Shipwrecked coins from the Spanish 1715 Plate Fleet will be offered for the first time, including more than 200 gold pieces recovered during last year’s 300th anniversary of the hurricane that felled most of the ships.
The convoy loaded with New World treasure set sail from Havana, Cuba to Spain on July 24, 1715. In the early hours of July 31, a hurricane sank 11 of the fleet’s 12 ships off the eastern coast of Florida […]
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has a deal for the winning designer of the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins.
If he or she agrees to individually hand-sign NGC labels, the coin authenticating and grading company will offer the artist $10,000, doubling the awarded prize money given by the United States Mint […]
Two early American cents sold for a combined $869,500 in a sales event that was held in conjunction with the ANA World’s Fair of Money, Heritage Auctions announced on Aug. 11.
A 1792 Silver Center Cent, named for a small silver plug added to its center to make its melt value equal its face value, realized $352,500 […]
A newly discovered, dual-plugged 1795 Flowing Hair silver dollar will cross the auction block this August at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim, California.
Authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and graded AU53, this first-of-its-kind rarity has two distinct silver plugs […]
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded its 35 millionth coin, and is the first third-party coin grading service to reach the landmark figure, according to a company news release published on Friday, June 10.
NGC graded nearly five million coins in the last two years alone, having hit the 30-million mark in mid-April 2014 […]
The Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo is set for the convention center in Long Beach, California from June 9 to 11.
Heritage Auctions, the official auctioneer of the show, will present an array of coin rarities in their signature event held June 8 to 12 […]
The fourth auction of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, named the "Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part IV," realized $16,749,038.
Part IV was presented jointly by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s in New York City on May 24. Its more than $16.7 million total […]
Spencer Kinkelaar of Morrow, Ohio is the winner of the Professional Numismatists Guild’s 2016 Young Numismatist Scholarship competition.
Courtesy of PNG, Kinkelaar can attend one of the week-long 2016 ANA Summer Seminar sessions in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The PNG scholarship will cover airfare and tuition […]
Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is reducing the price of its crossover service at the upcoming February show in Long Beach, California.
Collectors at the show can submit coins that have been previously certified by other third-party grading companies, and if they do not meet PCGS standards and are not crossed over, the fee is reduced to $10 […]
A record number of 17 U.S. rare coins sold for at least $1 million last year and a combined total of more than $439 million in U.S. coins sold at major public auctions in 2015, according to the Professional Numismatists Guild.
PNG noted that the record number surpassed the previous high of 12 U.S. coins that sold for $1 million or more in 2014 […]