Tag Archives: Coin Collecting

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1927-D double eagle coin, $1.292 million, Heritage

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1927-D double eagle coin, $1.292 million, Heritage

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1927-D double eagle coin, $1.292 million, Heritage Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A legendary 1927-D double eagle U.S. gold coin, the rarest coin ever minted in Denver and the key among circulation issue Saint-Gaudens double eagles, sold for $1.292 million at an auction of the Bently Collection […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1826 half eagle gold coin, $235,000, ANA (Heritage)

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1826 half eagle gold coin, $235,000, ANA (Heritage)

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1826 half eagle gold coin, $235,000, ANA (Heritage) Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An 1826 half eagle five-dollar gold coin, very rare because so many of them were melted down, sold for $235,000 at an auction held Feb. 27-28 and March 2 by Heritage Auctions (based in […]

Until It Breaks

Until It Breaks

Until It Breaks Repeated stress of striking coins can wear down machinery, creating unique – and collectible – coins By John Dale Beety of Heritage Auctions Like factories, the U.S. Mints in Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco and West Point use heavy machinery to make the billions of coins produced for the country each year. Also […]

Coin Collecting is No Joke… Parts I and II

Collecting Coins with Jeff Figler

Coin Collecting is No Joke… Parts I and II Collecting Coins with Jeff Figler by Jeff Figler Yes, coins. Those small little things that people carry around with them or store them in safe places. As with some other types of collectibles such as records, it is difficult to select the most valuable or rare. […]