Jeff Garrett: Consider Collecting Colonial Coins

The possibilities for collecting colonial coinage are as endless as the coins are fascinating   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A few weeks...

NGC Releases Image Gallery, Video for Partrick Collection

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has updated its image gallery of the Donald G. Partrick Collection with more than 1,000 additional coins, tokens, and medals,...

Colonial Coin Highlights – Rare Noe 3-E Willow Tree Shilling, VF35

Willow Tree shillings are among the rarest Massachusetts silver pieces. The coins are believed to have been struck between 1653 and 1660, although some...

New Jersey Coppers: Engraver Walter Mould Leaves His Mark

By Gordon Wrubel for for PCGS ......   In 1881 Dr. Edward Maris published his comprehensive study of the New Jersey copper die varieties. These were...

Heritage Auction October Dallas Signature Sale Closing Wednesday

On October 14-18, two rarity-filled auctions will prompt five busy days at Heritage Auction's Dallas World Headquarters. Signature floor sessions are scheduled Wednesday through Friday,...
Colonial Coin Expert Sydney Martin to Receive ANS 2020 Huntington Award

Colonial Coin Expert Sydney Martin to Receive ANS 2020 Huntington Award

The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to bestow upon Mr. Sydney Martin the 2020 Archer M. Huntington Award in recognition...

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...
Heritage Auction

Three Platinum Sessions Highlight Heritage FUN Signature Auction

Although Florida United Numismatists (FUN) canceled January's Expo in Orlando, Heritage's full slate of auctions change only in their date and location. Heritage will...

Numismatic Expert Kevin Vinton to Join Stack’s Bowers Galleries Team

Stack’s Bowers Galleries (SBG) is pleased to announce that Kevin Vinton, respected expert, dealer, and auctioneer in United States colonial coinage and early federal...

Colonial Coin Collectors Club Names New Publication Award in Honor of Sydney Martin

By American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Colonial Coin Collectors Club (C4) Board of Directors announced the creation of the Sydney F. Martin Numismatic Publication...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
Incredible U.S. Coin Rarities Offered in Stack’s Bowers June 2022 Auction

Incredible U.S. Coin Rarities Offered in Stack’s Bowers June 2022 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to present their June 2022 Showcase Auction of United States Coins and Numismatic Americana, the official Auction for the...
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...
'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...
Stack’s Bowers Announces Auction Schedule for Sydney F. Martin Collection Part II

Stack’s Bowers Announces Auction Schedule for Sydney F. Martin Collection Part II

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the Sydney F. Martin Collection Part II will be held at the 2022 Whitman Coin & Collectibles...
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...
Mint State Massachusetts NE Shilling in Stack's Bowers 2022 Winter Auction

Mint State Massachusetts NE Shilling in Stack’s Bowers 2022 Winter Auction

By Christopher Maisano - Numismatist, Stack's Bower Galleries ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to be offering an exceptionally attractive and original Mint State example...
Stack’s Bowers Announces Sale of the Sydney F. Martin Collection

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

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will present the second installment in the sale of the vast Sydney F. Martin Collection of early American coins, tokens, medals,...
Colonial, Gold Rarities Highlight the Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Colonial, Gold Rarities Highlight the Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their Winter 2022 Showcase Auction, the Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Winter Expo. The...
Colonial and Early Copper Coin Heritage Auction December 19

Colonial and Early Copper Coin Heritage Auction December 19

The December 19 Showcase auction from Heritage Auctions focuses on a selection of Colonial coinage and early US Mint copper issues, all ready to...