Legend Numismatics

Ron Guth

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A Big Move for a Small Coin: The Legend of John Jay Pittman’s “Statue of Liberty” Bidding Strategy

A Big Move for a Small Coin: The Legend of John Jay Pittman’s “Statue...

By Ron Guth ..... Once upon a time, long before the COVID pandemic, and well before the internet took much of the business online, rare...

A “Long-Lost” Lord St. Oswald 1794 Half Cent Reappears

By Ron Guth ..... In 1795, an Englishman named William Strickland returned to his home following a sightseeing trip to America that began in 1794....

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...

The Brophy Specimen 1904-O $10 Gold Eagle, PCGS SP68

By Ron Guth for PCGS ......   The following is a transcript of Ron Guth's comments above about the Brophy Specimen 1904-O Gold Eagle:   "This 1904-O $10...

Coin Images and Their Orientation – A Case Study

By Ron Guth - The Numismatic Detective Agency ..... One of the more interesting puzzles facing researchers and publishers is how to orient coin images...

Ron Guth – By the Numbers: The Harvey Jacobson, Jr. Collection of $10 Liberty...

By Ron Guth ..... The Harvey Jacobson, Jr. Collection On February 20, 2020, Heritage auctioned off a collection of $10 Liberty eagles built by Harvey Jacobson,...

Great American Coin Collectors and Their Coins: Thomas Cleneay

By Ron Guth for PCGS ...... Thomas Cleneay was among the first and most ambitious coin collectors in America. He started collecting in the 1840s...

Ron Guth – Five Big Ones: Stack’s Bowers – August 15, 2019

By Ron Guth ..... Disclaimer: The author is an independent reporter. He has no affiliation with Stack's Bowers and he has received no compensation from...

Ron Guth – Five Big Ones: Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers – June 2-5,...

By Ron Guth ..... Disclaimer: The author is an independent reporter. He has no affiliation with Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers and he has received...

Ron Guth: Five Big Ones: Legend Rare Coin Auctions – May 15-16, 2019

By Ron Guth ..... Disclaimer: The author is an independent reporter. He has no affiliation with Legend Rare Coin Auctions and he has received no...

Behind the Scenes of the James A. Stack 1933 $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

By Ron Guth ..... James A. Stack is well-known among collectors of high-quality U.S. coins because of the disposition of his collection in several auctions...

Ron Guth: Five Big Ones: Legend Rare Coin Auctions – January 27, 2019

By Ron Guth ..... Legend Rare Coin Auctions styles itself as a boutique auction house, specializing in high-end certified coins, especially Top Pop and Finest...

PCGS: The 1822 Half Eagle – The Most Legendary Rarity in American Numismatics

By Ron Guth - Professional Coin Grading Service ...... Of all the U.S. numismatic rarities, the 1822 Half Eagle is one of the purest. It was...

PCGS Set Registry

L and C COIN New Coins

Heritage Auctions March 4th

Great Collections Ancient and World Coins

What Not Live Online Auctions World Coins