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Ancient Gold Coin Commands $700,000

Earlier this year, a young metal detectorist came across a small 24-karat gold coin. It recently sold at auction for $700,000. The 1,700-year-old Roman...

Kennedy Half Commands Record Price

A 1964 Kennedy half dollar sold for a world record $108,000, making it the most expensive coin of its type, during a public auction...

Spectacular FUN Auction Highlights

By Mike Fuljenz Heritage Auctions announced that its January numismatic auctions surpassed $71 million in sales. A beautiful and finest-known 1885 Trade dollar, PR-66 NGC, brought...

Finest-Known 1885 Trade Dollar Brings $3.96 Million

The finest-known 1885 Trade dollar – among the rarest and most enigmatic issues in all of American coinage – sold for $3,960,000 through Heritage Auctions Thursday evening, Jan. 10, following a winning bid cast by collector Dell Loy Hansen of Logan, Utah.

5 FUN Must-See Coins & Currency

By Antoinette Rahn 64 - 1,500 - 15,000. Separately these three groups of numbers represent a wide variety of things. Together in the context of numismatics...

4 Movers & Shakers: Talers, Ducats, Colones, and Holey Dollars

By Antoinette Rahn The 47th annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) is underway now. It’s one of the kick-off events of the numismatic community...

1885 Trade Dollar Kicks Off Heritage FUN Offerings

With more than 10,000 lots, Heritage Auctions’ sale line-up associated with the Florida United Numismatists Show Jan. 9-14, will present collectors the stuff of dreams.

Vintage Chinese Patterns Highlight Heritage’s Hong Kong Offerings

An Extremely Rare 1889 2nd Variety “Reversed Legends” Pattern 50 Cents – from the first year of the new mint established in Kwangtung, China...

Treasure Auction Brings $3.1 Million

A variety of rarities and strong turnout by bidders helped propel Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure Auction 24 results to more than $3.1 million, a record-breaking sale for the firm. The sale, held live on Nov. 2-3 in Orlando, Florida, and online on Nov. 5, featured more than 2,300 lots.

5 Unique Numismatic Reads for Gift-Giving

By Antoinette Rahn As much as things change, there are always some things that remain the same. Coins/notes and literature are among items that seem...