Heritage Auctions

1799-P Bolivia World CoinHeritage Auctions has announced that it is expanding its World Coins category to include Weekly Internet-Only Auctions at HA.com/WorldCoins, ending its practice of Monthly Internet World Coin Auctions.

The first world coin auction will start on Thursday, July 5, at 10 pm CT, continuing through the following Thursday, July 12. The next week’s auction will commence immediately after […]

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1879 Flowing Hair Stella graded PR64 by PCGSCollectors had American gold rarities on their minds May 31-June 3 at the Long Beach Convention Center during Heritage Auctions’ $12.67 million U.S. Coins Signature® Auction, as an 1879 $4 Flowing Hair, Judd-1635, Pollock-1833, PR64 PCGS rose to the top of the auction with a final price realized of $184,000.

Two coins tied for the second and third spots in the auction’s top tier: a rare and beautiful 1887 $10 PR65 Cameo NGC […]

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1879 Flowing Hair Stella graded PR64 by PCGSClassic coin rarities and a few unexpected treasures are among the highlights of the upcoming Heritage Auctions Long Beach Signature® U.S. Coin auction, May 31-June 3.

The proof four dollar gold pieces, or "Stellas," in the auction are the perfect illustration of this mix. There are three of the famous patterns in the auction, two of the familiar Judd-1635 1879 Flowing Hair type in gold […]

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1792 Silver Center CentOne of the most historic coins struck by the early U.S. Mint, a 1792 Judd-1 Silver Center cent pattern, MS61 Brown PCGS, headlines the Heritage Auctions April 2012 Central States Signature® U.S. Coin Auction in Schaumburg, IL, April 18-20, with Platinum Night™ offerings on April 19.

The 1792 Silver Center cents were experimental pieces designed by Chief Coiner Henry Voigt to remedy a flaw in the Mint Act of 1792: the official weight for one cent coins would have made them too large and heavy for practical use. Voigt suggested a […]

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Fr. 1179 $20 1905 Gold CertificateHeritage Auctions, the official auctioneer of the Central States Numismatic Society Show, will offer more than 3,400 lots of rare and collectible currency as part of its Signature® Currency Auction being held April 18-20, in Schaumburg, IL and on April 22.

The lots will be offered in four floor sessions, along with one session presented online only. The Signature portion of the auction contains 1,800+ lots. A wide variety of material will be offered during Session One of the […]

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Ancient Judaean CoinsA trio of historic Judaean coins realized nearly $3 million on March 8-9 as part of The Shoshana Collection of Ancient Judaean Coin, offered by Heritage Auctions in a special event at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (Ukrainian Institute of America).

The collection, consisting of more than 1,800 coins in total, is expected to realize more than $10 million over multiple auctions this year, the first of which began with this auction […]

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1808 quarter eagleA variety of 19th century rarities — from an 1808 quarter eagle to an 1839-O branch mint proof half dollar and a historic1860 Mormon five dollar coin — highlight Heritage Auctions’ Feb. 2-5, 2012 Long Beach U.S. Coins Signature® Auction.

The Heritage Long Beach event also features a Currency Signature® Auction, on Feb. 3, with a beautiful and valuable Fr. 1219e $1000 1907 Gold Certificate PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 and an exceptional Fr. 168 $100 1869 Legal Tender PCGS Extremely Fine 45 leading the offerings […]

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South African bronze 1928 pattern sovereignA unique South African bronze 1928 pattern sovereign, graded Matte Proof 64 by NGC, brought $184,000 as the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ $10.7+ million Jan. 2-3 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel held as part of the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). All prices include 19.5% Buyer’s Premium.

"South African numismatics are quite hot and the prices in this auction show that, led by this beautiful pattern sovereign," said Cristiano Bierrenbach, Vice President of Heritage Auctions […]

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1793 Chain CentAn extraordinary 1793 S-4 Chain Cent, MS65 Brown PCGS — a coin whose origins can be traced back to the very earliest days of America’s first mint — brought $1.38 million, and a crush of national and international media attention, as one of the top two lots in Heritage Auctions’ $55.8+ million Jan. 4-6 Orlando, FL U.S. Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature® Auction, part of Heritage’s $64+ million combined FUN Coin and Currency events. All prices include 15% Buyer’s Premium.

"This amazing 1793 Chain cent, the Cleneay-Atwater-Eliasberg Specimen and the plate coin in Walter Breen’s Encyclopedia of Early United States Cents 1793-1814," said Jim Halperin, Co-Founder of Heritage Auctions […]

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Plain Edge 1795 S-79 Large CentA possibly unique “Plain Edge” 1795 one cent piece, Fair 2 PCGS, S-79 will be a featured coin during Heritage Auctions’ Jan. 5 Platinum night festivities as part of the company’s U.S. Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction, Jan. 3-8, in Orlando, FL.

"This is a genuine 1795 cent from the dies of S-79," said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions. "There’s been some debate regarding a suitable name for this piece. While S-79 is known as the ‘Reeded Edge’ large cent, this piece shows no trace of edge reeding. It’s possibly a plain edge planchet that was […]

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