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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 …
    - 53 days ago, 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 →
    - 73 days ago, 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…
    - 94 days ago, 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

  • newGold on a Fed-driven tear
    Gold has rallied about 4% since the last week’s Fed meeting, as investors price in a dovish extension of the current low-interest rate policy.
    - 3 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newHenry P. Kendall Foundation Coins on sale in March
    Over half a century, the collector Henry P. Kendall amassed one of the most extraordinary collections of early American coinage ever. Though the collection is wide-ranging and includes some very rare early paper currency and Confederate coins, Kendal…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newGold targeting $1,200 again after “awful” U.S. durable-goods report
    Gold was back hammering away at the psychologically important $1,200 level Wednesday after another weak U.S. durable-goods order cast doubt on the Federal Reserve’s ability to raise interest rates soon.
    - 4 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newInflation picks up as outgoing Fed hawk warns of the “velocity of money”
    Inflation is back on the move thanks in part to rising gasoline prices, according to February’s Consumer Price Index. But whether the Federal Reserve will use the latest data as a rationale to initiate its first interest-rate hike since 2006 remain…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newPension funds risking your retirement with bets on startups’ stocks
    Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen and her colleagues got a lot of attention in July 2014 when they warned that valuations for biotech and social-media stocks “do appear substantially stretched.”
    - 5 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newGold to $1,300 in “the next 2 months,” BofA expert says
    On a five-day winning streak, gold was trading at more than two-week highs Tuesday, powered by increasing confidence that the Federal Reserve will remain highly accommodative on interest rates, but even more importantly by the festering debt crisis i…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newNext crisis “could make 2008 look like a hiccup”
    If you were looking for a wakeup call on the pressing need for diversification in gold before the next financial crisis, or a clear-cut explanation of why the Federal Reserve’s potential imminent rate hike could unleash a relentless series of falli…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newChina continues “pushing to broaden the country’s gold trade”
    The London gold price-setting procedure underwent a monumental change Friday, when the ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) assumed management of the process.
    - 9 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newBillionaire investor, top central bank warn low rates could fuel civil unrest
    A highly respected and very wealthy investor was the subject of an almost unbelievable headline in Zero Hedge this week: “Paul Tudor Jones Warns This ‘Disastrous Market Mania’ Will End ‘By Revolution, Taxes, Or War.’”
    - 9 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newGold marches higher as HSBC predicts U.S. dollar has peaked
    Gold continued its recovery in the wake of Wednesday’s dovish-leaning Federal Reserve policy statement and subsequent press conference by Janet Yellen. The metal was up a third day in a row, rising more than 1% to hit two-week highs Friday as the d…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newFirst ad for ailing consumer sector
    Many economists blame a stagnant consumer spending for the economy’s slow recovery, and while job and wage growth will help, many families are still one disaster away from bankruptcy. That catastrophe often comes in the form of medical debt, brough…
    - 10 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • Fire Sale
    American companies are the target of foreign acquisitions more than they are the acquirer, and that’s because the U.S. tax code puts them at a disadvantage, says a new study by the Business Roundtable and Ernst & Young.
    - 11 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • 1849 Oregon Beaver Coin valued at more than a quarter million on display in Portland
    A rare gold coin, struck a full decade before Oregon was a state, sold this summer for more than a quarter million dollars. Eugene collector David Nelkin purchased the coin from a collector in Chicago. Although Nelkin wouldn’t divulge how much he p…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 12:00am -

Blanchard Economic Research Unit

  • Coin Investing: The $5 Billion Elephant In The Room
    Though many investors recognize the long-term value that gold-bullion assets can bring to a diversified portfolio, the Blanchard and Company team encourages consumers to consider what rare coins can add in value.
    - 16 Jan 14, 4:07pm -
  • Collecting Gold Coins Can Be A "Rewarding" Hobby, In More Ways Than One
    Collecting rare and commemorative coins often starts out as a hobby, but with the right focus, numismatics can evolve into a smart investment strategy. Hobbies are expressions of personal interests that help us pleasantly pass the time, and they a…
    - 2 Dec 13, 3:44pm -
  • Do Peak Debt And Peak Government Mean Peak Dollar?
    "It is perhaps a good time for the befuddled world to start considering building a de-Americanized world." That's what China's state-owned Xinhua news agency wrote Oct. 13 in expressing frustration over the U.S. government shutdown and debt-ceiling…
    - 18 Oct 13, 3:52pm -
  • The Case For Investing In Gold
    The last two years have been disappointing for gold investors, and what happened [the week of Sept. 16-20] to the yellow metal epitomized the frustrating price movement. After the Fed startled the markets by announcing that it was going to continu…
    - 1 Oct 13, 11:34am -
  • Cage Match: Janet Yellen Vs. Lawrence Summers for Fed Chair
    With Ben Bernanke's term as Federal Reserve chief expiring in January, rumors are swirling about who his successor will be. Though dark-horse candidates can't be ruled out, two contenders appear to be finalists: current Fed Vice Chairwoman Janet Y…
    - 2 Sep 13, 3:36pm -
  • The case for more inflation
    Talk of the Federal Reserve eventually tapering its stimulus program has many observers concerned about how monetary tightening might affect equities, bonds, commodities, and international securities. But at least inflation remains in check. That'…
    - 31 Jul 13, 1:56pm -
  • Rates Spike, Banking Freezes in China: A Lehman Moment?
    In late June, China's seven-day repo rate -- a benchmark used to gauge the rate at which Chinese banks lend to each other -- spiked to as high as 28%, down from as low as 2.78% in May. Interbank rates in China are more volatile than in the U.S. or…
    - 1 Jul 13, 3:39pm -

Gainesville Coins Market News

Stacks Bowers

Ancient Coin Collecting

  • Surviving the chase
    Once I heard about a collector who didn't care what he had to pay for a coin, and cared even less what he could eventually sell his collection for.  I have yet to meet him, but he probably does exist—somewhere.  More typically, collectors envisio…
    - 45 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 5:49pm -
  • Analysis: one of the joys of ancient coin collecting
    Mardin, Najm al-Din AlpiAD 1152-1176 (AH 547-572)Gemini / Virgo and MercuryDid you ever look at the image on an ancient coin and wonder, why did they choose this particular image? If the coin happens to bear the portrait of a king or emperor, the a…
    - 45 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 4:53pm -
  • Did the Ancients believe the Earth was round?
    A debate over whether the ancients knew the world is round has been simmering for centuries, and still pops up now and then.  In the February 1998 issue of The Celator, Michael Marotta presented a well thought out argument for the affirmative ("Anci…
    - 45 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 4:26am -
  • Truth is still important
    My post of last week provoked a response that deserves some attention.  A Punk Archaeologist @adreinhard posted on Twitter three Facebook profile photos of me with bold captioned "quotes":1. "The AIA taps your phones to find out where your archaeolo…
    - 47 days ago, 9 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins
    Some ACCG members have asked what they can do to assure that the purchases they make are legal.  One might theoretically ask the same question about many objects or substances that are traded domestically and internationally.  The ACCG web site off…
    - 28 Aug 11, 3:13pm -
  • The Roman Dodecahedron
    An article in Fox News recently asked for reader opinions on the purpose of an unusual artifact that is found in widely dispersed areas and has apparently stumped scholars for centuries.  Here's my guess as to its purpose:This is a game piece simil…
    - 12 Jun 11, 4:42pm -
  • Dancing with the Universe
    With kind permission of John HookerI'm sure that most are quite familiar with the infamous Wanborough Hoard of Atrebates coins. As the link here describes, it was a badly mishandled discovery which became a major impetus for the new Treasure Act to…
    - 2 Feb 11, 5:48pm -
  • How old is "Ancient"?
    The classification of cultures generally tracks along two interrelated lines: chronological and geographical. For centuries, coin collectors struggled with the lack of a coherent system for cataloguing the vast array of issues from antiquity through…
    - 11 Nov 10, 9:44pm -

Coin Update

  • newBrief History of the National Numismatic Collection
    My first encounter with the Smithsonian collection of numismatics occurred nearly three decades ago. While in the Washington D.C. area I planned a visit to the Smithsonian Museum of American History to see what coins they might have on exhibit.   M…
    - 22 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 6:43pm -
  • newProminent Spanish Saint Honored on Latest Silver Crown Coin
    The Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre in conjunction with the Casa Real de Espana have issued (27th March) a new coin which pays tribute to Saint Teresa of Jesus, also known as Teresa of Ávila (1515 – 1582) on the occasion of the 500th anniversa…
    - 23 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 5:24pm -
  • newPobjoy Mint “Great Easter Egg Hunt” Competition
    The Marketing department of the Pobjoy Mint have announced today (27th March) an Easter promotion which enables web-surfers who are also collectors of modern coins, an opportunity to enter their Great Easter Egg Hunt competition. The competition is h…
    - 24 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 4:16pm -
  • newPerth Mint 2015 Chinese Ancient Mythical Creatures High Relief 5oz Silver Proof Coin
    The Perth Mint has started accepting orders for the 2015 Chinese Ancient Mythical Creatures High Relief 5oz Silver Proof Coin. The coin features dramatic depictions of the blue dragon, white tiger, red phoenix, and black tortoise. According to ancien…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 9:42pm -
  • new2015-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle Available
    The United States Mint has started accepting orders for the 2015-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle. This represents an additional collectible versions of the popular bullion coin, following the release of the standard proof version earlier this ye…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 8:36pm -
  • newUS Mint Sales Report: 2015 Native American Dollars Debut
    The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the debut numbers for the 2015 Native American Dollar products as well as the 2014 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. The US Mint opened sales for products containing circul…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 9:12pm -
  • newNew Investment Coins from the Kremnica Mint Feature “Ritual Masks of the World Regions”
    The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of the Congo have launched a new numismatic project which is aimed at the investor as well as coin collector. The gold and silver coins, produced on behalf of the Finance Ministry of the Republic of the Congo…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 5:59pm -
  • newJack Nicklaus Congressional Gold Medal
    At a ceremony held on March 24, 2015 at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, world renowned golfer Jack Nicklaus received the Congressional Gold Medal. The medal was authorized to be awarded under Public Law 113-210, enacted on December 16, 2014. The medal is a…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 4:46pm -
  • newNumismatic Ethics: What is YOUR View?
    Viewers of Coingrader Capsule know where I typically stand on exaggerated lot descriptions in online auctions. I’ve shared my opinion in prior posts. In fact, one of my first 2010 columns in Coin Update–a two-part series titled “They’re back:…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 5:36pm -
  • new2015 United States Mint Proof Set Available
    Today, March 24, 2015, the United States Mint started accepting orders for the 2015 Proof Set. The product features 14 different proof quality coins struck at the San Francisco Mint in their standard compositions. This year’s set features the sixth…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 5:25pm -

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 -

  • newSenate Passes Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act
    On Wednesday, March 25, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act.Numbered S.301 and introduced by Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer on Jan. 29, 2015, the bill...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 15, 3:25pm -
  • newBEP and US Mint at Whitman Coin Expo in Baltimore
    New coins and currency products are available at the Spring Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore, the United States Mint and Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) jointly announced.Held...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:00pm -
  • new2015 Kookaburra 1 Oz Silver Bullion Coin Sells Out
    2015 Australian Kookaburra silver bullion coins in the 1-ounce size sold out, the Perth Mint announced on Monday, March 23. Annually issued since 1990, this year's coin was limited to 500,000.Sales...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 15, 5:04am -
  • newGold Ends at 4-Week High; Extends Streak to 7 Sessions
    Precious metals advanced on Thursday, buoyed by safe-haven demand. Gold extended its winning streak to seven sessions, silver to six and platinum and palladium to two.Gold for April delivery tacked...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 8:22pm -
  • new2015-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle Released
    Earlier today, March 26, the United States Mint started taking orders for the 2015-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle.Produced for collectors from one ounce of .999 fine silver, the uncirculated...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 4:04pm -
  • newUS Mint Sales: 2015 Native American $1 Coins Debut
    Last week, the United States Mint introduced seven new collectible products. They logged solid early sales.The Native American $1 Coin series has annually changing designs with the newest coin...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 1:54pm -
  • newGold Hits 3-Week High; Win Streak to Six Sessions
    Gold prices notched a sixth consecutive session gain on Wednesday and closed at a three-week high.Gold for April delivery settled up $5.60, or 0.5%, to $1,197 an ounce on the Comex division of the...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 9:38pm -
  • newKen Conaway of Ohio Wins 1907 $20 Double Eagle
    Ken Conaway, a U.S. ingot collector from Ohio, won a Mint State 1907 $20 High Relief Double Eagle as the Grand Prize in Heritage Auctions' annual numismatic survey.Around seven years ago, Conaway...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 4:23pm -
  • newUS Government Prints 506.88M Banknotes in February 2015
    The United States government printed more banknotes for circulation in February than in January and during the same time last year, data from the agency responsible for manufacturing American...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 1:44pm -
  • new2014 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set Sales Open at 20,529
    A late release made little difference to the sales start for the 2014-dated Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. Similar to past issues, it enjoyed strong early demand, the latest sales figures from the...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 4:26am -

Numismatic News

  • new2014 Limited Edition proof set finally released
    After a long delay, the United States Mint began sales of the 2014 Limited Edition silver proof set on March 17. A press release from the Mint cited packaging changes as the reason for the wait. By March 22, buyers … Continue reading →
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 7:53pm -
  • newFakes threaten U.S. Mint?
    Fakes have bedeviled coin collectors since our very beginnings. In fact fake ancient coin production in Renaissance Italy might have aided in the improvement of civilization as reigning princes vied with each other to obtain them and to live up … C…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:50pm -
  • newShould a woman replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill?
    Editor Dave Harper wants to know: Should a woman replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill? Let us know your thoughts and feedback on our weekly poll question by entering your comments below or by emailing Dave Harper here: [email protected]
    - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 10:13pm -
  • newOhio collector wins Heritage Auctions’ coin giveaway
    A gold coin worth $12,500 was given to Kevin Conaway as the grand prize in Heritage Auctions annual numismatic survey. The Ohio collector received a 1907 High Relief Wire Rim Saint-Gaudens gold $20 graded MS-60 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. Her…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 10:06pm -
  • newGolfer Jack Nicklaus given gold medal
    Bronze duplicates of a Congressional Gold Medal given to golfer Jack Nicklaus March 24 went on sale to collectors a day later. A three-inch version of the medal is priced at $39.95 while the 1.5-inch medal is $6.95. Nicklaus was … Continue reading…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 10:00pm -
  • newVote for new $20 portrait
    Want to remove a dead president from American paper money? Here is your chance to take a step toward that goal. An online campaign has been launched to put a woman on the $20 Federal Reserve Note by 2020 to … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 2:19pm -
  • newDollar coin idea yet again
    Being a Washington lobbyist in favor of striking $1 coins and abolishing the $1 bill must be a job for life. The idea always fails, but it is try, try again. Putting a workable dollar coin in circulation has been … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 1:51pm -
  • newGet ready for National Coin Week
    National Coin Week is coming. It will run April 19-25. The theme selected for it by the American Numismatic Association is “Building Tomorrows: Inspiration and Innovation at World’s Fairs.” This year is the 100th anniversary of the Panama-Pac…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 1:55pm -
  • newItaly seeks limit on coin imports
    By Mark Fox Italy recently asked the United States to once again extend for another five years the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that restricts the U.S. importation of a wide range of archaeological material, including some ancient “coins of It…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 9:04pm -
  • newPaz seeks ANA board seat
    Idaho collector Oded Paz is running for a seat on the 2015 American Numismatic Association board of governors. “My main goal is bringing the ANA closer to the individual collector, local coin clubs and the smaller coin dealers around the … Contin…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 8:51pm -

Mint News Blog

  • new2015-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle
    Today, March 26, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will start accepting orders for the 2015-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle. This represents a collectible uncirculated version of the popular bullion coin. The US Mint introduced the c…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:56pm -
  • newJack Nicklaus Bronze Medal
    During a ceremony held yesterday at the US Capitol Rotunda, the Congressional Gold Medal was awarded to world-renowned golfer Jack Nicklaus. The medal was authorized to be awarded under Public Law 113-210 in recognition of his service to the Nation i…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 4:18pm -
  • new2015 United States Mint Proof Set
    Tomorrow March 24, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2015 Proof Set. Although sales levels have declined in recent years, this remains one of the Mint’s top selling products by unit volume. The 2015 U…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 7:52pm -
  • new2015 Native American Dollar Rolls, Bags, and Boxes
    Today, March 19, 2015 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for products containing circulating quality 2015 Native American Dollars. This represents the seventh release within the series which has featured annually rot…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 3:33pm -
  • newFebruary 2015 US Mint Circulating Coin Production
    The United States Mint has provided updated circulating coin production figures through the month of February 2015. Preliminary mintage levels are now available for the Homestead National Monument of America Quarter, Harry S. Truman Presidential Doll…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 8:02pm -
  • 2014 United States Mint Limited Edition Silver Proof Set
    Today, March 17, 2015, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2014 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. The release of this set had been delayed due to the extra time needed for the Mint to work on packaging improvements. The Mint ha…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 2:18pm -
  • 2015 First Spouse Gold Coins
    The United States Mint has unveiled the design selections for the 2015 First Spouse Gold Coins. These coins will honor Elizabeth Truman, Mamie Eisenhower, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson, the spouses of the 33rd to 36th Presid…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 8:06pm -

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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