Lists That Make Cents: Top 10 Favorite Comic Covers

Just over 40 years ago, my world changed in a way that I would not understand until many years later. My grandfather had his first heart attack. Back then, visiting hours were exactly that, the

Rare 1943 Penny Sells for Six Figures: How To Tell If You Have One Too

Did you see the famous 1943 Bronze Discovery Cent, found by a teenager in the 1940s, in the news recently? Perhaps you noticed this on television, online, or even heard about it on the radio.

Hobo Nickels: When Coins Become Art

The US Coins Auction at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show, which will be held Jan. 9-14 in Orlando, Fla., will feature the Don “H2O” Haley Hobo Nickel Collection, a group of 208 lots with

What Makes a Modern Circulating Coin Valuable?

One frequently asked question here at Heritage Auctions is, “What makes a modern circulating coin valuable?” While most circulation strike coins minted from the 1960s to present are very common and are worth very little

Propaganda Posters Keep the Patriotic Pride of the Early 20th Century Alive

The War of Nations, the War to End All Wars, the Good War, World War I, World War II – no matter the name, these conflicts of the early 20th century produced an unprecedented level

$5 Flea Market Find Painted by Treasured Texas Artist

On an otherwise non-noteworthy trip into a flea market in 1986, a man’s attention was drawn quickly to a large work on paper. The painting’s bold, rhythmic lines showed a river in unusual colors. He

Norman Rockwell: Challenging American Ideals through Illustration

Popularity often has a finite lifespan. Whether for an actor, athlete, political candidate, there usually comes a time when the public is ready for the next big thing. Norman Rockwell somehow escaped such constraints. Arguably

Rare Finds: The Rolex Daytona ‘John Player Special’ Ref. 6241

Whether new, pre-owned or vintage, the Rolex Daytona remains the most coveted and commercially successful model produced by the storied brand. The legendary timepiece design represents perhaps the most discussed family of watches currently being

From Takeoff to Touchdown: Artifacts Flown on the Two Most Important Flights in History

As would be expected, Heritage Auctions’ Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection™ Nov. 1-3 in Dallas is full of amazing artifacts relating to the first man to walk on the moon, from buttons

Einstein’s Letter Simplifying the Theory of Relativity

By 1952, the words “Albert Einstein” were synonymous with the word “genius.” Einstein was routinely stopped on the street by people asking him to explain “those theories,” which changed humanity’s perception of the universe and became pillars of