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U.S. Mint, Nixon Foundation to Celebrate Release of Presidential $1 and Pat Nixon First Spouse Coins

U.S. Mint, Nixon Foundation to Celebrate Release of Presidential $1 and Pat Nixon First Spouse Coins

Representatives from the United States Mint and the Richard Nixon Foundation will celebrate the release of the 2016 Richard Nixon Presidential $1 Coin and the 2016 Patricia Nixon First Spouse Coin during Patricia Nixon’s Birthday Celebration at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. Ceremony participants include United States Mint Chief Council Jean Gentry, Richard […]

By March 4, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
ANS Awards 2016 Archer M. Huntington Award to Dr. Michael Alram

ANS Awards 2016 Archer M. Huntington Award to Dr. Michael Alram

Dr. Michael Alram the 2016 ANS Archer M. Huntington Award Winner The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to award Dr. Michael Alram the 2016 Archer M. Huntington Award in recognition of his outstanding career contributions to numismatic scholarship. The award ceremony will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 6:00 […]

Heritage to Auction Reiner Hoard of GSA Morgan Dollars at Dallas Money Show

Heritage to Auction Reiner Hoard of GSA Morgan Dollars at Dallas Money Show

The Reiner Hoard Collection of GSA Dollars by Heritage Auctions ………   The March 3-6 Dallas ANA Signature auction features Selections from The Lenny Reiner Collection, Part III, an outstanding collection consisting entirely of GSA Morgan dollars. This is the second Signature Auction offering of the Reiner Hoard GSA dollars; the first part appeared at […]

American Numismatic Society Publishes Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

American Numismatic Society Publishes Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to offer The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia, by Michael E. Bonine. This hardcover, 148-page book is a study of this first bank in Iran to issue banknotes and attempt to establish a modern banking system, and the rivalry between Britain and Russia for influence and […]

2016 Gerald R. Ford Presidential $1 Coin Products On Sale March 8

2016 Gerald R. Ford Presidential $1 Coin Products On Sale March 8

The United States Mint will open sales for collectible rolls, bags, and boxes with 2016 Gerald R. Ford Presidential $1 Coins on March 8 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The following product options will be available: The product options contain circulating quality coins from the Mint’s facilities at Philadelphia or Denver that have never been […]

By March 3, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Technology – Coin Invest Trust Brings Innovation to High Relief Minting with smartminting©

Coin Technology – Coin Invest Trust Brings Innovation to High Relief Minting with smartminting©

The Great Tea Race of 1866: Cook Islands. 10 Dollars 2016. 38.61 mm. 2 oz. Silver .999. Proof. Mintage: 999 pcs. By Coin Invest Trust ……..   Coin manufacturing has seen many changes since the 19th century. The old screw press has been replaced by horizontal and vertical coin minting presses with a capacity of […]

Monnaie de Paris to Issue Coins to Commemorate the 2016 UEFA Championship

Monnaie de Paris to Issue Coins to Commemorate the 2016 UEFA Championship

By Monnaie de Paris …….   Organised every 4 years since 1960, the male European football UEFA championship, called EURO, will take place in France from 10th June to 10th July 2016.  UEFA Euro 2016 2 Euros BU and Proof The obverse represents the Henri-Delaunay trophy in the centre of a map of France. It is […]

By March 1, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Upcoming World Coin Auction, News from Rapp Auctions

Upcoming World Coin Auction, News from Rapp Auctions

By Rapp Auctions …..   Attention, Coin Collectors Our upcoming auction will be held from 18 to 21 May 2016. We can say one thing for certain right now: We will be able to offer a highly diversified and attractive selection of coins and medals to you. Consignments are arriving at our facility from all […]

By March 1, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Bread & Betrayal: The Last Supper – 2nd 2016 Biblical Series Coin Released

Bread & Betrayal: The Last Supper – 2nd 2016 Biblical Series Coin Released

The Scottsdale Mint’s Biblical Coin Series pays tribute to the remarkable stories that have captured hearts and souls for centuries. As the second coin of a six-part series coming out in 2016, The Last Supper coin foreshadows one of the most agonizing stories of all — breaking bread with those who break your trust. Cast […]

By March 1, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Rare Coin Wholesalers Names Michael Contursi President

Rare Coin Wholesalers Names Michael Contursi President

Next generation of family leadership takes the reins of a highly respected rare coin collection firm Rare Coin Wholesalers, a leader in acquiring, managing and selling rare U.S. coins, has promoted Michael Contursi to the role of president effective February 22. Contursi, who previously served as executive vice president, has worked with Rare Coin Wholesalers […]

By March 1, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
American Numismatic Society: Aneurin Ellis-Evans to Present 2016 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture

American Numismatic Society: Aneurin Ellis-Evans to Present 2016 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce that the 2016 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture will be presented by Aneurin Ellis-Evans, Junior Research Fellow in Classics at The Queen’s College, University of Oxford. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, 12 April, 2016 at the American Numismatic Society, 75 Varick Street, Floor 11, […]

2016 U.S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ Avail. March 7

2016 U.S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ Avail. March 7

Sales will open for the 2016 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set (product code 16AQ) on March 7 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set includes five quarters–all struck in 90 percent silver at the United States Mint at San Francisco–with reverse designs honoring Shawnee National Forest (Illinois), Cumberland Gap National […]

By March 1, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Perth Mint Marks 100th Anniversary of Returned & Services League Australia

Perth Mint Marks 100th Anniversary of Returned & Services League Australia

To mark the 100th anniversary of the Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL), The Perth Mint is proud to issue a gold and a silver commemorative coin portraying the iconic RSL badge. Founded in 1916 by returning Australian soldiers from World War I, the main aim of the RSL is to continue to provide […]

Two New Members Appointed to Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

Two New Members Appointed to Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

The United States Mint is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). The two new members will fill vacancies created by the expiration of appointments. Steve Roach was appointed to represent the interests of the general public, replacing Gary Marks. A numismatic journalist who served as […]

By March 1, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers, Sotheby’s to Make Unprecedented Offering of Rarities in Pogue IV Sale

Stack’s Bowers, Sotheby’s to Make Unprecedented Offering of Rarities in Pogue IV Sale

On May 25, 2016, in cooperation with Sotheby’s at Sotheby’s International Headquarters in New York City, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will offer not only the finest known 1804 silver dollar, but also the rare and legendary 1822 half eagle. Although both were once included in the famous Virgil M. Brand Collection, never before in auction history […]

By February 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Poland Commemorates WWII Paratroopers with 10 Złoty Silver Coin

Poland Commemorates WWII Paratroopers with 10 Złoty Silver Coin

By Polish National Bank ……   On Tuesday, February 16, the Polish National Bank (NBP) issued a silver coin commemorating the 75th anniversary of the first air drop of the Cichociemni, a team of elite paratroopers of the Polish Army trained in Great Britain after the Nazi occupation of their home country. The obverse of […]

By February 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
PCGS: Analysis Confirms Two More Virtually Pure Copper Judd-2 1792 Pattern Cents

PCGS: Analysis Confirms Two More Virtually Pure Copper Judd-2 1792 Pattern Cents

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently had the unique opportunity to perform metallurgical testing on two different examples of the extremely rare 1792 Pattern Cent. Both were shown to have been made of essentially pure copper instead of a “fusible alloy” containing copper and a small portion of silver. “The results give a clearer picture […]

By February 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
ANA Offers Grading Seminar at MSNS Convention

ANA Offers Grading Seminar at MSNS Convention

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has partnered with the Michigan State Numismatic Society (MSNS) to offer a two-day educational seminar prior to the annual MSNS Spring Convention. “Grading Mint State Coins” will be held Wednesday and Thursday, April 6-7 at the Macomb Community College Expo Center, 14500 East 12 Mile Road, Warren, Mich. The online […]

Shows & Conventions – TOREX Coin Show Taking Place Feb. 27 & 28

Shows & Conventions – TOREX Coin Show Taking Place Feb. 27 & 28

Don’t miss this weekend’s TOREX Coin Show & Auctions at the Hyatt Regency on King in downtown Toronto – Doors open at 10am! By Toronto Coin Expo (TOREX) …..   2016 is the 54th Year of TOREX®, Canada’s longest running and most popular collectors’ show (since 1962). The always-popular two-day winter coin show will be […]

By February 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
New Coin Gives Wings to Australia’s Apex Predators

New Coin Gives Wings to Australia’s Apex Predators

Sydney-based collectible coin issuer Australian Gold and Silver Exchange will collaborate with Taronga Zoo to produce a series of silver coins featuring five of Australia’s powerful top-level predators. By Australian Gold & Silver Exchange …..   The Australian Apex Predators coin series will launch in February 2016, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of Taronga Zoo […]

By February 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
2016 U.S. Mint Nixon Presidential $1 Coin Cover & First Spouse Medal Set

2016 U.S. Mint Nixon Presidential $1 Coin Cover & First Spouse Medal Set

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2016 Richard M. Nixon $1 Coin Cover (product code 16FA) on March 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This coin cover is the 37th issue in the United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series. It includes two circulating quality Richard M. Nixon Presidential […]

By February 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Gold & Silver PAC:  Please Thank Congressman Sessions at Dallas Money Show

Gold & Silver PAC: Please Thank Congressman Sessions at Dallas Money Show

By Barry Stuppler for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee …..   Fellow Coin Dealer, It’s an election year and the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee is actively working with and supporting legislators who understand and agree with our issues. Pete Sessions is a highly-respected Texas congressman who is the Chairman of the […]

By February 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
American Numismatic Association and Whitman Publishing Build Partnership

American Numismatic Association and Whitman Publishing Build Partnership

  The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is excited to announce a two-year partnership with Whitman Publishing, who is signing on as the ANA’s Official Supply Company. In this capacity, Whitman will provide members of the ANA with a 10 percent discount on numismatic books and supplies, and will actively promote the association and its membership […]

Royal Mint UK – Queen’s 90th Birthday Medal Competition

Royal Mint UK – Queen’s 90th Birthday Medal Competition

The Royal Mint is looking for young designers across South Wales to enter a competition to design both sides of a very special medal – lucky winners will have their design struck in bronze for presentation to Her Majesty The Queen to wish her a very happy 90th birthday. The Royal Mint Museum’s Education Manager […]

By February 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Congressional Gold Medal Presented to 1965 Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights Marches Foot Soldiers

Congressional Gold Medal Presented to 1965 Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights Marches Foot Soldiers

The Congressional Gold Medal was presented collectively today to the voting rights marchers–known as foot soldiers–who participated in the Selma to Montgomery, Ala., voting rights marches of 1965. The ceremony took place in Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. March 7, 2015, marked the 50th anniversary of the peaceful marches by civil rights […]

By February 26, 2016 Read More →
Gorny & Mosch Spring Auction: Numismatic Masterpieces from Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Modern Times.

Gorny & Mosch Spring Auction: Numismatic Masterpieces from Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Modern Times.

Between March 7 and 9, 2016, Gorny & Mosch will conduct its traditional spring auction. Three sessions will offer numismatic masterpieces dating back as far as 2,500 years: from antiquity to the medieval period and modern times. As every year, Gorny & Mosch will conduct its spring auction following the Numismata. The auction is comprised […]

2016 Shawnee National Forest 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Avail. Feb. 25

2016 Shawnee National Forest 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Avail. Feb. 25

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin – Shawnee National Forest (product code 16AJ) on Feb. 25 at noon Eastern Time (ET). America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins are struck in .999 fine silver and display the “P” mint mark indicating production […]

By February 25, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
Paper Money – Australia Sets Issuance Date for New $5 Banknote

Paper Money – Australia Sets Issuance Date for New $5 Banknote

By Reserve Bank of Australia ….   On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of decimal currency, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is pleased to announce that the first of Australia’s next generation of banknotes, the new $5, will be issued from 1 September 2016. Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens said: The new banknotes […]

By February 25, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set Available Today

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set Available Today

Kennedy Half Dollar Two-Roll Set and 200-Coin Bag Available February 24 By CoinWeek News Staff….   Come noon Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, February 23, the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set will be available for order from the United States Mint. Every year since 2010, the America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set has […]

By February 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

 
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