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