Tag: Press Releases

2018 Red Book Honors 1st U.S. Mint Director Rittenhouse, 225 Years of American Coinage

2018 Red Book Honors 1st U.S. Mint Director Rittenhouse, 225 Years of American Coinage

The classic hardcover version of the 71st-edition Guide Book of United States Coins (the hobby’s popular “Red Book”) celebrates the 225th anniversary of federal coinage in Philadelphia. On its back cover is a commemorative gold-foil portrait of David Rittenhouse, first director of the United States Mint, who was appointed by President George Washington in 1792. […]

Kolbe & Fanning Introduce Medal and Exonumia Catalogue

Kolbe & Fanning Introduce Medal and Exonumia Catalogue

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have released our first catalogue devoted to numismatic exonumia: tokens, medals, badges, scrip and related items that pertain in some way to the coin collecting field. Examples include tokens issued by coin dealers or collectors, medals depicting prominent collectors or scholars, badges produced for coin shows, “Good For” tokens or […]

Indiana Church Strikes Gold with Early “In God We Trust” Rare Coin

Indiana Church Strikes Gold with Early “In God We Trust” Rare Coin

An historic 1866 Double Eagle, one of only 10 known examples, survived an attempted theft and was donated to a Valparaiso church. It could now bring $300,000 or more when offered by Heritage Auctions A valuable 19th-century U.S. gold coin featuring one of the earliest uses of the motto “In God We Trust” will help […]

Heritage Offers Hutchinson Collection Half Eagle Gold Coins at Central States Signature Auction

Heritage Offers Hutchinson Collection Half Eagle Gold Coins at Central States Signature Auction

Offerings from The Hutchinson Collection, Part II are featured as the April 26 – May 2 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction opens for bidding soon at the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) convention in Chicago and online at www.HA.com/coins. Our popular Platinum Night session, featuring the finest numismatic material, is scheduled for the evening of […]

Over $15.9 Million in US Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers March 2017 Whitman Baltimore Auction

Over $15.9 Million in US Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers March 2017 Whitman Baltimore Auction

There was certainly no shortage of significant numismatic offerings throughout the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coins and Collectibles Expo, held at the Baltimore Convention Center in the final week of March. Anchored by the exceptional Blue Moon Collection, Part I, and the Collections of Dr. Gordon Shaw and Anthony Bettencourt, this […]

Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Denver World’s Fair of Money

Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Denver World’s Fair of Money

American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2017 World’s Fair of Money® in Denver, Colorado, August 1-5 at the Colorado Convention Center. Those interested in presenting can submit an online proposal here. Proposals are due no later than […]

Exhibitor Award Winners Announced for 2017 ANA National Money Show

Exhibitor Award Winners Announced for 2017 ANA National Money Show

American Numismatic Association (ANA) member Dennis Schafluetzel received the Steven J. D’Ippolito Best-in-Show Exhibit award for his exhibit, “Chattanooga Iron Companies Scrip” at the 2017 National Money Show®, March 9-11 in Orlando, Florida. The second place Best-in-Show award was presented to John W. Wilson for “Postage Stamp Scrip Notes”. Third place was awarded to Michael […]

Heritage: Virtually 100% sell-through in $9.8 Million Dallas US Coin Auction

Heritage: Virtually 100% sell-through in $9.8 Million Dallas US Coin Auction

NGC MS63 1892-S Dollar fetches $76,375 in Heritage Auctions’ April 4-6 event. Many coins actually exceed their prices from 2014 market peak Over $9.8 million in rare U.S. coins crossed the auction block in Heritage Auctions’ offerings of April 4-6, held at its Dallas headquarters. In total, over 4,100 lots found new homes during this […]

American Numismatic Society Awarded Funding for Humanities Open Book Program

American Numismatic Society Awarded Funding for Humanities Open Book Program

The digitization of the American Numismatic Society’s (ANS) backlist of monographs has been funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, as part of the joint NEH-Mellon Humanities Open Book Program. All of the ANS’s book-length publications through 2010 will be made available for free online for anyone to use. The ANS is one of the […]

Kolbe & Fanning: New Live Bidding App Available in Apple, Google Play Stores

Kolbe & Fanning: New Live Bidding App Available in Apple, Google Play Stores

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are excited to announce that we have introduced a new app in partnership with Auction Mobility, our firm’s third-party online bidding platform. While Kolbe & Fanning have offered live online bidding in our auctions for several years, the move to an app-based platform provides a number of advantages for our […]

Modern World Coins – Take Flight with New Releases from Coin Invest Trust

Modern World Coins – Take Flight with New Releases from Coin Invest Trust

Exotic Butterflies – Aporia crataegi Mongolia. 500 Togrog 2017. Silver .999. 25 g. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 2,500 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the coat of arms and the name of the issuing nation, as well as material, fine content, weight, and nominal value. The […]

PCGS to Attribute Branch Mint Marks on Silver Eagles

PCGS to Attribute Branch Mint Marks on Silver Eagles

UPDATE 4/7/2017 9:22AM PST: For 2014-2017 boxes that have a sticker on the side that includes the designation “WPM”, PCGS believes that these boxes, regardless of their serial number, originated in West Point. Therefore, at this time, and until we receive further clarification from the U.S. Mint, we will not be attributing such boxes to […]

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World Coins – St. Margaret Subject of Hungary’s First Gold Coin of 2017

World Coins – St. Margaret Subject of Hungary’s First Gold Coin of 2017

By Coin & Currency Institute ….   The first of only two gold coins issued by Hungary in 2017 honors the 775th birthday of an icon both religious and royal, St. Margaret of Hungary. The daughter of King Béla IV of Hungary and Maria Laskarina, Margaret was born on January 27, 1242 and died on […]

Archives International Auctions Sale 40 – Chinese, US & World Banknotes, Coins & Scripophily

Archives International Auctions Sale 40 – Chinese, US & World Banknotes, Coins & Scripophily

By Archives International Auctions ……   Archives International Auctions (AIA) is about to hold a Public Auction of Chinese, U.S. and Worldwide Banknotes, Coins and Scripophily in 2 sessions on April 11, 2017: SESSION 1 (Lots 1 to 688): Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes & Coins – Beginning at 10:30 A.M. SESSION 2 (Lots 689 to […]

ANA: Submissions Accepted for Sundman Lecture Series

ANA: Submissions Accepted for Sundman Lecture Series

April 14 Deadline Quickly Approaching The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2017 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given August 2 during the symposium at the Denver World’s Fair of Money®. Proposals must be received by April 14. This year marks the 100th anniversary of United […]

Pogue Collection Surpasses $106 Million

Pogue Collection Surpasses $106 Million

Fifth Sale Nets Over $21 Million for 232 Coins Setting a new world record for the most valuable numismatic cabinet ever sold, and perhaps a new world record for any holding of collectibles in any field, the D. Brent Pogue Collection netted total sales of $106,720,432.25 USD over the course of five auction events held […]

Legend Numismatics Buys Dexter/Pogue 1804

Legend Numismatics Buys Dexter/Pogue 1804

Famous coin now part of “Super Collector” Bruce Morelan’s early American dollars set The Class I Dexter/Pogue specimen 1804 Draped Bust U.S. silver dollar purchased at auction on Friday night, March 31, 2017, for $3,290,000 jointly by Kevin Lipton of Beverly Hills, California and John Albanese of Bedminster, New Jersey, was sold by them less […]

ANS Receives NEH Grant, Announces Fowler Memorial Lecture Presenter

ANS Receives NEH Grant, Announces Fowler Memorial Lecture Presenter

National Endowment for the Humanities Funds ANS Hellenistic Royal Coinages Project   The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the American Numismatic Society (ANS) a substantial grant of $262,000 to fund the web-based Hellenistic Royal Coinages (HRC) project. Under the direction of Curator Dr. Peter van Alfen and Director of Data Science Ethan […]

Submissions Accepted for ANA Club Publications Contest

Submissions Accepted for ANA Club Publications Contest

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting entries for the 2017 Outstanding Club Publications competition. The contest is open to member clubs that are current with their ANA dues and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as editor or assistant editor. Club publications must have been issued on a regular basis. […]

Bullion & Precious Metal News: Dillon Gage Metals up for Prestigious Industry Awards

Bullion & Precious Metal News: Dillon Gage Metals up for Prestigious Industry Awards

2017 Platts Global Metals Awards Committee Names Dillon Gage Finalist Dillon Gage Metals, an international precious metals wholesaler, has been selected as a finalist by the Platts Global Metals Awards Selection Committee in two categories. The awards are conducted by S&P Platts, a leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and […]

Internet Auction #955 from David Lawrence Rare Coin Now Open

Internet Auction #955 from David Lawrence Rare Coin Now Open

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ……   Our Sunday Internet Auction #955 is now live with a great selection of 375 fresh, new coins, over 50 No Reserve lots and 25 Vault Values. All lots will begin closing at 8pm EST on Sunday, April 9. Some of the more interesting highlights from this week’s sale […]

The D. Brent Pogue Sale Part V to Offer Famous Dexter 1804 Silver Dollar

The D. Brent Pogue Sale Part V to Offer Famous Dexter 1804 Silver Dollar

Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s are pleased to present Part V of their auction program of the D. Brent Pogue Collection of early United States coinage. The auction will take place beginning at 6:30 PM on March 31, 2017, at the Carriage House of the Evergreen Museum & Library in Baltimore. The sale features the […]

National Money Show Draws 2,500 Attendees

National Money Show Draws 2,500 Attendees

Kagin’s Auctions Realizes $6.385 Million The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2017 National Money Show in Orlando welcomed a total of 2,513 people for the three-day event, which was held March 9-11 at the Orange County Convention Center. “The show featured a week of great numismatic educational opportunities, camaraderie, and a bourse filled with numismatic treasures […]

David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auction #953 Now Open for Bidding

David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auction #953 Now Open for Bidding

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ……   Our Sunday Internet Auction #953 is now live with a great selection of 327 fresh, new coins, 50 No Reserve lots and 50 Vault value lots. All lots will begin closing at 8pm EST on Sunday, March 26. The Peachtree Classic Gold Collection is Part 2 of a […]

Kagin’s 2017 ANA National Money Show Auction Brings $6.385 Million

Kagin’s 2017 ANA National Money Show Auction Brings $6.385 Million

By Kagin’s Auctions ……   In what some have called a surprisingly large physical turnout, the Kagin’s Auctions Official ANA National Money Show Auction of just over 1,000 lots realized $6.385 Million USD including the 17.5% buyers’ premium. “I apologize to those bidding live that both nights the auction lasted much longer than anticipated, but […]

David Lawrence Rare Coins Sunday Auction #952: Big Coins, Big Results

David Lawrence Rare Coins Sunday Auction #952: Big Coins, Big Results

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ……   The David Lawrence Rare Coins Sunday Internet Auction #952, featuring the Peachtree Collection of DMPL and Proof Morgan Dollars, concluded last night with impressive results. 173 lots sold for a staggering realized of over $600,000 USD! There were many highlights from the sale that included an 1895 $1 […]

APMEX Announces 2017 Silver Maple Leaf Monster Box Giveaway Sweepstakes

APMEX Announces 2017 Silver Maple Leaf Monster Box Giveaway Sweepstakes

APMEX, Inc. is proud to announce the 2017 Silver Maple Leaf Monster Box Sweepstakes, courtesy of the Royal Canadian Mint. One lucky winner will receive a Monster Box of 500 2017 1 oz Silver Canadian Maple Leaf coins. Beginning March 6, 2017 and running through April 2, 2017, the purchase of any eligible Royal Canadian […]

Last Chance to See Olympic Coins, Memorabilia at ANA Money Museum

Last Chance to See Olympic Coins, Memorabilia at ANA Money Museum

Don’t miss a final opportunity to experience “Olympic Games—History and Numismatics” before its run closes at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Money Museum mid-April. This exhibit showcases the wide range of Olympic numismatic objects and memorabilia and explores the Games from their ancient beginnings to the modern revival. Notable artifacts on display include rare Syracusan […]

FBI: Former New Jersey Coin Dealer Admits Identity Theft, Income Tax Evasion

FBI: Former New Jersey Coin Dealer Admits Identity Theft, Income Tax Evasion

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ….   [UPDATE, 3/5/2017: The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) issued the following statement on March 2 in reference to this case. –CoinWeek] The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) has accepted the resignation of PNG member-dealer William Dominick of Naples, Florida. PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman had suspended Dominick pending ratification of […]

CFTC Charges Florida Companies in Fraud Schemes Involving Gold

CFTC Charges Florida Companies in Fraud Schemes Involving Gold

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ….   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced the filing of a federal civil enforcement action in Florida charging Defendants Carlos Javier Ramirez, Gold Chasers, Inc., and Royal Leisure International, Inc., all with last known addresses in Orlando, Florida, with misappropriating customer funds and engaging in fraudulent […]

 
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