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Legend Numismatics – THE DAKOTA COLLECTION

Legend Numismatics – THE DAKOTA COLLECTION

Legend Numismatics WHEW! We finally finished working with almost 2000 GEM Buffalo Nickels and Walkers. Getting them regraded, imaged, and stickered was a huge under taking. But we will only offer the BEST coins from the collection on our web site, So far, we could only post 40 coins. Many more will be added next […]

Sonny Henry Announces November 12 Coin and Currency Auction

Sonny Henry Announces November 12 Coin and Currency Auction

Sonny Henry’s The November 12, 2011 Coin and Currency Auction, & Mail Bid of the Continued 50 Year Illinois Collections & others conducted by SONNY HENRY’S AUCTION SERVICE of Mendota, IL will be conducted at the Midwest Center for Christian Living Lasalle, IL. A nice mix of Rare Early Type & High Quality Coins. An […]

By October 14, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Teletrade Hires Corey Maita as VP of Business Development

Teletrade Hires Corey Maita as VP of Business Development

COREY MAITA OF GAINESVILLE COINS JOINS SPECTRUM GROUP INTERNATIONAL’S TELETRADE AS VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Spectrum Group International, Inc. (SPGZ.pk) subsidiary, Teletrade, America’s premier Internet auctioneer of certified coins and currency, announced today that Corey Maita, co-founder of Gainesville Coins, will be joining Teletrade as vice president of business development beginning in November. Maita’s professional […]

By October 13, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
New Standard Guide to Small-Size U.S. Paper Money Available

New Standard Guide to Small-Size U.S. Paper Money Available

IOLA, Wis. (Oct. 10, 2011) – Krause Publications has released the 10th edition of the Standard Guide to Small-Size U.S. Paper Money. Authored by leading paper money experts John Schwartz and Scott Lindquist, the Standard Guide is the ultimate price guide for dealers and collectors of small-size U.S. paper money. Features include: 300+ color photographs […]

War of Words escalates as ANA Responds to Shepherd Statement and Harlan Berk Press Release

War of Words escalates as ANA Responds to Shepherd Statement and Harlan Berk Press Release

The Anerican Numismatic Association (ANA) just issued a Press Release in response to statements distributed and published by former Executive Director Larry Shepherd, and a Press Release by Harlan J Berk announcing that Larry has joined the HJB firm. Below are the complete, unedited Press Releases and Statements as provided by all the parties. A […]

By October 7, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
2011 ANA Pittsburgh National Money Show Official Medal Features Mellon, Carnegie

2011 ANA Pittsburgh National Money Show Official Medal Features Mellon, Carnegie

Two philanthropists largely responsible for the growth and identity of the city of Pittsburgh will be featured on the official medal for the American Numismatic Association’s inaugural fall National Money Show. Andrew Carnegie, a businessman who revolutionized the steel industry and helped stake Pittsburgh as the “Steel City,” and Andrew Mellon, a former U.S. Secretary […]

Two Kinds of Royalty Shine in Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Line of Collector Coins

Two Kinds of Royalty Shine in Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Line of Collector Coins

Among many captivating themes and designs, new gold and silver coins celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and the legacy of Wayne and Walter Gretzky   As Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II prepares to celebrate an unprecedented 60 years as Canada’s monarch and after “The Great One” reached a new milestone […]

Numismatic Expert Leo Frese Joins CTGroup

Numismatic Expert Leo Frese Joins CTGroup

Today, CTGroup of Irvine, California further secured its position as the leading tangible asset investment firm when CEO Todd Griffiths announced long time industry insider, Leo Frese, had officially joined the company. “Leo is a great addition to our team,” says Todd Griffiths, CEO of CTGroup. “His understanding of the industry, and his vision for […]

By October 6, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Sedwick Announces Tenth Auction

Sedwick Announces Tenth Auction

Winter Park, FL — Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC has just opened their Treasure and World Coin Auction #10 for bidding, closing live on the Internet in four sessions on October 25-26 (Tuesday-Wednesday), viewable online at www.Auction.SedwickCoins.com. The coin lots for this auction will be available for viewing at the A.N.A.’s National Money Show in Pittsburgh, […]

ANA Ends Employment Relationship with Larry Shepherd as Executive Director

ANA Ends Employment Relationship with Larry Shepherd as Executive Director

The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors today announced that it has ended its employment relationship with Larry Shepherd, as Executive Director, effective as of September 20, 2011. The vote of the Board to sever that relationship was unanimous. Coinciding with placing Shepherd on leave in August, the board initiated the process for a comprehensive […]

1877 gilt copper $50 Half Union leads Heritage Auctions offerings in Pittsburgh

1877 gilt copper $50 Half Union leads Heritage Auctions offerings in Pittsburgh

The Baltimore Collection, Part Two and The Rubic Collection available to collectors in Pittsburgh, Oct. 13-14 Heritage Auctions will present the official auction of the American Numismatic Association’s inaugural Fall National Money Show in Pittsburgh, PA, with floor sessions scheduled for Oct. 13 and 14 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Highlights include a […]

By September 29, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Pinnacle Sells Number One PCGS Registry Set of Proof Barber Halves

Pinnacle Sells Number One PCGS Registry Set of Proof Barber Halves

Pinnacle is delighted to announce the purchase of the number one PCGS Registry set of Proof Barber Half Dollars, assembled by longtime client and astute collector Peter Kevorkian. You can view images of the set in our gallery. Proof Barber halves are one of our favorite series, and we’ve had the good fortune of having […]

Odyssey Confirms Discovery of SS Gairsoppa Shipwreck with £150m Silver Bullion Cargo

Odyssey Confirms Discovery of SS Gairsoppa Shipwreck with £150m Silver Bullion Cargo

**Largest Known Silver Shipwreck Cargo to be Recovered Under UK Government Contract** Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMEX) announced today that it has confirmed the identity and location of the shipwreck site of the SS Gairsoppa nearly 4,700 meters below the surface of the North Atlantic, approximately 300 miles off the coast of Ireland in international […]

By September 27, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
New Edition of Unusual World Coins Available

New Edition of Unusual World Coins Available

IOLA, Wis. (Sept. 26, 2011) — The sixth edition of Unusual World Coins is now available from Krause Publications. Edited by George Cuhaj and Tom Michael, the new edition is bigger and better than ever with more than 150 more pages, 1,250 new images and more than 700 new issues than the previous edition. The […]

Royal Canadian Mint Proudly Supports Our Troops With $100,000 Donation to The Military Families Fund

Royal Canadian Mint Proudly Supports Our Troops With $100,000 Donation to The Military Families Fund

All profits from the sale of the Mint’s 2010 Poppy Remembrance Day Collector Card directed to charity The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to announce that the sales of its 2010 25-cent poppy coin collector card have generated a donation of $100,000 to the Military Families Fund (MFF), a non-profit organization created to assist military […]

New Book from Krause Publications: One Coin is Never Enough

New Book from Krause Publications: One Coin is Never Enough

IOLA, Wis. (September 19, 2011) — Krause Publications, a worldwide leader in coin and paper money books, magazines, online products and events, has released a new book that takes a fun look into the minds of collectors — One Coin is Never Enough: Why and How We Collect. In One Coin is Never Enough, author […]

Legend Sells Cardinal Collection 1794 Dollar, Acquires Spectacular Dakota 20th Century Collection

Legend Sells Cardinal Collection 1794 Dollar, Acquires Spectacular Dakota 20th Century Collection

(Lincroft, New Jersey) – A 1794 Flowing Hair U.S. silver dollar, owned by collector Bruce Moreland and formerly owned by the Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation, now has been sold by Legend Numismatics, Inc. (www.LegendCoin.com) of Lincroft, New Jersey for “in the area of $1.5 million,” according to Laura Sperber, Legend President. The coin is graded […]

Odyssey to Request En Banc Hearing in “Black Swan” Case to Address Contradictions in Eleventh Circuit’s Ruling

Odyssey to Request En Banc Hearing in “Black Swan” Case to Address Contradictions in Eleventh Circuit’s Ruling

Tampa, FL – September 21, 2011 – Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NasdaqCM: OMEX), today announced that it will request an en banc hearing (a hearing before all the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals judges) in the “Black Swan” case and will point out that today’s decision by a panel of only three judges from the […]

By September 26, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Odyssey Marine Exploration to Hold Conference Call on September 26, 2011

Odyssey Marine Exploration to Hold Conference Call on September 26, 2011

Tampa, FL – September 22, 2011 – Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NasdaqCM: OMEX), pioneers in the field of deep-ocean shipwreck exploration announced today that the Company will hold a conference call with management at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) to provide an operational project update and discuss current corporate developments. Conference call details: Date: […]

By September 26, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
‘First Hellenistic Gold Coin Ever Struck’ To Be Auctioned In London On October 2nd

‘First Hellenistic Gold Coin Ever Struck’ To Be Auctioned In London On October 2nd

A unique gold coin of the enigmatic Greco-Baktrian ruler Sophytes, which may very well be the first ever Hellenistic gold issue, is to be auctioned in London on October 2nd and is expected to fetch £200,000. Roma Numismatics’ second public auction of Ancient Coins on 2 October will feature a unique gold coin of the […]

By September 16, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
PCGS Rated #1 Barber Half Dollar Registry Set at ANA Pittsburgh Show

PCGS Rated #1 Barber Half Dollar Registry Set at ANA Pittsburgh Show

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) — Collectors attending the American Numismatic Association National Money Show in Pittsburgh, October 13 – 15, 2011, will be able to view the number one collection in the PCGS Set Registry(SM) of Barber half dollars with major varieties (circulation strikes, 1892 – 1915). The set will be displayed at the Professional Coin Grading […]

By September 16, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Celebrate the New Fall Classic – ANA Fall National Money Show Debuts in Pittsburgh

Celebrate the New Fall Classic – ANA Fall National Money Show Debuts in Pittsburgh

The American Numismatic Association’s inaugural fall National Money Show will showcase some of the world’s most valuable and historic numismatic items, 600 of the hobby’s best dealers and a wide variety of educational programs and family activities Oct. 13-15 in Pittsburgh. The show at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, home of the 2004 ANA […]

Collectors Universe Acquires Coinflation.com

Collectors Universe Acquires Coinflation.com

Coinflation.com (www.Coinflation.com), an increasingly popular informational website that provides the values of precious metals and the intrinsic values of gold, silver and base metal coins, has been acquired by Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT), the parent company of Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com). “Adding Coinflation.com to our family of offerings really makes sense. There is […]

By September 16, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Nearly $125,000 Pledged to Bob Lecce Memorial Fund

Nearly $125,000 Pledged to Bob Lecce Memorial Fund

Members of the numismatic community have pledged $122,450 to the Bob Lecce Memorial Fund, which will be used by the American Numismatic Association for the advancement of numismatic education. Lecce, who died on July 10, was an ANA life member who, along with his son Richard, operated a business that specialized in rare-date and hard-to-find […]

New Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money Available

New Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money Available

IOLA, Wis. (Sept. 13, 2011) – Krause Publications has released the 30th edition of the Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money. Authored by George S. Cuhaj and Bill Brandimore, the book is packed with 750 color photos of notes and more than 10,000 listings for U.S. paper money issued between 1812 and the present. […]

Austrian Mint Announces Final “Legends of Austria” Commemorative Coin

Austrian Mint Announces Final “Legends of Austria” Commemorative Coin

13 October Vienna – The sixth and final coin of the popular “Legends of Austria” silver series will be issued today. The final Legend to be commemorated in this series commemorates a song written in 1679, “Du Lieber Augustin”, which is still used today as inspiration for contemporary entertainment. The reverse of the coin depicts […]

By September 13, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Gold Helps Drive Successful September 2011 Long Beach Expo

Gold Helps Drive Successful September 2011 Long Beach Expo

(Long Beach, California) — The hot gold bullion market helped propel the recent September 8 – 10, 2011 Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo. “Gold started climbing again during dealer set-up on Wednesday, September 7, and continued a strong upward move the next day, the opening day of the show. There was a lot […]

By September 13, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Spectrum Group International’s A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. Announces the Addition of David Madge to its Senior Executive Team

Spectrum Group International’s A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. Announces the Addition of David Madge to its Senior Executive Team

(September 9, 2011 – Irvine, Calif.) – A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. (“A-Mark”), a subsidiary of Spectrum Group International, Inc. (SPGZ.PK) (“SGI”), announced today that David Madge has joined SGI’s Trading Segment as the President of A-Mark. Mr. Madge comes to A-Mark after 17 years with the Royal Canadian Mint as the head of marketing for […]

By September 12, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Baldwin’s Auction 71 Announced

Baldwin’s Auction 71 Announced

Baldwin’s auction 71, the second of two official Coinex auctions, contains an array of high quality, interesting pieces from the Indian, Ancient and Islamic worlds and is set to be one of the most spectacular sales of the Coinex season.  Held in the CIPFA Conference Centre on the 29th September the auction starts at 10.00am […]

By September 12, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
China Coins Commemorate 50th Anniversary of the World Wildlife Fund

China Coins Commemorate 50th Anniversary of the World Wildlife Fund

The Bank of China has issued two 2011 coins commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the World Wildlife Fund—30,000 Proof 10 Yuan, containing 1 oz. .999 fine silver, and 10,000 Proof 100 Yuan, containing ¼ oz. .999 fine gold. The silver coin features a Tibetan antelope in the foreground, with a bounding herd and a snow-covered […]

By September 12, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
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