Steven L. Contursi/Rare Coin Wholesalers

1787 Brasher Doubloon Gold Coin

The unique 1787 Brasher Doubloon he purchased in 2005 was the inspiration for the name of a new brand of wine, Arrow&Branch, just released by well-known professional numismatist and Napa Valley California vineyard owner Steven L. Contursi, President of Rare Coin Wholesalers of Irvine, California.

The eagle on the famous gold coin is depicted clutching arrows in one talon and an olive branch in the other.

"This subsequently was a common design theme on many United States coins, indicating that America wants peace but also has the strength and […]


The finest known U.S. territorial gold coin, the 1854 Kellogg & Co. $20, graded PCGS SP-69, will return to Baltimore for a public exhibit for the first time since it was sold by The John Hopkins University as part of the legendary Garrett Collection more than a quarter century ago. "This is a homecoming.  It’s […]


An image of the finest known 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar, owned and frequently exhibited by Steven L. Contursi, President of Rare Coin Wholesalers of Dana Point, California, may appear on wine bottles.  Contursi recently purchased the “Little Creek” estate vineyard in Napa Valley, California, and wants to use a photo of the Neil/Carter/Contursi dollar […]