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CoinWeek Stream: FAO Medals - An Interesting Modern-Era Collecting Area One of the interesting sidestreets in numismatics that I have found myself fascinated by is the one filled with hundreds of medals struck by the FAO, the United Nation's food and agriculture development and research organization.
CoinWeek Podcast #131: Harvey Stack Reflects on Stack's at 57th Street Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Hi Everybody, this is Charles Morgan from CoinWeek. I'm delighted in the midst of our nationwide lockdown to bring you one of the coin collecting hobby's preeminent figures.
Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers and Roundtable Trading Extend Collaboration With NGC, NCS and PMG Numismatic Guaranty Corporation and Paper Money Guaranty are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the Official Grading Services of the popular Facebook group Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers, as well as Roundtable Trading, LLC, an affiliated dealer-to-dealer trading and informational platform.
Perth Mint Coin Profiles - Australia 2020 Dragon 1oz Gold, Silver Bullion Rectangular Coins The Perth Mint is excited to release these 1oz gold and silver bullion coins featuring two Chinese dragons in a unique rectangular format. In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature, a symbol of power, strength, wealth, and good fortune, and it is often portrayed alongside a luminous or flaming pearl.
1804: Standout Era Dime Being a tough early dime of the United States is not an easy thing to do as virtually any early dime of the United States is tough and expensive. That said, the 1804 stands out as one of the better dates. We cannot really be sure what happened back in 1804 when it came to the mintage of dimes.
ANACS Suspends Coin Grading Operations By ANACS…… Effective immediately, due to the health emergency caused by the COVID19 virus and in compliance with the State of Colorado, ANACS has suspended its operations until it is safe and permitted to reopen. Please refrain from submitting until further notice.
March's Top Releases From Peter Rabbit to Rupert Bear and even James Bond, March was jam packed with exciting new releases for collectors. Need a reminder of what they were? Well in my latest video I count down my top releases from the month… It's certainly been a good'un.
The Pogue VII Sale - My Perspective Through A Dozen Coins: Doug Winter My assumption was that the Pogue VII Sale would do well no matter the circumstances. The coins were absolutely amazing and there weren't that many of them. Given the wealth of the Pogue family and the circumstances associated with the collection, it seemed unlikely to me that the family would make the decision to postpone the sale.
Silver Proof Set Slated for April 17 If any collectors missed a coin released so far in 2020 or were unable to purchase a specific one, a 2020 silver proof set is the way to go. The U.S. Mint says it will release the set at noon EST April 17.
No FG Kennedy Half Dollars - What Are They & What Are They Worth? By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS…… Kennedy half dollars are among the most popular United States coins, offering a wide variety of common dates, conditional rarities, and notable varieties. Among these varieties are the No FG Kennedy half dollars, which lack the "FG" initials of the coin's reverse designer Frank Gasparro.
Gold, Silver Coins Commemorate Renaissance Artist Raffaello Sanzio Raffaello Sanzio by the Italian Mint…… The State Mint of Italy has produced two coins, one in silver and one in gold, to celebrate Raffaello Sanzio the illustrious artist of Urbino, on the fifth centenary of his death. The silver coin will have a circulation of 5,000 pieces in Proof, and it has a nominal value of 5 euros.
RCM Commemorates Hudson's Bay Company 350th Anniversary In 1670, a Royal Charter was granted to "the Governor and Company of Adventurers of England trading into Hudson Bay." Today, HBC is one of North America's oldest companies and this year celebrates its 350 year anniversary, marking an incredible milestone in the company's rich history.
Ancient Coins - The Most Famous Coin of Antiquity - the Athenian Owl The quantity of silver controlled by the Athenians allowed them to mint the authoritative coinage of ancient Greece, the thick and heavy Athenian owl tetradrachm, which remains the most recognizable ancient coin today.
"Stay at Home" Applies to Coin Dealers Coin Dealers and "Stay at Home" Orders by Industry Council for Tangible Assets…… The Industry Council for Tangible Assets has been contacted by many members who are requesting information on whether coin dealers may be exempt from "stay at home" orders, based upon the dealer inclusion in Section 352 of the Patriot Act.
Coin Profile - China 1995 10 Yuan 1 Oz Silver Panda Bullion Coin The 10-Yuan one-ounce 1995 Silver Panda is a bullion coin produced by the official mint of the People's Republic of China. The Silver Panda bullion coin program began in 1983 as an addition to the Gold Panda bullion coin series that was launched in 1982.
When grief took over UK coinage Every coin tells a story. Some have designs loaded with symbolism, such as a sword signalling a country's strength, wreaths made up of the region or country's main agricultural crops of the time or an olive branch acting as a symbol of peace. But only once has a monarch's grief been represented on UK coins.
JR Newsletter: 29 March 2020 In my pursuit of documenting the history of circulating contemporary counterfeit U.S. coins, I've tasked my dad with sleuthing some information for this project. He found this interesting clip from the 'Coming Nation' dated August 26, 1911.
Pogue Collections Sells $15.3 Million Against a backdrop of economic uncertainty and negative indicators, rare coins continued to shine at the Stack's Bowers Galleries March 2020 Auction in California. Nearly three years after Part V of the D.
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Battle of the New Orleans Eagles After viewing the epic display of the Tyrant Collection of Eagles at the recent February 2020 Long Beach show, I thought it would be a fun exercise to compare the two finest sets of New Orleans eagles ever assembled: the Tyrant Collection and the New England Collection.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries April 2020 Auction Features Medals by Jacques Wiener Stack's Bowers Galleries is excited to present a special April Collectors Choice Online auction of over 160 lots of exonumia.
Stack's Bowers March 2020 US Coin Auction Session Two Garners Nearly $1 Million Session Two of the Stack's Bowers Galleries March 2020 Auction closed with total prices realized of nearly $1 million USD. The sell through rate based on the quantity of lots was 93%, with the sold lots achieving 104% of their total estimates, which had been set prior to the catalog going to print.
Historic 1858 Proof Liberty Eagle Gold Coin Offered at Heritage Auctions An 1858 Liberty eagle, the only specimen outside of museums, will headline Heritage Auctions’ U.S. coins offerings April 22-25 in Dallas.
Mahatma Gandhi Latest in CIT's Revolutionaries Gold, Silver Coin Series Mayer's Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. The reverse depicts a frontal portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, in the left field, MAHATMA GANDHI in Latin and Mongolian script, in the field below, 2020. The obverse features the coat of arms of the Bank of Mongolia, below in Cyrillic script 1000 Togrog, in Latin script MONGOLIA.
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