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Sedwick Treasure Auction 28 Now Online

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 28 Live on the Internet: Wednesday-Friday, November 17-19, 2020 Now Online – Click Here   By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC …… Assembling the consignments for this auction has been a long yet very rewarding task that has now come to fruition. We are simply amazed at the […]

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8 Escudos Royal Gold Recovered From 1715 Fleet Shines in Sedwick November Auction

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC …… A Royal gold 8 escudos, a coin literally “fit for a king”, recovered from a sunken Spanish treasure fleet will be up for sale on November 17 in Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure Auction 28. It is graded by NGC as Mint State 66 and is the only example […]

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Exceptional Gold World Coins, Medals at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics …… As autumn arrives, we are very pleased to offer a bounty of exceptional new coins and medals for your browsing delight and numismatic consideration. We hope you may find something special among the new items being offered. As a reminder, if you have any coins that you would like to offer to us, […]

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Heritage Presents Special Auctions of Mexican 8 Reales, Canadian Paper Money

A Special Selection of Mexican 8 Reales Heritage World and Ancient Coins is presenting a month-long auction featuring A Special Selection of Mexican 8 Reales. Bidding is open now through Coins.HA.com, with the live session scheduled for Sunday, August 30 at 8 PM CT. Mexican 8 Reales pieces were struck in large quantities from many […]

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Selections From D. Brent Pogue Collection Bring Over $592,000 at Stack’s Bowers Auction

Historic numismatic literature and rare Spanish Colonial gold coinage from the D. Brent Pogue Collection realized over $592,000 last week in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2020 Las Vegas Auction. This offering represents a departure from the United States coins and paper money from the Pogue Collection sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries from May 2015 […]

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The Royal Presentation Escudo Coinage—the Pinnacle of Spanish Colonial Numismatics

By Kyle Ponterio and Matthew Orsini – Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… An enigma to this day, the exceedingly rare “Royal” presentation issues struck at mints in Bolivia, Peru, and Mexico were a distinct departure from the normal “cob” coinage that was standard during the first few centuries of Spanish Colonial rule in the New World. […]

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Spanish Colonial, Colombian Coins Star in Sedwick’s May 27-29 Treasure Auction

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC …… A wealth of shipwreck gold and silver treasure plus a selection of Colombian numismatic rarities will star on May 27-29 in Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s online Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 27. As usual for this top auctioneer of Spanish colonial material, Sedwick’s sale features many […]

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Sedwick Treasure Auction 27 Now Online

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 27 Live on the Internet: Wednesday-Friday, May 27-29, 2020 Click Here   By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC …… We are all leading different lives from those we had just two months ago. In some ways, things have changed greatly for the time being; but in other ways, […]

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Coin Profile – 2018 Mexico 2-Coin Silver Libertad Proof & Reverse Proof Set

The Banco de México has partnered with APMEX to produce 500 worldwide of these unique two-coin sets featuring its most popular design. This beautiful APMEXclusive® set contains two 2018 Silver Mexican Libertad coins in both Proof and Reverse Proof finishes. Silver Libertads are Mexico’s treasured coins and this Proof/Reverse Proof 2018 set continues the beloved series that […]

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Sedwick Treasure Auction #27 Re-Scheduled for May 27-28

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC …… Special times deserve special treatment. We are living through a unique period in the history of humanity, not just the impact of COVID-19 but also the global response to contain and minimize it. To accommodate all the necessary changes, we have decided to re-schedule our Auction #27 for May […]

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The Don Diego Luna Collection Month-Long Auction of Cuban Coins and Currency From Heritage

The latest offering among Heritage’s Month-Long auctions is the Don Diego Luna Collection. This collection is focused entirely on Cuba, containing selections of coins, currency, tokens, medals, and even badges. This auction, takes place entirely through coins.HA.com, with a live auction to be conducted through Heritage Live scheduled for 8 PM CT on March 29. […]

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Rare Coins & Medals From Around the World New to Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics …… New Atlas Numismatics Inventory These five items are just a sample of the 989 recent additions to Atlas Numismatics coin and Medals inventory. We have added new material in the US (18) and World (971) categories. Gem Proof 1915 Cuba 10 Pesos 1058261 | CUBA. Jose Marti. (First Republic, 1902-1962). 1915-(P) AV 10 Pesos. PCGS PR65 Cameo. By […]

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LAST CALL! Consign to Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 27

Last Call to Consign to the Treasure Auction By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC …… Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction 27 April 29-30, 2020 Consignment Deadline: February 29, 2020 This is a reminder that the Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction has less than two weeks left to receive your consignment for our first LIVE Spring FLOOR […]

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Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1842 Argentina 8 Escudos Coin Die Trial in Silver

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News …… This is an incredible and unique 1842 Argentina 8 Escudos struck in silver. It is an obverse die trial with a uniface reverse. NGC authenticated and certified it AU-58. It is unlisted in Krause’s Standard Catalog of World Coins and is referenced to CJ-10.2. It is the […]

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The Smallest Royal 1/2 Real of Philip V – Latin American Coin Preview From Tauler and Fau

Finest 1/2 Real of Philip V By Tauler and Fau …… Today we introduce you to an extremely rare 1/2 real of Philip V, a “Royal Type” from the México Mint that will be auctioned in our Floor Auction 50 on February 5, 2020 in Gran Meliá Fénix Hotel in Madrid. We are facing the […]

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Stack’s Bowers to Sell Most Extensive Offering of Colonial Chilean 8 Reales in Three Decades at 2020 NYINC

Anchored by the Santa Fe Collection, which includes an astounding 26 dates, Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to offer the most extensive group of Spanish Colonial-Era Chilean 8 Reales in decades in their annual official auction at the 2020 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). Perhaps the most challenging series within Latin American numismatics, a […]

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Start 2020 Off Right – Consign to Sedwick’s Treasure Auction #27

Start 2020 Off Right! Consign to our Floor and Online Treasure Auction 27 April 29-30, 2020 Consignment Deadline: February 29, 2020   By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC …… We’re starting off 2020 with something new: our first floor Spring Treasure Auction! We’ve heard from consignors and bidders alike about how much they enjoy our floor […]

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Atocha: The Most Valuable Shipwreck Find in History

By Blanchard and Company, Inc …..   The Nuestra Señora de Atocha was one of the most valuable shipwrecks in history. The Spanish galleon was owned by King Philip IV before sinking into the ocean in 1622 during a hurricane. It carried an armament of 20 heavy guns. The cargo was so vast that it […]

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New Release Silver and Limited Mintage Gold Coins from APMEX

The Silver Krugerrand Returns This is the third year this popular silver South African coin has been offered as Brilliant Uncirculated. The iconic design is popular with both investors and collectors alike worldwide. The obverse of this .999 fine silver coin matches the Gold Krugerrand, featuring the South African Republic’s first president, Paul Kruger. The […]

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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. The auction began with the John Pullin Collection of dated Mexican gold cob escudos. […]

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The Coin Analyst: Mexican Libertad Series Surprises Again

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….. As Pat Stovall, a longtime dealer in Mexican coins and the stepson of the late “Dean of American Experts on Mexican Numismatics” Don Bailey, noted recently: “The never-ending story of Mexican coins is that something new comes to light almost every day.” In an interview for CoinWeek, Pat explained […]

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Pillar Dollar Coin Coveted by US Collectors Recovered From Rooswijk Shipwreck

The Spanish Pillar Dollar By Blanchard and Company, Inc ….. If there is one classic Mexican coin that serious U.S. numismatic collectors covet, it’s the Pillar dollar. The 8 Reale, also known as “piece of eight”, is an iconic silver coin that was struck at the Mexico City Mint between 1732 and 1772. Mexican Pillar […]

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Bidding Now Open on Sedwick’s Treasure Auction #26

AUCTION CATALOG 26 – BIDDING OPEN – CLICK HERE   By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC …… Thank you for joining us for our 26th auction overall and our seventh in a live floor setting. It is through the support and enthusiasm of bidders and consignors alike that we are able to offer such a high […]

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Gold Bars, Honduras Coin Rarity to Appear in Sedwick’s November Treasure Auction

  By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC …… A large variety of gold and silver shipwreck bars, as well as numismatic rarities, will attract excited bidding during Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure, World, U.S Coin & Paper Money Auction 26. The floor auction will be held November 1-2, 2019 at the DoubleTree Disney Springs in Orlando, […]

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Mexican & Latin American Coins From Lake County Collection in Special Heritage Auction

As one of our periodic auctions of specialized collections of world coins , Heritage has just opened its auction of The Lake County Collection for bidding. This collection features quality material from Latin America, with opening bids that will not break most collectors’ budgets. The live session for this auction is scheduled for 8 pm […]

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Red Baron Medal, Gold Escudos Highlight New Coin Inventory at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics …… With our September newsletter, we are pleased to introduce some new features on the Atlas Numismatics website that we hope will improve your browsing experience. These features include mobile optimization for phones and handheld devices and a new “previously viewed items” list that will populate in your browser as items are […]

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Rich Selections in September Long Beach World Coins Signature Auction

Heritage Auctions‘ last all-encompassing Ancient & World Coins Signature auction of 2019 will be held September 4-9 in Long Beach in conjunction with the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo. The past 12 months have been a time of tremendous opportunity, with a diverse selection of material seen in some of our biggest auctions yet, […]

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Rich Selections in September Long Beach World Coins Signature Auction

Heritage Auctions‘ last all-encompassing Ancient & World Coins Signature auction of 2019 will be held September 4-9 in Long Beach in conjunction with the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo. The past 12 months have been a time of tremendous opportunity, with a diverse selection of material seen in some of our biggest auctions yet, […]

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Mexican Mint $2.5 Million Gold Coin Robbery Days After Brazil Gold Heist

Over $2.5 Million in Gold Coins Taken From Casa de Moneda   By CoinWeek News Staff …. Yesterday in Mexico City, two men (one of them armed) robbed a branch of the Casa de Moneda of more than $2 million worth of commemorative gold coins and other valuables. According to the Secretary of Public Security […]

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Gem 1887 Queen Victoria Proof Crown, Treaty of Paris Medal Highlight World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics …… Atlas Numismatics will be attending the 13th Annual Summer F.U.N. Convention from July 11-13, 2019. If you would like us to bring any specific items for your examination at the show please contact us at your earliest convenience. New Inventory These five items are just a sample of the 151 recent […]

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Unrecorded Gilt Victoria Jubilee, Admiral Vernon Medals New at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics …… Atlas Numismatics will be attending the 13th Annual Summer F.U.N. Convention from July 11-13, 2019. If you would like us to bring any specific items for your examination at the show please contact us at your earliest convenience. New Inventory These six items are just a sample of the 728 recent […]

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Brazil Gold Tied for Finest Known Certified World Coin in Stack’s Bowers ANA Auction

By Kyle Ponterio – Senior Numismatist & Cataloguer, Stack’s Bowers …… As summer approaches, anticipation is rapidly building for our official American Numismatic Association (ANA) auction, which will take place from August 13-16, 2019 right outside Chicago in the suburb of Rosemont. While a large number of items that cross the block will earn labels […]

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Daniel Frank Sedwick May Treasure Auction Posts $2.05 Million

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ……   A shipwreck-recovered early Spanish colonial gold tumbaga bar (lot 194) weighing 1.816 kilograms with a marked fineness of 5.75 karats saw heavy interest during Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 25 conducted online on May 2-3. After the spirited bidding concluded, the […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #113: Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction Preview

CoinWeek Podcast #113: Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction Preview Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. This episode of the NLG Award-winning CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. In this episode, CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sits down with Daniel Frank Sedwick to discuss highlights […]

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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 & Paper Money Auction 25. The top coin lot is an Argentina gold 8 escudos struck in 1832 at the La Rioja mint. The coin exhibits […]

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World Bullion Coins: First Ever Antique Silver Libertads Exclusive to APMEX

APMEX, Inc. has announced first-time releases from Banco de México showcasing the iconic Silver Libertad design in a new way. Since 1982, the Silver Mexican Libertad has been a favorite of coin collectors and investors. Available in a wide range of sizes, these iconic coins are easily accessible no matter the buyer’s budget. Banco de […]

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Hosts Record $3.1 Million Treasure Auction

A variety of rarities and strong turnout by bidders helped propel Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure Auction 24 results to over $3.1 million USD, a record-breaking sale for the firm. The sale, held live on November 2-3 in Orlando, Florida and online on November 5, featured over 2,300 lots. All prices cited include a 19 […]

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Mexico 2015 Aztec Calendar $100 1 Kilo Silver Coin

Description: One of the most impressive modern coins ever struck, this Mexican $100 coin recalls more than a thousand years of national history and culture. It’s 1 kilo size is certainly impressive, but even more so is the intricate level of detail exhibited on this limited mintage silver coin’s design. Only 500 examples were struck. […]

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Mexico 1921 Aztec Sunstone 20 Peso Gold Coin

Description: At the turn of the 20th century, Mexico adopted the gold standard and issued new coin denominations. Five-peso and 10-peso gold coins were introduced in 1905. The 2.5-peso gold coin’s run began in 1918, and the two-peso gold coin followed in 1919. The 20-peso gold coin featuring the Aztec Sun Stone was first struck […]

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Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 23 to Feature Coins Graded by PCGS

A wide variety of rarities graded by PCGS are set to draw heavy bidding during Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 23 to be held live online May 15 and 16, 2018. Some of the PCGS-graded coin highlights include: Lot 24 – Lima, Peru, cob 2 escudos, 1708H, graded […]

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Sedwick Treasure Auction to Feature the James Bevill Collection of Mexican Coins & Paper Money

The May 15-16, 2018 Sedwick Treasure Auction, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction #23 to be held by Daniel Frank Sedwick , LLC will feature 51 lots from the collection of author and researcher James P. Bevill. Many of these coins are the plate specimens from Bevill’s award winning book The Paper Republic, the […]

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Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 23 to Feature NGC-Graded Coins, PMG-Graded Notes

A wide variety of treasure , coin rarities ans paper money , both NGC-graded coins and PMG-graded notes, are set to draw heavy bidding during Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 23 to be held live online May 15 and 16, 2018. Some of the NGC-graded treasure and coin […]

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Historical Regulated Gold $15 Coin to Appear in Sedwick Treasure Auction

  In the early years of the United States of America, a lack of gold coinage forced citizens to utilize an unusual but practical source. Known as regulated gold, these were foreign gold coins adjusted by respected goldsmiths to weights compatible with US dollars. One such piece, an NGC-graded XF 40 Lima, Peru, cob 8 […]

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Pre-Order the Newest Mexican Silver Libertads from APMEX

APMEX is thrilled to announce they now have the latest Mexican Libertad coins available to pre-order. Silver Mexican Libertads are often considered among the most beautiful coins in the world. They feature timeless, historic designs, unique and wholly important to the Mexican people. The Winged Victory statue, depicted on the reverse of each coin, is […]

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Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction of World and Ancient Coins Realizes $9.82 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2018 International Auction. An excellent array of coins was anchored by the exceptional Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins. In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries NYINC auction realized nearly $10 million (all prices reported include the standard buyer’s premium). The first major […]

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Stack’s Bowers Presents the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins

  By Lawrence R. Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries ……   The Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins and Paper Money, offered in two auction catalogs, is an important event in Latin American numismatics and is the finest ever cataloged. It is a fitting backdrop that the sales will be conducted as part of our […]

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The Unique 1755-S Santa Fe 4 Escudos from the Eldorado Collection

1755-S Santa Fe 4 Escudos Discovery Coin, Ex. Eliasberg   Crossing the block next week as lot 11306 at our official auction of the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) is a historic landmark among Colombian coins. It is the only known example of the first milled 4 Escudos of Colombia. Richly toned with orange […]

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Stack’s Bowers: The Numismatic Tradition of Colombia and the Eldorado Collection

By John Kraljevich – Numismatic Consultant, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… Colombia has a proud numismatic tradition, extending in equal parts to the historic and fascinating nature of the coins made there and the superb numismatists who have collected and studied them for generations. The Eldorado Collection encapsulated both of these branches of Colombian numismatic heritage, […]

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Heritage Auction Offerings at January 2018 NYINC Sale

With the calendar turning to a new year, it’s time for our highly anticipated New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) auction, scheduled for January 7-8 at its new Grand Hyatt (@ Grand Central Station) venue. We’re honored and excited about the numismatic treasures we’ve assembled for this auction, totaling nearly 6,200 lots, our largest offering […]

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Rare & Inexpensive Early Silver Coins of Ecuador

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #395 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ….. The early silver coins of Ecuador are very rare yet not that difficult to find and acquire, as few people are collecting them in the present. From logical and historical perspectives, these are […]

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Shipwreck Artifacts and Coins Top Sedwick Treasure Auction 22

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC …… Spanish colonial rarities set high prices in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 22, held November 2-3, 2017. The event combined high-class material and international bidders with educational talks and social events. Across 2,341 lots, the sale realized $2.45 million in winning bids (all […]

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World Coin News – NGC Certifies Extremely Rare 1695 Royal 8 Escudos

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare 1695 Royal 8 Escudos. Graded NGC MS 65, this coin was struck in Mexico City for royalty only to be lost in a shipwreck on its way to Spain. Only two examples of this issue are known. One is impounded in a Florida museum. The other, […]

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Treasure Coins, Gold Artifacts Brighten Sedwick’s November Auction

Unique gold coins and artifacts will draw attention to Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 22. Over 2,340 lots will be up for bidding in the combined floor and live online auction held next week on November 2-3. Online lot viewing and bidding is hosted at www.auction.sedwickcoins.com. One impressive artifact […]

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APMEX Releases 2017 Exclusive Silver Libertad Set from Banco de México

APMEX, the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is thrilled to announce the third installment of an exclusive partnership with the Banco de México. In 2015, APMEX and the Banco de México teamed up to introduce the first-ever Reverse Proof Silver Libertad, offered as part of a two-coin set that also included the Proof Silver Libertad. […]

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World Coins – The Argentina 1829 “Tapados” of Facundo Quiroga

By Mariano Cohen, courtesy Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC …… Lot 777: Argentina (River Plate Provinces), La Rioja Mint, 8 reales, 1828P, NGC MS 63 (finest-known in NGC Census); Images courtesy Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC In September 1825 the government of La Rioja in Argentina approved the statute creating the “Banco de Rescates y Casa de […]

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Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction #22 Private Lot Viewing – 4K Video

Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction specializes in treasure coins and cobs of struck in Central and South America. In November, the firm will offer a range of wonderful treasure coins and items from this important period in history. While many of these pieces are of high quality and scarce, the prices of this area of […]

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World Coin Auctions – Stack’s Bowers to Present Eldorado Collection at 2018 NYINC

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Present Selections from The Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins and Paper Money in their Official NYINC Auction Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce they will be offering Part 1 of the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins and Paper Money this January in New York City. This incredible collection will be […]

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New Ancient & World Coin Inventory from Atlas Numismatics -September 2017

By Atlas Numismatics ……   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 628 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material in Ancient (24), World (601) and US (3). Fine Style Syracuse Tetradrachm http://atlasnumismatics.com/1044607 1044607 | GREEK. SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, Time of Hieron I. (c. 480-475 BCE). Struck […]

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September Ancient & World Coin Inventory from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics …… New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 628 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material in Ancient (24), World (601) and US (3). Fine Style Syracuse Tetradrachm http://atlasnumismatics.com/1044607 1044607 | GREEK. SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, Time of Hieron I. (c. 480-475 BCE). Struck 480-475 […]

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Something for Everyone in Heritage’s Long Beach World and Ancient Coin Auctions

On the heels of our Platinum Night auction in Denver just a month ago, we’ve pulled together another outstanding group of coins – nearly 4,000 in number – to offer in our September 7-12 auction of World and Ancient coins. While there are many reasons to get excited about this offering, we think diversity is […]

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Mexico 1921 Aztec Sunstone 20 Peso Gold Coin

Description: At the turn of the 20th century, Mexico adopted the gold standard and issued new coin denominations. Five-peso and 10-peso gold coins were introduced in 1905. The 2.5-peso gold coin’s run began in 1918, and the two-peso gold coin followed in 1919. The 20-peso gold coin featuring the Aztec Sun Stone was first struck […]

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Spanish Mint Issues 11th Ibero-American Series of Collector Coins

  Spanish Mint Issues 11th Ibero-American Series Coin By Real Casa de la Moneda …… As of July 24, the  Spainish Mint (Real Casa de la Moneda) has issued the nine-coin 11th series of Ibero-American collector coins. What makes this set distinctive is the participation of nine different countries from Europe and South America: Argentina, […]

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Modern World Coins – Mexico Issues New 20 Peso Commemorative Coin

By Bank of Mexico …… The Bank of Mexico (Banco de México) has recently issued into circulation a 20 peso commemorative coin honoring the 50th anniversary of the implementation of Plan DN-III-E, which recognizes the work of the Secretariat of National Defense in safeguarding the life and property of those affected by natural disasters. The […]

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Time to SELL in the Sedwick Treasure Auction of World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction

Now is not too early to consign to the Sedwick Treasure Auction of World and U.S. Coin & Paper Money  #22, which will be our fifth LIVE PUBLIC FLOOR sale. As usual this event will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton at Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Florida, with the live floor auction on […]

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Join Stack’s Bowers in Denver for the 2017 ANA Auction of World Coins, Ancient Coins and Paper Money

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their upcoming World Coins, Ancient Coin & World Paper Money Auctions, to be held in conjunction with the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money between August 1 and 5. The event will be held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. The Ancient Coin and […]

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Consign Now for Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Treasure, World & US Coin Auction #22

Consign now for Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction #22, which takes place November 1-3, 2017. Get top dollar for your collection! If you have shipwreck coins, ingots or artifacts, or Spanish colonial & Latin American gold or silver coins, our auction is the best place to buy and sell them. The deadline […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for April 21, 2017

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for April 21, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Our money is filthy but mostly harmless Most of the bacteria on American notes were harmless commensals that had flaked off hands, faces and mouths, but there were others that cause acne, strep throat, the H-bug, two species infecting vaginas, and other […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for April 21, 2017

By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for April 21, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Our money is filthy but mostly harmless Most of the bacteria on American notes were harmless commensals that had flaked off hands, faces and mouths, but there were others that cause acne, strep throat, the H-bug, two species infecting vaginas, and […]

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Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction #21 Goes Live May 3

Sedwick’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction #21 Catalog is NOW ONLINE! In addition to our usual fare of the world’s best treasure for sale, this auction features arguably our best offering yet of Latin American material, particularly Central American coins from the holdings of the late Richard Stuart, and also many important […]

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World Coins -The Early Coinage Of Costa Rica

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek …..   Mention Costa Rica, and images of natural beauty, rain forests and a popular retirement destination for Americans comes to mind. Like most small nations, coinage of Costa Rica has a very low profile in the numismatic community. That means an interesting history of coinage is largely overlooked, and the collector who wants […]

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World Coins -The Early Coinage Of Costa Rica

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek …..   Mention Costa Rica, and images of natural beauty, rain forests and a popular retirement destination for Americans comes to mind. Like most small nations, coinage of Costa Rica has a very low profile in the numismatic community. That means an interesting history of coinage is largely overlooked, and the collector who wants […]

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Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction of World & Ancient Coins Realizes $4.86 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries rang in the New Year with tremendous results at the January New York International Auction. An excellent array of coins was anchored by several superb collections, including Selections from the Estate of Richard Doty, Selections from the Michael Druck Collection, The Mezo Toth Kalman Collection, The Dr. Michael Popoff Collection and Selections […]

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NGC Certified 42 of the Top 50 Coins in Heritage Auctions’ NYINC Sale

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) certified 42 of the 50 highest grossing coins in Heritage Auctions’ recently concluded New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) sale. The extraordinary showing, which represents a diverse group of countries and eras, reaffirms NGC’s position as the most trusted grading service for world coins. The strong preference that world coin collectors […]

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Heritage NYINC World, Ancient Coin Auctions Now Open for Bidding

Heritage’s January NYINC auctions are now open for bidding! Going by the pre-sale estimate, this could very well be the highest-grossing World and Ancient Coin auction that Heritage has ever presented. In total, between the January 8-9 Signature Floor Auction and January 17-18 Internet Sessions, we have over 6,000 lots on offer. With so many […]

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Heritage NYINC World, Ancient Coin Auctions Now Open for Bidding

Heritage’s January NYINC auctions are now open for bidding! Going by the pre-sale estimate, this could very well be the highest-grossing World and Ancient Coin auction that Heritage has ever presented. In total, between the January 8-9 Signature Floor Auction and January 17-18 Internet Sessions, we have over 6,000 lots on offer. With so many […]

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Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – Why History Matters: Consigning Items With A Story

By Cori Sedwick Downing – Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC …… Do you have an interesting coin, bank note, or shipwreck artifact with a history to tell? Here are the 15 reasons why you should consign to us now to be a part of Treasure Auction 21: 1) Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC will get top dollar […]

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Spanish Empire “Royal” Potosí Mint 1652 Eight Reales Silver Coin to be Auctioned

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #364 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …..   In the upcoming Heritage auction of the Moore Collection of high-quality world coins on January 9, at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York, a major attraction is a 1652 Eight Reales […]

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Ring in the New Year with the 2017 Stacks Bowers NYINC Auction

  Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to share details of their forthcoming Stacks Bowers NYINC Auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins, held in conjunction with the prestigious New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). This event will be held January 12-14 2017 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in vibrant Midtown Manhattan in […]

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Stack’s Bowers: Choice Mint State Mexican 8 Escudos of Philip V

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stacks Bowers …… This week’s highlight from our upcoming New York International (NYINC) Auction is an exemplary 8 Escudos of Mexico from the reign of Philip V. He reigned from 1700 to 1724, then abdicated for a brief interlude, during which his son Louis I ruled for seven […]

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Silver Coins of Gran Colombia: One Real (12½¢) and Two Reales

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #359 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. Gran Colombia[1] was a formal confederation from 1819 to around 1830, though it existed in parts well before 1819. Beginners may enjoy collecting One Real and Two Reales Gran Colombia coins by […]

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New Coins from Atlas Numismatics – November 2016

By Atlas Numismatics ……   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 304 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material in Ancient (14), World (287) and US (3). Choice Ptolemy III Octodrachm http://atlasnumismatics.com/1039714 This and the following images courtesy of Atlas Numismatics 1039714 | GREEK. PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF […]

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New Ancient, World Coin Inventory from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics …… New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 515 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material in Ancient (35), World and US (3). Beautiful Galerius Argenteus http://atlasnumismatics.com/1035093 This and the following images courtesy of Atlas Numismatics 1035093 | ROMAN IMPERIAL. Galerius. (Caesar, 293-305 CE). Struck […]

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Gold Coins of the Central American Republic: Costa Rica & Guatemala

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #355 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ….. The CAR gold coins of the independent societies of Costa Rica and Guatemala were first minted while these nations were part of a loose federation called the Central American Republic (CAR for […]

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Treasure News – Daniel Frank Sedwick Auction #20 Now Online

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 20 Floor Auction November 12-13 – Internet Only November 14 Orlando, Florida   Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC is pleased to announce our Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction #20 catalog is now online and open for early bidding. iCollector (Register and enter bids) SixBid (Sixbid auction […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016

By CoinWeek …. CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016 Brain Food 1.) A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins (PHOTOS) Between the formation of the Republic of Ireland, the shift towards decimalization, and the introduction of the Euro, Irish currency underwent a great number of changes over the past 100 years, resulting in […]

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$1 Million in Recently Recovered 1715 Fleet Shipwreck Coins Coming to Market

Sunken Spanish colonial gold treasure coins discovered during 300th anniversary of fleet’s demise to be offered for the first time More than 200 sunken treasure gold coins from the legendary Spanish 1715 Plate Fleet, recovered during last year’s 300th anniversary of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane that sank 11 of the fleet’s 12 ships, are now […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for October 7, 2016

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for October 7, 2016 Brain Food 1.) ANA Unveils Treasures In Your Pocket In 2014 a collector discovered a 1969-S Lincoln cent in his pocket change. Upon further inspection, he realized it was a rare doubled die cent. The value of his find? $19,800… To encourage budding coin collectors, the […]

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Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K. Lilly Collection, Pt. 5

By Harvey Stack – Founder, Stack’s Bowers …… Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 In my last article (see Part 4, above), I told of being with Josiah Lilly when he learned that the polio vaccine his company had been working on was approved for use. Here I continue with […]

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Stack’s Bowers August ANA Sale of World and Ancient Coins Realizes $4.89 Million

Warm sunny weather greeted attendees to the annual ANA convention last week as they brought spirited bidding to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money. The World and Ancient coins sessions realized nearly US$4.9 million (including the standard buyer’s premium) as part of the overall Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA […]

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Welcomes Numismatist Connor Falk

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, specialists in Spanish-American colonial coins and treasure, is proud to have numismatist Connor Falk join the company. Falk will review and catalog consignments as well as work with clients to get the most out of the auction experience. Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, already a leader in Latin American and shipwreck coin […]

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World Coins – Tips on Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso

by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek…. Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso requires skilled eyes and a working knowledge of the silver coin’s design and strike nuances. The early 20th-century peso is a beautiful silver coin with a compelling story, yet it had but a short life during troubling times in the Latin American nation. The Caballito […]

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Three Collections Bolster Heritage ANA World & Ancient Coin Auctions

Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center; featuring the Cape Coral of Multiple Talers, the Redwood Collection of Swiss Coinage, and the Isaac Rudman Collection of Mexican Philip V pillar coins Heritage Auctions will be presenting selections from the Cape Coral Collection of Multiple Talers, the Redwood Collection of Swiss Coinage, and the […]

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Mexico 1921 Aztec Sunstone 20 Peso Gold Coin

Description: At the turn of the 20th century, Mexico adopted the gold standard and issued new coin denominations. Five-peso and 10-peso gold coins were introduced in 1905. The 2.5-peso gold coin’s run began in 1918, and the two-peso gold coin followed in 1919. The 20-peso gold coin featuring the Aztec Sun Stone was first struck […]

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NGC Highlights of Stack’s Bowers August Anaheim Auction

NGC-certified world coins highlight Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ official auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money The Stack’s Bowers auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money will be held August 9-13, 2016, in Anaheim California. It features a number of exceptional NGC-certified world coins. Below is a list of highlights: U.S. Coins & Medals […]

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Silver Coins of the Central American Republic

Silver Coins of the Central American Republic – GUATEMALA. 8 Reales, 1826 News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #341 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ……. The present topic is the CAR silver coins of the independent societies of Costa Rica, Guatemala and Honduras, those minted under the […]

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Stack’s Bowers to Host 2016 ANA Auction in Sunny California

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their upcoming World Coin, Ancient Coin & World Paper Money Auction, to be held in conjunction with the 2016 ANA World’s Fair of Money between August 9 and 13. The sale will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, located at 800 West Katella Avenue in […]

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Sedwick’s Treasure, World, and U.S. Coin Auction 19 Now Online

Live on the Internet, Wednesday-Thursday, May 18-19, 2016 Our Treasure, World & U.S. Coin Auction #19 is now available for viewing and bidding Online! With more lots than in any of our past five auctions, this sale promises to be a big one, appealing to collectors and dealers alike. All of our usual specialties (shipwreck […]

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Coin Industry News – World Numismatics Announces New Company Partner

By World Numismatics, LLC (Mexican Coin Company) …… World Numismatics is pleased to announce that Benjamin Bell has joined our team as a full partner in the company. Ben is well-known throughout the numismatics community. We take great pride in making this announcement and enthusiastically welcome Ben to our firm. He will be a key […]

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World Coins – Collecting Coins of the Central American Republic

4 Escudos, ND (Decree of December 24, 1841). San Jose Mint By Carlos Jara – as posted on World Numismatics LLC……. The Central American Republic, also referred to as the Central American Federation, formed by the five countries of Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador, and officially established in July 1, 1823 was […]

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World Coins – Collecting Coins of the Central American Republic

4 Escudos, ND (Decree of December 24, 1841). San Jose Mint By Carlos Jara – as posted on World Numismatics LLC …….   The Central American Republic, also referred to as the Central American Federation, formed by the five countries of Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador, and officially established in July 1, […]

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Sedwick’s Now Accepting Consignments for Next Treasure & World Coin Auction

Now is not too early to consign to Sedwick’s Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction #18, which will be our THIRD LIVE PUBLIC FLOOR sale. Like last time, we have secured the DoubleTree by Hilton at Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, FL, and we have locked in the date: October 29 2015 (with lot viewing […]

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Kolbe & Fanning Expand Online Numismatic Bookstore

Kolbe & Fanning have been augmenting their online bookstore, substantially expanding offerings of numismatic books for direct retail sale at fixed prices. Their online bookstore, on the main Kolbe & Fanning website at www.numislit.com, currently includes over 1350 titles spanning the entire world of numismatics. While many numismatists associate Kolbe & Fanning strictly with auctions, […]

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US Mexican Numismatic Association Hosts 3rd Annual Convention in Scottsdale. VIDEO: 2:22

Cory Frampton, Executive Director, US Mexican Numismatic Association Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…… The only coin show in the United States devoted exclusively to numismatics of Mexico and Latin America takes place again in Scottsdale, Arizona October 16-18, 2014. USMNA Executive Director Cory Frampton talks about the added features including a welcoming party, added speakers, dealers […]

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