An extremely rare example of the prized 1907 Ultra High Relief double eagle sold for $1,057,500 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $27.5+ million US Coins Signature® Auction, held in Philadelphia, Aug. 2-5. All prices include 17.5% Buyer’s Premium.
The Ultra High Relief double eagle in this auction is distinctive because of its 1906 Style edge lettering, in a Sans Serif Font, with stars between each of the letters of E PLURIBUS UNUM [...]
The two finest collections of circulation strike Walking Liberty half dollars in the PCGS Set RegistrySM and the only known complete set of 1910 matte proof U.S. gold coins will be displayed at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo, September 6 – 8, 2012. The show will be open to the public in the Long Beach, California Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave.
The "Walker Showdown" in the special Collectibles Display area showcases the top two registry sets in the category [...]
A unique dime went under the hammer Thursday night and sold for a record $1.84 million.
The rare coin was offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries, the official auctioneer of the Philadelphia ANA World’s Fair of Money [...]
The world’s leader in rare coin authentication and grading — Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) — has opened a new corporate office and grading center in Hong Kong.
PCGS also will be accepting submissions from collectors and dealers at the Hong Kong International Coin Convention & Antique Watch Fair (HICC) at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile in Kowloon, August 24 – 26, 2012 [...]
Hundreds of rare coins certified by Professional Coin Grading Service will be featured in the four auctions conducted before and during the August 2012 Hong Kong International Coin Convention & Antique Watch Fair (HICC).
The first auction will be conducted by Rarehouse Auction Ltd. at the Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel, 3 Canton Road, Harbour City, Kowloon, on August 18 and 19, 2012 [...]
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), the world’s largest third party coin grading company, will be unveiling a remarkable display of rare and important coins and medals at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia, Pa., August 7 through 11, 2012.
The most anticipated coin on display is Walter Perschke’s Brasher Doubloon, the first United States gold coin, valued at $10 million [...]
Two unusual and extremely rare Philadelphia Mint proof coins — an 1802-dated "novodel" silver dollar and a 1907 Ultra High Relief, Sans Serif Edge Saint-Gaudens double eagle — are among the highlights of the Heritage Auctions Philadelphia Signature® U.S. Coin auction featuring Platinum Night™, Aug. 2-5 [...]
Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted the Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo on June 27-29, an impressive sale that realized $10,929,460.
The auction featured coins from several major collections, including the Land of Smiles Collection of Liberty Nickels, Selections from the Anne Kate Collection, the Winecrest Collection Part II, the Walking Liberty Tribute Collection, and much more [...]
The Dec. 27, 1904 letter in which President Teddy Roosevelt likely first used the words "atrocious hideousness" — a phrase that he used elsewhere at later dates — to describe America’s coinage will be sold as part of Heritage Auctions’ Aug. 2-3 Philadelphia U.S. Coins Signature® Auction.
It is in the same important missive that Roosevelt also broaches the subject of having Augustus Saint-Gaudens re-design the $20 and $10 gold pieces, setting in motion a renaissance in American numismatics [...]
The finest-graded specimen of America’s "most beautiful coin," the MCMVII (1907) Proof Ultra High Relief double eagle graded Proof-69 by PCGS, crossed the auction block on the evening of Friday, June 29, 2012.
A price of $2,760,000 had been won with the fall of the hammer at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo [...]