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Ten Questions for Numismatic Legend, Ken Bressett

Ten Questions for Numismatic Legend, Ken Bressett

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. A question and answer session between Jeff Garrett and a numismatic luminary will periodically be featured in the NGC Weekly Market Report. Over the last 35 years of collecting and... read more »

 

The Coin Analyst – Modern World Coins: Will Lunar Horse Coins Perform More Like Dragons or Snakes?

The Coin Analyst – Modern World Coins: Will Lunar Horse Coins Perform More Like Dragons or Snakes?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Since the summer when the first Lunar Year of the Horse 2014 coin was issued by the small nation of Tokelau, which is near New Zealand, horse-themed coins have largely dominated modern world coin collecting.... read more »

 

Exclusive Video of the Tacasyl Proof Gold Coin Collection Being sold by Bonhams caticonslite_bm_alt

Exclusive Video of the Tacasyl Proof Gold Coin Collection Being sold by Bonhams

Paul Song, Director, Bonhams Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …….. A collection of 27 lots representing a virtually complete collection of every major gold coin design type issued in Proof in the United States between 1836... read more »

 

Goldbergs Coin Auction Offered Wide Variety of Coins Before Autumn Long Beach Expo

Goldbergs Coin Auction Offered Wide Variety of Coins Before Autumn Long Beach Expo

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #187 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Every September or October, the third Long Beach Expo of the year is held at... read more »

 

Is it All Doom and Gloom for Gold?

Is it All Doom and Gloom for Gold?

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. Nouriel Roubini, who is known in the financial industry as “Dr. Doom,” was recently the keynote speaker at the IndexUniverse’s annual conference. He shared with the attendees... read more »

 

The Federal Reserve Is Trapped with Inflation of the Money Supply

The Federal Reserve Is Trapped with  Inflation of the Money Supply

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. Let me present two examples that may help you better understand what inflation of the money supply (now called quantitative easing by the US government) does... read more »

 

BEP Initiative for US Paper Money to Help Visually Impaired. VIDEO: 2:57 caticonslite_bm_alt

BEP Initiative for US Paper Money to Help Visually Impaired. VIDEO: 2:57

Rosie Rios, United States Treasurer US Treasury Forum, August 15, 2013……… A program called Meaningful Access has been initiated at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to help the blind and visually impaired denominate Paper... read more »

 

Unique #1 Brownback Bank Note on Display at ANA Convention. VIDEO: 2:57 caticonslite_bm_alt

Unique #1 Brownback Bank Note on Display at ANA Convention. VIDEO: 2:57

George Schweighofer, President, Currency Quest Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… A rare brown back national bank note serial #1 surfaced at the American Numismatic Association Convention in Chicago. Paper money dealer... read more »

 

From the Vaults: Four Essential Back Issues of The Numismatist

From the Vaults: Four Essential Back Issues of The Numismatist

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. While almost everybody handles coins on a daily basis, and a great many people collect them to some degree (who doesn’t stash away one or two unusual specimens in a dresser... read more »

 

Coin Auction Records set by Bonhams for Tacasyls Proof Gold Coins. Total $10.77 Million with 1880 Coiled Hair Stella bringing $2.57 Million

Coin Auction Records set by Bonhams for Tacasyls Proof Gold Coins.  Total $10.77 Million with 1880 Coiled Hair Stella bringing $2.57 Million

Bonham’s Spectacular Results set Coin Auction Record Lot Average Record of $399,000 per lot Los Angeles. Bonhams is delighted to announce the sensational “white glove” results of the “Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States... read more »

 

Austrian Mint Director Talks About the Silver Philharmonic Bullion Coin. VIDEO: 1:29 caticonslite_bm_alt

Austrian Mint Director Talks About the Silver Philharmonic Bullion Coin. VIDEO: 1:29

Manfred Matzinger-Leopold, Director, Austrian Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… The European counterpart to the American Silver Eagle is called the Philharmonic. It is a one ounce silver denominated coin struck... read more »

 

A World of Money – Ancient Coins: The Flavian Amphitheatre

A World of Money – Ancient Coins: The Flavian Amphitheatre

Titus (AD 79-81). Orichalcum sestertius (33mm, 26.90 gm, 6h). Rome, AD 80-81. Oblique overhead view of the Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater); the exterior displaying four tiers of arches, the top three containing statuary, and the interior showing... read more »

 

Legend Numismatic Market Report – The Last Philadelphia Coin Show

Legend Numismatic Market Report – The Last Philadelphia Coin Show

R.I.P THE PHILADELPHIA SHOW Whitman has tried shows in Atlanta, Nashville, and Philadelphia since they bought the Baltimore coin Show. Hard to believe, not every city will be a “coin town” like Baltimore has turned out to be. Even... read more »

 

Coin Collecting Perspectives: Flooding the Market….. Coin Hoards

Coin Collecting Perspectives:  Flooding the Market….. Coin Hoards

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. Since mintage and condition of coins plays such a large factor in the value of numismatic coins, it’s of no surprise that when large stockpiles of coins are found ( coin hoards )... read more »

 

Collecting The Coins of Ecuador

Collecting The Coins of Ecuador

By Carlos Jara – Mexican American Coin Company -  Latin American Numismatics ……… The coins of Ecuador have traditionally been both respected as difficult to obtain, and very popular among collectors. While not a particularly... read more »

 
 
 
 
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