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ANA Board of Governors Open Session Meeting in Dallas

ANA Board of Governors Open Session Meeting in Dallas

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors will hold an Open Session meeting during the Dallas National Money Show starting at 8:00 a.m. CST on Saturday, March 5, in Room A3 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Housekeeping items comprise most of the agenda for the scheduled meeting. The board will discuss proposed […]

North American Asset Management Charged with Off-Exchange Precious Metals Transactions

North American Asset Management Charged with Off-Exchange Precious Metals Transactions

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission….   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of a civil injunctive enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Defendants North American Asset Management, LLC (NAAM) of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; its owner and president Alexi Bethel of Miami, Florida; and […]

By February 23, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
Federal Judge Sentences Coin, Precious Metals Dealer Hannes Tulving in $15 Million Fraud Case

Federal Judge Sentences Coin, Precious Metals Dealer Hannes Tulving in $15 Million Fraud Case

By United States Attorney’s Office – Western District of North Carolina …..   A coin and precious metals dealer and his company responsible for defrauding more than 380 customers of over $15 million were sentenced in federal court late Wednesday, February 17, 2016, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North […]

By February 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Numismatic Books – Kolbe & Fanning Publish Fixed Price Catalogue

Numismatic Books – Kolbe & Fanning Publish Fixed Price Catalogue

Kolbe & Fanning are pleased to announce the availability of their latest catalogue, a fixed-price offering of rare and out-of-print numismatic books from around the world. Featuring works on ancient, medieval and modern topics, the short-but-sweet catalogue (36 listings) aims to include a wide variety of material. To download the catalogue, click here. The catalogue […]

Sales Open for Kennedy Half Dollar Product Options Feb. 24

Sales Open for Kennedy Half Dollar Product Options Feb. 24

The United States Mint will open sales for collectible bags and rolls featuring the 2016 Kennedy half dollar starting on February 24 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Available product options and their prices are as follows: All product options contain circulating quality Kennedy half dollars from the bureau’s facilities at Denver and Philadelphia that have […]

By February 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
San Francisco-Minted “Granite Lady Hoard” Type-I $20 Gold Coins Now Available

San Francisco-Minted “Granite Lady Hoard” Type-I $20 Gold Coins Now Available

By Adam Crum – Monaco Rare Coins ……..   It was April 18, 1906 and the thriving international city of San Francisco was beginning the hustle and bustle of a what probably seemed like just another beautiful crisp spring morning in the “City by the Bay.” However, Mother Nature had something else in store. A […]

By February 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Increase In Gold Price May Increase Gold Scams, Cautions Michael Fuljenz

Increase In Gold Price May Increase Gold Scams, Cautions Michael Fuljenz

There are five things you must know about buying and selling gold to avoid paying too much or receiving too little, advises Universal Coin & Bullion President Michael Fuljenz, a member of the Professional Numismatists Guild’s Accredited Precious Metals Dealer program. The recent increase in the price of gold may increase the chances of unwary […]

By February 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Sponsors Pledge Support for the 2016 ANA National Money Show in Dallas

Sponsors Pledge Support for the 2016 ANA National Money Show in Dallas

It takes a village to put on a first-class coin show. Thanks to the support of 14 dedicated sponsors, the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show is guaranteed to be one of the biggest, most educational numismatic events of the year. The show is scheduled for March 3-5 in Dallas, at the Kay Bailey […]

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters 3-Coin Set – Shawnee National Forest Available Feb. 22

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters 3-Coin Set – Shawnee National Forest Available Feb. 22

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin SetTM – Shawnee National Forest (product code 16AD) on February 22 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $9.95, this set contains two uncirculated Shawnee National Forest quarters–one from the United States Mint at Philadelphia and one from the United […]

By February 18, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
PNG 2016 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Announced

PNG 2016 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Announced

The Professional Numismatists Guild will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2016 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This is the 12th consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs. “Once again, the PNG scholarship will cover airfare, tuition for […]

Austrian Mint to Issue Latest Entry in Silver Niobium Coin Series

Austrian Mint to Issue Latest Entry in Silver Niobium Coin Series

On March 9, the Austrian Mint will release the newest issue of the hugely successful and sought after bi-metallic niobium and silver coin series, this year honoring Time. The theoretical meaning of time may have long been a major subject of debate among philosophers, physicists and religious figures, but the more practical discipline of its […]

By February 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Canadian Mint Launches 2nd Numismatic Catalogue of 2016

Royal Canadian Mint Launches 2nd Numismatic Catalogue of 2016

Newest Collector Coins Celebrate Canada Through Innovation and Craftsmanship In launching its second numismatic catalogue of 2016, the Royal Canadian Mint is introducing new coin shapes and other innovations to bring multiple stories of Canada to life. The Mint’s very first concave coin, made of 99.99% pure silver engraved in ultra-high relief, commemorates the 140th […]

2016 U.S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set™ Available Feb. 23

2016 U.S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set™ Available Feb. 23

Sales will open for the United States Mint 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof SetTM (product code 16AP) on February 23 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The five proof finish quarters in this year’s set have reverse designs honoring Shawnee National Forest (IL), Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (KY), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (WV), […]

By February 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Federal Court Orders Florida Couple to Pay Almost $3 Million for Illegal Precious Metals Scheme

Federal Court Orders Florida Couple to Pay Almost $3 Million for Illegal Precious Metals Scheme

Cindy and Paul Vandivier also Charged with Misappropriating Virtually All Customer Funds, Using the Money for Office and Personal Expenses By Commodity Futures Trading Commission….   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) obtained a federal court Consent Order imposing a permanent injunction against CFTC Defendants Cindy Vandivier and Paul Vandivier of Coconut Creek, Florida. […]

By February 16, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
ANA Money Museum Exhibit to Focus on Olympic Games

ANA Money Museum Exhibit to Focus on Olympic Games

To mark the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro this summer, the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, operated by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and located adjacent to Colorado College, is unveiling its newest exhibit, “Olympic Games—History & Numismatics.” Opening on February 12, the exhibit showcases the wide range of numismatic objects and memorabilia honoring […]

Classic US Coins – David Lawrence Rare Coins Acquires 1794 Silver Dollar

Classic US Coins – David Lawrence Rare Coins Acquires 1794 Silver Dollar

One of America’s First Silver Dollars David Lawrence Rare Coins has acquired one of the top condition census examples of America’s first silver dollar. Graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation of America (NGC) as an Almost Uncirculated 58 and verified by Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC), this 1794 silver dollar is among the 12 finest examples known […]

Royal Canadian Mint Offers Anti-Counterfeiting Device To European Bullion Dealers

Royal Canadian Mint Offers Anti-Counterfeiting Device To European Bullion Dealers

Bullion DNA Anti-Counterfeiting Technology certifies authenticity of Gold and Silver Maple Leaf bullion coins through convenient counter-top device After a successful North American launch, the Royal Canadian Mint is introducing its Bullion DNA Anti-Counterfeiting Technology to the European market. The Mint’s Bullion DNA counter-top device, which now allows genuine Gold Maple Leaf (GML) and Silver […]

Technical Seminar, Money Talks Schedule Finalized for Dallas National Money Show

Technical Seminar, Money Talks Schedule Finalized for Dallas National Money Show

Attendees of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show in Dallas are encouraged to sign-up for the ANA’s pre-convention, two-day Technical Series Seminars. From the fundaments of grading United States coins to the more advanced grading of world paper money, the technical seminars offer proven tips and tools to enhance any collector’s numismatic skills […]

British Royal Mint Celebrates Lunar Year of the Monkey

British Royal Mint Celebrates Lunar Year of the Monkey

The Royal Mint has released a range of commemorative coins featuring the playful figure of a monkey to celebrate the  Chinese New Year that started on February 8th. Produced specifically for the UK, The Royal Mint’s commemorative lunar coins blend ancient Chinese tradition with British craftsmanship, and form part of The Royal Mint’s Shēngxiào (or […]

By February 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint to sell Pat Nixon First Spouse Gold Coins Feb. 18

U.S. Mint to sell Pat Nixon First Spouse Gold Coins Feb. 18

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for Patricia Nixon First Spouse Gold Coins starting on February 18 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The obverse design features a portrait of Mrs. Nixon with the inscriptions “PATRICIA NIXON,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “LIBERTY,” “2016,” “37th,” and “1969-1974.” The obverse for this 2016 First Spouse Series […]

By February 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Applications Accepted for ANA College Scholarships

Applications Accepted for ANA College Scholarships

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 15. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college or trade school of the student’s choice. […]

“In God We Trust” Topic Of March 4 ANA Dallas Show Program by Michael Fuljenz

“In God We Trust” Topic Of March 4 ANA Dallas Show Program by Michael Fuljenz

By Universal Coin & Bullion …..   Educator and award-winning numismatic writer Michael Fuljenz will give a free, informative presentation on the national motto, “In God We Trust,” at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show in Dallas, Texas on Friday, March 4, 2016. The public is invited. The 45-minute presentation by Fuljenz, entitled […]

By February 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates Daytona Intl. Speedway with Silver Medallion

Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates Daytona Intl. Speedway with Silver Medallion

To celebrate the opening of the newly renovated “World Center of Racing” which recently hosted the Rolex 24 at Daytona, racing fans everywhere can now purchase a ½ oz., 99.99% pure silver medallion, finely crafted by the Royal Canadian Mint, by which to remember the “re-imagined” Daytona International Speedway. The modernized track, featuring $400 million […]

BEP: Currency Reader Available at No Cost for Blind, Visually Impaired

BEP: Currency Reader Available at No Cost for Blind, Visually Impaired

In Observance of Low Vision Awareness Month, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Encourages Eligible Individuals to Apply By Bureau of Engraving and Printing….   The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), in partnership with the Library of Congress’ National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), launched the U.S. Currency Reader Program […]

By February 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers: D. Brent Pogue Collection Becomes Most Valuable Ever Sold

Stack’s Bowers: D. Brent Pogue Collection Becomes Most Valuable Ever Sold

Pogue III Sale Brings Over $17 Million Garrett 1793 Chain Cent Leads All Lots at $998,750 5-1/2 Cents Worth of Half Cents Bring $4.16 Million With the third sale of a planned series of five, the D. Brent Pogue Collection sales, presented by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in association with Sotheby’s, became the most valuable series […]

By February 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Australian Mint Makes Decimal Currency History with Flip of a Coin

Royal Australian Mint Makes Decimal Currency History with Flip of a Coin

By Royal Australian Mint ….   The 14th of February marks the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the decimal currency in Australia – the move from pounds, shilling and pence to dollars and cents. The Assistant Minister to the Treasurer the Hon Alex Hawke MP has announced that history will be made this year […]

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Sales Open Feb. 16 for 2016 U.S. Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set

Sales Open Feb. 16 for 2016 U.S. Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set

Sales for the 2016 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set (product code 16P3) will open on February 16 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set contains three Presidential $1 Coins in proof condition with the portraits of Presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan on their obverse. All coins were […]

By February 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Canadian Mint “Predator” Bullion Coin Series, “Call Of The Wild” Coin Feat. Grizzly

Royal Canadian Mint “Predator” Bullion Coin Series, “Call Of The Wild” Coin Feat. Grizzly

Building on the success of previous specialty bullion coin series, the Royal Canadian Mint has launched a new “Predator” 1 oz., 99.99% pure silver bullion coin series. It has also issued a new a 1 oz., 99.999% pure gold bullion coin from its “Call of the Wild” series, featuring the “Roaring Grizzly”. Both coins were […]

Classic U.S. Coins – NGC Discovers Extremely Rare Dime

Classic U.S. Coins – NGC Discovers Extremely Rare Dime

1796 JR-7 Variety is the Finer of Just Two Known Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare 1796 dime. A routine submission of early Bust silver coins, which included a well worn 1796 dime, for attribution under NGC’s VarietyPlus® service has furnished numismatics with its second-known example of a previously unique die marriage. […]

 
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