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Jim Bisognani: These Lincolns Make Cents By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report…. Although the first day of summer is a month away, spring is still having a hard time establishing itself here in my New Hampshire. This morning, as I made my way to my home office, it was a rather chilly 35 degrees outside.

Perth Mint Coin Profiles - Tuvalu 2019 Alien 40th Anniversary 2oz Silver Antiqued Coin Alien is a classic science fiction horror movie that artfully explored the worst imaginable scenario in space - being stalked and slain by an aggressive and terrifying extraterrestrial. The groundbreaking 1979 release was a box office hit, earning $80 million in revenues in the US and $105 million worldwide.

Greater Flamingo Featured on Fourth Coin in Pobjoy Mint Series Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the fourth coin in the series that features the extraordinary flamingos on behalf of the British Virgin Islands. There are six distinct species of flamingo but it can take a trained eye to tell the difference between them as some of the differences can be quite subtle.

Bluzelle launches world's first decentralised Data Delivery Network Tech firm Bluzelle has launched the world's first decentralised Data Delivery Network to help meet the ever-increasing demand for better data delivery across the globe, according to a press release shared with Coin Rivet.

Gold Rush Treasure "Supernova" Sinks 1857-S $20 Auction Record at Legend Rare Coins The spectacular 1857-S Double Eagle, recovered in 2014 from the fabled SS Central America and nicknamed "Supernova" because of its amazing, unique natural toning, set a record price for any 1857 San Francisco Mint $20 gold coin in a public auction conducted by Legend Rare Coin Auctions in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 16, 2019.

Monday Morning Brief for May 20, 2019: Different collecting specialties similar But that was not the end. Some successful customers sharing their joy of good luck after they received their action figures were bombarded with hostile remarks. One such person posted a photo of his haul: three of each of the two figures.

Künker Previews Summer Auctions of World Coins Hence, Künker Auction 322 will start off with an extensive series of carefully selected bracteates from the High Middle Ages. In addition, the Günter Westphal Collection of Solms will be sold and collectors of ships on coins will certainly discover an amazing selection of interesting pieces.

Knight Readies for June International Paper Money Show Some spectacular items have emerged already for the IPMS Auction conducted by Lyn Knight Auctioneers at the IMPS Show on June 13, 2019.

Golden Arowana Coin Features Individually Proof Finished Scales Mayer's Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. The obverse is ornamented with a scaly pattern, in the center the national coat of arms of Palau with the inscription REPUBLIC OF PALAU, below the nominal value 10 $. Above the coat of arms the inscription AROWANA / DRAGONFISH / 2019.

Rago to Host Inaugural Online-Only Numismatic Auction on Bidsquare.com By Rago Arts and Auctions…… From June 15 through June 30, Rago Auctions is pleased to present its first ever online-only sale of U.S. and world coins and currency. Hosted on bidsquare.com, this 114-lot sale features a strong showing of numismatic specialties and interests, including U.S.

Dillon Gage to Supply Gold for Asset-Backed Digital Currency Singapore-based GoldGram Pte. Ltd., creator of the new asset-backed token GGC GoldGramCoin, and Dallas-based Dillon Gage, a world leader in physical precious metals trading and technology, today announced that they have entered into a strategic global alliance through which Dillon Gage will supply the physical gold that underlies GGC.

Children's hospice discovers Roman coin dating back to 330AD in collection tin A children's hospice discovered a Roman coin which dates back to around 330AD when searching through an old collection tin. Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice, which helps seriously ill children in north Nottinghamshire, said the coin was minted in the era of Roman Emperor Constantine the Great.

PMG certified notes from Lou Manzi Collection dominate auction Several of the notes from the Lou Manzi collection that were graded recently by PMG were sold rapidly at the Spink auction on Thursday May 9. The Lou Manzi collection is made up of United Kingdom banknotes, some of them dating back to the 18th century.

JR Newsletter: 19 May 2019 Gary Rosner wrote to ask about the presence of the 1800 LM-5 in the census of Early Half Dimes. Richard Meaney thanked him for pointing out the omission. Linked is printable version of what the census would have looked like if that die marriage were included.

Collectors reporting problems on Reverse Proof 2019-W cents Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Welcome to Variety and Errors! The online Coin Opp Coin Community channel where we answer your questions and give information on error and variety coins to help you grow as a collector.

EBay: ‘Rare’ Benjamin Bunny coin is selling for £4999 - is it worth it? EBAY can be a great place to start if hoping to pick up a cheap deal. As well a lots of bargains being available on the site, there are also some pricier items. Recently, a seller who knows “nothing about coins” put a Beatrix Potter Benjamin Bunny 50p coin on sale for £4999 - is it worth it?

Like Comics, Check Out What's Happening this Week at ComicWeek A vecturist token in the latest issue of The Batman Who Laughs? In this panel, Bruce Wayne holds in his hand a brass subway token with a face value of $1. The image engraved on the token shows a map of Gotham City. The piece reminds Bruce of a conversation that he had with his father.

Letters to the Editor: June 4, 2019 In 1975 the San Francisco Mint started issuing the Bicentennial 1976 Proof Sets. Coins Magazine predicted the 1975-S Proof Cent would become scarce and rare because none would be issued except in the proof sets. That scarceness did not materialize. Today anyone can buy the 1975-S Proof Cent for $3.50.

2,000 Alexander the Great Gold Coin in Auction A gold stater of Alexander the Great offered in Classical Numismatic Group's auction No. 111, closing May 29, is an example of the continually evolving scholarship on ancient coins. The coin, struck under Balakros or Menes, ancient rulers circa 332 to 327 B.C., at the Tarsos Mint, wasn't always thought to have originated in that time and place.

Mules’ in auction of Doug Murray large-size notes collection United States paper money from the Doug Murray Collection will be offered in a special monthly internet auction by Heritage Auctions on May 26. The 174 lots of large-size currency include many of the items Murray, a noted researcher in the field, specialized in and sometimes even discovered.

Can you pick the most collectable Sovereigns from this graph? The Sovereign is without rival as the United Kingdom's premier Gold Coin, with rich history dating back well over 500 years. It epitomises all that is British.

Lou Manzi Collection Sales Sky Rocket at Spink UK Auction A high-profile collection of United Kingdom banknotes - some dating to the 18th century and most of them certified by Paper Money Guaranty - sold briskly last Thursday in an auction presented by the venerable London firm Spink. This 1829-35 £100 - Manchester, graded PMG 20 Very Fine NET, realized £54,000.

The Victorian coins that were meant to transform our currency…but were blamed for famine instead. In 1971 the UK switched to a decimal currency, leaving the old £sd behind and introducing the decimalised coins we know today. You might even remember decimal day yourself, or using conversion charts and rhymes to learn the new currency. And if you're like me, then you'll probably remember the excitement of seeing the new coins in your change.

1879 Four-Dollar Gold Stella - Current Bid $85,000 Graded PF 66 Ultra Cameo, the current bid stands at $85,000 with just a few days before bidding closes on 5/23/2019. The story of the rare, and historic, four-dollar gold Stellas of 1879 and 1880 is quite interesting. The idea of creating the Stella came from John A.

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