Sydney F. Martin Collection Part II Realizes Nearly $4.2 Million in Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Showcase Auction

Sydney F. Martin Collection Part II Realizes Nearly $4.2 Million in Stack’s Bowers Winter...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to have conducted Part II of the Sydney F. Martin Collection in Baltimore at their Winter 2022 Showcase Auction,...

Jeff Garrett: The Misunderstood Gobrecht Silver Dollar

  Gobrecht Silver Dollars by Jeff Garrett for NGC (Numismatic Guaranty Corporation) ......   The Gobrecht silver dollar is a complicated yet fascinating series. At first glance, many...

Sedwick Auctions Offers Rare Venezuelan Coin Certified by NGC

Other vintage NGC-certified gold coins from Latin America are also highlights of the Daniel Frank Sedwick Auctions on November 3-4, 2022   A large collection of...
PCGS Around The World: The China 1929 Globe Pattern Dollar

PCGS Around the World: The China 1929 Globe Pattern Dollar

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The Chinese 1929 pattern dollar of Sun Yat-sen featuring the globe reverse design is a desirable rarity out of...
GreatCollections to Auction Frosted Freedom $100 Platinum Eagle Trial

GreatCollections to Auction Frosted Freedom $100 Platinum Eagle Trial

Just 12 examples minted as production proofs   A rare production proof accidentally released by the United States Mint 15 years ago was recently discovered by...
Elizabeth II Die Trial Among Ancient, World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Elizabeth II Die Trial Among Ancient, World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We have been hard at work preparing our latest selection of new coins and medals - there are 513 new pieces for...
A Brief History of Decimalization Day in the UK

A Brief History of Decimalization Day in the UK

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek ..... Seemingly, a 20-second conversation was all it took to undo over 1,000 years of British numismatic tradition. In 1966,...
Stack’s Bowers Announces Sale of the Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack’s Bowers Announces Part II of Sydney F. Martin Collection Sale

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will present the second installment in the sale of the vast Sydney F. Martin Collection of early American coins, tokens, medals,...
Celebrated Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection Makes Debut at Heritage Auctions

Celebrated Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection Makes Debut at Heritage Auctions

The first of several sales benefitting Dallas nonprofits kicks off with ‘one of the most spectacular gold rarities in the entire American series’   After more...
Prototype Reverse Cheerios Dollar Sells for Over $8,000 at GreatCollections

Prototype Reverse Cheerios Dollar Sells for Over $8,000 at GreatCollections

On Sunday, September 11, GreatCollections.com offered a very interesting lot consisting of a 2000-P Sacagawea Cheerios Dollar graded MS 68 PCGS and a Cheerios...
Goloid Dollars: America’s Electrum Coinage

Goloid Dollars: America’s Electrum Coinage

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The discovery of vast amounts of gold in California upset the ratio between gold and silver,...
Possibly Unique 1825 Pattern Two Pounds Among New Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Possibly Unique 1825 Pattern Two Pounds Among New Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   The numismatic world is gearing up for the annual ANA World's Fair of Money to be held in Rosemont, Illinois later this...
Finest Known Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle From Mocatta Collection Offered by Stack’s Bowers

Finest Known Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle From Mocatta Collection Offered by Stack’s Bowers

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the finest of three known Proof 1825/4/1 Capped Head Left half eagles in their Summer 2022 Global...
Heritage Auctions Awarded the Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of Gold Coins and Patterns

Heritage Auctions Awarded the Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of Gold Coins and Patterns

Proceeds from the auction, which begins in the fall, to benefit Dallas nonprofits working with children, homeless people, the hungry and more   Heritage Auctions announced...
Rare Chinese Coins Lead Heritage HKINF Auctions Above $14.3 Million

Rare Chinese Coins Lead Heritage HKINF Auctions Above $14.3 Million

An exceedingly rare Chinese coin, struck in commemoration of the completion of one full lunar cycle since the start of the lunar series, sold...
Rarely Seen Unadopted Pattern Coins of the People’s Republic of China

Rarely Seen Unadopted Pattern Coins of the People’s Republic of China

On November 18, 1975, the Ministry of Finance in China submitted to the State Council a report on the design and production of a...
Heritage Hong Kong Platinum Auction Open for Bidding

Heritage Hong Kong Platinum Auction Open for Bidding

While it has perhaps become a bit of a cliché between both novice collectors and industry veterans that the last couple of years have...
Jeff Garrett: Collecting Barber Coinage

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Barber Coinage

A basic set of Barber coins can be easy to assemble, but there are ways to make it more of a challenge   By Jeff Garrett...
The $4 Stella Gold Coin: A Failed Idea That Collectors Loved

The $4 Stella Gold Coin: A Failed Idea That Collectors Loved

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In 1879 and 1880, the United States Mint struck two design types of $4 gold coin patterns that are known...
Heritage to Offer 2nd-Finest Extremely Rare "P'u" Pattern Half Dollar

Heritage to Offer 2nd-Finest Extremely Rare “P’u” Pattern Half Dollar

One of the coins featured in the upcoming Heritage Auctions July 7-9 Hong Kong Sale is the extremely rare Republic of China Sun Yat-sen...
Unique Queen's Beasts Gold Die Trial Among New Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Unique Queen’s Beasts Gold Die Trial Among New Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics is pleased to offer our latest selection of coins and medals for your consideration. We hope that you may find something...
Una and the Lion Leads NGC-Certified SINCONA British Coins Collection

NGC-Certified Coins From SINCONA British Collection Realize $5.8 Million

With a highly prized Una and the Lion leading the way, more than 400 rare coins from a phenomenal collection of British coins certified...
The Coin Analyst: Extremely Rare Mexican Silver Pattern Coin Surfaces

The Coin Analyst: Extremely Rare Mexican Silver Pattern Coin Surfaces

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   A coin collector and part-time dealer named Adrian Coro, who specializes in circulating Mexican coinage, recently made the...
Stack's Bowers Ponterio’s Inaugural Hong Kong Rarities Night a Success

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio’s Inaugural Hong Kong Rarities Night a Success

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio’s inaugural Rarities Night of Chinese Coins proved a resounding success, as 255 lots realized just short of $27,000,000 as one...
Gold Ingot, Simpson Collection Lead Heritage Auctions’ Central States Numismatic Sales Past $65 Million

Gold Ingot, Simpson Collection Lead Heritage Auctions’ Central States Numismatic Sales Past $65 Million

Justh & Hunter gold bar, once thought lost forever at sea, brings $1.32 million, in record-smashing event   A Justh & Hunter Gold Ingot sold for...
The Rarest American Platinum Eagles

The Rarest American Platinum Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In 1997, the United States Mint launched the American Platinum Eagle program to compete with other world mints that were...
Strong Results for Legend Regency Auction 51 Early Dollar, Pattern Collections

Strong Results for Legend Regency Auction 51 Early Dollar, Pattern Collections

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ (LRCA) Regency 51, featuring the first parts of the Dale Friend Collection and Glorious Patterns Collection, took place on the...
United States Dollars - Gobrecht Dollar 1836-1839

United States Dollars – Gobrecht Dollar 1836-1839

The suspension of silver dollar production was lifted in 1831 under United States Mint Director Samuel Moore, enabling the resumption of the mintage of...
Heralded Simpson Collection Returns for Heritage's Central States US Coins Event

Heralded Simpson Collection Returns for Heritage’s Central States US Coins Event

Warren, Long Island and Fred Weinberg collections also among top attractions May 4-8   For some collectors, the more fertile the mine, the greater the treasure...
Harry W. Bass, Jr. Gold Coin Exhibit Departs ANA Money Museum

Harry W. Bass, Jr. Gold Coin Exhibit Departs ANA Money Museum

Greatest U.S. Gold Coin Collection Ever Assembled to be Sold at Auction   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation announced...