A Classic 18th Century Silver Dollar

The first official US coins were made in 1792-1793. By the end of the 18th century, those coins were still very new to the country and someone was just as apt to see and spend Spanish, English or French coins as American coins. Spanish Silver was accepted as coinage as late as 1856 and words […]

October 24, 2018

Online-Only Discovery Auction

The current Online-Only Discovery Auction features items from the Whitehall Estate Collection, period furniture, sports memorabilia & collectibles, toys, metal work, contemporary & modern furniture, paintings & prints glassware, silver & jewelry. Toys         Trains       Sports Memorabilia       Furniture       Books        Collectibles Toys & Trains Lot 7069: Large Folk Art Carved Wood Engine […]

September 28, 2018

Trend Alert: Emeralds

Black dresses on the 2018 Golden Globes were not the only meaningful styles of the night— many actresses also sported emeralds, a jewel that is know to symbolize “hope, renewal and growth” all representing values of the Time’s Up movement, aiming to battle sexual assault. This green look definitely made an impact and set the […]

August 13, 2018

History of the Rarest of all Gemstones Today: Alexandrite

In our upcoming August 23rd Gallery Auction, we are proud to be offering a rare Platinum 2.76 ct Alexandrite & Diamond Ring.  It features a rare oval natural alexandrite weighing 2.76 carats with color changing from yellowish green to purplish brown. This gemstone is not only a beauty, but also has a rich history. (Lot […]

August 7, 2018

Alex Cooper Estate Attorney Information

Since 1924, we have concentrated our talents on the auction, real estate, fine arts & appraisal businesses. We’ve worked with thousands of families during transitional times and understand it can be overwhelming. At Alex Cooper, we care and make the process easy. We specialize in both real estate and estate sales – with in-house expertise […]

July 13, 2018

A Big Story on a Little Gold Coin

In our upcoming July 19th Gallery Auction, Alex Cooper is happy to offer a variety of unique coins and currency. We have an assortment of Ancient, US, and World coins in this sale. Here are the top picks from the collection: Lot #656 [US] 1853 Gold $1 Liberty, AU55 Major Obv Cud A “cud” on a […]

July 10, 2018