold shield holder, at GreatCollections.com. 1935 was the last year of release for the Peace dollar series – indeed, it was the last year of production for any US dollar coin until […]

The post Tied for Finest 1935 Peace Dollar Offered by GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Three Platinum Sessions Highlight Heritage FUN Signature Auction

Although Florida United Numismatists (FUN) canceled January’s Expo in Orlando, Heritage’s full slate of auctions change only in their date and location. Heritage will go forward with the scheduled numismatic auctions, just as we have done seamlessly and successfully when the April 2020 Central States, June and September Long Beach, and Summer ANA conventions were […]

The post Three Platinum Sessions Highlight Heritage FUN Signature Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Impressive Offerings of World and Ancient Coins, Medals, and Paper Money in Stack’s Bowers Jan. 2021 Auction

An Officially Sanctioned Auction of the NYINC   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce their next sale of World and Ancient coins, and World medals, and paper money. Set to cross the auction block over seven sessions (four live and three Internet only) on January 15, 16, 18, and 19, this monumental offering features […]

The post Impressive Offerings of World and Ancient Coins, Medals, and Paper Money in Stack’s Bowers Jan. 2021 Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Apparently Unique 1516 Gold Real From Cologne Offered in Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… In the late 15th century, the vast silver deposits in the Austrian realm of Tirol contributed to the need for a broader, thicker silver coin than had been produced in the past. This gave rise to the crown-sized issues that would become ubiquitous in […]

The post Apparently Unique 1516 Gold Real From Cologne Offered in Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Two Well-Toned Morgan Dollars in Stack’s Bowers Dec. 2020 Showcase Auction

  By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… The 1885-O is among the most popular New Orleans Mint Morgan silver dollars. The mintage of 9,185,000 pieces was typical of the era, but still well below the 10.7 million struck of the 1886-O and the 11.5 million struck of the 1887-O. The Bland-Allison Act […]

The post Two Well-Toned Morgan Dollars in Stack’s Bowers Dec. 2020 Showcase Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Offering Part 1 of the Conway Collection of Error Notes

Heritage is honored to offer The Conway Collection of Error Notes, Part I, closing on December 30. This featured monthly collection is nothing short of amazing in scope and rarity and will include nearly 140 Small Size Error Note lots to be auctioned without reserve. The grouping of mismatched serial number errors in this collection […]

The post Heritage Offering Part 1 of the Conway Collection of Error Notes appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

The Big Mo Collection of Civil War Gold Coinage: Part Two

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner Formed by a Nevada specialized collector over the last decade or so, the Big Mo set of Civil War coinage was likely the single finest set of these issues ever assembled. The non-gold (and certain gold coins) was sold a few months ago and the remaining […]

The post The Big Mo Collection of Civil War Gold Coinage: Part Two appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Exceptional Paradimecoins Consignment in the Stack’s Bowers December 2020 Auction

Consignment Highlights By CoinWeek …. Paradimecoins is offering a consignment of rare and high-quality classic U.S. coins in Session 2 of the upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries December 18 auction, starting at 1:00 pm Pacific Time (4:00 pm Eastern). Below are several highlights from the Paradime selection. 1861 Indian Cent Proof-65 PCGS/CAC This beautiful premium Gem […]

The post Exceptional Paradimecoins Consignment in the Stack’s Bowers December 2020 Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Some Highlights in the Stack’s Bowers December 2020 Auction

Consignment Highlights By CoinWeek …. Here is a selection of rare and high-quality classic U.S. coins in Session 2 of the upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries December 18 auction, starting at 1:00 pm Pacific Time (4:00 pm Eastern). 1861 Indian Cent Proof-65 PCGS/CAC This beautiful premium Gem Proof Indian cent is fully struck with a generally […]

The post Some Highlights in the Stack’s Bowers December 2020 Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Quarter Eagle Gold Coins Highlight Latest David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… Auction #1148 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 325 coins – including 56 items from the Tantalizing $2 1/2 Gold Collection plus 40 Vault Values and over 50 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale also showcases a variety of other incredible PCGS-, […]

The post Quarter Eagle Gold Coins Highlight Latest David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

NGC-Certified 1894-S Barber Dime Set to Sell for Seven Figures in Stack’s Bowers Sale

An example of the legendary 1894-S Barber Dime, graded PF 65 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), is poised to realize a seven-figure sum in a Stack’s Bowers sale of Larry H. Miller Collection rarities on December 17, 2020. Bidding for the ultra-rare dime is already at $850,000 USD more than a week before the auction ends. The 1894-S […]

The post NGC-Certified 1894-S Barber Dime Set to Sell for Seven Figures in Stack’s Bowers Sale appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Top Pop CAC 1914/3 Buffalo Nickel Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, December 13, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this Toned 1914/(3) Buffalo nickel, graded MS-66 by PCGS in a gold shield holder. It is unknown how many of the 20,664,463 Buffalo nickels struck at Philadelphia in 1914 are of this overdate, and there seems to be some disagreement about the origin […]

The post Top Pop CAC 1914/3 Buffalo Nickel Offered by GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

A Stunning Dekadrachm From the Elite Hand of Euainetos

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Even if you’re not a professor of art history or a dealer in the high-end art world, you’re likely familiar with names such as Picasso, van Gogh, and Rembrandt. Those appellations instantly evoke the artistic styles for which they are known and admired and […]

The post A Stunning Dekadrachm From the Elite Hand of Euainetos appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Choice 1909-O Indian $5 Featured in Stack’s Bowers December Showcase Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… The eagerly sought 1909-O half eagle is the only Indian Head or Saint-Gaudens gold coin attributed to this Southern coinage facility. With just 34,200 pieces produced, the 1909-O Indian is also the lowest mintage circulation strike of its type and survivors are in strong demand at […]

The post Choice 1909-O Indian $5 Featured in Stack’s Bowers December Showcase Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage to Offer Set of Iconic Opium Taels of Yunnan

The December 18 – 19 Hong Kong World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction from Heritage features a stunning set of patterns for the iconic “Opium” taels of Yunnan. This PCGS-graded three-piece set consists of: 1/2 Tael (1/2 Bya) – SP61, Lec-321 (2 examples known) Uniface 1/2 Tael (1/2 Bya) – SP64, Lec-321a (Unique) Tael […]

The post Heritage to Offer Set of Iconic Opium Taels of Yunnan appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Gem No Arrows 1853 Eliasberg Seated Liberty Quarter Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. At GreatCollections on Sunday, December 6, bidding ends for this 1853 No Arrows Seated Liberty quarter, graded MS-66 by PCGS and approved by CAC. This piece was also part of the famed Eliasberg Collection. The honor of top pop 1853 No Arrows quarter at PCGS goes to a pair of quarters graded […]

The post Gem No Arrows 1853 Eliasberg Seated Liberty Quarter Offered by GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Offers Ernest J. Montgomery, M.D. Collection of Chinese Banknotes

Adding excitement to the upcoming Heritage Auctions HKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction, being held December 17-19, 2020 is the featured offering of the Ernest J. Montgomery, M. D. Collection of Chinese banknotes. The core of this collection centers around the first series of banknotes by issued the People’s Bank of China between 1949 and […]

The post Heritage Offers Ernest J. Montgomery, M.D. Collection of Chinese Banknotes appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in November 2020

In addition to performing well in public internet sales, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Newport Beach, California; Dallas, Texas; and Saint Charles, Missouri, during the month of November. Here are a dozen examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1930 Standing […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in November 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Ancient & World Gold and Silver Coins Highlighted for Sale at Catawiki

By CoinWeek …. Catawiki.com offers a range of collectibles including jewelry, fine art, stamps, comics, toys, antiques, wine, and military orders, decorations, and medals. But naturally, coin collectors will be most interested in their large selection of rare coins, precious metal bullion, and currency. Today, we focus on a few auction highlights currently open for […]

The post Ancient & World Gold and Silver Coins Highlighted for Sale at Catawiki appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Classic Coin Alert: Highlights at David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #1147

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… Auction #1147 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 240 coins plus over 50 Vault Values and 50 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale showcases a number of incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items including a famous key date 1856 Flying Eagle 1c […]

The post Classic Coin Alert: Highlights at David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #1147 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Error Coins Take Spotlight in Heritage Month-Long Auction

Mint errors — the numismatic byproducts of Murphy’s Law — take center stage in Heritage’s latest Month-Long Internet Auction. Bidding is open now, with the concluding Live Session scheduled for 6:00 PM CT on Tuesday, December 15. All bidding will take place through coins.HA.com. One of the most famous mint errors is the copper 1943 […]

The post Error Coins Take Spotlight in Heritage Month-Long Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Archives International Auction 63 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 63: December 9-10, 2020 To be sold at public auction in two sessions over two days, beginning at 11:00 am ET each day   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives International is committed to taking every safety precaution to protect participants in our auctions: We have continued to reduce the number […]

The post Archives International Auction 63 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rear Admiral William Sims and the 1900 Paris Expo Medal

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Award medals often combine the elegant and artistic elements of numismatics with interesting aspects of material culture, often relating the individual to whom they were awarded to a particular event in time. A prime example of this phenomenon is a silver medal featured in […]

The post Rear Admiral William Sims and the 1900 Paris Expo Medal appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Offering Finest Known 1792 Silver Center Cent at Jan. 2021 FUN Auction

Few issues in the annals of American coinage are as historically important as the 1792 patterns. Those simple coins laid the foundation for everything that followed in United States coinage and established an innovative, decimal-based monetary system that became one of the most successful in the history of the world. Excluding the 1792 half disme, […]

The post Heritage Offering Finest Known 1792 Silver Center Cent at Jan. 2021 FUN Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

The “Dump” and Australia’s First Coinage

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Having a native population going back some 60,000 years, Australia was first discovered by Europeans when the Dutch arrived early in the 17th century. A century later, the British arrived and in turn claimed half of the continent for themselves. The initial colony established […]

The post The “Dump” and Australia’s First Coinage appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Welcome to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries December 2020 Showcase Auction

By Q. David Bowers – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… Welcome to the Stack’s Bowers December 2020 Auction, a magnificent finale to our 2020 Showcase Auction season. This past year has shown the continued passion and enthusiasm of the numismatic community despite unprecedented challenges. We are thrilled to present this auction amid incredible market strength, […]

The post Welcome to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries December 2020 Showcase Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

GreatCollections Offering Rare Mint State 1871-CC Seated Liberty Dollar

By CoinWeek …. Bidding ends Sunday, November 29 at GreatCollections.com for this toned 1871-CC Seated Liberty silver dollar, graded MS-61 by PCGS. A key date in the Seated Liberty dollar series, the 1871-CC has the lowest mintage of the four Carson City Mint issues, with only 1,376 struck. In spite of this, more 1871-CCs–many of […]

The post GreatCollections Offering Rare Mint State 1871-CC Seated Liberty Dollar appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Offers a Special Selection of Brazilian Coins, Part II

The latest month-long auction from Heritage Auctions features A Special Selection of Brazilian coins, Part II, offered entirely without reserve. This auction, a follow-up to our first offering in July, features Brazilian selections for all numismatic budgets. These Brazilian Coins lots are open for bidding now, ending with a live session scheduled for Sunday, July […]

The post Heritage Offers a Special Selection of Brazilian Coins, Part II appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

E Pluribus Unum Collection Pt 2 Realizes $1.1 Million+ at Stack’s Bowers Nov. 2020 Auction

Built over more than half a century, the E Pluribus Unum Collection is replete with coins and medals of superb rarity and quality, many with pedigrees dating as far back as the 19th century. Sales from this collection commenced in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2019 Auction with the record-setting $1.5 million sale of New […]

The post E Pluribus Unum Collection Pt 2 Realizes $1.1 Million+ at Stack’s Bowers Nov. 2020 Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Champion Auction 2020 Macau Sale Live on November 29

By Champion Auction  …… Welcome to the 2020 Champion Macau Auction. This will be the first live numismatic floor auction in Hong Kong or Macau this year. Champion features coins from the Chinese Family Collection and Howard Bowker East Asian Collection. Champion started to sell coins from the fabulous Chinese Family Collection in December 2007, […]

The post Champion Auction 2020 Macau Sale Live on November 29 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

High Mint State Indian Head Cents Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… David Lawrence Rare Coin’s first Internet Auction of December (#1146) is now live and features 448 new coins plus 30 Vault Values and 75 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale showcases a number of incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items including a registry-quality 1897 1c PCGS MS67 […]

The post High Mint State Indian Head Cents Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Bob R. Simpson Session Claims Top Lot Honors in $14.5 Million Heritage US Coin Auction

1807 Draped Bust quarter brings $630,000, $528,000 for 1795 half dollar Nov. 19-22 in Dallas   Appearing at auction for only the second time in 113 years, a coveted 1807 Draped Bust quarter, the finest-known example of the type, Ex: Stickney-Clapp-Eliasberg, brought a record-breaking $630,000 USD from the Bob R. Simpson Collection at Heritage Auctions’ […]

The post Bob R. Simpson Session Claims Top Lot Honors in $14.5 Million Heritage US Coin Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Miller Collection, Pt. 1 Realizes Over $9 Million at Stack’s Bowers November Auction

Part One of the Larry H. Miller Collection was a much-anticipated highlight of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Showcase Auction, held at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, California. Acquiring coins discretely and off the radar of the collecting community, the late Larry H. Miller assembled a world-class cabinet that spanned nearly the […]

The post Miller Collection, Pt. 1 Realizes Over $9 Million at Stack’s Bowers November Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

1969-S DDO Penny Sold to Honest Coin Dealer for 5 Cents Expected to Realize Over $40,000 at Auction

Over the past 50 years, an individual from San Francisco accumulated thousands of Lincoln cents from change, friends, and by searching rolls. He never found anything of note, and finally the day came to sell the collection. He obtained several quotes from local coin shops and ended up selling the whole collection for a few […]

The post 1969-S DDO Penny Sold to Honest Coin Dealer for 5 Cents Expected to Realize Over $40,000 at Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Larry Ness Indian Peace Medals Brings Over $900,000 at Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction

The highly anticipated Larry Ness Collection of Indian Peace medals crossed the auction block on November 10 as part of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Showcase Auction, held at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, California. Larry Ness built one of the most complete collections of this series ever assembled, including a remarkable […]

The post Larry Ness Indian Peace Medals Brings Over $900,000 at Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Impressive Chinese Coins Featured in Heritage Hong Kong Auction

As the last major auction event on the Heritage Auctions 2020 numismatic calendar, our December 18-19 Hong Kong Signature Auction allows us to reflect on the events of the year with a new appreciation for how we have been able to weather the turbulent events of the last 12 months. While we have undeniably been […]

The post Impressive Chinese Coins Featured in Heritage Hong Kong Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Tauler and Fau Highlight Rare Ancient, Spanish and World Coins in Auction 70

By Tauler and Fau …… Featuring 329 lots of rare Ancient, Spanish, and World Coins, Auction 70 from Tauler and Fau–exclusively online–closes on Tuesday, November 24, beginning at 04:00 p.m. (CET). The catalogue is already available at www.tauleryfau.com. Among the many highlights of the Ancient Greek coin selection, you will find a gorgeous and fully […]

The post Tauler and Fau Highlight Rare Ancient, Spanish and World Coins in Auction 70 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers #1 PCGS Registry Set of Proof Seated Liberty Half Dollars

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The special Thanksgiving auction #1145 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) features 300 new coins plus 35 Vault Values and 30 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale showcases a number of incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items including a key date 1914-D 1c PCGS/CAC MS64 RD, a […]

The post David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers #1 PCGS Registry Set of Proof Seated Liberty Half Dollars appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Pogue 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime, One of Finest Known, Offered by GreatCollections

Pogue Collection Coin By Great Collections …. On Sunday, November 22, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this beautifully toned 1795 Flowing Hair half dime (LM-10) from the Pogue Collection, graded MS-67 by PCGS and approved by CAC. Most rare early US coin experts agree that this example, with its original luster still intact, is the […]

The post Pogue 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime, One of Finest Known, Offered by GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Nearly $20 Million in United States Coins and Paper Money Sold in Stack’s Bowers Nov. 2020 Auction

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Showcase Auction was highlighted by several historic collections that were brought to market for the first time in decades. Hosted at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, California, the sale witnessed remarkably strong bidder participation through the firm’s award-winning website and mobile apps, an active phone bidding bank, […]

The post Nearly $20 Million in United States Coins and Paper Money Sold in Stack’s Bowers Nov. 2020 Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Partrick Collection of Hard Times and Merchant Tokens at Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions has opened the third offering from the Donald G. Partrick Collection for bidding online now. Covering Hard Times and Merchant Tokens, this collection boasts over 800 lots of 19th-century tokens minted up to about the start of the Civil War, including, numerous extremely rare pieces, as might be expected from a collection of […]

The post Partrick Collection of Hard Times and Merchant Tokens at Heritage Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers January 2021 Auction to Feature Oro del Nuevo Mundo Collection

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce the sale of the Oro del Nuevo Mundo Collection in our January 2021 auction, to be held January 15-16 as an officially sanctioned auction of the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). The collection represents one of the most significant offerings of Latin American coinage within recent memory, […]

The post Stack’s Bowers January 2021 Auction to Feature Oro del Nuevo Mundo Collection appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Mike Coltrane Collection of North Carolina Currency Now Open for Bidding

Following the successful over $2 million auction of Part I of The Mike Coltrane Collection, Heritage Auctions is now privileged to offer the next part of Mr. Coltrane’s collection in a month-long auction at Currency.HA.com. Covering more than 200 years of North Carolina currency, the material in this auction ranges from Colonial notes all the […]

The post Mike Coltrane Collection of North Carolina Currency Now Open for Bidding appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Incredible Semi-Dated Elizabethan Gold Pound at Stack’s Bowers NYINC 2021 Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Few English monarchs have had such a storied and pivotal reign as Elizabeth I, ruling for nearly 45 years until her death in 1603. The daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, she ascended to the throne in 1558 following the […]

The post Incredible Semi-Dated Elizabethan Gold Pound at Stack’s Bowers NYINC 2021 Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Scarce Panama 5 and 10 Balboa Notes at Stack’s Bowers Jan. World Paper Money Auction

By Christopher Dahncke – Currency Auction Associate, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… Panama P-24a 1941 10 Balboas Our January 2021 NYINC sale is filling up with a vast array of paper money from around the globe that is sure to excite collectors. One such item is a Panama P-24a 1941 10 Balboas note graded by PMG […]

The post Scarce Panama 5 and 10 Balboa Notes at Stack’s Bowers Jan. World Paper Money Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Special Selections of Isaac Rudman Latin American Coins Open for Bidding

As a collector of beautiful and important objects of Latin America and the Caribbean, Isaac Rudman is as unique as the items he collects. With a sharp mind, diligent eye for quality, and great knowledge of history, Isaac has dedicated a tremendous amount of time and effort to gather amazingly significant collections in various fields. […]

The post Special Selections of Isaac Rudman Latin American Coins Open for Bidding appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

The German Princess Who Became a Russian Empress: Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Much like another female ruler some two centuries prior (Elizabeth I in England), an empress in Russia would oversee great national growth in both land and power, and have a “golden age” associated with her reign. What is different, however, is that this ruler […]

The post The German Princess Who Became a Russian Empress: Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Unique War of 1812 $3 Note Leads Results in Heritage Auction of Mike Coltrane Collection

A $3 bill issued during the War of 1812 led the results in Heritage Auction’s November 4-5 sale of The Mike Coltrane Collection Part 1. Overall, this auction brought nearly $2.6 million USD, with all results including a 20% Buyer’s Premium. This fully signed, issued, and uncancelled Act of February 24, 1815, $3 note is […]

The post Unique War of 1812 $3 Note Leads Results in Heritage Auction of Mike Coltrane Collection appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Pattern US Coins: The 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar

One of the many fascinating patterns to be found in the current Heritage Auction of Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part II is an 1879 silver dollar featuring a portrait of Liberty known as the Schoolgirl design. This is undoubtedly one of the most beautifully designed of all patterns as well as […]

The post Pattern US Coins: The 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Pattern US Coins: The 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar

One of the many fascinating patterns to be found in the current Heritage Auction of Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part II is an 1879 silver dollar featuring a portrait of Liberty known as the Schoolgirl design. This is undoubtedly one of the most beautifully designed of all patterns as well as […]

The post Pattern US Coins: The 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Pattern US Coins: The 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar

One of the many fascinating patterns to be found in the current Heritage Auction of Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part II is an 1879 silver dollar featuring a portrait of Liberty known as the Schoolgirl design. This is undoubtedly one of the most beautifully designed of all patterns as well as […]

The post Pattern US Coins: The 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Renowned NGC-Certified Spanish Gold Royal Debuts in Sedwick Auction

A phenomenal “Royal” Gold 8 Escudos certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is making its debut in Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC’s upcoming Auction 28 sale being held from November 17-19, 2020. Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC is a leading auction house specializing in Spanish American colonial coinage as well as shipwreck coins and artifacts worldwide. Online bidding is now open. […]

The post Renowned NGC-Certified Spanish Gold Royal Debuts in Sedwick Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Top Five Results From Künker’s Fall World Coin Auctions

The Top Five of Künker’s Fall Auction Sales With a record-breaking total result of more than 14 million euros, Künker’s Fall Auction Sales have almost doubled their estimate of 7.4 million euros. We present the five most expensive lots of the auction week as well as the surprise of the sale: a lot with an […]

The post Top Five Results From Künker’s Fall World Coin Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2020

During October, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Las Vegas and Dallas in addition to public internet sales. Here are 10 examples, selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1868 Quarter in PR-65 On October 4, GreatCollections sold a CAC-approved Proof-65 1868 quarter for $2,255.62 […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

British Coin Rarities Lead Results in $8.5+ Million Heritage Auction

Large British coin gold rarities were the big story as Heritage Auction’s Platinum and Signature Auction sold more than $8.5 million USD in world and ancient coins November 5 – 6. All prices realized include a 20% Buyer’s Premium. The top lot in the auction, selling for $360,000, was an 1826 5 Pounds, graded Proof-66 […]

The post British Coin Rarities Lead Results in $8.5+ Million Heritage Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Historic 1797 Small Eagle $10 Featured in Stack’s Bowers Showcase Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… The 1797 is the scarcest date in the Capped Bust Right, Small Eagle $10 gold series of 1795 to 1797. Specialist John W. Dannreuther provides an estimated mintage of 1,250 to 3,615 coins, with only 55 to 65 extant in all grades. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is […]

The post Historic 1797 Small Eagle $10 Featured in Stack’s Bowers Showcase Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers Offers Jewell City, Kansas $5 Circus Poster Note in Nov. 2020 Auction

By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… A new-to-the-market Circus Poster format $5 Brown Back from the First National Bank of Jewell City, Kansas is being offered in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 United States Currency Auction. Seven different Kansas towns issued $5 Brown Backs with the circus poster design. Those […]

The post Stack’s Bowers Offers Jewell City, Kansas $5 Circus Poster Note in Nov. 2020 Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers Highlights From SS Central America, Brother Jonathan Shipwrecks

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The latest Sunday Internet Auction from David Lawrence Rare Coins is now live. Auction #1144 features 325 new coins plus 50 Vault Values and 50 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale is full of incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items including a silky smooth 1900-O/CC $1 PCGS/CAC […]

The post David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers Highlights From SS Central America, Brother Jonathan Shipwrecks appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Gem 1889 $3 Gold Featured in Stack’s Bowers Nov. 2020 Showcase Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… The mintage for the 1889 $3 gold piece was just 2,300 coins all delivered in December, down more than 50% from the previous year’s total. It was the final circulation-strike for the denomination and only about 200 to 250 Mint State examples can be accounted for, […]

The post Gem 1889 $3 Gold Featured in Stack’s Bowers Nov. 2020 Showcase Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

A Thrice Countermarked Tour of the Americas: Stack’s Bowers Auctions

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Countermarks have long served in the role of “repurposed numismatics”, with a host coin issued under the auspices of one authority being appropriated by another sometime down the road. The concept of repurposing coins is not new and often involves the melting down of […]

The post A Thrice Countermarked Tour of the Americas: Stack’s Bowers Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Catawiki Coin Ancient and Modern Coin Highlights are Just the Tip of the Iceburg

By CoinWeek …. A wide range of collectibles is available on Catawiki.com, including jewelry, fine art, stamps, comics, toys, antiques, wine, and military orders, decorations, and medals. And of course, coin collectors will also find a large selection of rare coins, precious metal bullion, and even currency. This week, we focus on just a few […]

The post Catawiki Coin Ancient and Modern Coin Highlights are Just the Tip of the Iceburg appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Selections From Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part II Lead November Heritage Dallas Auction

Two Premier Sessions highlight Heritage’s November 19-22 Dallas Signature auction. Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part II launches the event, with 279 lots offered as Premier Session 1, starting promptly at 6:00 pm Central Time, Thursday evening, November 19. Our regular Premier Session follows a day later on Friday evening at 5:30 […]

The post Selections From Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part II Lead November Heritage Dallas Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Tauler and Fau E-Auction 69 Ancient and World Coin Highlights

By Tauler and Fau …… Tauler and Fau’s E-Auction 69 – Fall Selection features 800 lots of Greek, Ancient Spanish, Roman Republican and Imperial, Visigothic, Andalusian, Medieval, Spanish Monarchy, Centenary of the Peseta, and World Coins, as well as Medals, Banknotes and Large Lots. E-Auction 69 closes on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, beginning at 03:00 […]

The post Tauler and Fau E-Auction 69 Ancient and World Coin Highlights appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Two Killer Walking Liberty Halves At GreatCollections November 8 Auction

By CoinWeek …. Bidding for two noteworthy Walking Liberty half dollars comes to an end at GreatCollections.com on Sunday, November 8. With the market for coins in the $5,000 to $25,000 segment being so strong recently, we thought we’d remark about these two Condition Census examples At the time of publication, the high bid for […]

The post Two Killer Walking Liberty Halves At GreatCollections November 8 Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers Gem 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent, Among Other Highlights

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The newest Sunday Internet Auction from David Lawrence Rare Coins is now live. Auction #1143 features 350 new coins plus 50 Vault Values and 50 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale is full of incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items including a gorgeous gem 1909-S VDB 1c […]

The post David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers Gem 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent, Among Other Highlights appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Early US Pattern Coins: “Backward Liberty” 1839 Silver Half Dollar

The upcoming November 19-22 Signature Auction of US Coins from Heritage Auctions features numerous fascinating pattern coins. One of them is an 1839 half dollar pattern with a design Judd calls “Coronet Head facing right”, also sometimes known as the “Backward Liberty”. It is strongly reminiscent of the 10-dollar Coronet Head gold coins of 1838 […]

The post Early US Pattern Coins: “Backward Liberty” 1839 Silver Half Dollar appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Results Analysis of the Donald G. Partrick Collection of Connecticut Copper Coins

By Ron Guth ….. On November 1, 2020, Heritage Auctions sold the Connecticut Copper collection assembled by Donald G. Partrick. This was a highly anticipated event because many of Mr. Partrick’s coins had been off the market since the 1980s and earlier. Mr. Partrick was known as a strong buyer of top-quality and rare Colonial […]

The post Results Analysis of the Donald G. Partrick Collection of Connecticut Copper Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

“King of Small Size” Gem 1933 $10 Offered in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction

By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… ​Small size currency enthusiasts will be pleased to find a high-grade example of one of the key notes to the entire small size series offered in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 12, 2020 U.S. Currency Auction. This Fr. 1700 1933 $10 Silver Certificate is often […]

The post “King of Small Size” Gem 1933 $10 Offered in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Offers Minting Miscues From the Don Bonser Collection, Part 1

When coins are manufactured, things don’t necessarily go as planned, and the results can be both very intriguing and highly collectible. The Don Bonser Collection of United States Error Coins, Part 1 is evidence of this, containing over 160 examples of Murphy’s Law in action. This month-long auction is open now for bidding at Coins.HA.com, […]

The post Heritage Offers Minting Miscues From the Don Bonser Collection, Part 1 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers Offers Bill Fivaz’s World’s Worst Type Coin Set

In an endeavor that spanned more than 25 years, noted numismatist and researcher Bill Fivaz put considerable efforts into obtaining and downgrading coins for his self-named “World’s Worst Type Set”. As those who know Bill fondly recall, he would show off these heavily worn and sometimes nearly unidentifiable coins at his local coin club and […]

The post Stack’s Bowers Offers Bill Fivaz’s World’s Worst Type Coin Set appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers October Ancient, World Coins Collectors Choice Online Auction Realizes Over $1.2 Million

Demonstrating the continuing success of their Collectors Choice Online (CCO) auctions, Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce that their October 2020 online offering of ancient and world coins, medals, and paper money brought just over $1.22 million. The sale of 2,543 lots surpassed the presale estimate and featured an impressive sell-through rate of 93.2%. […]

The post Stack’s Bowers October Ancient, World Coins Collectors Choice Online Auction Realizes Over $1.2 Million appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

A 430+ Year Old Gold Sovereign Fit for the Queen (and Her Favorite Nobles)

Most coins that you have in your pocket today are average at best–pedestrian pieces of commerce that can be owned by nearly anyone. However, Heritage Auctions is now offering a coin in World Coin Auction #3088 that was fit for a queen (and her most trusted nobles). The piece in question is a very special […]

The post A 430+ Year Old Gold Sovereign Fit for the Queen (and Her Favorite Nobles) appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Bidding Ends Today for Outstanding Toned PR-68 DCAM 1995-W at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On GreatCollections.com, bidding ends Sunday, November 1 for this amazingly toned 1995-W American Silver Eagle, graded Proof-68 DCAM by PCGS. In March 2013, GreatCollections famously sold a PR70 DCAM 1995-W for the record price of $86,654.70 USD (including a 10% buyer’s premium). A startling price, but indicative of the intense demand Silver […]

The post Bidding Ends Today for Outstanding Toned PR-68 DCAM 1995-W at GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

New World Record – NGC Ancients-Certified EID MAR Aureus Realizes Nearly $4.2 Million at Auction

An EID MAR aureus of Brutus, recently certified by NGC Ancients, has sold for nearly $4.2 million, the highest price ever paid for an ancient coin at auction. The Death of Julius Caesar (1806) by Vincenzo Camuccini The EID MAR’s iconic design with two daggers and a liberty cap on its reverse celebrates the assassination […]

The post New World Record – NGC Ancients-Certified EID MAR Aureus Realizes Nearly $4.2 Million at Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions to Offer Legendary Australian 1856 Pattern Sovereign

The Heritage November 5-6 World Coins Signature Auction and Platinum Night auction features an almost mythical piece and perhaps one of the most elusive in all of the Australian coinage–the 1856 Pattern Sovereign debuting Leonard Charles Wyon’s ‘banksia’ head. Maybe the most attractive portrait ever featured on an Australian coin, the style of Wyon (son […]

The post Heritage Auctions to Offer Legendary Australian 1856 Pattern Sovereign appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Finest Graded “Black Back” 1880 $50 Silver Certificate at Stack’s Bowers Auction

By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… A rare and highly desirable “Black Back” Series of 1880 $50 Silver Certificate of Deposit, formerly from the Joel R. Anderson Collection, is being featured in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 United States Currency auction in lot 7093. The Fr.329 is graded About New […]

The post Finest Graded “Black Back” 1880 $50 Silver Certificate at Stack’s Bowers Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Gem 1878 Carson City Morgan Silver Dollar Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, November 1, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1878-CC Morgan silver dollar graded MS-66 by PCGS. Over two million Morgan dollars were struck at the Carson City Mint in 1878, though only a few of these coins found their way into circulation at the time. But like many Morgan dollars, […]

The post Gem 1878 Carson City Morgan Silver Dollar Offered at GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Final Offerings From BigMo Civil War Collection Highlight Legend Regency Auction 42

Important Gold Rarities, All Condition Census Pieces, Will Excite Collectors   Legend Rare Coin Auctions is proud, honored, and excited to offer 31 gold coins that make up the second and final portion of the BigMo Collection of Civil War Coinage. A world-class offering of gold coins struck 1861-1865, every coin is within the condition […]

The post Final Offerings From BigMo Civil War Collection Highlight Legend Regency Auction 42 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Branch Mint Gold of Gingko Collection at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The newest Sunday Internet Auction from David Lawrence Rare Coins is now LIVE! Auction #1142 features 300 coins plus 30 Vault Values and 50 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale is full of incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items including a later die state 1796 1c PCGS […]

The post Branch Mint Gold of Gingko Collection at David Lawrence Rare Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Larry H. Miller Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to present The Larry H. Miller Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars in our November 10-13, 2020 Auction. It represents a historic offering that will excite even the most sophisticated collectors of this series. While certain cabinets have offered individual rarities, such […]

The post Larry H. Miller Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PMG Certifies US Paper Money Rarities From Mike Coltrane Collection

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has certified hundreds of banknotes from the renowned Mike Coltrane Collection, which boasts some of the greatest rarities in American numismatics. Heritage Auctions is offering the Mike Coltrane Collection notes in two auctions in November: a Signature sale on Nov. 4-5, 2020 and an auction focused on North Carolina currency on Nov. 29. A […]

The post PMG Certifies US Paper Money Rarities From Mike Coltrane Collection appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Connecticut Coppers of Donald G. Partrick Collection at Heritage Auction

One of the most memorable U.S. Coin auctions of all time may well have been Heritage Auction’s January 2015 presentation of Donald G. Partrick’s extraordinary United States colonials. In that unprecedented sale, 355 lots realized a total of nearly $26 million – a remarkable result yet, incredibly, only a small portion of Mr. Partrick’s holdings. […]

The post Connecticut Coppers of Donald G. Partrick Collection at Heritage Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Top Pop Toned 1936 Columbia Sesquicentennial Half Dollar at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, October 25, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this toned classic commemorative 1936 Columbia, South Carolina Sesquicentennial Half Dollar, graded MS-68+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. While the mintage of 9,007 coins isn’t large, the Columbia Sesquicentennial half is one of the more widely distributed of the classic commemorative coin […]

The post Top Pop Toned 1936 Columbia Sesquicentennial Half Dollar at GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Over $10 Million in Coins Sold in Two Dallas Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auction’s mid-October sales of US coins are in the book, and when everything was complete, every lot in both auctions sold, and more than $10 million USD in coins found their ways to new owners. October 14-17 saw an auction of the collection of long-time dealer Maurice Storck raise in excess of $3.7 million, […]

The post Over $10 Million in Coins Sold in Two Dallas Heritage Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction Offers Key Date 1915 Saint, 1916 DDO Buffalo Nickel

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The first David Lawrence Sunday Internet Auction of November is now live. Auction #1140 features 300 new coins plus 50 Vault Values and over 100 No Reserve Lots. Be sure to browse and bid before lots close November 1 beginning at 8:00 pm EST. Our first highlight […]

The post David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction Offers Key Date 1915 Saint, 1916 DDO Buffalo Nickel appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Künker eLive Auction 62 of Ancient and World Coins Starts Today

Künker Internet Auctions by Künker GmbH …… Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Start at 6 pm (CET) on October 20-22, 2020, our eLive Auction 62 will take place with more than 1,600 lots from the ancient world to modern times. To kick off our eLive Auction 62, we present rarities from the world of ancient […]

The post Künker eLive Auction 62 of Ancient and World Coins Starts Today appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stunning British Coins Highlight Nov. Heritage World Coin Auction

We are all in a period of tremendous change in the world. Only months ago many people wondered not only how global events surrounding the pandemic would unfold, but also about the impending impact on the market for rare coins. When we interact with our clients, collectors, and consignors alike, a consistent theme emerges: the […]

The post Stunning British Coins Highlight Nov. Heritage World Coin Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

1914 FRN $20/$10 Double Denomination Error in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Currency Auction

By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… Stack’s Bowers Galleries is offering a remarkable Fr.964 1914 Federal Reserve Note $20/$10 Double Denomination Error in their November 2020 United States Currency auction (lot 7169). This example is the A position note of a cut sheet of four 1914 Burke-McAdoo signed FRNs from the […]

The post 1914 FRN $20/$10 Double Denomination Error in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Currency Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

NGC-Certified Ancient and World Coins Featured in Monaco Sale

The October sale is offering over 300 NGC-certified world and ancient coins   Ancient and World Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) are being featured in an Editions V. Gadoury sale, taking place in Monaco from October 30-31, 2020. Online bidding is now open. Among the most anticipated coins is a superb NGC-certified Italy […]

The post NGC-Certified Ancient and World Coins Featured in Monaco Sale appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Countermarked Holed Coins of the Philippines in Stack’s Bowers Auction

By Kyle Ponterio – Senior Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… The countermark series of the Philippines is quite vast with a whole array of coins serving as hosts. Utilizing coins ranging from the Spanish colonial period to the early republics of the Americas, and even some from Europe, these countermarks are usually applied […]

The post Countermarked Holed Coins of the Philippines in Stack’s Bowers Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Month-Long Metals and Tokens and Currency Auctions From Heritage

The latest Month-Long auction from Heritage Auctions features Metals and Tokens in its offering of a selection of Certified American Tokens and Medals. Open for bidding now, this auction concludes with a live session at 6 PM CT on October 29. The vast majority of the Metals and Tokens offerings in this auction are either […]

The post Month-Long Metals and Tokens and Currency Auctions From Heritage appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

A Time of Transition: Spanish Coin Auction by Tauler and Fau

By Jesús Orejas Valdés – Tauler and Fau …… The following highlights some of the coins from Tauler and Fau’s upcoming E-Auction 67 of Spanish coins. * * * The term “Catholic Kings” refers to Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon, who were the king and queen of the Crown of Castile […]

The post A Time of Transition: Spanish Coin Auction by Tauler and Fau appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage to Auction Roman Republican Denarius Collection

Ancient coins are represented in The Bacchus Collection of Roman Republican Denarii, a collection now being offered as one of Heritage Auctions’ Month-Long auctions at Coins.HA.com. Bidding will culminate with a live auction to be held beginning at 8 PM CT on Sunday, October 25. The Roman Republic represents the period in Roman history prior […]

The post Heritage to Auction Roman Republican Denarius Collection appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Harvest Moon Collection of Gem Morgan Dollars at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The newest David Lawrence Rare Coins Sunday Internet Auction is now live. Auction #1140 features 300 coins plus 50 Vault Values and 50 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale is full of incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items, including a fascinating civil war date 1861-C $5 PCGS […]

The post Harvest Moon Collection of Gem Morgan Dollars at David Lawrence Rare Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Realize Over $11.5 Million in October Hong Kong Auction

Auction firm Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio continues to deliver world-class sales of quality numismatic material and realize impressive prices, regardless of the challenging and unprecedented circumstances of the year 2020. The firm’s incredible Hong Kong series of auctions clearly demonstrates the firm’s success, as their colossal 10th-anniversary auction in May 2020 shot past expectations and […]

The post Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Realize Over $11.5 Million in October Hong Kong Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Maurice Storck Collection of Currency in Heritage Month-Long Auction

Maurice Storck was a popular, long-time coin dealer schooled early-on by the Great Depression and later by World War II. He was a decorated veteran who witnessed first-hand the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Later, he faithfully served the army’s 25th infantry division at Guadalcanal and the Solomon Islands. After the war, he was one […]

The post Maurice Storck Collection of Currency in Heritage Month-Long Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction Features Rare Mint State 1852-O Double Eagle

  By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… Even though the New Orleans Mint had produced double eagles in both 1850 and 1851, the coiners were still working out many of the difficulties in producing such a large gold piece. The emphasis seemed to have been placed on quantity over quality, leaving many […]

The post Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction Features Rare Mint State 1852-O Double Eagle appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Finest-Graded Una and the Lion, Certified by NGC, Offered in MDC Monaco Sale

The finest graded example of the “Una and the Lion“, a coin that is at the zenith of British numismatics, is being offered in a European auction this month. Certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), the Great Britain 1839 Five Pounds shares the spotlight with several other NGC-graded British gold ultra-rarities in an MDC Monaco auction on […]

The post Finest-Graded Una and the Lion, Certified by NGC, Offered in MDC Monaco Sale appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

“100 Greatest” 1931 Palestine 100 Mils Soars at Auction

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ….. Even after the publication of Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker’s 100 Greatest Modern World Coins (Whitman), the market landscape for 20th-century world coins is still uncharted territory. At Goldberg’s September 15-16 auction, this fact was made abundantly clear after the finest-known Palestine 1931 100 Mils silver coin sold at auction […]

The post “100 Greatest” 1931 Palestine 100 Mils Soars at Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Famous Bronze 1943 Lincoln Cent in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

  By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… The Bronze 1943 Lincoln cent is perhaps the most famous Mint Error to ever emerge from the United States Mint. Just about 20 distinct examples are known from the Philadelphia Mint and they are highly prized at all grade levels. When the U.S. mints switched […]

The post Famous Bronze 1943 Lincoln Cent in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auction October Dallas Signature Sale Closing Wednesday

On October 14-18, two rarity-filled auctions will prompt five busy days at Heritage Auction’s Dallas World Headquarters. Signature floor sessions are scheduled Wednesday through Friday, capped off by a pair of online sessions on Saturday and Sunday. The sessions are divided between The Maurice Storck Collection and our regular October 2020 Signature event, as seen […]

The post Heritage Auction October Dallas Signature Sale Closing Wednesday appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Million-Dollar Coins Aside, Regency 41 Results Reflect Healthy Market

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ….. Hits and Misses from the Morelan Collection On Thursday, October 8, 2020, Legend Rare Coin Auctions held Regency Auction 41 in conjunction with the PCGS Members Only Show at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The sale will most be known for the first 30 lots, devoted to the United States […]

The post Million-Dollar Coins Aside, Regency 41 Results Reflect Healthy Market appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

High Gem 1929-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. Bidding on this lightly toned toned 1929-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar–graded MS-66+ by PCGS and judged strong for the grade by CAC–ends on Sunday, October 11 at GreatCollections.com. With 1,001,200 half dollars struck in Denver that year, the 1929-D is neither scarce nor common. But when one looks at examples graded higher […]

The post High Gem 1929-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar at GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in September 2020

During September, CAC approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction in Dallas and in public internet sales. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1917-D Type One Standing Liberty Quarter in MS-66FH On September 6, the firm GreatCollections sold a […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in September 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

8 Escudos Royal Gold Recovered From 1715 Fleet Shines in Sedwick November Auction

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC …… A Royal gold 8 escudos, a coin literally “fit for a king”, recovered from a sunken Spanish treasure fleet will be up for sale on November 17 in Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure Auction 28. It is graded by NGC as Mint State 66 and is the only example […]

The post 8 Escudos Royal Gold Recovered From 1715 Fleet Shines in Sedwick November Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice Auction Showcases Ancient, World Coins

More than 2,500 Lots of World and Ancient Coins, Medals, and Paper Money Set to Cross the Auction Block this October   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce their upcoming Collectors Choice Online (CCO) auction of World and Ancient Coins, along with a great offering of World Paper Money. Building on their record-setting CCO […]

The post Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice Auction Showcases Ancient, World Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Mint State Buffalo Nickels, Other Highlights at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The latest Sunday Internet Auction from David Lawrence Rare Coins is now live. Auction #1139 features 315 brand NEW coins plus 30 Vault Values and 70 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale is full of incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items including a frosty key-date 1936-D 25c […]

The post Mint State Buffalo Nickels, Other Highlights at David Lawrence Rare Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

The “Horse Gaming Tokens” of Szechuan

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Much like the American pastime poker often involving some friendly monetary wagering, so too it is for Mahjong in a large portion of the Far East. Though playing cards have been around for over a millennium, likely being introduced in the 9th century CE […]

The post The “Horse Gaming Tokens” of Szechuan appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Treasures From the Bruce Morelan Collection: Regency Auction 41

The Bruce Morelan Collection By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS …… These coins are like family Those are the words of Laura Sperber, founder of Legend Rare Coin Auctions. She’s handled more than $1 billion in rare coins over her four-decades as a coin dealer, but “these” coins she helped procure for longtime collector Bruce Morelan. […]

The post Treasures From the Bruce Morelan Collection: Regency Auction 41 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Treasures From the Bruce Morelan Collection: Regency Auction 41

The Bruce Morelan Collection By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS …… These coins are like family Those are the words of Laura Sperber, founder of Legend Rare Coin Auctions. She’s handled more than $1 billion in rare coins over her four-decades as a coin dealer, but “these” coins she helped procure for longtime collector Bruce Morelan. […]

The post Treasures From the Bruce Morelan Collection: Regency Auction 41 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Cameo Proof 1887 Morgan Dollar in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

  By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… Just 710 Proof Morgan dollars were struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1887, and only about 500 examples survive in any condition. This issue presents a surprising challenge for collectors who seek the finest levels of preservation and production quality. As is the case with […]

The post Cameo Proof 1887 Morgan Dollar in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

The Caranett Collection Part III – Gold Coins of Western Europe & Britain

The latest Heritage month-long auction of world coins features Part III of the Caranett Collection, with an offering of gold coins from Western Europe along with sovereign issues from the British Empire and Commonwealth. Bidding in this auction is open now at Coins.HA.com, concluding with a live session beginning at 8 PM CT on October […]

The post The Caranett Collection Part III – Gold Coins of Western Europe & Britain appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

California Fractional Gold October 22 Heritage Auction Open for Bidding

One of the Month-Long auctions now open for bidding at Heritage Auctions is the October 22 California Fractional Gold US Coins Special Monthly Auction, a selection of 100 pieces of California fractional gold. These very small coins, privately minted in California from the 1850s to the 1880s, were minted in both octagonal and round shapes. […]

The post California Fractional Gold October 22 Heritage Auction Open for Bidding appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

About Uncirculated 1799 Draped Bust Silver Dollar at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, October 4, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this toned 1799 Draped Bust Heraldic Eagle Silver Dollar, graded AU-58 by NGC and approved by CAC. NGC reports a total of 128 grading events at AU-58 for the 1799 Draped Bust dollar, which is clearly not the top pop grade. But this […]

The post About Uncirculated 1799 Draped Bust Silver Dollar at GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Hong Kong Auction to Feature Pavilion Dollars, Rare Ta-Ching Banknote

The Mysterious ‘Pavilion Dollars’ of 1921 By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… As interaction increased between the western world and the late Imperial/early Republican China, a yearning to modernize Chinese medicine and healthcare caused an influx of both scholarship and funding by the Rockefeller Foundation. Roger Sherman Greene II served […]

The post Hong Kong Auction to Feature Pavilion Dollars, Rare Ta-Ching Banknote appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Simpson I Results: US Gold; Plus a Snapshot of the Higher End of the Market

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner The auction sale of Part One of selections from the collection of Bob Simpson was recently conducted by Heritage on September 17 in Dallas. While the sale was not notable for its number of gold coins, there were some important pieces included; coins that we will […]

The post Simpson I Results: US Gold; Plus a Snapshot of the Higher End of the Market appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Fresh Coins From Maurice Storck Collection Offered in Oct. Heritage Auction

The Maurice Storck Collection, to be offered October 14-17, ranks among some of the freshest offerings Heritage has ever brought to auction. His World Coins and Currency were auctioned in August and realized huge premiums for their certified grades. His U.S. coin collection spans the spectrum – with many of the coins being off the […]

The post Fresh Coins From Maurice Storck Collection Offered in Oct. Heritage Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers to Present High-Grade Naples Bay Collection of US Coins

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the upcoming sale of the Naples Bay Collection, a highlight of their November and December 2020 auctions. The Naples Bay Collection is one of those classic old collections that was assembled over two generations by a father and son team, inspired by a shared passion for numismatics. The […]

The post Stack’s Bowers to Present High-Grade Naples Bay Collection of US Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

David Lawrence Offers More than 100 So-Called Dollars, 1909-S VDB…

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The first David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction of October is live. Auction #1137 features 375 coins plus 30 Vault Values and 50 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale is full of incredible PCGS-, NGC- and CAC-approved items including a brilliantly lustrous 1892-CC $1 PCGS MS66, an […]

The post David Lawrence Offers More than 100 So-Called Dollars, 1909-S VDB… appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

NGC-Certified 1907 High Relief Double Eagle Sells for $660,000 at Heritage Sale

An exceptional 1907 High Relief Double Eagle certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) realized $660,000 in the Heritage US Coins Signature Auction held from September 18-20, 2020. Several other NGC-certified coins realized six figures, demonstrating the robust demand for high-quality, vintage US coins graded by NGC. The top lot was a magnificent 1907 High Relief Wire Rim $20 […]

The post NGC-Certified 1907 High Relief Double Eagle Sells for $660,000 at Heritage Sale appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

GreatCollections to Auction Yellowstone Collection of U.S. Gold Coins

GreatCollections is pleased to announce the auction of the Yellowstone Collection of U.S. Gold Coins scheduled for Sunday, October 4. The collection comprises over 100 certified coins that were mostly acquired between 2000 and 2008. The collection includes many rarities, some of which are universally known, including a key-date 1929 Indian Half Eagle, graded PCGS […]

The post GreatCollections to Auction Yellowstone Collection of U.S. Gold Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Silver Dollar Specialties Offered in Month-Long Heritage Auction

The latest month-long auction of US coins from Heritage Auctions focuses on the ever-popular Morgan and Peace Dollar series, with an offering consisting of VAM varieties as well as Prooflike and Deep Mirror Prooflike (DMPL) Morgans. This auction is open for bidding now, with the concluding live session scheduled for Thursday, October 15 at 6 […]

The post Silver Dollar Specialties Offered in Month-Long Heritage Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Silver Medal Commemorating Commodore Perry’s Opening of Japan at Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… The rapid industrialization of the western world in the 19th century led to an ongoing need to open new markets, with the Far East providing a prime opportunity for both selling and buying. To this end, the United States under President Millard Fillmore sent […]

The post Silver Medal Commemorating Commodore Perry’s Opening of Japan at Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Ancient Coin Video Highlights From Tauler & Fau E-Auction 65

E-Auction 65 – Vol. VII of Ancient coins from Tauler & Fau features 601 lots and closes on Tuesday, October 6 beginning at 04:00 pm (CEST). This sale features Greek coins; Celtiberian coins; Roman Republican, Imperatorial, and Imperial coins; Byzantine coins; Visigothic coins; and Large Lots. Several videos are posted for select lots at www.tauleryfau.com. […]

The post Ancient Coin Video Highlights From Tauler & Fau E-Auction 65 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Nearly Uncirculated 1928 $50 Gold Certificate Star Note in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction

By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… A pleasing Fr.2404* 1920 $50 Gold Certificate Star Note graded About Uncirculated 55 EPQ will be offered in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November currency auction. Just around 40 examples of this rare small size replacement type are recorded in the census. The offered example displays […]

The post Nearly Uncirculated 1928 $50 Gold Certificate Star Note in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Ancient and Jewish Coins in Künker Auction 341

Künker Ancient Coin Auction 341 by Künker GmbH …… Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, In the last two write-ups, we introduced you to Künker Auctions 339 and 340. They contain issues covering the time span from the Middle Ages to modern times. In this one, we will introduce you to Auction 341. In this sale, […]

The post Ancient and Jewish Coins in Künker Auction 341 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Archives International Auction 61 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 61: October 4-5, 2020 To be sold at public auction in three sessions over two days, beginning at 11:00 am ET each day   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives International is committed to taking every safety precaution to protect participants in our auctions: We have continued to reduce the number […]

The post Archives International Auction 61 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Bimetallic US Braille Pattern Dollar Offered by Stack’s Bowers in November Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries presents a rare bimetallic pattern dollar featuring Braille text in their November 2020 Showcase Auction. Struck by the German company Schuler for exhibition at United States Congressional hearings and the United States Mint, this pattern was intended to demonstrate the implementation of Braille elements in response to concerns from the Alliance for […]

The post Bimetallic US Braille Pattern Dollar Offered by Stack’s Bowers in November Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

A $10,000 Bill Sets $384,000 World Record at Heritage Auctions

Bill is now world’s most valuable ‘small-size’ note   A 1934 U.S. banknote set the world record for the most valuable type of its kind sold at auction when it brought $384,000 USD at Heritage Auctions. The $10,000 bill sets the ceiling on the most valuable “small size” piece of currency ever sold. “This is […]

The post A $10,000 Bill Sets $384,000 World Record at Heritage Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rare Gem 1932 Double Eagle Gold Coin Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, September 27, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1932 Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle, graded MS-65+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. A total of 1,101,750 double eagles were struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1932 but only about 100 to 150 pieces are thought to have survived to the […]

The post Rare Gem 1932 Double Eagle Gold Coin Offered by GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

NGC-Certified English Gold Coin Realizes Over $300,000 in Spink Sale

A rare English gold coin struck during the reign of Queen Anne and certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) realized over $300,000 – more than double its pre-auction estimate – in a Spink sale on September 15, 2020. A host of other NGC-graded coins also raced past their pre-auction estimates in the Stratos Sale of Spectacular English Gold […]

The post NGC-Certified English Gold Coin Realizes Over $300,000 in Spink Sale appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Over 650 Ounces of GOLD Offered in Stack’s Bowers Sept. Precious Metals Auction

Bidding Ends Wednesday, September 23 Click Here to Place Your Bids   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present their September 2020 Precious Metals Auction, a new auction platform for buying bullion with no buyer’s fees. The interest in bullion has seen a steady increase over the past several years, as interest in this historically […]

The post Over 650 Ounces of GOLD Offered in Stack’s Bowers Sept. Precious Metals Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Bob R. Simpson Collection Debuts at $14.6 Million at Heritage Auctions

“The results exceeded every expectation I had” – Bob R. Simpson   “Numismatic royalty.” Those are the words the auctioneer used to describe legendary collector Bob R. Simpson and his renowned collection of Proof coins and ultimate rarities. When the gavel fell on the last of the 349 lots offered in Part 1 of The […]

The post Bob R. Simpson Collection Debuts at $14.6 Million at Heritage Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

A Rare Opportunity: GreatCollections Offers Mint State CAC 1798 Draped Bust Dime

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, September 20, bidding ends at GreatCollections for this toned 1798 Draped Bust dime of the Large 8 variety, graded MS-64+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. The Draped Bust dime was first issued in 1796, featuring what is called the Small Eagle reverse. In 1798, a new Heraldic Eagle reverse […]

The post A Rare Opportunity: GreatCollections Offers Mint State CAC 1798 Draped Bust Dime appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

David Lawrence Offers Rare 1800 Half Eagle, Toned 1885 Half and More…

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The Weekly Internet Auction #1136 is live and features 240 brand NEW coins plus 50 Vault Values and 50 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale is full of incredible PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-approved items including an elusive 1805 25c PCGS MS63, a beautifully toned 1885 50c PCGS/CAC […]

The post David Lawrence Offers Rare 1800 Half Eagle, Toned 1885 Half and More… appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Colonial Coins, Washingtoniana, Indian Peace Medals in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction

The E Pluribus Unum Collection, Part 2: Colonial Coins and Washingtoniana The E Pluribus Unum Collection, Part 2: Colonial Coins and Washingtoniana will be featured in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 11-13, 2020 Auction. Built over the course of more than half a century, the E Pluribus Unum Collection is replete with coins and medals […]

The post Colonial Coins, Washingtoniana, Indian Peace Medals in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Ancient and Modern Gold Coins Highlight Catawiki Auctions

By CoinWeek …. Internet auction site Catawiki offers a wide range of collectibles, including fine art, jewelry, comics, toys, militaria, wine, and antiques. Numismatists will also find a large selection of precious metal bullion, currency, stamps, and rare coins. This week, we focus on auction highlights that have recently closed and are still open for […]

The post Ancient and Modern Gold Coins Highlight Catawiki Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Gold Coins From Around the World Star in Künker Auction 340

Künker Gold Auction 340 by Künker GmbH …… Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Yes, gold is a very special material. It is the most ductile metal we know of. From a single gram of gold, a wire of two kilometers can be drawn. Humankind made use of this to gild all sorts of items with […]

The post Gold Coins From Around the World Star in Künker Auction 340 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Incredible Gem 1894 Morgan Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

  By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… With just 110,000 coins produced, the 1894 has the lowest mintage among circulation strike Morgan dollars from the Philadelphia Mint. It is a key date issue in this popular series, and is the rarest Philadelphia Mint Morgan in Mint State after only the 1901. When […]

The post Incredible Gem 1894 Morgan Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

GreatCollections Offers Key Date 1893-CC Morgan Dollar in Mint State

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, September 20, bidding ends at GreatCollections for this 1893-CC Morgan silver dollar, graded MS-64 by PCGS. The key date 1893-CC was the last Morgan dollar struck at the fabled Carson City Mint, and as such, it has been and remains a popular coin among collectors. And while the official mintage […]

The post GreatCollections Offers Key Date 1893-CC Morgan Dollar in Mint State appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Legendary Chinese “Long-Whisker” Pattern Dollar at Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction

  By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… There are many highlights and exceptional rarities in the Stack’s Bowers upcoming October Hong Kong auction. But principal among them is a fabled “long-whisker” pattern dollar designed by Luigi Giorgi, the accomplished head of the central mint at Tientsin during the closing years […]

The post Legendary Chinese “Long-Whisker” Pattern Dollar at Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Classic US Silver Dollars – Brilliant Chapman Proof 1921 Morgan Dollar

Every circulation-strike issue from the inception of the Morgan dollar series in 1878 through 1904 was accompanied by a small run of Proofs, typically in the high hundreds of pieces. The year 1921, when Morgan dollar output resumed for one last time using newly created hubs, was different in a number of ways, including the […]

The post Classic US Silver Dollars – Brilliant Chapman Proof 1921 Morgan Dollar appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Present Record-Setting Hong Kong Sale in October

Venerable coin firm Stack’s Bowers & Ponterio is pleased to announce their fall Hong Kong auction comprising seven sessions over five days, split between live and online portions. This sale stands as the firm’s largest Hong Kong offering to date with respect to total lots, with over 4,600 lots of coins, medals, and currency, mostly […]

The post Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Present Record-Setting Hong Kong Sale in October appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2020

During August, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in an auction in Dallas, in two live auctions in Las Vegas, and in public internet sales. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1853 With Arrows Dime in MS-64 On August 2, the firm […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers Key Date Flying Eagle Cent, Mercury Dime, More

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The new David Lawrence Rare Coins’ Our Weekly Internet Auction #1135 is LIVE and features 225 new coins plus 50 Vault Values and 50 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale is full of incredible PCGS-, NGC- and CAC-approved items including a Gem example 1927-S 5c PCGS MS65 […]

The post David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers Key Date Flying Eagle Cent, Mercury Dime, More appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rare Gold, Currency Highlights Heritage September 18-20 Dallas Signature Auctions

The historic offering of Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part 1 by Heritage Auctions sets the stage for an impressive lineup of coins in the September 18-20 Dallas Signature auction. The Friday afternoon session on September 18 includes 540+ lots featuring outstanding coins from colonials to medals and tokens. A full-fledged Premier […]

The post Rare Gold, Currency Highlights Heritage September 18-20 Dallas Signature Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

The Provincial Coinage of Spain: Tauler and Fau Auction Sept. 22

By Jesús Orejas Valdés – Tauler and Fau …… The following highlights some of the coins from Tauler and Fau’s upcoming E-Auction 64 of Spanish coins (Vol. VII). * * * Following the end of the War of Spanish Succession in 1713, the new king Philip V had to face the problem that Spanish silver […]

The post The Provincial Coinage of Spain: Tauler and Fau Auction Sept. 22 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency 40 Recap: CoinWeek Streaming News

  CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs, pricing information, and current populations, visit www.ngccoin.com. * * * CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan breaks down five lots that you need to know about from the recently held Legend Rare Coin […]

The post Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency 40 Recap: CoinWeek Streaming News appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

NGC-Certified English Gold Coins Showcased in Spink Sale

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified over 200 outstanding English gold coins that are now being offered in the Stratos Sale of Spectacular English Gold Coins by Spink on September 15, 2020. The sale includes phenomenal selections from several superb collections and represents one of the most prestigious offerings of English gold coins in years. The auction […]

The post NGC-Certified English Gold Coins Showcased in Spink Sale appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Sell Collection of Larry H. Miller, Utah Jazz Owner for Nearly 25 Years

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the spectacular collection built by Utah businessman Larry H. Miller across two sales to be held in November and December 2020. Larry H. Miller was an entrepreneur and philanthropist most famous as the owner of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Utah Jazz from 1985 up to his death […]

The post Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Sell Collection of Larry H. Miller, Utah Jazz Owner for Nearly 25 Years appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

SS Republic 1857-S Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coin Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, September 13, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1857-S Liberty Head $20 Double Eagle gold coin recovered from the shipwreck of SS Republic graded AU-58 by NGC. The certified coin includes a display case and DVD from Odyssey Marine, the company that discovered the shipwreck site in 2003. 970,500 examples […]

The post SS Republic 1857-S Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coin Offered at GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Künker Offering Alexander Macomb Gold Medal From War of 1812 in Fall Auction

The Story of Alexander Macomb by Künker GmbH …… The Hero of the Second War of American Independence As part of its Auction 339, the auction house Künker offers a Congressional Gold Medal. This is no medal like any other, but the one President Madison handed personally to Alexander Macomb, the hero of Plattsburgh. We […]

The post Künker Offering Alexander Macomb Gold Medal From War of 1812 in Fall Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Colonial Coin Highlights – Rare Noe 3-E Willow Tree Shilling, VF35

Willow Tree shillings are among the rarest Massachusetts silver pieces. The coins are believed to have been struck between 1653 and 1660, although some writers question the 1660 date, considering the rarity of these pieces today. The Willow Tree coinage was struck on a rocker press, which pressed blank planchets between curved dies in a […]

The post Colonial Coin Highlights – Rare Noe 3-E Willow Tree Shilling, VF35 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Auto Dollars of Kweichow Featured in Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction

  By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Numismatic representations of automobiles are always popular due to their immense crossover appeal and the fact that such commonplace machines are seldom encountered in the hobby. Some of the earliest appearances were on medals rather than coins, as these generally commemorated auto shows […]

The post Auto Dollars of Kweichow Featured in Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Tough Date Morgan, Scarce With Rays Nickel at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  …… The new David Lawrence Rare Coins’ Sunday Internet Auction #1134 is live and features 265 coins plus 50 Vault Values and 75 No Reserve Lots. This week’s sale is full of incredible PCGS-, NGC- and CAC-approved items including a glossy Gem Proof 1905 $2 1/2 PCGS/CAC Proof […]

The post Tough Date Morgan, Scarce With Rays Nickel at David Lawrence Rare Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Bid Now on Selections From the Bob R. Simpson Collection

Bob Simpson, a friend and valued client for over 20 years – and who is part-owner of the Texas Rangers baseball team, a philanthropist, and a lifelong Texas energy executive – is nothing short of a legendary figure in the rare coin hobby as well. Mr. Simpson stands as a singularly astute numismatist, and Heritage […]

The post Bid Now on Selections From the Bob R. Simpson Collection appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Mint State 1898 Liberty Head $10 Gold Eagle Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek …. On Sunday, September 6, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1898 Liberty Head $10 gold eagle graded MS-64 by PCGS and approved by CAC. In general, with 812,130 coins having been produced, the 1898 gold eagle struck in Philadelphia isn’t the rarest issue of the series. But like most Liberty Head eagles, […]

The post Mint State 1898 Liberty Head $10 Gold Eagle Offered by GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

NGC Releases Image Gallery, Video for Partrick Collection

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has updated its image gallery of the Donald G. Partrick Collection with more than 1,000 additional coins, tokens, and medals, giving numismatists the opportunity to explore this unparalleled collection of Colonial and early US coins. The Partrick Collection, entirely certified by NGC, includes some of the greatest rarities in all of […]

The post NGC Releases Image Gallery, Video for Partrick Collection appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

The 1898 Chihli Dollar — A Monumental Gem With a Monumental Pedigree

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… While the massive collection formed by the legendary Eduard Kann stands as a pinnacle of Chinese numismatics, other impressive collections were also formed by numismatists intrigued by their stays in China. One such collection was that of General Miles Stanley Newton of the United […]

The post The 1898 Chihli Dollar — A Monumental Gem With a Monumental Pedigree appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions to Offer the Unparalleled Donald G. Partrick Collection

Heritage Auctions will offer the Donald G. Partrick Collection in a series of auctions over the next year, making available one of the most historic collections of American colonial coins ever assembled. Partrick spent five decades diligently acquiring only the finest pieces of American history with the assistance of trusted advisor Jon Hanson, and as […]

The post Heritage Auctions to Offer the Unparalleled Donald G. Partrick Collection appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Choice VF 1815/2 Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers Sept. Collectors Choice Online Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… The 1815/2 half dollar is a significant key date in the Capped Bust, Lettered Edge series. Struck from a single die pair, it is the only 1815-dated half dollar, subjecting it to incredible demand for those building a date set of halves. Just 47,150 examples were […]

The post Choice VF 1815/2 Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers Sept. Collectors Choice Online Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Choice VF 1815/2 Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers Sept. Collectors Choice Online Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ……   The 1815/2 half dollar is a significant key date in the Capped Bust, Lettered Edge series. Struck from a single die pair, it is the only 1815-dated half dollar, subjecting it to incredible demand for those building a date set of halves. Just 47,150 examples […]

The post Choice VF 1815/2 Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers Sept. Collectors Choice Online Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Fresh High-End Coins Star in Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auction 40

Record prices realized as coin market yet again shows strength in an uncertain world   Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) just concluded an immensely successful Regency Auction, the firm’s 40th, in Las Vegas. The official auction of the PCGS Members Only Show, LRCA’s hand-curated, boutique-style offered a wide array of popular coins in many different […]

The post Fresh High-End Coins Star in Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auction 40 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heaton Mint Coin From Kiangnan Highlighting Stack’s Bowers’ Hong Kong Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Late in the 19th century, China began to modernize its coining system, moving away from the cast “cash” coinage that had been standard for over two millennia and toward a denominated rubric more in line with the western world. Various provincial mints began striking […]

The post Heaton Mint Coin From Kiangnan Highlighting Stack’s Bowers’ Hong Kong Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Presents Special Auctions of Mexican 8 Reales, Canadian Paper Money

A Special Selection of Mexican 8 Reales Heritage World and Ancient Coins is presenting a month-long auction featuring A Special Selection of Mexican 8 Reales. Bidding is open now through Coins.HA.com, with the live session scheduled for Sunday, August 30 at 8 PM CT. Mexican 8 Reales pieces were struck in large quantities from many […]

The post Heritage Presents Special Auctions of Mexican 8 Reales, Canadian Paper Money appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek