US Mint Sales Report: 2014 Baseball Half Dollars Top 400,000

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In the latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report, orders for the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Half Dollars crossed the 400,000 mark. Elsewhere in the report, the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar products saw a quiet week ahead of the removal of household ordering limits and a new product makes its […]

Korean Round, Square, and Triangular Coins Continue UNESCO Cultural Heritage Series

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The Bank of Korea have issued three coins which continue the hugely successful and popular UNESCO cultural heritage series highlighting the many historic locations and revered landmarks within the Republic of Korea and included on the UNESCO world heritage list. This year’s issue includes three coins as last year but with a slight difference – […]

Royal Australian Mint 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup Domed Silver Coin

2015 Cricket World Cup Silver Coin

The Royal Australian Mint will release a new dome-shaped coin to mark the 2015 International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup. Held from February 14 to March 29, 2015, this will represent the 11th ICC Cricket World Cup and include 49 matches played in 14 venues within Australia and New Zealand. There have been an […]

1936 Wisconsin Territorial Centennial Commemorative Half Dollar

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The 1936 Wisconsin Territorial Centennial Commemorative Half Dollar is one of the more common classic commemoratives, despite its rather low mintage of 25,000 pieces. The coin celebrates the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Wisconsin Territory in 1836. Wisconsin would later join the Union and become the 30th State of the United States in […]

Slovakia 2014 Prince Rastislav of Great Moravia Gold Collector Coin

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The National Bank of Slovakia have issued a new gold collector coin which highlights the reign and subsequent coronation of Prince Rastislav of Great Moravia. Considered as one of the most historically eminent figures of Great Moravia (part of present-day Czech Republic) was its ruler, Rastislav (ruled 846-870). During his reign, Great Moravia advanced and […]

US Mint Sales Report: Everglades National Park Products Debut

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The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the opening numbers for the Everglades National Park Quarter bags and rolls as well as the five ounce silver coins. The 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Set makes its second appearance. On November 3, the US Mint began accepting orders for bags […]

Tell-Tale Flips in Online Coin Auctions

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There are so many hazards to buying raw coins online via eBay, Proxibid or an Internet estate auction. Counterfeits aside, you can encounter honest and dishonest consignors (and auctioneers, for that matter), hyped lots, misleading descriptions and seller grades and messages on flips. But you can avoid problems by understanding how to grade coins and […]

US Mint Temporarily Sold Out of Silver Eagle Bullion Coins

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The United States Mint has informed their network of authorized purchasers that they have temporarily sold out of American Silver Eagle bullion coins, citing the “tremendous demand” experienced over the last several weeks. During October, the Mint had recorded sales of 5,790,000 of the one ounce silver bullion coins, representing the highest monthly sales total […]

US Mint Sales Report: Kennedy Silver Set Sales Reach 125,147

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The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes an updated figure for the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Silver Coin Collection. Elsewhere in the report, the 2014 Proof American Platinum Eagle makes its second appearance and the core annual set products showed strong gains. On October 28, 2014, the US Mint […]