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Over $1 Million in Gold Set to Sell in Stack's Bowers March Collectors Choice Sale By Stack's Bowers Galleries…… We are excited to offer an impressive selection of over $1 million in rare gold coins in our upcoming March Collectors Choice sale, set to close on March 20, 2019.
Gem MS67 CAC 1865 Seated Liberty Half Dollar Features in David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction By David Lawrence Rare Coins…… Our Sunday Internet Auction #1057 includes a selection of 337 New Items along with 100 No Reserve Lots and 25 Vault Value Items. All lots will begin closing at 8 pm EST on Sunday, March 24. Our first highlight coin is a 1918-D 1c PCGS MS66 RD.
Perth Mint Coin Profiles - Tuvalu 2019 The Simpsons - Homer 1oz Silver Proof Coin First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and instantly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon, now seen in 60 countries in 20 languages.
CCAC: New Appointee Joins Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee The United States Mint today announced the appointment of Doctor Dean J. Kotlowski to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee, as the member specially qualified by virtue of his education, training, or experience in American history. Doctor Kotlowski is a specialist in 20th-century U.S.
Argentina Gold, Shipwreck Treasure Tops Sedwick's 25th Treasure Auction A rare, early Argentinean gold coin in a remarkably high grade is coming up for auction May 2-3 as part of Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC's Treasure, World, US Coin and Paper Money Auction 25. The top coin lot is an Argentina gold 8 escudos struck in 1832 at the La Rioja mint.
F+W, Publisher of Numismatic News, Declares Bankruptcy By CoinWeek News Staff…. F+W Media, along with eight other companies affiliated with F+W, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief on Sunday, March 10 in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Coinweek Podcast: Talking about CAC Coins with John Albanese Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Collecting and investing in rare coins at the upper levels of the hobby requires more than just money, it requires considerable amounts of knowledge, patience, and a great eye for quality.
Goldfield notes never circulated Steve Sweeney, co-author of Iowa National Bank Notes, advised that he thought none of the notes were put into circulation. I dug out the ledger page for the bank at the National Archives and confirmed that he was correct.
Proof 1895 Morgan dollar off market since 1960 in auction Russell projects the coin has the potential to set a new auction record for a Proof 1895 Morgan dollar. The current record price is $199,750, realized during the April 26 through 30, 2017, Heritage Auctions sale for an 1895 Morgan dollar graded and encapsulated PCGS Proof 67, deep cameo.
JR Newsletter: 17 March 2019 The Stephen Crain Capped Bust Half Dime Reference Collection was complete with all 92 known die marriages, all dates and types, and more than 45 remarriages. There were over 200 Capped Bust Half Dimes in the collection, with many die states including retained and full cuds, and a plate coin or two from the Logan-McCloskey book.
Could you STILL coin it in with this new 50p - when it costs £10? A new 50p piece released to commemorate the life of physicist Stephen Hawking may join a growing number of the coins that turn out to be worth more than their face value. The legal tender was put into circulation last week to mark the anniversary of the death of the 76-year-old in March last year.
Our 2019 Winter Catalogue We are pleased to release our 2019 winter catalogue, offering several hundred fresh Canadian and World items from our ever-changing inventory. Please do note that this price-list will remain valid until Sunday, March 24th 2019, so please pick up the phone or email on any items of interest to you.
The King of Pocket-Pieces: A Young Collector's Encounter with an Aviation Great In this series of writings, I have been highlighting special pieces from within my own personal coin collection, and relating the stories and memories these particular items hold for me. This current chapter continues that tradition, with one notable deviation - the "young collector" referenced in my title is not me.
So…You've Decided to Collect Carson City Double Eagles The 19 different Liberty Head double eagles struck at the Carson City mint between 1870 and 1893 form one of the most popular series in American numismatics.
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Royal Mint issues NEW Peter Rabbit 50p coin worth up to £840 The Royal Mint has yet to release a statement about the coins, but collectors are still eagerly awaiting the new release. Posting on Coin Hunter, one expert said: "Expect an announcement from The Royal Mint this month as I have heard that a Beatrix Potter shop is taking pre-orders".
NGC Certifies New Half Cent Variety Numismatic Guaranty Corporation has identified a new variety of 1795 Half Cent. It is the first example of this obverse and reverse pairing known with a lettered edge; all other examples have a plain edge. The worn and corroded 1795 Half Cent was recently submitted to NGC for certification and attribution under NGC's VarietyPlus service.
Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates 70 Years Since Newfoundland and Labrador Joined Confederation The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to issue an impressive new silver coin that recaptures the design of the 1949 Silver Dollar celebrating Newfoundland and Labrador's transformation from a British colony into Canada's newest province 70 years ago.
Heritage Auctions - Seldom Seen Selections: Early Overdate 1802/1 Half Eagle Heritage Auctions is offering an early overdate 1802/1 Capped Bust Right half eagle gold coin as part of its March Dallas Signature Auction.
Over $10.3 Million in US Coins Sold at Stack's Bowers Spring 2019 Baltimore Auction The Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Spring Expo gathered collectors from all over the country to Baltimore's Inner Harbor for the first of three exciting Expo auctions in 2019.
West Virginia Legislature Votes to End Sales Tax on Gold & Silver By Sound Money Defense League…… Sound money advocates rejoiced on Friday, March 8 as the state legislature of West Virginia overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill 502 and sent it to Governor Jim Justice for his signature.
Demand for CAC Coins Continues to Grow - Supporting Values By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek on the Rare Coin Market - MFrarecoins.com…… If you collect CAC coins, you're in good company and your ranks are growing. This is mostly good news if you own CAC coins and plan to purchase more. It means price support and liquidity are strengthening even more, as is their potential for price appreciation.
How rare is the new Stephen Hawking 50p coin? – Which? News Earlier this week, the Royal Mint released a new 50p coin in honour of the life and work of professor Stephen Hawking, who passed away a year ago. The coin's eye-catching design features Professor Hawking's name and his mathematical formula for black-hole thermodynamics seemingly caught in a black-hole vortex.
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