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Tag: USA (Modern Period)

350.000 $ for a candy tin find

One of the very first coins to have been struck in what is now the United States, was discovered in a candy tin in a property of the Wentworth family. It now sold at Morton & Eden auction for an outstanding $351,912 (£264,000).

22nd Edition of Friedberg’s Paper Money of the United States

The Friedberg catalog of Paper Money from the United States has become a standard reference book on the subject over the last 68 years. The 22nd revised edition of 2021 is available in three different formats.

American Coins in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France

The coin cabinet at the Bibliothèque nationale de France is one of the biggest in the world. It also has a still little known and so far unpublished collection of North American coins and coins from the West Indies. Now former curator Jérôme Jambu has published the first volume of a catalogue.

ANA Money Museum Receives Multi-Million Dollar Donation

Dwight Manley donated more than 1,000 medals and coins from the Baker-Manley Collection to the ANA Edward C. Rochette Money Museum. Most of the items are related to President George Washington and include extremely rare and important specimens.

Gold, Silver, the Morgan Dollar and the Rarest Silver Crown of the Latin Monetary...

On 16 November 2021, Numismatica Genevensis will be auctioning a very important rarity: 5 francs, 1886 – the rarest silver crown of the Latin Monetary Union. Produced around the same time as the Morgan dollar, its rareness also shares the same economic and historical background: the overproduction of silver in the American town of Virginia City, Nevada.

New 1854 Period 1 California Fractional Gold Dollar Variety Discovered

Ken Glickman, an avid collector and researcher of California Fractional Gold coins, recently discovered a new die variety of this field. The last new unlisted variety was discovered in 2016 and sold recently for a record price of $57,600.

The 1933 Double Eagle Is Again The Most Expensive Coin of the World

The 1933 Double Eagle from the Stuart Weitzmann Collection was sold by Sotheby’s for $18.9 million. This specimen is the only of its kind authorized by the U.S. Government for private ownership and now for the second time the most valuable coin of the world.

Stuart Weitzman’s 1933 Double Eagle: Unique on the Market and Up For Sale

Sotheby’s will be offering the one and only 1933 Double Eagle legally authorized to be privately owned. It is expected to set a new world record.

$9.36 Million: Why the Brasher Doubloon Is the Most Expensive Gold Coin of the...

On 21 January 2021, a new record price was set by a Brasher Doubloon. At 7.69m euros, it is currently the world’s most expensive coin. We explain why someone invested so much money into this 1787 coin.

The Partrick Collection: Two Brasher Doubloons and much More

Over the course of a year, Heritage will offer the superb collection of early US coins by Donald G. Partrick. Among the rarities now graded by NGC are not just one, but two of the famous Brasher Doubloons, fabled rarities that rank among the most prized coins in all of numismatics.