35th Anniversary American Eagle Coins Sell for Over $4.6 Million

35th Anniversary American Eagle Coins Sell for Over $4.6 Million

The special 2021 35th Anniversary American Eagle 1 Ounce Gold and Silver Coins realized over $4.6 million USD in total sales at the Stack’s...
First Type 2, Last Type 1 American Eagles Set Records at Stack's Bowers Auction

First Type 2, Last Type 1 American Eagles Set Records at Stack’s Bowers Auction

By CoinWeek ..... When the dust settled, four records had fallen. On September 1, 2022, Stack's Bowers Galleries held an unusual auction comprised of 700 lots,...
My 12 Favorite Gold Coins in the Bender Part I Heritage Auction

My 12 Favorite Gold Coins in the Bender Part I Heritage Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Tom Bender is a good client of mine as well as a friend, and it was with...
Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle Sells for Record $4.08 Million at Stack’s Bowers

Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle Sells for Record $4.08 Million at Stack’s Bowers

The finest of three known Proof 1825/4/1 Capped Head Left half eagles sold for a record price of $4.08 million USD in the Stack’s...
1927-D Double Eagle Sells for Record $4.44 Million at Heritage US Coins Auction

1927-D Double Eagle Sells for Record $4.44 Million at Heritage US Coins Auction

Previous record was $2.16 million, also at Heritage   An exceedingly rare 1927-D Double Eagle MS66 PCGS, part of The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part IX,...
1903 Fengtien Tael, King of Chinese Coins, Sells for Over $6.9 Million

1903 Fengtien Tael, King of Chinese Coins, Sells for Over $6.9 Million

By CoinWeek .....   On August 10, 2022, the Beijing ChengXuan Auction Company sold the famed 1903 Fengtien Tael, called the "King of Chinese Coins", for just...
One of Three Known Eisenhower Dollar Prototypes in 1st Auction Appearance at FUN

Coin Market Fundamentals Have Changed

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Unprecedented demand has forced rare coin prices to record-high levels across virtually all series of U.S. coinage. As auction...
Treasury Announces Ventris Gibson as Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint

New U.S. Mint Director, 2023 Silver Dollars, and Other Coin News

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   On June 15 the entire U.S. Senate approved Ventris C. Gibson to be the 40th Director of the United States...
Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov's 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov’s 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

The Heritage Auctions sale of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded to independent Russian journalist and Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov fetched $103.5...
The Ultimate, One-of-a-Kind Coin From the Royal Canadian Mint, Surpasses $1.2 Million

The Ultimate, One-of-a-Kind Coin From the Royal Canadian Mint, Surpasses $1.2 Million

The Royal Canadian Mint is delighted that The Ultimate, a one-of-a-kind one-kilo pure platinum coin, adorned with hundreds of pink diamonds from the famed...
World Record Prices in $13.6 Million Stack’s Bowers Hendricks Set Auction

World Record Prices in $13.6 Million Stack’s Bowers Hendricks Set Auction

The incredible Hendricks Set of United States Gold Coins from the Fairmont Collection sold for over $13.6 million USD in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries...
Stack's Bowers Ponterio’s Inaugural Hong Kong Rarities Night a Success

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio’s Inaugural Hong Kong Rarities Night a Success

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio’s inaugural Rarities Night of Chinese Coins proved a resounding success, as 255 lots realized just short of $27,000,000 as one...
Gold Ingot, Simpson Collection Lead Heritage Auctions’ Central States Numismatic Sales Past $65 Million

Gold Ingot, Simpson Collection Lead Heritage Auctions’ Central States Numismatic Sales Past $65 Million

Justh & Hunter gold bar, once thought lost forever at sea, brings $1.32 million, in record-smashing event   A Justh & Hunter Gold Ingot sold for...
Stack’s Bowers to Sell Unique Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal

Nearly $37 Million in U.S. Numismatic Items Sold in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold nearly $37 million in United States coins and paper money in their Spring 2022 Showcase Auction, surpassing pre-sale estimates by...
The Huberman Collection of Three Dollar Gold Pieces

The Huberman Collection of Three Dollar Gold Pieces

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The Huberman Collection of Three Dollar Gold was the epitome of a fresh deal. Formed over a...
Blanchard-Built Zito Collection Results in Two Auction Records Shattered

Blanchard-Built Zito Collection Results in Two Auction Records Shattered

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   Blanchard and Company, one of the nation's leading tangible asset firms, made numismatic history again following this week's public...
Stack’s Bowers to Sell Unique Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal

Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal Brings $960,000

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Sets a New World Record for an American Historical Medal   The only Daniel Morgan at Cowpens medal known in gold, the sole...
Flowing Hair Stellas Lead Heritage U.S. Coins Auction Above $16.5 Million

Flowing Hair Stellas Lead Heritage U.S. Coins Auction Above $16.5 Million

An 1879 Flowing Hair Stella sold for $184,500 USD to lead Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction to $16,503,414. The event...
America's First Silver Dollar - 1794

America’s First Silver Dollar Acquired for $12 Million by GreatCollections

World's Most Valuable Silver Coin and Second-Highest Price Ever Paid for a Rare Coin   An exceedingly rare coin minted in 1794, widely believed to be...
Stack's Bowers Sells Over $20 Million in World and Ancient Coins at New York International Auction

Stack’s Bowers Sells Over $20 Million in World and Ancient Coins at New York...

NYINC’s Highest Grossing Auction and Highest Priced Individual Lot   Following a record-breaking year in 2021, the World and Ancient Coin Department at Stack’s Bowers Galleries...
A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “First Gold Coin”

Record Price for Henry III Gold Penny & 1st-Ever Numismatic NFT Sold by International...

A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “first gold coin” - realised £648,000 ($745,848)   A metal detectorist has made history when a Henry III...
PCGS Graded Top 8 of 10 Most Valuable U.S. Coins Sold in 2021

PCGS Graded Top 8 of 10 Most Valuable U.S. Coins Sold in 2021

Professional Coin Grading Service claims 17 of the top 25 U.S. coins crossing the auction block last year - including the most-valuable coin ever...
Record Year For Million-Dollar Rare Coins, Reports Professional Numismatists Guild

Record Year For Million-Dollar Rare Coins, Reports Professional Numismatists Guild

The market for high-grade, rare United States coins soared in 2021. A record 22 U.S. coins sold at auction for $1 million USD or...
Heritage World Coins, Paper Money Auctions Combine to Top $13.8 Million

Chinese Pattern Realizes NGC-Certified World Record $2.16 Million

A vintage Chinese coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) just sold for $2.16 million, setting a world record for an NGC-certified Chinese coin....
Stack’s Bowers December Hong Kong CCO Auction Brings $10 Million+

Stack’s Bowers December Hong Kong CCO Auction Brings $10 Million+

As the world shifts to a more digitized environment, numismatic items that had previously been reserved for live sales at major auctions are crossing...
Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hong Kong Auction Surpasses $30 Million Mark 2nd Consecutive Time

Stack’s Bowers Sells Over $100 Million in World and Ancient Coins in 2021

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries World and Ancient Coins Department is delighted to announce that their sales for 2021 have exceeded $100 million USD, far...
GreatCollections and Heritage Complete $4.75 Million Transaction for Ultra High Relief Gold Coin

GreatCollections and Heritage Complete $4.75 Million Transaction for Ultra High Relief Gold Coin

Iconic Saint-Gaudens issue is considered one of the most desirable and valuable coins in numismatics   One of America’s greatest coins, the 1907 Saint-Gaudens Ultra High...
Over $14.7 Million in U.S. Coins, Currency Sold in Stack’s Bowers November Showcase Auction

Over $14.7 Million in U.S. Coins, Currency Sold in Stack’s Bowers November Showcase Auction

Over $14.7 million in U.S. coins, currency, and Americana was sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in their official auction for the Whitman Coin &...
1790s Rarities, Old West Wonders and Modern Marvels Drive Heritage’s US Coins Auction to $11.4 Million

1790s Rarities, Old West Wonders and Modern Marvels Drive Heritage’s US Coins Auction to...

Heritage Auctions’ November 11-14 US Coins Signature Auction was rich with numismatic must-haves, from the earliest U.S. coins to Old West wonders to modern...
A Carson City $20 Gold Coin Sells for $1.62 Million, Sets World Record

A Carson City $20 Gold Coin Sells for $1.62 Million, Sets World Record

A shoot-out straight out of the Old West drove the final price of a 151-year-old gold coin to a world record Thursday night at...