Holiday Desires: Coins

As evidence supporting the scope of coin collecting around the world, Norman Scrivener, a consultant at Doyle New York, references a quote from King George V, who declared the practice “the hobby of kings and the king of hobbies.” With so many collectors and so many coins to collect, Scrivener says any serious collector will […]

Collectibles: Mane Attraction

A dollar is not worth what it once was, especially if it is a particular Flowing Hair silver dollar from 1794. That coin should sell for at least $5 million during the annual Stack’s Bowers Americana auction January 22 through 24 in New York City. The name references the lush locks of the woman rendered […]