Category Archives: North Carolina

Mike Coltrane Collection of North Carolina Currency Now Open for Bidding

Following the successful over $2 million auction of Part I of The Mike Coltrane Collection, Heritage Auctions is now privileged to offer the next part of Mr. Coltrane’s collection in a month-long auction at Currency.HA.com. Covering more than 200 years of North Carolina currency, the material in this auction ranges from Colonial notes all the […]

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PMG Certifies US Paper Money Rarities From Mike Coltrane Collection

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has certified hundreds of banknotes from the renowned Mike Coltrane Collection, which boasts some of the greatest rarities in American numismatics. Heritage Auctions is offering the Mike Coltrane Collection notes in two auctions in November: a Signature sale on Nov. 4-5, 2020 and an auction focused on North Carolina currency on Nov. 29. A […]

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Bush, Innovation Designs Considered

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) met March 10-11 to consider designs for the 2020 Barbara Bush gold coin and bronze medal and for the four 2021 American Innovation dollar coins scheduled to be released in 2021.
The committee met via teleconference instead of in-person as a precaution in light of the coronavirus.
The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee’s recommendation for the obverse design of the 2020 Barbara Bush gold coin and bronze medal

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PMG Currency Grading: North Carolina Colonials

North Carolina was the only colony to ever produce handwritten notes   Money in the Colonies of America relied heavily on barter and coins. They were preferred over paper money partly due to paper being hard to redeem at times and having no intrinsic value, which made for easy depreciation. At the time, Britain, which […]

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Raleigh Money Expo Show Report – 2015

By Charles Morgan for Coinweek…. On Saturday, I joined CoinWeek Assistant Editor Hubert Walker to attend the 42nd Annual Raleigh Money Expo. The Raleigh Money Expo is held each year at the Exposition Center at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, North Carolina. This year, the show’s 106 dealers operated 164 tables. Over the course of […]

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