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NGC Hires Irma Kane to Act as West Coast Account Representative

NGC Hires Irma Kane to Act as West Coast Account Representative

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has hired longtime industry consultant Irma Kane to serve as an Account Representative. Kane will primarily work with NGC Authorized Dealers on the West Coast to facilitate submissions and increase awareness... read more »

 

Stack’s Bowers to Auction 1792 Half Disme at Chicago ANA August 2013. VIDEO: 3:21 caticonslite_bm_alt

Stack’s Bowers to Auction 1792 Half Disme at Chicago ANA August 2013. VIDEO: 3:21

Vicken Yegparian, Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot….. More great coin rarities are being sold at auction. Vicken Yegparian describes a 1792 half disme graded MS64 in a first generation PCGS holder that... read more »

 

Coin Values: When Rare Coin Auction Records Don’t Tell the Whole Story

Coin Values: When Rare Coin Auction Records Don’t Tell the Whole Story

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com I’ve discussed how using previous auction records can be an extremely valuable asset in determining coin values. But there are instances when previous records can be misleading and they can keep a collector... read more »

 

How Public Relations Promote the ANA National Money Show. VIDEO: 3:08 caticonslite_bm_alt

How Public Relations Promote the ANA National Money Show. VIDEO: 3:08

Donn Pearlman, President, Donn Pearlman & Associates Interviewer: David Lisot …… Promoting a coin convention is a specialized task. Donn Pearlman has is a public relations expert and shares what is involved to bring attention... read more »

 

Where’s The Gold?

Where’s The Gold?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. When you examine the growing mountain of direct and indirect evidence, it is obvious that the US government, its trading partners, and allies have been blatantly... read more »

 

World Banknote Oddities

World Banknote Oddities

By Peter Symes Manufacturing banknotes is a demanding job. Just look at the error notes for sale throughout the world, and it is obvious that mistakes are made. However, not all errors are due to simple printing mistakes. Errors can be due to... read more »

 

Collecting Love Tokens. VIDEO: 14:33 caticonslite_bm_alt

Collecting Love Tokens. VIDEO: 14:33

Richard Burdick, Member, Love Token Society Interviewer: David Lisot………. A romantic aspect of coin collecting includes love tokens. These are coins that have been engraved or enameled to show affection for someone or to commemorate... read more »

 

No wonder high prices for collectibles – an abundance of FIAT money…..?

No wonder high prices for collectibles – an abundance of  FIAT money…..?

By Geoffrey Cope  -  www.petetioncrown.com A person wishes to save money. They put it in a bank and in return, receive almost no interest whatsoever. But still, the idea is that, by putting it in the bank, at least it will be safe. A bank... read more »

 

David Fanning Talks About the Importance of a Numismatic Library. VIDEO: 3:35 caticonslite_bm_alt

David Fanning Talks About the Importance of a Numismatic Library. VIDEO: 3:35

David Fanning – partner in Kolbe & Fanning Book Sellers Interviewer: David Lisot ……… Many people will tell a collector to buy the book before buying the coin. David Fanning talks about the importance of a numismatic... read more »

 

Trophy Coins: A Combination of Rarity, Quality and a Great Back Story

Trophy Coins: A Combination of Rarity, Quality and a Great Back Story

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. Rarity will always be a factor in rare coins, but the combination of rarity, quality and a great story is what makes a wonderful trophy coin. Most traditional collectors choose a series... read more »

 

Legend-Morphy’s Regency Coin Auction IV kicks off July 18 at PCGS Members Only Show

Legend-Morphy’s Regency Coin Auction IV kicks off July 18 at PCGS Members Only Show

Headliners: Forsythe Buffalo Nickel Duplicates, Forsythe Mercury Dime Duplicates, The Marshall CC Collection Part II  Legend-Morphy Rare Coin Auctions is once again off to Las Vegas to conduct another of their world-class auctions in association... read more »

 

Changes in Silver, Part 2: Photovoltaic Demand

Changes in Silver, Part 2: Photovoltaic Demand

by Miguel Perez-Santalla BullionVault …….. The Photovoltaic industry didn’t start to show on charts of silver demand until the year 2000, when it consumed approximately one million ounces. Those 31 tonnes were barely a blip... read more »

 

Freedom-Oriented US Coins And Notes

Freedom-Oriented US Coins And Notes

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Here’s a short but focused area of U.S. numismatics: Coins and notes with a strong message of freedom and independence. These pieces go well beyond the ubiquitous portraits of an allegorical Miss Liberty,... read more »

 

West Point Silver Eagle Sets Shipping with Delays; Silver Coins May Be Repriced

West Point Silver Eagle Sets Shipping with Delays; Silver Coins May Be Repriced

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… West Point set shipments Last year when the Mint launched the 2012-S San Francisco two-coin American silver eagle set on a minted to demand basis, the fulfillment of orders took several... read more »

 

Ross, Swindling, Sperber, plus six incumbents elected to ANA Board

Ross, Swindling, Sperber, plus six incumbents elected to ANA Board

Voting members of the American Numismatic Association have chosen three new candidates and six incumbents to the ANA Board of Governors for the 2013-15 election term. New members Ralph Ross, Jeff Swindling and Laura Sperber will join Gary Adkins,... read more »

 
 
 
 
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