Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem Proof 1837 No Stars...

Chief Engraver William Kneass suffered a stroke before he could finalize the design for the Seated Liberty motif, which replaced the Capped Bust design...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Finest 1899 Proof Quarter Eagle

The United States Mint struck 150 Proof quarter eagles in 1899. In their gold Encyclopedia, Garrett and Guth estimate that "around 100" examples survive,...

Heritage Auctions: Rare and Important Early Cents Offered in Padula Family...

Elusive 1793 S-15 cent and famous Reeded Edge cent on display at February Long Beach Expo Early American copper collectors are urged to consign to...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Rare Standish Barry Threepence

Standish Barry of Baltimore was one of two Maryland silversmiths to take it upon himself to strike silver coinage in the years between the...

Heritage Auctions Staff Aids in Recovering Stolen Rare Coins

Bill Walker identifies two instances of how stolen coins found their way back on the market Quick thinking on the part of a Heritage Auctions...

Heritage Ancient Coins: The Second Known Gold Magnesia Stater

Our upcoming Long Beach Auction of World and Ancient Coins features one of two known gold staters from Magnesia. This is a completely unrecorded...

Heritage Auctions – Rare Varieties in The Loma Linda Collection at...

Variety enthusiasts in both copper and silver will enjoy The Loma Linda Collection, one of the featured collections in Heritage Auctions FUN US Coins auction....

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: MS66 1910-S $20 Double Eagle...

More than five years have passed since we last offered a 1910-S double eagle in the seldom-granted Premium Gem grade, but we are privileged...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1884 Double Eagle

The second in sequence and the lowest-mintage of three proof-only double eagle issues from the decade of the 1880s, the 1884 saw a proof...

Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: Vetranio, Temporary Emperor

By Lorie Ann Hambly for Heritage Auctions ......   Vetranio (we do not know a first or family name) was born to humble parents in Moesia,...

Heritage Offers Phenomenally Rare Triple-Thickness 3 Speciedaler, Only Three Known

The Heritage Auctions April 20-23 Chicago Coin Expo World Coins Signature Auction features, among many other treasures, a 1666-dated 3 Speciedaler from Norway that...

The 1792 Washington Gold Piece sells for $1.74 Million in...

1792 Washington Gold Piece Offered in first public auction since 1890; all net proceeds donated to charity A one-of-a-kind 1792 gold coin believed by its previous...

10 Years of Surveys Pays for Longtime Collector – Winner of...

Mercury dime collector and serial entrepreneur, Randal Sadler, wins Annual Numismatic Survey prize Heritage Auctions has awarded a Mint State 1907 High Relief Saint-Gaudens double...

U.S. Gold Coins – Unexpected Die Variety on Early U.S. Half...

By David Stone - This article appeared in the Winter 2017-2018 edition of Heritage Magazine for the Intelligent Collector Die varieties of early U.S. $5 Gold Half...

Heritage Auctions Launches Weekly World Currency Auction

All lots will be 100 percent unreserved, generating more options for all levels of collectors   Heritage Auctions, the world’s largest auctioneer of currency and coins,...

US Coin Profile – The Finest Known Proof 1838 Capped Bust...

The 1838 Proof Capped Bust half dollar has always been overshadowed by its more famous 1838-O cousins, but the Philadelphia Mint issue is actually much...

Heritage Auctions Releases 1802 Half Dime Book

The 1802 half dime is one of the great rarities in U.S. numismatics. It is without a doubt the key date early half dime....

U.S. Coin Profile – 1838-O Reeded Edge Half Dollar Branch Mint...

The following coin catalog description is of LOT #4861 from the 2018 Heritage FUN US Coin Signature Auction in Tampa. As a Branch Mint Proof, this...

Numismatic Memorabilia From the American Space Race to Sell This Week...

By CoinWeek .....   When astronaut and Apollo 11 Mission Commander Neil Armstrong stepped on the lunar surface at 10:56 Eastern Time on July 21, 1969,...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1885 Snowden Dollar in Aluminum

One of the fascinating pieces being offered in the Beverly Hills Signature Auction is an experimental 1885 Snowden dollar. The obverse and reverse dies...

Fourth Known 1854-S Half Eagle Gold Highlights ANA Platinum Night Auction

A previously unknown 1854-S Liberty Head Half Eagle – considered among the rarest of all U.S. coins – will be offered by Heritage Auctions...

Heritage Auctions’ Beverly Hills US Coins Signature Auction: Lots You Need...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On December 13 and 14, Heritage Auctions will conduct their last U.S. Coins Signature Auction of...

Indiana Church Strikes Gold with Early “In God We Trust” Rare...

An historic 1866 Double Eagle, one of only 10 known examples, survived an attempted theft and was donated to a Valparaiso church. It could...

Specimen 1795 Dollar, Error Rarities Highlight Heritage Auctions US Coin FUN...

1943 Bronze Cents from Philadelphia and San Francisco featured in January 4 Platinum Night FUN Sale Nearly 7,000 lots from private collections, including early U.S....

Heritage Long Beach Signature Sale Top 5 Highest Prices Paid

By CoinWeek .....   Heritage Auctions' Long Beach sale of rare coins and medals realized $18.095 million and included a number of highlight coins - including...

King of American Coins Comes to Long Beach: Heritage to Auction...

1804 dollars deserve headlines every time they come to auction. Heritage is proud to feature the Mickley-Hawn-Queller specimen, a Class I "Original", as one...

Heritage Auctions: Record Prices at Inaugural CCE World & Ancient Coins...

1826 British Proof Set sells for $282,000 to lead $6.38 million auction One of the most fancied proof sets in British numismatics starred in Heritage...

1892-3 Columbus So-Called Dollar/Award Medal and Obverse Die

1892-3 Columbus So-Called Dollar/Award Medal by Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Charles Barber Bronze, 38.1 mm, R.5. One of our favorite so-called dollars, the Saint-Gaudens/Barber HK-223. This is the...

The Biggest Highlights of Heritage Auctions’ Central States Signature Sale

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   The 78th annual convention of the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) took place from Wednesday, April 26 through Saturday,...

Heritage Auctions – Finest Cert. 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar in Silver...

The Schoolgirl dollar is George T. Morgan's masterpiece. The design of Liberty faces left, with E PLURIBUS at the left rim, seven stars above,...