If you have some time to spare from eating, relaxing, and otherwise enjoying the summer-sendoff that is Labor Day, take a look at the videos below. They’ll be oldies-but-goodies for some of you, but they’re worth revisiting. Happy Labor Day.
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This U.S. Mint numismatic sales report covers the week ending October 15, 2017—a quiet sales week with no new releases. The list of best-selling items saw few changes from the prior period, and indeed has remained constant for weeks. Once again, the 2017 Proof Set (17RG) was at the top of the list, with 13,475 […]
In 1926, the U.S. Mint released the Sesquicentennial of American Independence commemorative quarter eagle. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, a half dollar and a quarter eagle were both authorized by the Act of March 3, 1925. A maximum of one million half dollars were to be struck and […]
Metals Focus has announced the launch of it new reference book, The World of Leading Bullion Coins, at an event at the LBMA/LPPM Conference in Barcelona. The book was produced with the support of five sponsors—the Perth Mint, the Austrian Mint, the Royal Canadian Mint, the Rand Refinery, and the Royal Mint. The World of Leading […]
The Central Bank of Ireland debuted their latest silver collector coin which is issued in conjunction with the ongoing Europa collector-coin series. This year’s design features Dublin’s iconic and beloved landmark, the Ha’penny Bridge. The bridge, which was built in 1816 and entered its third century of service to the people of Dublin last year, […]
Take a look at this beautifully toned American Silver Eagle, which just sold on eBay for $224.72, a bargain, in my view. Typically an American Silver Eagle with such rainbow toning and PCGS TrueView sells for $300-plus. That’s OK. Someone got a great coin. I should know, because it was mine, consigned to Great Toning […]
The Royal Mint have released a new crown coin which honours the observance of Remembrance Day, the anniversary of the end of the Great War (later, after 1945, referred to as World War I). As the world reaches the centenary anniversary of the conclusion of this deadly conflict, once referred to as the “war to […]
WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the American Liberty 225th Anniversary Silver Four-Medal Set (product code 17XD) on October 19 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set is the fourth and final product released this year to mark this milestone in the bureau’s history. Minted in 99.9 percent silver, each medal in […]
A new book on U.S. gold eagles ($10 coins) will debut just before Thanksgiving 2017. Its author, Q. David Bowers, nicknamed the “Dean of American Numismatics,” has been studying U.S. gold coins for more than 60 years, and writing about them almost as long. He has examined more than 5,000 numismatic catalogs, read countless periodicals, […]
The Royal Canadian Mint have released a new coin which is a replica of the famed Stanley Cup trophy. It has been minted for the 125th anniversary of its establishment as the premier prize in the sport of ice hockey — considered Canada’s national pastime. The RCM has produced numerous other coins dedicated to the sport, […]
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for October 18, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Conference Room, United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220. The CCAC will review and discuss candidate designs […]