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ANA Board of Governors Approves $5.63 Million Budget for FY 2015-2016

ANA Board of Governors Approves $5.63 Million Budget for FY 2015-2016

At its Oct. 30-31 meetings in Colorado Springs, Colo., the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors passed a $5.63 million budget, set the stage for a fund development initiative, and discussed opportunities to grow the nonprofit organization’s membership and provide additional educational options. The ANA will use 4.66 percent of its investment principal – […]

Malta to Issue Silver Coin and Stamp to Honor Commonwealth Mtg.

Malta to Issue Silver Coin and Stamp to Honor Commonwealth Mtg.

By Central Bank of Malta….   The Central Bank of Malta and MaltaPost p.l.c. will be launching a joint numismatic product commemorating the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) that will be held in Malta between 27 and 29 November 2015. This joint product will consist of a silver coin issued by the Central Bank […]

By November 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Künker eLive Auction 38 Now Online

Künker eLive Auction 38 Now Online

By Künker GmbH & Company….   Dear valued customers and coin enthusiasts, Please find our next eLive Auction 38 ready to be viewed online. Just log on to our website eLive-Auction.de to discover all of the interesting items from our upcoming online auction. The auction will take place from Wednesday, December 2 2015, to Thursday, […]

By November 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Kolbe & Fanning Announce 2016 New York Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Announce 2016 New York Auction

Kolbe & Fanning’s 2016 New York Book Auction to Feature the RBW Library Kolbe & Fanning are pleased to announce that our 2016 New York Book Auction will feature the celebrated RBW Library and other important properties. Focusing on Roman Republican coinage, the RBW Library includes both the essential standard works on the subject as […]

Dallas, Pittsburgh to Host ANA National Money Shows

Dallas, Pittsburgh to Host ANA National Money Shows

Selection of the 2018 and 2019 National Money Show host cities was tabled at the October board meeting pending clarification of additional options. The board held a special teleconference meeting on November 20, at which time they voted to select Dallas as the host city for the 2018 National Money Show and Pittsburgh as the […]

Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Designs Unveiled

Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Designs Unveiled

Coin designs honoring the life and legacy of celebrated author unveiled two days before 180th anniversary of his birth The first of several ceremonies to unveil designs for commemorative coins honoring celebrated author Mark Twain took place today at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal, Missouri. The event took place two days […]

By November 29, 2015 3 Comments Read More →
Coin Invest Trust: Golden Egg No. 2

Coin Invest Trust: Golden Egg No. 2

Palau. 1 Dollar. 9.7 x 13.92 mm. 0.5 g. Gold .9999. Prooflike. Mintage: 5000 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse of the egg-shaped coin displays the coat of arms of the issuing state below an outrigger canoe. Above, the inscription REPUBLIC OF PALAU, below, the nominal value. […]

Künker Sells Preussag Collection for £6.4 Million

Künker Sells Preussag Collection for £6.4 Million

6.4 million pounds sterling, nearly 9 million euros, was the overall hammer price of 217 löser and 327 mining coins of the Preussag Collection, auctioned off by London Coin Galleries in collaboration with Künker. The most expensive coin of this auction, a gold jakobslöser, achieved an incredible 650,000 pounds, equivalent to 911,500 euros. An impressive […]

By November 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Invest Trust: Mountains & Flora

Coin Invest Trust: Mountains & Flora

Palau. 5 Dollars 2016. 38.61 mm. 20 g. Silver .925. Proof. Mintage: 2500 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse displays the coat of arms of the issuing state below an outrigger canoe. Above, the inscription REPUBLIC OF PALAU, below, the nominal value. Continuing the style of the […]

Coin Invest Trust: Quilling Art 2016 – Flowers

Coin Invest Trust: Quilling Art 2016 – Flowers

Cook Islands. 2 Dollars 2016. 50 mm. 1/2 oz. Silver .999. Proof. Mintage: 999 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse displays the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Elizabeth II of England, along with her name, the title of the issuing nation, and the nominal value. The reverse shows […]

The Royal Mint 2016 Britannia Bullion Range

The Royal Mint 2016 Britannia Bullion Range

The Royal Mint has launched its Britannia 2016 999.9 fine gold and 999 fine silver coins for 2016. This 2016 issue features the fifth definitive portrait of Her Majesty The Queen by Royal Mint engraver Jody Clark for the first time, heralding a new chapter in The Royal Mint’s Britannia bullion story. The reverse will […]

By November 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Saratoga National Historical Park Quarter Products Available Nov. 30

Saratoga National Historical Park Quarter Products Available Nov. 30

The United States Mint will accept orders for collectible bags and rolls of Saratoga National Historical Park quarters starting on November 30 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Product options and their prices are as follows: Coins in the bags and rolls are circulating quality struck on the main production floors of United States Mint facilities […]

By November 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Eurozone to Issue New €20 Banknote

Eurozone to Issue New €20 Banknote

By European Central Bank….   New €20 banknote enters into circulation tomorrow Euro Exhibition at the ECB opens today with focus on new banknote The new €20 will start circulating tomorrow. It will be easy to recognise thanks to its innovative “portrait window” near the top of the hologram stripe, which becomes transparent when seen […]

By November 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Greater Houston Treasure Hunt to Be Held at 59th Houston Money Show

Greater Houston Treasure Hunt to Be Held at 59th Houston Money Show

ANA Governor Dr. Ralph Ross (far right) attends the Houston Money Show with the student members of the Jack Yates High School Coin Club in 2013. Image courtesy of David Lisot. By Jack Domurat, Greater Houston Coin Club….   Starting on Sunday, November 29 and running through 5pm on Saturday, December 5, the Greater Houston Treasure […]

By November 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Mint Reveals Coin Designs for 2016

Royal Mint Reveals Coin Designs for 2016

The Royal Mint has released its Annual Sets for 2016, revealing some exciting new designs for United Kingdom coins for the year ahead. 2016 will be a significant year for the nation’s coins and The Royal Mint itself; [2016] is the last year that the Annual Sets will contain the round £1 coin, and the […]

By November 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Mint Launches 2016 Sovereign to Celebrate Queen’s 90th Birthday

Royal Mint Launches 2016 Sovereign to Celebrate Queen’s 90th Birthday

The Royal Mint has launched the latest collection of its world renowned flagship coin – The Sovereign – featuring a celebratory obverse portrait for one year only on Proof Sovereign coins, to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday year. This is only the second time in Queen Elizabeth’s reign that a commemorative portrait has […]

By November 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
American Numismatic Society Announces PELLA Launch

American Numismatic Society Announces PELLA Launch

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is excited to announce the launch of its latest digital platform, PELLA (numismatics.org/pella/), an important new research tool for ancient Greek numismatics that provides a comprehensive, easily accessible online catalogue of the coinage produced by the kings of the Macedonian Argead dynasty (c.700–310 BCE). Cataloguing the individual coin types of […]

Perth Mint Puts Gold & Silver at Investors’ Fingertips

Perth Mint Puts Gold & Silver at Investors’ Fingertips

The Perth Mint has made investing in precious metals even easier with a secure online trading platform that offers investors the ability to buy and store with the Mint. Providing trusted storage facilities, which are guaranteed by the Government of Western Australia, and with complete account privacy, investors are able to confidently transact with live […]

By November 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Bank of Latvia to Issue Five Cats Fairy Tale Coin

Bank of Latvia to Issue Five Cats Fairy Tale Coin

By Bank of Latvia….   Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) is issuing a new 5-euro silver collector coin “Fairy Tale Coin I. Five Cats” on Tuesday, 24 November. Being the first collector coin in a special series of coins dedicated to the most dearly loved and significant Latvian fairy tales, this particular coin honours a […]

By November 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Heritage Inaugural Hong Kong Auction

Heritage Inaugural Hong Kong Auction

2015 December 11 – 12 World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction #3043 Heritage is excited to present their inaugural Hong Kong Auction! This historic event marks the first numismatic foray into Asia and they expect it to be the first of many successful events to come. Over 1200 numismatic lots are being offered in our […]

Spink: Celtic Coins and the Medusa Mystery

Spink: Celtic Coins and the Medusa Mystery

Spink is very excited to be selling a particularly singular collection this December: Celtic Coins from the Geoff Cottam Collection. Traditionally, Celtic coins have been a mysterious and poorly understood field of numismatics. In recent years, however, there has been a massive upsurge in interest as more and more literature now exists to cast light […]

By November 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Designs Unveiled

National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Designs Unveiled

By United States Mint….   Designs for commemorative coins honoring the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS) were unveiled today during a ceremony at the Department of the Interior. NPS Director Jonathan B. Jarvis and National Park Foundation (NPF) President and Chief Executive Officer Will Shafroth joined Treasurer of the United States Rosie […]

By November 20, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Oman Issues New 1 Rial Commemorative Banknote

Oman Issues New 1 Rial Commemorative Banknote

By Central Bank of Oman….   On the occasion of the 45th National Day in 2015, the Central Bank of Oman is pleased to announce to the public the issue of a new commemorative banknote of denomination one Omani rial (OMR1, or 1﷼), effective as of November 18. The new banknote shall circulate as legal […]

By November 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Restitution Ordered from Sentry Asset Group, LLC for Illegal Precious Metals Transactions

Restitution Ordered from Sentry Asset Group, LLC for Illegal Precious Metals Transactions

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission….   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Wednesday, November 18, announced that a federal court in Miami, Florida issued a Consent Order against Defendants Sentry Asset Group, LLC d/b/a Sentry Asset Management, LLC (SAG) of Boca Raton, Florida, and its owner, manager, and controlling person John Pakel of […]

By November 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Precious Metals Retailer APMEX Launches New Mobile-Friendly Website

Precious Metals Retailer APMEX Launches New Mobile-Friendly Website

APMEX has made shopping for Precious Metals easier with their new mobile website Recently, APMEX, Inc. launched a state-of-the-art mobile website, further improving their user experience. The site has a mobile-friendly modern design and an intuitive user interface that works on desktop, mobile and tablet devices. “This is a huge step forward in helping us […]

By November 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Spink To Sell Polish Rarities Collection in Winter Coin Auction

Spink To Sell Polish Rarities Collection in Winter Coin Auction

This December, Spink is delighted to announce that the sale of Ancient, British and Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals will contain a fantastic collection of Polish Coins and Medals. Earlier this year, Spink was thrilled to offer just a small part of this extensive collection formed in the 1950s and ’60s by a Polish gentleman […]

By November 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio December Hong Kong Sale to Offer Many Rarities

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio December Hong Kong Sale to Offer Many Rarities

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of their upcoming Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency, to be held December 8 through December 15 at The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is the leading auctioneer of rare coins and banknotes […]

By November 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Launches Saratoga National Historical Park Quarter

U.S. Mint Launches Saratoga National Historical Park Quarter

The United States Mint joined the National Park Service today to launch the Saratoga National Historical Park Quarter. The quarter’s reverse depicts a close-up of the moment British General John Burgoyne surrendered his sword to American General Horatio Gates, a turning point many believe marked the ‘beginning of the end of the American Revolutionary War.’ […]

By November 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
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 →
 
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