Announcement: Sunday & Tuesday Internet Coin Auctions and Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auctions move to Heritage Live!

Our Weekly Internet Coin Auctions and World and Ancient Coin Auctions are closing with live, online auctions on's Heritage Live! platform beginning with the Internet Coin Auction that ends Sunday, September 21st and the World and Ancient Coin Auction that ends on Thursday, September 25th. Each lot is offered one at a time, in lot number order, in live auctions beginning at 8:00 PM CT. During this part of the auction, live bidders will be on Heritage Live! competing with each other and with previously placed Internet bids. The lot opens, requests live bids, and then closes when the bidding is finished. There is no change in how you place your secret maximum bids during the week the auctions are open on In addition, once bidding on ends, 2 hours before the live sessions start, you still have the option to leave proxy bids through Heritage Live!

For more information about Heritage Live!, please visit If you have any questions about this exciting format change, please contact us at 800-872-6467 or


Heritage Auction Appraisal Services

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About Us

Having assembled a superb team of experienced specialists, in fields ranging from American Paintings to Rare Coins to Sports Collectibles to Comic Books, we are pleased to offer our clients formal appraisals. Our Appraisals Services Department will work with you on the proper form of the appraisal to meet necessary purposes, the associated costs of producing the appraisal, and the timeline of completion of the final appraisal document.

Heritage provides Fair Market and Retail Replacement Value appraisals for the following purposes:

  • Charitable Donation
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Tax
  • Financial Planning
  • Gift Tax
  • Insurance
  • Trusts/Conservatorships

We offer complimentary initial assessments of individual items, collections, and estates to assist in determining the extent of the required appraisal service. Our appraisals meet all required IRS and legal conditions to function as qualified valuations of tangible property.

Appraisal Fees
Our competitive fees are based on an hourly or daily rate per specialist plus any travel and out-of-pocket expenses. Contact our Appraisal Services Department for the specific terms and fees associated with the appraisal of your particular property. If you later choose to sell property listed in a Heritage appraisal through a Heritage auction or private sale, all appraisal fees are fully refundable against the Seller's Commissions (but not against Buyer's Premiums) at a prorated rate based on the number and value of the property consigned for sale within a one year period from the issue date of the report.

Appraisal Agreement
All appraisals will require an Appraisal Agreement to be signed by the client prior to any work beginning on the appraisal. Please click here to view a sample Appraisal Agreement.

Appraisal Timeline
Most appraisals of fewer than 20 items will take a maximum of 4 weeks to deliver to the client once the property has been seen in person by a Heritage specialist in order to verify the actual condition and existence. For larger appraisals, an anticipated timeline for completion will be provided with the appraisal proposal letter.

Auction Estimates and Proposal For Sale
On request, Heritage will provide a complimentary listing of items from a Heritage appraisal with auction estimates and a proposal for sale through auction.

If you are considering selling your property at auction and do not need a formal written appraisal, Heritage provides free and confidential auction estimate valuations of property. Please follow this link to our "Consign Now" form to request auction estimates of your collection.
Click here to request a free auction estimate