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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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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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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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8/11/2020

NGC Certifies Two Brasher Doubloons and Other Extreme Rarities from the Partrick Collection

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified hundreds of additional selections from the incomparable collection of Donald G. Partrick. Incredibly, this stunning group of coins includes two Brasher Doubloons, fabled rarities that rank among the most prized coins in all of numismatics.

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6/30/2020

Activity across the market (July 2020 Greysheet)

Precious metals and, by extension, U.S. coins, continue to benefit from widespread demand. For the month of May, silver was up 19.3%, its best one-month gain since April 2011. Gold rose 2.6%, and was up 14% year-to-date as of June 1st, making it the leading asset in that category.

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5/13/2020

NGC Now Attributing Tomaska Die Varieties for Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollars

The Tomaska die varieties for Franklin Half Dollars have already been added to NGC's VarietyPlus. The Kennedy Half Dollar attributions will be added soon. Varieties for other Proof coinage from the Tomaska book will be considered on a case-by-case basis. An additional fee of $15 per coin applies for the VarietyPlus service.

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4/30/2020

NGC-certified Coins Top April Heritage Sales

The top four prices realized in the US coins sale were for NGC-certified coins. The 1858 Eagle, which is graded NGC PF 64 Ultra Cameo and pedigreed to the Trompeter Collection, realized $480,000. It is the only known example in private hands and hails from the year the US Mint first announced that it was selling Proof coinage; previously, it had been a poorly kept secret.

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3/6/2020

Activity across the market (March 2020 Greysheet)

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

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2/18/2020

Aloha to Hawaiian Coinage

The coins struck in Hawaii from 1847 to 1883 represent a truly unique and highly collectible area of the U.S. rare coin market. Some coins are surprisingly affordable and quite rich in history. Mike Garofalo reviews this area in depth with a great perspective for the dealer and collector alike.

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12/27/2019

SERIES ANALYSIS: Early Silver Dollars -- the 'Proofs' of 1801 to 1804 (Part 4)

Part 4, the final installment, of Greg Reynolds series analysis on the draped bust silver dollars focuses on the proof issues that were issued from 1801-1804. These controversial issues, also called novadels, are a fascinating piece of numismatic lore and include the very famous 1804 dollar.

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8/4/2019

Slotkin Family Trust US Proof Rarities to be Featured in the Stack's Bowers 2019 ANA Auction

  Collections Feature Top Registry Sets of Proof Shield Nickels, Barber Halves and Trade Dollars — Certified by NGC Santa Ana, CA – Stack's Bowers Gall

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10/10/2018

Proof Sets: A Bust Buy Or Best Buy?

It seems proof sets don't receive much attention these days, and the market for these mint products that have been offered annually with few exceptions since 1936 is in the doldrums these days. So, why discuss proof sets now?

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7/9/2018

Indiana Coin Dealer Discovers Rare 1848 Proof Dime in eBay Lot

What would you do if you found an extremely rare 1848 proof Liberty Seated dime in a lot of otherwise ordinary coins you just bought on eBay? If you're Sam Shafer, a 30-year-old vest pocket coin dealer in Fishers, Indiana, you jump for joy!

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8/23/2017

BLUESHEET: WHAT IS THE BEST FUTURE FOR THE BLUESHEET?

One of the things that we feel it is important to do here at CDN is to periodically evaluate our publications and see if there are areas where we can expand coverage to

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7/19/2017

BLUESHEET: CERTIFIED 1936-42 ERA PROOFS ARE A SURPRISE BARGAIN

The area that shows the most price activity this week is proof singles. The proof coinage of the years 1936 to 1942 have generally been considered to be better when it

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4/27/2017

PROOF EAGLES FEELING PRESSURE

Over the past month the market for proof gold, silver, and platinum eagles has endured a precipitous decline. Proof gold eagles had reliably traded at a strong premium

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3/24/2017

PRESS RELEASE: Whitman Publishing Releases New 3rd Edition of MEGA RED

The third edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins, also known as the Red Book) will officially debut at the Whitman Coin and Co

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8/3/2016

QUARTERLY REVIEW: Bust Halves & Bust Dollars Active

BY JOHN FEIGENBAUM, PUBLISHER & PATRICK IAN PEREZ, EDITOR This Quarterly II is the first issue in which we were able to survey market activity with our expanded lis

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7/21/2016

Bluesheet: BIG NEWS FOR DEALERS OF CERTIFIED COINS: COINPLEX TO BECOME CDN EXCHANGE

The CoinPlex trading network is set to celebrate its sixth anniversary in September of this year and big, exciting changes are in store. The first is that CoinPlex is f

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2/29/2016

Monthly Supplement: WHY MERCANTI MATTERS

BY MICHAEL “MILES” STANDISH, GUEST CONTRIBUTOR By the 2000’s, coinage at the U.S. Mint had devolved into a multi-partite process, with no single agen

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