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Ancient Coin News

  • newNew Ancient, World Coins from Atlas Numismatics – September 2016
    By Atlas Numismatics ……   New Inventory These seven coins are just a sample of the 713 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material in Ancient (60), World (647) and US (6). Berend Plate Coin http://atlasnumismatics.com/1038377 T…
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 6:55pm -
  • newRarities from Northern Greece in Upcoming Gorny & Mosch Auction
    From October 10-14, 2016 Gorny & Mosch will hold three auctions. Several collections will be on sale, for example, an exquisite collection of coins from Northern Greece, as well as extensive collections of Bavaria, Stolberg, Salzburg, and Russia From…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 2:06pm -
  • newAfter 140 Years, A Hoard is Finally Ready to be Dispersed at Spink
    Something very exciting is happening at Spink this September. As the dust begins to settle after the mammoth celebrations commemorating Spink’s 350th year, Spink’s auction room will be graced with the privilege of selling the famous Harptree Hoar…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 5:19pm -
  • newAncient Coin Profile – The First Facing Portrait of a King
    LYCIA. Dynasts of Lycia, Perikles (c.375-360 BCE), Silver Stater By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ……   Lycia was a mountainous region in Anatolia with dramatic slopes that plunge into the sea. Many of its cities left the Delian…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 6:20pm -
  • newCoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of Julius Caesar
    By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ….   Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed, that he is grown so great? —Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 2 What makes Caesar so Great? PEOPLE WHO KNOW NOTHING ELSE about ancient history recognize the nam…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 1:34pm -
  • Jacquier’s to Auction 450 Lots Featuring Ancient Coins of the Gallic Empire
    By Paul-Francis Jacquier Auctions ….   An unbelievable number of 450 lots featuring coins of the Gallic Empire are on offer at Paul-Francis Jacquier’s auction on September 16, 2016 with a focus on antoniniani and denarii, including all rarities…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Sep 16, 3:24pm -
  • NGC Ancient Coins: Redefining the Biblical Widow’s Mite
    The traditional, narrow definition of the biblical Widow’s Mite is in need of revision The Biblical Widow’s Mite is among the most familiar, yet most mysterious, coins of antiquity. Truth be told, we don’t know exactly what it was. The best pla…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Sep 16, 2:58pm -
  • Ancient Greek Coins – Kamarina’s Tumultuous History
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ……   The history of Kamarina, a port city on the southern coast of Sicily, is among the most tumultuous of Ancient Greece. It was founded in 599 BCE by settlers from Syracuse and its location al…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Sep 16, 1:10pm -
  • Ancient Coin Auction News: Postumus, Creator of the Gallic Empire
    By Paul-Francis Jacquier Auctions ….   To the inhabitants of the Roman Empire, it truly must have seemed like the beginning of the apocalypse. Plundering and murdering, a group of Alemanni went all the way to Milan, where Gallienus was finally abl…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Sep 16, 4:20pm -
  • Heritage Signature Auctions: 4,300 World Coin Lots up for Bidding in Long Beach
    Heritage’s Long Beach World & Ancient coins Signature auction, scheduled for September 8-12, is open for bidding! Although it feels like the final hammer just fell on our August Platinum Night auction, we’ve managed, with the help of more than 27…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 12:02pm -

Coin & Currency Auctions

  • newGem 1838-O No Stars Dime at November 2016 Baltimore Rarities Night Auction
    By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stack’s Bowers …..   The No Stars Liberty Seated dimes of 1837 and 1838 are often considered Gobrecht’s little masterpieces. Uncluttered by stars on either side, Liberty sits majestically at cent…
    - 15 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 7:18pm -
  • newRarities from Northern Greece in Upcoming Gorny & Mosch Auction
    From October 10-14, 2016 Gorny & Mosch will hold three auctions. Several collections will be on sale, for example, an exquisite collection of coins from Northern Greece, as well as extensive collections of Bavaria, Stolberg, Salzburg, and Russia From…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 2:06pm -
  • newAfter 140 Years, A Hoard is Finally Ready to be Dispersed at Spink
    Something very exciting is happening at Spink this September. As the dust begins to settle after the mammoth celebrations commemorating Spink’s 350th year, Spink’s auction room will be graced with the privilege of selling the famous Harptree Hoar…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 5:19pm -
  • newCoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016
    By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016 The Future Is Now 1.) Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack “Bitcoins are funds within the plain meaning of that term,” [Judge Alison] Nathan wrote. “Bitcoi…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 4:15pm -
  • newToned Morgan Dollars of the Northern Lights Collection, Part 1 – 4K Video
    CoinWeek and Legend Rare Coin Auctions partner up to bring you a spectacular array of dazzling toned Morgan dollars from the Northern Lights Collection. These toned coins are what coin collecting at the ultra high end is all about. Each of these Morg…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 2:24am -
  • newStack’s Bowers Hong Kong Paper Money Sale Yields Strong Results
    By Aris Maragoudakis – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers ……   The Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Hong Kong Paper Money Sale was once again a success! As one of the more diverse Hong Kong Auctions in recent memory, collectors and dealers fro…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 11:51am -
  • newWorld Coins – Rose-Ryals, 30 Shilling Gold Coins of King James I
    Lot 1008 – James I, third coinage, rose ryal, mm. spur rowel (1619-1620) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #350 As part of a major sale on September 30, 2016, St. James Au…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 10:08pm -
  • new1854 Kellogg $20 Featured in November Baltimore Rarities Night Auction
    By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stack’s Bowers …..   Economic growth catalyzed by the California Gold Rush in the early 1850s spurred demand for circulating coinage throughout the West. Unimpressed by the production of private mi…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 2:12pm -
  • newSpink: Scottish Banknote Auction, Plus the Return of Pudsey
    Pudsey returns to Spink, and he’s bringing some Scottish Friends In addition to the mammoth World Banknotes auction, we have also managed to put together a sizable British Banknotes sale, the majority of which is made up of Scottish material. In fa…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 2:05pm -
  • newWorld Paper Money – Finest Known Issued, Uncancelled Zanzibar 5 Rupees
    By Aris Maragoudakis – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers ……   In the Stack’s Bowers official January New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) auction, we are pleased to offer an extremely rare, and well-preserved Zanzibar 5 r…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 1:55pm -

The Bullion Report

  • newPerth Mint CEO to Headline Precious Metals Investment Symposium
    The Perth Mint’s Chief Executive Officer, Richard Hayes, a precious metals industry expert, will headline a key group of speakers at the 7th Annual Precious Metals Investment Symposium, being held in Sydney in October. A thought leader on the globa…
    - 15 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 7:08pm -
  • newCFTC Charges Florida-Based Kelvin Burgos with Illegal, Off-Exchange 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 Florida-based Defendants KB Conce…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 12:32pm -
  • newStrange $180k Theft from Royal Canadian Mint
    By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins …….   The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) is alleging that one of its former employees gradually smuggled $180,000 CAD (approximately $136,000 USD) worth of gold out of the mint. The strange part is how they sa…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 4:53pm -
  • newSilver Stacking – Collecting Silver Rounds and Bars
    By Al Doyle for CoinWeek …..   Whether they admit it or not, silver stackers get excited about watching their holdings grow by anywhere from a few pre-1965 dimes to a few 100-ounce bars at a time. While “stacking” is enjoyable, it’s poss…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 11:11am -
  • newChina 1995 Panda 10 Yuan 1 Oz Silver Bullion Coin
    Description: The 10-Yuan one-ounce 1995 Silver Panda is a bullion coin produced by the official mint of the People’s Republic of China. The Silver Panda bullion coin program began in 1983 as an addition to the Gold Panda bullion coin series that wa…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 1:03pm -
  • newCFTC Wins Fraud Trial against Florida-Based Precious Metals Trader & His Companies
    Robert Escobio and His Companies are Permanently Banned from Commodity Trading and Registration, and Ordered to Pay Approximately $2.5 Million in Restitution and Penalties By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ….   The U.S. Commodity Futures Tra…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 12:58pm -
  • newJM Bullion and Emporium Hamburg to Launch 2017 Somali Silver Elephant Coin
    JM Bullion is proud to be the exclusive home for the launch of the 2017 Somalian Silver Elephant 1 oz. and 1 Kilo coins. These popular annual coin releases are a must-have for both investors and collectors, and the 2017 Somalian Elephant Series is po…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 11:57am -

Currency & Paper Money News

  • Cool Currency 2016 Episode 3 – 4K Video
    What do you know about money? Our third episode of Cool Currency for the year was filmed at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money – the World Series of American Numismatics! This year, the annual gathering took place…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Sep 16, 12:44pm -
  • Paper Money News – Rarities Shine in $3+ Million Stack’s Bowers ANA U.S. Currency Auction
      Fr. 1700. 1933 $10 Silver Certificate. PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ The U.S. Currency sessions of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money realized more than US$3 million as part of the firm’s ANA…
    - 34 days ago, 24 Aug 16, 10:19pm -
  • Freedom-Oriented U.S. Coins And Notes
    By Al Doyle for CoinWeek …..   Here’s a short but focused area of U.S. Numismatics: Coins and notes with a strong message of freedom and independence. These pieces go well beyond the ubiquitous portraits of an allegorical Miss Liberty, and they…
    - 47 days ago, 11 Aug 16, 11:20am -
  • BEP, U. S. Mint to Participate in ANA World’s Fair of Money
    The United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will share booth #690 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA)World’s Fair of Money from August 9 to 13, 2016, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. As…
    - 50 days ago, 8 Aug 16, 10:24pm -
  • Heritage Auctions: Women on Paper Money?
    As the United States readies itself for a first woman to be pictured on its paper money in at least a century, several rare notes offered during Heritage Auctions’ American Numismatic Association Currency Auction August 10-16 show women played an i…
    - 54 days ago, 4 Aug 16, 4:34pm -
  • Paper Currency – PMG Grading On-site at ANA World’s Fair of Money
    PMG will be at booth # 933 at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, in Anaheim, CA at the Anaheim Convention Center August 9 – 13, 2016 All note types are eligible for grading, including US Fractionals, Confederates, Colonials, MPCs, Obsoletes and World…
    - 57 days ago, 1 Aug 16, 6:19pm -
  • Numismatic Books – Whitman Publishes Paper Money Counterfeiting and Technology Reference
    Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of Counterfeiting and Technology: A History of the Long Struggle Between Paper-Money Counterfeiters and Security Printing, by Robert “Bob” McCabe. In 480 pages this narrative covers the origins an…
    - 60 days ago, 29 Jul 16, 8:49pm -

Modern Coin News

  • newThe Coin Analyst: All You Need to Know About the 30th Anniversary American Silver Eagle
    By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ……   The American Silver Eagle turns 30 years old in 2016. To honor the special occasion, the United States Mint is offering special-edition 30th Anniversary Proof and Uncirculated American Silver Ea…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 2:53am -
  • newThe Real Diehl: The Inside Story of the Sacagawea Dollar
    The Real Diehl is a select column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ….. This series of articles will give readers an insider’s view of how Washington, DC, works (and doesn’t work) from my perspe…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 12:03pm -
  • newWalking Liberty Gold Coin Production Has Begun
    By CoinWeek News Staff ….   U.S. Mint shares latest pictures with CoinWeek Michael White, of the United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications, has confirmed that production of the 2016 Walking Liberty Centennial Gold Coin began almost…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 8:12pm -
  • newNGC Certified Coins – 2016-W Proof Silver Eagle Special Designations
    The eagerly awaited 30th Anniversary Proof Silver Eagle — the first in the series to feature edge lettering — went on sale on Friday, Sept. 16 at 12 p.m. EST. NGC has created a celebratory label for this coin and is offering its popular Early Rel…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 1:33pm -
  • Classic US Coins: Does a 1964 Morgan Silver Dollar Exist?
    By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins …….   Rumors have long circulated in numismatic circles about the mystery of the 1964 Peace dollar, which would have been the last 90% silver dollar minted for circulation. That is, if the entire mintage…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Sep 16, 2:59pm -
  • Rare 1964 SMS Kennedy Half Dollar Sells for $47K
      By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com …… A 1964 Special Mint Set Kennedy half dollar recently turned heads when it was offered by Heritage Auctions during the September 7-11, 2016 Long Beach Expo U.S. Signature Auction. Trading for $47…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Sep 16, 2:30pm -
  • 2016 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin Avail. Sept. 16
    The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2016 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin (product code 16EA) on September 16 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This year marks the 30th anniversary of the United States Mint’s production of the Ameri…
    - 14 days ago, 13 Sep 16, 12:26pm -
  • Almost Half Standing Liberty Centennial Gold Coin Mintage Sold First Day
    By CoinWeek News Staff ….   The U.S. Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications reported on September 9 that first-day sales of the 2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin totaled 47,884 pieces. This is 2,116 coins shy of half the maxi…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Sep 16, 3:10am -
  • Standing Liberty Quarter Gold Coin on Sale Today
    By CoinWeek News Staff ….   In case you haven’t done it already, right click on the link below to open a new tab or window: http://catalog.usmint.gov/standing-liberty-2016-centennial-gold-coin-16XC.html If you plan on ordering the 2016 Standing…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 11:21am -
  • U.S. Mint Opens 2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin Sales Sept. 8
    The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin (product code 16XC) on September 8 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The Standing Liberty Centennial Gold Coin is the second of three 24-karat gold…
    - 21 days ago, 6 Sep 16, 12:02pm -

Commentary & Market Reports

  • newMarket Whimsy: The Rational Collector
    Imagine that you could have every coin you wanted. What could possibly go wrong? By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ….   Charles and Hubert’s column Market Whimsy, which originally appeared in the American Numismatic Association (ANA) magazine…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 5:00pm -
  • newThe Modern Coin Market is Motivated!
    By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …..   While the modern coin market is hot, Ancient world coins an exciting option; Colonial era coins from mother country a great value As we approach the fall season, Major League Baseball is s…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 12:17pm -
  • The Coming Collector Coin Supernova and Its Ramifications for World Mints and the Numismatic Marketplace
    An Editorial by Charles Morgan – Editor, CoinWeek.com …..   In July of last year, American publisher Krause Publications released the 10th edition of The Standard Catalog of World Coins: 2001-Date. This book serves as the most comprehensive ency…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Sep 16, 3:45am -
  • US Coins & Medals – Playing Cat and Mouse With Lady Liberty
    By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …..   Five minute sellout now claiming five times issue price; silver looking to take home gold; “The thing is gorgeous” Many kids have already gone back to school and those that haven’t w…
    - 20 days ago, 7 Sep 16, 5:54pm -
  • Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – True Quality, a Good Dealer & Freshness DO Make a Difference
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics …….   If you think this Hot Topics sounds like a broken record… yes, it does. I can never say these things enough! HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR A COIN TO BE FRESH? This is where many collectors make big mis…
    - 20 days ago, 7 Sep 16, 5:50pm -
  • Creation of Coins and Precious Metal Monetary System May Signal ISIS under Stress
    UC Riverside political scientist suggests that introduction of coins fits historical pattern of troubled regimes turning to gold as “golden parachute” By University of California, Riverside …..   When ISIS announced in 2014 that it would creat…
    - 22 days ago, 5 Sep 16, 2:09pm -
  • Market Whimsy: Mothers of Invention
    Innovative ideas – from architectural marvels to trendsetting bank notes – can occur in unlikely places By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ….   Charles and Hubert’s column Market Whimsy, which originally appeared in the American Numismatic…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Sep 16, 10:00pm -
  • Why Museums Hate Ancient Coins
    The Fitzwilliam Museum – Cambridge, England By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek …. Ancient Coin Series   AS COLLECTORS OF ANCIENT COINS, one of the most Frequently Asked Questions we encounter is “Don’t these things belong in museums?” The an…
    - 48 days ago, 10 Aug 16, 11:46am -
  • Classic US Coins – You Can’t Roller-Skate In This Buffalo Herd
    By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …..   Online Auctions Tide Collectors Over – My Five–0 Season Continues Summer 2016 has certainly been busy and eventful. Numismatically speaking I can’t recall having enjoyed our hobby as…
    - 64 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 1:44pm -
  • 10 Rare US Gold Coins with Surprising Low/High CAC Populations
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……   I have written previous articles about CAC population figures. To me, CAC populations help to quantify quality. By this, I mean that if eight examples of a specific date of Liber…
    - 74 days ago, 14 Jul 16, 10:48pm -

CoinWeek Cool Coins & Currency Video

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Collecting Strategies

  • newCollecting Morgan Dollars, Part I: An Overview
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek …..   As a collectible, Morgan silver dollars, minted between 1878 and 1921, have no real peer in American numismatics. It is by far the most widely collected and traded numismatic coin in the world. Attend any coin sh…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 11:13am -
  • newSilver Stacking – Collecting Silver Rounds and Bars
    By Al Doyle for CoinWeek …..   Whether they admit it or not, silver stackers get excited about watching their holdings grow by anywhere from a few pre-1965 dimes to a few 100-ounce bars at a time. While “stacking” is enjoyable, it’s poss…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 11:11am -
  • newWhy No Motto Philadelphia Half Eagles May Be the Best Value in Today’s Dated Gold Market
    1849 $5.00 PCGS AU55 CAC. Images courtesy Doug Winter Numismatics (DWN) By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……   The rare date gold market is now fairly mature and many areas which were formerly overlooked and undervalu…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 1:42pm -
  • World Coins – Collecting 20th Century Canadian Quarters
    By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ……   20th-century Canadian quarters are among the most widely collected types of world coins. Incorporating the portraits of five different British rulers and offering an exciting array of options an…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Sep 16, 5:12pm -
  • Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each, Pt. 23: Proof Shield Nickels
    A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …..   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #349 The emphasis here is on PCGS- or NGC-certified, Proof-64 or -63 ‘No Rays’ Shield Nickels dating from 1867 to 1883, Choice Proof…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Sep 16, 6:18pm -
  • Collecting Classic Gold Commemorative Coinage (1903-1926)
    By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ……   This is a great time to collect one of the most interesting and attractive United States coins series My last article focused on classic commemorative silver coins struck from 1892 t…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Sep 16, 11:54am -
  • The Coin Analyst – What’s the Best Way to Invest in Silver?
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….. I often hear newer coin collectors and silver investors ask what is the best way to buy silver. There are certainly many ways to accumulate, or as some people put it, stack silver, in the physical form. For those…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Sep 16, 11:07am -

Coin Prices

  • newMarket Whimsy: The Rational Collector
    Imagine that you could have every coin you wanted. What could possibly go wrong? By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ….   Charles and Hubert’s column Market Whimsy, which originally appeared in the American Numismatic Association (ANA) magazine…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 5:00pm -
  • World Coins – Collecting 20th Century Canadian Quarters
    By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ……   20th-century Canadian quarters are among the most widely collected types of world coins. Incorporating the portraits of five different British rulers and offering an exciting array of options an…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Sep 16, 5:12pm -
  • Million Dollar Coins, Part 1: 1792 Patterns
    The First American Cent – Bushnell-Parmelee-Jenks-Col. Green 1792 Birch Cent – Choice AU-58 (PCGS) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …..   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #348 This week’s column is abou…
    - 20 days ago, 7 Sep 16, 6:48pm -
  • Certified Coins – Introducing the New CAC Market Values Price Guide
    By Mark Ferguson and CAC Market Values …..   PCGS and NCG coins that have been approved and stickered by CAC command premium prices compared with coins that lack the CAC sticker. But exactly how much more should collectors and dealers pay or ask f…
    - 69 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 9:28am -
  • Overgrading and How It Affects Coin Values
    By Rick Snow – Owner and Operator, Eagle Eye Rare Coins ……   I have written about the problem of overgrading for many years now. In 1996, I began a service called Photo Seal. In small ways it has helped control the problem within the Flying Ea…
    - 76 days ago, 13 Jul 16, 4:43pm -
  • Pogue IV Auction Sells 61 Coins, Surpasses $16 Million
    1795 $1 and Proof 1833 $5 Both Sell For Over $1 Million Part IV of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s at Sotheby’s New York galleries, realized a total of US$16,749,038 for 61 lots, with an average…
    - 26 May 16, 3:19pm -
  • Rapp Auctions: The Highest Prices for the Smallest Gems
    Rapp Auctions sells Stamps and Coins for 8.7 Million Swiss francs (CHF) By Rapp Auctions …..   Top prices for top rarities and for lucrative investment options: The stamps and coins sale at Rapp Auctions in Wil (Switzerland) closed late on Friday…
    - 23 May 16, 10:40pm -

Coin Shows - Exhibits & Events

  • newCoinWeek IQ: Bruce Morelan’s Hall of Fame Liberty Seated Silver Dollars – 4K Video
    Legend Numismatics Partner Bruce Morelan sits down with CoinWeek to discuss the finest collection of Liberty Seated dollars ever assembled, the PCGS Registry Set Hall of Fame Legend Collection. Liberty Seated dollars were struck from 1840 to 1873. Th…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 3:42am -
  • Stack’s Bowers: Condition Census 1798 S-166 Draped Bust Cent to Be Featured in Baltimore Rarities Night Auction
    By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stack’s Bowers …..   The Draped Bust cents of 1798 represent one of the most dynamic issues of early American copper coinage, with significant modifications to both the obverse and reverse design t…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Sep 16, 3:06pm -
  • Rare 1964 SMS Kennedy Half Dollar Sells for $47K
      By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com …… A 1964 Special Mint Set Kennedy half dollar recently turned heads when it was offered by Heritage Auctions during the September 7-11, 2016 Long Beach Expo U.S. Signature Auction. Trading for $47…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Sep 16, 2:30pm -
  • World Coin Shows: 18th NUMISMATA Berlin and 12th NUMISMATA Frankfurt
    Aficionados of numismatics and philately look forward to two fairs in a class of their own: the 18th Numismata Berlin in October and the 12th Numismata Frankfurt in November 2016. Two great weekends for the collectors! For more than 45 years, the NUM…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Sep 16, 2:04pm -
  • Legend Market Report – The Long Beach Show
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ……   ANA NOT DIGESTED We all figured having a Long Beach Show only three weeks after the ANA Show in the same area would not have great results. As expected overall the show was slow. There also was a huge…
    - 16 days ago, 11 Sep 16, 10:18pm -
  • Legend Numismatics: Pre Long Beach Expo Market Report
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics …….   ON/OFF Last week in the office was very quiet. It’s like the light switch was flipped off. Only a handful of orders and inquiries came in. We think it was simply the end of summer doldrums. Typical…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 1:00pm -
  • Heritage: Fresh Numismatic Material Highlights Long Beach Auction
    Every year, Heritage Auctions looks forward to the Long Beach Expo as the perfect start to the fall, and our September 7-11 auction of US coins is another great example. The Premier Session, featuring the finest lots in this auction, is scheduled for…
    - 22 days ago, 5 Sep 16, 6:19pm -
  • Coin Shows – Exhibitors Honored at Anaheim World’s Fair of Money
    The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 47 competitive exhibit awards at the 2016 World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim, California. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on August 12, and at the awards banq…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Aug 16, 9:14pm -
  • ANA Honors Notable Numismatists with Service Awards
    Recipients recognized at the World’s Fair of Money® Awards Banquet and Member Donor Reception The following individuals were formally recognized for their contributions to the hobby and the American Numismatic Association (ANA) on August 12 during…
    - 29 days ago, 29 Aug 16, 5:07pm -
  • Legend Regency Auction XIX: A Fabulous PCGS Buffalo Nickel Collection
    Legend Rare Coin Auctions is pleased to announce that it is offering one of the finest-ever graded toned example of the basic set of 64 Buffalo Nickels and three of the varieties – 3 Leg, D/D and D/S – in our Regency Auction XIX taking place on D…
    - 29 days ago, 29 Aug 16, 4:29pm -

US Coin News

People in the News

  • ANA Honors Young Numismatist, Adult Advisor with Service Awards
    Recipients recognized at the World’s Fair of Money® Member Donor Reception The American Numismatic Association (ANA) formally recognized David Heinrich and Jason Paonessa for their contributions to the hobby and the Association on August 11 during…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Sep 16, 2:54am -
  • Smithsonian Museum Honors Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell
    National Museum of American History Inaugural “Great Americans” Award By Smithsonian Museum …..   The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is presenting its inaugural “Great Americans” award to two former Secretaries of Stat…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Sep 16, 5:39am -
  • CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016
    By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The birth and death of paper money Kublai Khan, said Marco Polo, had ‘a more extensive command of treasure than any other sovereign in the universe’. There were no jangli…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Sep 16, 1:25pm -

World Coin News

  • newNew Ancient, World Coins from Atlas Numismatics – September 2016
    By Atlas Numismatics ……   New Inventory These seven coins are just a sample of the 713 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material in Ancient (60), World (647) and US (6). Berend Plate Coin http://atlasnumismatics.com/1038377 T…
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 6:55pm -
  • newWorld Coins – A History of the Netherlands Gold Ducat: As It Began
    By Dariusz F. Jasek …..   Not long before the first gold ducats were minted, in 1252 the mints of Florence and Genoa started minting florins. They were minted with a similar but inconsistent weight and fineness, thus they did not always maintain t…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 2:15pm -
  • newRarities from Northern Greece in Upcoming Gorny & Mosch Auction
    From October 10-14, 2016 Gorny & Mosch will hold three auctions. Several collections will be on sale, for example, an exquisite collection of coins from Northern Greece, as well as extensive collections of Bavaria, Stolberg, Salzburg, and Russia From…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 2:06pm -
  • newBank of Indonesia to Issue Banknotes, Coins Commemorating National Heroes
    By Bank of Indonesia …..   After the issuance of Presidential Decree Number 31 of 2016 on the Use of Images of National Heroes as the Main Picture on the Front Part of the New Print Banknotes and Coins of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indon…
    - 21 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 1:09pm -
  • newThe Royal Mint Reveals Design for Remembrance Day Alderney £5 Coin
    Since 2012 The Royal Mint has struck a special Remembrance Day Alderney £5 Coin featuring the poppy – a widely recognized symbol of remembrance – to honor servicemen and women who have lost their lives in times of war. The reverse design for the…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Sep 16, 10:23pm -
  • newCoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016
    By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016 The Future Is Now 1.) Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack “Bitcoins are funds within the plain meaning of that term,” [Judge Alison] Nathan wrote. “Bitcoi…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 4:15pm -
  • newWorld Coins – Rose-Ryals, 30 Shilling Gold Coins of King James I
    Lot 1008 – James I, third coinage, rose ryal, mm. spur rowel (1619-1620) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #350 As part of a major sale on September 30, 2016, St. James Au…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 10:08pm -
  • newStack’s Bowers – Outstanding Quality Romanian 20 Lei
    By Kyle Ponterio – Stack’s Bowers Auctions ……   The ANA World’s Fair of Money auction has come and gone, and many rare and interesting numismatic treasures have found new homes, including a nice selection of Romanian coinage. One piece sta…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 7:21pm -
  • newThe Royal Mint Launches 2017 Lunar Coin Collection
    The launch of The Royal Mint’s lunar coin collection has become an eagerly anticipated event, with the ‘rooster’ the latest animal to join the 1,100 year-old organization’s popular lunar calendar line-up. It is the fourth coin to be issued in…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 2:04pm -
  • newAPMEX – Valley of Dry Bones: 5th Release in 2016 Biblical Series
    The Valley of Dry Bones Has Been Announced as the 11th Biblical Release From Scottsdale Mint and Is Now Available at APMEX The Scottsdale Mint Biblical Coin Series highlights stories from the Bible. Some of the stories include The Good Samaritan, The…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 1:59pm -

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