Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #223
A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds…..
A very substantial number of pre-1793 items from the Eric... read more »
Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Medal Design Candidates Revealed…
Michael White of the United States Mint Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek, the following candidate designs under consideration for the Fallen Heroes of 9/11... read more »
The Royal Mint commemorates the 70th Anniversary of D-Day landings…
The Royal Mint is to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day with a specially commissioned official £5 crown for Alderney imagining a poignant moment from 6 June 1944... read more »
Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter.
This week, E-Sylum reader and Connecticut-based numismatist Bob Hewey proposes... read more »
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The American Numismatic Association and the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association are teaming up to promote their conventions in August 2014. The ANA’s World’s Fair of Money will be held August... read more »
from the CoinWeek news desk….
Michael White of the United States Mint Office of Corporate Communications forwarded CoinWeek an annotated list of candidate designs for the 2015 March of Dimes Commemorative Dollar.
This commemorative coin... read more »
By Louis Golino for CoinWeek
The U.S. Mint Comments on the Matter of Baseball Hall of Fame Coin Shipping Delays
LG- “As best I can tell orders placed during the first 30-60 minutes online have shipped, and the rest are waiting... read more »
By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Hot Topics
THE OPINIONS AND COMMENTS IN THIS ARTICLE ARE THOSE OF THE WRITER ALONE AND DO NOT REPRESENT THE VIEWS OF LEGEND NUMISMATICS, LM AUCTIONS OR ANY OTHER COMPANY,ORGANIZATION OR INDIVIDUAL(S)
TIME... read more »
A very interesting piece of Canadian history has surfaced recently…..
A token of the North West Company, competitors of the Hudson Bay Company, will be offered in the next Geoffrey Bell Auctions sale, May 30 2014 at the Toronto Reference... read more »
First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature
By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….
The Dollar of 1804: The U.S. Mint’s Hidden Secret (…as revealed by... read more »
First Finders of Famous S.S. Central America Treasure Accuse Odyssey Marine of Trespassing, Ask Federal Marshals to Seize Recovered “Ship of Gold” Items
Federal court motions claiming misappropriation and trespass were filed on... read more »
By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com
CoinWeek Content Partner……….
I define a “Trophy Coin” as one which suitably combines rarity, appearance, and a great story in one neat package. Trophy coins aren’t necessarily the rarest pieces... read more »
Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC …………….
Numismatics welcoming a new audience – type coins a great starting point
In the event that you haven’t heard, numismatics continues to be a very exciting topic of conversation. Much... read more »
CoinWeek Club News….
The Metropolitan Coin Club of Atlanta (MCCA) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. As part of the celebration, the club had a banquet March 29th with 72 members and guests attending. Special guests included... read more »
By David Provost for CoinWeek…..
My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series derived from my original research in the records of Congress and/or... read more »