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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Philadelphia — United States Mint Director David J. Ryder delivered remarks and sold the ceremonial first American Innovation 2019 $1 Coin Proof Set today at the Mint facility located there. Director Ryder thanked the Mint employees whose combined efforts brought this coin set to market and stated that in producing this coin set “the men […]
Heritage Auctions is offering the high-grade rarity in October 17-19 event. A 1776 Continental dollar graded NGC MS-65 is among the coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) that are expected to draw high bids at an October 2019 sale presented in Dallas by Heritage Auctions, the collectibles auction powerhouse. Two weeks before the sale, […]
The National Bank of Poland has released new commemorative banknotes which remember the country’s first currency issued just after the re-establishment of Polish independence following the conclusion of the First World War. It was the Treaty of Versailles that not only formally ended hostilities in Europe but also recognised, for the first time since 1795, […]
(Pelham, Alabama) — Whitman Publishing announces the release of In God We Trust: The American Civil War, Money, Banking, and Religion, by numismatic researcher William Bierly. The 352-page hardcover book will debut in November 2019. It will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online, for $29.95. The national motto “In God We […]
(Woodland Hills, California) October 10, 2019 — The all-time finest collection of Morgan silver dollars that was publicly revealed for the first time earlier this year now is being offered for sale intact. Known as The Illinois Set, the collection is ranked all-time finest in five different circulation strike Morgan dollar categories in the popular […]
The Bank of England today unveiled their next release in the current “G” series which will be the £20 denomination depicting the eminent 19th-century painter Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851). The famed artist was born in Covent Garden, London, as the son of a barber and wig maker. He became renowned as one of the […]
Many collectors of modern U.S. commemorative coins have for years lamented the quality of the designs of many recent issues and questioned the appropriateness of many of the themes commemorated on those coins. That has resulted in a sharply downward trend in sales, with the main exceptions being the two curved coin programs — the […]
The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at the United States Mint Headquarters, 801 9th St. NW, Second Floor Conference Room, Washington, D.C. 20220. Agenda (subject to change): Review and discuss candidate designs for the 2021 American Liberty 24K gold […]
The Bank of Albania — Banka e Shqipërisë has issued (30th September) two new banknotes that initiate a new family of banknotes which will consist of the currently issued denominations. The 200-lekë note (U.S. $1.79) sees a transition from paper-based to a polymer substrate while the 5,000-lekë note (U.S. $44.80) remains paper-based. The new series […]
David Bowers’s Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures, one of the most exciting coin-collecting books of recent years, has been released in a new second edition by Whitman Publishing. The 480-page hardcover book is available online and in bookstores and hobby shops nationwide. Here, Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker recalls how the book came to […]