November 24, 2020

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Vital rare coin & paper money industry updates

Bob R. Simpson Session Claims Top Lot Honors in $14.5 Million U.S. Coins Auction at Heritage


November 24 — 1807 Draped Bust quarter brings $630,000, $528,000 for 1795 half dollar Nov. 19-22 in Dallas

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The E Pluribus Unum Collection Part 2 Realizes Over $1.1 Million at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Auction

The E Pluribus Unum Collection Part 2 Realizes Over $1.1 Million at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Auction

Press Release Auctions Collectors U.S. Coins CPG Coin & Currency Market Review
November 23 — Built over more than half a century, the E Pluribus Unum Collection is replete with coins and medals of superb rarity and quality, many with pedigrees dating as far back as the 19th century.
Bronze Penny Error from 1943 Realizes Over $500k at Heritage Auction

Bronze Penny Error from 1943 Realizes Over $500k at Heritage Auction

Auctions U.S. Coins Greysheet
November 20 — Stuck in error on the wrong metal, the finest known example of the 1943-S bronze cent realized $504,000 at the Heritage Auction of the Simpson Collection.
 
 

Nearly $20 Million in United States Coins and Paper Money Sold in the Stacks Bowers Galleries November 2020 Auction


November 19 — Hosted at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, California, the sale witnessed remarkably strong bidder participation through the firm’s award winning website and mobile apps, an active phone bidding bank and socially-distanced floor bidding in the auction room. With over $19.9 million in overall prices realized for U.S. coins and paper money, the results confirm Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ status as a top resource for quality collectibles within these segments.

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Mayflower 400th Anniversary Products Available from the US Mint on November 17

Mayflower 400th Anniversary Products Available from the US Mint on November 17

Press Release World Coins U.S. Coins Bullion CPG Coin & Currency Market Review
November 17 — This program recognizes the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage, which departed England in September 1620 and, after a tumultuous two-month journey, reached the shores of Cape Cod, in present day Massachusetts that November.
NGC Promotes Two Top Members of its World-Renowned Coin Grading Team

NGC Promotes Two Top Members of its World-Renowned Coin Grading Team

Press Release Authentication World Coins U.S. Coins
November 16 — Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is pleased to announce the promotions of Scott Schechter to Chief Numismatist and Grading Finalizer and Ben Wengel to Senior Grading Finalizer of World Coins on November 16, 2020.
 
 

Renowned NGC-certified Spanish Gold Royal Debuts in Sedwick Auction


November 12 — A phenomenal “Royal” Gold 8 Escudos certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is making its debut in Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC’s upcoming Auction.

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Five Jefferson Nickels Worth Five Figures

Five Jefferson Nickels Worth Five Figures

Collectors U.S. Coins Greysheet
November 6 — Dig into your pocket or purse and you are sure to find the ever popular Jefferson Nickel. Believe it or not, there are a select group of these beauties that are worth a nice "chunk of change!" Read on to learn my picks of the 5 Jefferson Nickels worth five figures as well as some interesting history behind the series.
CAC Coins Bring Premiums in October 2020

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in October 2020

Press Release Auctions Authentication U.S. Coins CAC Rare Coin Market Review
November 6 — During October, CAC approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Las Vegas and Dallas in addition to public Internet sales. Here are a dozen examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed.
 
 
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