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Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Choosing Grades, for Beginning & Intermediate Collectors

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Choosing Grades, for Beginning & Intermediate Collectors

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #134 ….. When I wrote about 1904 Philadelphia Mint Half Dollars two weeks ago, I pointed out that a 1904 half... read more »

 

Popularity of Collecting Euro Coins caticonslite_bm_alt

Popularity of Collecting Euro Coins

Nana Kaminski, Numiscom, Germany Interviewer: David Lisot The Euro was introduced in Europe in 1999 and created a new series of both coins and paper money. Collectors have embraced collecting the new money. We talk to one dealer who shares about... read more »

 

KOLBE & FANNING SALE 126 RESULTS

KOLBE & FANNING SALE 126 RESULTS

Results Strong for Early Catalogues Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers held their 126th sale of important numismatic literature from around the world on October 4. The 1092-lot sale featured material from several different consignors,... read more »

 

APMEX BULLION CENTER DEBUTS ON EBAY

APMEX BULLION CENTER DEBUTS ON EBAY

by Al Doyle -  exclusively for CoinWeek.com ……. In recognition of the strong and growing market for precious metals, eBay and APMEX have teamed up to launch the APMEX Bullion Center on eBay. Beginning October 16th, eBay customers... read more »

 

Legend-Morphy auction premiere scores big with $143K price on $20 gold coin

Legend-Morphy auction premiere scores big with $143K price on $20 gold coin

A 1911 $20 PCGS proof 66+ CAC – one of only 100 coins of its type ever minted – topped Legend-Morphy’s Oct. 10 premiere auction event with an above-estimate price of $143,750. An especially fine example, the coin offered by Legend-Morphy... read more »

 

New Book Available: “Polymer Bank Notes of the World” caticonslite_bm_alt

New Book Available: “Polymer Bank Notes of the World”

Stane Straus, Author Interviewer: David Lisot A new book about the material that is replacing paper to make paper money has been written. Polymer is the material that it seems will one day replace all our bank notes. Find out about why this... read more »

 

Dallas Texas and the History of American Coin Collecting

Dallas Texas and the History of American Coin Collecting

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… I am headed to Dallas later this week to attend the upcoming ANA National Money show. Going to Dallas is always a little bittersweet for me. I lived in The Big D for a significant... read more »

 

NGC and Third Party Grading in Europe. VIDEO caticonslite_bm_alt

NGC and Third Party Grading in Europe. VIDEO

Richard Stein, Director of European Operations, NGC International Interviewer: David Lisot Europeans have been slow to accept third party grading and encapsulation for their coins. NGC is one of the largest grading companies in the world and... read more »

 

Five Hilariously Bad YouTube Coin Videos caticonslite_bm_alt

Five Hilariously Bad YouTube Coin Videos

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. YouTube, that veritable cornucopia of pirated television shows, videos for every album track ever, and annoying oranges, continues to surprise us with the sheer depth of topics with... read more »

 

The Coin Analyst: PCGS First Strike Proof-70 San Francisco Sets Are On Fire

The Coin Analyst: PCGS First Strike Proof-70 San Francisco Sets Are On Fire

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… By the end of October the U.S. Mint plans to complete the process of fulfilling orders for the 2012 San Francisco two-coin American silver eagle proof set. Sometime after that it will announce the final mintage... read more »

 

Building a Type Set as a Rare Coin Investment Strategy

Building a Type Set as a Rare Coin Investment Strategy

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com …….  In general, segments of the coin market appreciate together, rather than by specific coin issues that pull away from the rest of the pack – such as 1909-S VDB Lincoln cents,... read more »

 

CoinPlex Joins Forces With PNG

CoinPlex Joins Forces With PNG

CoinPlex, an online trading network for dealers buying and selling certified U.S. coins, is now serving members of the Professional Numismatists Guild as the PNG’s official coin trading network. The relationship brings together a relatively... read more »

 

ROYAL CANADIAN MINT DELIVERS A BOUNTY OF NEW COLLECTOR COINS

ROYAL CANADIAN MINT DELIVERS A BOUNTY OF NEW COLLECTOR COINS

Ottawa, Ontario, As its reputation for expanding the variety and creativity of coin manufacturing keeps growing, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to present its customers with a bountiful array of new collector coins. Its latest product release... read more »

 

Künker Auction and Market Report. VIDEO caticonslite_bm_alt

Künker Auction and Market Report. VIDEO

Ulrich Künker, Künker Coin Auctions, Germany Interviewer: David Lisot Künker is one of the largest auction firms in Europe and holds regular auctions for ancient and world coins. Ulrich Künker shares why his firm comes to the Numismata,... read more »

 

Numismata Berlin 2012 Convention Report. VIDEO caticonslite_bm_alt

Numismata Berlin 2012 Convention Report. VIDEO

Angela Mayboroda, Public Relations, Numismata Interviewer: David Lisot Numismata holds coin and stamp convention in different cities in Europe. Public relations for Numismata are handled by Angela Mayboroda who shares what is involved in holding... read more »

 
 
 
 
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