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Glenna Goodacre sends to auction Sacagawea...
by Paul Gilkes Art pieces executed by sculptor Glenna Goodacre in her development for the obverse of the Sacagawea dollar will be offered at auction April 6 by Scottsdale Art Auction in Arizona. Goodacre has officially closed her studio. The 114-lot session includes preliminary sketches, bronze casts, and even one of the “burnished” 2000-P Sacagawea dollars from among the 5,000...
Atocha shipwreck silver bar among Sedwick’s May...
by Jeff Starck The search for sunken shipwreck treasure often takes decades, high tech equipment and lots of money. In an upcoming auction, however, only the latter is required, because once again Florida auction house and coin dealer Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC offers items recovered from shipwrecks among its marquee lots.
Note with vignette of the right location (but from...
by Arthur L. Friedberg A Dominion of Canada $4 note dated July 2, 1900, and graded Gem Uncirculated 66 Premium Paper Quality by PCGS Currency sold for $51,750 in Canadian funds, making it the top seller among several hundred pieces of Canadian paper money at the TOREX coin show in Toronto on Feb. 24.
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Proof 2017-W American Eagle silver dollar makes...
by Paul Gilkes The United States Mint reported first-day sales March 23 of 226,173 of the Proof 2017-W American Eagle silver dollar. The sales tally includes coins from orders on the opening days of sales to the public as well as orders place by Mint customers through the Mint’s Enrollment program for annual products.