First US Mint Issues Highlight April Central States Heritage Auction

The Central States Numismatic Society Convention marks its 80th anniversary this year, and Heritage Auctions is proud to be the Official Auctioneer once again. Our CSNS Signature Auction runs from April 25-28, with Platinum Nightscheduled for the evening of Thursday, April 25, at 7 PM CT. Most notable among the many outstanding offerings in this … Read more

Half Disme Sells for Record $1.9 Million

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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

Herzog Collection of Loan Certificates Hitting Auction!

The Herzog Collection will hit ANA Auction! One of the finest collections ever assembled of American monetary instruments, the John E. Herzog Collection of United States Loan Certificates 1837-2000, will be sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money Aug. 14. The collection was formed over five decades by … Read more

These ARE NOT the Error Coins You Are Looking For!

  From just plain tarnished to totally screwed up! These coins are simply not keepers and not error coins! These are a few examples of error coins that just won’t make the cut when it comes to collecting. I will explain why and show some more and less dramatic examples.   Comment or email us … Read more