GreatCollections Marks Its Millionth Auction with Civil War Gold Rarity

By CoinWeek .....   On Sunday, June 27, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com in a landmark auction for an important U.S. gold rarity. The auction listing is...

1907 High Relief Wire Edge Double Eagle, Key Date 1804 Quarter Among Highlights at...

Sunday Auction #1175 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features 294 lots including 40 Vault Values, 40 No Reserve Lots...
Contemporary Chinese Coins Gaining on Century-Old Counterparts at Heritage Auctions’ HKINF Event

Contemporary Chinese Coins Gaining on Century-Old Counterparts at Heritage Auctions’ HKINF Event

Highlights make world premiere at Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair official auctions June 25-27   A collector’s pick of world and ancient coins among the nearly...
Lebanese Coins: The Early Coinage of Modern Lebanon—An Array of High Grade Offerings

The Early Coinage of Modern Lebanon—An Array of High Grade Offerings

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Following World War I and the demise of the once vast and powerful Ottoman...
VAMs and Dimple Morgan Dollars Reflected in Month-Long Auction

VAMs and Dimple Morgan Dollars Reflected in Month-Long Auction

The latest month-long auction of US coins from Heritage Auctions focuses on the ever-popular Morgan Dollar series, with an offering consisting of VAM varieties...
Stack's Bowers Featuring Exceptional Fine Style Lysimachos Tetradrachm in June CCO Auction

Stack’s Bowers Featuring Exceptional Fine Style Lysimachos Tetradrachm in June CCO Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   With over 200 lots of ancient coins in the Stack's Bowers Galleries June 2021...
Heritage Now Accepting Bids for June 17-20 US Coins Signature Auction

Heritage Now Accepting Bids for June 17-20 US Coins Signature Auction

The rare coin market continues to show strength in nearly all areas, especially among the hobby's greatest rarities. Nearly all series are strong. Most...
David Lawrence Rare Coin Auction Highlights More From Hansen Collection

David Lawrence Rare Coin Auction Highlights More From Hansen Collection

Sunday Auction #1174 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features 365 lots including 25 Vault Values, 65 No Reserve Lots,...
Highlights From Robert Adam Collection of U.S. Tokens and Medals in Stack's Bowers June CCO Auction

Highlights From Robert Adam Collection of U.S. Tokens and Medals in Stack’s Bowers June...

The Robert Adam Collection of U.S. Tokens and Medals comprises more than 450 lots with nearly 600 individual items, making it one of the...
1933 Double Eagle Demolishes Record, Sells for $18.9 Million

1933 Double Eagle Demolishes Record, Sells for $18.9 Million

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   On Tuesday, June 8, Sotheby's set an auction record for a rare coin that would have been inconceivable even days...
Anglo-Trinidadian Botanist Henry Prestoe and the 1878 Paris Expo: Stack's Bowers

Anglo-Trinidadian Botanist Henry Prestoe and the 1878 Paris Expo: Stack’s Bowers

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   As mentioned in a previous piece, award medals often combine the elegant and artistic...
Heritage Auctions to Feature Bullion Coins in Modern Coin Showcase Sale

Heritage Auctions to Feature Bullion Coins in Modern Coin Showcase Sale

Heritage is offering a Showcase Auction of Modern Collectible US Coins and Bullion, with bidding open now and continuing through a live session scheduled...
Magnificent 1853 Three-Cent Silver Featured in Stack's Bowers June Costa Mesa Auction

Magnificent 1853 Three-Cent Silver Featured in Stack’s Bowers June Costa Mesa Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Measuring just 14 mm in diameter, the silver three-cent piece is the smallest silver type ever...
Two NGC-Graded Vintage Chinese Coins From NC Collection Realize Over $1 Million Each

Two NGC-Graded Vintage Chinese Coins From NC Collection Realize Over $1 Million Each

The finest known example of a Chinese coin designed by Luigi Giorgi dazzled the coin collecting world, realizing $1.34 million at a Champion Macau auction that...
David Lawrence Offers Naples Collection of US Gold Coins

David Lawrence Offers Naples Collection of US Gold Coins

Sunday Auction #1173 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 280 lots including 35 Vault Values, 35 No Reserve Lots,...
Carson City Coinage Featured in Heritage Month-Long Auction

Carson City Coinage Featured in Heritage Month-Long Auction

Heritage Auctions is offering a month-long internet-only auction showcasing exclusively Carson City coinage. The Carson City Mint operated from 1870-1893, producing some of the...
Tauler and Fau Auction 87 of Ancient, Spanish and World Coins Now Open Through June 9

Tauler and Fau Auction 87 of Ancient, Spanish and World Coins Now Open Through...

Auction 87 from Tauler & Fau features 374 lots and closes on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, beginning at 04:00 p.m. (CEST), exclusively online. The...
NGC-Certified Chinese Coins From Illustrious NC Collection Offered by Champion Auctions in May

Champion Auction of NC Collection of Chinese Coins Attracts Large Bids

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   On May 29-30, Champion Auctions conducted a sale of the NC Collection of Chinese rarities certified by NGC. The...
Stack's Bowers to Offer Real Doge Coins of Venice in June Collectors Choice Auction

Stack’s Bowers to Offer Real Doge Coins of Venice in June Collectors Choice Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   In the news a bit recently, riding the wave of crypto-mania and through the...

Künker Celebrates Firm’s 50th Anniversary With Rare World Coins of Auction 350

Two anniversaries at once: 1 July 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Münzenhandlung Fritz Rudolf Künker. Additionally, Künker’s 350th auction will...
1872-CC Seated Liberty Dime Among Highlights of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

1872-CC Seated Liberty Dime Among Highlights of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

Sunday Auction #1172 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features 300 lots including 35 Vault Values and 65 No Reserve...
Rare World, Shipwreck Coins Set Record Sedwick Auction

Rare World, Shipwreck Coins Set Record Sedwick Auction

Strong bids for rare world and shipwreck coins surpassed $4.07 million in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s May 7, 8, & 10 Treasure Auction 29. This...
Historic 1796 Quarter Featured in Stack's Bowers June 2021 Costa Mesa Auction

Historic 1796 Quarter Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2021 Costa Mesa Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The 1796 is the only quarter featuring the Draped Bust, Small Eagle design, and it was...

Civil War Tokens From Donald G. Partrick Collection in Heritage Internet Auction

The Donald G. Partrick Civil War Token collection is a remarkable assemblage that was formed over a period of 50 years. This offering is...

Finest Known 1883 No Cent Nickel, Branch Mint Gold Dollars Highlight David Lawrence Rare...

Sunday Auction #1171 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 350 lots, including 50 Vault Values and 50 No...
Half Dimes, Coins in Old Holders Highlight Heritage Auctions

Half Dimes, Coins in Old Holders Highlight Heritage Auctions

Half Dimes From Old Orchard Collection Open for Bidding The forgotten denomination of half dimes, the silver precursor to today's nickel, is on display in...
Top Pop 1935-S Buffalo Nickel Featured in Stack's Bowers June Costa Mesa Auction

Top Pop 1935-S Buffalo Nickel Featured in Stack’s Bowers June Costa Mesa Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Produced toward the end of the Buffalo nickel series and with a relatively generous mintage of...
Selected U.S. Gold Coins Results From the April Heritage Central State Auctions: A Brief Analysis

Selected Results From the April Heritage Central State Auctions: A Brief Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Heritage Auctions conducted a massive sale last month in place of what would have been the annual...
Finest Known 1776 Continental Dollar Offered at Heritage Long Beach Auction

Finest Known 1776 Continental Dollar Offered at Heritage Long Beach Auction

The 1776 Continental dollar is an enigmatic, complex issue that has fascinated numismatists for more than 200 years. Numismatic scholars from Sylvester Sage Crosby...
Historic Paquet Reverse 1861-S Double Eagle Offered in Stack's Bowers June 2021 Auction

Historic Paquet Reverse 1861-S Double Eagle Offered in Stack’s Bowers June 2021 Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The 1861-S Paquet Reverse is perhaps the most famous collectible Type I double eagle and is...