1933 Double Eagle Demolishes Record, Sells for $18.9 Million

1933 Double Eagle Demolishes Record, Sells for $18.9 Million

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   On Tuesday, June 8, Sotheby's set an auction record for a rare coin that would have been inconceivable even days...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in May 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in May 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of May, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction in...
United States 1973 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

United States 1973 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: While the country-at-large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed an acute...

United States 1936 250th Anniversary of Albany Silver Half Dollar

Description: The Albany Half Dollar is one of 20 1936-dated commemorative silver coins issued by the United States Mint. The coin was authorized by Public...
1964 Special Mint Set Kennedy Half Dollar - Stack's Bowers Auctions

The 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar: History and Values

The assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963, was a huge shock to the American nation and the world, not only...
NGC-Certified Chinese Coins From Illustrious NC Collection Offered by Champion Auctions in May

Champion Auction of NC Collection of Chinese Coins Attracts Large Bids

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   On May 29-30, Champion Auctions conducted a sale of the NC Collection of Chinese rarities certified by NGC. The...
Rare World, Shipwreck Coins Set Record Sedwick Auction

Rare World, Shipwreck Coins Set Record Sedwick Auction

Strong bids for rare world and shipwreck coins surpassed $4.07 million in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s May 7, 8, & 10 Treasure Auction 29. This...
Selected U.S. Gold Coins Results From the April Heritage Central State Auctions: A Brief Analysis

Selected Results From the April Heritage Central State Auctions: A Brief Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Heritage Auctions conducted a massive sale last month in place of what would have been the annual...

Una and the Lion Propel Heritage World and Ancient Coin Auction to $9 Million

Two examples of the 1839 British Proof "Una and the Lion" Five Pounds coin took top honors in Heritage Auctions' May 6-7 World and...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in April 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of April, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Las...
United States $10,000 Federal Reserve Note Realizes Record Price of $456,000

United States $10,000 Federal Reserve Note Realizes Record Price of $456,000

An extremely rare banknote certified by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) realized a record-setting $456,000 in a sale presented by Heritage Auctions. Three other PMG-graded...

Central States Auctions Surpass $47 Million at Heritage

Fresh-to-market coins and historical rarities pushed Heritage Auctions' Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) event to $47,783,690 (USD) across several sales of U.S. coins and...

Copper Prototype of First Flowing Hair Dollar Brings $840,000 at Heritage Auctions

1794 No Stars Flowing Hair dollar blows past $350,000-$500,000 pre-auction estimate   The first dollar coin struck at the fledgling United States Mint in 1794, an...
A Sampling of Undervalued Morgan Silver Dollars

A Sampling of Undervalued Morgan Silver Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Morgan silver dollar is a huge series (97 different coins) that most collectors can never complete because of super-rare...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in March 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in March 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of March, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction in...
Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hammers Highest-Grossing Auction Hosted Outside United States

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hammers Highest-Grossing Auction Hosted Outside United States

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio’s biannual Hong Kong-based auctions continue to attract tremendous enthusiasm and participation, as illustrated by their April 2021 event. Featuring over...
Top 10 World Coin Highlights of Künker's January Rarity Auction

Künker Spring Auction Sales 2021: 2,300 Bidders, From 4.8 to 9.3 Million

Thanks to 2,300 bidders from all over the world, the total of Künker’s last auction sale resulted in almost twice its estimate. One reason...
Five Brief Takeaways: Carson City Half Eagles

Five Brief Takes: Carson City Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   This is the third installment of a new feature (the first two can be found here and...

Rare Asian Coins Break Records at Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auction

Several Significant Rarities from the Pinnacle Collection and Graded by PCGS Cross the Block at April Hong Kong Auction   Some of the rarest coins from...

Extra Fine 1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar Reveals Strong Toning Premium

By Gerry Fortin Rare Coins ......   The 1823 Bust half dollar in EF is priced at $250 (USD) in the Whitman Guide Book, while the...

NGC-Graded Russian Coin Realizes $2.64 Million, Quadruple Its Pre-Auction Estimate

An incredibly rare Russian pattern coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) dazzled the coin collecting world by realizing $2.64 million USD at a Stack’s...

1907 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Graded by PCGS Sells for $4.1 Million

Outstanding Example of Rare Gold Coin Graded PCGS PR68   An extraordinary 1907 Saint-Gaudens Ultra High Relief Double Eagle graded PCGS PR68 by Professional Coin Grading...
NGC Certifies Paramount Collection of Large-Format Gold Coins

Record-Setting Paramount Collection Brings $41.94 Million at Heritage Auctions

Premier collection of World and Ancient coins draws bidders from around the world   An auction of 701 lots of World and Ancient coins reached $41,941,592...
Stack's Bowers' March 2021 Auction: Lots You Need to Know

Nearly $28 Million in U.S. Coins, Paper Money Sold in Stack’s Bowers March Las...

Nearly $28 million in United States coins and paper money was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Auction, held March 24-26 at the...
Künker Auction 348: The Axel Tesmer Collection of Prussian Coins, Part I

Results of Künker Spring Auction Sales of Ancient and World Coins

Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, The Künker Spring Auction Sales #347-349 recently ended with a very astonishing result, even for us. The total hammer price...

1797 Half Dollar Sold for $1.68 Million in Stack’s Bowers March Auction Now Most...

The finest known 1797 Draped Bust half dollar sold for $1.68 million USD in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, setting...

World’s Most Expensive British Coin Brings $2.28 Million at Heritage Auctions

1937 Edward VIII 5 Pounds Gold Coin Struck but Never Released After King Abdicated Throne   A 1937 Edward VIII 5 Pounds Pattern coin – one...

Historic 1822 Half Eagle Sold for $8.4 Million in Stack’s Bowers March 2021 Auction

The finest known 1822 half eagle sold for $8.4 million USD in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, setting a new...

You Need THESE Books to Appraise Your Coin Collection

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   People reach out to CoinWeek daily to ask for advice about selling coin collections. After inheriting a collection, or finding...

The 10 Most Valuable 20th-Century US Half Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   During the 20th century, the United States Mint issued a variety of different types of half dollars, including the final...