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Bidding Open in Heritage Dallas Platinum Night and Signature Auction

Platinum Night comes to Heritage Auction’s new world headquarters   The Dallas (formerly Pittsburgh) Signature Auction is all set for the week of August 3. This will be the first full Signature U.S. Coins event – regular floor sessions plus Platinum Night – to be held entirely at our brand new facility near DFW airport. […]

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Apollo 17-Flown Silver Robbins Medallion Owned by Last Moonwalker in Heritage Space Exploration Auction

One of approximately 80 silver Robbins Medallions that flew on Apollo 17, which once belonged to the last man to walk on the moon, could bring $50,000 or more in Heritage Auctions’ Space Exploration Auction June 5 in Dallas, Texas. Apollo 17 Flown MS68 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 159, Originally from the Personal […]

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Long Beach Signature Auction Featuring Choice Collections of Rare US Coins

We are excited to welcome you to Heritage’s Official Long Beach Expo Signature auction, to be held June 4, 5, and 7. Strong results from our recent Central States Numismatic Society auction reveal incredible strength in the rare coin market despite recent challenges from COVID-19. The tally is in, and our CSNS offerings totaled more […]

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Dillon Gage, CACHE Form Alliance for Gold-Backed Tokens

By Dillon Gage …… Singapore-based CACHE Private Limited, a provider of fully-redeemable digital assets backed by gold, and Dallas-based Dillon Gage, a world leader in physical precious metals trading and technology, announced today that they have entered into a strategic global alliance. Dillon Gage Inc. of Dallas has acquired an equity stake in CACHE and […]

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Central States Auctions Move to Dallas: Heritage

  Heritage Auctions continues to closely monitor the circumstances surrounding the global challenge presented by COVID-19 and its impact on all of our daily lives, including upcoming shows and auctions. On Monday, we were told of the cancellation of the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) Convention. While the convention is canceled, Heritage plans to go […]

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Medal Awarded to Inventor of First Large-Scale Electronic Computer Featured in Heritage Americana & Political Auction

A medal awarded for one of the most significant technological advancements in the last century is among the most intriguing lots offered in Heritage Auctions’ Americana & Political Auction February 22-23 in Dallas, Texas. The John Scott Medal Awarded to John Presper Eckert Jr. in 1961 “For The Invention Of The First Large Scale Electronic […]

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Gold Coin Rarities Lead Heritage Dallas Auction to $9.5 Million Realized

Rare and high-quality gold coins were the focus as Heritage’s December 5-7 Signature auction of US coins reached $9.5 million in prices realized. Combined with two auctions of world coins and currency taking place in Hong Kong at the same time, the total prices realized for the weekend eclipsed $15 million. (After-auction sales are still […]

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A World of Money: An Impressive Large Example of China’s Earliest Gold Coinage

By Heritage Auctions …… Our December 5-6 Hong Kong Signature Auction of World and Ancient Coins features one of the most unique forms of currency we’ve offered – a sheet of “Block or Cube Money” from the State of Chu, dating to the period 400-220 BCE. It is divided into roughly 18 squares, each stamped […]

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Heritage Auctions – Coin Profile – 1833 Small Date Half Eagle, Rare BD-3 Variety

Heritage’s upcoming December 5-8 US Coins Signature Auction in Dallas features a coin profile extremely rare variety of a very rare coin, the BD-3 variety of the 1833 half eagle. This coin is graded MS61 by NGC, and its pedigree includes the Norweb collection. It may be  the sole representative of the variety available to […]

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Heritage Dallas US Coin Auction Raises Over $7.4 million

Popular rarities led the way as Heritage’s October 17-24 Dallas auction saw more than $7.4 million in rare US coins change hands. All prices include a 20% Buyers Premium. The top coin in the auction was a Continental Dollar, CURRENCY, graded MS65 by NGC. Researchers differ as to whether this pewter issue was a circulating […]

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Coin Selections: Rare Early Proof 1831 Quarter

1831 saw the planchet diameter of quarters reduced by about 10%, with the Capped Bust design modified by Chief Engraver William Kneass. Multiple varieties exist for this date, including four Small Letters varieties and three with Large Letters. The change in dimensions and design increased the likelihood of proofs being struck, and Walter Breen suggested […]

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NGC-Certified 1776 Continental Dollar in Heritage Dallas Auction

From a recent press release by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation®, we have learned that one of the coins headed to the Heritage Auction in Dallas this Oct. 17-19, is a 1776 Continental Dollar certified by NGC®.
According to the site, just two weeks before the sale, bidding has already surpassed $100,000

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Coin Selections: 1885 Liberty Nickel, Unsurpassed in Numerical Grade

The 1885 has been recognized for more than a century as the coin to have, the key to the set of Liberty nickels. Only about 1.4 million pieces were struck and examples were set aside shortly after this tiny mintage became known; although by the time the general public was aware of it most coins […]

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Coin Selections: Gem Continental Dollar in Dallas Auction

Despite a documented history dating back more than 235 years, the 1776 Continental dollar remains an enigmatic issue to numismatists today. The coins have been studied by some of the greatest numismatic researchers of all time, but opinions about the origin and intended purpose of the coins remain divided. Regardless of their controversial nature, the […]

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High Quality 18th Century Issues Highlight Heritage Dallas Offerings

Heritage’s next auction of US coinage is scheduled to take place October 17-19 at the company’s world headquarters in Dallas. More than 2,100 lots will cross the auction block during this period, with the finest offerings scheduled to be offered on Thursday evening, October 17. One of the highlights of this auction is undoubtedly the […]

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Heritage Auctions – 1797 16 Stars Half Dime in MS66

A Special Half Dime The 16 Stars was the second of three types of half dimes to be produced in 1797, after the 15 Stars and prior to the 13 Stars variant. Of the two 16 Stars varieties, this one has a leaf distant from the first T in STATES, while LM-2 has a leaf […]

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Unsurpassed 1853-D Quarter Eagle

Scarce in all grades, the 1853 Dahlonega quarter eagle is rare in Mint State and unknown any finer than the MS62 level, assigned by NGC to a coin that we will be offering in our October 15-18 Dallas Signature auction. The latest Doug Winter reference pegs the number of surviving pieces in all grades at […]

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Early Overdate 1802/1 Half Eagle

A substantial mintage for the time of 53,176 Capped Bust Right half eagles occurred in 1802, all using leftover obverse dies from the previous year that have a 2 punched over the final digit in the date. Eight die varieties are known for the date. In our current March 14-16 Dallas Signature Auction we are […]

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Choice 1930-S Indian Eagle

Small denomination gold coinage was seldom seen in circulation after World War I, as people had become accustomed to using the more convenient paper money for everyday transactions. Large denomination gold coins still had a role to play in foreign trade and as backing for paper currency so double eagles were produced regularly throughout the […]

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Fresh to Market Stella Leads Dallas Offerings From Heritage Auctions

Our busy January/February coast-to-coast swing is complete, and we look forward to returning to our world headquarters in Dallas (3500 Maple Avenue) for the next U.S. Coins Heritage Signature event. We see strong prices in many areas, limited only by enough high-quality coins coming to auction. It is a good time not only to buy […]

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: MS66 1910-S $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

More than five years have passed since we last offered a 1910-S double eagle in the seldom-granted Premium Gem grade, but we are privileged to be able to do so as a part of our March 13-16 Dallas Signature Auction. PCGS and NGC have certified a combined 19 examples at MS66, plus only three numerically […]

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Heritage Dallas Coin Auction Open for Bidding

The March 29-31 US Coins Signature auction, to be held at Heritage’s Dallas world headquarters, is now open for bidding through www.HA.com. Multiple records were set at the recently completed official Long Beach Expo U.S. Coins auction, which realized more than $20 million. We believe more strong results are in store — not just at […]

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Heritage Auctions – Red 1922 No D Lincoln Cent, Die Pair 2, Strong Reverse

Old-time collectors knew this issue simply as the “1922 Plain” cents, although the current terminology is 1922 No D Lincoln Cent No cents were coined at the Philadelphia Mint in 1922, accounting for the great rarity of 1922-D cents with no visible mintmark, nor were any 1922 cents struck in San Francisco. Three Denver die […]

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Heritage: $16.5 Million Sells in November Dallas Numismatic Auctions

An original 1861 Confederate half dollar, one of a mere four minted, sold for $960,000, leading the results of the Eric P. Newman Collection Part IX US Coins Signature Auction, held November 1 and 3 at Heritage Auctions’ Dallas headquarters. Over the four day period of November 1-4, three auctions were held, with the Eric […]

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Heritage Newman Collection Dallas Signature Coin Auctions Open for Bidding

The first week in November offers an unprecedented opportunity for bidders at Heritage’s World Headquarters in Dallas. In addition to our customary Fall Dallas Signature Auction, we are pleased and privileged to offer selections from the incomparable Eric P. Newman Collection in exciting, back-to-back auction events. The Eric P. Newman auction is scheduled for Wednesday, […]

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Proof 1893 dollar, Proof-68 Star Cameo

The Mint produced an unexciting mintage of 792 proof Morgan dollars in 1893, but the issue was one of the more poorly rendered of the proof Morgans. The dies were spaced slightly too far apart in the press, causing numerous coins to show incomplete details on the central high points. The VAM reference calls the […]

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Rare Standish Barry Threepence

Standish Barry of Baltimore was one of two Maryland silversmiths to take it upon himself to strike silver coinage in the years between the ending of the Revolutionary War and the establishment of the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia (John Chalmers having struck several types of silver coins in Annapolis in 1783). Both coinages saw extensive […]

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Place Bids Now on Heritage Auctions Dallas US Coin Offerings

It is our pleasure to welcome the numismatic world to Dallas for our upcoming Dallas Signature Auction of US Coins. Auction sessions are scheduled for April 4-5 at our World Headquarters, and April 6 through www.HA.com. The finest material is scheduled to sell in our Premier Session, scheduled for 6PM CT, Tuesday, April 4. As […]

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Heritage Auctions: 18th Century Rarities Pace $8.5 Million Results in Dallas

Three coins from the earliest days of the United States Mint highlighted the results as Heritage’s October 3-5 US Coins Signature Auction in Dallas realized a total of $8.5 million USD. All prices realized include a 17.5% Buyer’s Premium. The clear highlight of this auction was a 1794 silver dollar, graded VF25 by PCGS, which […]

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