Four Proof 1895 Morgan dollars are among the highlights as Heritage Auctions hosts the official auctions of the summer Florida United Numismatists convention.
The Medal Collectors of America and the Massachusetts Historical Society will be hosting a conference titled “Art and Memory: The Role of Medals” in Boston on Nov. 10.
The 1913 Liberty Head 5-cent coin once owned by George O. Walton and his heirs has traded hands in a private transaction for a price between $3 million and $4 million.
On July 2, 1979, a new kind of dollar coin was issued by the U.S. Mint, which had high expectations for the coin. The Anthony dollar, however, did not live up to them.
Members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee were not quite certain of the cause, but they were elated with the effects.
It was Eric Newman’s favorite numismatic item, and George Washington may have carried it in his pocket. It heads to auction for the first time since the 19th century.
The Mickley-Hawn-Queller 1804 Draped Bust dollar sold for $2.64 million at Heritage’s June 14 Long Beach auction, less than the $3.87 million it brought in a 2013 auction.
Some of the U.S. Mint’s greatest treasures, its “heritage assets,” are slowly coming out of the vaults and into the open for collectors to marvel over.
A hoard of 16,000 Morgan dollars headed to market drew a lot of attention this past week. So did an article about a private artist’s efforts at redesigning U.S. paper money.