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Gavels ’n’ Paddles: 1776 U.S. silver dollar, $1.41 million, Heritage

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: 1776 U.S. silver dollar, $1.41 million, Heritage

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: 1776 U.S. silver dollar, $1.41 million, Heritage Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A 1776 Continental silver dollar – the finest of only four silver Continental currency dollars known to exist from the birth of the American Republic – sold for $1.41 million at a sale of U.S. Colonial coins […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English silver tankard, $5,900, Richard Winterton

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English silver tankard, $5,900, Richard Winterton

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: English silver tankard, $5,900, Richard Winterton Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare English silver tankard, made in the early 18th century, during the reign of King George I, possibly by the little-known Exeter silversmith Andrew Worth, sold for $5,900 at an auction held March 26-27 by […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Five half-dollar coins, $4,313, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Five half-dollar coins, $4,313, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Five half-dollar coins, $4,313, Jeffrey S. Evans Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall One lot consisting of five U.S. silver flowing hair and draped bust half-dollar coins, for the years 1795, 1801, 1802, 1803 (large 3) and 1805, sold for $4,313 at a Variety Auction held Feb. 22 […]

Ken's Korner: 1,200 silver bars are rescued from wreck

Ken’s Korner: 1,200 silver bars are rescued from wreck – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 Just over 1,200 silver bars, weighing 1.4 million troy ounces and worth a staggering $225 million, have been rescued from a World War II shipwreck 300 miles off the coast of Ireland. The ship was the […]