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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 […]

By February 11, 20160 Comments Read More →
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, 20160 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. […]

Paper Money – New 200-Zloty Banknote to Enter Circulation Feb. 12

Paper Money – New 200-Zloty Banknote to Enter Circulation Feb. 12

By Polish National Bank….   On Friday, February 12, the Polish National Bank (Narodowy Bank Polski, or NBP) will begin to introduce new 200-zloty (200 zł) banknotes into circulation with upgraded security. Banknotes of lower denominations with changed security have been circulating since April 2014; they represent more than 30 percent of all banknotes of […]

Worth Group to Pay $2.5 Million in Sanctions for Illegal Precious Metals Scheme

Worth Group to Pay $2.5 Million in Sanctions for Illegal Precious Metals Scheme

Defendants Ordered to Comply with the Law of the Eleventh Circuit for all Financed Transactions and Show Delivery of Physical Metal to the Customer or the Customer’s Depository Results within 28 Days By Commodity Futures Trading Commission….   On Thursday, February 4, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that the U.S. District […]

U.S. Mint Announces 2016 First Spouse Gold Coin Designs

U.S. Mint Announces 2016 First Spouse Gold Coin Designs

  The United States Mint today officially announced the new designs for the Patricia Nixon and Betty Ford First Spouse Gold Coins that will be released this year. Information about the designs is below. Patricia Nixon First Spouse Gold Coin The reverse design features stylized figures standing hand-in-hand surrounding a globe, symbolizing Mrs. Nixon’s commitment […]

By February 9, 20160 Comments Read More →
Austrian Mint Issues 1st Platinum Coin, Part of Vienna Philharmonic Range

Austrian Mint Issues 1st Platinum Coin, Part of Vienna Philharmonic Range

The Austrian Mint has issued a new platinum Vienna Philharmonic coin as the latest addition to its internationally renowned coin range. Unveiled at the Berlin Coin Fair, the coin marks the Austrian Mint’s first platinum offering. Produced from 999.5 pure platinum, the new Vienna Philharmonic coin features the same award-winning design by Austrian Mint head […]

ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships Application Deadline Extended

ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships Application Deadline Extended

APMEX Establishes Customer Sponsored Scholarship The application deadline for scholarships to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2016 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs has been extended to February 29. Dates for the two one-week sessions are June 18-23 and June 25-30. Scholarship recipients will attend one week-long class of their choice, learning from the hobby’s […]

Modern Coins – Long Beach Expo Visitors See U.S. Mint Reagan Coin Designs

Modern Coins – Long Beach Expo Visitors See U.S. Mint Reagan Coin Designs

By Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (Long Beach Expo) …..   Visitors on the closing day of the February 2016 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo received a numismatic treat. Representatives of the United States Mint displayed the just-announced selected designs for the upcoming Ronald Reagan Presidential dollar […]

Tickets on Sale for Inaugural Legacy Series Dinner at Dallas National Money Show

Tickets on Sale for Inaugural Legacy Series Dinner at Dallas National Money Show

Join the American Numismatic Association (ANA) in celebrating two of the hobby’s titans — Steve Ivy and Jim Halperin, founders of Heritage Auctions — at the inaugural Legacy Dinner, a fundraising event to benefit the ANA Legacy Series. The event will take place at the National Money Show in Dallas, Thursday, March 3, 2016 starting […]

World Coins – Pobjoy Mint Issues 2016 Blue Titanium Emperor Penguin Coin

World Coins – Pobjoy Mint Issues 2016 Blue Titanium Emperor Penguin Coin

Issued on behalf of the British Antarctic Territory with a mintage of only 5,000 coins Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce the release of the second 2016 coin issued on behalf of the British Antarctic Territory. This unique two pounds 990 Blue Titanium collector’s coin, struck alongside a Proof Sterling Silver coin and an Unc. Cupro Nickel coin, features The Emperor […]

Reserve Bank of India to Issue Revised 100 Rupee Banknotes

Reserve Bank of India to Issue Revised 100 Rupee Banknotes

By Reserve Bank of India…. The Reserve Bank of India will soon issue 100-rupee (₹ 100 denomination) banknotes with three additional/revised features in the 2005 Mahatma Gandhi Series, with inset letter ‘R’ in both the numbering panels bearing the signature of Dr. Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and the year of printing […]

NGC Releases Enhanced Census  and US Coin Price Guide

NGC Releases Enhanced Census and US Coin Price Guide

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® – NGC® has launched a new and dramatically improved Census and US Coin Price Guide. Utilizing the latest technologies, the enhanced NGC Census and NGC US Coin Price Guide are faster and easier to use than ever before and now resize seamlessly across all devices including smartphones and tablets. Both resources are […]

CIBC to Offer Chinese New Year Gold, Silver Monkey Coins

CIBC to Offer Chinese New Year Gold, Silver Monkey Coins

By Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce….   CIBC is the only bank in Canada providing special, festive coins for the Lunar New Year Looking for gift ideas for the Lunar New Year? The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) has five special, limited-edition Year of the Monkey collector coins to help you wish good luck, […]

National Money Show in Dallas Fast Approaching

National Money Show in Dallas Fast Approaching

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2016 National Money Show in Dallas is just around the corner. The convention will take place March 3-5 in Hall A of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center at 650 S. Griffin Street. The three-day show will feature more than 500 numismatic dealers with extensive inventories; a free appraisal area; […]

U.S. Mint to Unveil Nancy, Ronald Reagan Coin Designs

U.S. Mint to Unveil Nancy, Ronald Reagan Coin Designs

Representatives from the United States Mint and the Ronald Reagan Foundation will unveil the designs for the Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin and the Nancy Reagan First Spouse Coin during President Reagan’s Birthday Celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. WHAT: Representatives from the United States Mint and the Ronald Reagan Foundation will unveil the […]

By February 4, 20160 Comments Read More →
Royal Australian Mint “Buddies” up at Berlin World Money Fair

Royal Australian Mint “Buddies” up at Berlin World Money Fair

By Royal Australian Mint….   The internationally adored Buddy Bear figure has become eternalized as a privy mark on the exclusive 2016 Berlin World Money Fair (WMF) coin by the Royal Australian Mint. Attendees to the Berlin WMF will be the first in the world to get their hands on the Australian 2016 $1 Buddy […]

United States Mint to Participate in CSNS Convention

United States Mint to Participate in CSNS Convention

By Central States Numismatic Society …..   The United States Mint will operate a sales booth at the 77th Anniversary Convention of the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS), according to Bourse Chairman Patricia Foley. “The U.S. Mint is always a really popular feature at any convention that they participate in,” she said. “In addition to […]

U.S. Mint Announces WWI Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition

U.S. Mint Announces WWI Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition

A Call for Artists The United States Mint is pleased to announce a public competition to design the 2018 World War I American Veterans Centennial Silver Dollar. This competition is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are at least 18 years or older. During Phase One of the competition, which is open from […]

By February 4, 20160 Comments Read More →
Oakmont Financial Charged with Illegal Precious Metals Transactions

Oakmont Financial Charged with Illegal Precious Metals Transactions

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission….   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil injunctive enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Defendants Oakmont Financial, Inc. (Oakmont) of Boynton Beach, Florida, and Joseph Charles DiCrisci of New York, New York, an Oakmont owner and principal. The […]

Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Public Meeting Feb. 16

Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Public Meeting Feb. 16

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for February 16, 2016. Date: February 16, 2016. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT. Location: This meeting will occur via teleconference. Interested members of the public may dial in to listen […]

By February 4, 20160 Comments Read More →
Central Bank of Philippines Issues New 100 Piso Banknote

Central Bank of Philippines Issues New 100 Piso Banknote

Bank Releases 100-Piso New Generation Currency Banknote with Stronger Mauve or Violet Color By Central Bank of the Philippines…..   On Monday, February 1, the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas or BSP) issued 100-Piso banknotes with a stronger mauve or violet color to make it more distinct from the 1,000-Piso banknote. […]

PCGS Giving Away 30 Morgan Dollars in 30 Days

PCGS Giving Away 30 Morgan Dollars in 30 Days

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is turning 30, and as part of the celebration PCGS will be giving away 30 Morgan silver dollars over 30 days. “It’s easy and free to enter online, and 30 people will win Mint State examples of one of America’s most popular coin series, the Morgan dollar,” said PCGS President […]

By February 3, 20168 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint News – Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson Fills Key Vacancies at the Mint

U.S. Mint News – Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson Fills Key Vacancies at the Mint

United States Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson [below] has filled key vacancies on the U.S. Mint leadership team in the past couple of weeks. The actions are intended to optimize the structure of the Mint’s senior management team and will result in improved communication, streamlined decision-making and more agile operations across the organization. The […]

By February 3, 20161 Comments Read More →
Coin Grading – NGC Inks Exclusive Signature Label Agreement with Former Perth Mint Director Ed Harbuz

Coin Grading – NGC Inks Exclusive Signature Label Agreement with Former Perth Mint Director Ed Harbuz

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Miroslaw Edward “Ed” Harbuz have signed an agreement for Harbuz to individually hand-sign certification labels exclusively for NGC. Harbuz holds the distinction of being the only person in history to have served as director of mints in two different countries. From 1995 to 2001 Harbuz served as Managing Director of […]

Coin Shows – ANA National Money Show Hotel Room Rates Expire Feb. 8

Coin Shows – ANA National Money Show Hotel Room Rates Expire Feb. 8

Make Reservations Today The deadline to book hotel rooms at a special rate for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show (NMS) in Dallas is February 8. Attendees are encouraged to book rooms now at the Omni Dallas Hotel and the Aloft Dallas Downtown; both hotels are within two blocks of the convention center. […]

Gold and Silver – Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Expanded Gold Trading Operations

Gold and Silver – Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Expanded Gold Trading Operations

Stack’s Bowers Galleries today announced the return of Richard Gonzales as its Director of Gold Trading. Mr. Gonzales has over 30 years of experience in numismatics, precious metals and generic gold. Also announced today is the return of Amandeep Jassal, numismatist and gold trader, to the Stack’s Bowers New York City offices to lead our […]

 
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