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Kolbe & Fanning Announce Numismatic Literature Sale 122

Kolbe & Fanning Announce Numismatic Literature Sale 122

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce that over 1400 lots of rare and desirable numismatic literature are featured in their Mail Bid Sale 122, closing on September 15, 2011. Particularly rich in rare and desirable... read more »

 

Daily Bullion Market Update 8/3/11

Daily Bullion Market Update 8/3/11

By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com GOLD With the Dollar getting hammered, and the Worlds Equity Markets down sharply, including the DJIA down nine days in a row, we are seeing a run to safety. Gold is the ultimate safe haven investment.... read more »

 

Downies Presents the 2011 Tasmanian Tiger Lenticular Coin

Downies Presents the 2011 Tasmanian Tiger Lenticular Coin

Uniquely beautiful, majestically powerful and once abundant, the Thylacine was an animal like no other. Paying tribute to the last of this species, Downies is proud to announce the newest additions to their unwavering range, the 2011 Tasmanian... read more »

 

Daily Bullion Market Update 8/2/11

Daily Bullion Market Update 8/2/11

By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com GOLD With the debt ceiling issue behind us, and a brief selloff in Gold, we are ready to move higher.  The gold market is setting new All-highs again amid concerns over a double-dip recession coupled... read more »

 

The Perth Mint – August 2011 Product Releases

The Perth Mint – August 2011 Product Releases

The Perth Mint This year’s beautiful Celebrate Australia releases portray stunning Australian landscapes and marine environments inscribed on the World Heritage List. Struck in aluminium bronze these lovely coins make a wonderful memento... read more »

 

Protecting Valuables: Commercial Safe or Bank Safe Deposit Box?

Protecting Valuables: Commercial Safe or Bank Safe Deposit Box?

Richard Schwary – California Numismatic Investments Salt Lake City police investigate coin theft from residence / Burglars steal heavy gun safe containing $500,000-plus in coins: This headline along with the sad story was written by Paul... read more »

 

Daily Bullion Market Update 8/1/11

Daily Bullion Market Update 8/1/11

By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com GOLD Late Sunday afternoon President Barack Obama and U.S. congressional leaders announced an agreement to cut an initial $1 Trillion from federal government deficit spending and more than $2 Trillion... read more »

 

PCGS Will Display and Sponsor Eye-Opening Exhibits at Chicago ANA

PCGS Will Display and Sponsor Eye-Opening Exhibits at Chicago ANA

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) will sponsor a wide range of amazing exhibits and informative presentations at the American Numismatic Association’s Chicago World’s Fair of Money, August 16 – 20, 2011. The... read more »

 

Specialist areas provide coins with rich stories

Specialist areas provide coins with rich stories

By Steve Roach – www.steveroachonline.com First published in the Aug. 15, 2011, issue of Coin World “People don’t just want to buy an object, they want to buy a story.” Nicolas Chow, Sotheby’s head of Chinese works of art — a... read more »

 

Coin Profile: 1802 Half Dime, a Landmark Rarity

Coin Profile: 1802 Half Dime, a Landmark Rarity

In all of U.S. numismatics there are only a handful of regular issue coins that can compare in absolute rarity to the 1802 half dime. For any numismatic observer, it is the measure of a great collection. The presence of an 1802 half dime is... read more »

 

Daily Bullion Market Update 7/28/11

Daily Bullion Market Update 7/28/11

By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com GOLD As the pressure builds on Congress to provide Debt Ceiling legislation that would pass both houses and be signed into law by the President, we are seeing higher volume and volatility in the... read more »

 

Stack’s Bowers Presents the Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of Educational Notes August 17

Stack’s Bowers Presents the Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of Educational Notes August 17

Paper Money Guaranty “The most important US paper money lot ever offered!” At this year’s World’s Fair of Money in August, the official convention of the American Numismatic Association in Chicago, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will present... read more »

 

Dillon Gage to Open Larger Precious Metals Refinery in Dallas

Dillon Gage to Open Larger Precious Metals Refinery in Dallas

Company’s new facility now has twice the capacity to chemically remove diamonds from their settings. This summer, Dillon Gage Metals will move to a brand new precious metals refinery in Dallas that’s bigger and more state of the... read more »

 

New Market Trends Emerge from Changes in Coin Grading

New Market Trends Emerge from Changes in Coin Grading

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com The coin market is at the leading edge of an emerging trend in coin grading and coin pricing. It started four years ago with the recognition of premium quality coins by CAC, Certified Acceptance... read more »

 

A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins

A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins

BY Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com There is no getting around the fact that doctoring of rare United States gold coins is a problem in the market. Doctoring is not new. I’ve heard stories of American collectors and dealers “messing”... read more »

 
 
 
 
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