Coin Ruling Affects Perception of Value


In late May, a federal court judge in Texas issued a ruling against a New York-based firm that owned a third-party grading company between November 2010 and December 2011, citing the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO) and potentially awarding close to $1.9 million for the plaintiffs. You can read about the lawsuit by clicking here. You […]

Preview of Heritage Summer FUN U.S. Coins Signature Auction


    The July FUN show, organized by Florida United Numismatists in Orlando FL, is held from July 9 to 11 this year. As part of the show, Heritage Auctions will be holding a signature auction. A total of 3,268 lots will be offered, ranging from colonials to high-grade Federal coinage and everything in between. […]

TrueView™ Imaging Complimentary on all PCGS Secure Coins


On the heels of PCGS’s announcement of an airtight, scratch-resistant, tamper-evident holder, President Don Willis has announced that TrueView™ coin photography will be included at no extra cost with all Secure Service submissions. The Secure Service can be added at any PCGS level, including economy. Previously a submitter had to pay $5 per coin for […]

US Mint Sales Report: John F. Kennedy Presidential Dollars Debut


The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product report includes the debut figures for the recently released John F. Kennedy Presidential Dollar products and the 2015 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set. On June 16, the US Mint began accepting orders for the 2015 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set. This product contains the uncirculated versions of […]

Passionate Collecting


My introduction to numismatics began the “All-American” way in the mid 1970’s. A family friend gave me a Whitman folder for Lincoln Cents 1941 to date. Like millions of other kids before and since, I began to fill the holes in my album. In the 1970’s, finding most of the Lincoln cents for my budding […]