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Commentary & Opinion: Numismatic Dealers – How Many Are Really Professionals?

Commentary & Opinion: Numismatic Dealers – How Many Are Really Professionals?

The following commentary was submitted by Martin Kaplan. Martin  has been a collector for over 50 years, and his current interests are world coins, world banknotes and ancient coins.   The word “professional” carries with it... read more »

 

NGC Exhibits the Moser #1 Morgan Silver Dollar Registry Set at the 2011 ANA World’s Fair of Money

NGC Exhibits the Moser #1 Morgan Silver Dollar Registry Set at the 2011 ANA World’s Fair of Money

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ( www.NGCcoin.com) will host numismatic exhibits at its booth during the 2011 ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. The largest NGC exhibit is the M L Moser Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars, the #1... read more »

 

Numismatic Theatre Schedule Set for Chicago

Numismatic Theatre Schedule Set for Chicago

Numismatic Theatre, a popular feature of the American Numismatic Association’s convention education programs, has been finalized for the 2011 ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money, Aug. 16-20. Numismatic Theatre consists of 30-40 minute presentations... read more »

 

Official Medal for 2011 World’s Fair of Money Honors History of Host City

Official Medal for 2011 World’s Fair of Money Honors History of Host City

The official medal for the American Numismatic Association’s 120th Anniversary Convention, August 16-20 in Chicago, is available for purchase. Artist Jamie Franki, former master designer in the United States Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program,... read more »

 

Important 1792 Fusible Alloy Cent, Judd-2 to be offered in Chicago

Important 1792 Fusible Alloy Cent, Judd-2 to be offered in Chicago

The 1792 pattern cents, Birch cent, half disme, disme, and quarter were the prototypes for what later became the cent, nickel, dime, and quarter that are still the staples of commerce today. These patterns were essential to the development... read more »

 

Rare Gold Shines In $11 Million Summer FUN Auction

Rare Gold Shines In $11 Million Summer FUN Auction

Rare and high quality gold coins dominated the results in our recent 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction. Overall, the prices realized in this auction approached $11.3 million, including the 15% Buyer’s Premium. Top... read more »

 

Daily Bullion Market Update 7/15/11

Daily Bullion Market Update 7/15/11

By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com GOLD Gold continues it’s breakout, now trading up for nine days in a row from the July 1st low of $1,487.  Gold is setting new all-time highs daily, currently trading at $1,591.80 at 11am... read more »

 

Record Bourse, Spectacular Exhibits and Educational Programs Highlight ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago

Record Bourse, Spectacular Exhibits and Educational Programs Highlight ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago

The largest bourse and best numismatic inventory in American Numismatic Association history awaits attendees of the ANA World’s Fair of Money, Aug. 16-20 in Chicago. The country’s premier coin show and convention, at the Donald E. Stephens... read more »

 

What to Buy to Begin Investing In and Building a Collection of Rare Coins

What to Buy to Begin Investing In and Building a Collection of Rare Coins

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com Last week I wrote about “Basic Tools for Buying Rare Coins in Today’s Market.” As I talked about in that article, once you’ve learned the basics of how the rare coin market... read more »

 

Daily Bullion Market Update 7/14/11

Daily Bullion Market Update 7/14/11

By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com GOLD It’s now eight days in a row that Gold has increased in value.  At 11am PDT today gold has set another record all-time high at $1,589.70, up another $5.60 in very active trading. Gold has... read more »

 

Story of the Hobo Nickel caticonslite_bm_alt

Story of the Hobo Nickel

Archie “Rollie” Taylor – President, Original Hobo Nickel Society Interviewer: David Lisot “Rollie” tells the story of the hobo nickel, how it came about and why they are so collectible today. He also discusses... read more »

 

Young Numismatist Jacob Barone on Collecting caticonslite_bm_alt

Young Numismatist Jacob Barone on Collecting

Young Numismatist Jacob Barone on Collecting Interviewer: David Lisot Jacob has come to his first coin show. Find out why he has come, who made him come and what he hopes to achieve. He also discusses whether other kids his age are interested... read more »

 

Senior FUN Member Jeanne Shepherd Remembers caticonslite_bm_alt

Senior FUN Member Jeanne Shepherd Remembers

Jeanne Shepherd, FUN Volunteer Interviewer: David Lisot Jeanne is the daughter of Robert Hendershott who founded the FUN organization in 1955. She reminisces about the early days of the hobby and how FUN has changed over the years. 4:44 Senior... read more »

 

Comments from the FUN President caticonslite_bm_alt

Comments from the FUN President

Tony Swicer, FUN President Interviewer: David Lisot Tony Swicer recently assumed the office of presidency for the FUN organization and the summer convention is the first to occur during his term of office. Tony discusses what factors may be... read more »

 

FUN Summer 2011 Opening Ceremony caticonslite_bm_alt

FUN Summer 2011 Opening Ceremony

Tony Swicer, FUN President Tony delivers the opening remarks at the FUN Summer Coin Convention in Orlando. The FUN Convention is one of the most successful coin shows in America. Hear why and see the volunteers who make it all possible. 2:59 ... read more »

 
 
 
 
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