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International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Banknote of 2013 – Nominations

International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Banknote of 2013 – Nominations

International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Banknote of 2013 – Nominations Nominations close 31 January 2014 IBNS Members can send their nominations for the Banknote of 2013 to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator Banknotes nominated must... read more »

 

Ancient Coinage – Book Review: When the Dragon Wore the Crown

Ancient Coinage – Book Review: When the Dragon Wore the Crown

Book Review by:  Wayne G. Sayles ……….. Collectors and students of ancient coinage can hardly escape visual and epigraphical connections to mythology and astrology that constantly delight the eye and challenge the mind.  Aside... read more »

 

Coin Auctions: Stack Bowers Galleries Americana Sale To Be Held February 5–6 In New York City

Coin Auctions: Stack Bowers Galleries Americana Sale To Be Held February 5–6  In New York City

In just a few short days, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be hosting its annual New York Americana Sale February 5 in its private auction gallery, located at , and will resume February 6 at the Le Parker Méridien. Coins, tokens, medals and... read more »

 

Industry Council for Tangible Assets [ICTA] Installs New Officers

Industry Council for Tangible Assets [ICTA] Installs New Officers

Annapolis, MD—Harry Miller, of Miller’s Mint, was installed as the new chairman of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets at their board meeting on January 8 in Orlando. Miller founded Miller’s Mint in May of 1967. Besides being active... read more »

 

SILVER 101 – Small Circulating Silver Commemoratives

SILVER 101 – Small Circulating Silver Commemoratives

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Ask an American numismatist to describe commemorative silver coinage, and one of two possibilities will emerge. Younger people are likely to mention the silver dollar “commems” that have been... read more »

 

The Missouri Half Cent Coin Collection, Part III: Astonishing $18.26 Million for Tettenhorst Set!

The Missouri Half Cent Coin Collection, Part III: Astonishing $18.26 Million for Tettenhorst Set!

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #207 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ……….. The Tettenhorst-Missouri set of just half cents... read more »

 

Kid Coin Collector Talks About How to Get Started in the Hobby. VIDEO: 2:18 caticonslite_bm_alt

Kid Coin Collector Talks About How to Get Started in the Hobby. VIDEO: 2:18

Shelby Pooster, Coin Collector, 8th Grade Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…… Most people think of coin collecting as a male hobby. Shelby Pooster is a 13 year eight grade girl who explains why anyone can be a coin collector. She... read more »

 

The First Verified 1974-D Aluminum Cent Will Be Offered By Heritage at Central States Auction

The First Verified 1974-D Aluminum Cent Will Be Offered By Heritage at Central States Auction

Rumored to exist for years but not confirmed until now, the first verified 1974 Lincoln cent struck in aluminum at the Denver Mint will be displayed by Heritage Auctions  at the upcoming Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible... read more »

 

Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set, Part 3: Quarters

Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set, Part 3: Quarters

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. We continue our guide to the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set by taking a look at the 20th century’s workhorse denomination, the quarter. If you haven’t done it yet,... read more »

 

New York International Numismatic Convention Offeres Unique Coin Show Experience

New York International Numismatic Convention Offeres Unique Coin Show Experience

The 43rd Annual New York International Numismatic Convention, scheduled for January 3-11, 2015 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel, located at 301 Park Avenue, between 49th and 50th Streets, has a sold out bourse, according to long time Bourse Chairman... read more »

 

Exceedingly Rare CANADIAN Coin to be sold at Torex auction next month

Exceedingly Rare CANADIAN Coin to be sold at Torex auction next month

An “exceedingly rare” and valuable CANADIAN 1921 50 CENTS is set to be sold at the 2014 February Torex auction next month. This amazing piece has been graded by PCGS and it is believed to be one of the best known examples that exist. The... read more »

 

Currency Grading: PMG Expands “EPQ” Designation to Notes Graded 25 and Above

Currency Grading: PMG Expands “EPQ” Designation to Notes Graded 25 and Above

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that starting February 1, 2014, all notes graded Very Fine 25 and above will be considered for its desirable “Exceptional Paper Quality” (EPQ) designation. PMG assigns the EPQ designation to notes... read more »

 

Finest Half Cent Collection in PCGS Set Registry Brings Million Dollar Prices

Finest Half Cent Collection in PCGS Set Registry Brings Million Dollar Prices

The January 26, 2014 auction of the “Missouri Cabinet Collection,” the current and all-time finest United States half-cent collection of its kind in the PCGS Set Registry®, once again demonstrated that superb-quality coins certified... read more »

 

FUN Coin Club Member Collector Profile Videos caticonslite_bm_alt

FUN Coin Club Member Collector Profile Videos

CoinWeek, in association with FUN has started a new series of Coin Club member – collector video profiles. We ask collectors what some of the benefits of the club are , what they collect and when available, what their most favorite item... read more »

 

Digital Metals Creates Web Applications to Enhance Precious Metals Trading. VIDEO: 4:45. caticonslite_bm_alt

Digital Metals Creates Web Applications to Enhance Precious Metals Trading. VIDEO: 4:45.

John Humphrey, Executive Vice President, Digital Metals Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ……… A host of new web services are being offered by Digital Metals to expand the market place for buying and selling gold and silver... read more »

 
 
 
 
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