A Big Move for a Small Coin: The Legend of John Jay Pittman’s “Statue of Liberty” Bidding Strategy

A Big Move for a Small Coin: The Legend of John Jay Pittman’s “Statue...

By Ron Guth .....   Once upon a time, long before the COVID pandemic, and well before the internet took much of the business online, rare...
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...

Eliasberg 1927-D Saint Sold for Nearly $3.1 Million by Witter Coin

Described as “quite a spectacular coin,” the second-finest-known 1927-D Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle has been sold for nearly $ 3,090,000 by Witter Coin of San...
World's Most Valuable and Famous Rare Coin, 1933 Double Eagle, at ANA World's Fair of Money

World’s Most Valuable and Famous Rare Coin, 1933 Double Eagle, at ANA World’s Fair...

First public display of this historic coin since its $18.9 million record-shattering auction, courtesy of its anonymous new owner and GreatCollections   The world's most valuable...
PCGS Encapsulates Legendary 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

PCGS Encapsulates Legendary 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

The world’s most valuable coin was sold by Sotheby’s in June 2021 for nearly $19 million   The 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, which broke an all-time...
Douglas Winter Numismatics Sells Finest Known 1854-C Quarter Eagle

Douglas Winter Numismatics Sells Finest Known 1854-C Quarter Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN), located in Portland, Oregon, recently sold the single finest known example of the...
1891 Double Eagle Rarity at Stack's Bowers August 2021 ANA World's Fair of Money Auction

1891 Double Eagle Rarity Featured in Stack’s Bowers August 2021 World’s Fair of Money...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Beginning in 1877, the denomination listed on the double eagle was expanded from TWENTY D. to...
Exceptional Mint State 1927-S Saint Gaudens $20 Featured in Stack's Bowers August 2021 Auction

Exceptional Mint State 1927-S Saint Gaudens $20 Featured in Stack’s Bowers August 2021 Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   For the numismatist assembling a set of Saint-Gaudens double eagles, the later issues present a formidable...
Unique Wass Molitor $20 Gold Featured in August GreatCollections Auction

Unique Wass Molitor $20 Gold Featured in August GreatCollections Auction

The California territorial is one of the great rarities of the pioneer series   GreatCollections has been selected to auction the unique 1855 Wass Molitor Twenty...
First Display in Nearly a Decade of Rare 1921 Roman Finish Proof Saint-Gaudens $20

First Display in Nearly a Decade of Rare 1921 Roman Finish Proof Saint-Gaudens $20

The 1921 Proof Double Eagle discovered in 2006 and the recently discovered 1854-S Half Eagle will both be exhibited at the 2021 Summer FUN...
1933 Double Eagle Demolishes Record, Sells for $18.9 Million

1933 Double Eagle Demolishes Record, Sells for $18.9 Million

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   On Tuesday, June 8, Sotheby's set an auction record for a rare coin that would have been inconceivable even days...

So… What’s the Third Rarest No Motto New Orleans Eagle in High Grades?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   It’s pretty obvious to specialists that the two rarest No Motto New Orleans eagle $10 gold coins...
CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp)

CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp)

 CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

The One That Got Away: Only 1933 Double Eagle That Can Be Owned to...

Today, most collectible coins are certified before they are sold at auction. The complete process of certification — authentication, grading, and encapsulation in a...
CAC Verifies Grade of Stuart Weitzman 1933 Double Eagle

CAC Verifies Grade of Stuart Weitzman 1933 Double Eagle

Venerable auction house Sotheby’s is pleased to announce that John Albanese of CAC (Certified Acceptance Corporation) has verified as meeting its strict grading criteria,...
PCGS Around the World – An 1859-O United States Double Eagle Appears in Europe

PCGS Around the World – An 1859-O United States Double Eagle Appears in Europe

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Discoveries of rarities, especially in the United States gold coin series, can occur in Paris submissions as tons of...

PCGS Certifies Ultra-Rare 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle Gold Coin

Professional Coin Grading Service Grades the Only Legally Obtainable 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, to be Sold by Sotheby’s in June 2021   Professional Coin Grading Service...

Historic 1822 Half Eagle Sold for $8.4 Million in Stack’s Bowers March 2021 Auction

The finest known 1822 half eagle sold for $8.4 million USD in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, setting a new...

Important Collections of U.S. Coins, Paper Money Featured in Stack’s Bowers March 2021 Las...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, the firm’s first Showcase event for Americana and United States coins and paper...

1933 Double Eagle to be Auctioned by Sotheby’s

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Well, CoinWeek's recently-published 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle story will need an update now that the New York Times...

Top Pop 1849 Liberty Head $2.50 Featured in Stack’s Bowers March Las Vegas Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The 1849 quarter eagle is a rare and underrated Philadelphia Mint issue from the early days...
Record Year For Million-Dollar Rare Coins, Reports Professional Numismatists Guild

United States 1933 Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The 1933 double eagle $20 gold coin is one of American Numismatics' most notorious coins. Only...

Landmark 1822 Half Eagle to be Offered in Stack’s Bowers March 2021 Auction

Only Specimen in Private Hands   Stack’s Bowers Galleries will present at public auction the finest known 1822 half eagle, the D. Brent Pogue Collection coin....
PCGS-Graded 1804 Draped Bust Eagle Takes $5.28 Million at Heritage Auction

PCGS-Graded 1804 Draped Bust Eagle Takes $5.28 Million at Heritage Auction

Strong Prices Achieved for Other PCGS-Certified Rarities   Many important rare coins graded by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) fetched record-breaking prices and hammered other notable...
United States 1870-S $3 Gold Coin

United States 1870-S $3 Gold Coin

By CoinWeek IQ .....   A great numismatic rarity was interred in the northeast cornerstone of the second San Francisco Mint on May 25, 1870, during...

Quarter Eagle Gold Coins Highlight Latest David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Auction #1148 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 325 coins - including...
Heritage Auctions US Coins

Over $10 Million in Coins Sold in Two Dallas Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auction's mid-October sales of US coins are in the book, and when everything was complete, every lot in both auctions sold, and more...

Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction Features Rare Mint State 1852-O Double Eagle

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Even though the New Orleans Mint had produced double eagles in both 1850 and 1851, the...

The Circulation Strike 1841 $2.50 Little Princess Quarter Eagle

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The 1841 $2.50 “Little Princess” Quarter Eagle symbolizes one of the most controversial numismatic reclassifications in recent years. A coin...

Rare Gem 1932 Double Eagle Gold Coin Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, September 27, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1932 Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle, graded MS-65+ by PCGS and approved...