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During the evening of February 18 at the Heritage headquarters near the Dallas Fort Worth airport, the fourth auction session of coins and patterns from the Simpson Collection was held.
For some dates, the market values of gem quality (MS65 and higher grade) Mercury dimes with a FB designation are tremendously higher than for corresponding coins that have been assigned the same numerical grade from the same grading service.
Patrick Ian Perez summarizes the current state of the U.S. rare coin market in the February 2020 Greysheet.
Patrick Ian Perez summarizes the current state of the U.S. rare coin market in the January 2020 Greysheet.
The current topic is MS64 to MS66 grade halves, choice to gem pieces, but not the highest certified of respective dates.
This is the beginning of a series on collecting Barber coins. This first part is about assembling a set of Barber half dollars that grade from XF40 to AU55. Business strikes in other grades and Proofs will be future topics, as will Barber dimes and quarters.
Collections Feature Top Registry Sets of Proof Shield Nickels, Barber Halves and Trade Dollars — Certified by NGC Santa Ana, CA – Stack's Bowers Gall
Reed Hawn is a real collector's collector, having built numerous complete and exquisite sets of coins ranging from cents to dollars over his many decades as a numismatist.
Beverly Hills, world famous for its high-end boutiques, proved to be a great venue for a boutique auction full of high end rare coins. The 491-lot auction drew record n
Firm's second 2-day auction focuses on quality rarities, with one session focused solely on half dollars. Legend Rare Coin Auctions is proud to announce the 28th Regenc
CDN Editor, Patrick Ian Perez, recently had the pleasure of sitting down with this prominent collector to find out more about what drives his passion for fine coins, how he builds his collection, stories on some of his favorite coins and transactions, and advice for collectors who wish to pursue the best of the best.
Last week’s Long Beach show was notable for a rare torrential rainstorm on Thursday and Friday which may have dampened attendance, but dealer enthusiasm remained
As dealers descend into Baltimore this week for the Whitman Coin Expo, a major topic of discussion has been Greysheet and Bluesheet pricing of the Morgan dollar series
A few weeks out from ANA and the market is still working to digest the immense amount of new inventory brought to market from this huge event. All indications show
As we publish this week’s newsletter, the world is bracing for the Brexit vote in England. Voters appear mixed while economists and business leaders are deeply co
By DAN DUNCAN, Guest Contributor Charles Edward Barber was the sixth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1879 until his death in 1917. The works of his career
by DAN DUNCAN, Guest Contributor Charles Edward Barber was the sixth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1879 until his death in 1917. The works of his career
Barber half dollars represent a most interesting and challenging series, particularly in mint state. These coins are large, beautiful, classic, and difficult to find nice in gem and better grades (MS65 and above).