Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in November

CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction in Dallas and in internet sales during November. Here are 10 examples which were...

Proof 1936 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Coin One Highlight of GreatCollections...

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, December 9, at 8:34 Eastern Time, bidding closed on a Proof 1936 Walking Liberty half dollar, graded PF67 by NGC,...

Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in October

CAC-approved coins tended to outperform other certified coins in a Heritage auction in Chicago, in a Stack’s Bowers auction in Baltimore, and in internet...

1890 $1,000 “Grand Watermelon” Note Brings Over $2 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Joel. R. Anderson Collection Part III Auction Realizes Over $8.6 Million  - 1890 $1,000 “Grand Watermelon” Note Brings Over $2 Million Stack’s Bowers...

Coin Market Opinions – What Makes a Coin Valuable?

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. .....   One of the most frequently asked questions about the coin market that appear in my mailbox is “What makes a...

California Gold Rush Treasures Lead $7 Million Chicago Auction Results

Treasures from the California Gold Rush era were the main attraction as Heritage's October 11-14 Signature Auction of US Coins raised close to $7.2 million for...

World Records – The Most Expensive Roman Gold Coin Ever Sold...

As one of the largest surviving Roman gold medallions, this piece is one of only two known. circa 308 CE Eight-Aureus Gold Medallion On April 5,...

Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in August

CAC approved coins outperformed other certified coins in the Heritage and Stack’s-Bowers auctions at the ANA Convention in Philadelphia. Also, CAC coins continued to...

Heritage Hong Kong Auction of World, Ancient Coins and World...

94% sell-through rate produces third-highest total for any Heritage Hong Kong auction Led by strong bidding across the board, especially for Chinese coins and currency,...

Coin Show News – Small Change Delivers Muscle in Baltimore

The Summer Baltimore Whitman coin show (as always, a well-received venue) is in the books. Collectors and dealers from around the country had traversed...

What Is a 1971-74 Eisenhower Dollar Brown Pack Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As the last dollar coin issued by the United States that contained at least some silver,...

King of American Coins Acquired by David Lawrence Rare Coins and...

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC), on behalf of Dell Loy Hansen, acquired one of the 15 known examples of the world-famous 1804 Draped Bust...

Top 5 Results From Stack’s Bowers Whitman Expo Coin Auction

Coin Auction Coverage By CoinWeek ..... The Stack's Bowers June Baltimore coin auction of rare coins and medals has so far realized $4.7 million, with...

Private Collection Paces Heritage’s Long Beach Auctions to $18.1 Million

Unique 1792 Washington President gold eagle unveiled in first public pre-auction showing since 1890 Elite private collections of the finest U.S. coins known to exist...

Top Tier Coin Market Surges in Long Beach

The finest-known Continental Dollar leads the way By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   It is officially summer. It seems like not that many...

Rare Coins From All Over the World: Sincona Auction Review

By Sincona ......   In May of 2018 Sincona held its 46th and 47th auctions. A so-called “Stirnlocken-Vreneli” was sold at 130,000 CHF, a 10 ducat...

Goldbergs Pre Long Beach Sale – Top 5 Results

The 2018 Goldbergs June Pre Long Beach Sale took place on June 10-13 in Los Angeles and featured the Ora Eads Collection of Odd...

CAC Coins Bring Premiums at Sotheby’s Auction of Silver Dollars May...

At the Sotheby’s auction in New York of the Ralph and Lois Stone Collection on May 21, 2018, CAC-approved Morgan silver dollars brought brought...

A Closer Look at 19th-Century Gold – Three Dollar Gold Opportunities

Take a closer look at the 19th-century gold series - including the Three Dollar Gold By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Is time...

Walking Liberty Half Dollars Have Made Impressive Strides

A closer look at collector demand for Ultra-Gem Walking Liberty Half Dollars By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Spring is definitely here, my...

Sotheby’s New York Sale of Historic Coins & Medals Totals $5...

The Collection of Ralph and Lois Stone 100% Sold, Featuring Magnificent Morgan Silver Dollars Auction Led by an 1884-S and an 1893-S; Each Sold for...

Early American Regulated $15 Gold Coin Sells for $152,750

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   A unique, early American regulated $15 gold coin marked by Boston goldsmith Joseph Edwards, Jr. drew intense bidding during...

CSNS – A Great Coin Show and A Great Collector Coin...

The CSNS Coin Show and Coin Auction included amazing American numismatic treasures that predate the US Mint By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Rare 1854-D Quarter Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently purchased the finest-known 1854-D quarter eagle, graded MS64 by NGC, and this motivated me...

What Is a 1999 Delaware State Quarter Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Hard to believe but it’s been almost 20 years since the United States Mint inaugurated its...

Numismatic Technology and Markets – A Revolution in Rare Coin Price...

As technology makes information more accessible, including price guides and price discovery, the educated coin collector is the winner By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

Heritage Auctions 2018 Chicago Event Brings in $38+ Million

U.S. Coins Are 99% Sold by Value and Lot Hobby-changing discoveries of World and U.S. coins paced Heritage Auctions late April Chicago Coin Expo (CCE) &...

Top 5 Auction Results at Heritage Central States Signature Sale

The Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) is one of the most active and important numismatic organizations in the United States, and its annual convention...

CAC Coins Bring Premiums During March 2018

Coins that have been reviewed and stickered by Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) consistently bring premiums over other "non-stickered" coins in the marketplace. Below are...

Kenneth Bressett Named First Red Book Editor Emeritus

Kenneth Bressett, longtime editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”), has retired into Whitman Publishing’s newly...