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1/30/2023

Lincoln Cent Records Shattered with $7.7 Million Stewart Blay Collection at GreatCollections

The 1958 Doubled Die set the all-time auction record for a Lincoln Cent, selling for $1.136 million. 13 other coins realized over $100,000 each -- each all-time records.

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1/10/2023

The Stewart Blay Collection of Canadian Cents to be Auctioned by GreatCollections

Includes the #1 Collection of King George V Business Strikes & Specimens

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10/17/2022

Walton 1913 Liberty Head Nickel Acquired by GreatCollections for $4.2 million

It is the second of only five known examples of the ultra-rare 1913 Liberty Head Nickel purchased by GreatCollections within 12 months.

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10/12/2022

Frosted Freedom $100 Platinum Trial to be Auctioned by GreatCollections

Just 12 examples minted as production proofs. The first and only to be certified by PCGS.

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7/27/2022

The All-Time #1 Koessl Matte Proof Gold Set On Display at ANA World's Fair of Money

GreatCollections purchases the undisputed finest set ever formed.

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1/29/2022

America's First Silver Dollar Acquired for $12 Million by GreatCollections

An exceedingly rare coin minted in 1794, widely believed to be the very first Silver Dollar struck by the United States, has sold for a world record $12 million to GreatCollections.

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1/13/2022

GreatCollections Acquires 1796 Quarter for $2.35 Million

As the first major U.S. coin rarity to transact in 2022, GreatCollections is pleased to announce the acquisition of one of the finest 1796 Quarters known at $2.35 million. Formally from the Pogue Collection, it is graded MS-66 by PCGS with CAC approval.

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12/1/2021

Finest 1913 Nickel Acquired by GreatCollections in $13 Million ""Big Three"" Thanksgiving Transaction

GreatCollections has acquired the finest 1913 Liberty Head Nickel, graded PCGS Proof-66 CAC, along with high-grade examples of the 1894-S Dime and 1804 Silver Dollar in a three-coin $13.35 million transaction concluded on Thanksgiving.

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11/29/2021

Spectacular 1886 Morgan Dollar Die Cap Error to be Auctioned by GreatCollections

One of the greatest error coins known, the 1886 Morgan Silver Dollar Obverse Die Cap PCGS MS-64 has been consigned to GreatCollections and will be sold without reserve in the January 9, 2022 auction.

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11/18/2021

Casascius Bitcoin Sells for $1.69 million at GreatCollections

The ""Baby Cas"", a 25 BTC physical coin issued by Casascius in 2011 realized $1,698,750 at GreatCollections on Sunday, after over 100 bids were received. Total sales for the single day of auctions exceeded $5.25 million.

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11/1/2021

GreatCollections Reveals Discovery of 2021 Quarter-Ounce American Gold Eagles with ""W"" Mint Marks, Now PCGS Certified

PCGS has authenticated and certified 61 regular-issue Type 2 Reverse quarter-ounce American Gold Eagle bullion coins mistakenly struck with a West Point ""W"" mint mark obverse proof die.

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10/4/2021

World's Most Valuable Numismatic Item, $48 Million Gold 1,000 Bitcoin Physical Coin, Submitted by GreatCollections to PCGS

Described as ""a new Goliath,"" the ""Gold Cas"" was purchased in 2011 for only $4,905, but its value today is staggering.

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9/10/2021

$51+ Million August Sales for GreatCollections, New Company Record...

August officially ended as the best month in GreatCollections' 10-year history, with total sales over $51 million. $16 million of that was through the five weekly auctions, while $35 million were coins sold to private clients at a fixed price.

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8/20/2021

$24 Million in 24 Hours: GreatCollections Top Bidder for Three Historic Rare Coins

Three of the world's most valuable rare coins were acquired within a 24-hour time span, in two different auction locations, by Ian Russell, president of GreatCollections Coin Auctions ( www.GreatCollections.com) of Irvine, California.

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7/6/2021

Unique Wass Molitor $20 Gold Featured in August GreatCollections Auction

GreatCollections is pleased to announce that they have been selected to auction the unique 1855 Wass Molitor Twenty Dollar gold coin, Kagin K-8a, graded PCGS AU-50 and approved by CAC. One of only four known examples of this extremely rare coin, it is also a unique die pairing.

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11/18/2020

1969-S Penny Sold to Honest Coin Dealer for 5 Cents Expected to Realize over $40,000 at Auction

Over the past 50 years, an individual from San Francisco accumulated thousands of Lincoln Cents from change, friends and by searching rolls. He never found anything of note, and finally the day came to sell the collection. He obtained several quotes from local coin shops, and ended up selling the whole collection for a few hundred dollars, equaling about 5 cents per coin.

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9/24/2020

GreatCollections to Auction the Yellowstone Collection of U.S. Gold Coins

The collection comprises over 100 certified coins that have been graded by PCGS and NGC, the two leading grading services for rare coins, and were mostly acquired from 2000 to 2008.

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6/24/2020

GreatCollections to auction ultra-rare 1882 $1,000 Gold Certificate

The finest known example which features a youthful Alexander Hamilton is expected to realized $200,000+.

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6/23/2020

Impressive P. Hall Morgan Dollar Collection at GreatCollections

The PCGS-certified collection is mostly graded MS-65 with many key dates

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6/2/2020

GreatCollections to auction $6 million Catskill Collection

200+ coins, including major U.S. rarities: 1794 $1 & $4 Stella

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5/28/2020

NGC-certified Franklin Half Dollars Highlight GreatCollections Auction

Highlights include a key 1953-S graded NGC MS66+ FBL offered for this first time in auction and the single-finest graded 1951 in NGC PF69. Online bidding is now underway for the May 31 sale.

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5/21/2020

Two Rare U.S. Coins to be Auctioned for Charity by GreatCollections

The silver and gold coin are valued collectively at over $60,000.

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5/7/2020

Proof 1938 Half Dollar Sells for Record $81,562 at GreatCollections

The coin, graded Proof-68+ by PCGS and approved by CAC, is the single finest 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar known from an original mintage of 8,152.

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1/23/2020

GreatCollections Ultimate Auction Realizes $3 Million

The firm realized numerous record prices for many coins in this single-consignor sale.

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1/21/2020

The Srotag Registry Sets to be Auctioned by GreatCollections

Online auction firm to over single-owner collection 750+ PCGS/NGC-Certified Coins with examples from half cents to $10 gold pieces.

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11/13/2019

GreatCollections Offers the ""Ultimate Collection"" of Rattlers and Old Holders at Unreserved Auction

An important time capsule of certified coins from a single owner 1796 Bust Quarter graded PCGS MS64 from the Ultimate Collection November 12, 2019.  Irvine, Calif. – Gr

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