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Young Numismatists Volunteer as Pages at FUN Summer Coin Convention. VIDEO: 2:32

Young Numismatists Volunteer as Pages at FUN Summer Coin Convention. VIDEO: 2:32

FUN Young Numismatist Page Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. When a dealer needs a cup of coffee or some food brought to their table while at a convention the Florida United Numismatist organization provides a team of volunteer pages to assist them. These are young numismatists that learn about working to earn money and study about […]

By July 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July

VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July

As reported in VAMs and More: The View…. The so-called experts predict it is the fall before a major rebound in VAM prices. The predictions came in articles in Coin World and on the CoinTalk websites. Time can only confirm that look into the crystal ball, but sales at the mid-July auction by Heritage were, […]

By July 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Metal Detecting Popularity on Display at Summer FUN Convention. VIDEO: 2:19

Metal Detecting Popularity on Display at Summer FUN Convention. VIDEO: 2:19

Bradley Stocker, Kellyco Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….. Stories of finding a buried treasure inspire hope in many people. A great way to increase one’s chances of finding a fortune is to have a metal detector. Copyright © CoinWeek July 2014 2014 Summer FUN SHOW – Orlando Florida: The Florida United Numismatists is host of the […]

By July 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
APMEX News: APMEX Named Authorized Purchaser of the United States Mint

APMEX News: APMEX Named Authorized Purchaser of the United States Mint

APMEX News: APMEX, Inc., one of the nation’s largest online precious metals companies, is now an Authorized Purchaser with the United States Mint to purchase gold and platinum bullion coins directly from the United States Mint. Previously, APMEX was an Authorized Purchaser of the United States Mint silver bullion coins and with this announcement joins a […]

By July 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Dealer in Modern Chinese Coins Talks About the Market. VIDEO: 7:54

Dealer in Modern Chinese Coins Talks About the Market. VIDEO: 7:54

Keqin Sun, Modern Numismatic Web…. Translator: Rachel Luo Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Includes Chinese language and translation. Collectors Universe and Professional Coin Grading Service sponsored a select group of Chinese dealers to come to the Long Beach Expo where they share their perspective of the markets in China and America. Copyright © CoinWeek – Long […]

By July 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Franklin Half Dollar Specialist Rick Tomaska Debuts Coin Show Tonight

Franklin Half Dollar Specialist Rick Tomaska Debuts Coin Show Tonight

CoinWeek staff reports…. A new coin show on Dish Network’s Rare Collectibles TV Channel, featuring California-based coin dealer Rick Tomaska, will debut tonight. Tomaska is a well-known specialist in the Franklin half dollar series and the author of two notable books: A Complete Guide to Franklin Half Dollars (1997) and Whitman’s Red Book Guide to Franklin and Kennedy […]

By July 17, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Gold Coin Expert Paul Nugget Launches New Coin Business

Gold Coin Expert Paul Nugget Launches New Coin Business

After more than four decades in leadership roles at major numismatic companies, noted gold coin expert Paul Nugget has gone into business for himself. “I want to get the word out that I’m just as active as ever in the coin market,” Nugget said in announcing his new venture. “More than anything else, I want […]

By July 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Following in Her Family’s Paper Money Footsteps. VIDEO: 1:42

Following in Her Family’s Paper Money Footsteps. VIDEO: 1:42

Bianca Bart, ExecutiveCurrency.com Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. What are the reasons a young person decides to make a career in buying and selling paper money? It might make sense if you family already does it as a business. Learn why a young lady just graduated from college decided to join the family bank note business. […]

By July 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Orders & Medals Society of America Announces Annual Convention Dates

Orders & Medals Society of America Announces Annual Convention Dates

Convention to be held in Irvine, California from August 14-17… The annual convention of the Orders & Medals Society of America is coming to Irvine, California in about four weeks time, this year one week after the ANA. Commonly known as OMSA, members of the numismatic specialty group collect, research and preserve USA and worldwide […]

By July 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Michael Bugeja’s New Book Offers Tips to Sell Coins Online

Michael Bugeja’s New Book Offers Tips to Sell Coins Online

Numismatic writer and Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee member Michael Bugeja has assembled a new, updated work–Online Coin Auctioneering–intended for estate auctioneers considering or already selling on a portal such as AuctionZip, iCollector or Proxibid. The advice in this new work also pertains to eBay and coin dealer auctions. Bugeja writes that all online coin auctions, […]

By July 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Chinese Coin Expert Talks about the Market. VIDEO: 6:20

Chinese Coin Expert Talks about the Market. VIDEO: 6:20

Chen Hao Min, Coin in Coin Company, Translator: Rachel Luo Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. Includes Chinese language and translation. Another of the top dealers enlisted by Collectors Universe and PCGS to come to America and the Long Beach Expo talks about the market in the United States and China. Copyright © CoinWeek – Long Beach […]

By July 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
FUN Opening Ceremony Coin Convention 2014 Summer. VIDEO: 3:50

FUN Opening Ceremony Coin Convention 2014 Summer. VIDEO: 3:50

Tony Swicer, President, Florida United Numismatists……… The 8th annual Summer FUN Coin Convention opening ceremony is hosted by President Tony Swicer who shares all the events that make this coin show one of the tops in the country. Activities for collectors include 200+ dealer booths, exhibits, lectures, a coin auction by Heritage, Boy Scout and […]

By July 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Early Photos and Images of the United States Mint. VIDEO: 7:15

Early Photos and Images of the United States Mint. VIDEO: 7:15

John Mercanti, Former Chief Engraver United States Mint…… John Mercanti worked for the United States Mint until he retired in 2010. He assembled a collection of early pictures of the Mint that have seldom been seen. See these remarkable images of history that show the changes of the place where America’s money was first made. […]

By July 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Austrian Mint’s “Back from the Dead” Series Returns with “Tertiary Period” Silver Coin

Austrian Mint’s “Back from the Dead” Series Returns with “Tertiary Period” Silver Coin

Tertiary Period Silver Coin is the series’ fourth installment…. On September 10, the Austrian Mint will issue the fourth coin in its popular “Back from the Dead” dinosaur coin series, accompanied with a new and improved augmented reality app. The first two coins of the series moved from “Life in the Water”, to “Life in the […]

By July 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Chinese Coin Auction House Comes to Long Beach Expo. VIDEO: 3:30

Chinese Coin Auction House Comes to Long Beach Expo. VIDEO: 3:30

Zuo Jinghua, Beijing ChengXuan Auctions Company, Ltd. … Translator: Rachel Luo …. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… Includes Chinese language and translation. One of the top Auction/dealers enlisted by Collectors Universe and PCGS to come to America and the Long Beach Expo talks about the market in the United States and China. Copyright © CoinWeek – […]

By July 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Worldwide Paper Money Market Perspective. VIDEO: 2:34

Worldwide Paper Money Market Perspective. VIDEO: 2:34

Corne Akkermans, Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… Paper money collecting is a worldwide phenomenon. Find out what an auctioneer from the Netherlands thinks about the international bank note hobby. Copyright © CoinWeek – June 2014 Since its inception in 1977, the International Paper Money Show is known only as “Memphis” to the fraternity of collectors […]

By July 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
$2 Bill Documentary Film to Include Some Collectors at Memphis Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 2:30.

$2 Bill Documentary Film to Include Some Collectors at Memphis Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 2:30.

A new film is being produced by filmmaker John Bennardo called “The Two Dollar Bill Documentary” will soon be available for viewing. Gathering information about $2 bills John interviewed collectors from all over the country including some who attended the International Paper Money Show in Memphis. These collectors share their story of what it is […]

By July 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Error Paper Money Exhibit on Display at Memphis 2014. VIDEO: 2:47

Error Paper Money Exhibit on Display at Memphis 2014. VIDEO: 2:47

Bob Liddell, Paper Money Exhibitor Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……….. The International Paper Money Show in Memphis has some of the best exhibits of bank notes of any convention. We talked to Bob Liddell who show his collection of error small size notes and talked about how he was able to acquire many of the pieces. […]

By July 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Why People Collect $2 Bills. VIDEO: 3:24

Why People Collect $2 Bills. VIDEO: 3:24

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com, with Frederick Bart, Ollis Hull, and Michael Skourtes……. The $2 bill is a bank note that is collected by many people. CoinWeek talked to collectors and dealers alike to find out why this particular denomination is so popular with collectors. Copyright © CoinWeek – June 2014 Since its inception in 1977, […]

By July 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Legend Numismatics Rare Coin Market Report – First Week of July

Legend Numismatics Rare Coin Market Report – First Week of July

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ………………….. We were suspect and not surprised at the fast paced major change of events we had happen in LEGENDS market. Its like a huge KABOOM of fireworks just exploded. Prior to the Gardner Auction, our market wavered but was still active. If we got the right coins, we had(have) […]

COOL CURRENCY! Memphis International Paper Money Show 2014. VIDEO: 7:21

COOL CURRENCY! Memphis International Paper Money Show 2014. VIDEO: 7:21

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Bianca Bart, $10,000 gold note, Ollis Hull, 1928-C $2 Block B mule, Fred Bart, First Charter National Bank Note sheet, Bob Liddell, triple printed small size error National, and Michael Skourtes, 1976 serial #2 $2 & 1899 serial #2,000,000 silver Certificate. Learn about notes you can cherrypick from dealers, the value […]

Rare Golden Goose Casino Chip Sells for $75,000

Rare Golden Goose Casino Chip Sells for $75,000

At this year’s Casino Chip & Gaming Tokens Collectors Club (CC&GTCC) convention, the sale of two unique chips caused tremendous excitement when their stories were revealed. An extraordinarily rare $5 Golden Goose Casino Chip sold for a whopping $75,000! The Golden Goose was located at 20 E. Fremont Street (currently the site of Glitter Gulch) and […]

International Association of Professional Numismatists Meet in Monte Carlo

International Association of Professional Numismatists Meet in Monte Carlo

The International Association of Professional Numismatists (I.A.P.N.) held its 63rd General Assembly in Monte Carlo, May 29th-June 1st 2014 in the Principality of Monaco. A total of thirty eight of the world’s leading numismatic firms met to attend the congress, with an additional twenty one firms represented via proxy. The I.A.P.N. meets annually to conduct […]

Large Size Serial #1 National Bank Note Collection on Display at Memphis 2014. VIDEO: 5:50

Large Size Serial #1 National Bank Note Collection on Display at Memphis 2014. VIDEO: 5:50

Andrew Shiva, National Currency Foundation Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …… Continuing to impress attendees at the International Paper Money Show in Memphis Andrew Shiva of the National Currency Foundation unveils a complete set of serial number one large size bank notes. This is the only complete set in existence and according to experts the only […]

Goldstar Trust Now Providing Self-Directed IRA Custodial Services for Perth Mint Certificates

Goldstar Trust Now Providing Self-Directed IRA Custodial Services for Perth Mint Certificates

Goldstar Trust Company, has announced that it now provides self directed IRA custodial services for clients who wish to participate in the Perth Mint Certificate Program (PMPC) in order to invest in precious metals that are stored outside of the United States. The Perth Mint is operated by The Gold Corporation which refines gold, produces […]

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 Los Angeles Olympics Coins – Part II

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 Los Angeles Olympics Coins – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek….. Author’s note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series derived from my original research in the records of Congress and/or the reports and correspondence of the individual coin sponsors. The information presented will not simply be a reworking of the […]

Gem Mint State 1793 Wreath Cent, the Next Million Dollar Cent, Acquired by Tom Pilitowski

Gem Mint State 1793 Wreath Cent, the Next Million Dollar Cent, Acquired by Tom Pilitowski

US Rare Coin Investments has acquired an historic and significant 1793 Gem Mint State Vine and Bars Wreath Cent, S-9, B-12. Finding a Gem Wreath Cent is rather remarkable since they are usually seen in low grades with numerous problems. This outstanding one is certified MS65 BN by PCGS and also comes with a CAC […]

By June 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Security Questions for Coin Collectors at Home and at a Convention. VIDEO: 4:39

Security Questions for Coin Collectors at Home and at a Convention. VIDEO: 4:39

Don Rinkor, Don Rinkor Rare Coins Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… Safety is a major concern for both coin dealers and collectors. Knowing what to do at a coin convention and at one’s home is important to staying safe and avoiding being broken in to. Even better is to have a security system in place that […]

By June 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Peyton Souder named Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year

Peyton Souder named Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year

Fogg, Roach, young writers also honored at ANA Summer Seminar Peyton Souder was named the Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year during the American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminar Graduation Banquet for Session 1 on Wednesday, June 25. Other members honored at the banquet include Clark Fogg, winner of the Glenn Smedley award; Steve Roach, who […]

By June 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Whitman Expo – Baltimore Coin Show Report, Part 1

Whitman Expo – Baltimore Coin Show Report, Part 1

by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek …. The Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo officially kicked off today. The show runs through Saturday, June 29, and features more than 280 dealers from the Mid-Atlantic region as well as numerous national ones. Combined, these dealers have brought millions of dollars worth of rare coins, modern coinage, bullion […]

By June 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
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