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CoinWeek Summer FUN Show Report

CoinWeek Summer FUN Show Report

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek….   While the July FUN Show might not be as boisterous or headline-grabbing as its much bigger January sibling, the Orlando, Florida-based summer show is a fantastic opportunity for collectors to take in a Heritage Auctions Coin Auction and walk a bustling bourse floor replete with the wares of more […]

Kid Coin Collector Talks About How to Get Started in the Hobby. VIDEO: 2:18

Kid Coin Collector Talks About How to Get Started in the Hobby. VIDEO: 2:18

Shelby Pooster, Coin Collector, 8th Grade Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……   Most people think of coin collecting as a male hobby. Shelby Pooster is a 13-year-old eighth grade girl who explains why anyone can be a coin collector. She talks about what go her started in numismatics and how exciting it can be to build […]

By January 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
FUN Coin Club Member Collector Profile Videos

FUN Coin Club Member Collector Profile Videos

CoinWeek, in association with FUN has started a new series of Coin Club member – collector video profiles. We ask collectors what some of the benefits of the club are , what they collect and when available, what their most favorite item is. Join as we talk to several collectors about their numismatic efforts FUN […]

By January 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
William Shamhart FUN Coin Show Report 2014

William Shamhart FUN Coin Show Report 2014

By William Shamhart, Jr. – Numismatic Americana ……….. As most of you know I am from Missouri. So was Mark Twain. He had many famous quotes, but the one I like the best (with a little artistic license) is: “Rumors of my retirement are greatly exaggerated” Many of you have emailed me or Tom asking […]

FUN Coin Convention Opening Ceremony. VIDEO: 6:56

FUN Coin Convention Opening Ceremony. VIDEO: 6:56

Tony Swicer, President, Florida United Numismatists…… The 59th annual FUN Coin Convention was introduced by President Tony Swicer who talked about the many exhibits and displays at the show. Dennis Boggs dressed as President Abraham Lincoln delivered an impassioned version of the Gettysburg Address to the crowd just before the ribbon cutting. Copyright © CoinWeek […]

By January 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
FUN Coin Show Auction & Market Observations by Doug Winter

FUN Coin Show Auction & Market Observations by Doug Winter

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. The FUN show is clearly one of the two major market indicators. Symbolically, it is the beginning of a New Coin Year but it is, most of all, a huge economic event with hundreds of millions of dollars changing hands. For me, a good FUN show is […]

By January 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
500 1882 Gold Certificate May Bring $2 Million At FUN Currency Signature Auction

500 1882 Gold Certificate May Bring $2 Million At FUN Currency Signature Auction

The only Fr. 1215d $500 1882 Federal Reserve Gold Certificate known to exist other than a specimen in the public collection at the Smithsonian Institution is expected to bring $2+ million in Heritage Auctions’ Florida United Numismatists Currency Signature Auction Jan. 8-10 and Jan. 13 in Orlando, Fla. It comes from the estate of a […]

ANA Road Show coming to the 59th Annual FUN Show

ANA Road Show coming to the 59th Annual FUN Show

1913 Nickel, 1804 Dollar, Bebee silver certificates will be on display Rarities worth millions of dollars from the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will be on display in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 9-11, 2014, when the American Numismatic Association Road Show makes its debut at the annual FUN Show. “The ANA’s Museum Showcase is a wonderful […]

NGC to Display No. 1 Set of Proof Seated Liberty Dimes

NGC to Display No. 1 Set of Proof Seated Liberty Dimes

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will display the number one NGC Registry Set of Proof Seated Liberty Dimes at the 2014 FUN Show. Assembled by Nathan Perry, the impressive “49er Collection” is a complete set of NGC-certified Proof Seated Liberty Dimes struck 1858 to 1891. It includes many finest known examples, interesting varieties, desirable pedigrees and […]

2013 Summer Fun Convention Video Playlist

2013 Summer Fun Convention Video Playlist

Coinweek Producer and videographer David Lisot attended the Summer FUN Show this past month. Below are Video News reports, Interviews and regular features from the show. Cindy Wibker Talks About the FUN Summer 2013 Coin Convention. VIDEO: 3:24 Cindy Wibker manages the Florida United Numismatists twice annual conventions. She manages more than a thousand different […]

By July 30, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Coin Market Serious FUN – Orlando Sales Capture $10 Million

Coin Market Serious FUN – Orlando Sales Capture $10 Million

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC Market Report ……… The Coin Market is definitely at a divide – gold is still king. The seventh annual Summer FUN convention is in the books and this was a surprisingly well attended early summer classic. Most participants expressed delight in a resilient rare coin market and had a great show. Per FUN’s […]

By July 30, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek Video Market Report from Summer FUN Coin Convention VIDEO: 2:33

CoinWeek Video Market Report from Summer FUN Coin Convention VIDEO: 2:33

Brian Cushing, Dick Osburn Rare Coin, Daniel Kedem, Gainesville Coin, Larry Lee, Coin and Bullion Reserve, Daniel Frank Sedwick, Treasure Coins Interviewer: David Lisot ………. Another video numismatic market report from the floor of the Florida United Numismatists coin convention. Dealers discuss bullion products, rare coins, early US silver and treasure items. Copyright © CoinWeek […]

By July 16, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Cindy Wibker Talks About the Summer FUN 2013 Coin Convention. VIDEO: 3:24

Cindy Wibker Talks About the Summer FUN 2013 Coin Convention. VIDEO: 3:24

David Lisot: Interviewer Cindy Wibker manages the Florida United Numismatists twice annual conventions. She manages more than a thousand different dealers to provide them bourse tables as well as coordinating all the events at each convention. She talks about what it is like to manage such an endeavor and why the FUN conventions have proven […]

By July 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
1880 $500 brings $441,250 to top Heritage Auctions’ $13.4+ million FUN Currency Auction

1880 $500 brings $441,250 to top Heritage Auctions’ $13.4+ million FUN Currency Auction

The Greensboro Collection leads strong currency event; Part of $72+ million numismatic auction week including World Coins in New York and U.S. Coins at FUN A Fr. 185l $500 1880 Legal Tender PMG Choice Very Fine 35 realized $441,250 as the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ Jan. 9-14  Currency Signature® Auction , held in conjunction with the Florida United […]

2013 FUN Show Report…A sign of things to come?

2013 FUN Show Report…A sign of things to come?

By William Shamhart – Numismatic Americana ……. I am an optimist. I really am. But at the same time I am a realist. The annual FUN show, usually held in the first week or two of the New Year in the resort town of Orlando, is a bell-weather of the year to come. After a […]

Oded Paz Announces Candidacy for ANA Board of Governors. VIDEO: 2:16.

Oded Paz Announces Candidacy for ANA Board of Governors. VIDEO: 2:16.

Oded Paz, Current American Numismatic Association National Coordinator Interviewer: David Lisot Longtime American Numismatic Association member and club representative Oded Paz explains why he wants to join the Board of Governors of the world’s largest coin collector organization, the American Numismatic Association. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC. January, 2013 About The Florida United Numismatists Convention: The […]

By January 29, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Video Seminar: The Elite 30 Peace Dollars

Video Seminar: The Elite 30 Peace Dollars

David Close, Ph.D., Numismatic author and researcher. A new book featuring 30 of the most significant Peace dollar varieties has been written. See examples of each of these new findings and what diagnostics to look for in this specialized area of numismatics. Presented at the FUN Coin Convention during the Society of Silver Dollar Collectors […]

By January 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
FUN Coin Convention Opening Ceremony Orlando 2013

FUN Coin Convention Opening Ceremony Orlando 2013

Tony Swicer, FUN President The 58th annual Florida United Numismatists Coin Convention opened in Orlando, Florida to a record number of dealer booths. FUN President Tony Swicer greets the crowd of coin collectors and tells them what to expect at this year’s FUN Convention. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC. January, 2013 About The Florida United Numismatists […]

By January 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Famous “Lost” 1913 Liberty Nickel To Be On Display at the FUN Coin Show

The Famous “Lost” 1913 Liberty Nickel To Be On Display at the FUN Coin Show

The Walton 1913 Liberty Head nickel, a fabled, century-old coin recovered from a fatal car crash and then unsuspectingly kept in a Virginia closet for 41 years because it was mistakenly declared to be a fake, is being publicly displayed by Heritage Auctions at the Florida United Numismatists convention in Orlando, January 10 – 12, […]

Famous (2000)-P Mule Error, State Quarter Obverse, Sacagawea Reverse to be sold by Heritage

Famous (2000)-P Mule Error, State Quarter Obverse, Sacagawea Reverse to be sold by Heritage

This “mule” error, which combines a Sacagawea dollar’s planchet and eagle “tails” design with a “heads” side that shows George Washington and the legends from the Statehood quarter design from 1999 on. A “P” mintmark represents Philadelphia. Graded MS66 PCGS. Die Pair 1 (of 3), cracked through the F in OF on the reverse. While […]

PCGS Exhibits Superb Large Cents At FUN

PCGS Exhibits Superb Large Cents At FUN

More than 130 superb-quality U.S. large cents from the High Desert Collection will be publicly exhibited for the first time anywhere by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) during the 58th Annual FUN convention, January 10 – 13, 2013.  Visitors to the PCGS booth (booth #100) also can test their skills for a chance to win […]

By November 27, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Rare Coin Road Warrior – A.N.A. on the Way!

Rare Coin Road Warrior – A.N.A. on the Way!

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, In this month’s Road Warrior I am going to discuss the latest coin show news from the Summer FUN Show, the PCGS ‘Members Only’ Invitational Show, and the Missouri Numismatic Society Show in St. Charles.  I also want to talk about the upcoming ANA Show in Philly, the great Fall Show […]

Numismatic Personality: Ed Abbott, FUN Board of Directors & Convention Volunteer, July 12, 2012

Numismatic Personality: Ed Abbott, FUN Board of Directors & Convention Volunteer, July 12, 2012

Ed Abbott, FUN Board of Directors Interviewer: David Lisot Ed is one of those people who works hard for a cause and does not expect to be rewarded. He does so because it is the right thing to do. Numismatics is fortunate that he is a collector at heart and has chosen the coin hobby […]

By July 16, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
FUN Coin Convention Report Summer 2012 – Video Report

FUN Coin Convention Report Summer 2012 – Video Report

Cindy Wibker, Convention Coordinator, Florida United Numismatists Interviewer: CoinWeek’s David Lisot Cindy talks about this summer’s coin convention in Orlando, Florida and the volunteers that help to make it possible. She shares about the upcoming FUN Coin Convention in January as well. Video runtime: 2:40. Copyright © CoinWeek July 2012 2012 Summer FUN SHOW – […]

By July 13, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Rare Collector Coins Lead Summer FUN Offerings

Rare Collector Coins Lead Summer FUN Offerings

An outstanding selection of collector coins highlights our offerings in the upcoming 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction, to take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando in conjunction with Florida United Numismatists’ summer convention. The selections in this auction include a number of very popular coins in high grades. […]

Rare Collector Coins Lead Summer FUN Offerings

Rare Collector Coins Lead Summer FUN Offerings

An outstanding selection of collector coins highlights our offerings in the upcoming 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction, to take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando in conjunction with Florida United Numismatists’ summer convention. The selections in this auction include a number of very popular coins in high grades. One […]

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Half Dimes, including an 1802

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Half Dimes, including an 1802

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #95 Contrary to popular belief, not all U.S. five cent coins are nickels. Actually, nickels are traditionally 25% nickel and 75% copper. Three Cent Nickels were struck in 1865 before five cent nickels were introduced […]

By February 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Liberty Seated Half Dollars on Platinum Night

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Liberty Seated Half Dollars on Platinum Night

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the  collecting community #93 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds It has been a while since I have written about Liberty Seated Half Dollars. Indeed, I have not done so since August 2011, when I discussed several Liberty Seated halves that had then just been auctioned, […]

By February 1, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Denis Loring Sale of 1793 Cents and Other Early Copper by Heritage Auctions

Denis Loring Sale of 1793 Cents and Other Early Copper by Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions – January 4, 2012 Auctioneer : Sam Foose Early American copper specialist Denis Loring assembled a collection of large cents that included many varieties including the early dates. In this auction sale, conducted by Heritage Galleries at a Platinum Night in Orlando, Florida, Denis’ 1793 varieties are offered for public bidding.Watch the entire […]

By January 30, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Bust Half Dollars on Platinum Night

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Bust Half Dollars on Platinum Night

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #92 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Regarding the FUN Convention auction in Orlando earlier this month, I discussed quarters last week, the Garrett-Jacobson 1829 ‘Large Date’ Half Eagle the week before, the Eliasberg-Atwater-Jung 1793 Chain Cent right after the sale, and Dr. Duckor’s […]

By January 25, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
 
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