Category Archives: 1808 Quarter Eagle

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 […]

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Heritage Offers Gold Rarities at Long Beach

It’s nearly June, which means that Heritage is preparing for its Long Beach auction, June 4-8. This year, Heritage will be offering two rare early gold coins that are expected to be highlights of the auction.
The first is an 1808 quarter eagle, which has a minuscule mintage of only 2,710 coins

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

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

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

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

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

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

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So You’ve Decided to Collect Early American Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner …… The term “Early American Gold Coins” generally refers to the quarter eagles, half eagles and eagles produced at the Philadelphia Mint between 1795 and 1834. By its very nature, early American gold attracts well-heeled collectors. There aren’t many interesting issues available anymore in the sub-$10,000 USD […]

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Classic US Coins – 50 US Gold Issues with the “Wow” Factor

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner …… Certain issues in the various United States gold types struck between 1795 and 1933 have what might best be called a “Wow Factor.” Something about the issue—be it rarity, design, historic association or low mintage—appeals to a variety of collectors. These coins have strong multiple levels […]

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