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And The Winner For Most Popular Coin Is….

And The Winner For Most Popular Coin Is….

I bought a ton of coins at the recent ANA. They ranged in price from under $1,000 to close to $100,000 and nearly all have been sold on my website in the two+ weeks since the end of the show. One coin garnered more attention than any other. It... read more »

 

Gold Took Off When Lehman Melted Down

Gold Took Off When Lehman Melted Down

By Miguel Perez-Santalla ………. Reflections on Precious Metals on the 5 Year Anniversary of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers Five years ago, on September 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers collapsed and the entire U.S. financial systems... read more »

 

The French Connection: PCGS Reveals Happy Ending For Man’s “Mystery” Coin

The French Connection: PCGS Reveals  Happy Ending For Man’s “Mystery” Coin

There’s a “French Connection” story-behind-the-story of a historic early American coin that sold for more than $150,000 at the recent American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money auction.  Professional Coin... read more »

 

Ancient Coins: The Complete Coinage of Septimius Severus, a new eBook by Rasiel Suarez

Ancient Coins: The Complete Coinage of Septimius Severus, a new eBook by Rasiel Suarez

Ancient Coins: The Roman Empire was the keystone of modern Western civilization. Language, religion, the arts and sciences, law and many other fields have been deeply influenced by their civilization which flourished over two thousand years... read more »

 

Mirror Mirror : Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars

Mirror Mirror  : Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars by date is extremely challenging. There are few numismatic delicacies as aesthetically appealing as a deeply Prooflike silver dollar. These... read more »

 

InfoGraphic: Check Your Change: You Might Strike Silver

InfoGraphic: Check Your Change: You Might Strike Silver

Did you know that you can still find US silver coins in circulation? This handy infographic shows how to easily check your change at a glance, for 90% silver coins that were minted before 1965. It also covers 40% silver dollars and half dollars,... read more »

 

Stampede of Buffalo Gold Coins

Stampede of Buffalo Gold Coins

By C. D. Daughtrey …….. Every so often the United States Mint releases a new coin issue that creates quite a buzz in the numismatic community.  In case you have missed it, this has actually happened twice this year (2013).  The... read more »

 

Created Rarity: Coins That Have Become More Valuable Due to Melting

Created Rarity: Coins That Have Become More Valuable Due to Melting

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. When it comes to collecting, rarity always drives up the value of an item; this is especially apparent in regard to numismatic coins. There are a few factors that can influence a coin’s... read more »

 

Royal Canadian Mint Releases Royal Infant Commemorative Coins. VIDEO: 6:33 caticonslite_bm_alt

Royal Canadian Mint Releases Royal Infant Commemorative Coins. VIDEO: 6:33

Alex Reeves, Communications Manager, Royal Canadian Mint……… Continuing a long tradition of issuing special coins to celebrate historical events the Royal Canadian Mint has announced the release of a series of coins to commemorate... read more »

 

Race against time – Limited Edition Doctor Who gold coin from the New Zealand Mint

Race against time – Limited Edition Doctor Who gold coin from the New Zealand Mint

You’ll need to race against time if you want get your hands on the latest Doctor Who coin – there are only 250 in the known universe. Following on from its silver predecessor, a gold one-ounce coin has been struck by New Zealand Mint... read more »

 

SILVER 101: Stacking and Collecting Silver Rounds and Bars

SILVER 101: Stacking and Collecting Silver Rounds and Bars

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Whether they admit it or not, silver investors can get excited about watching their holdings grow by anywhere from a few pre-1965 dimes to a few 100-ounce bars at a time. While “stacking” is... read more »

 

World Coins: The Early Coinage Of Costa Rica

World Coins: The Early Coinage Of Costa Rica

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Mention Costa Rica, and images of natural beauty, rain forests and a popular retirement destination for Americans comes to mind. Like most small nations, Costa Rica has a very low profile in the numismatic... read more »

 

GreatCollections to Auction Young Collection of US Commemorative Coins

GreatCollections to Auction Young Collection of US Commemorative Coins

The Current #1 Registry Set at PCGS; 144-Coin Complete Set of Silver US Commemorative Coins September 11, 2013, Irvine, Calif. – GreatCollections is pleased to announce the sale of the Young Collection of Classic Silver Commemorative Coins,... read more »

 

NGC Certifies New 1837 Reeded Edge Half Dollar Variety

NGC Certifies New 1837 Reeded Edge Half Dollar Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced today that it has certified a previously unknown variety of 1837 Reeded Edge Half Dolla. Attributed as “GR-26,” this coin is graded NGC MS 61 and is pedigreed as the “Discovery Coin.”... read more »

 

Ebay Senior Category Manager Talks About The Ebay Coin Market. VIDEO: 3:51 caticonslite_bm_alt

Ebay Senior Category Manager Talks About The Ebay Coin Market. VIDEO: 3:51

Interviewer: David Lisot……… Ebay continues their commitment to the numismatic community announcing some new and updated policies regarding the listing of coins. Diana is the point person from Ebay who attends the major coin... read more »

 
 
 
 
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