Category Archives: Press Release

American Numismatic Association Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics. The following awards, which are typically presented at the World’s Fair of Money, will be awarded during the Service Awards Presentation virtual event on Sept. 2 at 12 p.m. MT. Adna G. Wilde Jr. […]

The post American Numismatic Association Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Northern Ireland Launches New £20 Polymer Banknotes on Safeguard

By De La Rue, plc ….. Bank of Ireland and Danske Bank launched their new £20 banknotes on Monday, July 13, printed on De La Rue’s SAFEGUARD® polymer substrate and incorporating a De La Rue holographic stripe featuring DEPTH™ IMAGE and DUAL™ IMAGE respectively into the window of each note. This will be followed by […]

The post Northern Ireland Launches New £20 Polymer Banknotes on Safeguard appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

World’s Fair of Money 2020 Officially Cancelled by ANA

ANA Board of Governors Commits to Pittsburgh for 2023 World’s Fair of Money   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors voted on July 14 to officially cancel the 2020 World’s Fair of Money®. The show was originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. COVID-19 restrictions, however, have made continuing with the Pittsburgh […]

The post World’s Fair of Money 2020 Officially Cancelled by ANA appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

CFTC Charges Georgia Company, Florida Residents With Precious Metals Fraud, Misappropriation of Nearly $900,000

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ….   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida against The Alista Group, LLC (Alista), owner Marvin W. Courson III, and company employees Christopher A. Kertatos and Luis M. Pineda Palacios a/k/a Luis Pineda, […]

The post CFTC Charges Georgia Company, Florida Residents With Precious Metals Fraud, Misappropriation of Nearly $900,000 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ANA Awards 2020 College Scholarships

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2020 college scholarships to Abigail Zechman from Clermont, Florida, and Colin Feitl from Hebron, Kentucky. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice. “The annual scholarship is an opportunity for the American Numismatic Association to expand on its core […]

The post ANA Awards 2020 College Scholarships appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

New York International Numismatic Convention Announces 2021 Schedule

The 49th Annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York, located at 109 East 42nd Street between Lexington and Park Avenues from January 8 through January 17, 2021. Kevin Foley, Bourse Chairman for the world and ancient specialty event, said of the convention’s auction offerings: “We will […]

The post New York International Numismatic Convention Announces 2021 Schedule appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

September Long Beach Expo Canceled, Hopes for Return in February 2021

It is with a heavy heart that we, in coordination with the Long Beach Convention Center, are announcing the cancellation of the September Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Card Expo. We are still adhering to the guidelines set forth by Governor Gavin Newsom’s March 12 Executive Order to cancel all large gatherings due […]

The post September Long Beach Expo Canceled, Hopes for Return in February 2021 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Park Avenue Numismatics Internet Auctions to Launch July 2020

Park Avenue Numismatics President and CEO Bob Green recently announced that the company will launch its Internet Auction platform on July 31, 2020. “Over the last several months, it’s become apparent that coin shows as we know it may phase out and we want to continue offering customers and colleagues the opportunity to conduct business […]

The post Park Avenue Numismatics Internet Auctions to Launch July 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PCGS Confirms New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety

First major variety discovery of that Early Half Dollar date in nearly a century   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has confirmed a new die marriage for the 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar. The coin was struck with a previously unknown obverse die and is now recognized as the new Overton 133 variety. It is […]

The post PCGS Confirms New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

1794 Dollar: Legend Auctions to Sell Most Valuable US Coin in October

The world’s most valuable US coin, a 1794 Dollar that last sold for $10 million USD, is set to appear in an auction again later this year. Legend Rare Coin Auctions, Inc. has announced the sale of the Bruce Morelan Collection, a collection of coins from the early period of US history, valued in total […]

The post 1794 Dollar: Legend Auctions to Sell Most Valuable US Coin in October appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Store and Display Your So-Called Dollars in New Lucite Holders

Jeff Shevlin, a nationally recognized expert on so-called dollars, now has available four different types of Lucite holders to store and display so-called dollars, which are historical U.S. medals that commemorate events in the United States history. “It is exciting to introduce a new product that will allow collectors to showcase and display their collections,” […]

The post Store and Display Your So-Called Dollars in New Lucite Holders appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Dale Larsen Joins Staff of David Lawrence Rare Coins

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is pleased to announce the addition of Dale Larsen to the David Lawrence team as a Senior Numismatist and Buyer. Mr. Larsen will be supporting DLRC as a West Coast representative, serving longtime DLRC clients as well as traveling to various locales throughout the United States to purchase collections of […]

The post Dale Larsen Joins Staff of David Lawrence Rare Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ANA Podcast Covers Conversations About Coins and Paper Currency

“Two Bits”, a new podcast from the American Numismatic Association (ANA), is now available on money.org/podcast. Its hosts, ANA Museum Curator Douglas Mudd and The Numismatist author Mitch Sanders, discuss wide-ranging topics about numismatics and the world of coins and paper currency. In the inaugural episode of “Two Bits”, the hosts discuss collecting during the […]

The post ANA Podcast Covers Conversations About Coins and Paper Currency appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ANS Launches Important Update to Online Imperial Roman Coins

An Important OCRE Update The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has recently launched an update to its Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE) digital corpus. This update, months in the making, incorporates the newly published volume of Spink’s authoritative series, Roman Imperial Coinage (RIC) into OCRE. Published in 2019, this new volume updates the typology […]

The post ANS Launches Important Update to Online Imperial Roman Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

GreatCollections to Auction $6 Million Catskill Collection of Rare U.S. Coins

200+ coins, including major U.S. rarities: 1794 $1 and $4 Stella   GreatCollections is pleased to announce the Catskill Collection of U.S. coins, the most valuable single collection ever consigned to our firm. The collection comprises of 240 certified coins graded by PCGS and NGC and includes many major rarities, such as a 1792 half […]

The post GreatCollections to Auction $6 Million Catskill Collection of Rare U.S. Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

New ANA eLearning Academy Provides Taste of Summer Seminar

Collectors Can Register for Free Condensed Courses   During what would have been the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Summer Seminar event – June 29-July 10, the Association will instead offer free virtual courses through its new ANA eLearning Academy. Eleven courses that would have been offered during the week-long Summer Seminar will be offered […]

The post New ANA eLearning Academy Provides Taste of Summer Seminar appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Counterfeiting Battles Continued in May: ACEF

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation is working with fraud victims and federal law enforcement agencies   A fraudulent advertisement for bullion coins on Facebook, fake encapsulation holders and requests for expert help from federal agencies kept the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) busy during May 2020. “Among the cases we’re investigating is the sale of 10 fake […]

The post Counterfeiting Battles Continued in May: ACEF appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Acquires Carter Numismatics

Jason Carter Joins SBG as Executive Vice President   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce the acquisition of Carter Numismatics Incorporated and the addition of Jason Carter to its industry-leading team of numismatic professionals. Carter joins SBG as executive vice president and he, John Morgan and the CNI team will continue to operate out […]

The post Stack’s Bowers Galleries Acquires Carter Numismatics appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ANA World’s Fair of Money Planning Continues

August Convention Remains on the Schedule   While the country begins to re-open for business and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) continues to plan for the World’s Fair of Money. The premier convention features all things related to coin collecting. This year, the ANA is returning to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 4-8. […]

The post ANA World’s Fair of Money Planning Continues appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Over $13,000,000 in Coins and Banknotes Sold at Stack’s Bowers Ponterio’s 10th Anniversary Hong Kong Auction

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is proud to announce the results from their recently concluded May Hong Kong auction. Total prices realized for this monumental 10th anniversary sale were $13,207,382 USD, but that only tells part of the story. The sale had been rescheduled from its original date in March and was put in jeopardy of […]

The post Over $13,000,000 in Coins and Banknotes Sold at Stack’s Bowers Ponterio’s 10th Anniversary Hong Kong Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PCGS 1938 Half Dollar Proof Sells for Record $81,562 at GreatCollections

After spirited bidding from 11 different collectors and dealers, the finest 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar ended up selling for a new all-time record price of $81,562 USD at GreatCollections on Sunday, April 26. The coin, graded PCGS PR68+ CAC, is the single finest 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar known from an original mintage of […]

The post PCGS 1938 Half Dollar Proof Sells for Record $81,562 at GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in April 2020

CAC-approved coins coins outperformed other certified coins in various public internet sales during the month of April. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1926-S Peace Dollar in MS-64 On April 5, GreatCollections sold a CAC-approved, NGC-graded MS-64 1926-S Peace silver dollar for […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in April 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

American Numismatic Society Announces CoinHoards Ancient Coin Research Tool

CoinHoards is a component of the National Endowment for the Humanities-funded Hellenistic Royal Coinages project developed by the American Numismatic Society (ANS). An innovative research resource, CoinHoards provides primary data and other information on 2,387 hoards of coins produced by Greeks and other non-Roman peoples in the Mediterranean and adjacent regions between ca. 650 and […]

The post American Numismatic Society Announces CoinHoards Ancient Coin Research Tool appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Netherlands to Issue 2020 Gold Ducat Coins by Reservation Only

By Coin & Currency Institute …. The Dutch Gold Ducat and Double Gold Ducat are appearing in another variation of their traditional, classic design for their 2020 issue. The first Gold Ducat with the legendary standing knight was struck in Holland under the United Provinces in 1586. The first Double Ducat came from the province […]

The post Netherlands to Issue 2020 Gold Ducat Coins by Reservation Only appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ANS Adds Bronze Coinage to Ptolemaic Coins Online Research Tool

In 2018, the American Numismatic Society (ANS) launched Ptolemaic Coins Online (PCO) as part of the National Endowment for the Humanities-funded Hellenistic Royal Coinages project. Ptolemaic Coins Online is a new research tool that will ultimately provide wide access to the coins listed in the print volumes of Coins of the Ptolemaic Empire by Catharine […]

The post ANS Adds Bronze Coinage to Ptolemaic Coins Online Research Tool appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Coin Grading Seminar in Pittsburgh

  The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering an educational course through its Florence Schook School of Numismatics, held in conjunction with the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®. “Intermediate U.S. Coin Grading” will be offered prior to the show. The convention begins August 4 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, located at 1000 Fort […]

The post ANA School of Numismatics Offers Coin Grading Seminar in Pittsburgh appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Only 1858 Proof Liberty Eagle Gold Coin in Private Hands Leads Central States Auction April 23-26

The convention might be canceled, but Heritage Auctions’ presentation of nearly 3,000 lots of U.S. Coins ( including the 1858 Proof Liberty Eagle ) is right on schedule for the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) auctions, 23-24 & 26. Heritage is hosting the sales at its Dallas headquarters and worldwide on HA.com. CSNS organizers canceled […]

The post Only 1858 Proof Liberty Eagle Gold Coin in Private Hands Leads Central States Auction April 23-26 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

National Coin Week: Join the ANA, Get Free Access to Digital Content

The American Numismatic Association Offers Free Membership During National Coin Week   For a limited time, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering a free digital “Gold” membership to anyone who joins the coin collecting organization during National Coin Week, April 19-25. The ANA is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging the […]

The post National Coin Week: Join the ANA, Get Free Access to Digital Content appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PCGS Resuming Coin Grading Operations in California

By PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service) …… Dear Valued Collectors and Customers, Today we’re happy to announce that PCGS is re-opening the operations of our Orange County, California office. For decades, as the only publicly traded (NASDAQ: CLCT) third party grading service, and the undisputed market leader in coin grading, PCGS’ slogan has been, “PCGS: […]

The post PCGS Resuming Coin Grading Operations in California appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Highlights May 2020 Hong Kong Coin, Paper Money Auction

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is tremendously excited to present their May Hong Kong Coin and Paper Money auction—a monumental event that marks a decade of the firm’s sales in Asia. The sale has generated a great deal of interest due to its vast array of rare coins and paper money, over 3,850 lots in total. […]

The post Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Highlights May 2020 Hong Kong Coin, Paper Money Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Offers Jesse Lopez Classic Silver Dollar Collection, Confederate Currency

The Jesse Lopez Dollar Collection Heritage’s latest month-long coin auction is The Jesse Lopez Dollar Collection, running through April 15 at coins.HA.com. As with most of our month-long auctions, this offering focuses on collector coins, with offerings for budgets of all sizes. Silver dollars are always popular, and like most of our US coin auctions, […]

The post Heritage Offers Jesse Lopez Classic Silver Dollar Collection, Confederate Currency appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Newman Numismatic Portal Remains Active During COVID-19 Epidemic

By Len Augsburger – Newman Numismatic Portal …… Like most of the country, the Newman Numismatic Portal has transitioned to “all remote” status, with Newman Portal staff now completely working from home. Scanning operations are on hold, as our multiple scanning centers (Washington University in St. Louis, the American Numismatic Society in New York, and […]

The post Newman Numismatic Portal Remains Active During COVID-19 Epidemic appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

American Numismatic Association Cancels 2020 Summer Seminar

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 Summer Seminar, scheduled for June 27-July 9 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been cancelled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) safety concerns. “While it seemed inevitable with each passing week, we were officially notified by Colorado College today that they are suspending all summer programs and camps in […]

The post American Numismatic Association Cancels 2020 Summer Seminar appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in March 2020

In addition to realizing newsworthy premiums in a public auction in Southern California, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in various public internet sales during the month of March. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1899 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle Gold Coin […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in March 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Buyers and Sellers Taking Advantage of Gold, Silver Prices But Some Inventories Low

Accredited Precious Metals Dealers Urge Caution Against Market Scams   The recent jump in the price of gold due to stock market decreases and fear of the coronavirus has attracted new retail customers. The financial and public health concerns have also lured a return of many previous gold and silver bullion customers, but some inventories […]

The post Buyers and Sellers Taking Advantage of Gold, Silver Prices But Some Inventories Low appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

“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 (ICTA) 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. […]

The post “Stay at Home” Applies to Coin Dealers appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ANS Announces Updated Version of PELLA Coinage of Macedonian Kings of Argead Dynasty

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that an updated version of PELLA (numismatics.org/pella) has now been launched. As a component of the National Endowment of the Humanities-funded Hellenistic Royal Coinages project, PELLA is an innovative research tool aiming, among other things, to provide a comprehensive typology and catalog of the coinages struck […]

The post ANS Announces Updated Version of PELLA Coinage of Macedonian Kings of Argead Dynasty appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

James MaloneBeach Wins American Medal of the Year Award

James MaloneBeach’s medal “Suffer the Children” has won the coveted 2020 AMY (American Medal of the Year) award, sponsored by AMSA (American Medallic Sculpture Association). The announcement was made by Mel Wacks, chair of the committee of distinguished jurors ― Philip Attwood, President of FIDEM (Fédération Internationale de la Médaille d’Art); Dr. Ellen Feingold, Curator […]

The post James MaloneBeach Wins American Medal of the Year Award appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Exhibit Award Winners Announced for ANA 2020 National Money Show

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 25 competitive exhibit awards at the 2020 Atlanta National Money Show. Winners were announced at the Exhibit Awards Presentation and Reception on Saturday, February 29. Dennis Schafluetzel received the Steven J. D’Ippolito Award for Excellence in Numismatic Exhibiting (best of show) for his exhibit, “Chattanooga Depression & Clearing House […]

The post Exhibit Award Winners Announced for ANA 2020 National Money Show appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Relocation of Official Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ March 2020 Baltimore Auctions have been relocated from the Baltimore Convention Center to a facility near their California home office. The auction schedule published in the catalogs and on the SBG website (StacksBowers.com) will be the same, with only the physical location of the event changing. Lot viewing for the auction has […]

The post Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Relocation of Official Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rob Oberth Appointed Newest Member of ANA Board of Governors

Rob Oberth, president of RoundTable Trading – an association for coin dealers and collectors – became the newest member of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Board of Governors on March 12, 2020. Oberth’s appointment came after board member Paul Montgomery tendered his resignation earlier in the day. An ANA Life Member, Oberth ran for a […]

The post Rob Oberth Appointed Newest Member of ANA Board of Governors appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Künker Auction 335: Holy Citizens – A Special Collection of Medieval Coins

Künker Spring Auctions by Künker GmbH …… On March 18, 2020, Künker’s auction No. 335 offers a special collection of medieval coins containing about 150 splendid bracteates. These Romanesque works of art take us back to a time when saints were regarded as fellow citizens willing to engage actively for the well-being of the community. […]

The post Künker Auction 335: Holy Citizens – A Special Collection of Medieval Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards

Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 1. The awards were established to encourage young writers and promote future numismatic ­authors and ­researchers. The contest is open to young writers in three age groups, all of whom will compete for cash awards and numismatic […]

The post Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

New Book on Medals of the Jewish-American Hall of Fame 1969-2019 Published

Jewish-American Hall of Fame medals issued from 1969 to 2019 have found homes in collections, museums, etc. around the world ― becoming the longest continuing series of non-government art medals currently being issued in the world. Now, for the first time, biographies of more than 50 Jewish-American Hall of Fame inductees have been published, along […]

The post New Book on Medals of the Jewish-American Hall of Fame 1969-2019 Published appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Künker to Offer Samel Collection of Jewish Coins

By Künker GmbH …… Dear bidders and collectors, All those interested in Jewish numismatics have been talking about it for weeks: on 17 March 2020, we will auction off the Samel Collection in Osnabrück. It is a private collection of major importance, which was on display in 1993 and ’94 at the Munich State Coin […]

The post Künker to Offer Samel Collection of Jewish Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Central States Convention Announces Programs for 2020 Show

The 313-booth Central States Numismatic Convention, with public bourse hours Wednesday through Saturday, April 22-25, has announced its schedule of educational programs, meetings and seminars. The convention will be held at the Schaumburg Convention Center and adjoining Renaissance Hotel, 10 miles from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport adjacent to the westbound I-90 freeway, at 1551 North Thoreau […]

The post Central States Convention Announces Programs for 2020 Show appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Scottish Banks to Roll Out New £20 Polymer Banknotes in March

By De La Rue, plc …… Over the next two weeks, three new polymer £20 banknotes will be released into circulation throughout Scotland, starting with the Bank of Scotland and Clydesdale notes today and finishing with the Royal Bank of Scotland’s note on March 5, 2020. This is the first time that the Scottish £20 […]

The post Scottish Banks to Roll Out New £20 Polymer Banknotes in March appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Anti-Counterfeiting Seminar Produces Fast, Positive Results

A seminar for law enforcement officials conducted by the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) during the recent February 2020 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectibles Expo already has produced positive results in the fight against fakes in the numismatic marketplace. The seminar’s objective was to bring together representatives of federal and local agencies that […]

The post Anti-Counterfeiting Seminar Produces Fast, Positive Results appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Künker Ancient and World Coin Spring Auctions Now Open

Künker Spring Auctions by Künker GmbH …… A Feast by Collectors for Collectors It is very rare to see so many special collections at once as in Künker’s auction week taking place from 16 to 20 March 2020. The highlight is obviously the Samel Collection of Jewish coins; however, this is just one of more […]

The post Künker Ancient and World Coin Spring Auctions Now Open appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Bank of England Enters New £20 Note Into Circulation

By De La Rue, plc …… On February 20, 2020, De La Rue announced that the new Bank of England £20 note has entered circulation. It features the artist J. M. W. Turner and is the third denomination in the series to convert to a polymer substrate, following on from the £5 and £10, in […]

The post Bank of England Enters New £20 Note Into Circulation appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Atlanta National Money Show Awaits Collectors

Coin collectors are enthusiastically anticipating the National Money Show in Atlanta, Febuary 27-29. The three-day event, sponsored by the nonprofit American Numismatic Association (ANA), is expected to attract thousands of coin collectors from Georgia and throughout the U.S. eager to buy, sell and see more than $100 million of historic numismatic treasures. Hundreds of coin […]

The post Atlanta National Money Show Awaits Collectors appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Coin Designer Jamie Franki Signs Exclusive PCGS Signature Label Deal

Coin designer Jamie Franki has signed an exclusive deal with Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) to hand autograph label inserts for certified coins bearing his designs. PCGS is excited to announce this partnership in time for the first of three 2020-W Jefferson nickels released in this year’s U.S. uncirculated, proof, and silver proof sets, all […]

The post Coin Designer Jamie Franki Signs Exclusive PCGS Signature Label Deal appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Customs and Border Protection Seizes $900K Worth of Counterfeit US $1 Bills

By United States Customs and Border Protection …… U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the International Falls Port of Entry seized $900,000 in counterfeit United States currency Friday that was discovered in a commercial rail shipment originating from China. “CBP officers strive every day to protect the United States from a variety of […]

The post Customs and Border Protection Seizes $900K Worth of Counterfeit US $1 Bills appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

American Numismatic Society Awards Medals and Honors at 2020 Annual Gala Dinner

On Thursday, January 16, 2020, some 180 friends of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) gathered to honor Richard M. Beleson with the Trustees’ Award at the Annual Gala Dinner, held at the Harvard Club in New York City. Mr. Beleson has been a steadfast supporter of the ANS since joining the Society in 1995, and […]

The post American Numismatic Society Awards Medals and Honors at 2020 Annual Gala Dinner appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Srotag Registry Sets of US Coins to be Auctioned by GreatCollections

750+ PCGS/NGC-Certified Coins   GreatCollections is pleased to announce the auction of the Srotag Registry Sets in February and March 2020. The collection comprises over 40 individual registry sets from half cents through $10 gold pieces with an emphasis on CAC-approved coins. All coins have been graded by PCGS or NGC. Ian Russell, owner/president of […]

The post Srotag Registry Sets of US Coins to be Auctioned by GreatCollections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

CFTC Charges US Coin Bullion LLC and Its Owners With $7.9 Million Precious Metals Fraud

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ….   On Friday, January 10, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced it had filed a civil enforcement action on January 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, charging US Coin Bullion LLC, Salvatore Esposito, and Joseph Esposito with misappropriating over $7.9 […]

The post CFTC Charges US Coin Bullion LLC and Its Owners With $7.9 Million Precious Metals Fraud appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2019

In addition to realizing newsworthy premiums in a public auction in Dallas, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in various public internet sales during the month of December. Here are 10 examples selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1903-S $10 Gold Eagle in MS-66 On December 5, Heritage […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2019 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2019

In addition to realizing newsworthy premiums in a public auction in Dallas, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in various public internet sales during the month of December. Here are 10 examples selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1903-S $10 Gold Eagle in MS-66 On December 5, Heritage […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2019 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Extremely Rare Gold Coins of the Mughal Emperor to be Offered at Spink USA

Two rare gold coins of the Mughal emperor Jahangir are on offer at the Spink USA sale at the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC), at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on January 19. Lot 264 is a Mohur depicting an image of taurus the bull, struck at Agra mint (estimate $80,000-100,000). This is an extremely […]

The post Extremely Rare Gold Coins of the Mughal Emperor to be Offered at Spink USA appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 13. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college, or trade school of the student’s choice. […]

The post ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

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 […]

The post Stack’s Bowers to Sell Most Extensive Offering of Colonial Chilean 8 Reales in Three Decades at 2020 NYINC appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Hong Kong Coin, Currency Signature Auctions Realize Over $5.5 Million

Szechuan Pattern Set Eclipses $1 Million   Chinese Coin Highlights A spectacular double pattern set of Szechuan coinage, made by the Ferracute factory in New Jersey, was the unquestioned highlight of Heritage’s December 5-6 auction of world and ancient coins in Hong Kong. Overall, the auction of world and ancient coins realized over $3.8 million […]

The post Heritage Hong Kong Coin, Currency Signature Auctions Realize Over $5.5 Million appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rarities From Künker Auction 331 for the World Money Fair in Berlin

Künker Auction 331 by Künker GmbH …… On the occasion of the World Money Fair, auction house Künker offers outstanding rarities from all over the world. Coins from the German States, the Holy Roman Empire and France are especially well represented. The highlight is the Prof. Dr. Rudolf Wiechert Collection o. a. featuring rarities from […]

The post Rarities From Künker Auction 331 for the World Money Fair in Berlin appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

MA-Shops Welcomes US Coin Dealer Phoenix Gold

Phoenix Gold Corp. Becomes Certified Dealer at MA-Shops.com …… MA-Shops is proud to welcome Phoenix Gold Corp., an antique specialist priding itself as one of the leading collectible coin wholesalers in the United States. “We specialize in Morgan and Peace dollars as well as better-date, rare U.S. coins that offer an interesting story or exceptional […]

The post MA-Shops Welcomes US Coin Dealer Phoenix Gold appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions to Offer José Rodrigues Collection of Victoria Sovereigns

The newest monthly world coin auction from Heritage Auctions is the José Rodrigues Collection of Victoria Sovereigns, now open for bidding with the live session scheduled for December 29. These sovereigns form a part of the José Rodrigues Collection, a collection that features the NGC #1 set of circulation strike Great Britain sovereigns (1838-1901), as […]

The post Heritage Auctions to Offer José Rodrigues Collection of Victoria Sovereigns appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

$50 Million Gold Eagle Tyrant Collection Exhibit at February Long Beach Expo

More than 300 historic U.S. $10 coins in unparalleled set’s display at February 2020 Long Beach Expo   By Goldberg Auctioneers …… A never-before-seen exhibit of United States $10 Eagle gold coins from the extensive Tyrant Collection will be publicly displayed at the February 20-22, 2020 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectibles Expo. […]

The post $50 Million Gold Eagle Tyrant Collection Exhibit at February Long Beach Expo appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in November 2019

In addition to realizing newsworthy premiums in a public auction in Baltimore, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in various public internet sales during the month of November. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1895 Dime in MS-67 On November 14, Stack’s […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in November 2019 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rare 1856-S/s Quarters Discovered in Amazing SS Central America Treasure

Nine elusive examples of the large mint mark over small mint mark variety now confirmed from treasure retrieved in 2014   The fabled SS Central America, the famous “Ship of Gold” that sank in 1857 carrying tons of California Gold Rush treasure, continues to surprise and delight the numismatic world. California Gold Marketing Group LLC […]

The post Rare 1856-S/s Quarters Discovered in Amazing SS Central America Treasure appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PNG 2020 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Opens

YNs have until March 13, 2020 to submit an essay   The annual Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG will provide a scholarship to a deserving YN to attend one session of the 2020 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 27-July 2 or […]

The post PNG 2020 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Opens appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Wacks Collection Includes Rare Roman Related Judaean Coins

By Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers …… Ancient Judaean coins – ranging from small bronze “Widow’s Mites” to the impressive silver Shekels of the First Revolt (66-70 CE) and the silver Selas (Tetradrachms) of the Second Revolt (132-5 CE) – are often found in hoards. But the coins issued by the Romans that relate to […]

The post Wacks Collection Includes Rare Roman Related Judaean Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage to Offer Yuri Solovey Collections of China and Banque de l’Indochine Banknotes

We are pleased to offer yet another installment of the Yuri Solovey Collection (session 1) as a part of our December 4-6 Signature Auction of World Paper Money. Mr. Solovey is an investor and businessman with a passion for traveling and culture and is drawn to paper money because of its artistry and history. His […]

The post Heritage to Offer Yuri Solovey Collections of China and Banque de l’Indochine Banknotes appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PCGS Launches Exclusive CAC Set Registry Program

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced new PCGS CAC Set Registry composites (sets), which will permit collectors to build collections of PCGS-graded coins that have been awarded a seal of approval from Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC). This innovative move gives collectors of these premier PCGS-certified coins the exclusive opportunity to build competitive registry sets […]

The post PCGS Launches Exclusive CAC Set Registry Program appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Over $17.6 Million in US Coins and Related Issues Sold by Stack’s Bowers in Baltimore

2019 Whitman Winter Expo Brings a Total of More than $19 million The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2019 Baltimore Auction brought together collectors of every discipline for a historic offering of five important collections and numerous additional rarities. In total, over $17.6 million USD was realized across more than 6,000 lots of United States coins […]

The post Over $17.6 Million in US Coins and Related Issues Sold by Stack’s Bowers in Baltimore appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

CAC Website Offers CDN Publishing’s CPG Market Prices for CAC Coins

Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) now provides free access to CDN’s Collector’s Price Guide (CPG) 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. coins, including many of the most popular, widely traded series of copper, nickel, silver, and gold […]

The post CAC Website Offers CDN Publishing’s CPG Market Prices for CAC Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PCGS Banknote Accepting  Paper Money Submissions January 2020

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will again be authenticating, grading, and certifying United States and world paper money domestically with the launch of a new service, PCGS Banknote (www.PCGS.com/banknote), in early January 2020. The company has successfully provided PCGS Gold Shield brand grading of U.S. and world paper money at its international Asia and Europe offices for the past four years. It now will offer […]

The post PCGS Banknote Accepting  Paper Money Submissions January 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Between Text and Objects: Ancient Coins and the “Periplus of the Erythraean Sea”

The American Numismatic Society Presents a Lecture with Dr. Shailen Bhandare on Tuesday, December 10, 2019: Between Text and Objects: Coinage and the “Periplus of the Erythraean Sea”   The Periplus is a Hellenistic Greek text that provides fascinating details and insights into the trans–Indian Ocean trade in the first century CE. Among its many […]

The post Between Text and Objects: Ancient Coins and the “Periplus of the Erythraean Sea” appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Spectacular Items and Important Collections in Heritage Hong Kong Auction

Heritage’s Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair Auction, taking place December 5-6, includes both individually spectacular items as well as important collections which will serve as a point of reference for a worldwide audience of collectors for many years to come. Below you will find just a small sampling of what awaits. Headlining the auction is […]

The post Spectacular Items and Important Collections in Heritage Hong Kong Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ANS Presents 2019 J. Sanford Saltus Award in Medallic Art to Mashiko Nakashima

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Mashiko Nakashima is the recipient of the Society’s prestigious 2019 J. Sanford Saltus Award for Signal Achievement in the Art of the Medal. Mashiko grew up in her father’s home city of Kyoto, Japan. In 1962 she moved to the United States, and in 1964 […]

The post ANS Presents 2019 J. Sanford Saltus Award in Medallic Art to Mashiko Nakashima appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PCGS Announces Exclusive APMEX Partnership to Offer New Bullion FirstStrike Service for 2020

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has partnered with APMEX, the largest online retailer of precious metals, to offer an exciting new product geared toward bullion enthusiasts beginning in 2020. It combines APMEX’s popular MintDirect® products with desirable PCGS FirstStrike® certification eligibility. For years, APMEX has had success selling United States Mint products sealed in protective […]

The post PCGS Announces Exclusive APMEX Partnership to Offer New Bullion FirstStrike Service for 2020 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

GreatCollections to Auction Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders

GreatCollections is pleased to announce the Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders. The collection comprises nearly 100 certified coins that were graded in the early years of PCGS and NGC and have resided with one owner ever since. The collection of important early U.S. coins includes a 1796 Draped Bust Quarter, graded PCGS MS-64, […]

The post GreatCollections to Auction Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

GreatCollections to Auction Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders

GreatCollections is pleased to announce the Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders. The collection comprises nearly 100 certified coins that were graded in the early years of PCGS and NGC and have resided with one owner ever since. The collection of important early U.S. coins includes a 1796 Draped Bust Quarter, graded PCGS MS-64, […]

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2019

  In addition to realizing newsworthy premiums in public auctions in Dallas and New Orleans, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in various public internet sales during the month of October. Here are 10 examples selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1932-S Quarter in MS-65 On October 6, […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2019 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Dr. Gilles Bransbourg New Executive Director American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Gilles Bransbourg has been named Executive Director. He replaces Dr. Ute Wartenberg, who is stepping down as Executive Director after two decades leading the Society; she will remain at the ANS in the new position of Research Curator. “I am very pleased to hand […]

The post Dr. Gilles Bransbourg New Executive Director American Numismatic Society appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Bill Bierly’s In God We Trust Shows Numismatic Research is Alive and Well

In November 2019, Whitman Publishing will release William Bierly’s In God We Trust: The American Civil War, Money, Banking, and Religion. The 352-page hardcover volume will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including at Whitman.com). Here, Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker discusses how the book came to be. * * * Sometimes […]

The post Bill Bierly’s In God We Trust Shows Numismatic Research is Alive and Well appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Joins Forces with CrimeDex

The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) has been granted membership into CrimeDex, the world’s largest criminal investigation network composed of more than 4,000 law enforcement agencies, financial institutions and criminal investigators across the United States and around the globe. “The CrimeDex platform allows members to send out alerts, develop leads, and track criminal trends and patterns,” […]

The post Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Joins Forces with CrimeDex appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Exclusively Legend Regency Auction Draws Strong Bidding

Five important, high-quality collections, assembled by collectors with the exclusive assistance and mentoring of Laura Sperber and George Huang of Legend Numismatics were sold on Thursday, October 24, 2019, in New Orleans, held in conjunction with the October 2019 PCGS Members Only Show. The special auction, consisting of 184 lots, brought five very special consignments […]

The post Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Exclusively Legend Regency Auction Draws Strong Bidding appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

U.S. Coin Designer Emily Damstra Signs Exclusive PCGS Signature Label Deal

Emily Damstra, natural science illustrator and current U.S. Coin designer has signed an exclusive insert label signature deal with Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). Damstra has 11 unique U.S. design credits to her name, including the forthcoming 2019-W Idaho, River of No Return quarter. In addition to designing for coins in the U.S., Emily also […]

The post U.S. Coin Designer Emily Damstra Signs Exclusive PCGS Signature Label Deal appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Künker eLive Premium World Coin Auction of the Dr. Rainer Opitz Collection Oct. 16-17

Opitz Collection Auction by Künker GmbH …… Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, Please find our eLive Premium Auction 330 “The Dr. Rainer Opitz Collection – Coins and Medals on Reformation and Protestantism” ready to be viewed online. This time you will find over 1,200 lots, featuring pieces ranging from Germany to Europe and Overseas. The […]

The post Künker eLive Premium World Coin Auction of the Dr. Rainer Opitz Collection Oct. 16-17 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions: Dresden Collection of Hispanic and Brazilian Proclamation Medals

The newest monthly world coin auction from Heritage spotlights the Dresden Collection of Hispanic and Brazilian Proclamation Medals. This spectacular collection includes 150 lots, 90% of which are mint state, and is heaviest in material from Mexico, Peru, and Brazil. It was assembled from 1952 through 1959 and hasn’t seen the light of day for […]

The post Heritage Auctions: Dresden Collection of Hispanic and Brazilian Proclamation Medals appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists for ANA Awards

Deadline for Award Nominations is Jan. 15   Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2020 awards and Numismatic Hall of Fame “Historic Era” candidates. All nominations can be submitted in writing and online – […]

The post Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists for ANA Awards appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Don’t Miss the TOREX National Coin Show October 26-27 in Toronto

By TOREX ……   The TOREX National Coin Show, Canada’s National Coin Show at the fabulous Hyatt Regency on King in downtown Toronto’s vibrant entertainment district. Enjoy a weekend of exciting numismatic action with Canada’s finest dealers. The Autumn Show Schedule: Saturday, October 26: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, October 27: 10:00 am – […]

The post Don’t Miss the TOREX National Coin Show October 26-27 in Toronto appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in September 2019

CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in the official auction at the Long Beach Expo in Los Angeles County, and in various public internet sales during the month of September. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1876-CC Twenty Cent Piece in MS-64 […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in September 2019 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

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, […]

The post Gold Bars, Honduras Coin Rarity to Appear in Sedwick’s November Treasure Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Morgan Stanley, Mitsubishi to Pay Almost $2 Million for Spoofing Precious Metals Futures

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission …… On Tuesday, October 1, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission today announced that civil enforcement actions were filed and simultaneously settled against two trading firms and one bank for violating the Commodity Exchange Act’s (CEA) prohibition on spoofing (bidding or offering with the intent to cancel the bid or […]

The post Morgan Stanley, Mitsubishi to Pay Almost $2 Million for Spoofing Precious Metals Futures appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Eye Appeal and High Quality Reign at Legend Rare Coin Auctions 34th Regency Auction

Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) presented its 34th Regency Auction on the evening of September 26, 2019, at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. And, as usual, high-end quality performed very well. Online, in person, and phone attendance at the auction, which was held as the official auction for the PCGS Members Only Show, set another […]

The post Eye Appeal and High Quality Reign at Legend Rare Coin Auctions 34th Regency Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Second Edition of The Early Dated Coins of Europe, 1234-1500 to be Released This Fall.

By Coin & Currency Institute …… The appearance of a date on a coin is something so obvious to the layman that it is taken for granted. It will no doubt then come as a shock to discover that the custom of placing the year of minting on coins is absent for most of coinage […]

The post Second Edition of The Early Dated Coins of Europe, 1234-1500 to be Released This Fall. appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

George F. Kolbe Library Sale of Numismatic Books Saturday, October 26

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be offering for sale at auction the personal library formed by numismatic bookseller George F. Kolbe on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The 166-page auction catalogue will mail in about one week to clients currently on our mailing list. A PDF of the printed catalogue is available now on the […]

The post George F. Kolbe Library Sale of Numismatic Books Saturday, October 26 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

International Event Examines Future for Circulating Coins

A new international conference will examine the future role of circulating coins as they continue to play an essential and intrinsic part of cash-based payments – which cannot function effectively without them. With overcapacity, rising material costs, hoarding, the removal of low-value circulating coins, and the growth of m-payments and contactless cards, which are chipping […]

The post International Event Examines Future for Circulating Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ICTA Installs New Treasurer and Secretary, Patrick A. Heller Honored

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) …… Patrick A. Heller was honored during the Industry Council for Tangible Assets  dinner in Rosemont, Illinois, on August 14. He is stepping down as treasurer after 17 years of service. Heller will continue to serve as a director and ICTA’s states’ sales-tax exemption guru. “It has been […]

The post ICTA Installs New Treasurer and Secretary, Patrick A. Heller Honored appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

New Book on Gold Coins of Sweden First on the Subject in Nearly 40 Years

By Coin & Currency Institute …… Not since the publication of The Coinage of Sweden, in 1977, and Coins of the Swedish Possessions in 1980, has there been any concerted effort to update the extensive and diverse gold coin issues of this widely collected area of numismatics. With the Fall 2019 publication of Sveriges Guldmynt, […]

The post New Book on Gold Coins of Sweden First on the Subject in Nearly 40 Years appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Henrik Holt Christensen Joins Stack’s Bowers as Europe Paper Money Consignment Director

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce that Henrik Holt Christensen has joined the company as Consignment Director of Europe. Drawing on his extensive knowledge and experience, Mr. Christensen will focus on expanding Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ European network and growing the firm’s World Paper Money department. He will be at the Maastricht Paper Money Fair […]

The post Henrik Holt Christensen Joins Stack’s Bowers as Europe Paper Money Consignment Director appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PCGS Announces Partnership with Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

PCGS to create special HOF inserts for certified 2020 basketball commemorative coins   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is partnering with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on a 2020 basketball commemorative coin program. The planned $5 denomination gold, $1 silver and 50-cent clad legal tender coins to be struck by the United States […]

The post PCGS Announces Partnership with Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Equity Trust Partners with IDS for IRA Bullion Storage Solution

By Dillon Gage Metals …… Offering state-of-the-art precious metals solutions across the globe, International Depository Services Group announced on Thursday, September 12 a new bullion storage partnership with Equity Trust Company, a leading custodian of self-directed Individual Retirement Accounts, also known as IRAs. While Equity Trust is expanding its presence in the market, this is […]

The post Equity Trust Partners with IDS for IRA Bullion Storage Solution appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers ANA 2019 Ancient, World Coin and World Paper Money Auctions Realize Nearly $5.5 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce the results of their August 2019 Ancient and World Coin and World Paper Money auctions held in conjunction with the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. As an official auctioneer of this annual event presented by the American Numismatic Association, Stack’s Bowers offered over 4,600 lots […]

The post Stack’s Bowers ANA 2019 Ancient, World Coin and World Paper Money Auctions Realize Nearly $5.5 Million appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Exhibitors Honored at ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on August 17. Thirty-six exhibitors of all experience levels, showing 51 exhibits, competed in this year’s program. There were also five non-competitive individuals or clubs […]

The post Exhibitors Honored at ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PNG Offers to Assist Victims of Coin Doctoring

As part of its on-going efforts to combat “coin doctoring”, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is urging dealers and collectors to respect the heritage and historical significance of all coinage to preserve the past as best as possible. PNG also is offering to assist anyone who suspects he or she unwittingly purchased a doctored coin. […]

The post PNG Offers to Assist Victims of Coin Doctoring appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rare Coin Expert Miles Standish Donates Quarter-Million Dollars to His High School

  In gratitude for his academic and athletic education, well-known professional numismatist Michael “Miles” Standish has created a $250,000 trust fund for his Portage, Michigan high school. The 1983 graduate of Portage Central H.S. also paid for an 8½ foot tall, bronze statue representing the school’s mascot, the Mighty Mustangs, that was formally dedicated at […]

The post Rare Coin Expert Miles Standish Donates Quarter-Million Dollars to His High School appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Denver Coin Expo Returns to National Western Complex

Over 100 exhibitors from around the country will join together for one of the largest and oldest coin shows in the Rocky Mountains this fall!   This fall, the Denver Coin Exposition (the Denver Coin Expo) is coming to the National Western Complex from September 26-28. It will be open to the public Thursday and […]

The post Denver Coin Expo Returns to National Western Complex appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Collectors Converge on Chicago ANA 2019 World’s Fair of Money

Collector activity energizes show; dealers delighted   The Chicago suburb of Rosemont again proved to be a popular site for the World’s Fair of Money, with many hobbyists lauding the show as the best in recent memory. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) sponsored the convention – considered the most important numismatic event of the year […]

The post Collectors Converge on Chicago ANA 2019 World’s Fair of Money appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions – Bermuda Coinage – Sommer Islands Threepence

The Sommer Islands coinage was produced in England circa 1616 for use in the British colony now known as Bermuda. The coins were authorized under letters of patent for the Bermuda Company and were struck in four denominations (shilling, sixpence, threepence, and twopence). The threepence is the rarest of the denominations, with only eight examples […]

The post Heritage Auctions – Bermuda Coinage – Sommer Islands Threepence appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During ANA World’s Fair of Money

Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all numismatists. The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) biggest numismatic leaders and influencers were recognized in August during the World’s Fair […]

The post Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During ANA World’s Fair of Money appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

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, […]

The post Rich Selections in September Long Beach World Coins Signature Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

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, […]

The post Rich Selections in September Long Beach World Coins Signature Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Hong Kong Coin, Paper Money Auction August 19-22

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is excited to present their August Hong Kong Coin and Paper Money auction, August 19-22 in conjunction with the Hong Kong Coin Show (HKCS). This comprehensive sale features numerous Pan-Asian rarities and highlights comprising over 3,500 lots of coins, paper money, tokens, and medals. Figuring prominently in the coin sessions are many […]

The post Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Hong Kong Coin, Paper Money Auction August 19-22 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-approved Coins Bring Premiums in July 2019

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of June, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction at a FUN Convention in Florida. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1943-S Steel Cent in MS-68 On July […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-approved Coins Bring Premiums in July 2019 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

MA-Shops Welcomes Park Avenue Numismatics

Park Avenue Numismatics Becomes Certified Dealer at MA-Shops.com …… MA-Shops.com has announced that Park Avenue Numismatics has joined MA-Shops as a Certified Dealer. “It is my pleasure to welcome Park Avenue Numismatics to MA-Shops; their commitment to integrity and customer service is unwavering. The breadth and depth of their inventory adds to our vibrant collection […]

The post MA-Shops Welcomes Park Avenue Numismatics appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Platinum Night: Joan Zieg Steinbrenner Collection of U.S. Gold Coins

Heritage is pleased to present an important selection of U.S. gold coins from The Joan Zieg Steinbrenner Collection, a highlight of our official auction of this year’s ANA World’s Fair of Money, to be held in Chicago August 14-18. The finest of these coins will be offered during Platinum Night on Wednesday, August 14. Joan […]

The post Heritage Platinum Night: Joan Zieg Steinbrenner Collection of U.S. Gold Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions to Offer Cape Coral Collection of German 3 Marks at ANA

Very infrequently does one encounter a collection of such comprehensiveness and caliber that it may truly be deemed a reference collection. The dedication, time, and resources required to create such an achievement are simply too great for most to accomplish, and so it remains a rare case when an assemblage of this nature is painstakingly […]

The post Heritage Auctions to Offer Cape Coral Collection of German 3 Marks at ANA appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PCGS Welcomes New Currency and Coin Grading Experts

The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) team has gained three new members bringing a wide range of numismatic knowledge and business acumen. Well-known banknote and counterfeit expert Bruce Thornton has joined as the Director of Banknote Grading; numismatic educator and vintage coin grader Steve Feltner began a role as Director of Numismatic Education and Outreach; […]

The post PCGS Welcomes New Currency and Coin Grading Experts appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Finest Known Proof 1837 Quarter Eagle

Only four examples of the 1837 Classic Head Proof quarter eagle are known to numismatists today. One of those coins is located in the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution and a second example is in impaired condition. Heritage Auctions is privileged to present the finest known example of this landmark early proof rarity […]

The post Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Finest Known Proof 1837 Quarter Eagle appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Glenn B. Smedley Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club …… The Chicago Coin Club announces that the eighth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is Victor D. Brenner medal cataloger, author, editor, and hobby leader Glenn B. Smedley. His Hall of Fame citation has been published on the club’s Hall of Fame web page, Hall of Fame […]

The post Chicago Coin Club Inducts Glenn B. Smedley Into Hall of Fame appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Registry Quality Liberty Seated Half Dollar Collection at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  …… David Lawrence Rare Coins‘ Sunday Internet Auction #1076 offers a registry-quality 1892 Morgan dollar, a beautifully original proof 1886 Morgan dollar, an 1854-C $2 1/2 gold piece that is tied for finest know, and a beautiful rainbow toned Seated half from the Patriot Collection of Liberty Seated Half Dollars. […]

The post Registry Quality Liberty Seated Half Dollar Collection at David Lawrence Rare Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Gold & Precious Metals: Ninth Circuit Rules for CFTC in Fraud Case Against Monex

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission …. On Thursday, July 25, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reinstated its anti-fraud enforcement action against Monex Deposit Company and its affiliated companies and principals. The Ninth Circuit held that the district court erred in dismissing the case, and ruled that the CFTC’s charges of […]

The post Gold & Precious Metals: Ninth Circuit Rules for CFTC in Fraud Case Against Monex appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

New Secrets of SS Central America Treasure Revealed in Bowers-Manley Book

Impressive book provides previously undisclosed information about fabulous Gold Rush sunken treasure of fabled “Ship of Gold”   By California Gold Marketing Group …… Never before revealed information about the greatest American treasure ever found, the tons of California Gold Rush-era coins, ingots, and gold dust recovered from the 1857 sinking of SS Central America, […]

The post New Secrets of SS Central America Treasure Revealed in Bowers-Manley Book appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Two Former Precious Metals Traders Admit To Manipulation at New York Banks

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission …… On Thursday, July 25, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued two orders filing and settling charges against former precious metals traders at separate financial institutions who entered into formal cooperation agreements with the CFTC’s Division of Enforcement and admitted to spoofing and manipulative conduct in the futures markets. […]

The post Two Former Precious Metals Traders Admit To Manipulation at New York Banks appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ANA Signature Auction Features Great Coins in Fascinating Collections

The ANA World’s Fair of Money is always one of the top numismatic events of the year, and, as always, Heritage is proud to be able to present the official auction. This event, scheduled for August 14-18 at the convention in Rosemont, Illinois, with Platinum Night scheduled for the evening of August 14, features coins […]

The post ANA Signature Auction Features Great Coins in Fascinating Collections appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers to Display Cardinal Collection Foundation Tribute to Franklin’s Libertas Americana Medal

At the upcoming American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money Convention in Rosemont, Illinois, August 13-18, Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce it will have at their bourse table 1005 an incredible display assembled by the Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation and centered around one of the most beautiful and important medals struck in […]

The post Stack’s Bowers to Display Cardinal Collection Foundation Tribute to Franklin’s Libertas Americana Medal appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Key Date Indian Cent, Proof 69 Cameo 1884 Liberty Quarter Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  …… Our Sunday Internet Auction #1075 offers a key date Indian cent, a key Buffalo nickel, a near perfect Proof Seated quarter, a finest known Proof Seated Ddollar, a better date S-Mint $20 Liberty gold piece and a countless number of PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-certified pieces. In all, there’s a […]

The post Key Date Indian Cent, Proof 69 Cameo 1884 Liberty Quarter Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Calling All Collectors: Support the 2021 Morgan & Peace Silver Dollar Centennial Commemorative Coin Bill

Silver Dollar Commemorative Support By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) …… The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) is calling on all fellow coin collectors to contact their United States Congressional Representatives to co-sponsor the H.R. 3757 Silver Dollar Commemorative legislation. This House Bill will require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration […]

The post Calling All Collectors: Support the 2021 Morgan & Peace Silver Dollar Centennial Commemorative Coin Bill appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Gold & Precious Metals News: Ohio Budget Kills Sales-Tax Exemption for Bullion, Coins

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) …… ICTA member Dave Miholer (Executive Coin Company, Stow, Ohio) brought to our attention in May that the Ohio 2020–2021 budget eliminated the sales-tax exemption on the purchases of investment metal bullion and investment coins. The budget plan also directs the state to begin collecting sales taxes on […]

The post Gold & Precious Metals News: Ohio Budget Kills Sales-Tax Exemption for Bullion, Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1776 New Hampshire Copper

Our upcoming August 13-20 ANA Signature Auction will feature, among many other highlights, an example of the 1776 New Hampshire Cast Copper, graded VG10 by PCGS. This example is plated in Crosby, in the Guide Book, and in the Whitman Colonial Encyclopedia, and likely elsewhere. Although this variety is estimated at “URS-5 or 6” in […]

The post Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1776 New Hampshire Copper appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PNG Suspends Member Jason Bradford

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) suspended the membership of Jason Bradford on July 18, 2019, for conduct prejudicial to the PNG, including violation of the Code of Ethics, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman. Bradford, of Legacy Currency Grading in Brentwood, Tennessee, joined the PNG in 2015 as member #765. According to Brueggeman, the […]

The post PNG Suspends Member Jason Bradford appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Künker eLive Auction 55 of Ancient and World Coins Starts Today

By Künker GmbH …… Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, Today starts our eLive Auction 55 session with more than 1,500 lots, featuring pieces ranging from the ancient world to modern times as well as over 860 lots of orders and decorations. Enough time to study the pieces of the upcoming auction on www.elive-auction.de. The eLive […]

The post Künker eLive Auction 55 of Ancient and World Coins Starts Today appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

ANA Awards College Scholarships to Committed Numismatists

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2019 college scholarships to William Cooper from Woodlands, Texas, and Isaiah Hageman from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice. “The annual scholarship is an opportunity for the American Numismatic Association to expand on its […]

The post ANA Awards College Scholarships to Committed Numismatists appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Rarities up for Bidding Soon in ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night

As our most prestigious venue of the year, Heritage’s Platinum Night auctions consistently prove to be among the most anticipated sales in the hobby, and this year’s selections presented at the ANA World’s Fair of Money® in Rosemont, Illinois on August 15 are no exception. Along with the fantastic pieces to be sold as part […]

The post Rarities up for Bidding Soon in ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Show & Convention News – June TOREX Auction & Coin Show Review

By TOREX ……   Gorgeous weather and a very good turnout at the TOREX Coin Show and Auctions on the Canada Day weekend in Toronto. The show featured a busy bourse and a very exciting auction. Collector and dealer feedback was very positive. We were very pleased to welcome Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) representatives Lisa […]

The post Show & Convention News – June TOREX Auction & Coin Show Review appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC Coins Bring Premiums in June 2019

In addition to faring well in Internet sales during the month of June, CAC approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction at a Long Beach Expo in California. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1914-S $10 Gold Eagle in […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC Coins Bring Premiums in June 2019 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Results of Künker Summer World Coin Auctions 322-324

World Coin Auctions By Künker GmbH ……   We thank you, our customers, for your active participation in the Künker summer world coin auctions 2019, which ended on June 27 at 6.30 pm with great success. In total, more than 1,600 bidders participated in the sale. We were very pleased with the overall hammer price […]

The post Results of Künker Summer World Coin Auctions 322-324 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

New Assortment of US Banknotes on MA-Shops

US Banknotes on  MA-Shops.com ……   At MA-Shops.com, we are proud to show you some of the newly added US banknotes on our numismatic marketplace – one of the most trusted online coin, currency, and exonumia marketplaces in the world. As we hope you know, we offer a great assortment of US banknotes and we […]

The post New Assortment of US Banknotes on MA-Shops appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Harry X Boosel Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club …… The Chicago Coin Club announces that the seventh person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is author and hobby leader Harry X Boosel, “Mr. 1873.”. His Hall of Fame citation has been published on the club’s Hall of Fame web page. Twelve Hall of Fame inductees have been […]

The post Chicago Coin Club Inducts Harry X Boosel Into Hall of Fame appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Previously Unreported Morgan Dollars Emerge as PCGS All-Time Finest

By Mint State Gold by Stuppler and Company …… Quietly and patiently acquiring superb quality coin-after-coin over the past 14 years, an Illinois collector working with Barry Stuppler of Mint State Gold by Stuppler and Company in Woodland Hills, California has now assembled the all-time finest collection of circulation strike Morgan silver dollars. The previously […]

The post Previously Unreported Morgan Dollars Emerge as PCGS All-Time Finest appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

First Public Exhibit of Recently Discovered Rare 1854-S $5 at ANA Show

Historic, Gold Rush-era San Francisco Half Eagle will be featured Museum Showcase display courtesy of ANA Governor Brian Hendelson   By Classic Coin Company …… The fourth known 1854 San Francisco Mint Liberty Head Half Eagle, discovered just last year and subsequently sold at auction for $2.16 million, will be publicly exhibited for the first […]

The post First Public Exhibit of Recently Discovered Rare 1854-S $5 at ANA Show appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

German Coins & Medals Highlight Künker Auctions

  By Künker GmbH …… Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, As always, German coins and medals make up a large portion of our auctioned pieces. Once again, we’re able to offer a wide range of collections featuring German coins. First of all, there’s a collection of selected bracteates from the High Middle Ages, featuring great […]

The post German Coins & Medals Highlight Künker Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Three Lucky Collectors Find West Point Mint Guam Quarters, Get PCGS Rewards

The thrill of the hunt and the happiness of rewards continue with three more lucky coin finders in the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) Quarter Quest. The latest three bounty winners, one each from Georgia, Kentucky, and Utah, were the first to discover and submit to PCGS for authentication and grading examples of the new […]

The post Three Lucky Collectors Find West Point Mint Guam Quarters, Get PCGS Rewards appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Collectors Invited to 2019 PNG Day Coin Show

Visitors get early advantage to buy and sell prior to the annual ANA World’s Fair of Money   The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will conduct its 2019 PNG Day show (www.pngdealers.org/png-events) on Monday, August 12, in Hall F of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois. It will be […]

The post Collectors Invited to 2019 PNG Day Coin Show appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Special NGC Label and Designation for Apollo 11 Anniversary Week

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is offering a special label and designation that is available exclusively for 2019 Apollo 11-themed coins received during the anniversary of the historic moon mission. On July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission launched from Florida, landing astronauts on the moon on July 20 and returning them safely to Earth on […]

The post Special NGC Label and Designation for Apollo 11 Anniversary Week appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Special NGC Label and Designation for Apollo 11 Anniversary Week

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is offering a special label and designation that is available exclusively for 2019 Apollo 11-themed coins received during the anniversary of the historic moon mission. On July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission launched from Florida, landing astronauts on the moon on July 20 and returning them safely to Earth on […]

The post Special NGC Label and Designation for Apollo 11 Anniversary Week appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Lustrous Charlotte Mint Quarter Eagle Gold Highlight of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins  …… Our Sunday Internet Auction #1069 offers a stunning large cent, a one year type quarter, various beautiful gold examples and a countless number of PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-certified pieces. In all, there’s a vast selection of 300 New Items, featuring 90 No Reserve Lots and 20 Vault Value Items. All […]

The post Lustrous Charlotte Mint Quarter Eagle Gold Highlight of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auction Offers Solovey Collection of Japanese and Chinese Foreign Banknotes

We are pleased to offer yet another incredible installment of the Yuri Solovey Collection, consisting of both The Yuri Solovey Collection of Japan and Territories and The Yuri Solovey Collection of Chinese Foreign Banks & Hong Kong. The Yuri Solovey Collection is featured in its own stand-alone catalog as a part of the June 26-28 […]

The post Heritage Auction Offers Solovey Collection of Japanese and Chinese Foreign Banknotes appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Don’t Miss the TOREX National Coin Show June 29-30 in Toronto

By TOREX …… The TOREX National Coin Show, Canada’s National Coin Show at the fabulous Hyatt Regency on King in downtown Toronto’s vibrant entertainment district. Enjoy a weekend of exciting numismatic action with Canada’s finest dealers. The Winter Show Schedule: Saturday, June 29: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, June 30: 10:00 am – 3:00 […]

The post Don’t Miss the TOREX National Coin Show June 29-30 in Toronto appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

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 […]

The post Unrecorded Gilt Victoria Jubilee, Admiral Vernon Medals New at Atlas Numismatics appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Eric P. Newman YN Scholarship Program Supports 30 Young Numismatists

Young Numismatists will continue to receive support from the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES). Last year, the organization generously donated $50,000 to support the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Summer Seminar and YN Scholarship. The money has provided for the establishment of all-expense-paid YN scholarship for Young Numismatists to attend the week-long program, many […]

The post Eric P. Newman YN Scholarship Program Supports 30 Young Numismatists appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

FDIC Backs Down on “High-Risk” Merchant List That Included Coin Dealers

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has fully reversed its position on a list of merchant categories thought to present a high risk for payment fraud. In a May 29 article, the Wall Street Journal reports that a suit brought by payday lenders against the FDIC has been settled and that banks must no longer rely […]

The post FDIC Backs Down on “High-Risk” Merchant List That Included Coin Dealers appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Künker Auction Focus on Coins of Reformation and Protestantism From Opitz Collection

In an eLive Premium Auction, Künker will be offering the third part of the Opitz Collection. It includes coins and medals relating to the Reformation and Protestantism. Anyone dealing with coins and medals focused on Reformation and Protestantism knows the name Dr. Rainer Opitz. Künker has already auctioned two parts of his extensive collection. Now, […]

The post Künker Auction Focus on Coins of Reformation and Protestantism From Opitz Collection appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Chicago Coin Club Offering Limited Edition Red Book, 13 oz Gold Medal for 100th Anniversary

By Chicago Coin Club …… The Chicago Coin Club, in conjunction with Whitman Publishing, has released a special edition Red Book® A Guide Book of United States Coins. This special edition Red Book is just one of many ways the club is celebrating its 100th anniversary of being chartered as an official organization in 1919. […]

The post Chicago Coin Club Offering Limited Edition Red Book, 13 oz Gold Medal for 100th Anniversary appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

High Grade 1916 Barber, 1944 Mercury Dimes Among Highlights of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins  ……   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1067 offers a pair of Registry Quality PCGS-Graded Mercury dimes, a gorgeously toned Proof Trade dollar, and a countless number of PCGS-, NGC-, and CAC-certified pieces. In all, there’s a vast selection of over 350 New Items featuring 100 No Reserve Lots and 25 Vault […]

The post High Grade 1916 Barber, 1944 Mercury Dimes Among Highlights of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Election is Live

Printed and e-Ballots Sent to Voting-Eligible Members   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has partnered with Election Services Co. to conduct the 2019 Board of Governors election. Printed ballots are now in the mail, and voting instructions have been sent to members who have selected the online voting option. All ballots include biographical information provided […]

The post American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Election is Live appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Bid on US Coin Treasures in Long Beach Heritage Auction

The June 6-9 Long Beach Signature Auction is open for bidding now! Continuing our long association with the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo, this auction boasts over 2500 lots split into four sessions, with the finest lots scheduled to cross the auction block on the evening of Thursday, June 6 at the Long Beach […]

The post Bid on US Coin Treasures in Long Beach Heritage Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

CAG-Certified Beta Cloth From Michael Collins Collection Realizes $81,250

A piece of Apollo 11-flown Beta cloth from the Michael Collins Collection sold for $81,250 after it was certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty™ (CAG®). Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, and Buzz Aldrin served as the crew for the important Apollo 11 mission, the first to put men on the moon. After their return, the three astronauts […]

The post CAG-Certified Beta Cloth From Michael Collins Collection Realizes $81,250 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

CAG-Certified Beta Cloth From Michael Collins Collection Realizes $81,250

A piece of Apollo 11-flown Beta cloth from the Michael Collins Collection sold for $81,250 after it was certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty™ (CAG®). Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, and Buzz Aldrin served as the crew for the important Apollo 11 mission, the first to put men on the moon. After their return, the three astronauts […]

The post CAG-Certified Beta Cloth From Michael Collins Collection Realizes $81,250 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem Proof 1837 No Stars Dime

Chief Engraver William Kneass suffered a stroke before he could finalize the design for the Seated Liberty motif, which replaced the Capped Bust design on U.S. silver coinage in the late 1830s. The talented Christian Gobrecht took over the project and completed the design, based on earlier contributions from Kneass, Thomas Sully, and Titian Peale. […]

The post Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem Proof 1837 No Stars Dime appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Künker Previews Summer Auctions of World Coins

By Künker GmbH …… About 4,000 lots will be offered in Künker’s Summer Auctions: Specialized collections of bracteates, French and Polish coins and medals, coins of the Middle Rhine from the Link Collection, Günter Westphal’s collection of Solms, a series of Venetian coins and much more. The auctions, which will take place June 24-27, 2019, […]

The post Künker Previews Summer Auctions of World Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Finest Certified Immunis Columbia Copper

The 1787 Immunis Columbia, with the Eagle reverse, is a mysterious issue that has puzzled numismatists since the earliest days of the hobby. In The Early Coins of America, Sylvester Sage Crosby states these pieces were originally believed to be manufactured in England. However, Crosby’s study of the punches used for the dies and the […]

The post Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Finest Certified Immunis Columbia Copper appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Finest Certified Immunis Columbia Copper

The 1787 Immunis Columbia, with the Eagle reverse, is a mysterious issue that has puzzled numismatists since the earliest days of the hobby. In The Early Coins of America, Sylvester Sage Crosby states these pieces were originally believed to be manufactured in England. However, Crosby’s study of the punches used for the dies and the […]

The post Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Finest Certified Immunis Columbia Copper appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

CAG-Certified Medals, Flags, Wright Flyer Pieces Excel at 2nd Armstrong Family Collection Sale

The second sale of the Armstrong Family Collection, which was entirely certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty (CAG), realized more than $2.3 million at Heritage Auctions, May 9. The Armstrong Family Collection features items saved by astronaut Neil Armstrong—the first man to walk on the moon—and his immediate family members. This sale brings the total results […]

The post CAG-Certified Medals, Flags, Wright Flyer Pieces Excel at 2nd Armstrong Family Collection Sale appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Central States Convention Expands Focus of Bourse Area

At a time when many numismatic events are experiencing challenges and difficulty in maintaining the size of their bourse area, the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) convention is actually growing, according to Convention Chairman Kevin Foley. “During our 2018 convention,” he said, “we were approached by a delegation of booth holders and the management of […]

The post Central States Convention Expands Focus of Bourse Area appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Numismatic Literary Guild Announces Awards Competition for 2019

The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, and writers who cover news and feature stories about all forms of money, medals, and tokens as collectibles, has announced its annual awards competition for 2019. This year’s competition is being overseen by David Lange, the new NLG Awards Coordinator. To be eligible […]

The post Numismatic Literary Guild Announces Awards Competition for 2019 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Chicago to Host 2019’s Biggest Numismatic Event: ANA World’s Fair of Money

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) hosts the World’s Fair of Money in a major metropolitan market. It is a convention that features all things related to coin collecting and draws thousands of collectors from around the world. This year, the ANA is returning to Chicago (Rosemont), Illinois, August 13-17. Attendees can find out […]

The post Chicago to Host 2019’s Biggest Numismatic Event: ANA World’s Fair of Money appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Coins and Currency From US, Canada on Tap at ANA World’s Fair of Money Signature Auctions: Heritage

The 2019 American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money® will be held in Chicago on August 13-17, 2019, and once again Heritage is the official auctioneer. Here is just a taste of what will be offered: The Joan Zieg Steinbrenner Collection of gold rarities includes the extraordinary John Jay Pittman 1843 three-piece gold proof […]

The post Coins and Currency From US, Canada on Tap at ANA World’s Fair of Money Signature Auctions: Heritage appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

What’s a Swede Doing in Poland? – Künker World Coin Summer Auction Preview

By Künker GmbH …… On June 26, 2019, an extensive collection of Polish rarities will be auctioned at the Künker auction 323. Among them are coins of Sigismund III, who was King of Sweden and Poland simultaneously. Here, we recount how a Swedish prince came to rule over the Poles. 01 – Poland. Sigismund III […]

The post What’s a Swede Doing in Poland? – Künker World Coin Summer Auction Preview appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in April 2019

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of April, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction near Chicago. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1815 Quarter in VF-25 On April 7, GreatCollections sold a CAC-approved […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in April 2019 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Hoard of Historic US Coin Boards in Goldberg Auction

Nearly two dozen vintage coin boards, all at least 80 years old and most with a dozen or more historic U.S. coins in their respective slots, will be offered in the Pre-Long Beach auction conducted by Goldberg Coins and Collectibles in Los Angeles and online, June 2-5, 2019. The treasure trove of boards was hidden […]

The post Hoard of Historic US Coin Boards in Goldberg Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Important Early North American Currency at Toronto Coin Expo May 2

By Toronto Coin Expo …. In a young country still forming its national identity, it’s odd that the earliest coins that circulated in Canada for well over a century have been largely ignored. This is changing and one of the most important collections of North American French Colonies coinage, with many of the coins estimated […]

The post Important Early North American Currency at Toronto Coin Expo May 2 appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

$5 Indian Gold, 19th-Century Type Coins Highlights of David Lawrence Rare Coin Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins …… Our Sunday Internet Auction #1062 includes a selection of over 375 New Items with a pair of fantastic collections. The sale is highlighted by the Prestige Collection of 19th-Century Type and the Cavalier Collection of $5 Indian Gold, two fresh offerings straight out of the numismatic woodwork, along with 75 […]

The post $5 Indian Gold, 19th-Century Type Coins Highlights of David Lawrence Rare Coin Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Exhibit Winners Announced for ANA 2019 National Money Show

Twenty exhibitors displayed 27 impressive competitive exhibits at the 2019 National Money Show, held March 28-30 in Pittsburgh. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognized each exhibit winner on March 30 during the Exhibit Awards Presentation and Reception, along with two noncompetitive exhibitors who also displayed material. Michael Kodysz received the Steven J. D’Ippolito Award for […]

The post Exhibit Winners Announced for ANA 2019 National Money Show appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

More Lucky Collectors Get PCGS Rewards for Finding West Point Mint Mark Quarters

Three lucky Florida residents, one in New Smyrna Beach and a husband and wife in Orlando, are the latest winners in the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) Quarter Quest to discover specific West Point Mint quarter dollars and be the first to submit them to PCGS for authentication and grading. “They were the first to […]

The post More Lucky Collectors Get PCGS Rewards for Finding West Point Mint Mark Quarters appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Low Mintage Rarity 1885 $20 Double Eagle Gold Coins

United States $20 gold coins were extremely useful in foreign trade during the last half of the 19th century. Double eagles were immediately recognizable to European and Latin American trade partners and their weight and gold content were reliably guaranteed, making them ideal as a medium of exchange. On the other hand, 20 dollars was […]

The post Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Low Mintage Rarity 1885 $20 Double Eagle Gold Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Morgan Dollars: Central States Auction Features “Perfection”

Morgan Dollars are always among the most popular coins in any United States coin auction, and the truly exceptional collections of these coins are something to behold. Such is the case with The Perfection Collection of DMPL/Prooflike Morgan Dollars, an outstanding collection to be offered as a part of the Heritage April 25-28 Central States […]

The post Morgan Dollars: Central States Auction Features “Perfection” appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

SS Central America Gold Highlights David Lawrene Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins …… Our Sunday Internet Auction #1061 includes a selection over 500 New Items along with 100 No Reserve Lots and 30 Vault Value Items. We have three very exciting shipwreck items featured that are sure to garner much attention. All lots will begin closing at 8 pm EST on Sunday, April […]

The post SS Central America Gold Highlights David Lawrene Rare Coins Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Attendance Tops 3,000 at ANA National Money Show

ANA Governors Review Finances and Investments   The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 National Money Show® in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, welcomed a total of 3,002 people to the three-day event, held March 28-30 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. “The Pittsburgh convention was very successful thanks to the combined efforts of the great ANA staff […]

The post Attendance Tops 3,000 at ANA National Money Show appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PCGS First Discovery 2019-W Lowell Quarter Consigned to GreatCollections Auction

A Virginia coin collector is about to get his second windfall from finding one of the first, elusive West Point Mint 2019 Lowell National Historical Park quarter-dollars. Only two of those recently released 2019-W Lowell quarters have the distinctive Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) designation, PCGS First Discovery, and are the first 2019-W quarters certified […]

The post PCGS First Discovery 2019-W Lowell Quarter Consigned to GreatCollections Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Chicago World’s Fair of Money

  Members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money® in Chicago, August 13-17 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Those interested in giving a Money Talks presentation should submit an online […]

The post Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Chicago World’s Fair of Money appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Key Date Standing Liberty Quarter Highlight of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins …… Our Sunday Internet Auction #1060 includes a selection of over 725 New Items along with 100 No Reserve Lots and 40 Vault Value Items. All lots will begin closing at 8 pm EST on Sunday, April 14. The first highlight coin from our weekly auction is a 1916 Standing Liberty […]

The post Key Date Standing Liberty Quarter Highlight of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

$30+ Million “Tyrants of the Tiber” Exhibit of Roman Coins at June Long Beach Expo

An unprecedented display of over 400 ancient Roman and Papal coins from The Tyrant Collection will be publicly exhibited together for the first time   Julius Caesar and the 11 other Caesars of long-ago Rome, along with more than 400 other superb quality ancient and Papal coins from the unparalleled Tyrant Collection (www.TheTyrantCollection.com), will be […]

The post $30+ Million “Tyrants of the Tiber” Exhibit of Roman Coins at June Long Beach Expo appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Spring Hong Kong Auction Realizes Nearly $7 Million

By Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce the results of their Spring 2019 auction presented in conjunction with the sixth Hong Kong Coin Show held at the Mira Hotel. The vibrant market, aided by an impressive and dynamic offering of desirable rarities, helped the sale exceed expectations, with total prices […]

The post Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Spring Hong Kong Auction Realizes Nearly $7 Million appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in March

In addition to faring well in internet sales, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Maryland and Texas during March. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. 1. 1916-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar in MS-64 On March 1, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned a […]

The post Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in March appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Beautiful Draped Bust Half Dollar Among Gem Type Coins of Latest David Lawrence Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins …… Our Sunday Internet Auction #1059 includes a selection of 415 New Items along with 100 No Reserve Lots and 50 Vault Value Items. We are excited to offer 13 quality selections from the Big Easy Collection this week in Auction #1059. From tougher Type and Key Dates, all coins come […]

The post Beautiful Draped Bust Half Dollar Among Gem Type Coins of Latest David Lawrence Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Celebrate Queen Victoria’s Bicentenary With First-Ever Gold Sovereign Proof Coin Series

The East India Company Bullion Ltd, a subsidiary of The East India Company and in partnership with the Government of St. Helena has released their first-ever Sovereign denominated gold proof coins as part of the international celebrations of the bicentenary of the birth of Queen Victoria. Her reign, one of the most profound eras of […]

The post Celebrate Queen Victoria’s Bicentenary With First-Ever Gold Sovereign Proof Coin Series appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Travel “Round the World in Banknotes” With Coincraft’s New Catalogue

Coincraft – one of the largest sources for coins, banknotes and many collector objects in the United Kingdom – has assembled a new catalogue of highly collectible banknotes that includes selections of vintage and some very recent banknotes issued by Central Banks. Entitled Round the World in Banknotes, the 47 full-color catalogue boasts offerings from […]

The post Travel “Round the World in Banknotes” With Coincraft’s New Catalogue appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

World Coin Shows – A Great Success for NUMISMATA Munich

On March 2 and 3, 2019, the iconic coin convention NUMISMATA in Munich took place for the 52nd time. More than 4,500 visitors in total attended the event over the course of both days to get a chance to peruse everything bourse floor dealers had to offer. The 272 exhibitors were more than happy. NUMISMATA […]

The post World Coin Shows – A Great Success for NUMISMATA Munich appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Niels Bohr Nobel Prize Medal Highlights Heritage Central States Auction

It is an exciting time for numismatics, as the many spectacular coins that the hobby offers are increasingly made accessible to collectors across the globe. Heritage is proud to present our first World and Ancient Coin auction to be associated with the Central States Numismatic Society Convention on April 25-29, bringing some of the most […]

The post Niels Bohr Nobel Prize Medal Highlights Heritage Central States Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Welcome Stranger: Celebrate One of the Largest Gold Nuggets Ever Found With New Silver Bullion Coin

In 2019, APMEX, one of the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailers, is helping The Perth Mint celebrate the 150th anniversary of the discovery of one of the largest Gold nuggets ever found with a special U.S. APMEXclusive® Silver coin. On February 5, 1869, miner John Deason discovered a large nugget around the roots of a […]

The post Welcome Stranger: Celebrate One of the Largest Gold Nuggets Ever Found With New Silver Bullion Coin appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Register Now for ANA Summer Seminar Discounts

Hobbyists interested in attending the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 51st annual Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. can now register for the event online. The two one-week sessions will be held June 15-27. ANA members who register by Friday, March 29 will save $50 per session on the cost of tuition; life members who register […]

The post Register Now for ANA Summer Seminar Discounts appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

A Brief History of the Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars

By Dennis Tucker – Publisher, Whitman Publishing, LLC …… Whenever the classic coins of the United States are ranked for popularity, the famous Morgan silver dollar rises to the top of the list. Every day at Whitman Publishing we see evidence of its universal appeal. Hobbyists buy thousands upon thousands of coin folders, albums, and […]

The post A Brief History of the Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

East India Company Presents Latest Coins in Tribute to World’s Trade Dollars

The East India Company Bullion Ltd, a subsidiary of The East India Company and in partnership with the Treasury of the Government of the Island of Niue have released the third coin as part of their overall series entitled “The Trade Dollar Collection”. The series features five of the most popular and sought-after trade pieces […]

The post East India Company Presents Latest Coins in Tribute to World’s Trade Dollars appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Legendary Collection of Canadian Coins Presented by Heritage Auctions

Collector George Cook credited for establishing one of the most comprehensive and complete collections in North American history The world’s most comprehensive and complete collection of Canadian coins ever assembled – including Canada’s 1911 Silver dollar and the finest known 1936 Dot Cent – is heading to auction (and into Canadian history) later this year. […]

The post Legendary Collection of Canadian Coins Presented by Heritage Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

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. A very tough […]

The post Gem MS67 CAC 1865 Seated Liberty Half Dollar Features in David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

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 […]

The post Argentina Gold, Shipwreck Treasure Tops Sedwick’s 25th Treasure Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Early Overdate 1802/1 Half Eagle

A substantial mintage for the time of 53,176 Capped Bust Right half eagles occurred in 1802, all using leftover obverse dies from the previous year that have a 2 punched over the final digit in the date. Eight die varieties are known for the date. In our current March 14-16 Dallas Signature Auction we are […]

The post Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Early Overdate 1802/1 Half Eagle appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Over $10.3 Million in US Coins Sold at Stack’s Bowers Spring 2019 Baltimore Auction

Official Whitman Spring Expo Auction Totals Nearly $21 Million   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. This event met with resounding success, with over $10.3 million […]

The post Over $10.3 Million in US Coins Sold at Stack’s Bowers Spring 2019 Baltimore Auction appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medal Series Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise Medal by Eugene Daub is 50th in the Jewish-American Hall of Fame Series The Jewish-American Hall of Fame series of medals was launched 50 years ago under the direction of Mel Wacks, who continues to guide what is now the longest continuing series of art medals in the United States, and […]

The post Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medal Series Celebrates 50th Anniversary appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PNG Strengthens Anti-Counterfeiting Bylaws, Welcomes 10 New Members

As part of the organization’s anti-counterfeiting efforts, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has added additional conduct restrictions to its Code of Ethics regarding involvement with fakes. Four words, indicated here in italics, have been added and are now part of section seven of PNG’s By laws: “To refrain from knowingly participating in, abetting or dealing […]

The post PNG Strengthens Anti-Counterfeiting Bylaws, Welcomes 10 New Members appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

PMG Certifies Trio of Million-Dollar US Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified three important US notes that were recently sold at auction for a combined $5 million. The group comprises three of the rarest and most iconic US notes, each of which is unique in private hands: An 1869 $500 “Rainbow” Legal Tender Note, attributed as Friedberg-184 and now graded PMG […]

The post PMG Certifies Trio of Million-Dollar US Notes appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards

Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 15. The awards were established to encourage young writers and promote future numismatic ­authors and ­researchers. The contest is open to young writers in three age groups, all of whom will compete for cash awards and numismatic […]

The post Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Burns Memorial Library at ANA National Money Show

The John Burns Memorial Numismatic Reference Library will be part of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show to be held on March 28 – 30, 2019 at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. John Burns was a popular numismatic book dealer that was often seen at many coin shows in the […]

The post Burns Memorial Library at ANA National Money Show appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Veteran Collector and Prominent CPA Robert Fligel Launches Bullion and Rare Coin Firm

RF Precious Metals is a CAC-Authorized Dealer Robert Fligel, a prominent New York City and former Big 4 Certified Public Accountant and CPA firm advisor, has opened a rare coins and precious metals consulting company, RF Precious Metals, LLC, to assist collectors, investors, financial planners and asset and estate managers with buying and selling of […]

The post Veteran Collector and Prominent CPA Robert Fligel Launches Bullion and Rare Coin Firm appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

SS Central America “Supernova” Double Eagle Gold Coin To Be Sold by Legend Rare Coin Auctions

 The spectacular 1857-S Double Eagle, recovered in 2014 from the fabled SS Central America and now nicknamed “Supernova” because of its amazing, unique natural toning, will be offered to the public for the first time through Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA). “I was beyond thrilled when the coin was consigned to Legend Auctions. When […]

The post SS Central America “Supernova” Double Eagle Gold Coin To Be Sold by Legend Rare Coin Auctions appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

First 2019 Scottsdale Mint Biblical Series Silver Coin Now Available

APMEX, Inc., an online precious metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, announces the first 2019 coin of Scottsdale Mint’s famed Biblical Series is now available to order. The Scottsdale Mint Biblical Coin Series highlights stories from the Bible, including Noah’s Ark, The Nativity, The Ten Commandments and more. This first release of 2019, focusing on […]

The post First 2019 Scottsdale Mint Biblical Series Silver Coin Now Available appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

New Exhibit Takes Center Stage at ANA Money Museum

“Money of Empire: Elizabeth to Elizabeth” The British Empire, more than any other, set the stage for the modern world in which we live. From small origins during the late 16th century, the British Empire expanded to become the largest empire in history and the most powerful global economic and military power for over a […]

The post New Exhibit Takes Center Stage at ANA Money Museum appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

Whitman Debuts Expanded 2nd Edition Harlan Berk’s 100 Greatest Ancient Coins

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the second edition of 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, by noted historian of the ancient world and professional coin dealer Harlan J. Berk. The 144-page hardcover coffee-table book will debut March 12, 2019, two weeks before the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show. It will be available from booksellers […]

The post Whitman Debuts Expanded 2nd Edition Harlan Berk’s 100 Greatest Ancient Coins appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek

New 2020 Red Book Reports Dramatic Market Changes

Best-Selling Annual Guide Prices Nearly 8,000 Items – Covers Circulating, Commemorative, and Bullion Coins The newest edition of the coin hobby’s annual Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”) will debut on April 9, 2019, two weeks before National Coin Week. The 73rd edition (with a cover date of 2020) […]

The post New 2020 Red Book Reports Dramatic Market Changes appeared first on CoinWeek.

Continue Reading on CoinWeek