Heritage Auctions Awarded the Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of Gold Coins and Patterns

Heritage Auctions Awarded the Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of Gold Coins and Patterns

Proceeds from the auction, which begins in the fall, to benefit Dallas nonprofits working with children, homeless people, the hungry and more   Heritage Auctions announced...
Jeff Garrett: Collecting Barber Coinage

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Barber Coinage

A basic set of Barber coins can be easy to assemble, but there are ways to make it more of a challenge   By Jeff Garrett...
Strong Results for Legend Regency Auction 51 Early Dollar, Pattern Collections

Strong Results for Legend Regency Auction 51 Early Dollar, Pattern Collections

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ (LRCA) Regency 51, featuring the first parts of the Dale Friend Collection and Glorious Patterns Collection, took place on the...
United States Dollars - Gobrecht Dollar 1836-1839

United States Dollars – Gobrecht Dollar 1836-1839

The suspension of silver dollar production was lifted in 1831 under United States Mint Director Samuel Moore, enabling the resumption of the mintage of...
Heralded Simpson Collection Returns for Heritage's Central States US Coins Event

Heralded Simpson Collection Returns for Heritage’s Central States US Coins Event

Warren, Long Island and Fred Weinberg collections also among top attractions May 4-8   For some collectors, the more fertile the mine, the greater the treasure...
Harry W. Bass, Jr. Gold Coin Exhibit Departs ANA Money Museum

Harry W. Bass, Jr. Gold Coin Exhibit Departs ANA Money Museum

Greatest U.S. Gold Coin Collection Ever Assembled to be Sold at Auction   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation announced...
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...
Unique Simpson Collection Gold Pattern Coins Come to Market

Unique Simpson Collection Gold Pattern Coins Come to Market

One-Of-A-Kind $10 1863 Judd-349 Worth $1,250,000 Highlights Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency Auction 51 $20 1865 Judd-452 Available For Private Sale At $5,500,000 Through Legend...

The “Common” 1875 $10 Eagle Pattern Coin

By Leo Frese - Independent Numismatic Consultant, LeoFreseCoins.com ......   A few years ago, an East Coast gentleman consigned his collection for me to market. Among...
1879 Flowing Hair Stella Leads Heritage US Coins Event Above $5 Million

1879 Flowing Hair Stella Leads Heritage US Coins Event Above $5 Million

1863 Seated Dollar once owned by MLB Hall of Famer Andre Dawson also reaches six figures   A spectacular 1879 Flowing Hair stella drew nearly four...
Prestwick Collection of Carson City Rarities Among Top Draws in Heritage US Coin Auction

Prestwick Collection of Carson City Rarities Among Top Draws in Heritage US Coin Auction

Pacific Rim, Charles Link and N.E. Lincoln also among featured collections   When the hammer falls for the final time in Heritage Auctions’ US Coins Signature...
Q. David Bowers: Earliest Federal Coinage Was Hidden in an Old Desk

Q. David Bowers: Earliest Federal Coinage Was Hidden in an Old Desk

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   This story begins in 1783, when a remarkable group of pattern coins was struck: the 5-unit...
1878 Morgan $10 Pattern Struck in Gold Offered in Heritage ANA Signature Auction

1878 Morgan $10 Pattern Struck in Gold Offered in Heritage ANA Signature Auction

George T. Morgan's 1878 $10 pattern in gold, Judd-1581, is one of the rarest issues in the U.S. pattern series. Only two examples of...
Major US Rarities and Key Coins at ANA Heritage Platinum Night and Signature Auction

Major US Rarities and Key Coins at ANA Heritage Platinum Night and Signature Auction

Heritage Auction's August 18-22 ANA Signature Auction of US Coins is open for bidding. This auction features an exceptional gathering of numismatic delicacies, sure...
Fifth 1922 Modified High Relief Peace Dollar Pattern Discovered and Certified by NGC

Fifth 1922 Modified High Relief Peace Dollar Pattern Discovered and Certified by NGC

New research shines a light on a Peace Dollar experiment that produced coins likely still waiting to be found   When David Lange, Research Director at...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – Regency Auction 45

Are you ready? Regency Auction 45 is now done being cataloged, and we have posted our watchlist. This is one of our most diverse sales...

US Coin Pattern – 1913 Buffalo Nickel

Mint documents indicate that Philadelphia Mint Superintendent John Landis informed Mint Director George Roberts on March 3, 1913, that 17 pattern Buffalo nickels had...

PCGS Hosts Simpson Half Dollar and Stella Patterns At World’s Fair of Money

Two superb sets from The Bob Simpson U.S. Pattern Collection, the Morgan half dollar patterns of 1877 and $4 Stellas in all metals, will...
1877 Half Union Pattern in Gilt Copper

1877 Half Union Pattern in Gilt Copper

The 1877 fifty dollar patterns, named half unions, were struck in both Large and Small Head varieties, both types using a common reverse. One...

Flying Eagle and Indian Cent Reference Book Goes Digital. VIDEO: 2:20.

Richard Snow - Eagle Eye Rare Coin Interviewer: David Lisot - CoinWeek.com .....   Rick Snow is an acknowledged expert in Flying Eagle and Indian Head cents....

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. 500 Unit Silver Pattern of 1783 (Type 2...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #160 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   * * * During...

Pattern Coins: 1852 PG$1 Gold Dollar, Judd-145

1852 Ring Dollar in Gold, Judd-145, Thin Planchet PR68 Cameo, Finest Certified The United States Mint experimented with pattern gold dollars in 1852, producing those...