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A solid gold ‘Euro’ – Russian coin from an old common currency brings $142,000

A solid gold ‘Euro’ – Russian coin from an old common currency brings $142,000

By Paul Fraser Collectibles It was minted by Nicholas II for a mixed currency which included France, Italy and Greece Last week, Kuenker completed their long anticipated sale of rare Russian Coins, Medals, Orders and Decorations. We focussed... read more »

 

Upward Pressure on Prices for High-End Rare Coins is Building

Upward Pressure on Prices for High-End Rare Coins is Building

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com The rare coin market has been building strength since the immediate shock wore off from the financial meltdown that occurred during the fall of 2008. But this took a year to get started. Buyers,... read more »

 

Book Review – Curry’s Chronicle: Official Journal of the Carson City Coin Collectors of America

Book Review – Curry’s Chronicle: Official Journal of the Carson City Coin Collectors of America

Reno, NV – June 30, 2011 It’s unlikely that anyone outside a small group of collectors of coins from Nevada’s Carson City Mint is familiar with this quarterly publication.  That’s too bad, because the material in it holds appeal not... read more »

 

The Perth Mint July 2011 New Coin Releases

The Perth Mint July 2011 New Coin Releases

The Perth Mint July is already upon us, and as anticipated, we have an exceptional range of new coin releases to showcase this month. The 90th anniversary of the creation of Ginger Meggs, Australia’s longest running comic strip, is celebrated.... read more »

 

Daily Bullion Market Update 6/29/11

Daily Bullion Market Update 6/29/11

By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com GOLD Gold rallied in Asia as news from Greece indicated that the parliament was going to pass the austerity plan. Finally, in the face of a nationwide 48-hour strike and violent clashes in the Greek... read more »

 

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Dimes

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Dimes

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #59 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The U.S. Mint has produced dimes almost every year since 1796. Until 1964, dimes consisted of an alloy of 90% silver... read more »

 

20 Interesting, Undervalued U.S. Gold Coins You Can Buy for Less Than $5,000

20 Interesting, Undervalued U.S. Gold Coins You Can Buy for Less Than $5,000

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com In a recent blog, I mentioned the fact that the entry level to become a buyer of interesting United States gold coins was a much lower barrier than many new collectors realize. I mentioned some general... read more »

 

Daily Bullion Market Update 6/28/11

Daily Bullion Market Update 6/28/11

By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com GOLD Gold is trading at $1,501.40 at 11am PDT, up $3.20 per ounce as the current correction ends and the market starts to build a new trading range and base. The middle class is emerging in China,... read more »

 

Recently discovered 1842-O Liberty Eagle sold by GreatCollections for $57,970

Recently discovered 1842-O Liberty Eagle sold by GreatCollections for $57,970

Rarity purchased in 1960s for just $225 June 28, 2011, Irvine, Calif. – GreatCollections successfully auctioned the 1842-O $10 Liberty Eagle PCGS MS-60 CAC, after spirited online bidding took the final winning bid to $57,970. The winning bidder... read more »

 

Legend Coin Market Report: FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR-A GOOD ONE!

Legend Coin Market Report: FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR-A GOOD ONE!

By Laura Sperber – Rare Coin Market Report THE POTENTIAL OF RARE COINS Our expectations of 2011 were for it to be good. Not only has it been good, we are way ahead of last years record numbers. For the first half of 2011, Legend... read more »

 

Paul Fraser’s Top Five…Spectacular and Unique Rare Coin Sales

Paul Fraser’s Top Five…Spectacular and Unique Rare Coin Sales

By Paul Fraser Collectibles If you ever have only one penny to your name, make sure it is one of these fantastic coins… How many coins do you need to have to be wealthy? The answer is, not as many as you’d think. Rare, unique and... read more »

 

Daily Bullion Market Update 6/27/11

Daily Bullion Market Update 6/27/11

By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com GOLD Gold was down $38.20 last week, closing at $1,500.90 per ounce. Gold dropped $52.50 on Thursday and Friday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke gave no hint of the next round of quantitative easing... read more »

 

NGC Ancients: The Roman Civil War of A.D. 68–69, Year of Five Emperors

NGC Ancients: The Roman Civil War of A.D. 68–69, Year of Five Emperors

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. The concept of civil war was quite familiar to the ancient Romans as well — with this in mind, NGC Ancients examines the... read more »

 

PCGS Hosts Tantalizing First Peek at Finest U.S. Type Set at Chicago ANA Show

PCGS Hosts Tantalizing First Peek at Finest U.S. Type Set at Chicago ANA Show

Surpasses Famed Eliasberg Type Set (Rosemont, Illinois) — The veil will be intriguingly lifted when highlights of what is now the all-time finest U.S. type set ever assembled of coins dated 1792 – 1964 will be publicly displayed... read more »

 

Daily Bullion Market Update 6/24/11

Daily Bullion Market Update 6/24/11

By Barry Stuppler – MintStateGold.com GOLD Very active trading in the Gold pits yesterday and today. A spark rally in the U.S. dollar (versus the Euro) and a sizeable correction in the world’s crude oil price have put precious metals... read more »

 
 
 
 
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