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1/7/2022

Stack's Bowers Galleries Announces Sale of The Sydney F. Martin Collection: One of the Most Significant Cabinets of the Modern Era

For three decades, Sydney F. Martin of Doylestown, Pennsylvania and Amelia Island, Florida was a preeminent figure in American numismatics. Stack's Bowers Galleries of Costa Mesa, California has been selected to sell Martin's many remarkable numismatic collections at public auction over a several year span, beginning in 2022.

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10/1/2021

How the Rare Coin Business has Changed

I have had a pretty long-term view of the bullion and rare coin markets and I marvel at where we are today and how we got here. I also marvel at how adaptable the dealers and the markets are.

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8/27/2021

Series Analysis: Iconic 1795–96 No Pole Half Cents - The Panoramic Partrick Collection, Report #3

Donald Partrick's set of U.S. half cents has not received the accolades it deserved. Indeed, with the assistance of Jon Hanson, Partrick assembled one of the five best sets of half cents to have been auctioned during the last half century.

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6/17/2021

Proof Silver Coins in Simpson V Coin Auction: The Super Simpson Collection, Report #4

On April 23, at the Heritage headquarters near the Dallas Fort Worth airport (DFW), the fifth auction session of coins and patterns from the Bob Simpson Collection was conducted. The not yet revealed story regarding the Simpson V session is that Proof 19th century dimes, half dimes, and Three Cent Silvers fared surprisingly well and that increases in prices for these have been largely unnoticed in the coin community.

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5/25/2021

Activity Across the Market (June 2021 Greysheet)

The recently-concluded Heritage Central States U.S. coin auction, held in Dallas due to the unfortunate cancellation of the show for the second straight year, saw a net total of $42.18 million in prices realized.

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5/7/2021

Numismatist Mark Borckardt Honored With The Herbert Silberman Award From the Early American Coppers Club

Mark Borckardt, Senior Cataloger and Senior Numismatist at Heritage Auctions, has been awarded The Herbert Silberman Award by the Early American Coppers Club (EAC).

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2/5/2021

Price Discovery and the Role of Coin Price Guides

Where do these prices come from? and What role should these prices play in our decision processes?

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10/8/2020

Draped Bust Half Cents: An Easy Early Series for Collectors

Draped Bust half cents were minted from 1800 to 1808. These have received less attention than Draped Bust large cents and multiple silver denominations with a Draped Bust motif. A set of Draped Bust half cents could be a realistic objective for most collectors of 19th century U.S. coins.

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9/10/2020

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in August 2020

Certified Acceptance Corporation's monthly report on recent rare coin auction records where CAC-approved coins perform especially well in auctions.

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5/29/2020

Colorfully Toned Silver Coins Shine in Very Successful Pogue VII Auction

The Pogue VII sale by Stack's-Bowers was held the evening of Friday, March 20th in the building that houses this company's headquarters in Santa Ana, California. As the sale was relocated after a convention in Baltimore was canceled, it was widely believed that many of the coins would bring even less than central wholesale levels. Such predictions were wrong. The sale was a resounding success, and a majority of the coins realized CPG®-level prices or more!

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5/2/2020

""Little Half Sister"" To Bring Big Money At Long Beach

Heritage Auctions will be offering one very special Half Cent in particular in the June Long Beach Auction: a 1793 Half Cent graded PCGS MS64 Brown.

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4/11/2020

Landmark Large Cent Collection of Doug Bird Auctioned

For decades, rumors surrounding the personal collection of dealer Doug Bird were mystifying. There were 179 pieces consigned by Doug Bird in the Goldberg sale on Feb. 16, 2020.

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4/4/2020

Historic 1858 Proof Liberty Eagle Gold Coin Leads Central States Offerings April 23-26

Bidding opens on nearly 3,000 lots of historic gold, early copper and mid-century gems.

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4/4/2020

Activity across the market (April 2020 Greysheet)

Patrick Ian Perez summarizes the current state of the U.S. rare coin market in the April 2020 Greysheet.

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9/13/2019

Building a Type Set of Early Date Large Cents (1793–1814)

This article appeared in print in the October-November-December 2019 issue of The CPG Coin & Currency Market Review. Click here for more information on this publica

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3/7/2019

Terry Denman Talks New Trends In Old Coppers

A coin collector since his youth in the late 1960s, Denman has gone from plucking pennies and 90% silver dimes from circulation and rolls to building one of the most complete large cent collections of all time.

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4/23/2018

Largest-Ever Regency Auction by Legend Rare Coin Auctions Features Plethora of Headlining Coins

Legend Rare Coin Auctions will be hosting its 26th Regency Auction May 16-17, 2018 at the PCGS Members' Show at Harrah's in New Orleans, and it promises to be the ""larg

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3/30/2018

STACK'S BOWERS SALE IN BALTIMORE SHOWCASES ECLECTIC VARIETY OF GEMS

The Whitman Baltimore Expo bourse floor was hot with hundreds of dealers and thousands of attendees even as a nor'easter brought much of the Boston-Washington corridor to a freezing halt.

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3/22/2018

1793 U.S. Copper Coinage is Historic, Rare & Valuable

It was in early 1793 that the nation's first federally authorized coins intended for widespread circulation were struck. The entire production of official United States Mint coinage in 1793 was composed of copper coins, including the half cent and large-cent coins.

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3/21/2018

GREYSHEET: U.S. MINT HONORS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WITH SPECIAL ISSUE

On March 15, the United States Mint released the six Breast Cancer Awareness commemorative coins. In a departure from previous programs, all three coin sizes share the

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3/2/2018

LONG BEACH AUCTIONS UNDERWAY

After a lull of a few weeks, auction activity kicked off Long Beach week with the Goldberg Coins and Collectibles auction.

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1/11/2018

PRESS RELEASE: Legend Rare Coin Auctions Begins 2018 with Regency Auction 25 Featuring Many Important Rarities

(Lincroft, NJ)—Legend Rare Coin Auctions will be conducting its 25th Regency Auction on January 25, 2018 in conjunction with the PCGS Members' Only Show at the Luxor in

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11/7/2017

PRESS RELEASE: Exciting Early American Coins and Numismatic Americana to Highlight the Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the November 2017 Whitman Coins & Collectibles Baltimore Expo

SANTA ANA, CA. — The Stack's Bowers Galleries November 2017 Baltimore auction will be truly monumental, rivaling the most spectacular events of the past five years in q

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10/3/2017

QUARTERLY REVIEW: SMALL COLLECTOR COINS SHOW STRENGTH

BY JOHN FEIGENBAUM, PUBLISHER & PATRICK IAN PEREZ, EDITOR The October Quarterly I issue marks the beginning of the final pricing cycle for the 2017 calendar year. I

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8/21/2017

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. COINS REALIZE OVER $12.4 MILLION IN THE STACK'S BOWERS GALLERIES AUGUST 2017 ANA AUCTION

SANTA ANA, CA. — The Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the 2017 ANA World's Fair of Money met with incredible success, realizing a total of $19.2 million acr

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6/30/2017

QUARTERLY REVIEW: MARKET LOOKS TOWARDS ANA WORLD'S FAIR OF MONEY IN DENVER

We are just one month away form the annual WFOM show in Denver and this month's Quarterly I update brings the prices of the series represented here in line with current

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6/7/2017

GREYSHEET: SUMMER LONG BEACH KICKS OFF THE NEW SEASON

The first event to kick off the summer months each year is the Long Beach Expo, being held this week. Summer certainly brings about a change in the rare coin business,

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4/1/2017

QUARTERLY REVIEW: BETTER DATE ISSUES MAINTAIN STRENGTH

BY JOHN FEIGENBAUM, PUBLISHER & PATRICK IAN PEREZ, EDITOR The demand for fresh, high-quality early copper continues unabated. It seems that no matter how many colle

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3/24/2017

Greysheet: THE WORD FROM ANA MIDWINTER: ""IF IT WAS GOLD-IT SOLD!""

According to Laura Sperber of Legend Numismatics, the ANA Mid-Winter was a bust from the attendance perspective, but wholesale activity was brisk for the first 24 hours

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3/24/2017

Greysheet: THE WORD FROM ANA MIDWINTER: ""IF IT WAS GOLD-IT SOLD!""

According to Laura Sperber of Legend Numismatics, the ANA Mid-Winter was a bust from the attendance perspective, but wholesale activity was brisk for the first 24 hour

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