The recent sale of the Blue Moon Collection offered diverse, quality coins beyond the headline-dominating Pogue sale. This 1793 Flowing Hair, Chain cent, offering "strong detail" along with planchet flaws, a die crack and a few scratches, was "perfect for a value conscious collector," selling for $8,225 where a problem-free example might bring $30,000.
Frank Gasparro’s proposed Flowing Hair Liberty design for a small dollar coin was close to being made for circulation, before the Anthony dollar was issued instead. Forty years after the Liberty design was proposed, the Royal Oak Mint, in conjunction with error coin specialist and dealer Ken Potter, offers the design overstruck on actual Anthony dollars.
The nation’s largest collector coins series will get its newest addition May 2 with the release of the Uncirculated 2017 Frederick Douglass National Historic Site 5-ounce silver coin.
The status of the 2017 Congratulation set was officially changed to “sold out” at the U.S. Mint’s website April 27, making any new offering unlikely.
Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auction XXI, set for May 18, offers some popular Seated Liberty and Barber silver coins that are also the finest-known survivors, including an 1868 Seated Liberty quarter dollar graded MS-66+ by PCGS.
There’s more to Stack’s Bowers Galleries Baltimore Expo auctions than the famed Pogue Collection. The recent sale of the Blue Moon Collection offered diverse, quality coins beyond the headline-dominating Pogue sale.
Several classic U.S. coins that are the finest-known examples will highlight the Regency Auction XXI by Legend Rare Coin Auctions, set for May 18 at Harrah’s Hotel in New Orleans.
Our May 8. weekly print issue is out, and a few stories certainly stand out. One is the tale of Bill O'Rourke and the person who turned him into a numismatist; another presents a completely bogus and downright comical Chinese counterfeit coin.
An 1814 Capped Bust half dollar that sold in Heritage Auctions' recent sale of U.S. coins in Dallas is of two major error types. It was struck about 5 percent off center and it was struck at least three times.
There’s plenty more to Stack’s Bowers Galleries Baltimore Expo auctions than the famed Pogue Collection. The recent sale of the Blue Moon Collection offered rare coins outside of the headline-dominating Pogue sale.