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Allocation Lifted for American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins

Effective Monday, June 1, 2015, the United States Mint's American Silver Eagle bullion coins will no longer be subject to allocation. For the first time this year, authorized purchasers will be able to order the coins without limitations. During periods when demand for bullion coins has exceeded the available supply, the United States Mint has utilized an allocation program to ration available … [Read More...]

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View Pogue Collection Coins in Online PCGS Digital Albums

Every collector can now admire the PCGS-certified coins in the first and the upcoming second auction of magnificent rarities in the fabulous D. Brent Pogue Collection. All the complete sets of the Pogue Collection that were in the May 19, 2015 auction conducted jointly by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s are listed in the PCGS […]

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Three Nation 3-Coin Set Observes 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo

The Royal Dutch Mint have launched a three coin set, which includes coins of their country as well as those of Belgium and the United Kingdom, to observe the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. The pivotal battle, which took place on the 18th June 1815 changed the fortunes of many nations on the […]

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American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal

At a ceremony held on May 20, 2015 in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, the American Fighter Aces were collectively awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. Authorized under Public Law 113-106, the medal was awarded to the American Fighter Aces in recognition of their heroic service to the United States throughout the history […]

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US Mint Sales Report: 2015 Silver Proof Set Debuts

The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the debut figures for the 2015 Silver Proof Set and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set. The US Mint began accepting orders for the 2015 Silver Proof Set on May 14, 2015. Each set includes a total of […]

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Public Asked To Choose Personality for New £20 Banknote

The Bank of England hosted an event this morning to launch their campaign which seeks to choose the next personality to be included on the reverse of the £20 banknote denomination. Held at London’s famed Victoria & Albert Museum, the launch was hosted by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and also attended by the […]

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Fifth Coin in the “UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Israel” Series

The Bank of Israel have released three new coins which continue their ongoing series of highlighting parts of the country which are designated UNESCO heritage sites. This year, the coins feature the ancient city of Avdat in the Negev which was one of the famed ancient Nabatean cities along the Incense Route, the road over […]

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The True Draft of the First Commemorative Coin of the Federal Republic of Germany

On June 25, 2015, Künker auctions a sensation of post-WWII German numismatics: a pattern for the rejected draft by Karl Roth for the first German commemorative coin ‘Germanisches Museum’ (‘Germanic Museum’). Until now, a plaster cast model was the only known testimony! In August 1952, the German National Museum in Nuremberg celebrated its 100th anniversary. […]

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United States Mint Releases 2015 Silver Proof Set

The United States Mint has released the 2015 Silver Proof Set. This annual product contains 14 coins struck at the San Francisco Mint and bearing the “S” mint mark. Seven of the coins included in the set are struck in a special composition of 90% silver. United States Mint proof coins are struck in a […]

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London 2015 Europhilex Opens to Record Crowd on First Day

This year’s premier show for stamps and all things philatelic opened today to record crowds who lined up early in order to be the first through the doors. On the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the first postage stamps, this year’s Europhilex was expected to be attended by larger numbers of collectors than last […]