Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Henry Miller Collection

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #32 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I. FUN Auctions Two weeks ago, I...

Malibu Collection Part II Anchors Bowers and Merena’s January 2011 Rarities...

Our January 2011 Rarities Sale will be presenting a wide selection of United States, Colonial and Territorial coins which range from affordable collector coins to world-renowned absolute and condition pieces

Three Big Rarities Offered at FUN Auctions

For the past few years, arguably the main annual event for the rare coin market has been the massive Heritage auctions at the Florida United Numismatists convention, a major coin show that will take place during the first week of the new year

NGC Certifies Historic Cache of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles

NGC has certified a very interesting group of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles that have remained in the possession of a family since prior to World War II. When purchased in Europe last month, their unusual history was revealed to the buyer.

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Malibu Collection of Proof Liberty...

Bowers and Merena will auction the second part of the Malibu Collection, among other consignments. The focus here is on Malibu's collection of Proof Liberty Seated Quarters dating from 1863 to 1891.

Coin Profile 1804 Bust Quarter, Single Finest Certified B-1, Ex: Colonel...

At the time of his death--with a total estate valued at more than $40 million--his coin collection was valued at an estimated $5 million, along with a stamp collection worth $3.5 million.

Which Civil War Gold Coins Will Be Promoted in 2011?

I don’t consider myself to be a real pro when it comes to rare coin promotion but even I know a no-brainer when I...

Jim O’Neal Collection of $5 Indians Readies for Auction in Heritage...

Finest known 1909-O half eagle headlines the Jan. 6 Platinum Night auction of this PCGS Registry Set All-Time Finest in Tampa, FL The finest collectible...

The Finest New Orleans Double Eagle Gold Coin to be Sold...

The upcoming 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction features what is probably the finest New Orleans twenty of any...

The Fab Five Type Three $20 Liberty Head Double Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com There are five ultra-low mintage Type Three Liberty Head double eagles that were produced for circulation during the 1880’s and...

Unique 1943 Bronze Cents Set To Be Displayed at the FUN...

The first-ever public display of the one-of-a-kind set of 1943 bronze Lincoln cents from the Denver, Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints will be hosted...

The Record-Setting Sale of an 1875 Half Eagle: What Does it...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com In the Bowers and Merena November 2010 Baltimore auction, a business strike 1875 half eagle sold without a lot of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The B&M Auction of the Malibu...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #27 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I. The Malibu Collection In Baltimore,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Stack’s auction of the W. L....

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins and coin markets #26 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The current topic is the W. L. Carson collection,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The CoinFest, Washlady Dollar, 1861-O $20...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #25 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I. The CoinFest The fourth annual...

Coin Profile: Norweb Specimen of the 1796 15 Stars Small Eagle...

A Prooflike NGC MS-63; Tied for Condition Census #3 The Half Dollars that the United States Mint delivered in 1797 differed from the previous issues...

Coin Discovery: New Variety Discovered -1878 Vam 852010

A New die marriage for the 1878 Morgan Dollar had been discovered by Kenneth Robb, a collector whose primary interest center around Vam...

Coin Market: Generics slow to match gains of gold, silver

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report First published in the November 8, 2010, issue of Coin World Some of the coins that one would...

Coin Profile: Roman Finish 1909 Half Eagle Gold Coin

The proof five dollar coinage of 1907 through 1909 provides quite an object lesson in the evolution of Mint technology and consumer tastes. The...

Bowers and Merena Nov Baltimore Coin Auction Features over 3500 Lots

Bowers and Merena will conduct the official auction of the November 2010 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo. Scheduled for November 4-5 at the...

W. Philip Keller Colonoal Coin Collection Leads Heritage COINFEST Auction

Locked in a Pennsylvania vault for 43 years, one of the most comprehensive collections of colonial and early American coins ever to reach public...

Gold Dominates Coin Market as Records Fall

By Steve Roach First published in the Nov. 1, 2010, issue of Coin World Gold is currently the engine that is driving the rare coin market. It...

US Gold Coins: AU58 New Orleans Eagles – A Case...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com Take two 1842-O Liberty Head eagles in NGC AU58. One is worth $11,500 and gets multiple orders on my...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Coins Minted After 1934 tend to...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #23 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week's column was about dealer...

The Gold, Silver and Rare Coin Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics - Below is a portion of the most recent Legend Market Report GOLD This is hard for us to believe...

A Numismatically Significant 1859-D Quarter Eagle

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently bought and sold a seemingly innocuous 1859-D quarter eagle that had a great degree of numismatic significance. Before I explain...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Modern Coins

News and Analysis on coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #24 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The purpose this week is to put...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Coins Minted After 1934 tend to...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #23 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week's column was about dealer...

Three Cent Silver – Three Cent Silver, Type 1, 1851-1853

Description: Called a trime in some Treasury Department records, the three cent silver coin was the smallest ever issued by the U.S. in terms of...

Three Cent Silver – Three Cent Silver, Type 2, 1854-1858

Description: Though the initial production of three cent silver coins helped meet the need for small denomination circulating coins, the greater problem of rising silver...