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CoinWeek Podcast #123: Two Weeks in the Life & the 2019-S Reverse Proof Silver Eagle Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. It's been a long two weeks on the road for CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan.

British Antarctic Territory 50 pence 2019 - Uncoloured penguins set British Antarctic Territory 50 pence 2019 - Uncoloured penguins set.

The Coin Analyst: Chief Engraver Joseph Menna and the U.S. Mint's Artistic Future By Louis Golino for CoinWeek…. On February 4, 2019, U.S. Mint Director David J. Ryder appointed Joseph Menna - a New Jersey-raised artist and sculptor with almost 35 years' professional experience - as the 13th Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

Stack's Bowers Baltimore Currency Auction Realizes Over $1.5 Million The Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Winter Expo saw $1,510,700 in rare United States paper money trade hands between its Thursday, November 14 evening live session in Baltimore and the Tuesday, November 19 Internet-only session.

Fabergé's Famous Apple Blossom Egg Celebrated on New Coin From Coin Invest Trust Proof with color application and partial gilding. 38.61 mm. Mintage: 888. Mayer's Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. The obverse features the coat of arms of the Bank of Mongolia, below in Cyrillic script 1000 Togrog, in the exergue in Latin script MONGOLIA 2 oz.999 SILVER.

Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge: Apply for ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic Association's highly acclaimed 2020 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dates for the two one-week sessions are June 27-July 2 and July 4-9.

Our top festive collector picks this Christmas… It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas here at The Westminster Collection! And to celebrate, we've put together our FIRST EVER Christmas Show that showcases our top collector picks for the festive season.

Apple Industries: growth across the board A new operating system for Face Place photo booths has been revealed along with the news that the company’s Adventure Lab product has been awarded an IAAPA Br.

Douglas Winter Numismatics Buys 1838-O Half Dollar for $504,000 Douglas Winter Numismatics, a rare coin dealership based in Portland, Oregon, was the buyer of a very rare 1838-O half dollar graded SP63 by PCGS and approved by CAC. Including a 20% buyer's premium, the coin sold for $504,000 USD at the November 2019 Baltimore / Whitman Coin Expo conducted by Stack's Bowers Auctions.

Heritage Auction Features Dresden Collection of Betts Medals Heritage is pleased to be able to present The Dresden Collection of British and Betts Medals as our latest monthly World and Ancient Coin auction. This auction will be open for bidding through November 24, with a live auction beginning at 8 pm Central Time.

Collections Drive Results at Sedwick Treasure Auction 26 By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC…… Several important coin collections crossed the auction block during Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC's Treasure Auction 26. The live floor and online auction, held November 1-2, realized over $2.3 million in coins, medals, and banknotes sold.

Turtle 50p Coin Featuring Olive Ridley Last in Series From Pobjoy Mint The fifth and final coin in the popular series features the Olive Ridley turtle. Sea turtles have existed for 120 million years. They have a soft bony shell, flipper-like limbs and spend an incredible 99% of their lives in the ocean.

Gem US Coins From Dell Loy Hansen Collection Again Highlight David Lawrence Auction Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions…… Our Sunday Internet Auction #1092 offers another selection from the D.L.

DWN Buys Very Rare 1838-O Half Dollar The two high water marks for the issue are $734,375 for an example graded SP64 by PCGS, and $763,750 for another coin graded SP64 by NGC; the two sales occurred in January 2014 and January 2013, respectively. The all-time record for an 1838-O half dollar graded SP63 was a coin which realized $632,500 in June 2005.

Romania 50 bani 2019 - Queen Maria The aim of this BLOG is to inform about the releases of New World Coin types. Will try to post information about official, legal tender coins only.

Peru 1 sol 2019 - Titicaca water frog Peru 1 sol 2019 - Titicaca water frog.

China 5 yuan 2019 - Mountain Tai China 5 yuan 2019 - Mountain Tai.

Zimbabwe 2018 - 2 dollar bond coin Zimbabwe 2018 - 2 dollar bond coin.

US Gold Coins of the 2010s: A Golden Decade For Collectors? By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek…. As 2019 winds down, so, too, does the decade of the 2010s. It was a colorful period for the United States Mint, which produced a staggering variety of numismatic gold coinage for collectors.

Pair of Famous Lincoln Cent Mint Errors Brought Together Two of the rarest and most famous US coins have been brought together under a single owner, The Don Lutes Junior 1943 Philadelphia Bronze Lincoln cent and the Kenneth S. Wing Junior 1943 San Francisco Bronze Lincoln cent. They are named after the teenaged boys who found them in the 1940s, one on the West Coast, one on the East.

EBay: ‘Rare’ Paddington Bear 50p coin listed for £5,000 - why is it so expensive? But, is it the "rarest 50p coin"? READ MORE: eBay: 'Rare' Beatrix Potter Benjamin Bunny 50p coin on sale for £13K - but buyers beware. The coin in question is the 2019, uncirculated coin of Paddington at the Tower. Following the popularity of last year's coins, Paddington Bear has returned for two more 50p coins in 2019.

CAC Website Offers CDN Publishing's CPG Market Prices for CAC Coins Certified Acceptance Corporation now provides free access to CDN's Collector's Price Guide values for CAC-stickered coins. This timely, independent market information offers collectors and dealers with the latest fair-market prices for an expansive variety of CAC-stickered U.S.

Pair of Famous Bronze Cent Mint Errors Brought Together Under One Owner The 1943 Donald Lutes bronze cent, at left above, and the 1943-S Kenneth S. Wing bronze cent. Two of the rarest and most famous US coins have been brought together under a single owner. The 76-year-old coins look like regular Lincoln cents from the era: bronze with the 16th president on one side, wheat ears on the other.

The 1796 Dime It has few peers in terms of historical importance, and for those who like tough coins, it also qualifies on that front as the 1796 is both historic and scarce. The only real problem with the 1796 is that you have to find one being offered and then you have to be able to afford it which is sometimes easier said than done.

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