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Heritage Auctions’ Mobile App Adds PCGS Coin Barcode Scanning

Quick-scan feature taps into census and Heritage price archives on Android and iOS smartphones 24Beginning this week, numismatists may access data on more than 38.2 million coins graded by Professional Coin Grading Service (NASDAQ: CLCT) in an important barcode scanning update to Heritage Auctions’ Mobile App. The barcode scan also offers instant access to 2.2 […]

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Heritage Auctions’ New Mobile App

Collectors may browse and bid in hundreds of auctions and access more than 4 million prices realized from the convenience of their smartphone with the debut of the Heritage Auctions Mobile App. The new, free smartphone application offers Face ID and Touch ID sign-in, free appraisals using your device’s camera, instant lot tracking and one-touch […]

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Rare 1882 Gold Certificate To Attract Strong Bidding

An extremely rare 1882 gold certificate that could sell for $500,000 or more is expected to draw the heaviest pursuit among serious collectors at the FUN Currency Auction in Tampa, Fla. “The January FUN auction is like no other event,” Heritage Auctions Currency Director Dustin Johnston said. “Each year, we encounter some really extraordinary rarities, […]

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1861 Original Confederate Half Dollar Headlines Auction

Heritage Auctions is pleased to announce their ninth presentation of selections from the incomparable Eric P. Newman Collection. Both currency and U.S. coins from the Eric P. Newman Collection highlight Day One of our three-day Signature Auction, to be held November 1-3 at Heritage’s World Headquarters at 3500 Maple Avenue in Dallas. Currency items start […]

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Two U.S. Pennies Equal Nearly $500,000

Two of the rarest U.S. coins ever discovered sold for nearly $500,000 at a public auction held in conjunction with the world’s largest coin show. A newly-discovered 1943 Lincoln penny shot to $282,000 because it was made of the wrong material and a 1792 Penny – lost for 130 years – sold for $211,500 Wednesday, […]

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Rare, High-Grade U.S. Gold, Ancient Shekel Offered at ANA Convention Auction

The largest numismatic convention of the year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Convention, will feature historically-important discoveries during Heritage Auctions’ Aug. 2-3 Platinum Night events in Denver. The live auctions span U.S. gold, World and Ancient rarities and choice currency specimens. “We are offering rarities not seen on the market in generations,” said Greg Rohan, […]

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Birch Cent Not Seen in 55 Years

The consignment deadline for Heritage Auctions’ 2017 American Numismatic Association Auction July 31-Aug. 7 is June 21, so sellers still have a few days to submit their high-end collections to appear along with special offerings, such as a 1792 Parmelee Birch Cent offered at auction for the first time in 55 years. “This elusive Birch […]

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Portugalöser sold for $179,000 in Amsterdam

Heritage Auctions Europe recently sold a 10 dukat “Portugalöser,” struck by the city of Deventer in the year 1640 to compete with Portuguese coinage circulating in Brazil, for $179,000 –  by far a record price ever realized for a coin of the pre-Kingdom Dutch provinces. “Heritage Auctions Europe has been growing steadily since its opening […]

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1802 Half Dimes Book

New Book on 1802 Half Dimes

The 1802 half dime is one of the great rarities in U.S. numismatics. It is without a doubt the key date early half dime. Despite its notoriety as a classic numismatic rarity, less is known about the 1802 half dime’s mintage and survival rate than that of many other rare American coins … until now. […]

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