Group of NGC-Certified Massachusetts Coins Realizes Over $2.9 Million

Group of NGC-Certified Massachusetts Coins Realizes Over $2.9 Million

A group of 128 rare Massachusetts Colonial coins, nearly all certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC), has realized over $2.9 million in a Heritage Auctions...
'Legendary' 1927-D Double Eagle Offered at Heritage Auction

‘Legendary’ 1927-D Double Eagle Offered at Heritage Auction

August 22-28 event also features collections of James R. McGuigan, Christopher J. Salmon and Tom Bender   In their classic reference Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins...
Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1787 Massachusetts “4C” Half Cent + 1-Page Attribution Guide

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1787 Massachusetts “4C” Half Cent + 1-Page Attribution...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek .....   A comment I have heard in regards to these latest struck fakes is that...

Over $19.8 Million of United States Coins Sold by Stack’s Bowers at 2019 ANA...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the ANA World’ Fair of Money attracted collectors from all over the world to Rosemont, Illinois for...
The Boston Mint and the First Colonial Coins

The Boston Mint and the First Colonial Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   How, as a trade-based colony belonging to the world’s greatest maritime empire, did the Massachusetts Bay Colony begin striking...

CoinWeek IQ – Intro to Colonial State Copper Coinages

Colonial State Coppers by Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Colonial coins and Federal issues are entirely different beasts, and when you’re first getting into colonials,...
Important U.S. Coins, Currency and Americana in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

Important U.S. Coins, Currency and Americana in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce their official auction for the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo, the first such event since the...

Stack’s Bowers Kicks Off March Auction With Over $650,000 in Americana, Colonial Coins

View all lots and bid online in the March 2020 Auction!   Session One of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2020 Auction, showcasing exonumia through colonials,...

Massachusetts Silver Coinage of the 17th Century: An Introduction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #392 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Massachusetts Silver coins were...

Colonial Coins: Higley Coppers Auctioned Over the Last Ten Years

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #222 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" NOT 1787 Connecticut Copper - Jack D. Young

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” NOT 1787 Connecticut Copper

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In this series, I intend to continue to showcase different levels of "counterfeits", using a rather...
Stack's Bowers Galleries to Present Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Present Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack's Bowers Galleries has been selected to sell Sydney F. Martin's many remarkable numismatic collections at public auction over a several-year span, beginning in...

NGC-Certified Brasher Doubloon Realizes a Record $9.36 Million at Partrick Sale

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The finest Brasher Doubloon, graded MS 65★ by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), sold for an astounding $9.36 million USD...

NGC Certifies Two Brasher Doubloons, Other Extreme Rarities From Partrick Collection

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified hundreds of additional selections from the incomparable collection of Donald G. Partrick. Incredibly, this stunning group of coins...
Recently Discovered Finest Known "NE" Massachusetts Shilling Certified by NGC

Recently Discovered Finest Known “NE” Massachusetts Shilling Certified by NGC

The finest known "NE" Massachusetts Shilling, which was recently certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC), is part of a Morton and Eden sale this...

Willow Tree Silver Coins of Massachusetts: The Second Type of Coin Struck in the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #269 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Language and the Successful Circulation of Money in the United States

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Prior to the adoption of the United States dollar with the Mint Act of 1792, the...

E Pluribus Unum Collection Pt 2 Realizes $1.1 Million+ at Stack’s Bowers Nov. 2020...

Built over more than half a century, the E Pluribus Unum Collection is replete with coins and medals of superb rarity and quality, many...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Colonial Coinage

Colonial coins offer a combination of rarity, historical value and affordability By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My last article mentioned my first...

Coins, Other Contents of Boston Time Capsule Revealed (UPDATED MARCH 28)

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE: According to the Boston Museum of Fine Art's Patrick McMahon, the time capsule will be reburied some time...

Horses and Torses: Collecting New Jersey Coppers as Illustrated by the E Pluribus Unum...

By Kyle Knapp for PCGS ......   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries sale of the E Pluribus Unum Collection of New Jersey Coppers in Baltimore in November...

New York Copper Coins and Patterns in the Kendall Collection

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #270 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The History of Stack’s –...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Stack's Turns 50 1983 was a super year for Stack's. As the markets got stronger, old-time collectors...
Stack’s Bowers Announces Sale of the Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack’s Bowers Announces Sale of the Sydney F. Martin Collection

One of the Most Significant Cabinets of the Modern Era   For three decades, Sydney F. Martin was a preeminent figure in American numismatics. He served...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Finest Certified Immunis Columbia Copper

The 1787 Immunis Columbia, with the Eagle reverse, is a mysterious issue that has puzzled numismatists since the earliest days of the hobby. In The...
Extraordinary New Jersey Coppers From the Donald G. Partrick Collection at Heritage

Extraordinary New Jersey Coppers From the Donald G. Partrick Collection at Heritage

The Donald G. Partrick Collection of Extraordinary Colonial Coinage Featuring New Jersey Coppers promises to strike a chord with specialists across every colonial collecting...

Heritage Auctions – Bermuda Coinage – Sommer Islands Threepence

The Sommer Islands coinage was produced in England circa 1616 for use in the British colony now known as Bermuda. The coins were authorized...
Higley Coppers: The Talking Coins of Connecticut

Higley Coppers: The Talking Coins of Connecticut

By Austin Andrews for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The written word enables coins—otherwise silent objects—to speak out, declare, and demand, sometimes on their own...

Infamous “NE” Pine Tree Shilling Featured in Stack’s Bowers November 2019 Baltimore Auction

Pine Tree shilling by James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Featured in Stack's Bowers November 2019 Baltimore Auction is a remarkable 1652 Pine...

U.S. Colonial Coin Profile: Finest Certified Sommer Islands Small Portholes Sixpence

Known as the Bermuda Islands today, the Sommer Islands were uninhabited until discovered and eventually settled by means of a series of shipwrecks. The...