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Ancient Coin News

  • newAncient Coins: The Most Famous Coin of Antiquity
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection …… Athens was a great military power in ancient Greece and is considered the birthplace of Western civilization and democracy. After defeating the Persians at the Battle o…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Oct 14, 4:48pm -
  • Small Change: The Tiniest Ancient Coins
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: By Mike Markowitz “Parva Ne Pereant” In 2014 the British Royal Mint issued a gold proof 50p coin only 8 mm in diameter*, weighing in at 1/40 Troy ounce (0.8 grams.) This is the smallest coin the UK has ever struck an…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 3:35pm -
  • The Ancient Coinage of Crete
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz….  Labyrinths and Minotaurs and Bulls, Oh My! For the Ancient Greeks, Crete was a place of myth and legend. It was the birthplace of Zeus and the site of the Labyrinth. It was home to the Minotaur and…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 1:44pm -
  • Ancient Coins: Strength and Unity of an Empire
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection …… The ancient Greek island of Lesbos was located in the northeastern Aegean Sea off the coast of modern-day Turkey. Its largest and wealthiest city, Mytilene, was origina…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 11:42am -
  • Numismatic Sale #18 – Agora Auctions Now Live
    Agora Auctions numismatic sale #18 begins to close on Tuesday, October 14th at 12pm Noon (EST) with lots closing every 30 seconds. This sale features a nice selection of Celtic drachms, one of them quite rare as well as a great selection of Sasan…
    - 20 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 1:52pm -
  • 193: The Year of Five Emperors
    Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek…. The Death of Commodus In Ridley Scott’s film Gladiator (2000), demented emperor Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) is slain in the Colosseum by mortally wounded general-turned-gladiator Maximus (Russel…
    - 27 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 4:17pm -
  • Sell-out Day for Sellwood Collection of Parthian Coins
    A packed auction room received the first of two Official Coinex Auctions held by A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd. Competitive bidding for Part One of the academic David Sellwood collection of Parthian Coins saw all 187 lots sell and totalling over the pre-s…
    - 28 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 1:45pm -
  • Numismatica Genevensis SA to Offer Coins of Historical Importance in Superb Quality
    On 24 and 25 November, 2014, an auction in a class of its own will be conducted in Geneva, by Numismatica Genevensis SA featuring coins from antiquity and the Islamic world as well as world coins and medals including a number of rarities. Many of the…
    - 29 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 7:13pm -
  • Ancient Coins : The First Official Coin
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection …… The First Official Coin Natural resources are often a source of great wealth for a country, especially its king. The Pactolus River in Lydia, now modern day Turkey, was…
    - 35 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 2:32pm -
  • Ancient Coins: What about Sparta?
    Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek… Spartans disdained many things that other ancient Greeks valued. One of these things was money. Hundreds of different Greek cities issued coins between the birth of coined money around 650 BCE a…
    - 37 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:26pm -

Coin & Currency Auctions

The Bullion Report

  • newGold Markets: Gold Noncommittal Waiting for FOMC Results
    Commentary for Wednesday, Oct 27, 2014 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc.……… Gold remains steady off $2.10 at $1229.10. The overnight Hong Kong and London markets lacked any directi…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 10:06pm -
  • newNumismatic Quick Hits: Butte Nugget Sold + Bitcoin News + Denmark Cashes Out
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….   It’ll be a busy week for us here at CoinWeek. Charles will be leaving for Baltimore on Wednesday to attend the Whitman Expo. As always, you’re invited to stop by and say Hi if you’re in…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 6:57pm -
  • newGold Markets: Gold Closes Up – Tepid and Not Firm
    Commentary for Wednesday, Oct 24, 2014 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc.……… Commentary for Friday, Oct 24, 2014 (www.golddealer.com) – Gold closed higher up $2.70 at $1231.10. Go…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:07pm -
  • newPrecious Metals Analysis : 5 Articles on China Buying over 2000 Tons of Gold
    How Much Gold Does the People’s Bank of China Have? One of the most fascinating developments in the gold market since the turn of the century is China’s burgeoning role as a leader in the sector. The Chinese have been buying gold and the Chinese…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:19pm -
  • newGold Turns Lower against a Stronger Dollar and Continued Profit Taking
    Commentary for Wednesday, Oct 23, 2014 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc.……… Gold closed down $16.30 at $1228.50 taking all the fizz out of recent action around the $1240.00 level.…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:14pm -
  • newSilver Market Tycoon Nelson Bunker Hunt Dead at 88
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. “A billion dollars ain’t what it used to be.” So said Texas oil magnate Nelson Bunker Hunt after he and his brother William Herbert Hunt, along with a group of wealthy Saudi partners, tried t…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 6:07pm -
  • newKagin’s to Market Newly Found ‘Butte Nugget’
    The Butte Nugget, with an estimated value of $450,000, will be marketed exclusively by Kagin’s, Inc. On October 21, 2014, Rare coin experts, Kagin’s Inc., announced the discovery of one of the largest natural California gold nuggets ever seen. Th…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:55pm -
  • newThe Royal Canadian Mint: A Decade of Remarkable Innovation
    Breaking new ground by launching the world’s first colored circulation coin on October 21, 2004, the Royal Canadian Mint has continuously raised the bar on innovation within the minting industry by introducing new technologies and coinage solutions…
    - 9 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:02pm -
  • newGold Remains Firm but Suspecious
    Commentary for Wednesday, Oct 16, 2014 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc.……… Gold closed up $5.70 today at $1244.00 so we made up for Friday’s small loss and added a few bucks on…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:32pm -
  • newRosland Capital Debuts Special Maple Leaf Silver Coin for Charity
    Rosland Capital has joined forces with Fisher House Foundation and Canada’s Valour Place to create a custom designed coin by the Royal Canadian Mint, which will directly benefit the organizations through sales of the coin. The coin will be distingu…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:39pm -

Currency & Paper Money News

Modern Coin News

  • newThe Coin Analyst: 2014 Kennedy Silver Set Sales at US Mint site Open at 85,670
    by Louis Golino for CoinWeek… The launch of the 2014 four-coin Kennedy half dollar 50th anniversary set on October 28 went much more smoothly than most people had expected it to go. Some buyers encountered minor issues when placing orders, but the…
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Oct 14, 9:27pm -
  • newKrause Publications Announces 2015 Coin of the Year Nominees
    Krause Publications Announces 2015 Coin of the Year Nominees Krause Publications, a leading producer of coin and paper money books, magazines, events and online products, has announced the 94 nominees for the 2015 Coin of the Year awards. Each year,…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 7:26pm -
  • newThe Coin Analyst: Jackie Kennedy Gold Coin Mintage Announced and Spouse Series Keys
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek…. Jacqueline Kennedy Coin Mintage On October 16 the U.S. Mint issued a news release to numismatic editors and writers regarding the maximum mintage limits for the 2015 First Spouse $10 gold coins.  Next year will mark…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:51pm -
  • NGC Grades Special Release 2015 U.S. Marshals Service Commemorative Coins
    NGC offers collectors a first look at three of 2015’s U.S. Commemorative coins… Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded two sets of 2015 US Marshals Service 225th Anniversary commemorative coins released for a celebration ceremony on…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 4:04pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint News Update for October
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek… U.S. Mint News in October: A busy month… Silver Eagle rationing? Last week the U.S. Mint sold 2.742 million American silver eagles to its network of Authorized Purchasers, a level that appears to be unprecedented. …
    - 21 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 1:11pm -
  • Tuvalu and the Perth Mint: World Coins from an Island Nation
    by Ron Drzewucki – Modern Coin Wholesale At first glance, it seems strange that a country like Tuvalu issues world-class commemorative and bullion coins. The big names (China, Canada, the United States, etc.) tend to be big countries, or at least h…
    - 29 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 3:13pm -
  • Kennedy Half Dollar 50th Anniversary Set Revealed
    The United States Mint has revealed the first images of the 2014 Kennedy 50th Anniversary Silver Half-Dollar Coin Collection. The four coin set will come in a deluxe blue package and feature four 90% silver Kennedy half dollars, each with a distinct…
    - 30 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:56am -
  • First Read: 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins, Third Edition
    First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… Essay by Louis Golino for CoinWeek…. 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins, Third Edition by Scott Schechter and Jeff Garrett For a number…
    - 35 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 7:52pm -
  • Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part IV
    By David Provost for CoinWeek…. Previous installments of this article can be found here: Part I, Part II, Part III. The third session of the House hearings on the proposed commemorative coins for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games featured US Tre…
    - 35 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 7:10pm -
  • U.S. Mint: 2016 Fort Moultrie National Park Coin Design Candidates
    Michael White from the United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek the following design candidates for the 2016 Fort Moultrie America the Beautiful National Parks Quarter. Sullivan’s Island and Fort Moultrie, n…
    - 36 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 4:52pm -

Commentary & Market Reports

  • The Coin Analyst: Gold and Silver Prices Could Reverse Soon
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek It’s been quite a while since I devoted a column to the precious metals scene.  I feel now is an appropriate time to do so because recent developments in gold and silver prices seem to be significant enough that they m…
    - 29 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:57pm -
  • Baltimore was a blast – Stack’s Bowers sale claims nearly $5 Million – 8th Summer FUN underway
    By Jim Bisognani – NGC Market Report It’s a hot summer – outside as well as on the bourse! Read on for the latest show updates. Another Baltimore Whitman Expo is in the books, and the 2014 summer edition show was a vibrant affair from the openi…
    - 11 Jul 14, 3:46pm -
  • Hot Topics: Wow! Eliasberg + Pogue Rare Coin Collection in my Lifetime… Some Thoughts
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Hot Topics Since hearing the news they are selling all I can do is think about the Pogue Rare Coin Collection – the ULTIMATE coin collection EVER formed. They took the best of the best and built something…
    - 16 Jun 14, 4:02pm -
  • Economic World War 3 Declared On US Dollar!
    Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com by Patrick A. Heller The 30-year $400 billion agreement for Russia to supply natural gas to China without using US dollars for payment is just one of the opening salvos by these two nations to…
    - 3 Jun 14, 5:41pm -
  • Looking forward to 2014/2015 Ancient Coin Market Conditions
    By Geoffrey Cope www.petitioncrown.com A few years ago I proposed that Coin Collecting / Numismatics should be classed as an ASSET CLASS in their own right. I considered that having a mix of different asset classes can assist to reduce your overall…
    - 2 Jun 14, 9:32pm -
  • Egyptian Coins and New School Archaeology
    By Wayne Sales…. As the State Department hearing on a proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Egypt approaches, comments have appeared online espousing divergent points of view.  Readers of this blog will naturally be most familiar with th…
    - 29 May 14, 5:09pm -
  • A Fresh Example Of Gold Price Manipulation!
    By Patrick A. Heller – Liberty Coin Service A major trade last week has all the tell-tale signs of institutional gold price manipulation… The suppression of gold and silver prices is virtually an all-day everyday experience. It is so flagrant a…
    - 27 May 14, 5:14pm -
  • Why Museums Hate Ancient Coins
    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 answer, sometimes with a patient sigh, sometimes wi…
    - 23 May 14, 1:46pm -
  • Hot Topics: Chatrooms Must Change
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Hot Topics THE OPINIONS AND COMMENTS IN THIS ARTICLE ARE THOSE OF THE WRITER ALONE  AND DO NOT REPRESENT THE VIEWS OF LEGEND NUMISMATICS, LM AUCTIONS OR ANY OTHER COMPANY,ORGANIZATION OR INDIVIDUAL(S) TIME F…
    - 19 May 14, 4:17pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Prices Move Higher
    The Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program continues to perform well in the secondary market. Will this trend continue? By Louis Golino for CoinWeek Modern commemorative coins from the U.S. Mint frequently drop in price after initial inter…
    - 5 May 14, 5:50am -

CoinWeek Cool Coins & Currency Video

Million Dollar Seller on eBay Shares Secrets of His Success. VIDEO: 5:09.
Million Dollar Seller on eBay Shares Secrets of His Success. VIDEO: 5:09.David Enders, Dave's Collectible Coin, interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Dave Enders started selling a few quarters on eBay for a few dollars. Now he h...From:coinwe…
- 1 day ago, 29 Oct 14, 4:06pm -
British Firm Offers Numismatic Intern Program. VIDEO: 2:16.
British Firm Offers Numismatic Intern Program. VIDEO: 2:16.Ema Sikic, Intern, CJ Martin Coins, Ltd, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Bringing young people into the numismatic profession is important to keep th...From:coinweekViews:78…
- 2 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 8:46am -
How and Why to Pursue a Career in Numismatics. VIDEO: 4:53.
How and Why to Pursue a Career in Numismatics. VIDEO: 4:53.Interviewer: David Lisot, Coinweek.com with Stephen Fenton, St. James's, David Guest, Classical Numismatic Group, Stephen Hill, Baldwins, Christopher Martin,...From:coinweekViews:165…
- 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 4:04am -
Cole Schenewerk Talks About a Career in Numismatics. VIDEO: 2:25.
Cole Schenewerk Talks About a Career in Numismatics. VIDEO: 2:25.Cole Schenewerk, Intern, Heritage Auctions & Former Young Numismatist, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Cole Schenewerk, Numismatic Intern, Interviewe...From:coinweekViews…
- 3 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 2:31pm -
Italo Vecchi Receives IAPN Book Award for “Italian Cast Coinage”. VIDEO: 10:17.
Italo Vecchi Receives IAPN Book Award for “Italian Cast Coinage”. VIDEO: 10:17.Presenters: Arne Kirsch, President, International Association of Professional Numismatists, Chris Martin, President, British Numismatic Trade Association. We...Fr…
- 3 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 12:39pm -
Spink World Bank Note Auction Sale Results October 2, 2014. VIDEO: 3:44.
Spink World Bank Note Auction Sale Results October 2, 2014. VIDEO: 3:44.Barnaby Faull, Bank Note Director, Spink London, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. In October Spink London presented a selection of more than 2000 lots...From:coinwee…
- 6 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:38pm -

Collecting Strategies

  • Classic U.S. Coins: The Rarity of 1843-O Liberty Seated Dime
    News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #244 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds… In a discussion in 2012, I noted that people do not often think about the rarity of 1846 Liberty Seated Dimes.…
    - 22 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 4:32pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies : How To Collect Type One Double Eagles
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… Type One double eagles have become the single most popular area of collecting in the rare date United States gold coin market. With the discovery of over 10,000 high grade, formerl…
    - 35 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 11:18am -
  • Fundamentals of Coin Collecting and Coin Investing
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Fundamentals of Coin Collecting In my opinion coin and stamp collecting are the greatest hobbies ever conceived. Those of us involved in numismatics, or the study of coins and money already know that we have a wonderful pastime…
    - 44 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 12:07pm -
  • Finest Known Set of PCGS Saint Gaudens $20 Gold on Display at Long Beach. VIDEO: 3:02
    Barry Stuppler, Stuppler & Company Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. The finest known PCGS graded Registry Set was on display at the Long Beach. Numismatist Barry Stuppler has helped the collector put this set together for almost a decade…
    - 45 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:51am -
  • Coin Photography: A Photo is Worth 1,000 Words (Except When It’s Not Enough)
    A Guest Blog from Jenna Van Valen, photographer here at DWN. We’ve all heard the numismatic mantra, “Buy the coin, not the holder.” But what about those times we can’t view the coin in person? Surely we can’t all attend every convention, ev…
    - 51 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 9:32pm -
  • Compromising When Coin Buying: When You Should and When You Shouldn’t
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Collectors often ask me about my thought process(es) when I make coin purchases. Why do I buy certain coins and pass on others? Why do I stretch for some coins, and make others bas…
    - 66 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 2:56pm -
  • Coin Exhibits: The Saints Come Marching In To September 2014 Long Beach Expo
    Free admission coupons will be available, and the all-time finest collection of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coins will be displayed in public for the first time anywhere at the Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongB…
    - 76 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 12:47pm -
  • Coin Values: Pricing Problem Coins !
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I’ve discussed many times the process in which how nice coins are assigned price levels. But how are problem coins valued? This is an interesting question and one which is becomi…
    - 84 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 11:44am -
  • Coin Guides: Tips on Buying Precious Metals and Bullion Coins
    By Gainesville Coins – www.gainesvillecoins.com The Advantage of Physical Assets Precious metals have long been treasured both for their beauty and rarity. As a result, these metals have been used by many civilizations as a store of wealth, and in…
    - 86 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 11:41am -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies: 7 Ways to Improve Your Coin Collection
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Someone recently asked me a question that I thought was interesting and that merited a detailed response. To paraphrase this question, they basically asked me this: can you tell me…
    - 87 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 11:35am -

Coin Prices

  • newThe Incredible Gene Gardner Collection, part 4: Second Coin Auction on Monday, Oct. 27
    A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …………. Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #247……. In addition to a very impressive collection of Capped Bust s…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Oct 14, 12:53pm -
  • Coin Values: What’s It Worth? How dealers determine the value of a rare coin.
    How are rare coin prices determined? Often the question dealers will ask is: “I know what Greysheet (Coin Dealer Newsletter bid) is, but what can I ‘really’ get for it?” In this month’s Rare Coin Market Report, I will explain how I determin…
    - 83 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 11:52am -
  • Coin Values: Pricing Problem Coins !
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I’ve discussed many times the process in which how nice coins are assigned price levels. But how are problem coins valued? This is an interesting question and one which is becomi…
    - 84 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 11:44am -
  • US Gold Coins: Are 1870-CC Eagles Undervalued in Comparison to their Double Eagle Counterparts?
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Without a lot of fanfare, we have seen the dispersal of one of the most amazing collecting of Western branch mint gold coins in the history of numismatics. So far in 2014, the vari…
    - 97 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 10:40am -
  • VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July
    As reported in VAMs and More: The View…. The so-called experts predict it is the fall before a major rebound in VAM prices. The predictions came in articles in Coin World and on the CoinTalk websites. Time can only confirm that look into the crysta…
    - 21 Jul 14, 7:52pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies: Rarity Wins In The Long Run
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Buy the best you can afford and focus on rarity whenever possible. The recently announced sale of the Pogue collection brought back memories of the 1982 auction…
    - 18 Jul 14, 10:56am -
  • Coin Prices : The Importance of Auction Records
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Auction records are easily accessible for collectors and dealers today but 15 – 20 years ago they were hard to come by. A quarter century ago, the world of rar…
    - 7 Jul 14, 11:27am -
  • The Coin Analyst: 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins Market Q & A
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……….. 1. How much are the 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins graded at the Baltimore Whitman Expo last week selling for? Will these coins hold their premiums? In the first few days after the Baltimore Whitman expo, c…
    - 7 Apr 14, 3:49pm -
  • New 2015 Red Book for Coin Prices Released at Whitman Expo. VIDEO: 2:31
    Dennis Tucker, Whitman Publishing Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com…… The Guide Book of United States Coin aka “The Red Book” has been a primary source of coin prices since. The 68th edition for 2015 was released at the March Whitman…
    - 31 Mar 14, 12:30pm -
  • Dahlonega, Georgia Mint Half Eagles ($5 gold coins) of 1861
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #212 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. Gold coins were produced at the Branch U.S. Mint in Dahlonega, Georgi…
    - 5 Mar 14, 5:33pm -

Coin Shows - Exhibits & Events

US Coin News

People in the News

  • Central Virginia Coin Club President Jim Ransom (1943-2014)
    by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek… James Jerome “Jim” Ransom, Sr., President of the Central Virginia Coin Club, died October 6 after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 71 years old. Jim, as he was known, was one of the club’s founding memb…
    - 20 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 5:25pm -
  • Mexican Numismatic History: The 1811 Real de Catorce 8 Reales, An Insurgent Rather than a Royalist Issue
    Mexican Numismatic History: The 1811 Real de Catorce 8 Reales… By Carlos Jara - Mexican Coin Company Our company was privileged to recently handle a specimen of the very rare Real de Catorce provisional 8 Reales. Appearances of this rare type are u…
    - 21 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 1:53pm -
  • 193: The Year of Five Emperors
    Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek…. The Death of Commodus In Ridley Scott’s film Gladiator (2000), demented emperor Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) is slain in the Colosseum by mortally wounded general-turned-gladiator Maximus (Russel…
    - 27 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 4:17pm -
  • A Crown and Taler Man, Reflections on Dr. John S. Davenport
    By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek…. Rarely does a single individual become identified so completely with any area of numismatics as did Dr. John S. Davenport (1907-2001). Over a period of more than 50 years, his name became synonymous with t…
    - 28 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 3:49pm -
  • Baldwins Marketing Director Talks about Promoting Coins and Collectibles. VIDEO: 4:57
    Harriette Moore, Marketing, Baldwins & Sons, Ltd Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. What is it like to be involved in the promotion of one of Europe’s largest collectibles auction houses? Find out from Harriette Moore as she shares what…
    - 33 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 1:38pm -
  • CoinWeek Q&A with Former Congressman Mike Castle
    by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek…. Congressman Mike Castle served as governor of the state of Delaware from 1985 to 1992 and served almost eighteen years (1993-2011) as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Delaware’s at-large…
    - 45 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 1:14pm -
  • Interview with Designer of the 2015 Perth Mint Lunar Goat Gold and Silver Coins
    With Steven Cochran The Coin Explorer at Gainesville Coins ………   The Coin Explorer recently had the chance to ask Perth Mint coin artist Natasha Muhl about being chosen to design the 2015 Year of the Goat silver and gold coins for the Mint…
    - 49 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 11:39pm -

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