2011 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin Now Available
The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2011 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin on May 19 at noon Eastern Time (ET). There is no mintage or household order limit for this... read more »
By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com -
One of the more popular entries in the DWN Blogospehere is the “Hot/Not” feature. Its been a while since I’ve written one of these, and with groundbreaking ideas not exactly teeming in my little... read more »
Gold was up $9.70 an ounce today, closing the day’s trading at $1,494.10 on average volume. Gold did benefit from increased buying overnight in India and China, supported by higher Crude Oil and equities prices in the world’s financial... read more »
Discovery Ranks Among the Finest Known.
GreatCollections is proud to auction a newly discovered Mint State 1842-O Eagle, which ranks among the finest known.
The coin was originally purchased in the early 1960s for $225 at Woodward and Lothrop,... read more »
by Dr. Thomas F. Fitzgerald – The California Numismatist
Almost 60 years had passed since the two-cent piece was first proposed by a Senator in 1806. In 1864 this denomination finally became a reality during the coinage problems as a result... read more »
News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #53
A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds
More than twenty years ago, there was a rage for Three Cent Nickels. During the rare coin boom from 2002 to 2008, however, hardly anyone mentioned... read more »
Baldwin’s are delighted to be offering The David Heuer Collection of Ancient Greek and Roman, British and Foreign coins as part of their 4th June Argentum auction. The collection comprises 151 lots amassed by the Heuer family during the... read more »
Silver tetradrachm of Naxos in Sicily brings $174,800 to lead the way
A spectacular silver tetradrachm of Naxos in Sicily, struck circa 415 BC, brought $174,800 and a gold medallion of the Roman Emperor Constantius II fetched $126,500 at the... read more »
by Walt Ostromecki, NLG – The California Numismatist
According to early Southern California lore and legend, there lies a fortune in gold ore, bars and coins still buried deep in the cold murky mud on the ocean bottom of the San... read more »
In an overall boom market for gold and silver, there will be periodic bouts of profit-taking, where prices dip for a short-time. Also, as I have explained multiple times before, the US government, its trading partners, and its allies, have... read more »
By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com
First published in the May 30, 2011, issue of Coin World
The Heritage Platinum Night auction on April 28 was led by gold coins, with classic U.S. Proof gold coins achieving the six highest prices... read more »
by Bill Febuary – The California Numismatist
Over the years I have known some pretty influential people in the “World of Numismatics.” I want to relate how each one of these individuals directed my way of thinking about how... read more »
Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com
I published the second edition of my book on Dahlonega gold coinage in 2003. A lot of time has passed since then and, as part of the upcoming third edition, I’m going to be including a chapter in the new... read more »
Hear comments from EAC club members, why they join and what it is about these coins that are so fascinating.
Some of these folks have never been to an EAC Convention before and they explain what it is like to attend.
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When members of the Early American Coppers gather for one of their conventions participants bring coins with them to sell and trade as well as those in their collections.
On opening night of the convention everyone gathers for what is called... read more »