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Ancient Coin News

  • newRequiring Provenance: An Injustice to Ancient Coin Collectors
    By Alfredo De La Fé….   At the 2015 Cultural Property Advisory Committee (CPAC) hearing to discuss a potential renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Italy, Prof. Patty Gerstenblith, Chair of CPAC, cited text from a Numismatica Ars…
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 15, 3:50pm -
  • newNine Ladies Dancing: The Muses on Ancient Coins
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz….   Now let us begin with the Olympian Muses who sing for their father Zeus and delight his great soul, telling with harmonious voices of things past and present and to come. Sweet song pours from the…
    - 4 days ago, 21 May 15, 9:58pm -
  • newCultural Property & Coins – The CCPIA: Then and Now
    By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog….   The Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act of 1983 (CCPIA) has been in effect for more than 30 years and was massaged through the legislative process over a 13-year span. The fact th…
    - 5 days ago, 20 May 15, 2:32pm -
  • newAncient Greek Coins – Zeus at Olympia
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC….   As the Olympics became progressively more popular, the city of Elis sought to build a new, larger temple which was worthy of Zeus, the king of the gods. The project to build the Temple of Zeus…
    - 7 days ago, 18 May 15, 4:16pm -
  • Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part VI: Graven Image on a Coins. Video: 4:00
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series Writer Mike Markowitz has long brought context and his unique insights into the fascinating world of ancient coins to contemporary collectors. In this multi-part educational video series, Mike discusses the coins referen…
    - 10 days ago, 15 May 15, 1:06pm -
  • A Talking Coin: A Fable of Ancient Rome
    By Geoffrey Cope…. History told through a collection and a coin An old man (a retired centurion) lives on a farm north of Rome in Italy. A farm where, almost two thousand years later, the family coin collection would be found. The year is 170 CE. T…
    - 11 days ago, 14 May 15, 5:09pm -
  • Going Mobile: Harlan J. Berk Introduces New App and Coin Auction Series
    Michael Printz, Senior Numismatist, Harlan J. Berk. Interviewer: David List, CoinWeek.com. Chicago coin dealer and auction house Harlan J. Berk has created a new easy to use mobile auction app for collectors on the go. In this video from the Central…
    - 11 days ago, 14 May 15, 2:49pm -
  • HJB Mobility – Coin Auction #1
      HJB Presents Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. is pleased to announce HJB Mobility – Auction I.  This is a timed auction which is live today and closes Thursday, May 28 at 4 PM. HJB Mobility is another avenue for customers who lead busy lives and want an au…
    - 13 days ago, 12 May 15, 2:54pm -
  • Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part V: Coins from the Time of Hanukkah
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series Writer Mike Markowitz has long brought context and his unique insights into the fascinating world of ancient coins to contemporary collectors. In this multi-part educational video series, Mike discusses the coins referen…
    - 17 days ago, 8 May 15, 9:08pm -
  • Ancient Coins: War and Peace – The Sikyon Stater
    Sikyon was located in the northern Peloponnesus and was known in antiquity for its industries, including sculpture, bronze work, and pottery. Its central location meant it was frequently involved in the wars of its neighbors: Thebes, Corinth, Athens,…
    - 18 days ago, 7 May 15, 3:24pm -

Coin & Currency Auctions

  • newDavid Lawrence Rare Coins Auction Highlights – May 17, 2015
    By CoinWeek Staff Reports….   David Lawrence Rare Coins is a numismatic firm that has offered online coin auctions for many years. Their weekly auctions feature a good mix of modern and classic U.S. coins in circulated and uncirculated grades, so…
    - 5 days ago, 20 May 15, 2:12pm -
  • newPreliminary Pogue Sale Results
    Preliminary Prices Realized With Buyers Premium $25,312,731.25 Bids – $21,542,750.00 Buyers Premium 17.5%  – $3,769,981.25 Average Lot Price – $197,755.00   1001 1792 Half Disme. – Mint State-64 (PCGS). $375,000 1002 1794 Flowing Hair Half…
    - 5 days ago, 20 May 15, 3:42am -
  • newPre-Pogue: Bowers, Stack and Tripp Take Audience Questions
    By  CoinWeek News Staff…. Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s will begin to auction the historic D. Brent Pogue Family Collection at 7:00 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, May 19), Eastern Standard Time. For select guests, official auction festivities…
    - 6 days ago, 19 May 15, 5:45pm -

The Bullion Report

  • 2015 U.S. Mint Silver Proof Set Available May 14
    The 2015 United States Mint Silver Proof Set (product code SW2) will be available for purchase starting on May 14 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The set is priced at $53.95 and contains the following 14 coins from the United States Mint at San…
    - 17 days ago, 8 May 15, 3:19pm -
  • BREAKING NEWS: Kisatchie National Forest 5 Oz. Silver Bullion Coin Sold Out (UPDATED May 7, 2015)
    By CoinWeek News Staff….   UPDATE, 5-7-15: According to a notice sent to media outlets and authorized purchasers on May 7, 2015, the United States Mint is officially sould out of 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Kisatchie National Forest five-o…
    - 18 days ago, 7 May 15, 10:16pm -
  • The Gold Newsletter – Gold Bounces Higher on a Short-Covering Rally
    Commentary for Friday, April 24, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc….   Gold closed up $12.30 today on the Comex at $1186.80 and was good for a few bucks more in the aftermarket. Th…
    - 21 days ago, 5 May 15, 1:02am -

Currency & Paper Money News

  • Paper Money Guaranty Grades 1,000,000 Notes
      Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that it has graded its 1 millionth note. It is the first third-party paper money grading service to reach this important industry milestone. This accomplishment comes as PMG celebrates its 10th annivers…
    - 30 Jan 15, 7:14pm -
  • Spink Offers Specialty Bank Note Collecting for Photos & Essay Notes. VIDEO: 2:52
    Barnaby Faull, Bank Note Director, Spink London Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ……. A growing area of bank note collecting deals with notes that were never issued or the original artwork of a proposed bill. Some of these are photos of prin…
    - 27 Jan 15, 6:46pm -
  • BEP to Offer $1 Year of the Goat 2015 and $100 Dragon·Phoenix Circle of Fortune
    In celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing is pleased to announce two new additions to its Lucky Money Collection line: Year of the Goat 2015 and Dragon·Phoenix Circle of Fortune. The Year of the Goat…
    - 20 Nov 14, 12:54pm -

Modern Coin News

  • newThe Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Elizabeth Jones – Video: 6:15
    Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Elizabeth Jones. Jones was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to replace outgoing Chief Engraver of the United States Mint Frank Gasparro. Jones famously desig…
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 15, 2:48pm -
  • newNext Public CCAC Meeting Scheduled for June 16-17
    Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for June 16-17, 2015. Date: June 16-17, 2015. Time: June 16 – 9:30 a.m. to 4:0…
    - 7 days ago, 18 May 15, 2:11pm -
  • The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Glenna Goodacre. Video: 4:19
    Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Glenna Goodacre. Goodacre’s numismatic claim to fame was her winning design for the obverse to the golden dollar. Her depiction of U.S. Corps of Discovery team…
    - 10 days ago, 15 May 15, 12:02pm -
  • New Japanese 1000 Yen Silver Coin Honors Legendary Dance and the Tokushima
    The Japan Mint has revealed the latest entry in its popular colorized-coin commemoration of the 47 Prefectures of Japan, with a 1000 Yen silver coin honoring the Prefecture of Tokushima. The Tokushima 1000 Yen coin’s obverse depicts Naruto Strait a…
    - 12 days ago, 13 May 15, 8:35pm -
  • Record Auction Price Paid for QA Check Approved Modern Coin
    By CoinWeek News Staff….   The viability of 3rd party grade verification for modern coins is being borne out as a flurry of auctions for coins verified by Coeur d’Alene, Idaho-based firm Collectibles Quality Assurance Company, LLC (QA Check) ha…
    - 13 days ago, 13 May 15, 12:26am -
  • CoinWeek Unboxing: 2015 March of Dimes $1 Silver Commemorative Proof Coin: Video: 4:17.
    CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan unboxes a cool coin that recently arrived at the CoinWeek offices. Its a 2015 March of Dimes $1 Silver Commemorative Proof Coin from the United States Mint. If you are curious about buying this collectible coin, you’…
    - 13 days ago, 12 May 15, 5:37pm -
  • The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Don Everhart – Video: 7:41.
    Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Don Everhart. Everhart began his career as an artist for the Franklin Mint, where he worked until 1980. Since that time, he has designed and sculpted numerous coins…
    - 13 days ago, 12 May 15, 12:12pm -
  • Coin Analyst: Strong Demand for March of Dimes Special Silver Set (UPDATED May 10, 2015)
    CoinWeek Staff Reports….   UPDATE, 5-10-15: Here are daily cumulative sales figures for each day last week following the May 4 release of the March of Dimes Special Silver Set, courtesy of the U.S. Mint: May 5 – 52,540 May 6 – 58,129 | (+5,589…
    - 15 days ago, 11 May 15, 12:44am -
  • CoinWeek Weekly Coin Market Report – May 9, 2015
    CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan discusses the week’s top numismatic stories – covered in this Pre-Pogue Sale edition, the Sale of ModernCoinMart shifts the dynamic of the modern coin industry, bullion prices experience modest gains, Mike Markowi…
    - 15 days ago, 10 May 15, 4:49pm -
  • Breaking News: ModernCoinMart Sold to Asset Marketing Services
    A CoinWeek Breaking News Report… Surprise Sale Shakes Up Modern Coin Marketplace… On May 3, 2015, CoinWeek received word that the Lakewood Ranch, Florida-based company ModernCoinMart was to be sold to Asset Marketing Services, LLC. If true, the…
    - 17 days ago, 8 May 15, 9:55pm -

Commentary & Market Reports

  • newCoin Clubs for the Fun of It – Part 1 (Bonus Chicago Coin Club Video: 13:52)
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.…. Anyone approaching middle age, and those of us who have already arrived there, will no doubt remember the hair colouring commercial on television that proclaimed that “blondes have more fun”. If you were to ask me to co…
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 15, 1:28pm -
  • newCultural Property & Coins – The CCPIA: Then and Now
    By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog….   The Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act of 1983 (CCPIA) has been in effect for more than 30 years and was massaged through the legislative process over a 13-year span. The fact th…
    - 5 days ago, 20 May 15, 2:32pm -
  • newThe Gold Newsletter – Gold Catches a Cold – the Dollar Roars Reacting to EU Front-Load
    Commentary for Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc….   Gold closed down $20.90 at $1206.90, putting the brakes on its most recent move to the upside within its curr…
    - 6 days ago, 19 May 15, 8:46pm -
  • newThe D. Brent Pogue Collection: An Appreciation
    By John Kraljevich, Numismatic Consultant….   There have been auctions of American coins conducted in the United States since the decade following the nation’s founding. Even before the establishment of the United States Mint in 1792, collectors…
    - 6 days ago, 19 May 15, 7:19pm -
  • newLegend Numismatics Pre-Pogue Sale Market Report
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics….   THE WAIT IS FINALLY OVER! Finally, the sale that is so huge and dynamic that it actually stopped the upper end of the market in its tracks way back in October is now going happen on Tuesday. You can be p…
    - 7 days ago, 18 May 15, 4:03pm -
  • The Gold Newsletter – Gold Higher as the Dollar Fades after a Miss in US Retail
    Commentary for Wednesday, May 13, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc….   Gold closed surprisingly higher today up $25.50 on the Comex to a more respectable $1218.40. This after yest…
    - 11 days ago, 14 May 15, 4:32am -
  • The Gold Newsletter – Gold Can’t Get Started Even with a Rate Cut by China
    Commentary for Monday, May 11, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc….   Gold closed down $5.90 today on the Comex at $1183.20. There was some early upside movement after the announcem…
    - 14 days ago, 11 May 15, 10:08pm -
  • The Gold Newsletter – Gold Bounces Higher on a Short-Covering Rally
    Commentary for Friday, April 24, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc….   Gold closed up $12.30 today on the Comex at $1186.80 and was good for a few bucks more in the aftermarket. Th…
    - 21 days ago, 5 May 15, 1:02am -
  • Gainesville Coins Market Update: May 1, 2015
    Courtesy of  Everett Millman and  GainesvilleCoins.com ….   ABSTRACT: As equities markets pulled back amid mostly soft economic indicators, the precious metals had an early-week rally snuffed out by Friday’s close, as both gold and the Dow Ind…
    - 24 days ago, 1 May 15, 8:33pm -
  • The CSNS Show: Jekyll and Hyde
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics….   This was certainly not the booming CSNS Shows we remember attending years ago in Indy or St Louis. It’s definitely NOT a “must attend” show for dealers anymore (we know several that stayed home). M…
    - 27 days ago, 28 Apr 15, 9:12pm -

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Collecting Strategies

  • newCoin Collecting Strategies – How Long Should You Hold Rare Coins?
    By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation….   Due to societal changes, coin collecting has gone from a life-long pursuit to a rush to complete and sell a coin set. Until about a decade ago, most collectors built their collections over a…
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 15, 4:33pm -
  • newPedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins
    By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek….   Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of information available on each shipwreck, and the stories are as interesting as any “land-based” ho…
    - 4 days ago, 21 May 15, 3:18pm -
  • NGC Adds Four New World Coin Categories and Numerous World Coin Sets to NGC Registry
    On Tuesday, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced the addition of four new world categories and forty new world coin sets to the NGC Registry. The new categories will allow collectors to build NGC Registry sets of coins from the Congo, Ind…
    - 12 days ago, 13 May 15, 9:58pm -
  • Five Things To Know Before Buying a Coin
    By Ron Drzewucki – www.moderncoinwholesale.com ……..   Originally posted on Ron’s blog at www.moderncoinwholesale.com on 5/1/2015.   Ideally, a collector walks into a deal knowing everything there is to know about the coins that they’re bu…
    - 21 days ago, 4 May 15, 12:18pm -
  • The Three Levels of Coin Rarity: The Appearance, Eye Appeal, and Registry
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner….   If you’ve been around the coin market for a while, you know that there are many different types of rarity. In this blog, I’m going to discuss the types of rarity you might alrea…
    - 26 days ago, 29 Apr 15, 1:52pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies – Time To Buy Or Time To Wait?
    By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. Recent sales present an incredible buying opportunity for collectors as many of the coins being sold have been off the market for a generation. Yesterday afternoon I spent several hours reviewin…
    - 31 days ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:09pm -
  • Classic U.S. Coins – Key Date Coins for Less Than $2500 – Part 1: Copper
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #274 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds   In the history of coin collecting in the U.S., most coin enthusiasts, at one t…
    - 33 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 7:23pm -
  • Classic U.S. Coins less than $500 each, Part 13 – Indian Head Quarter Eagles
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #273 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds….   For less than $500 per coin, a set of true classic gold U.S. coins may ce…
    - 40 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 6:49pm -
  • How To Spend A Tax Refund on Coins
    By Al Doyle for CoinWeek….   The good news: It’s tax refund season, which often provides collectors with the funds to indulge and buy a special coin. The bad news: Many Americans will be receiving lower refunds than they have gotten in recent ye…
    - 40 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • Why You Should Keep an Inventory
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.….   Do you know exactly what you have in your coin collection at this very moment? If your collection were stolen today would you be equipped to file an accurate insurance claim? And, would your heirs have any idea as to the…
    - 48 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 3:34pm -

Coin Prices

  • A Dozen Undervalued United States Gold Coins Priced Below $7,500: 2015 Edition
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com   It’s been quite a while since I wrote an article about the topic of affordable, undervalued 19th century U.S. gold coins, and I think it’s time to do a more current version of this article. I’m going to…
    - 18 days ago, 7 May 15, 2:42pm -
  • On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards. Video: 11.07.
    Think modern coins are boring? Think again. Adapted from Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker’s in-depth article, On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards, this CoinWeek original production digs deep into this often overlooked modern iss…
    - 23 days ago, 2 May 15, 6:36pm -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2003: Schloss Hof (Schloß Hof) 10 Euro Silver Coin
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Schloss Hof | Schloß Hof  (2003) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002 to 2004 and featured a total of six coins. Each coin in the series, re…
    - 63 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 6:50pm -
  • 1921 – A Collector’s Paradise
    By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation… Memories of collecting a complete 1921 coin set In my previous article, I touched on several worthy series and interesting coins to get started with and had mentioned the year 1933 as a favorite…
    - 90 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 5:17pm -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2 Euro Coin – Bertha von Suttner Type
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 2 Euro Coin – Bertha von Suttner Type (2002-2004, 2006, 2008, 2010-Present) The 2 euro coin is a bimetallic coin composed of a nickel-brass center with a copper-nickel outer ring. Along with the 1 euro coin,…
    - 11 Feb 15, 12:58am -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 1 Euro Coin
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 1 Euro Coin (2002-Present) The 1 euro coin is a bimetallic coin composed of a copper-nickel center with a nickel-brass outer ring. Along with the 2 euro coin, the 1 euro coin forms the backbone of eurozone coinag…
    - 10 Feb 15, 9:14pm -
  • New CoinWeek American Silver Eagle Price Guide with “CoinWeek IQ” Tracks Popular series
    New CoinWeek American Silver Eagle Price Guide with “CoinWeek IQ” Tracks Value Range, Population Change, Market Share, and More than 1,000 Label Inserts With more than 370 million coins struck by the United States Mint since the program began in…
    - 10 Feb 15, 2:20pm -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 50 Euro Cent
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 50 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 50 euro cent coin is the largest of three “nordic gold” coins in the euro series (“nordic gold” is an alloy of 89% copper, 5% aluminum, 5% zinc and 1% tin, originally devel…
    - 26 Jan 15, 7:38pm -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 20 Euro Cent
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 20 euro cent coin is the second of three “nordic gold” coins in the euro series (“nordic gold” is an alloy of 89% copper, 5% aluminum, 5% zinc and 1% tin, originally develo…
    - 20 Jan 15, 2:07pm -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 10 Euro Cent
    10 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 10 euro cent coin is the first of three “nordic gold” coins in the euro series. The coin is slightly smaller than the 5 euro cent but weighs 0.18 grams more. It’s made of brass and tends to hold its brilliance a…
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Coin Shows - Exhibits & Events

US Coin News

People in the News

  • newHarvey Stack – I Do Not Like Slabbed Coins, Plus Thoughts on Various Coin Investments… – Video
    Harvey G. Stack Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….   In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about three of the 20th century’s most important collectors, their m…
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 15, 2:29pm -
  • newCoin Clubs for the Fun of It – Part 1 (Bonus Chicago Coin Club Video: 13:52)
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.…. Anyone approaching middle age, and those of us who have already arrived there, will no doubt remember the hair colouring commercial on television that proclaimed that “blondes have more fun”. If you were to ask me to co…
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 15, 1:28pm -
  • newWho Owns YOUR Information?
    By Ron Drzewucki – www.moderncoinwholesale.com….   Originally posted on Ron’s blog at www.moderncoinwholesale.com on 5/14/2015. Two weeks ago I wrote about where to find a good value, and a big part of that was about nurturing a good relations…
    - 6 days ago, 19 May 15, 8:30pm -
  • newCCAC Now Accepting Applications for Membership
    Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135 (b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing the interests of the general public in the coinage…
    - 7 days ago, 18 May 15, 2:43pm -
  • newLiberty Coin Service Unveils New Coin Dealer Website
    By Patrick A. Heller….   Three weeks ago on April 24, Liberty Coin Service in Lansing, Michigan went live with an updated, feature-filled, coin dealer website. The new site, at http://www.libertycoinservice.com, replaced the company’s previous w…
    - 9 days ago, 16 May 15, 5:34pm -
  • newHarvey Stack – A Life in Numismatics and Harvey’s Most Memorable Auction Sales – Video
    Harvey G. Stack Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….   In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about three of the 20th century’s most important collectors, their mo…
    - 9 days ago, 16 May 15, 5:25pm -
  • Numismatic Personalities: Ron “Pop Stouch” Stoutjesdyk – VIDEO: 11:49
    Ron “Pop Stouch” Stoutjesdyk is known by many dealers and collectors for his knowledge of tokens and medals. He is also father of a numismatic legacy that includes a son who works for Heritage Auctions, Jim Stoutjesdyk, and a grandson also involv…
    - 11 days ago, 15 May 15, 12:15am -
  • Illustrator Develops Line of Coin-Themed Greeting Cards
    By CoinWeek News Staff…   Family farmer, cartoonist and 3D-illustrator Don Chambers has introduced a line of numismatically-themed greeting cards. Using a process that Chambers patented in 2012, the cards feature written and pictorial matter relat…
    - 11 days ago, 14 May 15, 8:08pm -
  • A Talking Coin: A Fable of Ancient Rome
    By Geoffrey Cope…. History told through a collection and a coin An old man (a retired centurion) lives on a farm north of Rome in Italy. A farm where, almost two thousand years later, the family coin collection would be found. The year is 170 CE. T…
    - 11 days ago, 14 May 15, 5:09pm -
  • Women on 20s Announces Harriet Tubman as Winner of Online Poll
    By Women on 20s….   Historic Campaign Submitted Petition to the White House May 12 After two months and an election in which more than 600,000 people cast ballots in an online poll, the non-profit grassroots campaign Women On 20s announced on May…
    - 12 days ago, 13 May 15, 10:08am -

World Coin News

  • newRare 170-Year-Old McAuslane Token at Toronto Coin Expo
    By Geoffrey Bell Auctions and Toronto Coin Expo….   Hundreds of pieces of Canadian history are ready to be auctioned off starting May 28, 2015 at the Toronto Coin Expo. Held in partnership with New Brunswick’s Geoffrey Bell Auctions, the semi-an…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 15, 10:00am -
  • newMalta €2 Commemorative Coin Honors Centennial of First Flight
    By Central Bank of Malta….   On 25 May 2015, the Central Bank of Malta will issue a €2 commemorative coin marking the centenary of the first flight from Malta. The coin reverse shows the common €2 side while the obverse (national side) depicts…
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 15, 3:07pm -
  • newRoyal Mint Releases Precious Metal Editions of Battle of Waterloo 2015 UK £5 Coin
    The Royal Mint is to commemorate one of the most decisive battles in history with precious metal editions of The 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo 2015 UK £5 coin in Silver Proof, Silver Proof Piedfort, and Gold Proof finishes. Two centuri…
    - 6 days ago, 19 May 15, 8:19pm -
  • newSpink Sees Outstanding Auction Results from Slaney Collection Of English Coins, Part 2
    Record-breaking results from The Slaney Collection of English Coins – Part 2 , sold on May 14, 2015 A sale as long-awaited as this one was bound to attract extremely high prices, but the results of the sale exceed expectations. The first part of th…
    - 6 days ago, 19 May 15, 8:01pm -
  • newHighlights of Künker GmbH eLive Auction 35
    By Künker GmbH & Company….   Künker GmbH & Co.’s eLive Auction 35 will take place this coming week from Tuesday, May 19th until Thursday, May 21st, at 6:00 p.m. each day on elive-auction.de. This auction offers a large number of coins and meda…
    - 7 days ago, 18 May 15, 10:30am -
  • newThe Gambia Introduces New Commemorative Banknotes, Coins
    The West African nation of The Gambia recently launched new commemorative 20-dalasi (D20.00) polymer banknotes, a new family of paper-based banknotes and commemorative coins celebrating the country’s Golden Jubilee The Central Bank of The Gambia (C…
    - 8 days ago, 17 May 15, 3:21pm -
  • NGC Adds Four New World Coin Categories and Numerous World Coin Sets to NGC Registry
    On Tuesday, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced the addition of four new world categories and forty new world coin sets to the NGC Registry. The new categories will allow collectors to build NGC Registry sets of coins from the Congo, Ind…
    - 12 days ago, 13 May 15, 9:58pm -
  • New Japanese 1000 Yen Silver Coin Honors Legendary Dance and the Tokushima
    The Japan Mint has revealed the latest entry in its popular colorized-coin commemoration of the 47 Prefectures of Japan, with a 1000 Yen silver coin honoring the Prefecture of Tokushima. The Tokushima 1000 Yen coin’s obverse depicts Naruto Strait a…
    - 12 days ago, 13 May 15, 8:35pm -
  • Royal Canadian Mint Launches 5th Numismatic Catalogue of 2015
    Icons of Canadian nature shine with the help of jade inserts and glow-in-the-dark technology The Royal Canadian Mint has just released an extensive catalogue selection of new collector coins, available since May 5, 2015 and featuring themes covering…
    - 13 days ago, 12 May 15, 1:28pm -
  • Stack’s Bowers to Offer Rare Pei Yang Tael with Beautiful Toning May 20
    By Chris Chatigny – Stack’s Bowers….   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is very excited to offer some exceptional vintage Chinese and other world coins as a part of our Rarities Night auction on May 20th. This is sure to be an exciting sale with an…
    - 13 days ago, 12 May 15, 2:40am -

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