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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The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The meeting will be held in the Eighth Floor Board Room of the United States Mint Headquarters in Washington, D.C. CCAC members plan to review and discuss candidate designs for the 2020 […]
Yesterday, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney announced that pioneer computer scientist Alan Turing (1912–1954) will appear on the back side of the new £50 polymer note. Making the announcement at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, the governor also revealed the imagery depicting Alan Turing and his work that will be used for […]
The following is excerpted from Clifford Mishler’s Coins: Questions & Answers: Q: People have told me that the three-cent denomination was introduced into our coinage system because of the postal situation at the time. Could you explain this for me? A: There were two principal reasons for the introduction of the three-cent piece, or “trime” as […]
(Santa Ana, California) — Gary Whitley, Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) designer from the United States Mint, has signed an exclusive insert label signature deal with Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). Whitley is best known for his work on the circulating America The Beautiful quarters. Amongst the 15 coins and medals, Whitley designed for his initials, […]
In addition to faring well in Internet sales during the month of June, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction at a Long Beach Expo in California. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a large number of results that could have been listed. On June 6, Heritage auctioned a CAC-approved […]
The Magyar Nemzeti Bank has issued (9th July) new collector coins to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of noted inventor Kálmán Kandó, an internationally renowned pioneer in the development of electric railway traction. The new rectangular collector coins are issued as part of the ongoing series entitled “Hungarian Scientists and Inventors.” This is […]
This U.S. Mint numismatic sales report covers the week ending July 7, 2019. The Mint’s best-selling product this week was the 2019 one-ounce American Silver Eagle Pride of Two Nations $1 Reverse Proof coin (19XB), which sold 95,308 units. In second place was the 2019 Proof Set (19RG) with 5,110 sold. The third best-selling item this week […]
A PCGS-Graded MS-65 Example will be a Highlight in their Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money Santa Ana, California — For a long time the 1876-CC 20-cent piece has been recognized as one of the most famous and most desired of all American coins, and the offering of an example attracts great attention […]
The Royal Canadian Mint has released new rectangular coins which feature a flag never before included on a Canadian coin. The Queen’s personal banner is the foremost flag of the Crown in Canada and was specially created for Canada’s Head of State. Since its adoption in 1962, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s personal Canadian flag […]
On July 16 at noon, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will release the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Currency Set (B15054). The set has a mintage limit of 6,000, a product limit of 5,300, and a household order limit of 10. Each set contains a Series 2013 $50 Uncirculated note that has a serial […]