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The Year in Modern Coins, Looking Back at 2011

The Year in Modern Coins, Looking Back at 2011

Posted by Scott Schechter, NGC Vice President Scott Schechter reviews new discoveries and new issues of modern US coinage in 2011. 2011 has been a very significant year for modern US coinage. A handful of new discoveries and new issues make... read more »

 

Each issue in the Saint-Gaudens $20 series has a unique story – FUN auction sets tone for year

Each issue in the Saint-Gaudens $20 series has a unique story – FUN auction sets tone for year

By Steve Roach – www.steveroachonline.com Reposted on CoinWeek with Permission First published in the January 2, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World The auctions associated with the Florida United Numismatists convention, set for Orlando... read more »

 

Their Market is Dead: “Early” Commemorative Silver Half Dollars Can Now Be Bought For “Pennies on the Dollar”!

Their Market is Dead: “Early” Commemorative Silver Half Dollars Can Now Be Bought For “Pennies on the Dollar”!

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com In my last column I wrote about “early” United States Mint commemorative coins struck between 1892 and 1954.  These are legal tender silver half dollars, struck by the U.S. Mint, which... read more »

 

PNG Sends Tipster First Reward In Theft Case, Total Could Be $175,250 If All Pledges Fulfilled

PNG Sends Tipster First Reward In Theft Case, Total Could Be $175,250 If All Pledges Fulfilled

(Temecula, California) — The Professional Numismatists Guild has issued the first $2,500 in pledged rewards totaling $175,250 to New Jersey coin dealer Ken Starrett whose tip to investigators led to the recovery of rare coins and bank... read more »

 

Daily Bullion Market Update 12/21/11

Daily Bullion Market Update 12/21/11

By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com GOLD Gold stayed above $1,600 per ounce for the past 24 hours. Gold traded from $1,604 to $1,630 on heavy volume as the European Central offered unlimited three-year loans to banks, who were urged to... read more »

 

London Gold Market Report 12/21/11 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 12/21/11 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Wednesday 21 December, 08:45 EST Gold “Does Not Offer Comfort in Liquidity Crunch”, European Banks “Could Not Refuse” ECB’s “Free Money” Offer U.S. DOLLAR gold bullion prices... read more »

 

The Coin Analyst: 2012 American Silver Eagles Available for Pre-Order

The Coin Analyst: 2012 American Silver Eagles Available for Pre-Order

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Every year about this time collectors of American silver eagle coins have their own holiday ritual, namely, pre-ordering the next year’s issue. Bullion dealers are currently taking pre-orders for delivery during... read more »

 

Permanent Crisis: The First 5 Years

Permanent Crisis: The First 5 Years

by Adrian Ash BullionVault Tuesday, 20 December 2011 Cheer up! This permanent state of emergency is doing a wonderful nothing to unwind the bubble… SO 2012 will mark the fifth anniversary of the global financial crisis. There’s little... read more »

 

London Gold Market Report 12/20/11 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 12/20/11 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Tuesday 20 December, 08:45 EST Gold “Could Be Weak but Volatile” to End of Year, “Large Scale Liquidity” Required to Restore Confidence to Markets SPOT MARKET gold prices climbed to $1608... read more »

 

Krause Publications Announces 2012 Coin of the Year Winners

Krause Publications Announces 2012 Coin of the Year Winners

IOLA, Wis. (Dec. 19, 2011) – Krause Publications, a leading publisher of coin and paper money books, magazines, and other reference products, has announced the winners of its 2012 Coin of the Year Awards. Ninety-five coins issued in 2010... read more »

 

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Saint Gaudens $20 gold coins (Double Eagles) of Dr. Steven Duckor

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Saint Gaudens $20 gold coins (Double Eagles) of Dr. Steven Duckor

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #86 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds Last week, I wrote about the forty year collecting journey of Dr. Steven Duckor. The focus here is on his set of business... read more »

 

1795 S-79 B-9 Large Cent, sans Edge Reeding, makes debut in Heritage Orlando FUN Auction

1795 S-79 B-9 Large Cent, sans Edge Reeding, makes debut in Heritage Orlando FUN Auction

Possibly the only known “Plain Edge” specimen of this fabled Large Cent; available as part of Heritage Platinum Night FUN Auction, Jan. 5 DALLAS, TX – A possibly unique “Plain Edge” 1795 one cent piece, Fair 2 PCGS, S-79 will be a... read more »

 

London Gold Market Report 12/19/11 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 12/19/11 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Monday 19 December, 08:45 EST Physical Demand “Will Determine Support for Gold” while Selloff was “Driven by Euro Weakness” WHOLESALE MARKET gold bullion prices rose to $1607 an ounce Monday... read more »

 

Rare Coin Road Warrior – December 2011

Rare Coin Road Warrior – December 2011

Happy Holidays Coin Enthusiasts! My name is Vic Bozarth. I am the Rare Coin Road Warrior and my wife Sherri and I own and operate Bozarth Numismatics. We both love our coin show travel, but some days are better than others…… Here we sit... read more »

 

London Gold Market Report 12/16/11 – BullionVault

London Gold Market Report 12/16/11 – BullionVault

from Ben Traynor BullionVault Friday 16 December, 08:45 EST Phys. Demand “Huge” as Gold Touches $1600, but “Bears in Driver’s Seat” as European Govts Fear Possible Downgrades SPOT MARKET gold prices briefly touched... read more »

 
 
 
 
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