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US Mint Director Edmund Moy Resigns

US Mint Director Edmund Moy Resigns

Director of the United States Mint Edmund C. Moy announced today that he has submitted his resignation to President Barack Obama, effective January 9, 2011. Mr Moy reportedly will depart for a private-sector job, however the Mint didn’t... read more »

 

Malibu Collection Part II Anchors Bowers and Merena’s January 2011 Rarities Sale

Malibu Collection Part II Anchors Bowers and Merena’s January 2011 Rarities Sale

Nearly 1,700 lots to cross the auction block in Tampa, FL immediately prior to FUN Bowers and Merena, one of the world’s preeminent auctioneers for rare coins and currency, will conduct the January Rarities Sale as its first event of 2011.... read more »

 

Coin Profiles: Unique 1834 Original Half Dollar O-104, Ex: Brand, Norweb

Coin Profiles: Unique 1834 Original Half Dollar O-104, Ex: Brand, Norweb

1834 Capped Bust Half Dollar PR65 NGC. O-104, Unique as a Proof. Only a few proof 1834 half dollars are known, mostly restrikes from the dies used to produce the Crushed Lettered Edge coins. In the catalog of the George “Buddy” Byers... read more »

 

Historic proof sets and ‘Stella’ pattern coins present momentous opportunities for collectors at FUN

Historic proof sets and ‘Stella’ pattern coins present momentous opportunities for collectors at FUN

1834 and 1846 proof sets from private collection released as part of Heritage’s Jan. 6 FUN Platinum Night offerings in Tampa, FL Two rare early proof sets and a remarkable set of six pattern coins associated with the famous “Stella” coinage... read more »

 

Proof-Only Gold Coins

Proof-Only Gold Coins

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com The presence of a number of important Type Three Proof Liberty Head double eagles in the upcoming 2011 FUN auction got me to thinking about . What are these coins, why are they important and do they deserve... read more »

 

Three Big Rarities Offered at FUN Auctions

Three Big Rarities Offered at FUN Auctions

By Steve Roach – First published in the Jan. 3, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World – Rare Coin Market Report For the past few years, arguably the main annual event for the rare coin market has been the massive Heritage auctions... read more »

 

Ponterio & Associates Kicks-Off 2011 with the January N.Y.I.N.C. Auction

Ponterio & Associates Kicks-Off 2011 with the January N.Y.I.N.C. Auction

Sale features outstanding selection of Mexican and ancient coinage and Italian banknotes Ponterio & Associates, a division of Bowers and Merena Auctions, is pleased to present the January 2011 N.Y.I.N.C. Auction at the Waldorf Astoria in... read more »

 

NGC Certifies Historic Cache of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles

NGC Certifies Historic Cache of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles

These coins were part of a family’s possessions during World War II exile and remained together for more than 65 years. NGC has certified a very interesting group of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles that have remained in the possession of a... read more »

 

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Malibu Collection of Proof Liberty Seated Quarters, with information for beginning and intermediate collectors

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Malibu Collection of Proof Liberty Seated Quarters, with information for beginning and intermediate collectors

News and Analysis of scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #31 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I. The Malibu Collection In Tampa, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, B&M will auction the second part of the Malibu Collection, among... read more »

 

Wa She Wong Collection of Chinese and Other Asian Coins Tops $10.7 Million at Hong Kong Auction

Wa She Wong Collection of Chinese and Other Asian Coins Tops $10.7 Million at Hong Kong Auction

Exclusive NGC-graded sale marks most important array of Chinese coinage offered at auction in 20 years Over 300 anxious bidders filled the live auction floor for the highly anticipated sale of the Wa She Wong Collection and other Asian Coins... read more »

 

Coin Profile 1804 Bust Quarter, Single Finest Certified B-1, Ex: Colonel Green

Coin Profile 1804 Bust Quarter, Single Finest Certified B-1, Ex: Colonel Green

Colonel Edward Howland Robinson Green (better known as Col. E.H.R. Green or, more simply, Col. Green), was the son of Henrietta Howland Robinson Green, née Henrietta Howland Robinson (1834-1916). She, too, is known more simply as Hetty Green,... read more »

 

Heritage’s World and Ancient Coin Auction in NYC

Heritage’s World and Ancient Coin Auction in NYC

International numismatic treasures highlighted by rare German, Polish and South American coins, as well as the largest gold coin in the world, a Chinese 321+ ounce Beijing Olympics gold 100,000 Yuan DALLAS, TX – As the profile of Heritage... read more »

 

Medallic Art Company Announces New Web Site

Medallic Art Company Announces New Web Site

The world-famous Medallic Art Company announced today a new web site, www.medallic.com , designed to better display its 100+ years of minting excellence and to provide ready access for customers and art historians to numerous product categories,... read more »

 

Laura Sperber: 2010 IN REVIEW-MY VISION

Laura Sperber: 2010 IN REVIEW-MY VISION

EVERYTHING WRITTEN HERE IS THE SOLE OPINION OF THE AUTHOR. 2010 What a year it was. We saw gold hit a new record and the stock market made a semi come back. The coin market had what I would call a turbulent but productive year. Prices did not... read more »

 

Pricing Controversy with New 5 oz. “America the Beautiful” Bullion Coins

Pricing Controversy with New 5 oz. “America the Beautiful” Bullion Coins

The U.S. Mint’s Dec. 1 announcement that the new 2010 America the Beautiful 5-ounce .999 fine silver bullion quarter dollars were to go on sale December 6th was canceled earlier this week over Mint concerns and complaints that the much anticipated... read more »

 
 
 
 
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