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Silver Tetradrachm of Naxos in SicilyA spectacular silver tetradrachm of Naxos in Sicily, struck circa 415 BC, brought $174,800 and a gold medallion of the Roman Emperor Constantius II fetched $126,500 at the Heritage-Gemini auction of ancient coins, Thursday, April 14, in conjunction with the Chicago International Coin Fair in Rosemont, IL. All prices quoted include the 15% buyer’s premium.

With ancient coins leading the way, the three-day series of auctions conducted by Heritage topped $9.6 million, nearly doubling results from the 2010 CICF sales and […]

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Heritage June 2011 Long Beach Auction Coin HighlightsSilver dollars and golden treasures are among the most important highlights of Heritage Auctions’ Official Auction of the June 2011 Long Beach Expo, with floor sessions held June 2-3 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA.

"For more than a decade, Heritage has been the Official Auctioneer of the Long Beach Expo," said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage. "We’ve put together another great catalog for this year’s summer installment with close to 2300 lots ready to cross the auction block." […]

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1914 San Francisco Serial Number One Red NoteHeritage Auctions’ 2011 April Rosemont Central States Signature Currency Auction #3513, held in Chicago, IL, April 27-May 2 – in conjunction with the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) Convention, realized $6.2 million – including the non-floor session held on May 2. All prices include a 15% Buyer’s Premium.

Highlights from Session One included a number of World notes that brought strong prices, with a lovely blue and purple specimen Israel Anglo-Palestine Bank Limited £50 […]

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Proof 1870 Type Two TwentyA stunning 1870 Type Two $20, PR65 Ultra Cameo NGC, CAC — one of only four or five specimens confirmed in collector’s hands — brought $345,000 as the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ $23.9+ million April 27-30 CSNS Signature® & Platinum Night U.S. Coin Auction, held in conjunction with the annual Central States Numismatic Society Convention in Rosemont, IL.

"Rare gold was the dominant theme of Platinum Night at CSNS," said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions. "Fully nine of the top 10 lots were gold rarities and, overall, prices took a jump across the board last week […]

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Al PinkallAs part of its continuing expansion, Heritage Auctions of Dallas, New York and Beverly Hills, has acquired Gold Rarities Gallery of Bedford, New Hampshire, and the firm’s President, Al Pinkall, has joined Heritage as Director, Numismatic Sales Department.

A collector since childhood, Pinkall has been a full-time professional coin dealer for 25 years with extensive experience in high-grade and proof classic U.S. coins. In 2010, he acquired the rare coin and precious metal assets of another New England dealership, Ed Lee Certified Coins […]

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1928 Chinese Auto Dollar CoinThe Heritage Signature® World & Ancient Coins Auction, held April 14-18 in Rosemont, IL, realized more than $9.6 million.

A 1928 Chinese "Auto Dollar" Year 17 KM-Y428, L&M-609, AU58 PCGS brought $74,750 — a record price for the type — as one of the top lots at the event which was held in conjunction with the Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF), an auction dominated by record prices on Chinese rarities.

The total prices realized are nearly double the total realized at CICF 2010, and translate into an overall sell-through rate of 93% by value and 97% by lot totals […]

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1904 $20 US Gold CoinHeritage Auctions has issued a Client Advisory to its bidder-members recommending owners of gold bullion coins take action based on the current low premium prices for pre-1933 U.S. gold coins.

"Hundred-year-old U.S. eagles and double eagles can be bought right now for premiums as low as 8 to 12%, while common U.S. Eagles minted last week wholesale at about 3% over melt," said Jim Halperin, Co-Founder of Heritage. "Therefore, we’re strongly encouraging our clients to take advantage of those numbers […]

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Chinese Empire silver Pattern dollar coinHeritage Auctions’ Rosemont Signature® World and Ancient Coins Auction, presented in conjunction with the Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF), April 15-18, 2011, features a wide array of international numismatic rare coins.

Examples of the April 2011 CICF Auction include Chinese, Polish, Russian, Australian and South American coins, and the highly specialized Dana Roberts Collection of Latin American coins. Dozens of coins than have not been offered at auction in decades […]

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1796 50C 15 StarsIt was a 1796 Half Dollar, 15 Stars AU58 PCGS, a stunning coin featuring one of the rarest designs in all of U.S. coinage, that emerged from spirited bidding as the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ March 17-20 Signature® ANA U.S. Coin Auction, with a final price realized of $207,000.

The auction realized more than $9.682 million, all told, not counting continuing After Auction sales. All prices include 15% Buyer’s Premium […]

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1796 50C 15 StarsA near-Mint State 1796 50C 15 Stars AU58 PCGS, O-101, R.5., will be among the top offerings from Heritage Auctions at its March 17-20 Sacramento Signature® ANA US Coin Auction, held in Hall A of the Sacramento Convention Center.

"The superb condition of this stunning 1796 15 Stars half makes it a truly exceptional coin," said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions, "one that’ll make a handsome addition to the high-grade type set or a date/variety collection of an advanced numismatist." […]

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