September 27, 2011 – The silver 2011 Army Commemorative Coin will be used during the ceremonial coin toss this Saturday during the Army Black Knights’ football game versus Tulane University at Michie Stadium. The coin will be provided by... read more »
News & Analysis on rare coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #74
A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds
On Oct. 14th, in Pittsburgh, the Norweb-Richmond 1854-S Quarter Eagle (U.S. $2½ gold coin) will be offered by Heritage in... read more »
Offered at Kuenker next week, the piece presents an extraordinary image of Alexandra Feodorovna
By Paul Frazier Collectibles
As we’ve reported, Kuenker has a series of exciting numismatic auctions coming up next week which including a... read more »
At Champion’s Hong Kong Auction 15, on August 28, 2011, a 1992 China Compass 2000 Yuan 1 Kg Gold graded NGC PF 69 Ultra Cameo realized US $1,298,000. This sale set a new world record price for a modern kilogram gold Chinese certified coin.
The... read more »
by Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com
For many 19th century gold issues, it is as important to know the grade distribution as it is the overall rate of survival. In this blog, let’s look at grade distribution; namely how the surviving examples... read more »
By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com
I’m back from Europe just in time to see the precious metal markets bottom out. After trading as low as $1,535 per ounce in Asian trading Monday, it appears Gold has found support at $1,600... read more »
Pinnacle is delighted to announce the purchase of the number one PCGS Registry set of Proof Barber Half Dollars, assembled by longtime client and astute collector Peter Kevorkian. You can view images of the set in our gallery.
Proof Barber... read more »
**Largest Known Silver Shipwreck Cargo to be Recovered Under UK Government Contract**
Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMEX) announced today that it has confirmed the identity and location of the shipwreck site of the SS Gairsoppa nearly... read more »
IOLA, Wis. (Sept. 26, 2011) — The sixth edition of Unusual World Coins is now available from Krause Publications.
Edited by George Cuhaj and Tom Michael, the new edition is bigger and better than ever with more than 150 more pages, 1,250... read more »
By Steve Roach – http://www.steveroachonline.com
First published in the October 10 issue of Coin World
The rare coin market continues to expand globally, while closer to home the fall coin show season is in full swing.
For sure, it’s... read more »
All profits from the sale of the Mint’s 2010 Poppy Remembrance Day Collector Card directed to charity
The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to announce that the sales of its 2010 25-cent poppy coin collector card have generated a donation of $100,000... read more »
Sept. 8-9 auction led by $1.39+ million 1909 Korean Gold Coin set and $546,250 “Ides of March” denarius; Heritage’s most successful World & Ancient coins event to date
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Led by the $6.8 million Norman Jacobs Collection,... read more »
By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com
At 11am PDT, Gold is trading at $1,601.17, down $57.03 per ounce on strong trading.
Today as we saw Europe open, Gold started to show support around the $1600 level on news of the European Union... read more »
IOLA, Wis. (September 19, 2011) — Krause Publications, a worldwide leader in coin and paper money books, magazines, online products and events, has released a new book that takes a fun look into the minds of collectors — One Coin... read more »
(Lincroft, New Jersey) – A 1794 Flowing Hair U.S. silver dollar, owned by collector Bruce Moreland and formerly owned by the Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation, now has been sold by Legend Numismatics, Inc. (www.LegendCoin.com) of... read more »