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This Week in U.S. Coin Pricing

The market is... in a word... SOLID. Read my observations about the major auctions at Heritage and Stack's Bowers this week.


Adding Key Date Coins to Your Collection: First or Last?

A different philosophy on purchasing key date coins.


Spring Auction Review Part 1: Zito Collection

On April 5, the Paul and Rosalie Zito consignment of just ninety-two coins was auctioned for more than $4.25 million in total. This was a very important offering of fresh material, and a newsworthy assortment of U.S. gold coins was featured.

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Regency Auction 51 Featuring Specialized Early Dollar and Pattern Collections Bring Glorious Results

Legend Rare Coin Auctions' Regency 51, featuring the first parts of the Dale Friend Collection and Glorious Patterns Collection, took place on the evening of April 28, 2022, and the sale was a roaring success!


Dale Friend's Collection to Be Sold By Legend Rare Coin Auctions in Regency Auctions 51 and 52

Famed, popular collector's set of Bust Dollars, other rarities will be sold in CSNS and New Orleans.


Coming Attractions at the Long Beach Expo February 17-19, 2022

A grand marquee of attractions at this Collectors Universe event, headlined by the eight-figure Tyrant coin collection and onsite grading by coin, banknote, and sports memorabilia authenticators, will unfold at the Long Beach Convention Center.


Tyrant Collection's $100 Million U.S. Type Coins Exhibition At February 2022 Long Beach Expo

First West Coast display of acclaimed showcase with hundreds of superb, historic coins including the famous King of Siam proof set.


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.


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.


Prestwick Collection of Carson City Rarities Among Top Draws in Heritage Auctions' U.S. Coins Event

When the hammer falls for the final time in Heritage Auctions' US Coins Signature® Auction November 11-14, a number of seldom-seen rarities, many from long-held private collections, will have found new homes.


Editors Message (CPG Market Review October 2021)

The rare coin market is showing no signs of slowing down, which is sure to brighten the outlook of collectors and dealers alike.


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.


Multi-Million Dollar Coins Make Auction History

Not long ago, the sale of a single coin for more than one million dollars was especially newsworthy. Last week, five U.S. coins each realized more than $2 million!


Collecting a Type Set of United States Coins

Collecting a type set of United States coins provides a wide variety of options for the beginning through the advanced collector. See how you can start your type set collection today.


Legend Rare Coin Auctions Announces the Chicago Collection of Early Half Dollars in Regency Auction 47

Legend Rare Coin Auctions is proud to announce the Chicago Collection of Early Half Dollars, which includes the #1 PCGS Registry Set of Early Half Dollars, and a complete Red Book Variety Bust Half Set.


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.


Publishers Message (May 2021 Greysheet)

As we enter the fifth month of the year, we are also finally starting to see real progress in terms of vaccinations and, therefore, a legitimate ending to this pandemic that has strangled our ability to travel and visit one another for the past 14 months.


Important Collections of U.S. Coins and Paper Money Featured in the Stack's Bowers March 2021 Las Vegas Auction

Stack's Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, the firm's first Showcase event for Americana and United States coins and paper money of the year. Highlights include the 1822 half eagle and gem 1797 draped bust half dollar.


Top Ten Auction Records for U.S. and Early American Coins & Patterns

In a list that is sure to be outdated within weeks, Greg Reynolds runs through the top ten auction records for U.S. coins.


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?


Editor's Message (CPG Coin & Currency Market Review: Jan-Feb-Mar 2021)

The CPG Market Review is fast becoming one of the most relevant publications in numismatics. For 2021 we have added pricing in significant new areas from proof Roosevelt dimes to Colonial paper money.


There are some amazing coins for sale in Heritage's Simpson III Auction on January 20! Here's a primer

CDN contributing editor, Greg Reynolds, has personally viewed these items and was blown away by the powerful offerings in the Super Simpson Collection, Report #1.


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.


Nearly $20 Million in United States Coins and Paper Money Sold in the Stacks Bowers Galleries November 2020 Auction

Hosted at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, California, the sale witnessed remarkably strong bidder participation through the firm's award winning website and mobile apps, an active phone bidding bank and socially-distanced floor bidding in the auction room. With over $19.9 million in overall prices realized for U.S. coins and paper money, the results confirm Stack's Bowers Galleries' status as a top resource for quality collectibles within these segments.


Publishers Message: Gold Blasts Through $2000 Mark (September 2020 Greysheet)

Gold and silver prices are breaking investor records this year which is great news, but also wreaks havoc on internal pricing systems.


Fresh, High-End Coins Star in Legend Rare Coin Auctions' Regency Auction 40

Record prices realized as coin market yet again shows strength in an uncertain world


Strong Demand Means Higher Bids for Certified Mint State Morgan Dollars

Supply is tight and demand is high for certified Morgans. This can only mean one thing... higher prices!


Extraordinary Ancient Type Coins and Impressive Crown and Medallic Collections Highlight the Stack's Bowers Galleries August 2020 Auction

Legendary auction house Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to present their annual August Ancient and World auction, featuring over 3,000 lots of coins, medals, and paper money.


Capped Bust Half Dollars, Part 1: Set Requirements

For those considering a collection of Bust half dollars, deciding the contents of the initial collection can be daunting and confusing -- yet profoundly important. In Part 1 of this series review, expert numismatic journalist Greg Reynolds offers some considerations about how to get started.

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