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9/16/2022

Rare Gold Coins in Mocatta Collection Triumph During Rarities Night

This Mocatta Collection is worthy of serious analysis as contained important rarities, included significant representatives of all denominations of U.S. gold coins, was extremely fresh, and had been off the market since the 1970s.

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8/30/2022

Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagles Sells for Record $4.08 Million at Stack's Bowers Galleries

The finest of three known Proof 1825/4/1 Capped Head Left half eagles sold for a record price of $4.08 million

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8/16/2022

Landmark U.S. Coins and Numismatic Americana Featured in the Stack's Bowers Galleries Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction

Stack's Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an exceptional selection of United States coins and Numismatic Americana in their Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction.

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7/29/2022

Finest Known Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle from the Mocatta Collection Offered by Stack's Bowers Galleries

Stack's Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the finest of three known Proof 1825/4/1 Capped Head Left half eagles in their Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, offered as part of the Mocatta Collection of U.S. Gold Rarities.

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6/23/2022

Central States Auction 2022, Part 2: U.S. $10 Gold Coins

A few of the prices realized for $10 gold coins (eagles) in the May 5 Heritage Platinum Night sessions were astonishing and many auction results were reflective of ascents in market levels that had already occurred during 2021 and early 2022.

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3/1/2022

Incredible '22 FUN Auction, Part 1: General Remarks & Collector Reactions

The prices realized for more than a few U.S. coins and patterns in the 2022 Heritage FUN Auction were incredibly high, very strong to extremely strong or beyond! Many other coins did not fare quite as well. The purpose of this series of discussions is to analyze the auction results of various coins, while evaluating the Simpson VII and Platinum Night sessions in the context of increases in market levels during 2021 and collecting trends in 2022.

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3/1/2022

The Business of Numismatics: March 2022 Greysheet

The March 2022 column by Patrick Ian Perez discussing the current numismatic marketplace.

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2/16/2022

Incredible '22 FUN Auction, Part 2: Bust $10 Gold Coins

Background information regarding the official auction of the Winter FUN Convention in January 2022 was provided in part 1 of this series. The topic here is prices realized for bust eagles (U.S. $10 gold coins) in the FUN auction, with emphasis upon market realities. Three of these were leaders in the sale and are especially newsworthy.

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1/31/2022

Gold Gleams Boldly and Brilliantly in Legend's 50th Regency Auction

Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) started 2022 with a real bang with Regency Auction 50 shattering auction records on a number of numismatic rarities.

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1/19/2022

FUN Auctions, Brimming with Historic Coins and Currency, Roar Past $74 Million

Records fall and seven lots top $1 million each at Heritage Auctions.

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1/11/2022

Heritage Auctions Soars Past $1.4 Billion in Sales in 2021, Cementing Status as World's Largest Collectibles Auctioneer By Far

Heritage Auctions recorded $1.4 billion in sales in 2021, marking the first time in its 45-year history the Dallas-based auction house has surpassed the billion-dollar mark.

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12/25/2021

Finest 1795 9-Leaves Small Eagle $10 to Change Hands at FUN US Coins Event

The 1795 Nine Leaves Ten Dollar, BD-3, R.6, MS63+ PCGS. CAC is the rarest and most popular of all the Capped Bust Right, Small Eagle tens. John Dannreuther calls this issue ""the king of the Small Eagle type.""

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12/20/2021

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Announces It's 50th Auction With Some Major Highlights

Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) is pleased to announce that the firm's 50th Regency Auction will be a very important numismatic event, offering a spectacular selection of American numismatic treasures anchored by three powerful collections.

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12/9/2021

Rarities Night Auction Puts Spotlight on Rare Half Eagles

The Stack's-Bowers Rarities Night event on Nov. 23 featured a wide assortment of rare coins. The most newsworthy and memorable section was a run of rare half eagles ($5 gold coins) which are analyzed in this article.

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11/10/2021

All That Glitters Will Be Gold in LRCA's Las Vegas December 16th Regency Auction 49

Boutique numismatic auction house, Legend Rare Coin Auctions, will close out its 2021 Regency Auction series with a major event on Thursday, December 16.

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5/26/2021

America's First Gold Eagles: Part II

By June of 1797, Robert Scot, the US Mint's Chief Engraver, had heard enough of the complaining about the ""scrawny eagle"" and the ""sickly eagle"" from other US Mint officials and by the general public.

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4/30/2021

America's First Gold Eagles: Part I

The first of a two-part series on the United States' first ten dollar gold coins from the 18th century.

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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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1/7/2021

Finest Brasher Doubloon, 1804 Plain 4 Eagle Poised to Make History at Heritage Auctions

FUN U.S. Coins Auction features important selections from the Donald G. Partrick Collection and Bob R. Simpson Collection Part III Jan. 20-24

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11/28/2020

Activity Across the Market (December 2020 Greysheet)

In his November 2020 report, Perez discusses the impact of presidential politics on financial and metals markets in addition to recent auction activity.

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8/13/2020

Heritage Auctions Expects a Gold Rush for The 'Original Goldbug' Collection by James Dines

Legendary financial forecaster's sale includes 'virtually untouched' 1907 Saint-Gaudens High Relief Double Eagle

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8/12/2020

Heritage Auctions' Offerings of Finest-Known Coins from U.S. and England Push ANA Sales Past $33 Million

America's Inaugural Federal Reserve Note Proof Archive Fetches $504,000

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6/11/2020

Indian Head Gold Paces Near-$12 Million Long Beach Expo Auctions

The Pinnacle U.S. Rarities Currency Collection sold for nearly $900,000.

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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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2/17/2020

Activity across the market (February 2020 Greysheet)

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

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12/5/2019

Activity across the market (December 2019 Greysheet)

Patrick Ian Perez summarizes the current state of the U.S. rare coin market in the December 2019 Greysheet.

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10/25/2019

What Does CAC Like in U.S. Gold Coins?

What are the primary factors that make a gold coin worthy of approval at CAC? While I make no claims to being right all the time, after 10+ years of sending a large cross-section of rare date gold to CAC for approval, I generally have a feel for what the graders like and what they don't like.

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8/2/2019

PROOF UNITED STATES GOLD COINS: The Caviar of Numismatics

By CDN contributor, Jeff Garrett The late great collector, Ed Trompeter, once stated ""only real men collect Proof United States gold coins"".  This very chauvinistic sta

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2/12/2019

A Fresh and GEM Quality 1795 Eagle will Highlight Legend's 31st Regency Auction

The stunning coin is an historic trophy of American numismatics Legend Rare Coin Auctions is honored to have been consigned and is proud to offer one of the FINEST 1795

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4/18/2018

GREYSHEET: FIRST DLRC NUMISMATIC MASTERS AUCTION REALIZES $1.7 MILLION

David Lawrence Rare Coins in Virginia Beach, Virginia, just completed the first installment of its exciting new quarterly series, The Numismatic Masters Internet Auctio

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