Author Archive | David Crenshaw

2019 Blue Book Cover


Expanded With Full-Color Sections The newest edition of the Handbook of United States Coins debuts in late May 2018. Known to collectors as the Blue Book, it is the best-selling annual guide to wholesale prices paid by U.S. coin dealers. The 304-page 76th edition, with a 2019 cover date, has been fully updated and expanded […]

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Heritage Auctions Brokers Sale of 1787 Brasher Doubloon

Private transaction is most valuable single item sold in company history The first gold coin struck in the United States – the finest certified 1787 New York Brasher Doubloon – has been sold for more than $5 million in a private treaty transaction involving Heritage Auctions, Monaco Rare Coins and an anonymous West Coast collector. The […]

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2000-P Sacagawea Dollar/Washington Quarter Mule (Obverse)

Newly Discovered Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is delighted to offer the 17th known example of the famous (2000)-P Sacagawea dollar / Washington quarter mule in their Official Auction of the Whitman Coins & Collectibles Baltimore Expo this March. This blunder is among the greatest Mint errors of modern numismatics and has captured the imagination of collectors and roll […]

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David Spivey

Heritage Auctions Awards $10,000 Auction Credit to Drawing Winner

Continuing a tradition that has spanned more than two decades, Heritage Auctions has awarded a $10,000 auction credit to client David Spivey through a drawing among those collectors who took part in the firm’s annual numismatic survey. The North Carolina resident’s interest in collecting started out the way it does for many, when childhood curiosity led to […]

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PNG Creates Special 1 Ounce .999 Silver Rounds

The Professional Numismatist Guild’s Accredited Precious Metals Dealers program has created special one-ounce .999 fine silver bullion rounds. Participating PNG-APMD dealers will be selling the rounds to collectors and investors at competitive prices lower than some other one-ounce silver bullion products on the market. “These handsome rounds with a proof-like luster are slightly larger than […]

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Save the Date: December 9, 2017!

This year’s annual Holiday/Christmas party will be at the Cross Creek Cafe in Buckhead. We will have a private room with its own entrance. The party starts at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 9. The buffet includes: Mixed Greens with Choice of Dressings Waldorf Salad/Cranberry Sauce Silver Dollar French Rolls/Butter Roast Turkey with Cornbread Dressing Honey Glazed […]

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Highfill Releases Silver Dollar Encyclopedia Update

This book was created especially for numismatists of all ages. It is full of the energy of John W. Highfill and a gathering of the finest talent that this industry has to offer. The Special Guest of Authors (listed separately below), have united with Mr. Highfill in order to produce this work. They are providing […]

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Scholarship Auction Raises Over $3,000

The club’s scholarship auction was very successful. The auction raises money to fund the club’s American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar Scholarship. The auction was called by professional auctioneer Lindsey Goff. He’s the owner of Silver Eagles Coins & Collectibles, Conyers, Georgia. Everyone enjoyed pizza, soft drinks, and desserts provided by the club. All 108 lots […]

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Sierra Prospector Finds Giant Gold Nugget

KPIX in San Francisco reported on Sept. 3 about an 18-ounce gold nugget that was discovered in central California. There’s gold in ‘dem der hills! A prospector in the Sierra found a gold nugget the size of a T-bone steak. Now local businesses in the town of Jamestown, about 60 east of Stockton, are banking […]

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