Pattern US Coins: The 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar

One of the many fascinating patterns to be found in the current Heritage Auction of Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part...

Selections From Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part II Lead November Heritage...

Two Premier Sessions highlight Heritage's November 19-22 Dallas Signature auction. Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part II launches the event, with...

Early US Pattern Coins: “Backward Liberty” 1839 Silver Half Dollar

Early US Pattern Coin Highlight The upcoming November 19-22 Signature Auction of US Coins from Heritage Auctions features numerous fascinating pattern coins. One of them is...

Heritage Auctions to Offer Legendary Australian 1856 Pattern Sovereign

The Heritage November 5-6 World Coins Signature Auction and Platinum Night auction features an almost mythical piece and perhaps one of the most elusive...

Finest-Graded Una and the Lion, Certified by NGC, Offered in MDC...

The finest graded example of the "Una and the Lion", a coin that is at the zenith of British numismatics, is being offered in...

Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice Auction Showcases Ancient, World Coins

More than 2,500 Lots of World and Ancient Coins, Medals, and Paper Money Set to Cross the Auction Block this October   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is...

Exceptional Gold World Coins, Medals at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   As autumn arrives, we are very pleased to offer a bounty of exceptional new coins and medals for your browsing delight and numismatic...

Bimetallic US Braille Pattern Dollar Offered by Stack’s Bowers in November...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries presents a rare bimetallic pattern dollar featuring Braille text in their November 2020 Showcase Auction. Struck by the German company Schuler for...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting US Pattern Coinage

Assembling a complete set of US Pattern coins is an impossible task, but there are several collecting strategies that make these fascinating coins more...

Some of the Most Remarkable US Coins in Numismatics Highlight Simpson...

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Heritage Auctions will be selling Bob R. Simpson’s extensive collection of coins beginning on September 17, 2020, in “Important...

Simpson Collection Part I Auction Announced for September 17, 2020

Bob Simpson, the Texas energy executive, and philanthropist, is as legendary in numismatic circles as the momentous United States coins he collects. And in...

Superior Gem Cameo Proof 1879 $4 Stella: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   The Pogue Specimen Proof-66 Cameo (PCGS) CAC - Among the Finest Known 1879 Four-Dollar Gold Stella. Flowing Hair. Judd-1635, Pollock-1833. Rarity-3. Gold....

Classic US Gold Coins – Experimental Finish 1910 Saint-Gaudens Twenty

The United States Mint struggled to find a popular finish for gold proof coins throughout the early 20th century Renaissance of American coinage that...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered 1856 Flying Eagle Cent

Altered Date 1856 Flying Eagle Cent   1856 Flying Eagle cents. By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Date alterations are the most common type of counterfeit seen By 1856...

Eagerly Sought Pattern Morgan Half Dollar: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   Judd-1602 1879 Pattern Morgan Half Dollar Just One Finer 1879 Pattern Morgan Half Dollar. Judd-1602, Pollock-1797. Rarity-6. Copper. Reeded Edge. Proof-66+ RB (PCGS).   The...

Pattern Coins of the French Second Republic Highlight Künker Auction 337

Künker Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   When the French people had chased away Citizen King Louis Philippe and founded the Second Republic, they were looking...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Great Britain Guinea/Sovereign Pattern...

Recently Surfaced After 200 Years   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... W&R-182 Copper NGC MS62BN Although this unique pattern Guinea/Sovereign is listed in the...

Off-Metal Pattern Coins in the Early Chinese Republic

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Following over two millennia of highly standardized and predictable currency in the form of...

CAC-Approved PF-65+ Flowing Hair $4 Stella Gold Coin Offered at GreatCollections

Flowing Hair Stella by CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, April 26, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this 1879 $4 Gold Flowing Hair Stella, graded Proof-65+ Ultra...

The MBMY Collection—Chinese Pattern Coins (and More!) for the Connoisseur

Chinese Pattern Coins by Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Our monumental 10th Anniversary Hong Kong auction, marking a decade of...

Gem Proof 1868 Judd-611 Pattern Large Cent in Stack’s Bowers June...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Braided Hair large cent was struck for circulation from 1839 through 1857, when it was...

PCGS Certifies Rare 1933 New Zealand Pattern Coin

New Zealand Pattern Coin by Jay Turner for PCGS ......   There is something quite magical in viewing a pattern coin. A concept for a coin...

Jeff Garrett: The Superstar $4 Stella, 1879-1880

These numismatic supernovas shine bright in the greatest collections   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Very few United States coins inspire the awe...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique & Unlisted 1869 Standard...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Patterns in the Standard Silver series, inscribed on each coin STANDARD SILVER, were produced in the dime,...

NGC Certifies Pattern Coins From Estate of US Mint Chief Engraver...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified five 19th-century US pattern coins that belonged to Charles E. Barber, the US Mint Chief Engraver from 1880...

Stack’s Bowers Present Rarities From D. Brent Pogue Collection in March...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce Part VI and Part VII of the now legendary D. Brent Pogue Collection. The Pogue Collection will...

Heritage Features Beautiful 1817 Pattern Three Graces Crown in January NYINC...

The Heritage January 12-13 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction features, among many other highlights, an example of the beautiful 1817 Pattern "Three...

Heritage Hong Kong Coin, Currency Signature Auctions Realize Over $5.5 Million

Szechuan Pattern Set Eclipses $1 Million   Chinese Coin Highlights A spectacular double pattern set of Szechuan coinage, made by the Ferracute factory in New Jersey, was...

NGC-Certified 1897 Szechuan Ferracute Pattern Set Realizes $1,020,000 at Auction

An 1897 Szechuan Ferracute Pattern Set certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) realized $1,020,000 USD at auction, an impressive figure that reflects the set’s...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof Half Sovereign Pattern...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This proof Half Sovereign off-metal mule pattern encompasses a combination of history, rarity, and condition. This piece...