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Preview of Stack’s Bowers March 2015 Portland ANA Auction

The ANA National Money Show is held each spring in a city around the country and is the first of two shows organized by the American Numismatic Association. This year, that city was chosen to be Portland, Oregon, where the show will be held from March 5 to March 7. In conjunction with this show Stack’s-Bowers organizes an auction of United States coins, and that auction will be the subject of this … [Read More...]

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PNG 2015 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Announced

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2015 American Numismatic Association (http://www.money.org) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  This is the 11th consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs. “The scholarship will cover airfare, tuition for one of […]

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Britannia Will Return to British Circulating Coinage on New £2 Coin

The Royal Mint have revealed the new design for the currently circulating £2 coin which will replace the current technical / mechanical motif first introduced in 1997 and designed by Bruce Rushin with the issue of the UK’s first two pound coin for general circulation. The new design sees a return of the mythical figure […]

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Bank of England Announces New Chief Cashier’s Signature To Appear on Banknotes

The Bank of England announced (24th February) that the signature of new Chief Cashier Victoria Cleland will begin to appear on notes which will be issued on the 3rd March. The notes which will include her signature will be the £10, £20 and £50 denominations, with the first “F” series £5 notes bearing the signature […]

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Harry S. Truman Presidential Dollar Coin Cover

The United States Mint has started accepting orders for the thirty-third release within the American Presidency $1 Coin Cover series. The product combines legal tender United States coins with a United States Postal Service stamp containing a special cancellation. The Harry S. Truman Presidential Dollar Coin Cover contains two $1 coins bearing the President’s image […]

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Nano Life Coin Captures 542 Million Years of Evolution

Coin Invest Trust has created a coin which captures 542 million years of evolution on our planet condensed on a single coin, compressed on a nano chip. The Nano Life Coin is the fourth issue of the Nano series issued under the authority of the Cook Islands. Introduced in the 1970s, nanotechnology is concerned with […]

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New Zealand: New Coins Mark Gallipoli Campaign Centennial

The New Zealand Post have launched two new coins to mark the centennial of one of the most crucial battles undertaken during the First World War, that of the Battle of Gallipoli. In 1915 New Zealand’s role in the First World War reached a new level. In near-impossible conditions, the New Zealand Expeditionary Force took […]

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Homestead National Monument of America Quarters in Bags and Rolls

The United States Mint has started accepting orders for the 2015 Homestead National Monument of America Quarters in numismatic bags and rolls. Circulating quality quarters struck at either the Philadelphia, Denver, or San Francisco Mint facilities are available across six different product options. The Homestead Quarter represents the first release of the year and the […]

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European Central Bank Unveils Revised €20 Banknote

The European Central Bank today launched their latest banknote which has undergone significant design change as well as security upgrades, the €20 note joins both the €5 and €10 which themselves underwent similar upgrade in 2013 and 2014 respectively. In a ceremony presided over by ECB President Mario Draghi who welcomed the world’s media and […]

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US Mint Sales Report: 2015 ATB Quarters Silver Proof Set Debuts

The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the debut number for the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set. Other products in focus include the 2015 Kennedy Half Dollar bags and rolls and 2015 US Marshals Commemorative Coins. The 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set went on sale […]

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Künker Berlin Sale Reaches Total Hammer Price of 8.6 Million Euros

The Berlin Auction of January 29, 2015 on the occasion of the World Money Fair proved that the market for fresh material in highest quality is more than strong. A total of 1,073 lots with an estimate of 6.5 million euros reached a total hammer price of 8.6 million euros.  For more than 60 years, […]