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Gem Uncirculated 1809 Half Cent Among Many Highlights in Our Upcoming iAuction Event

Gem Uncirculated 1809 Half Cent Among Many Highlights in Our Upcoming iAuction Event

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

Believe it or not, there was a time in America when a half cent could actually make a purchase. At a time when Spanish-American silver coins were the backbone of circulating currency in America, a “bit” or one eighth of a Spanish Milled dollar was worth 12 ½ cents. 
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Scarce Choice AU 1861 Three-Dollar Gold Highlights Our Upcoming iAuction Event

Scarce Choice AU 1861 Three-Dollar Gold Highlights Our Upcoming iAuction Event

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

By now many clients have participated in one or more of our iAuction events, and small wonder. These popular Internet-only sales offer many great items for collectors to bid on. A case in point is this week’s highlight, a sparkling deep orange-gold AU-58 1861 three-dollar gold piece in a PCGS holder with the CAC “green bean” sticker of approval. 
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Scarce Choice Mint State 1894/1894 Indian Head Cent

Scarce Choice Mint State 1894/1894 Indian Head Cent

By Greg Cohen, Numismatist & Consignment Director, U.S. & World Coins

For many years, the Indian Head cent has been avidly collected by serious numismatists, and over the years, many interesting varieties, including Doubled Dies, Repunched Dates, and others have been discovered and cataloged in detail by numismatic researchers and scholars.
Author: Greg Cohen
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Nero “Port of Ostia” Sestertius

Nero “Port of Ostia” Sestertius

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The weekly iAuctions here at Stack’s Bowers are a great source for collectible coins within a reasonable budget! Every month (closing on the first Sunday of the month) these iAuctions will contain World and/or Ancient coins, with the inclusion of some notable highlights such as this piece, a scarce and highly sought after bronze Sestertius of Nero, the famed “Port of Ostia” issue. 
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Exceptional Mint State 1798/7 Eagle Rarity Highlights Our Upcoming iAuction Collector Appreciation Event

Exceptional Mint State 1798/7 Eagle Rarity Highlights Our Upcoming iAuction Collector Appreciation Event

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

Just when you think you’ve seen it all in our popular iAuction events, along comes an early American gold piece with aesthetic charm, Mint State quality, and with a scarce die variety thrown in for good measure. The 1798/7 Capped Bust Right eagle, BD-1, has obverse stars arranged nine left and four right (9X4 as collectors know it). 
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Gorgeously Toned 1888 Gem Cameo Proof Quarter One of Many iAuction Treats This Week

Gorgeously Toned 1888 Gem Cameo Proof Quarter One of Many iAuction Treats This Week

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

An exceptionally lovely and richly toned Gem Cameo Proof 1888 quarter dollar, certified Proof-65 Cameo by PCGS, is one of numerous highlights in the current iAuction sale. The surfaces of this Gem Proof are awash with bold navy blue, gold, lilac, and rose iridescence in varying degrees. 
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Uncirculated 1804 Half Eagle Featured in This Week’s iAuction #3494

Uncirculated 1804 Half Eagle Featured in This Week’s iAuction #3494

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

This week’s iAuction #3494 features a Mint State-62 NGC-certified 1804 half eagle with Small 8 date style. Representing die pairing BD-2 of the year (a Rarity-4+ variety), this example displays billowy luster and excellent eye appeal, especially for the given grade. Early half eagles are in great demand of late, and lovely examples such as this generally find their way into our famous Rarities Night public auction events. 
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Penultimate Date 1888 $3 Highlights Our Upcoming iAuction #3493

Penultimate Date 1888 $3 Highlights Our Upcoming iAuction #3493

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

A Choice MS-63 PCGS-certified 1883 three-dollar gold piece is but one of many interesting and exciting coins coming up for bids in our next iAuction numismatic sales event. Since their inception, our iAuctions have gained momentum, and more and more collectors turn to us now on a weekly basis to add great coins to their collections. 
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