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 August 18, 2019. The Mint’s best-selling product this week was the 2018 American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof coin (18GE), which sold 71,184 units. In second place was the 2019 American Liberty high relief silver medal (19DB) with 15,882 sold. The third best-selling item this week was the […]
The Royal Canadian Mint has released new mint sets which include a special coin in tribute to the iconic reverse designs seen on the reverse side of circulation coins. Without a doubt, the reverse side designs are Canada’s coin superstars. The beaver, Bluenose, and caribou have been included on Canadian coinage since 1937, while the […]
Santa Ana, California (August 16, 2019) — A milestone in early American numismatics was realized at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, where the incredible Anthony J. Taraszka Collection of 1795 to 1804 $10 gold eagles was sold to a standing-room audience on the evening of Thursday, August […]
The last week and a few other days as well were spent in Illinois at the ANA World’s Fair of Money. It was the most dynamic ANA convention since the 2000 event in Philadelphia. Instead of narrative this week I give a photo essay — of pictures taken at the show. On Sunday before the […]
The National Bank of Belgium has unveiled (14th August) new collector coins which are in observance of the centenary anniversary of the birth of one of the country’s most well-known cyclists who achieved world-class standing in the Tour de France. Briek Schotte, who is affectionately remembered as the “Last of the Flandrians” (from West-Flanders) to […]
(Santa Ana, California) — Jim Licaretz, a veteran designer from the United States Mint with 38 designer and engraver credits to his name, has signed an exclusive insert label signature deal with Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). In addition to serving as president of the American Medallic Sculpture Association the Licaretz initials can be found […]
The government and treasury of Niue have launched (6th August) new silver Proof and colour collector coins which feature one of the puppetry world’s most well-known and glamorous figures: The indomitable Miss Piggy. She joins other familiar Muppets characters in the series, from Fozzie Bear to Kermit the Frog, and now it’s Miss Piggy’s turn […]
On Thursday night, August 16th, 2019, at the Stack’s Bowers Rarities Night Auction, hosted by the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, John Brush, president of David Lawrence Rare Coins and D.L. Hansen, the owner of the Greatest U.S. Coin Collection of All-Time, acquired the famous 1894-S dime, graded by PCGS as Proof 63 […]
Next year coin collectors will have the opportunity to add a third dome-shaped U.S. commemorative coin to their collections following the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame and 2019 Apollo 11 programs. The familiar trio of a clad half dollar, silver dollar, and gold $5 coin will be issued to mark the 60th anniversary of the […]
Many coin collectors — and family members who inherit coins and related numismatic items from a loved one — need help disposing of a collection. This recently updated third edition of the American Numismatic Association’s Managing & Settling a Numismatic Estate shares practical tips for coin collectors and their heirs. Discover valuable advice on… Creating a […]