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Conditional Rarity & the Set Registry Effect

Unlike most pieces of decorative arts offered at auction houses across the country, the number of coins produced by series, year, and mint is well documented by the governing bodies that created them. This allows for fairly consistent estimations of rarity. With the introduction of third-party grading in the 1970s and 80s came a standardized system in which a coin’s condition is assigned a numerical value. This led to an accurate estimation of a coin’s worth based on what examples at the assigned grade had previously sold for.Read More

Providence Consignment Day | October 9

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9 | 11AM-3PM | PROVIDENCE, RI

Skinner is inviting consignments for upcoming 2019 auctions. Meet with Skinner experts in Providence, RI on October 9 for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your jewelry, fine art, Asian art, modern design, and coins & currency. Appointments required. Please register and a member of our team will contact you directly for an appointment time. High-quality photos are recommended for large or particularly fragile items.Read More