1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Sells for Record $81,562


After spirited bidding from 11 different collectors and dealers, the finest 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar ended up selling for a new all-time record price of $81,562 at GreatCollections (www.greatcollections.com) on Sunday, April 26th. This proof 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar, graded Proof-68+ by PCGS and approved by CAC, sold for a record $81,562 at … Read more

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 … Read more

Official Whitman Expo Auction realizes a total of nearly $24 million

Official Whitman Expo Auction realizes a total of nearly $24 million

Official Whitman Expo Auction realizes a total of nearly $24 million Santa Ana, CA. — The Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo presented by Stack’s Bowers Galleries saw total sales that exceeded $11.1 million. Part III of the Joel R. Anderson Collection realized over $8.6 million, while the Caine Collection … Read more

Half Disme Sells for Record $1.9 Million

half disme

The finest known 1792 silver Half Disme, once in the possession of then-Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson and personally owned by the first United States Mint Director David Rittenhouse, has been sold for a record $1,985,000 by Classic Coin Company (www.ClassicCoinCo.com) of Bridgewater, New Jersey. The finest known 1792 Half Disme, graded PCGS MS68 and … Read more

Big Small Notes Popular at Stack’s Bowers Auction

1928 $5000 bill

It has become normal to see small-size high-denomination notes dominate the top price tier in contemporary auctions. These notes are nearly always from the Series 1934 issue. Seeing one from the earlier Series 1928 does not often happen, so the appearance of one such $5,000 note at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries currency auction at the … Read more