This fabled nickel was recovered from a fatal car crash and then unsuspectingly kept in a Virginia closet [...]
A 1793 Wreath Cent, Vine and Bars, SP66 Brown NGC is among the important early coinage in Heritage Auctions' Oct. 18 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Auction, taking place at the Dallas Convention Center in conjunction with the ANA's National Money ShowSM, Oc. 18-19 [...]
A 107-year old $5 bill from Fairbanks, Alaska originally given to the city's namesake, former U.S. Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks, is expected to sell for $200,000 or more in an auction of rare currency on October 18, 2012.
The historic note is printed with serial number one and it has been in the family's possession since Charles W. Fairbanks received it from the First National Bank of Fairbanks when it was issued in 1905 [...]
More than 1,600 lots of graphically stunning and significant currency, from every country in the world, will take center stage at the Long Beach Convention Center, Sept. 6-7, as Heritage Auctions presents its first World Paper Money Signature® Auction.
The auction includes a large selection of British commonwealth and Canadian notes, including an [...]
The Phillip Clover Collection of U.S. Large Cents, a near-complete set of early large cents by Sheldon die variety, will give collectors a chance to obtain some of the rarest, most prized issues of early copper coinage in existence.
The collection leads off the Heritage Auctions September Long Beach Signature® U.S. Coin Auction, Sept. 6-9 at the Long Beach Convention Center [...]
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 first winners were announced in late July, and all winning essays can be read at HA.com/YNessay. Contest rules can also be found there [...]
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 [...]
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 1838-O Reeded Edge half dollar is one of the classic rarities in U.S. coinage, from a tiny mintage of "not more than 20 pieces," and now aficionados of the rare variety have a chance to deepen their knowledge of the fabled coins with Heritage Auctions' new booklet, "The Surprising History of the 1838-O Half Dollar," by David Stone, Mark Van Winkle and edited by James Halperin [...]
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