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Ancient Coin News

  • newAncient Coin News – 2,000-Year-Old Roman Bronze Coins Found in Switzerland
    Credit: Aargau canton archeology department   By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   A team of archaeologists in Switzerland are trying to make sense of a discovery that traces its origins back nearly two millennia. Somewhat strangely, a…
    - 4 days ago, 30 Nov 16, 3:56pm -
  • newAncient Coins : Lydian Gold Considered the First Coins in the World
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Lydian Coins are considers to be the First Coins ever produced and used. The First Official Coin Natural resources are often a source of great wealth for a country,…
    - 4 days ago, 30 Nov 16, 12:32pm -
  • newStack’s Bowers Ancient Coins: Domitian, Last of the Twelve Caesars
    By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stacks Bowers ......   The January New York International (NYINC) Auction features some fantastic world and ancient numismatic treasures from a multitude of realms. Among Roman coinage we have some fantas…
    - 6 days ago, 28 Nov 16, 3:31pm -
  • newAncient Coin News – Metal Detectorist Challenges Alton Hoard Value
    By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   In 1996, a Briton who was interested in archaeology and metal detecting as a pastime discovered one of the most significant treasure hoards in the history of the U.K., the Alton Hoard. A full two deca…
    - 6 days ago, 28 Nov 16, 2:12pm -
  • newA Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting
    By Joe Jaroch -  Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ..........   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a daunting task: the U.S. Mint has existed for little more than two hundred years, but the Classical world spans a…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Nov 16, 2:15pm -
  • World Coin Auctions – Numismatic Rarities at Numismatik Lanz
    Highlights of the upcoming Lanz Auction include an aureus of Magna Urbica with a provenance dating back as far as 1907 and an elaborately worked Bavarian gnadenpfennig By Numismatik Lanz ......   Numismatic dealership Numismatik Lanz will auction of…
    - 11 days ago, 23 Nov 16, 6:31am -
  • New Coins from Atlas Numismatics – November 2016
    By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 304 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material in Ancient (14), World (287) and US (3). Choice Ptolemy III Octodrachm http://atlasnumismatics.com…
    - 12 days ago, 22 Nov 16, 7:16pm -
  • Philosopher King: The Coinage of Marcus Aurelius
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   Begin the morning by saying to thyself, I shall meet with the busy-body, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial. All these things happen to them by reason of their ignorance of wh…
    - 17 days ago, 17 Nov 16, 6:23pm -
  • Ancient Gold Coins : The First Circulating Gold Coinage & The Stag of Artemis
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... The Colosseo Collection   The First Circulating Coinage Little is known about this mysterious archaic electrum coinage - the first ancient gold coin. It was minted in Ionia, somewhere in cent…
    - 19 days ago, 15 Nov 16, 12:32pm -
  • CoinWeek Podcast #46: Ancient Coins – What We Can Learn. How Coins Changed Us.
    CoinWeek Podcast #46: Ancient Coins - What We Can Learn. How Coins Changed Us. Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. CoinWeek Ancients Writer Mike Markowit…
    - 22 days ago, 12 Nov 16, 8:33pm -

Coin & Currency Auctions

  • Heritage: Hong Kong Auction Open for Bidding
    Our third semi-annual Hong Kong World Coins Signature Auction, scheduled for December 8-9, is open for bidding at HA.com! It has been only one year since we held our first auction in Hong Kong, and yet we have already made great strides in building o…
    - 12 days ago, 22 Nov 16, 1:29pm -
  • Künker Auctions: Nearly $2 Million for Second Part Preussag Collection
    On 1 November 2016 London Coin Galleries, in cooperation with Künker, sold the second part of the Preussag Collection. Having been estimated at 630,000 pounds, the end result of the 772 lots with mining coins and medals amounted to 1.6 million pound…
    - 13 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 3:55pm -
  • US Coins Surpass $6.5 Million at Stack’s Bowers 2016 Whitman Baltimore Auction
    Nostalgia for young America was demonstrated throughout the sessions of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the November 2016 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo, where colonial and classic issues claimed the spotlight at the Baltimore Co…
    - 13 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 3:16pm -

The Bullion Report

  • new2017 Guardian Angel Silver Coin Inaugurates New Series from Gainesville Coins
    By CoinWeek .... The newest exclusive from Florida-based coin dealer Gainesville Coins has just arrived - the 2017 Guardian Angel Silver Coin. The first in a brand-new annual series, the Guardian Angel coin consists of one troy ounce of .999 fine sil…
    - 2 days ago, 2 Dec 16, 11:38pm -
  • newU.S. Mint Ends Production of 2016 Gold, Silver Eagle Bullion Coins
    The following information was delivered in an announcement sent to authorized purchasers by Michael White, from the Office of Corporate Communications for the United States Mint: 2016 End of Year Bullion Sales and Production The United States Mint ha…
    - 3 days ago, 1 Dec 16, 1:47pm -
  • newRoyal Mint UK, CME Group Launch Blockchain Based Digital Gold Product
    Partnership to build digital gold product on blockchain technology to be available in 2017 The Royal Mint, the world's leading export mint, and CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced a collaboration t…
    - 5 days ago, 29 Nov 16, 8:55pm -
  • Gold Bullion Markets Report – Gold Rattled by Durable Goods Number
    Gold Bullion Markets Commentary for Wednesday, November 23, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $21.90 at $1,189.30. So we have breached the important suppor…
    - 11 days ago, 23 Nov 16, 10:05pm -
  • 2017 Silver, Gold American Eagles Now Available to Pre-Order at APMEX
    APMEX, a leading Precious Metals e-retailer, now has the 2017 Silver and Gold American Eagles available to pre-order. As an authorized purchaser, APMEX purchases Gold and Silver Eagle coins directly from the U.S. Mint. As the newest release for 2017,…
    - 11 days ago, 23 Nov 16, 6:02am -
  • U.S. Mint to Put 2016 Silver Eagles on Hold
    By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   As is usually the case during the last six weeks or so of the calendar year, the U.S. Mint is nearing the point where it will halt production of its premier silver bullion coin, the American Silver Ea…
    - 12 days ago, 22 Nov 16, 12:59pm -
  • Gold Markets Report – Gold Again Loses Ground to the Dollar
    Gold Markets Commentary for Thursday, November 18, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $8.00 at $1,208.50 USD today so on the week gold has lost $10.60 with…
    - 13 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 3:35pm -
  • APMEX Joins Food Bank in Providing Six Million Meals This Holiday Season
    APMEX.com, a leading online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is once again teaming with the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma in the fight against hunger. This holiday season’s campaign, Hunger Never Takes a Holiday, runs from Nov. 15,…
    - 13 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 4:14am -
  • Consumer Alert: Three Things to Know Before Buying or Selling Gold This Holiday
    As holiday time gets closer, some people may want to sell their gold to get cash for purchasing gifts or may want to buy gold coins to give as gifts. Do your homework first, cautions the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). The PNG is a nonprofit o…
    - 18 days ago, 16 Nov 16, 2:51pm -
  • Second Queen’s Beasts Release from Royal Mint Arrives at APMEX
    The Royal Mint’s second release of The Queen’s Beasts Series – The Griffin – is now available at APMEX! The Griffin of Edward III is the second beast to be featured in the 10-coin series from The Royal Mint. Jody Clark, acclaimed coin designe…
    - 18 days ago, 16 Nov 16, 2:23pm -

Currency & Paper Money News

  • CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016
    By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Is It Illegal to Deface US Currency? While this video may be ridiculously awesome, because Bill Murray is super cool, have you ever wondered if it is illegal to deface or alt…
    - 37 days ago, 28 Oct 16, 3:22pm -
  • Coinweek Cool Currency! 2016 Episode 4 – 4K Video
    CoinWeek's popular Cool Currency! series returns with our fourth episode this season. We look at two popular American notes and two important and rare world notes. Featured in this Episode: Alex Delatola, APD Currency - 1896 $1 Silver Certificate Hen…
    - 38 days ago, 27 Oct 16, 10:24pm -
  • Two High Denomination Notes Highlight Stack’s Bowers US Currency Auction
    By CoinWeek ....   Stack's Bowers, the Official Auctioneer of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo in Baltimore, is dedicating two sessions of its auction to a panoply of U.S. currency and notes. Session 5 (Lots 10001-10467) will take place on Thurs…
    - 40 days ago, 25 Oct 16, 9:05pm -
  • CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016
    By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016 Brain Food 1.) What is the Average Lifespan of a Coin? Coins are tough little devils. Over the course of a coins’ lifespan, they will be dropped, kicked, stepped on, possibly run over by…
    - 45 days ago, 20 Oct 16, 7:10pm -
  • Grading Paper Money – 2016 PMG Registry Award Winners
    The results of the seventh annual PMG Registry Awards are in! Each year Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) recognizes outstanding achievement in Registry set building. As the PMG Registry grows to include sets of all sizes from around the world, this becomes…
    - 46 days ago, 19 Oct 16, 7:26pm -
  • Stack’s Bowers US Paper Money – Chicago $5,000 Federal Reserve Note
    By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   Crossing the block this November at our Baltimore Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo, will be Lot 10311, a $5,000 Federal Reserve Note. This gorgeous Ma…
    - 52 days ago, 13 Oct 16, 9:32pm -
  • 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 in An…
    - 94 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…
    - 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 ca…
    - 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 the…
    - 8 Aug 16, 10:24pm -

Modern Coin News

  • new2017 Guardian Angel Silver Coin Inaugurates New Series from Gainesville Coins
    By CoinWeek .... The newest exclusive from Florida-based coin dealer Gainesville Coins has just arrived - the 2017 Guardian Angel Silver Coin. The first in a brand-new annual series, the Guardian Angel coin consists of one troy ounce of .999 fine sil…
    - 2 days ago, 2 Dec 16, 11:38pm -
  • newNGC: 2016-W Burnished Mint State Silver Eagle Special Designations
    The 2016-W Burnished Mint State Silver Eagle will be released on December 1 The US Mint is set to release the 2016-W Burnished Mint State Silver Eagle on December 1. The world's most popular silver coin, the American Silver Eagle, was introduced in 1…
    - 2 days ago, 2 Dec 16, 4:35pm -
  • new2016 American Eagle 1 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Available December 1
    The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code 16EG) starting on December 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin is the collector vers…
    - 3 days ago, 1 Dec 16, 2:37pm -
  • newUS Coins – What’s up with the 1969 Quarter? The Key Date You Didn’t Know About
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman, 2006), Q. David Bowers offers up the generic (“Cherrypicking for quality is advised”), and the baffling…
    - 4 days ago, 30 Nov 16, 1:29pm -
  • United States 2016 Nancy Reagan First Spouse $10 Gold Coin
    Description: On July 1, 2016 the United States Mint issued the 2016 Nancy Reagan First Spouse 1/2 oz $10 Gold Coin. The coin is struck in .9999 gold and has a maximum authorized mintage of only 10,000 pieces across all ordering options. The coin was…
    - 11 days ago, 23 Nov 16, 2:18pm -
  • 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set Available Nov. 22
    The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™ (product code 16AC) starting on November 22 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $5.95, the set contains 10 circulating coins-five from the…
    - 13 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 2:43pm -
  • Classic US Coins – The Last Wheat Cent
    By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   When the Lincoln wheat cents of 1958 were struck by the United States Mint, few individuals knew the coins would represent the end of a 50-year tradition. Collectors had little reason to suspect that…
    - 13 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 2:30pm -

Commentary & Market Reports

  • newCoin Collecting Commentary: Trump and Numismatics
    What does the Trump presidency mean for coin collectors? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The presidential election this year was certainly a raucous event and the eventual winner was very much unexpected by most. R…
    - 2 days ago, 2 Dec 16, 4:55pm -
  • Gold Market Report – Gold Holds Modest Gains
    Commentary for Thursday, October 27, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $2.90 at $1,265.00. The overnight market in gold was generally supportive moving highe…
    - 34 days ago, 31 Oct 16, 3:44pm -
  • CoinWeek Podcast #45: Can the U.S. Mint Compete in the Current Coin Climate & The 2016 Election’s Effect on Gold
    CoinWeek Podcast #45: Can the U.S. Mint Compete in the Current Coin Climate & The 2016 Election's Effect on Gold Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. This…
    - 35 days ago, 30 Oct 16, 3:54pm -
  • The Global War Against Collectors of Ancient Coins
    By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   By including antiquities within the political construction “cultural property” nationalist retentionist cultural policies often claim all antiquities from beneath, or on the soil of lands within their border…
    - 38 days ago, 27 Oct 16, 10:10pm -
  • U.S. Mint Seeks Industry, Collector Insights at Numismatic Forum
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On October 13, 2016, the United States Mint hosted a daylong forum with industry stakeholders at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The purpose of the forum was to open a dialogue betwe…
    - 51 days ago, 15 Oct 16, 12:39am -
  • Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – Buyer Beware
    By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   AUCTION BUYING I want to make it clear - this is not a self serving Hot Topics. I am writing this based upon several negatives I see happening. As many of you know, I tirelessly fight coin doctors and…
    - 59 days ago, 6 Oct 16, 3:34pm -
  • Gold Markets Report – Gold Breaks Down
    Commentary for Tuesday, October 4, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closes down $43.00 at $1,265.20 in the biggest rout we have seen in four months. And like I said M…
    - 61 days ago, 5 Oct 16, 12:04am -
  • New 14-Year American Innovation Dollar Coin Program Proposed
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On September 14, U.S. Representative James A. Himes (D-CT4) introduced the American Innovation $1 Coin Act (H.R. 6025) into Congress. Similarly to the 50 States Quarters program, the bill requi…
    - 67 days ago, 28 Sep 16, 2:27am -
  • Market 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 T…
    - 73 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 5:00pm -
  • The 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…
    - 76 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 12:17pm -

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Collecting Strategies

  • newCoin Collecting Commentary: Trump and Numismatics
    What does the Trump presidency mean for coin collectors? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The presidential election this year was certainly a raucous event and the eventual winner was very much unexpected by most. R…
    - 2 days ago, 2 Dec 16, 4:55pm -
  • newClassic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 26: Capped Bust Quarters
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #360 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ..... This series of articles is aimed at collectors who do not wish to spend more than $500 for an…
    - 4 days ago, 30 Nov 16, 6:29pm -
  • newUS Coins – What’s up with the 1969 Quarter? The Key Date You Didn’t Know About
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman, 2006), Q. David Bowers offers up the generic (“Cherrypicking for quality is advised”), and the baffling…
    - 4 days ago, 30 Nov 16, 1:29pm -
  • newFive Mistakes I’ve Made (and Learned from) as a Collector
    Have you ever had a less-than-brilliant coin collecting moment that you aren’t very proud of? Well take heart, fellow traveler - we’ve all "been there, done that".... and we're better collectors for it. By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .…
    - 6 days ago, 28 Nov 16, 3:06pm -
  • newA Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting
    By Joe Jaroch -  Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ..........   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a daunting task: the U.S. Mint has existed for little more than two hundred years, but the Classical world spans a…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Nov 16, 2:15pm -
  • 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set Available Nov. 22
    The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™ (product code 16AC) starting on November 22 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $5.95, the set contains 10 circulating coins-five from the…
    - 13 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 2:43pm -
  • U.S. Mint Limited Edition 2016 Silver Proof Set Available November 25
    The 2016 United States Mint Limited Edition Silver Proof Set (product code 16RC) will be available for purchase beginning on November 25 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $139.95, this set includes the following proof quality coins: One American E…
    - 13 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 5:12am -

Coin Prices

  • Tips for Collectors: Using Auction Records
    By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Auction records have become an invaluable tool, but knowing how to use them can be very important. It's hard to believe, but in the mid-1990s there were no such things as electronic…
    - 26 days ago, 8 Nov 16, 2:29pm -
  • Market 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 T…
    - 73 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…
    - 79 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 about thos…
    - 88 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…
    - 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 Eagl…
    - 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 Guides – Whitman Debuts 2nd Edition MEGA RED™ Deluxe Red Book
    The second edition of Whitman Publishing’s Guide Book of United States Coins, Deluxe Edition, popularly known as MEGA RED, debuted at the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo on March 31, 2016. Larger than the regular-edition Red Book, and…
    - 27 Apr 16, 1:40pm -
  • PCGS Retro Label, FREE CoinFacts Part of 30th Anniversary Announcement
    As part of a year-long 30th anniversary celebration, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) (www.PCGS.com) has unveiled an impressive array of products and services to assist and benefit collectors and dealers. They include ending the annual $149 s…
    - 8 Jan 16, 6:00pm -

Coin Shows - Exhibits & Events

  • US Coins Surpass $6.5 Million at Stack’s Bowers 2016 Whitman Baltimore Auction
    Nostalgia for young America was demonstrated throughout the sessions of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the November 2016 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo, where colonial and classic issues claimed the spotlight at the Baltimore Co…
    - 13 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 3:16pm -
  • PCGS to Display $10 Million 1794 Dollar, Morelan Registry Set at 2017 FUN
    The world’s most valuable coin ever sold at auction, the 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar graded PCGS SP66 and believed by many experts to be the first silver dollar struck by the United States, will be publicly displayed in the U.S. for the first time sin…
    - 13 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 5:12am -
  • Shows & Conventions – TOREX Coin Show November 19, 20
    By Toronto Coin Expo (TOREX) .....   Don't miss... TOREX - Canada's National Coin Show at the fabulous Hyatt Regency on King in downtown Toronto’s vibrant entertainment district. Enjoy two days of exciting coin action with over 40 of Canada’s fi…
    - 19 days ago, 15 Nov 16, 4:32pm -
  • Coin Show Commentary: Whitman Baltimore Robust
    By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Mintmarked gold hot in Stack's Bowers sale; Collector on prowl for Gem DPL CC Morgans As we ushered in November, fresh to their temporary digs in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, dealers and som…
    - 20 days ago, 14 Nov 16, 3:00pm -
  • World Coin Shows: 18th NUMISMATA Berlin in Review
    On October 15 and 16, 2016 Berlin became the Mecca for coin and stamp enthusiasts. In the capital for the 18th time, the event was thus another success in the long history of ever-popular NUMISMATA coin fairs. In Berlin, the NUMISMATA coin fair was h…
    - 26 days ago, 8 Nov 16, 3:21pm -
  • Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – Lehigh Valley Historical Society
    By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   Journal entries from the founder of Legend Numismatics, Laura Sperber, help you stay current with the real happenings of numismatics. A former ANA Board Member, Laura has handled close to $1 billion wo…
    - 27 days ago, 7 Nov 16, 3:41pm -
  • Coinweek Cool Currency! 2016 Episode 4 – 4K Video
    CoinWeek's popular Cool Currency! series returns with our fourth episode this season. We look at two popular American notes and two important and rare world notes. Featured in this Episode: Alex Delatola, APD Currency - 1896 $1 Silver Certificate Hen…
    - 38 days ago, 27 Oct 16, 10:24pm -
  • It’s Not Too Early to Plan for the ANA’s 2017 National Money Show
    Save Time and Bypass the Lines It’s not too early to be making plans for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2017 National Money Show in Orlando. The convention takes place March 9-11 in West Hall E of the Orange County Convention Center at…
    - 38 days ago, 27 Oct 16, 7:27pm -
  • Chinese Coins: Show and Friendship Pandas
    Olympic Participation Medals and Show Pandas exemplify the spirit of friendship By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   One of the wonderful aspects of coin collecting is the opportunity to make new friends from around the wor…
    - 40 days ago, 25 Oct 16, 1:28pm -
  • Four Captivating U.S. Patterns from the Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction
    By Hubert Walker for Coinweek ....   Stack's Bowers, the official auctioneer for the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore, will hold its next Rarities Night Auction of U.S. Coins on November 3. The 196 lots up for offer consist of a varie…
    - 46 days ago, 19 Oct 16, 11:29pm -

US Coin News

  • Gadoury Auction of World Gold Coins Set for Monaco Dec. 3, 2016
    Gold: from Ancient Times to the Present Day - featuring almost 100 $20 Liberty Head US Gold coins including many from Carson City. In the upcoming Gadoury Auction on December 3, 2016 a large collection of world gold coins will be auctioned off. Thema…
    - 15 days ago, 19 Nov 16, 5:07pm -
  • Classic US Coins – The New Orleans Eagle Market is Sizzling
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The recent Stacks Bowers Baltimore auction contained a group of comparatively high grade New Orleans eagles which contained a few very important pieces. While admittedly a small…
    - 17 days ago, 17 Nov 16, 7:16pm -
  • Million Dollar Coins, Part 3: Half Cents
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #358 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This discussion is about those U.S. half cents that are or were worth more than $1 million…
    - 18 days ago, 16 Nov 16, 6:18pm -

People in the News

  • newCoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016
    By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016 Current Events 1.) Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at bank note protest "We are not going to embrace bond notes," Hardlife Mudzingwa, a spokesman for Tajamuka, told AFP. "They are being used…
    - 2 days ago, 2 Dec 16, 4:15pm -
  • newCoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo Nickel
    CoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo Nickel Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. This week on the CoinWeek Podcast, we talk hobo nic…
    - 5 days ago, 29 Nov 16, 8:09pm -
  • newCoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016
    By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and has been in this position since 20…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Nov 16, 4:42pm -
  • newCounterfeit Coin Detection: 1915-S Panama-Pacific Half Dollar
    By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .........   Tool marks, soft design details and dull surfaces help NGC graders identify a counterfeit coins, in this case a  1915-S Panama-Pacific Half Dollar. This year marks the 100th anniver…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Nov 16, 3:34pm -
  • newThanksgiving – A New Numismatic Tradition
    If it’s not already a tradition, find a way to introduce numismatics this holiday season By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   As this article posts we are about to enjoy a truly American holiday tradition: Thanksgiving. A…
    - 10 days ago, 24 Nov 16, 6:26pm -
  • Bernard von NotHaus “Trump Dollar” Coin Production Halted + CoinWeek Exclusive Video 4K
    By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Following the historic election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States, would you expect to see “The Donald” appear on a coin? Bernard von Nothaus, the notorious creator of…
    - 11 days ago, 23 Nov 16, 5:44pm -
  • At PAN Fall Show, John Mercanti Views His Latest Finished Coin Design for First Time
    By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists ....   Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) President and Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) member Tom Uram received a FedEx package and wanted retired U.S. Mint 12th Chief Engraver John…
    - 12 days ago, 22 Nov 16, 5:14pm -

World Coin News

  • newWorld Currency News – Seychelles to Release New Family of Banknotes, Coins
    By Central Bank of Seychelles....   The Central Bank of Seychelles will launch a new family of banknotes and coins to commemorate 40 years of Seychelles’ Independence, with the theme “Seychelles’ Unique Biodiversity – the backbone of our eco…
    - 6 days ago, 28 Nov 16, 1:28pm -
  • newCoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016
    By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and has been in this position since 20…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Nov 16, 4:42pm -
  • Silver Coins of Gran Colombia: One Real (12½¢) and Two Reales
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #359 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Gran Colombia[1] was a formal confederation from 1819 to around 1830, though it existed in…
    - 11 days ago, 23 Nov 16, 6:38pm -

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