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Interview with the Director of Exhibits & Archives at the Museum of American Finance

New York City, the financial capital of the world, also boasts an impressive number of museums. When the two meet, the result is also impressive. Michael Alexander of the London Banknote and Monetary Research Centre visited the Museum of American Finance on Wall Street - the heart of America’s financial district and discovered a little bit of history about a subject loved by all, wanted by many, … [Read More...]

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Saddle Ridge Hoard Coins and Cans at PNG New York Show

The $10 million Saddle Ridge Hoard of buried treasure gold coins will make its first public appearance in New York from October 9 – 11, 2014. More than 50 of the historic coins, including the finest known 1866-S No Motto Double Eagle valued at over $1 million, will be a featured exhibit at the  the […]

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Tokens from the “Baldwin Basement” Emerge At Auction After Half-a-Century

A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, one of the largest and longest established Numismatic dealers and auction houses, have delved into their Basement at Adelphi Terrace to offer a treasured collection of 18th Century Tokens. Auction 92 will be the first in a series of annual sales offering collectors a unique opportunity to purchase tokens that […]

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Royal Mint 2015 Lunar Year of the Sheep Gold and Silver Bullion Coins

The Royal Mint have announced that they will be releasing their Lunar Year of the Sheep 2015 UK One Ounce Bullion Coins on the 12th September. One of the most recent additions to The Royal Mint’s bullion offering, the coins will be available in Gold and Silver, and will be finished to Bullion standard. The One […]

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Fallen Heroes of September 11, 2001 Congressional Gold Medals

At a ceremony held in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, three Congressional Gold Medals were awarded in honor of the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. The three medals were prepared and struck by the United States Mint […]

Portugal 100th Anniversary Eccentric Bimetallic Gold and Silver Coin

Portugal Issues World’s First Eccentric Bimetallic Coin

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Alderney 2014 Remembrance Day Coins Mark Centenary of the First World War

The Royal Mint have released (9th September) new coins which honor service men and women and mark the centenary of the First World War. Since 2012 The Royal Mint has struck a special Alderney Remembrance Coin bearing a poppy, a well-known symbol of remembrance. That coin featured a striking and award winning image by Emma […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Rise in August

The Perth Mint of Australia has reported gold and silver bullion sales for the month of August 2014 that exceeded both the prior month and year ago levels. Silver bullion sales reached their highest level since January. The jump in sales may have been attributed to last minute orders for the 2014 Australian Lunar Year […]

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US Mint Sales Report: Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Coins Debut

The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the opening figures for the recently released Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Gold Coins. For the second time, the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Gold Coin shows a weekly net decline in sales. The US Mint began accepting orders for the 2014 Eleanor Roosevelt […]

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