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25 09, 2018

1792 Half Disme Sold For Record Price Of Nearly $2 Million

By |2018-09-25T22:06:24+00:00September 25th, 2018|Coin Shop Blog|Comments Off on 1792 Half Disme Sold For Record Price Of Nearly $2 Million

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 of Bridgewater, New Jersey. It is the highest price ever paid for any U.S. half dime, a denomination struck between 1792 and 1873. The word “DISME” on the reverse of the 1792-dated coins is an early spelling of dime. The half dismes were the first coins struck under authority of the 1788 United States Constitution and the first struck by authority [...]

14 09, 2018

Kolbe & Fanning Dish About The Philly ANA Show, Hot Numismatic Literature & Cool Finds

By |2018-09-14T22:10:48+00:00September 14th, 2018|Coin Shop Blog|Comments Off on Kolbe & Fanning Dish About The Philly ANA Show, Hot Numismatic Literature & Cool Finds

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, Editor George Kolbe and David Fanning are perhaps the most dynamic of duos in the numismatic literary world, and they manned an expansive booth at the ANA World's Fair of Money last month in Philadelphia. Of course, we at CDN Publishing were there, too, and throughout the days of the event, I went out to interview several dealers and other numismatic luminaries at the ANA show. I simply couldn't pass up the opportunity to talk with Kolbe and Fanning, who I've talked with in the past and have learned much from through our conversations. I threw the [...]

13 09, 2018

John Brush Of David Lawrence Rare Coins Talks About Ultra Rarities & The Hansen Collection

By |2018-09-13T22:10:47+00:00September 13th, 2018|Coin Shop Blog|Comments Off on John Brush Of David Lawrence Rare Coins Talks About Ultra Rarities & The Hansen Collection

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, Editor It's one thing to talk about rare coins, and it's another to actually handle them. Yet, John Brush, President of David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) in Virginia Beach does both in a recent interview we at the CDN team taped during the ANA World's Fair of Money Show in Philadelphia last month. Brush is a busy guy, and he has been especially busy lately helping famous coin collector Dell Loy Hansen assemble a coin collection billed as the most complete cabinet of United States coins ever assembled, even topping the legendary collection built during the 20th [...]

6 09, 2018

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in August

By |2018-09-06T22:14:22+00:00September 6th, 2018|Coin Shop Blog|Comments Off on CAC Coins Bring Premiums in August

CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in the Heritage Auctions and Stack's Bowers events at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World's Fair of Money show in Philadelphia. Also, CAC coins continued to bring substantial premiums in Internet sales by GreatCollections. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. On August 12, GreatCollections sold a CAC-approved MS64 grade 1857 Flying Eagle cent for $1,649. This same firm sold certified MS64 1856 Flying Eagle cents, without CAC stickers, for $1,056 on March 25, 2018, for $1,132 on November 5, 2017, and for [...]

31 08, 2018

ANA Coin Show in Philadelphia Draws Nearly 10,000, Offered Numismatic Feast For The Eyes

By |2018-08-31T22:11:44+00:00August 31st, 2018|Coin Shop Blog|Comments Off on ANA Coin Show in Philadelphia Draws Nearly 10,000, Offered Numismatic Feast For The Eyes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, Editor The American Numismatic Association (ANA) World's Fair of Money convention held in Philadelphia August 14-18, 2018 was a rousing success by many measures. The ANA just released the total attendance figures for the coin show, and we now know 9,939 people walked through the doors of the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City to enjoy one of the biggest East Coast numismatic events in years. And it wasn't just big attendance numbers that helped make the ANA World's Fair of Money a success, but also record figures for some rare coins and currency that crossed the [...]

25 08, 2018

Scott Travers Talks Rare Coins, Real Deals & Rhodium Investments

By |2018-08-25T04:10:27+00:00August 25th, 2018|Coin Shop Blog|Comments Off on Scott Travers Talks Rare Coins, Real Deals & Rhodium Investments

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, Editor Noted coin expert and numismatic author Scott Travers was at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World's Fair of Money in Philadelphia and we at CDN Publishing were there, too, offering the new Monthly Greysheet and signing up many new subscribers for our various publications. For months, we and Travers had been wanting to sit down together for a podcast interview and thought it a serendipitous opportunity to do so at the ANA show in Philly. So, that we did, and the lively conversation was enlightening, educational, and - yes - entertaining! CDN Publisher John Feigenbaum conducted the wide-reaching 22-minute [...]

24 08, 2018

Joel. R. Anderson Collection of United States Currency Auction Realizes Nearly $10 Million in 2nd Sale

By |2018-08-24T22:16:13+00:00August 24th, 2018|Coin Shop Blog|Comments Off on Joel. R. Anderson Collection of United States Currency Auction Realizes Nearly $10 Million in 2nd Sale

Stack's Bowers Galleries' August 16 offering of Part II of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money in Philadelphia, achieved nearly $10 million as a room full of enthusiasts vied with online bidders to take home unique, extremely rare and finest-known pieces, as well as type notes in incredible condition. In all, the 70 lots realized $9,652,860, with two notes bringing over $1 million each and well over a quarter of the lots crossing the $100,000 mark. Lot 2021, an 1861 $50 Interest Bearing note (Fr. 202a), the only collectible example of the series and an incredible [...]

23 08, 2018

Ultra Rare 1854-S $5 Gold Coin Acquired By David Lawrence Rare Coins and John Albanese

By |2018-08-23T22:13:15+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Coin Shop Blog|Comments Off on Ultra Rare 1854-S $5 Gold Coin Acquired By David Lawrence Rare Coins and John Albanese

  On August 15th during an auction held at the American Numismatic Association's World Fair of Money in Philadelphia, John Brush of David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) and John Albanese of Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) acquired the fourth identified example of the world-famous 1854-S No Motto Half Eagle for $2.16 million. The coin, which was graded and authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as Extremely Fine 45, was recently discovered by a New England collector who had the coin submitted to NGC by a dealer acquaintance believing it to be counterfeit. Prior to the discovery of this piece, only three examples [...]

20 08, 2018

Newly Discovered 1854-S $5 Gold Coin Sold for $2.1 Million at Heritage Auctions

By |2018-08-20T22:17:40+00:00August 20th, 2018|Coin Shop Blog|Comments Off on Newly Discovered 1854-S $5 Gold Coin Sold for $2.1 Million at Heritage Auctions

Newly discovered fourth existing 1854-S $5 gold piece initially called a fake One of the world's rarest coins, the fourth known genuine surviving 1854-S San Francisco Mint $5 gold piece  – initially believed to be a fake – sold for $2,160,000 Thursday, August 16, by Heritage Auctions in Philadelphia. The 19th-century gold rarity is one of just 268 struck by the San Francisco Mint in 1854, an extraordinarily low mintage for a U.S. gold coin produced during the California Gold Rush. Of the three remaining 1854-S $5 Liberty half eagle gold coins, one is sequestered in the National Numismatic Collection [...]

16 08, 2018

Busy Wednesday at ANA Philly Coin Show

By |2018-08-16T22:20:19+00:00August 16th, 2018|Coin Shop Blog|Comments Off on Busy Wednesday at ANA Philly Coin Show

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, CDN Editor It was Wednesday at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World's Fair of Money coin show in Philadelphia, but don't tell that to coin dealers – many of whom may have sworn it was a Friday or Saturday, based on robust crowds and the overall buzz in the room at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. We at CDN Publishing, booth 923, observed a steady crowd and constant foot traffic over at our table. Many copies of and subscriptions for the Greysheet were sold today, but on top of that we received excellent feedback on our revamped Greysheet, which [...]

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