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Holabird Western Americana 5-day auction generates strong results
RENO, Nev. – An 1862 Abraham Lincoln silver peace medal in near-uncirculated condition sold for $18,750, an original 1865 tintype of George Armstrong Custer from a photograph taken by Civil War-era photographer Matthew Brady rang up $5,750, and three scarce and historically significant ingots (two silver, one gold) brought a combined $86,792 in a five-day […]
1943 error penny found in lunch money could fetch fortune at auction
DALLAS – Collectors of American coins have their eyes riveted on a 1943 bronze Lincoln penny known as the “Off-Metal Planchet Error” cent. The legendary one-cent coin is being offered in an online auction conducted by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions, with the leading bid now standing at $130,000 [as of 12 noon ET, Jan. 10, 2019].
Error coin, a dime struck onto a nail, is headed to auction
NEW YORK (AP) – Is it a dime? Or is it a nail? In probably one of the oddest items to come to the world of coin collecting, Dallas-based Heritage Auctions has announced the sale of a Roosevelt dime that was accidentally (or some say deliberately) struck onto a zinc nail. Yes, that piece […]