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Stack’s Bowers Nov. 2015 Baltimore Auction Realizes over $5 Million in U.S. Coins

Stack’s Bowers Nov. 2015 Baltimore Auction Realizes over $5 Million in U.S. Coins

Total Prices Realized over $7.9 million for World and U.S. Coins Once again, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coins & Collectibles Baltimore Expo attracted great excitement. The sale comprised six separate offerings of United States coins, beginning with a Rarities Night session and concluding with two Internet Only sessions. With spirited […]

By November 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Malta to Issue New €5 Gold Coin Representing 1/3 Farthing

Malta to Issue New €5 Gold Coin Representing 1/3 Farthing

By Central Bank of Malta….   On 19 November 2015 the Central Bank of Malta will be issuing a numismatic coin in gold representing the one-third farthing. This coin has a face value of €5 and will be sold at €60 (including VAT). The introduction of British coinage in Malta in 1825 necessitated the introduction […]

By November 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
MSNA To Sponsor Exhibit Area at Whitman Baltimore Expo

MSNA To Sponsor Exhibit Area at Whitman Baltimore Expo

By Maryland State Numismatic Association….   The Maryland State Numismatic Association (MSNA), in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo, will sponsor an exhibit area at the Baltimore Coin & Collectibles Expo to be held March 31-April 3, 2016 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Competitive and non-competitive displays will be permitted. Exhibitors do not […]

By November 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
4th Edition of Bart’s United States Paper Money Errors Now Available

4th Edition of Bart’s United States Paper Money Errors Now Available

By Coin & Currency Institute ….   United States Paper Money Errors Frederick J. Bart, 296 pages, soft cover, 146 x 228 mm, color illustrations, English, ISBN 978-0-87184-250-3, $27.95 (plus $5.75 shipping), Coin & Currency Institute, P.O. Box 399, Williston, Vermont 05495, http:www.coin-currency.com New edition of comprehensive catalog and price guide makes first appearance since […]

By November 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers Baltimore World Coin Sale Achieves Stellar Results

Stack’s Bowers Baltimore World Coin Sale Achieves Stellar Results

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce results of their recent November Baltimore Sale of World Coins, World Paper Money and Ancient Coins, held November 5 through 10 in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo. The nearly 1,800-lot sale of rare world coins and banknotes generated solid results, with a significant number […]

By November 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Liberty Coin Service Is First PNG Accredited Precious Metals Dealer In Michigan

Liberty Coin Service Is First PNG Accredited Precious Metals Dealer In Michigan

By Patrick A. Heller – Liberty Coin Service   Patrick A. Heller, Owner Emeritus and Communications Officer of Liberty Coin Service in Lansing, has become the first Accredited Precious Metals Dealer (APMD) in the state of Michigan. The accreditation is available only to members of the prestigious Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) who also meet strict […]

2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set Available Nov. 18

2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set Available Nov. 18

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin SetTM (product code NE1) starting on November 18 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $5.95, the set contains 10 circulating coins–five from the United States Mint’s Philadelphia facility and five from its Denver facility. Coins in this year’s […]

By November 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
NGC Certifies Rare World Gold Coin from India – George VI Jaipur Nazarana Mohur

NGC Certifies Rare World Gold Coin from India – George VI Jaipur Nazarana Mohur

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare India-Jaipur 1945 Year 24 Nazarana Mohur. It has been graded NGC MS 64. Issued by Jaipur in India in 1945, this Nazarana Mohur is struck in gold from the silver Nazarana Rupee dies. A “nazarana” is a presentation issue. Nazaranas were struck in limited numbers and […]

PNG’s Online Education Courses  Available To Everyone, Worldwide

PNG’s Online Education Courses Available To Everyone, Worldwide

The Professional Numismatists Guild’s (www.PNGdealers.org) multi-media education program, originally created only for participants in the PNG internship mentoring program, is now available online to collectors and dealers worldwide. “There are two levels of online classes developed by Karl Newman in conjunction with the University of Rare Coins and PNG’s Edward C. Milas School of Numismatics. […]

2016 Coin of the Year Award Category Winners Announced

2016 Coin of the Year Award Category Winners Announced

By Krause Publications….   Austria brings home three category awards in the first round of World Coin News’ 2016 Coin of the Year Award voting by an international panel of judges that concluded November 8. All coins nominated for the 2016 awards were issued in 2014. Images of the winning coins can be viewed at […]

Wealthy Max Ltd Supports Treasury’s Decision to Suspend Coin Redemption

Wealthy Max Ltd Supports Treasury’s Decision to Suspend Coin Redemption

By GeyerGorey LLP …….   The Wealthy Max Limited (Wealthy Max) legal defense team today announced the company’s agreement with the Department of the Treasury’s decision to temporarily suspend the U.S. Mint’s Mutilated Coins Redemption Program. This move clearly demonstrates that senior officials within the Treasury Department are taking issues related to the Mint’s mutilated […]

By November 11, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Collector Coins Celebrate Much-Loved Images of Canada

Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Collector Coins Celebrate Much-Loved Images of Canada

The Royal Canadian Mint has released its final catalogue of collector coins, featuring some of the most recognizable icons of Canada, from a large-scale colour interpretation of the Common Loon made famous by the one-dollar circulation coin to the stark beauty of a mid-winter freeze, achieved through an innovative finish mimicking the look and feel […]

U.S. Mint to Commemorate Anniversary of Iconic Designs with New US Gold Coins

U.S. Mint to Commemorate Anniversary of Iconic Designs with New US Gold Coins

The United States Mint announced today that it will strike and issue coins to commemorate the 100th anniversary of three iconic coin designs first issued in 1916: the “Winged Liberty” dime, the “Standing Liberty” quarter, and the “Walking Liberty” half-dollar. All three coins will be manufactured from .9999 fine, 24-karat gold. To approximate the 1916 […]

By November 11, 2015 4 Comments Read More →
Bear Necessities of Banknotes in the Spink Sale

Bear Necessities of Banknotes in the Spink Sale

This December 8, Spink will be auctioning off a very special series of banknotes during the World Banknotes sale in London. Spink is honoured and delighted to be chosen by Bank of Scotland to auction this very special limited-edition polymer £5 banknote in aid of the Children in Need Foundation. Spink is very excited to […]

By November 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Austrian Mint to Issue New Year’s 5 Euro Silver Coin in Concert with Vienna Philharmonic

Austrian Mint to Issue New Year’s 5 Euro Silver Coin in Concert with Vienna Philharmonic

The annual new year’s silver coin issued by the Austrian Mint this year features the New Year’s concert performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and broadcast world-wide. For many decades now the concert begins the new year with a message of hope, friendship and peace to the world. The reverse of the coin depicts part […]

By November 10, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
Royal Canadian Mint Makes Racing History with First Silver Medallion Honouring NASCAR®

Royal Canadian Mint Makes Racing History with First Silver Medallion Honouring NASCAR®

Stock car racing fans now have a new way of treasuring their favourite memories of North America’s most popular motorsports series with a 1 oz., 99.99% pure silver NASCAR®-licensed medallion expertly crafted by the Royal Canadian Mint. This unique collectible, limited to a mintage of only 30,000 medallions, is now available for purchase. Designed by […]

APMEX Announces New Jerusalem: Final Release of Six-Part Biblical Series

APMEX Announces New Jerusalem: Final Release of Six-Part Biblical Series

New Jerusalem launches exclusively from APMEX as final installment of Scottsdale Mint’s Biblical Series The final of a six-part series released in 2015, Scottsdale Mint’s New Jerusalem coin depicts God’s City of Gold in two ounces of .999 fine silver. According to Revelation 21 of the Christian Bible, John is taken to a mountain to […]

By November 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Bulgaria to Issue New 2 Lev Denomination of Coin

Bulgaria to Issue New 2 Lev Denomination of Coin

By Bulgarian National Bank….   The Bulgarian National Bank will put a new 2-lev coin into circulation starting December 7, 2015 On October 22, 2015, the Governing Council of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) made a decision to release into circulation as legal tender a new circulation coin with a face value of 2 levs […]

By November 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Admits Error Concerning Tukutuku Panel on New $10 Note

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Admits Error Concerning Tukutuku Panel on New $10 Note

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand….   For a brief explanation of the controversy, check out CoinWeek’s profile of the New Zealand 2015 Series 7 $10 Bank Note. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust and Te Hau ki Turanga Trust are working together to cast light on the history of the tukutuku […]

By November 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Chinese Coins – Exceedingly Rare Fengtien Aluminum Dollar Pattern to be offered by Heritage

Chinese Coins – Exceedingly Rare Fengtien Aluminum Dollar Pattern to be offered by Heritage

Kuang Hsu aluminum Specimen Our upcoming December 11-12 Hong Kong World Coins auction features an exceedingly rare Fengtien aluminum dollar pattern, graded Specimen-61 by PCGS. While the origins of this pattern dollar remain somewhat a mystery, it is generally accepted that the dies were produced in Germany and it was struck in the first several […]

PANKidZone Program Well Attended and Active

PANKidZone Program Well Attended and Active

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists….   The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) October 24 Fall Coin Show Kid Zone program was attended by 62 very enthusiastic children and parents. The Saturday morning began with a steady stream of young people entering the kid’s the area to fill in their penny and nickel folders. Each child […]

Heritage Sells Nearly $17 million in New York Rare Coin Auctions

Heritage Sells Nearly $17 million in New York Rare Coin Auctions

Heritage’s October-November New York rare coin auctions are now complete, with nearly $16.9 million in coins changing hands overall. As reported last week, the October 28 auction of the Eugene Gardner Collection, Part IV saw close to $5.9 million in overall sales from this single-consignor auction. The subsequent October 29-November 1 US Coins Signature auction […]

Morphy Auctions’ October Coin Sale Tops $690,000

Morphy Auctions’ October Coin Sale Tops $690,000

This remarkable sale from Morphy Auctions, featuring the Shirley & Elmer Pierce Collection, included an outstanding selection of half cents as well as bank notes and ephemera from Lancaster, Pennsylvania area financial institutions By Morphy Auctions….   Morphy’s October 31 Premier Coin Auction was all treats and no tricks for the hundreds of numismatists participating […]

By November 7, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Take Part in Upcoming Emporium Hamburg Premium Auction

Take Part in Upcoming Emporium Hamburg Premium Auction

By Emporium Hamburg….   Dear fellow coin friends and coin dealers, It is with great pleasure that Emporium Hamburg is able to announce our next two auctions, 74 and 75, which will take place November 12-13, 2015. While Auction 74 is a classic coin and medal auction with more than 3,000 lots from ancient to […]

By November 5, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
David Sklow to Manage ANA’s Dwight N. Manley Library

David Sklow to Manage ANA’s Dwight N. Manley Library

American Numismatic Association Veteran Joins Staff Renowned bibliophile David Sklow has joined the American Numismatic Association (ANA) staff as the manager of the Dwight N. Manley Library. Sklow will oversee and manage the library and its assets. During his previous employment, he served in a similar capacity as Director for the ANA Library and Research […]

Künker Publishes Massive Catalogue of Coins of the Reformation

Künker Publishes Massive Catalogue of Coins of the Reformation

Under the title ‘Reformatio in Nummis’, auction house Künker published a two-volume catalogue written by Klaus-Peter Brozatus and edited by Rainer Opitz. Spanning 1,276 pages, this volume presents the most comprehensive numismatic work ever published on the topic of the Reformation. In his work, Klaus-Peter Brozatus lists more than 1,700 numismatic objects of the collection […]

By November 5, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Gorny & Mosch Fall Auction: Strong Market for High Quality Coins

Gorny & Mosch Fall Auction: Strong Market for High Quality Coins

Excellent prices were realized in the Gorny & Mosch Fall Auction. Above all, the Archaic coins from Athens and the collection of exquisite German thalers achieved five-digit hammer prices. However, Poland caused more than one surprise, too. During the week from October 5 to 9, 2015, coin collectors gathered in Munich. Presented in no less […]

U.S. Mint to Participate in Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo

U.S. Mint to Participate in Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo

The United States Mint will occupy booth #801 at the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo on Nov. 5-8 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. The Mint will have the following products available for sale: 2015 products including American Eagle Gold and Silver Coins; 2015 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Coin; the Happy Birthday, […]

By November 5, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Masterpieces of Greek Coinage at Numismatica Genevensis

Masterpieces of Greek Coinage at Numismatica Genevensis

By Numismatica Genevensis SA….   75 masterworks of Greek numismatic art will cross the auction block at Numismatica Genevensis SA on December 14, 2015. The proceeds of this sale featuring the joint collection of Baron Lorne Thyssen-Bornemisza & Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan will be donated to the Recanati-Kaplan Foundation and the Cogito Scholarship Foundation. Thirty-five […]

By November 5, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers Ponterio to Offer Chinese Space Collection in Hong Kong

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio to Offer Chinese Space Collection in Hong Kong

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to offer space collectibles from the ‘Shenzhou 1’ (神舟一号) in their December 8-9, 2015, Hong Kong auction. These items were stored in the cabin of and traveled into space aboard ‘Shenzhou 1’, China’s first space ship in 1999. Returning to the Earth from space, each piece was examined and […]

 
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