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COIN FINDS: Die Cracked War Time Coins

My luck at finding old coins has improved a lot lately. I’ve received two 1944 wheat pennies in Fine+ condition. Also, one 1918 wheat penny in change from a local Subway restaurant; other than slight rim wear, it was in excellent condition. I found two 1964 silver Roosevelts, one 1958 silver Roosevelt, and one 1962 …

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NGC-Graded Ancient and World Coins Top Heritage January New York Sale

Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) topped the Heritage Auctions World and Ancient Coins sale held January 6-7, 2019 in New York. In all, 10 lots of NGC-certified coins realized prices greater than $100,000. This 1728 Netherlands East Indies Gold Proof Pattern Ducaton, graded NGC PF 64, brought $336,000 The sale’s highlight was the …

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1885 Trade Dollar Realizes $3.96 Million at Heritage Sale

The finest-known 1885 Trade dollar — among the rarest and most enigmatic issues in all of American coinage – sold for $3,960,000 million through Heritage Auctions Thursday evening, Jan. 10, following a winning bid cast by collector Dell Loy Hansen of Logan, Utah. This rare 1885 Trade Dollar sold for $3.96 million. (Imaged by Heritage …

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Armstrong Artifacts Top $5.2 Million

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The nearly 1,000 CAG-certified items from the collection of astronaut Neil Armstrong  — the first man to walk on the moon — and his immediate family members were sold by Heritage Auctions and set numerous records. In fact, the five all-time highest prices realized for space collectibles at Heritage Auctions, a firm that has sold …

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