Pedigrees & Hoards: The Gilded Age Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   In a previous article, I took a critical stance on “Private" or "Personal” collections and their worthiness to be given pedigree...

Pedigrees & Hoards : The Champagne Lanson Bonnet Vineyard Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   On a winter day like any other winter day in February 2012 in the village of Les Riceys, France, a...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Palace Collection of Egypt’s King Farouk

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   A lot of my writing about Pedigrees & Hoards is based on the research of others--gathering and processing information from many...

Pedigree & Hoard / Coins & Currency

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek.... I am delighted to have the opportunity to write a new column for CoinWeek on my corner of the numismatic world...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Binion Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek .....   The Binion Hoard offers the collector a variety of ways to collect coins, currency and memorabilia like ashtrays, dice,...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Cleveland Wall of Greed Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   In case you have not figured it out yet, the reason I like “Pedigrees & Hoards” are because of the...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek .....   Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Fitzgerald Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   The Fitzgerald Collection (also referred to as Fitzgerald’s Nevada Club Reno Hoard) is one of my favorite collections (and pedigrees)...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Skidaway Island Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   Coins coming from personal collections are often given a Pedigree status and this seems to be a growing trend, as...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Dr. Buzz Aldrin Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   Okay, so you collect pedigree coins and have a fairly nice assortment. Well, I might be going out on a...