If auction activity at the first two national coin shows of 2014 (combined total sales of $105 million reported by Heritage Auctions) are any indicator of things to come for the coin market this year, it's going to be an exciting year indeed.
A "George Washington" tin toy U.S. ocean liner rose to $3,450 in a 430-lot coin and toy auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries this past fall.
The market for high-quality U.S. rare coins saw record-setting amounts paid and higher than average numbers of rare coins in the marketplace in 2013; which has collectors and dealers eager to see how rare coins fare in 2014.
Cordier Auctions’ Jewelry, Sterling, and Coin Auction in Dec. saw some sparkling results with a diamond filigree ring, an 8 carat opal brooch both finish as standouts of the sale.
Expert antiques appraiser Dr. G. Marchelos offers valuable insight for spotting modern commemorative souvenirs, while still learning something from history, in the latest installment of Ask the Experts.
A robust selection of atypical coins and nearly 200 vintage toys, including tin litho toys and several rare robots, will cross the auction block at Thomaston Place Auctions Sept. 19.
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After seeing success in its live "Regency Auctions" offering, Legendy-Morphy Rare Coin Auction is expanding with the addition of monthly Internet only auctions.
Token and medal dealers from across the country will converge on Reno, Nev. Aug. 30-31 for the annual National Token Collectors Association show, bringing with them displays of everything from gunfighter tokens to unique gold medals depicting states in the union.
Proceeds from the May 21 sale of a 1929 West, Texas $10 bill, and a special collectible poster, shown here, will benefit the victims of the April 17 fertilizer plant explosion.