Tag: Carson City Coinage
Who doesn’t dream of finding a hidden treasure in their attic or behind a wall?
Recently, a true treasure story came to light as I explored the background of a rare Carson City die owned by Littleton Coin Company. The true history of this fascinating piece began to revel itself back in 2003…
Over 50 years ago, the first Vegas coin show opened as a gala event featuring show girls prancing with giant golden coins at the now defunct Sahara Hotel. U. S. Mint Director, Eva Adams, presented awards and over 7,000 people attended, including the legendary Sam Boyd. The show is now back on the strip at […]
By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature…. Carson City Morgan Dollars: Featuring the Coins of the GSA Hoard, by Adam Crum, Selby Ungar & Jeff Oxman (3rd Edition) © 2014 Whitman Publishing, LLC. 130 pages, full color, hardback. […]
Stack’s Bowers Galleries recently conducted the Official Auction of the Philadelphia ANA World’s Fair of Money and ANA/PNG Pre-Show from August 4-10, and delivered truly outstanding results. The sale contained exceptional coins from collections like the Battle Born Collection, the Hoosier Flyer Collection, the Dorchester Heights Collection, the Philip Winston Pillsbury Collection of Flying Eagle […]