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Unique Alaska Brown Back Note Discovery Announced at Memphis International Paper Money Show

Unique Alaska Brown Back Note Discovery Announced at Memphis International Paper Money Show

Incredible Note from the “Territory of Alaska” in pristine condition and serial #1 Discovered Andrew Shiva, founder of the National Currency Foundation ( a educational 501 (c) (3) foundation)  has announced the discovery of the... read more »

 

20th Edition of Friedberg’s Paper Money of United States Marks Publication’s 60th Anniversary

20th Edition of Friedberg’s Paper Money of United States Marks Publication’s 60th Anniversary

2013-2014 Version is in Full Color and Available in Multiple Formats for First Time Sixty years after its introduction, the twentieth edition of Paper Money of United States, the standard reference book on United States paper money, is being... read more »

 

Lyn Knight Presents the Japanese Destiny Collection of Banknotes for Sale at the IMPS in Memphis

Lyn Knight Presents the Japanese Destiny Collection of Banknotes for Sale at the IMPS in Memphis

In the fall of 2012, I received an e-mail from a man (John Doe, if you will) who said he had military notes from his grandfather’s estate. I started exchanging correspondence and decided it would be worthwhile to see John. It proved to be... read more »

 

Ancient Coin Auction News: €170,000 for Eumenes II

Ancient Coin Auction News: €170,000 for Eumenes II

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com ……. That was the rarest stephanephoric tetradrachm of all: the enigmatic coin with the only known coin portrait of a Pergamene ruler alive obtained 170,000 euros in the recent Lanz auction sale. 170,000... read more »

 

1891 $1,000 Marcy Silver Certificate Sets New World Record Selling for $2.6 Million

1891 $1,000 Marcy Silver Certificate Sets New World Record Selling for $2.6 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, a subsidiary of Spectrum Group International, Inc. (SPGZ), announces the sale of five of the finest large-size Silver Certificates. In addition to the five privately placed notes, more than 80 Silver Certificates... read more »

 

Morton & Eden’s Top 10 Prices of Coins, Historical Medals and Banknotes From June 5-6 Sale

Morton & Eden’s Top 10 Prices of Coins, Historical Medals and Banknotes From June 5-6 Sale

Tom Eden said: “This was a wide-ranging two-day auction embracing everything from ancient Greek and Roman coins alongside Islamic, Oriental, British and Foreign coins, paper money and Renaissance medals and plaquettes. It was in the latter... read more »

 

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. coins for less than $500 each, Part 3; Quarters

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. coins for less than $500 each, Part 3; Quarters

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #172 ….. This discussion of silver quarters follows part 1: copper and part 2: dimes. Different collectors... read more »

 

When Is A Dollar Not Worth A Dollar?

When Is A Dollar Not Worth A Dollar?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. Question:  When is a dollar not worth a dollar? Answer:  When the US government says so. Money market funds were developed in the 1970s as a way for investors... read more »

 

Tug of War in Gold and Silver… Blame Bernanke for Recent Volatility

Tug of War in Gold and Silver… Blame Bernanke for Recent Volatility

GOLD PRICES hovered just below $1380 an ounce Wednesday morning in London, with silver trading around $21.80, after the metals failed to break through $1380 and $22 respectively. European stock markets ticked higher by lunchtime – with the... read more »

 

NGC Hires Keith Zaner to Serve as Price Guide Analyst

NGC Hires Keith Zaner to Serve as Price Guide Analyst

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has hired Keith Zaner to serve as a pricing analyst for its popular online coin value guides, including the NGC US Coin Price Guide. Zaner brings decades of experience as a pricing analyst for several... read more »

 

Gold Falls to 3-Week Low with Talk of Slowing QE

Gold Falls to 3-Week Low with Talk of Slowing QE

SPOT GOLD fell to three week lows below $1370 an ounce Tuesday, as stocks and commodities also fell amid ongoing speculation over when the US Federal Reserve might begin reducing the size of its quantitative easing program. “Gold remains... read more »

 

Rapp turns over 1.6 million Swiss francs with its coin auction

Rapp turns over 1.6 million Swiss francs with its coin auction

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com ……. In the evening of May 27, Peter Rapp called out 161 lots with a starting price of 242,000 Swiss francs. Not a single one was sold for its starting price or was returned. The room, which was filled... read more »

 

Survival Rate of Proof United States Gold Coinage

Survival Rate of Proof United States Gold Coinage

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ……… While it is difficult to make sweeping generalizations about the survival rate of Proof United States gold coinage, some factors exist that help to determine the rarity of many issues. It is interesting... read more »

 

ANA Road Show to be part of Long Beach Expo in September

ANA Road Show to be part of Long Beach Expo in September

Museum Showcase will feature two examples of famed 1804 Dollar The American Numismatic Association Road Show will make its California debut at the Long Beach Expo Coin, Stamp and Sports Collectible Expo, to be held September 26-28, 2013, at... read more »

 

Rare Coin History and stories in the dirt

Rare Coin History and stories in the dirt

By Allen Rowe  -  Northern Nevada Coin ………. Here in Northern Nevada history can abound in some of the most odd places. Over the years we have see a number of great coins that have been found around the are, literally in the dirt. Some... read more »

 
 
 
 
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