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 13, 2019. The Mint’s best-selling product this week was the 2019-S American Innovation $1 Proof Set (19GA), which sold 43,995 units. In second place was the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set (19AC) with 14,113 sold. The third best-selling item this week was […]
Pewter coin from the founding of the United States is graded NGC MS-65. A rare coin from the founding of the United States and certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) realized $180,000 in an October 17, 2019, sale presented by Heritage Auctions. The pewter coin, graded NGC MS-65, is a Continental dollar, which all are dated […]
The Istituto Poligrafico Zecca della Stato (IPZS) has released new €10 silver Proof quality coins (2nd October) that are part of their popular series entitled “Italy of Arts,” which was first begun in 2012. The latest coin features one of the world’s most exquisite structures whose history only enhances its beauty, the Milan Cathedral. Located […]
This U.S. Mint numismatic sales report covers the week ending October 6, 2019. The Mint’s best-selling product last week was the 2019-S Proof Set (19RG), which sold 15,584 units. In second place was the 2019-S Silver Proof Set (19RH) with 8,371 sold. The third best-selling item last week was the 2019 Uncirculated Set (19RJ), with 6,894 individual […]
Drop off your NGC submissions in St. Charles. NGC will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels* at the Coin eXpo, at the St. Charles Convention Center from Thursday, November 7 through 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Check with show staff at NGC’s booth for cut-off time. Cut-off time may change due to […]
Description of the Coin The blank is split by an artificial crack, which almost reaches the coin’s centre. In this crack, there is a piece of the Estacado meteorite. The obverse shows the mountain landscape of Llano Estacado traversed by the Canadian River. In the upper field is a round depression with the portrait of […]
(Pelham, Alabama) — In November 2019 Whitman Publishing will release William Bierly’s In God We Trust: The American Civil War, Money, Banking, and Religion. The 352-page hardcover volume will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online. Here, numismatic historian Q. David Bowers shares his thoughts on the book. Bill Bierly’s In God […]
A forger added a star to this coin to make it appear to be something stellar. The classic commemorative series, while full of some of the best-designed U.S. coins of the 20th century, essentially was used simply to make money for various causes. Such was the case with the 1922 Grant commemoratives. In 1921, the Ulysses […]
The Bank of Latvia has launched (14th October) new silver Proof collector’s coins which focus on the country’s cultural relationship with nature and the affinity Latvians have with their forests. Entitled “Gifts of the Forest,” the coin’s issue is dedicated to Latvia’s values and sense of traditions created by the sense of belonging and uniting […]
Today, at 9:30 a.m. (EDT), the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held a meeting to review and discuss designs for the upcoming 2021 American Liberty 24K gold coin and silver medal, the George Washington Crossing the Delaware River quarter, the 2021 U.S. Navy 2.5-ounce silver medal, and the 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial silver medal. Below […]