6 Press Releases

Tag: Double Eagle

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    Rarities Night, Featuring the ESM Collection of Half Cents

    In the 1850s, Americans started exploring the West Coast for trade purposes. However, the American merchants were challenged by a lower value associated with Seated Liberty Dollars due to the decreasing silver content in those coins. To overcome this problem, commercial dollars with a higher silver content were minted from…

    Liberty Cap Half Cent. C-1a. Rarity-2. Normal Head. Large Edge Letters. MS-62 BN (PCGS).
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    CAC Approved Coinage US Coins Month-Long Online Auction

    The upcoming CAC-Approved US Coins event, offered by Heritage Auctions, brings nearly 200 coins to the auction block. One of the featured lots is a 1924-5C Buffalo nickel. This coin replaced the Liberty Head nickel in 1913 and was designed by sculptor James E. Fraser. The buffalo on the back…

    1894-O 25C MS64+ PCGS. CAC.
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    The Mackinaw Collection US Coins Month-Long Online Auction

    In 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt decided American coinage should be more decorative. He commissioned sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens for the initiative, and the result was the Saint-Gaudens double eagle coin. A 1931 Saint-Gaudens double eagle is highlighted in the upcoming US Coins event, offered by Heritage Auctions. The twenty-dollar coin shows…

    The 1931 is among the scarcest and most sought-after issues in the Saint-Gaudens double eagle
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    Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach

    In 1857, the S.S. Central America sunk, taking almost 14,000 kilograms of gold coins with it. This loss contributed to the financial panic of 1857. It wasn’t until 1986, when the Columbus-America Discovery Group found the remains of the S.S. Central America, that nearly 5,400 1857-S double eagles were recovered.…

    1875 $10 AU50 PCGS
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    FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando

    Heritage Auctions presents a collection of vintage American coins in the upcoming FUN US Coins Signature Auction. The numismatic history of America started with colonial coins made of silver before later incorporating different materials and designs. The auction will offer a 1927 double eagle American coin, which is among only…

    1792 H10C Half Disme, Judd-7, Pollock-7, R.4
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    Emporium Auction

    From the estate of Dr. Phillip George, the collection of more than 500 pieces captures the creative spirit of Emporium Auction. This auction by Brunk Auctions is a blend of diverse designs and styles, tracing back from 18th to 20th century, from Historical Staffordshire pitcher to modern prints.  Leading the auction is a Sarab gallery…

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