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David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions

  • The Royal Clipper Collection Offered in Auction #843
    We are excited to offer this wonderful 39-coin collection of better date coin & type coins as a part of our Guaranteed Auction Program (GAP). All coins are live now in our Sunday Auction #843 and listed with NO RESERVE!  Click here to view …
    - 3 Feb 15, 10:01pm -
  • DLRC F.U.N. Show Review
    John B, John F, Mike and myself just returned from a long but productive week in Orlando at the F.U.N. Show. We appreciate all of the customers that stopped by to say hello and looked at a few coins. It was an … Continue reading →
    - 14 Jan 15, 9:30pm -
  • Website Holiday Special – Enjoy 8% Off!
    Happy Holidays! We’d like to thank you for your continued business and support this past year.  We look forward to offering you the best selection and quality of certified rare coins in the market today. To celebrate the year ending, we … Conti…
    - 24 Dec 14, 7:17pm -
  • Classic Gold Commems Offered in Internet Auction #836
        The Forrest Hills Collection is a beautiful run of Classic Gold Commemoratives  all housed in PCGS Old Green Holders (OGH). This is a great opportunity to add these classic gold pieces to your collection or upgrade to a high-end, CAC ap…
    - 16 Dec 14, 8:06pm -
  • Central Park Collection Coins Just Added to Auction #834
    We just received a fresh group of 84 coins from the Central Park Collection and have added them in to Auction #834, closing Sunday, December 14th.  Highlights include an Incredible Fully Struck Gem - 1926-D 5c PCGS MS66+, an Important Rarity …
    - 5 Dec 14, 7:53pm -
  • Very Limited Offering of Rare French Gold Coins from 1904
    Limited Quantity Available Thanks to a lucky discovery in Europe, we are able to offer just a few handfuls of Dupré’s Angel 50 Franc coins. Each weighs one half troy ounce and is composed of 90% fine gold, struck at … Continue reading →
    - 6 Nov 14, 10:10pm -
  • Dixie Proof Shield Nickel Collection Offered in Auction #830
    Our Sunday Internet Auction #830 offers (20) fantastic PCGS registry-quality Proof Shield Nickels from the Dixie Collection. Click the tile below to browse and bid before the auction closes on Sunday, November 16th. Contact us for more details abou…
    - 6 Nov 14, 2:21pm -
  • River City & Winter Springs Collections Offered in Auction #828
    We are excited to be able to offer two unique customer collections in our Sunday Auction #828. The River City Collection offers a nostalgic group of family heirloom pieces that have not seen the light of day in over 40 … Continue reading →
    - 24 Oct 14, 4:15pm -

Blanchard Investing News Blog

  • newFed Holds The Line on Interest Rates
    Gold investors can take some delight in the Fed’s decision to pass on rate hikes for now. 
    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • newSilver as a precious metal: A brief history
    Silver tends to sit in the shadow of its more lustrous cousin, gold, when people consider precious metals as an investment. 
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • Investing Strategy: Smart Gold Coin Buyers Accumulate On Price Pullbacks
    A growing number of savvy individual investors today are diversifying their investment portfolios with physical gold. 
    - 14 days ago, 13 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • “Too big to fail” banks have failed investors
    September 15 will mark the eight-year anniversary of “D-Day” in the global financial crisis—the morning that markets around the world learned how much the housing-debt implosion would permanently alter the financial industry landscape.
    - 15 days ago, 12 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • The 1870-S Silver Dollar: A Rare Find
    The 1870-S dollar is known today as one of the – if not the – rarest silver coins ever struck in the United States
    - 19 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • Jobs report recap: Gold climbs as Fed rate hike odds slide
    Coming out of the Fed’s central bankers confab, expectations for a September rate hike had climbed higher, although there were more than enough doubts about the economy to temper the market’s projections.
    - 21 days ago, 6 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • Gold Investors Shouldn't Fear Fed Rate Hikes
    Early-year stock market volatility and concerns about Chinese growth, still-sluggish inflation levels in the U.S. and more recently the unexpected news from the U.K. to vote to leave the European Union –widely known as Brexit –have all splashed c…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • Gold vs. Silver: Investment Pros and Cons
    Gold tends to get more attention from the markets than silver.  But silver has bested its yellow metal brethren so far in 2016.
    - 27 days ago, 31 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Souvenirs from Jackson Hole: What gold investors can glean from the Fed’s weekend retreat
    Janet Yellen’s Friday speech at the start of the Federal Reserve’s central bank symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming was eagerly anticipated but delivered little in the way of surprises to the markets.
    - 28 days ago, 30 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Why You Should Think Twice About Electronically Owning Gold and Silver
    Although the electronic forms of silver and gold investing are appealing because of their (ostensible) liquidity and convenience, they are certainly not without risk
    - 29 days ago, 29 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Four Legendary U.S. Silver Dollars
    Here are four U.S. silver dollars that have achieved “legendary” status, thanks to their background and recent auction activity.
    - 34 days ago, 24 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • A Seesaw Week for Gold
    Federal Reserve minutes show that many Fed officials may want to hold off on a rate hike until they see further signs of economic growth.
    - 36 days ago, 22 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • As Money Funds Tighten Rules, Gold Begins to Look Better
    Let’s look at these primary changes that are coming this October, and how the simple diversification into a gold position could alleviate the growing risks involved in your cash positioning.
    - 41 days ago, 17 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Why Leading Money Managers Love Gold Right Now
    After this torrid run, you might expect professional investors to cool on the precious metal. Instead, love for gold continues to burn brightly for some leading money managers. 
    - 43 days ago, 15 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Morgan dollars: A pivotal role in monetary history
    Investors continue to find value in the late 19th and early 20th century silver dollars
    - 48 days ago, 10 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Gold Demand Continues to Shine for Investors
    Gold prices have risen strongly in 2016, appreciating around $300 per ounce since the start of the year. Gold demand has risen along with gold prices this year. In Q1, gold demand reached nearly 1,300 tonnes according to World Gold Council data, a 21…
    - 50 days ago, 8 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • The Coin That Stood the Test of Time
    Although he is most famous for his “Seated Liberty” design, his Liberty Head gold coins were minted from 1838 until 1907 – nearly 70 years. 
    - 54 days ago, 4 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • The Basics of Investing in Gold Coins
    Coins are easy to transport, have lower fees than gold bars, and are beautiful to collect and look at. 
    - 56 days ago, 2 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Making the Grade: What Makes Some Proof Coins More Valuable
    Proof coins are valuable to investors and collectors because they are the first specimens of a mintage and often have unique and distinguishing characteristics that make them valuable and highly desirable.
    - 57 days ago, 1 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • The Gold Bull Market Has Room to Run. Here’s Why.
    Gold’s allure has been strong as of late. Prices for the precious metal are up 20% over the last year. Meanwhile, U.S. stocks and bonds have eked out only meager single-digit gains during the same period.
    - 57 days ago, 1 Aug 16, 12:00am -

Blanchard Economic Research Unit

  • newFed Holds The Line on Interest Rates
    Gold investors can take some delight in the Fed’s decision to pass on rate hikes for now. 
    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • newSilver as a precious metal: A brief history
    Silver tends to sit in the shadow of its more lustrous cousin, gold, when people consider precious metals as an investment. 
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • Investing Strategy: Smart Gold Coin Buyers Accumulate On Price Pullbacks
    A growing number of savvy individual investors today are diversifying their investment portfolios with physical gold. 
    - 14 days ago, 13 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • “Too big to fail” banks have failed investors
    September 15 will mark the eight-year anniversary of “D-Day” in the global financial crisis—the morning that markets around the world learned how much the housing-debt implosion would permanently alter the financial industry landscape.
    - 15 days ago, 12 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • The 1870-S Silver Dollar: A Rare Find
    The 1870-S dollar is known today as one of the – if not the – rarest silver coins ever struck in the United States
    - 19 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • Jobs report recap: Gold climbs as Fed rate hike odds slide
    Coming out of the Fed’s central bankers confab, expectations for a September rate hike had climbed higher, although there were more than enough doubts about the economy to temper the market’s projections.
    - 21 days ago, 6 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • Gold Investors Shouldn't Fear Fed Rate Hikes
    Early-year stock market volatility and concerns about Chinese growth, still-sluggish inflation levels in the U.S. and more recently the unexpected news from the U.K. to vote to leave the European Union –widely known as Brexit –have all splashed c…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • Gold vs. Silver: Investment Pros and Cons
    Gold tends to get more attention from the markets than silver.  But silver has bested its yellow metal brethren so far in 2016.
    - 27 days ago, 31 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Souvenirs from Jackson Hole: What gold investors can glean from the Fed’s weekend retreat
    Janet Yellen’s Friday speech at the start of the Federal Reserve’s central bank symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming was eagerly anticipated but delivered little in the way of surprises to the markets.
    - 28 days ago, 30 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Why You Should Think Twice About Electronically Owning Gold and Silver
    Although the electronic forms of silver and gold investing are appealing because of their (ostensible) liquidity and convenience, they are certainly not without risk
    - 29 days ago, 29 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Four Legendary U.S. Silver Dollars
    Here are four U.S. silver dollars that have achieved “legendary” status, thanks to their background and recent auction activity.
    - 34 days ago, 24 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • A Seesaw Week for Gold
    Federal Reserve minutes show that many Fed officials may want to hold off on a rate hike until they see further signs of economic growth.
    - 36 days ago, 22 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • As Money Funds Tighten Rules, Gold Begins to Look Better
    Let’s look at these primary changes that are coming this October, and how the simple diversification into a gold position could alleviate the growing risks involved in your cash positioning.
    - 41 days ago, 17 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Why Leading Money Managers Love Gold Right Now
    After this torrid run, you might expect professional investors to cool on the precious metal. Instead, love for gold continues to burn brightly for some leading money managers. 
    - 43 days ago, 15 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Morgan dollars: A pivotal role in monetary history
    Investors continue to find value in the late 19th and early 20th century silver dollars
    - 48 days ago, 10 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Gold Demand Continues to Shine for Investors
    Gold prices have risen strongly in 2016, appreciating around $300 per ounce since the start of the year. Gold demand has risen along with gold prices this year. In Q1, gold demand reached nearly 1,300 tonnes according to World Gold Council data, a 21…
    - 50 days ago, 8 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • The Coin That Stood the Test of Time
    Although he is most famous for his “Seated Liberty” design, his Liberty Head gold coins were minted from 1838 until 1907 – nearly 70 years. 
    - 54 days ago, 4 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • The Basics of Investing in Gold Coins
    Coins are easy to transport, have lower fees than gold bars, and are beautiful to collect and look at. 
    - 56 days ago, 2 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Making the Grade: What Makes Some Proof Coins More Valuable
    Proof coins are valuable to investors and collectors because they are the first specimens of a mintage and often have unique and distinguishing characteristics that make them valuable and highly desirable.
    - 57 days ago, 1 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • The Gold Bull Market Has Room to Run. Here’s Why.
    Gold’s allure has been strong as of late. Prices for the precious metal are up 20% over the last year. Meanwhile, U.S. stocks and bonds have eked out only meager single-digit gains during the same period.
    - 57 days ago, 1 Aug 16, 12:00am -

Gainesville Coins Market News

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    - 35 days ago, 23 Aug 16, 9:44am -

Ancient Coin Collecting

  • Steven Andrew Sayles 1964-2016
        Steven Andrew Sayles was born in Gander, Newfoundland on March 14, 1964 to Wayne G. and Sharon L. (Greshay) Sayles.  As a child, Steve had an inquisitive nature and was far more worldly than his years might have suggested.  He was an avid co…
    - 64 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 4:15am -
  • An Intellectual Curiosity
    "We treat all stakeholders with a vested interest in the site with the same intellectual curiosity, which means we interact with and learn from local populations, dealers, collectors, looters, government employees, archaeologists, museum professional…
    - 3 Mar 16, 11:19am -
  • RESTART
    Frequent readers here will know that I have tried on at least two prior occasions to restart the focus of this blog and avoid cultural property issues which only lead to frustration and ill will.  Unfortunately, those issues can tend to take over on…
    - 31 Jan 16, 6:56pm -

Coin Update

  • newWhitman Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars Sold Out
    Early Sellout Reflects Strong Hobby Interest in Recent 1964 Morgan Discovery (Atlanta, Georgia) — Whitman Publishing announces that the fifth edition of Q. David Bowers’s Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars is temporarily sold out due to high dem…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 1:33pm -
  • newExonumia: Challenge Coins Get a Hat-Tip in the Press
      An article in today’s Washington Post calls attention to the collecting specialty of “challenge coins,” particularly CIA challenge coins. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, challenge coins are medallions that are imprinted with an…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 1:12am -
  • newA Quick Aside: Selling Pickaxes to Miners
    When things go south, invest in gold. When things go south of south, invest in . . . manufacturers of home safes? The Wall Street Journal has reported on a surprising trend in Germany and elsewhere: faced with negative interest rates in the eurozone,…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 12:03am -

Coin Collecting News

  • Five Proof America the Beautiful Quarters in First 2014 Set
    New from the United States Mint is its first coin collecting product in 2014 with America the Beautiful Quarters, and its first set of the year. Released Tuesday and on sale for $14.95 is the 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Pro…
    - 12 Jan 14, 1:33am -
  • 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Coins
    Commemorative coins celebrating the semicentennial of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 are now available from the United States Mint, as authorized under Public Law 110-451. On Thursday, January 2, 2014, the US Mint starting accepting or…
    - 4 Jan 14, 4:10pm -
  • Sales Ending for Some 2012-2013 Coin Collecting Products
    Less than a half day remains until some of the coin collecting products from the United States Mint permanently go off sale, making way for 2014 coins and products. At Noon ET today, December 31, 2013, all 2013 commemorative coins and products with t…
    - 31 Dec 13, 12:21pm -
  • US Mint 2014 Coin Collecting Products
    Collectors can now plan ahead for what coin collecting products they want to buy in 2014 from the United States Mint. Earlier this month the US Mint listed nearly all the coins and sets it will release for the year. Many of them also have prices. Kic…
    - 22 Dec 13, 6:35pm -
  • First Spouse Coin Collecting Products End 2013
    Four of the five coin collecting products that the United States will end 2013 with are those featuring former First Ladies. Normally these products would have been issued earlier in the year but they were delayed due to production problems that shar…
    - 15 Dec 13, 9:36pm -
  • 2013 Limited Edition Set Offers Popular Silver Coins
    Out this week from the United States Mint is the 2013 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. Released on the 12th, this specially designed set for coin collectors has seven silver coins composed in 90% silver and one in 99.9% silver. The latter is the Min…
    - 14 Dec 13, 6:09pm -
  • Sold Out US Mint Products, Last Chance at Collector Coins
    Two United States Mint products for collectors sold out last week, and the bureau just published a list of other coin collecting products that will go off sale by year’s end. No longer available are the 2013-P Fort McHenry National Monument and His…
    - 9 Dec 13, 4:09am -
  • Helen Taft and Ellen Wilson First Spouse Gold Coins
    Two more 2013 $10 First Spouse Gold Coins are among collectible products from the United States Mint to make an appearance in early December. Proof and uncirculated coins celebrating Helen Taft launch on Monday, December 2, 2013. They will start at p…
    - 1 Dec 13, 6:38am -
  • Last 2013 ATB Quarter Products for Collectors
    This week the United States Mint released the final two collector products holding 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters. 2013 Mount Rushmore America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Sets are available for $9.95 each and the new annual 2013 America th…
    - 23 Nov 13, 11:34pm -
  • Ida McKinley and Edith Roosevelt First Spouse Gold Coins
    Two of the five 2013 First Spouse Gold Coins for collectors make their debut in November. The one-half ounce, 24-karat gold coins honoring Ida McKinley launched this past Thursday, November 14, 2013. Staring prices are $820 for the uncirculated coin…
    - 18 Nov 13, 5:19am -

Coinnews.net

  • newGold Edges Higher to Start Last Week in September
    Gold futures moved higher in their start to the new trading week on Monday, posting their fifth day of gains in six sessions.Gold for December delivery edged up $2.40, or 0.2%, to settle at...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 7:54pm -
  • newRoyal Canadian Mint 2016 Celebrating Fall Colours Promotion Ending
    A Royal Canadian Mint special for Canadian residents is ending today, Sept. 26, 2016. The Mint has been advertising the promotion on its website and in emails to customers.Dubbed the "2016...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 5:41pm -
  • newGold Logs Biggest Weekly Gain Since July; US Coin Sales Mixed
    Gold futures closed lower Friday for the first time in a week, but scored their biggest weekly increase since July.Gold for December delivery on Friday shed $3, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,341.70 an...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Sep 16, 6:52pm -
  • new2016 Standing Liberty Centennial Gold Coin Photos and Video
    The U.S. Mint introduced its centennial Standing Liberty gold quarter on Sept. 8, 2016. This short article presents high-resolution photos and a video of the one-quarter ounce, .9999 fine 24-karat...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 9:42pm -
  • newRelease Dates for 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters
    The United States Mint published official launch dates for the five 2017 quarters that commemorate parks, monuments and historic sites in Iowa, the District of Columbia, Missouri, New Jersey and...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 2:34pm -
  • newGold Extends Gains to 4th Day, Ends at 2-Week High
    Gold futures scored a fourth straight session increase Thursday, closing at a just over two-week high.Gold for December delivery tacked on $13.30, or 1%, to settle at $1,344.70 an ounce on the...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 7:38pm -
  • newStar Trek Insignia Replicated in Delta-Shaped Silver Coin for 50th Anniversary
    Collectors can look to a fictional future while recalling a popular TV series from the past with a new silver coin from the Perth Mint of Australia. Celebrating the 50th anniversary Star Trek™:...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 4:27pm -
  • newUS Mint Sales: Silver Eagle and Standing Liberty Spotlighted
    Two United States Mint products have been in the forefront of coin collectors' thoughts, the 2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle and the 2016-W Standing Liberty Centennial Gold Coin.But having...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 3:03pm -
  • newGold Extends Gains After FOMC Statement
    Gold futures closed higher for a third session in a row Wednesday, then added to gains in later electronic trading when the FOMC released its latest monetary policy statement.Gold for December...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 8:31pm -
  • new2016-W 30th Anniversary Proof Silver Eagle Photos and Debut Sales
    This year's proof Silver Eagle with its anniversary edge lettering is drawing stronger sales. Orders for the 2016-W American Eagle Silver Proof Coin reached 322,317 pieces in three days, according to...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 5:45pm -

Numismatic News

  • new1891 $100 Silver Certificate a top lot
    An 1891 “Monroe” $100 Silver Certificate, Fr. 344, sold for $152,700 in Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach Expo Signature Currency Auction, Sept. 7-12. Total for the sale was $3,909,242. All prices here include the 17.5 percent buyer’s premium. Gr…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 7:51pm -
  • newSwiss stars at Heritage
    A superb example of a rare, 1897-B, “Stirnlocke-Vreneli” pattern for a Swiss 20 francs, KM-Pn39, was on offer at Heritage’s American Numismatic Association World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction. The pattern engraved by Fritz Landry is o…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 7:39pm -
  • newMore than one way to get a 1909-S VDB
    If you stand on a street corner proclaiming the end is near, people will laugh. If you do the same online, you will have a career as a financial blogger. Why is that? Psychological studies have shown that the pain … Continue reading →The post Mo…
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 2:21pm -
  • newNovember looks busy
    Strange, but my November calendar is beginning to fill up. In a month that I usually try to take a vacation, I have two show commitments. Thanksgiving weekend I will be at the Michigan State Numismatic Society gathering in Warren. I … Continue rea…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 1:01pm -
  • newCCAC reviews platinum Eagle designs
    “Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” How these concepts are best represented on three platinum coin designs was the task at hand when the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee met Sept. 16. Beginning in 2018, the U.S. Mint will issue … C…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 5:24am -
  • newOutput slides in month of August
    August monthly output at the U.S. Mint’s circulating coin production facilities dropped by 28 percent from the prior month. With the exception of dime and dollar output at Philadelphia, it was a clean sweep in the down column. For the … Continue…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 3:20am -
  • newGray areas in tax exemption law
    Earlier this year, Ohio Governor Kasich signed into law Senate Bill 172. This law adds provision 54 in Section 1 to establish a sales and use tax exemption on the retail sales of “investment metal bullion” and “investment coins,” which … Co…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 5:21pm -
  • newGold set never to be finished
    Why didn’t I tell my readers that the gold First Spouse series will always be incomplete? A telephone caller to my office demanded to know. There is no 39th coin, he said. I have to admit, I was not used to … Continue reading →The post Gold s…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 1:01pm -
  • newHigh five for silver

    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 1:01pm -
  • newGoing to shows pays bonus
    We are now reaching the heart of the autumn coin collecting season. Traditionally, once the kids have gone back to school, the collector in the family, usually the dad, can spend a little time with his hobby. For those not … Continue reading →Th…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 1:01pm -

Mint News Blog

  • new2017 National Parks Quarters Release Schedule
    The U.S. Mint has finalized its schedule for releasing each of the 2017 America the Beautiful™ National Parks quarter dollars, as follows:         The remaining quarter for 2016 is South Carolina’s Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 7:24pm -
  • newNo Limit on Standing Liberty Centennial Gold Coins
    Sometime today (Wednesday, September 21), the U.S. Mint is lifting its ordering restrictions for the 2016-W Standing Liberty Centennial gold quarter dollar. “The SLQ,” as it’s popularly known to collectors, has been subject to a one-per-house…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 12:12pm -
  • newNewly Introduced: The “American Innovation $1 Coin Act”
    On Wednesday, September 14, Representative James A. Himes introduced H.R. 6025, known as the “American Innovation $1 Coin Act.” If adopted, the act would authorize $1 numismatic coins whose designs recognize both American innovation in general a…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 8:22pm -
  • 2016 “30th Anniversary” American Eagle One-Ounce Silver Proof Coin
    Today, September 16, at noon ET, the U.S. Mint will release the 2016 American Eagle One-Ounce Silver Proof Coin. This year’s Proof Silver Eagle is a special anniversary issue that celebrates 30 years of the American Eagle bullion coin program, laun…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Sep 16, 2:50pm -
  • U.S. Mint Shares Design Candidates for 2018-2020 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins
    The U.S. Mint has shared potential designs for its upcoming 2018, 2019, and 2020 American Eagle Platinum Proof coins. The designs will be discussed at the next Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Meeting, scheduled to take place tomorrow, September…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Sep 16, 1:00pm -
  • August 2016 U.S. Mint Circulating Coin Production
    The U.S. Mint’s circulating coin production fell in August, with 1.3 billion coins produced to follow up on last month’s 1.8 billion-coin total. Overall production decreased by 27% compared to July, and rose by 14% in relation to August of 2015…
    - 14 days ago, 13 Sep 16, 1:45am -
  • Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin First Day Sales and Reagan Coin & Chronicles Price Update
    The U.S. Mint released the 2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin yesterday at noon and we now have a first-day sales total for the item. With orders restricted by a one-coin-per-household order limit, the $485 piece logged 47,884 sales o…
    - 17 days ago, 9 Sep 16, 8:49pm -

Coin World

  • Wrong planchets can suffer from defective plating process
    By Mike DiamondCollectors’ Clearinghouse: Errors & Varieties by Mike Diamond: Wrong planchets can suffer from defective plating process...Since their introduction in 1982, the copper-plated zinc planchets used for Lincoln cents have been affected…
    - 24 Feb 14, 12:59pm -
  • Howling Wolf on new RCM gold bullion coin
    By Jeff StarckThe Royal Canadian Mint used the World Money Fair in that city to showcase Canada’s new silver and gold bullion coins fe...Berlin may be an unfamiliar setting for Canadian wildlife, but on Feb. 5 the Royal Canadian Mint used the Wor…
    - 24 Feb 14, 12:58pm -
  • ANACS certifies Liberty Dollar medallions
    By Paul GilkesANACS is certifying Liberty Dollars. These were introduced as a private, voluntary barter currency in 1998 by monetary a...Collectors are submitting Liberty Dollar medallions for third-party certifications and encapsulation. ANACS has…
    - 24 Feb 14, 12:57pm -
  • George Walton heirs donate $100,000 to ANA
    By Paul GilkesThe American Numismatic Association’s Numismatic Diploma Program will be updated and digitized thanks to the donation.The American Numismatic Association’s Numismatic Diploma Program will be updated and digitized thanks to a $100,…
    - 24 Feb 14, 12:56pm -
  • The 'other' 1859 cent
    By Q. David BowersThe Joys of Collecting by Q. David Bowers: The 'other' 1859 cent — Issue struck with reverse of 1860You probably know about the regular 1859 Indian Head cent — an issue for which 36.4 million coins were struck.The Flying E…
    - 21 Feb 14, 2:59pm -
  • Seated Liberty dime varieties
    By Steve RoachGerry Fortin’s online resource the “Top 100 Liberty Seated Dime Varieties” will be used by Numismatic Guaranty Corp.Numismatic Guaranty Corp. recently announced that it will attribute Seated Liberty dime varieties listed in Gerr…
    - 21 Feb 14, 2:58pm -
  • Mint State silver Eagles
    By Scott SchechterMaking Moderns by Scott Schechter: Mint State silver Eagles — Building a basic set of popular issue.Silver American Eagles have emerged as the most popular collector series of the 2010s. As evidence, consider that 43 million Ame…
    - 21 Feb 14, 2:57pm -

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