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Modern US Paper Money: 2016 $2 Single Note Collection Avail. May 17

Modern US Paper Money: 2016 $2 Single Note Collection Avail. May 17

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing….   The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce the 2016 $2 Single Note Collection, featuring a Series 2013 $2 note from both the Dallas and San Francisco Federal Reserve Banks with serial numbers beginning with “2016xxxx.” Each note is protected by a clear acid-free polymer […]

World Coins – New 2016 Big Ben Shaped Coin from Pobjoy Mint

World Coins – New 2016 Big Ben Shaped Coin from Pobjoy Mint

Issued on behalf of the British Virgin Islands with a mintage of only 5,000 coins Shape, Shape, Shape Your Collection with Pobjoy Mint Following on from the success of our Eiffel Tower shaped coin, this year we are producing another uniquely shaped coin on behalf of the British Virgin Islands, this time in the shape […]

Finest Known 1792 Silver Disme Brings $998,750 in Heritage’s $28 Million CSNS Auctions

Finest Known 1792 Silver Disme Brings $998,750 in Heritage’s $28 Million CSNS Auctions

Early American rarities top the bill as collectors descend on April 27-May 1, 2016 Heritage Central States Numismatic Society auction; US & World Currency auctions bring $5.2+ million. Market remains vibrant with over 92% sold by dollar value. The finest known 1792 Silver Disme AU50 PCGS Secure, Ex: Judd-Donald G. Partrick Collection, a rare second […]

Uruguay Issues New 2,000 Peso Banknote

Uruguay Issues New 2,000 Peso Banknote

By Central Bank of Uruguay …..   On Wednesday, 27 April 2016, the Central Bank of Uruguay (Banco Central del Uruguay) entered new 2,000-peso banknotes corresponding to the 2015 B series into circulation. The notes have been made from 100% cotton fibers. In order to ensure the identification and protection of the Uruguayan banknotes in […]

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for 2016 Gerald Ford $1 Coin Cover May 17

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for 2016 Gerald Ford $1 Coin Cover May 17

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 Gerald Ford $1 Coin Cover (product code 16FB) May 17 at noon Eastern Time. This coin cover is the 38th issue in the United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series. It includes two circulating quality Gerald Ford Presidential $1 Coins from the first […]

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Business Profitability in 2015 Reinforces Royal Canadian Mint’s Future

Business Profitability in 2015 Reinforces Royal Canadian Mint’s Future

The Royal Canadian Mint once again demonstrated strong business performance in 2015 thanks to excellent bullion and numismatics sales. Though a $65.5 million non-cash impairment charge resulting from lower than anticipated future cash flows from the Mint’s circulation businesses offset profits, the Mint broke even in 2015. Strong cash generation from operations also allowed the […]

Win 500 Ounces of Silver in APMEX & Royal Mint Britannia Coin Sweepstakes

Win 500 Ounces of Silver in APMEX & Royal Mint Britannia Coin Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win a sealed Monster Box containing 500 of The Royal Mint’s 2016 1 oz Silver Britannia bullion coins In continued celebration of The Queen’s 90th birthday, The Royal Mint and APMEX announce the launch of The 2016 Great Britannia Monster Box Sweepstakes. The Queen’s birthday was April 21 and for […]

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Coin Collecting Album News – David Lange’s Library of Coins Book Now Shipping

Coin Collecting Album News – David Lange’s Library of Coins Book Now Shipping

By David W. Lange – www.coincollectingboards.net ….   After more than a year-and-a-half of work, Volume Two of my book series on coin albums is complete. My new book detailing the Coin and Currency Institute and its publications–including its lines of coin albums–arrived from the printer while I was at the Central States Numismatic Society […]

Spink Bond & Share Auction: Wellington vs. Standard Oil

Spink Bond & Share Auction: Wellington vs. Standard Oil

On May 20 Spink will be holding a Bonds and Share Certificates of the World sale, full of some of the most interesting pieces to come on the market in recent years. The sale also contains two fantastic collections amassed over many years through hard work and dedication to scripophily: the Menzel collection, and the […]

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Numismatic Education: Finance Museum Founder Makes Final Visionary Gift to Institution

Numismatic Education: Finance Museum Founder Makes Final Visionary Gift to Institution

Trustees will honor John Herzog for his legacy of giving at a reception on May 17 By Museum of American Finance …..   Wall Street veteran John E. Herzog has announced a final $5 million gift to the Museum of American Finance, the New York institution he founded more than 25 years ago. Herzog established […]

Coin Authentication – Dirty Old Coins to Offer Low Cost XRF Analysis

Coin Authentication – Dirty Old Coins to Offer Low Cost XRF Analysis

By Rasiel Suarez – Dirty Old Coins …..   Dirty Old Coins, a US-based firm operating in Olympia, WA is pleased to announce the availability of low-cost energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (EDXRF) for the analysis of coins and other metallic artifacts. XRF techology is a non-destructive process which provides a full list of the […]

Grading Paper Money – PMG at Las Vegas Numismatic Society

Grading Paper Money – PMG at Las Vegas Numismatic Society

Both US and world currency submissions will be accepted at the Las Vegas Numismatic Society, May 12 – 14, 2016 at the Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels during the show. All submissions will be sent to our office in […]

Bill Proposes Commemorative Coins Honoring Space Shuttle Challenger, Teacher McAuliffe

Bill Proposes Commemorative Coins Honoring Space Shuttle Challenger, Teacher McAuliffe

By Office of Sen. Kelly Ayotte …..   U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) recently introduced legislation that would require the United States Department of the Treasury to mint a coin in recognition of the 30th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy and in honor of Christa McAuliffe. Proceeds from sales […]

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Premium Gem 1921-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar Coin

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Premium Gem 1921-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar Coin

The 1921-S Walking Liberty half dollar is one of the greatest rarities in the series. Although the 1919-D – and only the 1919-D – is slightly rarer in Gem condition, the ’21-S still boasts the lowest absolute population in Mint State. Taking into account a likely number of resubmissions, there are possibly fewer than 200 […]

1933 Penny Sets World Record for Copper, Bronze Coin at Auction

1933 Penny Sets World Record for Copper, Bronze Coin at Auction

Baldwins’ auction room at 399 Strand was the venue for one of the most important numismatic events in recent years as the 1933 Pattern Penny smashed through the World Record for a copper or bronze coin sold at auction. The 1933 Lavrillier Pattern Penny that sold for a World Record Price for any copper or […]

American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin Orders Now Packaged in Tubes

American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin Orders Now Packaged in Tubes

The United States Mint sent the following item to authorized purchasers on May 4: 2016 American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins Now In Tubes and Boxes This is to inform you that starting today (May 4, 2016), all American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin orders will be fulfilled using packaging similar to the American Eagle Bullion Coin […]

European Central Bank Ends Production, Issuance of €500 Banknote

European Central Bank Ends Production, Issuance of €500 Banknote

By European Central Bank…..   ECB has decided to discontinue production and issuance of €500 banknote Europa series of euro banknotes will not include the €500 €500 banknote remains legal tender and will always retain its value Today (Thursday, May 4) the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) concluded a review of the […]

Grading Paper Money – PMG at Texas Numismatic Show

Grading Paper Money – PMG at Texas Numismatic Show

Both US and world currency submissions will be accepted at the Texas Numismatic Association Annual Coin & Currency Show, in Arlington, TX at the Arlington Convention Center, May 19-21 Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels during the Texas Numismatic Association Annual Coin & Currency Show. All submissions will […]

Royal Canadian Mint 5th Numismatic Catalog of 2016 Feat. World’s First 5 oz Silver Coin with Murano Glass

Royal Canadian Mint 5th Numismatic Catalog of 2016 Feat. World’s First 5 oz Silver Coin with Murano Glass

5 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Murano Maple Leaf: Autumn Radiance – Mintage: 2,000 The Royal Canadian Mint has launched a new world first with a 5 oz. silver coin featuring a vibrantly coloured, handcrafted venetian glass element gracing the heart of an engraved ring of maple leaves designed by artist Lisa Thomson-Khan. The 2016 […]

Singapore International Coin Fair Attracts Nearly 7,000 Attendees

Singapore International Coin Fair Attracts Nearly 7,000 Attendees

The 2016 Singapore International Coin Fair (SICF) proved to be an unqualified success. The three-day coin event (April 1-3) attracted thousands of visitors, and featured more than 100 different dealers and mints displaying their coins and banknotes. SICF 2016 was organized by Panda America for the sixth straight year, and took place at the Marina […]

Consumer Alert – Use Caution to Avoid Gold, Silver Counterfeits Advises Professional Numismatists Guild

Consumer Alert – Use Caution to Avoid Gold, Silver Counterfeits Advises Professional Numismatists Guild

Beware of counterfeit vintage rare coins and fake modern gold and silver bullion items now being offered in the marketplace. Purchase only from reputable dealers, cautions the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). The PNG is a nonprofit organization composed of many of the country’s top numismatic experts. Counterfeit 2012-dated American Eagle $50 denomination one-ounce gold bullion […]

Numismatic Books – NLG Now Accepting Entries for 2016 Writer’s Contest

Numismatic Books – NLG Now Accepting Entries for 2016 Writer’s Contest

By Numismatic Literary Guild …… Entries are now being accepted for the 2016 Numismatic Literary Guild’s (NLG) Writers’ Competition. As usual, the contest covers a broad spectrum of categories, including: books on numismatic subjects; newspaper and magazine articles and columns; online websites, articles, columns and blogs; numismatic newsletters; auction catalogs; and TV, radio and audio-visual […]

World Paper Money – PMG: Belarus to Release Seven New Banknotes

World Paper Money – PMG: Belarus to Release Seven New Banknotes

Beginning in July 2016, seven new denominations of banknotes and eight denominations of coins will be issued by Belarus. The notes will include 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, and 500 rubles. Also, the denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 kopeks and 1 and 2 rubles will be introduced as new coinage on July […]

Roman Gold Coins – Stack’s Bowers Announces Part I of George W. La Borde Collection of Roman Aurei

Roman Gold Coins – Stack’s Bowers Announces Part I of George W. La Borde Collection of Roman Aurei

IN COLLABORATION WITH NUMISMATICA ARS CLASSICA Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the firm’s collaboration with Numismatica Ars Classica in offering the George W. La Borde Collection of Roman Aurei – Part I, to be sold the 23rd of May, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland. This meticulously curated cabinet includes some of the finest Roman […]

Young Numismatists – ANA Awards College Scholarships

Young Numismatists – ANA Awards College Scholarships

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2016 college scholarships to Nathan Godin, a senior at Providence High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Peyton Souder, a senior at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville, Florida. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice. […]

World Coins – Revealing the Remarkable Royal Mint Experience

World Coins – Revealing the Remarkable Royal Mint Experience

For the first time, The Royal Mint will throw open its doors to reveal how the nation’s coins are made and find their way into pockets and purses around the world. The Royal Mint Experience will allow the public to witness for the first time hundreds of moments from the history of British coins, with […]

ANA: Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge at 2016 Summer Seminar

ANA: Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge at 2016 Summer Seminar

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Summer Seminar is fast approaching but there’s still time to register. The two one-week sessions will be held June 18-30, 2016 on the campus of Colorado College in Colorado Springs, adjacent to ANA headquarters. Summer Seminar offers hands-on training with a plethora of classes suited for collectors at all […]

2016 America the Beautiful Cumberland Gap 5 oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Avail. May 5

2016 America the Beautiful Cumberland Gap 5 oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Avail. May 5

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 America the Beautiful 5 oz Silver Uncirculated Coin – Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (product code 16AK) starting on May 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET). America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins are struck in .999 fine silver and display the “P” mint […]

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Cumberland Gap 3-Coin Set Avail. May 2

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Cumberland Gap 3-Coin Set Avail. May 2

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin SetTM – Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (product code 16AE) on May 2 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This set is priced at $9.95 and contains two uncirculated Cumberland Gap National Historical Park quarters–one each from the United States Mint […]

Candidates for 2018 Bank Note Featuring Iconic Canadian Woman Announced

Candidates for 2018 Bank Note Featuring Iconic Canadian Woman Announced

By The Bank of Canada ……   The Bank of Canada today announced that the 2018 bank note independent Advisory Council has narrowed to 12 names the list of iconic Canadian women who could be featured on the first bank note of the next series. The 12 prominent Canadian women, who were selected from the […]

 
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