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The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 9: European Coins

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 9: European Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #205 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds Many collectors were surprised to learn that Eric Newman had a tremendous collection of European coins and many excellent coins from elsewhere in the world. After all, the Eric […]

By January 20, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Canadian Error Coin Makes First Appearance at GreatCollections

Canadian Error Coin Makes First Appearance at GreatCollections

Missing Edge Lettering is the Second Example Discovered of the Sold-Out Issue In 2013, the Royal Canadian Mint released a popular Silver $20 piece titled “Portrait of Power”.  The coin boldly features the American Bald Eagle and was released with special edge lettering.  Only 7,500 were minted and they sold out in a few hours. […]

Russian Coins Sell For $5,364,428 in Baldwin’s New York World Coin Auction

Russian Coins Sell For $5,364,428 in Baldwin’s New York World Coin Auction

An auction of Russian coins, orders and medals held by Baldwin’s, in association with Dmitry Markov Coins and Medals and M & M Numismatics, on Thursday 9th January realised US$5,364,428. Struck to commemorate the 30th Birthday of Tsar Alexander II’s fourth son Grand Duke Vladimir, an 1876 25 Roubles topped The New York Sale, Auction […]

By January 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
World Coin Collectors Eagerly Await The Eric P. Newman Collection Part III, Jan. 14-16, At Heritage Auctions In New York

World Coin Collectors Eagerly Await The Eric P. Newman Collection Part III, Jan. 14-16, At Heritage Auctions In New York

Sublime collection of international numismatic rarities from one of the greatest collections ever offered, Jan. 14-16, at Heritage Auctions in New York; all proceeds to benefit the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society NEW YORK — Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection of World Coins Part III will be offered by Heritage Auctions Jan. […]

It Was 3 a.m. When I Found this Set of Mexican Coins on eBay! VIDEO: 1:31

It Was 3 a.m. When I Found this Set of Mexican Coins on eBay! VIDEO: 1:31

Pat Stovall, Don & Lois Bailey Numismatics Interviewer: David Lisot for  CoinWeek.com…….. We have all heard the story of the item listed in the middle of the night that turns out to be a great buy. Hear one of those tales from a specialist in Mexican numismatics who used his knowledge to make a good […]

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British Gold Patterns star in World Coin Auction

British Gold Patterns star in World Coin Auction

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #203 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds On Jan. 10th and 11th, Stack’s-Bowers-Ponterio conducted one of the official auctions of a coin convention that is held every January in Manhattan. More than two thousand coins and medals from around the world […]

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How to Avoid Becoming the Victim of a Fake Gold Coin

How to Avoid Becoming the Victim of a Fake Gold Coin

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. We met yesterday with an individual that was interested in selling a Canadian gold maple leaf coin.  Canadian gold maple leafs are among the most common coins that we purchase, so we didn’t expect this transaction to be much different than any other.  However, we […]

By January 10, 2014 11 Comments Read More →
Gold Coins and Quality Rules in Heritage World Coin Auction

Gold Coins and Quality Rules in Heritage World Coin Auction

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #202 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ………. On Jan. 5th and 6th, Heritage conducted one of the official auctions of the New York International Numismatic Convention, which is held every January at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in Manhattan. Although this […]

Gold Royal Cob Sheds Light on Spanish Colonial Coinage and Highlights Heritage World Coin Results

Gold Royal Cob Sheds Light on Spanish Colonial Coinage and Highlights Heritage World Coin Results

A Stunning Rarity from the New World One of the highlights of the recent Heritage World & Ancient Coin Signature Auction held in New York  which concluded yesterday January 6th, was a stunning Royal Cob described below. As Lot 25654 it realized $293,750.00 ( Including the buyers premium). However beyond the price, this coin sheds […]

SILVER 101 – World Mints : Some coins you may not have considered but should.

SILVER 101 – World Mints : Some coins you may not have considered but should.

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Silver hasn’t served as a regular medium of exchange in any nation for more than 40 years, which means much of what is currently being struck is focused on rounds and bars for investors in the metal. Here’s the rest of the story. The person who prefers collectible silver hasn’t been forgotten, as […]

By January 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Stacks Bowers New York International Nusmismatic Convention World Coin Auctions

Stacks Bowers New York International Nusmismatic Convention World Coin Auctions

AN INTERNATIONAL PARADE OF RARITIES TO BE PRESENTED AT THE  STACK’S BOWERS GALLERIES OFFICIAL AUCTION OF THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL NUMISMATIC CONVENTION January 10-13, 2014, at the New York Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Stack’s Bowers New York Auction Gallery IRVINE, Calif. — Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to serve as an official auctioneer of the […]

By December 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Top prices for numismatic rarities at Numismatik Lanz

Top prices for numismatic rarities at Numismatik Lanz

65,000 euros for a Thraco-Macedonian stater, 40,000 euros for the second known antoninianus of Proculus, and 42,000 euros for a zodiac mohur! Despite the quite low starting prices many rarities of Numismatik Lanz auction sale reached maximum prices. By Dr. Ursula Kampmann – CoinsWeekly.com ……. It’s a tradition at Numismatik Lanz to call out the […]

World And Ancient Coins: Heritage January 5-6 NYINC Auction Highlights

World And Ancient Coins: Heritage January 5-6 NYINC Auction Highlights

Six valuable and diverse World Coin collections will all be vying for primacy in Heritage’s January 5-6 World & Ancient Coin Signature Auction, taking place at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan, in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). “This is as striking and varied an auction as I can remember,” said Cristiano Bierrenbach, […]

Modern Coins: 2014 “Florida Natives” American Alligator coin to be released at FUN convention.

Modern Coins: 2014 “Florida Natives” American Alligator coin to be released at FUN convention.

By Charles D. Daughtrey ………….. Coinciding with the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention ModernCoinMart (MCM) is releasing a new coin depicting “Florida Natives”.  The coin, which may be the first of a series, depicts the American Alligator, one of the oldest and most fearsome apex predatory reptiles in North America, and a common native to […]

By December 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Isle of Man Coins: Small Island, Big Selection

Isle of Man Coins: Small Island, Big Selection

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Imagine an island of 221 square miles that doesn’t have its own mint.  Even with those obstacles, the Isle of Man issues a wide range of coins ranging from low-value circulation strikes to ongoing series of silver and gold pieces.  The privately owned Pobjoy Mint cranks out coinage for the self-governing British Crown Dependency located […]

By December 12, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
500th Anniversary  of The Earliest Dated English Coin: the 1513 Tournai Groat

500th Anniversary of The Earliest Dated English Coin: the 1513 Tournai Groat

Henry 8th 500th anniversary of England’s capture Tournai in France 1513   500th Anniversary  of The Earliest Dated English Coin was the 1513 Tournai Groat The earliest Exceptionally Rare coin dated 1513. Struck in the name of an English monarch Henry 8. The Tournai Groat (gros or 4d) struck subsequent to the capture of the town […]

By December 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Highlights in 2013 Champion Winter Online Coin Auction

Highlights in 2013 Champion Winter Online Coin Auction

Champion’s 2013 winter auction features two Chinese 1992 Compass and Seismograph gold kilo coins and other rarities. The 2013 Champion winter online auction will be held on December 18, 2013. For more details, please visit: http://www.icollector.com/Champion-Hong-Kong-Auction_ae1925, and http://www.cghka.com/. Some of the highlights of this sale are: Two 1992 Compass and Seismograph gold kilo coins with […]

Chinese Coins: 2012 Peking Opera Mask Coins

Chinese Coins: 2012 Peking Opera Mask Coins

Posted by Peter Anthony on Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ………. Peking Opera is a breathtakingly diverse art form. In 2012 the People’s Bank of China released a set of coins that feature masks from the Peking Opera. The Peking (or Beijing) opera has been a cornerstone of Chinese culture for nearly 2000 years. It has become […]

The Coin Analyst: 2014 World Silver Bullion Coins Offer Potential

The Coin Analyst: 2014 World Silver Bullion Coins Offer Potential

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Unlike American silver eagles which are always issued in January, many world bullion coins are released during the final months of the preceding year. For example, the Perth Mint rolls out its Lunar bullion coins and Kookaburras around Labor Day. The Koala coins are usually released a little later […]

By November 21, 2013 6 Comments Read More →
Modern Coins: The 2014 Silver Panda coins are Here!

Modern Coins: The 2014 Silver Panda coins are Here!

People love pandas. Every time a panda in a zoo gives birth, the adorable baby immediately becomes a star on television, newspapers, youtube, etc [To see what we mean , view the Video Below]. And the same has happened each year since 1982, when China announces the birth of a new Panda coin. Panda coins […]

By November 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Interesting and inexpensive coins of Russia

Interesting and inexpensive coins of Russia

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Imagine a vast nation with a long and fascinating history of numismatic issues. Does that sound like an introduction for an overview of U.S. coinage? Guess again. The coins of Russia have a large collector following both internally and internationally. Eye appeal always plays a major role in popularity, and the Cyrillic lettering […]

By November 18, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
Austrian Mint issues News Gold Coin in Wildlife Series – The Red Deer

Austrian Mint issues News Gold Coin in Wildlife Series – The Red Deer

“Wildlife in Our Sights” – New Gold Coin Series – First Issue “Red Deer” The Austrian Mint will issue today the first coin of a new gold coin series featuring wildlife and celebrating the diverse natural habitats of Europe. A total of six coins to be issued over the next six years will feature the […]

By November 7, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Gold and Silver Panda Buyer’s Guide Book Signing with Peter Anthony at Winter SoCal Show

Gold and Silver Panda Buyer’s Guide Book Signing with Peter Anthony at Winter SoCal Show

Visit with Panda coin expert Peter Anthony at the SoCal Coin & Currency Show on December 12-14 at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764. Peter Anthony is the author of The Gold and Silver Panda Buyer’s Guide, now in its 2nd edition. The guide is widely known for its extensive […]

By November 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Canadian Coins Advanced $1 AND $2 Design Win BEST NEW COIN INNOVATION Award

Canadian Coins Advanced $1 AND $2 Design Win BEST NEW COIN INNOVATION Award

The Royal Canadian Mint overcame strong competition today from Britain’s Royal Mint and the Mint of Finland to win the inaugural Best New Coin Innovation Excellence in Currency Awards presented by the International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA). This official recognition confirms the suite of advanced security features the Mint developed for Canada’s new multi-ply […]

By November 4, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers to Auction the David O’ Harrow Collection of Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:16.

Stack’s Bowers to Auction the David O’ Harrow Collection of Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:16.

Kyle Ponterio, Stack’s Bowers Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. A major collection of Mexican coins will come on the market at the Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo in November 2013 offered by Stack’s Bowers. Numismatist Kyle Ponterio talks about the sale and some of the highlights. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC.  October, 2013 US Mexican Numismatic Association  Second […]

By November 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
PCGS Grading Modern Chinese Coins Year-Round On Mainland And Adding Reference Numbers

PCGS Grading Modern Chinese Coins Year-Round On Mainland And Adding Reference Numbers

Professional Coin Grading Service (http://www.PCGS.com.cn) is now grading modern Chinese coins on a year-round basis in mainland China.  PCGS opened submission centers in Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou this past summer, and is expanding its initially part-time certification services to now accept, authenticate and grade modern coin submissions all-year-round with a quick turnaround time of three […]

By October 30, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
NGC Certifies Eric P. Newman World Coins

NGC Certifies Eric P. Newman World Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded and encapsulated more than 2,800 world coins selected from the phenomenal collection of Eric P. Newman. This third installment of the historic collection boasts a number of exceedingly rare and high grade coins from around the world. Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES) previously chose NGC to certify […]

Major Exhibit of Mexican Revolution Memorabilia at US Mexican Convention. VIDEO: 18:54.

Major Exhibit of Mexican Revolution Memorabilia at US Mexican Convention. VIDEO: 18:54.

Elmer Powell, Collector Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com………. Coin conventions offer important opportunities to learn about history and collecting when exhibits are displayed. An extensive collection of items from the Mexican Revolution were on display at the US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention. The collector who assembled the collection talks about his collection and shows highlights. Copyright […]

By October 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Chinese Coins: Pandas, The Melting Pot

Chinese Coins: Pandas, The Melting Pot

By Peter Anthony  posted on NGC Articles Re-Posted with Permission of The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …….. Many of the key dates and most valuable pieces of modern Chinese coinage are survivors of the turbulence that accompanied Hong Kong’s reunification with China. “This is 1996. One day a couple of guys walk into the shop.” Peter […]

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s First Live Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction Starts This Week !

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s First Live Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction Starts This Week !

Just a few days remain before the Daniel Frank Sedwick TREASURE, WORLD and U.S. COIN live FLOOR Auction #14, starts at 10:00 AM EDT on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. The LIVE FLOOR auction kicks off with 1100 lots of choice material in all areas of world coins and shipwreck treasures Treasure World and US Coin […]

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