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Langbord Family Wins Back Seized 1933 Saint Gaudens Double Eagles

The family who disputed ownership of ten 1933 Saint Gaudens $20 gold pieces was awarded the rights to their ownership last Friday after a US appeals Court overturned a previous jury verdict. This new decision means they could now potentially sell these pieces for an estimated $80 million or more on the open market. The coins, often referred to as “Double Eagles,” were designed by sculptor … [Read More...]

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48th NUMISMATA in Munich Recap

On March 7 and 8, 2015, the capital of Bavaria once again became the venue of a major numismatic event. As was to be expected, the 48th edition of the Munich NUMISMATA attracted collectors and dealers from all around the world. They witnessed a fair that was successful in every single way. For 45 years […]

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April 2015 Chicago International Coin Fair Show Report

During the year there are several coin shows in the United States that are dedicated to foreign coins. One of these is the Chicago International Coin Fair, held around this time of year in Rosemont, Illinois at the Crowne Plaza. Attended by approximately 100 dealers from around the world, the show is generally somewhat lower-key […]

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US Mint Sales Report: 2015 Proof Gold Buffalo Debuts

The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report contains the opening figure for the recently released 2015 Proof American Gold Buffalo. The US Mint began accepting orders for the 2015 Proof Gold Buffalo on April 9, 2015. The one ounce 24 karat gold coins feature James Earle Fraser’s classic 1913 Type 1 Buffalo […]

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Fourth Release in “Klimt and His Women” Gold Coin Series

The Austrian Mint will issue (15th April) the fourth gold coin of the commemorative series “Klimt and His Women”, featuring the lost paintings entitled “Faculty Paintings.” These paintings were the last public commission by this Viennese master. Klimt was no stranger to controversy but this series of paintings caused such an outcry by Austrians at […]

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Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollars Available in Rolls, Bags, and Boxes

The United States Mint has started accepting orders for products containing circulating quality 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Dollars. This coin represents the second release of the year and the thirty-fourth release overall within the Presidential $1 Coin Program. The obverse design of the coin features a portrait of President Eisenhower designed and engraved by […]

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Royal Mint Fractional Gold Coins Offered in New Packaging

The Royal Mint have announced that they will offer a range of fractional gold coins in the “Britannia” series which are enclosed in new packaging. The range of smaller coins is aimed at both the smaller investor as well as anyone wanting a more easily divisible portfolio. The Royal Mint’s bullion offerings have also recently […]

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First World War Battlefront: The Second Battle of Ypres

The Royal Canadian Mint have issued a new coin which remembers one of the most decisive battles which took place early on in the Great War, later referred to as the First World War after 1939. The second Battle of Ypres was fought from the 22nd April to the 25th May 1915 for control of […]

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2015 American Gold Buffalo Proof Coin Available

The United States Mint has started accepting orders for the 2015 American Gold Buffalo Proof Coin. The release of this collectible version of the coin follows the release of the bullion version earlier in the year. The American Gold Buffalo carries the classic design from the 1913 Type 1 Buffalo Nickel created by James Earle […]

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Third Issue in “Legacy of the Canadian Nickel” Coin Series

The Royal Canadian Mint have issued the third coin in their exemplary series, “Legacy of the Canadian Nickel” which chronicles the evolution of this denomination. Throughout its history, each of the nickel’s transformations provides a glimpse of a young nation that was seeking to define itself, and a Mint that would quickly come into its […]

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Disney Princess Coin Series Continues with Sleeping Beauty’s Aurora

The second coin within the Disney Princesses six-coin series has been released. The new gold and silver coins feature Princess Aurora from Disney’s 1959 animated film Sleeping Beauty. Sleeping Beauty was based on “The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood” by Charles Perrault and Dornröschen (“Little Briar Rose”) by The Brothers Grimm. Perrault called his heroine […]