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Bob R. Simpson Collection Nets Over $14.6 Million at Auction

The Bob R. Simpson Collection exceeded all expectations when the total amount sold for Part 1 passed $14.6 million, according to a Sept. 21 Heritage Auctions press release.  “Numismatic royalty” are the words the auctioneer used to describe legendary collector … Continue reading

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SARC Auction 37 Nets $1.85 Million

The folks at Stephen Album Rare Coins bring a substantial base of combined knowledge to the process of cataloging their high quality, diverse consignments. I think also that their bidders tend to be very well versed in the specialized fields … Continue reading

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Heritage Auctions Relocates World Headquarters

Heritage Auctions has moved its global headquarters into a new state-of-the-art, 160,000-square-foot facility and multi-purpose campus. As of June 1, Heritage’s global headquarters is now located at 2801 W. Airport Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75261, which is adjacent to Dallas Fort … Continue reading

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Seattle Collection Leads Strong Sale

With the uncertainty and chaos that the current COVID-19 global pandemic is bringing to the markets and people’s everyday lives, numismatics seems to be providing a safe haven and comfort to collectors all over. Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ 37th Regency … Continue reading

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Legendary Rarities to Bring Millions in Stack’s Baltimore Sale

It’s a numismatist’s delight as several world-class rarities come up for bid in Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ official auction of the Baltimore Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo March 18-20 at the Baltimore Convention Center. An 1804 silver dollar, what Stack’s Bowers … Continue reading

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Kagin’s ANA National Money Show Auction

On. Feb. 27-28, Kagin’s Auctions is once again conducting the annual Spring ANA National Money show. This year, however, is conducted in Atlanta, Ga. This sale features several  U.S. coins from Colonials through Pioneer Gold. Also, it features almost 200 … Continue reading

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Auction Fever on the Rise

By Richard Giedroyc The same question of the extent of market participation and who is participating in the market that is being asked of stock market investors should be asked of those individuals fancying themselves as coin investors rather than … Continue reading

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1865 Note Realizes Over $250,000 at Auction

We have recently learned that a banknote certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) realized $264,000 at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries currency auction on Nov. 14, 2019. The 1865 $500 Interest Bearing Note, Fr. 212f, graded PMG 25 Very Fine, had an … Continue reading

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Heritage November Space Auction to Feature Memorabilia from Armstrong Family Collection

Readers of Numismatic News may be familiar with the “Armstrong Family Collection” because of the medal that sold for $2.055 Million just a little while ago. We have recently learned that medals, flags, and other memorabilia from this collection will … Continue reading

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NGC Grades Gold and Palladium Rarities in Germany

The rarities graded on-site will be offered by SINCONA at auction in May. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) graded two significant collections during its recent on-site grading event in Munich, Germany, held February 18-23, 2019. The collections were submitted by SINCONA … Continue reading

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