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  • newGold, Silver Fall on Week; US Mint Coin Sales Improve
    Precious metals futures climbed modestly on Friday to somewhat trim their weekly losses. Still, gold's drop this week was its biggest since mid-July.Gold for December delivery added $1.30, or 0.1%,...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 5:25pm -
  • 2016 American Liberty Silver Medal Photos and Video
    It took less than 10 minutes on Tuesday, Aug. 23, for the United States Mint to sell its silver Liberty medals. We were able to get a partial order with three medals to go through, paid extra to have...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Aug 16, 6:38pm -
  • Gold Marks Fresh 1-Month Low
    Precious metals futures were little changed Thursday. Gold and silver both declined 0.4%, posting their lowest settlements since one to two months ago.Gold for December delivery shed $5.10 to...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 16, 8:04pm -
  • US Mint Sales: Reagan $1 Cover Debuts
    Last Thursday, Aug. 18, the U.S. Mint released its 2016 Ronald Reagan $1 Coin Cover. The product for collectors holds two circulating-quality Reagan dollars from the first day of production at their...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 16, 5:20pm -
  • 2017 Boys Town Coin Designs Unveiled
    Designs for coins celebrating the 100th anniversary of Boys Town were unveiled Tuesday during a ceremony in Boys Town Music Hall, Nebraska.The United States Mint will sell the commemorative coins...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Aug 16, 11:02pm -
  • Gold Ends at 1-Month Low; Silver Posts 8-Week low; US Gold Coin Sales Rise
    Precious metals fell sharply Wednesday following modest, prior-day gains. Gold ended at a one-month low while silver marked an eight-week low.Gold for December delivery dropped $16.40, or 1.2%, to...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Aug 16, 8:57pm -
  • Gold Rebounds Slightly; US Mint Bullion Sales Rise
    Precious metals rebounded Tuesday as the U.S. dollar declined. Gold futures logged their first increase in three sessions, climbing from a two-week low.Gold for December delivery gained $2.70, or...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Aug 16, 9:11pm -
  • 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals Launching (Updated)
    Collectors may need to act fast today, Aug. 23, if they want to get 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals. They go on sale directly from the United States Mint beginning at noon Eastern Time...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for f…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Aug 16, 10:55am -
  • Precious Metals Decline in Week’s Start; US Mint Eagle Sales Rise
    Precious metals ended lower in their start to the new trading week on Monday as the U.S. dollar logged gains.Gold for December delivery shed $2.80, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,343.40 an ounce on the...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Aug 16, 9:16pm -
  • 2016-S Enhanced Uncirculated Native American $1 Coin Finishes, Values, Photos and Video
    2016 American $1 Coin and Currency Sets pair an exclusive 2016 Enhanced Uncirculated Native American $1 Coin from the U.S. Mint in San Francisco with an uncirculated Series 2013 $1 note designated...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Aug 16, 1:06pm -

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Coin Collecting News

  • Five Proof America the Beautiful Quarters in First 2014 Set
    New from the United States Mint is its first coin collecting product in 2014 with America the Beautiful Quarters, and its first set of the year. Released Tuesday and on sale for $14.95 is the 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Pro…
    - 12 Jan 14, 1:33am -
  • 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Coins
    Commemorative coins celebrating the semicentennial of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 are now available from the United States Mint, as authorized under Public Law 110-451. On Thursday, January 2, 2014, the US Mint starting accepting or…
    - 4 Jan 14, 4:10pm -
  • Sales Ending for Some 2012-2013 Coin Collecting Products
    Less than a half day remains until some of the coin collecting products from the United States Mint permanently go off sale, making way for 2014 coins and products. At Noon ET today, December 31, 2013, all 2013 commemorative coins and products with t…
    - 31 Dec 13, 12:21pm -
  • US Mint 2014 Coin Collecting Products
    Collectors can now plan ahead for what coin collecting products they want to buy in 2014 from the United States Mint. Earlier this month the US Mint listed nearly all the coins and sets it will release for the year. Many of them also have prices. Kic…
    - 22 Dec 13, 6:35pm -
  • First Spouse Coin Collecting Products End 2013
    Four of the five coin collecting products that the United States will end 2013 with are those featuring former First Ladies. Normally these products would have been issued earlier in the year but they were delayed due to production problems that shar…
    - 15 Dec 13, 9:36pm -
  • 2013 Limited Edition Set Offers Popular Silver Coins
    Out this week from the United States Mint is the 2013 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. Released on the 12th, this specially designed set for coin collectors has seven silver coins composed in 90% silver and one in 99.9% silver. The latter is the Min…
    - 14 Dec 13, 6:09pm -
  • Sold Out US Mint Products, Last Chance at Collector Coins
    Two United States Mint products for collectors sold out last week, and the bureau just published a list of other coin collecting products that will go off sale by year’s end. No longer available are the 2013-P Fort McHenry National Monument and His…
    - 9 Dec 13, 4:09am -
  • Helen Taft and Ellen Wilson First Spouse Gold Coins
    Two more 2013 $10 First Spouse Gold Coins are among collectible products from the United States Mint to make an appearance in early December. Proof and uncirculated coins celebrating Helen Taft launch on Monday, December 2, 2013. They will start at p…
    - 1 Dec 13, 6:38am -
  • Last 2013 ATB Quarter Products for Collectors
    This week the United States Mint released the final two collector products holding 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters. 2013 Mount Rushmore America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Sets are available for $9.95 each and the new annual 2013 America th…
    - 23 Nov 13, 11:34pm -
  • Ida McKinley and Edith Roosevelt First Spouse Gold Coins
    Two of the five 2013 First Spouse Gold Coins for collectors make their debut in November. The one-half ounce, 24-karat gold coins honoring Ida McKinley launched this past Thursday, November 14, 2013. Staring prices are $820 for the uncirculated coin…
    - 18 Nov 13, 5:19am -

US Mint Pressroom

Silver Coin News

  • 2016 American Liberty 1 Oz Silver Medals Release
    Later today at noon Eastern Time, the United States Mint will begin selling 1-ounce, .999 fine American Liberty Silver Medals. Buying options include two medals that have common designs — one from the West Point Mint and one from the San Francisco…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Aug 16, 5:12am -
  • Harpers Ferry 5 oz Silver Coin Sales Slide
    While sales of the 2016 Silver Proof Set advanced the most in the silver category of this latest round of United States Mint sales stats — as has often been the case this year, the 2016-P Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Unc…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Aug 16, 4:00pm -
  • US Mint Silver Coin Sales for Week Ended Aug. 12
    Among the movers and shakers in the latest United States Mint sales stats were the 2016 Silver Proof Set and the 2016 Proof National Park Service Silver Dollar. The Silver Proof Set posted a gain of 3,105 so its total bumped up to 242,172. The next…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Aug 16, 3:48am -
  • 2016 US Mint Silver Proof Set Nears 240,000 in Sales
    The 2016 Silver Proof Set continued its reign as the silver product leader. Buyers scooped up 4,105 of them, the most in three weeks, causing the set’s overall number to climb to 239,067. More buying activity is expected in the coming weeks due to…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Aug 16, 12:51am -
  • 2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle Slated for Release on Sept. 16
    The smooth-edged 2016-W American Eagle Silver Proof Coin is due for release on September 16, the U.S. Mint announced Monday in an online newsletter for customers. Normally the coins are released earlier in the year because they are so popular. Last y…
    - 25 days ago, 2 Aug 16, 5:26pm -

Buzz with Dave Harper

  • Mint’s wheel of fortune
    With the silver Liberty medal sold out on Aug. 23, the next potential collector heart stopper will be the gold Standing Liberty quarter on Sept. 8. Helping to stoke potential demand for this, which is the second of three Centennial … Continue readi…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Aug 16, 2:16pm -
  • Dad’s coins offer challenge
    Winston Churchill said the American and the British are divided by a common language. The same might be said about collectors and noncollectors. I had lunch Tuesday at a local eatery. I sat at the counter with a husband and … Continue reading →T…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 16, 1:36pm -
  • Silver medal sellout: Good or bad?
    The silver Liberty Mint medal that went on sale yesterday sold out in less than five minutes. I’m surprised. The medal had a low mintage of 12,500 each from two mints, San Francisco and West Point. Had it been a … Continue reading →The post Si…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Aug 16, 1:57pm -
  • Largest cupped silver coin?
    Would you like to see the U.S. Mint strike a cupped three-inch, five-ounce silver coin, which has never been done before? If yes, you might be interested to know that time is running out for Congress to authorize commemorative coins … Continue read…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Aug 16, 2:02pm -
  • Mistreated coin collectors won’t come back
    Are coin dealers who populate the bourse floors of major shows losing their ability to conduct retail business with the public? Everybody knows that these bourses are becoming more and more wholesale events as fewer collectors attend. Collectors are…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Aug 16, 1:59pm -

Numismatic News

  • newTop price for 1934 FRN
    A 1934 $5,000 Federal Reserve Note, Fr. 2221-H, brought the top price in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night American Numismatic Association Currency Signature Auction, Aug. 11 in Anaheim, Calif. The PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 note went for $152,750.…
    - 17 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 7:00am -
  • Euro landscape is changing
    By Richard Giedroyc The Instituto Poligrafico Zecca Della Stato, or Italian State Mint, recently issued commemorative 20-euro gold coins depicting floral frescoes decorating the Villa Igiea in Palermo on the obverse, with a fresco by Ettore De Maria…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Aug 16, 7:55pm -
  • Mint’s wheel of fortune
    With the silver Liberty medal sold out on Aug. 23, the next potential collector heart stopper will be the gold Standing Liberty quarter on Sept. 8. Helping to stoke potential demand for this, which is the second of three Centennial … Continue readi…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Aug 16, 2:16pm -
  • Stack’s Bowers strikes gold

    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 6:00am -
  • Mint Stats: Medals sell out, but watch those 9s

    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 16, 7:48pm -
  • Dad’s coins offer challenge
    Winston Churchill said the American and the British are divided by a common language. The same might be said about collectors and noncollectors. I had lunch Tuesday at a local eatery. I sat at the counter with a husband and … Continue reading →T…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 16, 1:36pm -

Coin World

  • Wrong planchets can suffer from defective plating process
    By Mike DiamondCollectors’ Clearinghouse: Errors & Varieties by Mike Diamond: Wrong planchets can suffer from defective plating process...Since their introduction in 1982, the copper-plated zinc planchets used for Lincoln cents have been affected…
    - 24 Feb 14, 12:59pm -
  • Howling Wolf on new RCM gold bullion coin
    By Jeff StarckThe Royal Canadian Mint used the World Money Fair in that city to showcase Canada’s new silver and gold bullion coins fe...Berlin may be an unfamiliar setting for Canadian wildlife, but on Feb. 5 the Royal Canadian Mint used the Wor…
    - 24 Feb 14, 12:58pm -
  • ANACS certifies Liberty Dollar medallions
    By Paul GilkesANACS is certifying Liberty Dollars. These were introduced as a private, voluntary barter currency in 1998 by monetary a...Collectors are submitting Liberty Dollar medallions for third-party certifications and encapsulation. ANACS has…
    - 24 Feb 14, 12:57pm -
  • George Walton heirs donate $100,000 to ANA
    By Paul GilkesThe American Numismatic Association’s Numismatic Diploma Program will be updated and digitized thanks to the donation.The American Numismatic Association’s Numismatic Diploma Program will be updated and digitized thanks to a $100,…
    - 24 Feb 14, 12:56pm -
  • The 'other' 1859 cent
    By Q. David BowersThe Joys of Collecting by Q. David Bowers: The 'other' 1859 cent — Issue struck with reverse of 1860You probably know about the regular 1859 Indian Head cent — an issue for which 36.4 million coins were struck.The Flying E…
    - 21 Feb 14, 2:59pm -
  • Seated Liberty dime varieties
    By Steve RoachGerry Fortin’s online resource the “Top 100 Liberty Seated Dime Varieties” will be used by Numismatic Guaranty Corp.Numismatic Guaranty Corp. recently announced that it will attribute Seated Liberty dime varieties listed in Gerr…
    - 21 Feb 14, 2:58pm -

Perth Mint Blog

  • Melbourne Money Expo: new attractions expected to draw a crowd
    ANDA’s Money Expo is set to serve-up an action-packed weekend for coin enthusiasts and their families at the Melbourne Park Function Centre on 27 and 28 August. The exciting exhibitor line-up features major Australian coin players, including both g…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Aug 16, 8:00am -
  • Silver coins hail Frozen success
    The public simply adored Frozen, Disney’s 53rd animated feature based loosely on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, The Snow Queen. Plot Elsa, recently crowned Queen of Arendelle, possesses icy magic powers that she is increasingly unable to c…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Aug 16, 5:39am -
  • SOLD OUT Star Trek sets all gone
    The following collector coin release is now sold out at The Perth Mint. 2016 Star Trek – Kirk, Spock & U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 1oz Silver Proof 2-coin Set Issue Limit: 1,500 POST A COMMENT Save Save Save Save Save  
    - 12 days ago, 16 Aug 16, 8:00am -
  • Pocahontas – final coins in delightful Disney Princess series
    Released in 1995, Walt Disney Pictures’ animated feature film Pocahontas stars the 18-year old daughter of a Native American chief who falls in love with John Smith, an English soldier, during the 17th century settlement of Jamestown. Beautiful, fr…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Aug 16, 4:24am -
  • High relief Enterprise coins pay tribute to iconic starship
    In 1966, the team behind landmark sci-fi series Star Trek introduced one of the most memorable space craft ever devised for TV and film. So futuristic was the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, that 50 years later, the renowned starship is still highly admi…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Aug 16, 2:57am -
  • ANAGRAM Win a 75th Anniversary of WWII – The Battle of Britain 2015 1oz Silver Proof Coin
    The Battle of Britain was a pivotal World War II air campaign during which the RAF defended the UK from German Luftwaffe attacks. Conducted between July and October 1940, it marked the first major defeat of Hitler’s military forces. Commemorating t…
    - 26 days ago, 2 Aug 16, 1:09am -

CoinWeek

  • new2016 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series 3-Medal Set Avail. August 31
    The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Three-Medal Set (product code 16MA) on August 31 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This is the final release in the series. This three-medal set includes one each of the 20…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 1:31pm -
  • newNGC, MA-Shops Agree to Mutual Promotion
    Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and MA-Shops.com have announced a reciprocal marketing agreement to promote the companies to their respective customers and website visitors. The collaboration pairs the two largest and most respected compani…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 1:22pm -
  • Massive 145-Ounce Gold Nugget Found with Minelab GPZ 7000 Metal Detector
    By Minelab ……   The ‘Friday’s Joy’ gold nugget is expected to bring more than $250,000 AUD. It was discovered in a worked-over area at the far southern edge of Central Victoria’s Golden Triangle on a recent Friday morning by a seasoned p…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Aug 16, 4:32pm -
  • CoinWeek News Wire for August 26, 2016
    By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for August 19, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Rare coins in rare places While finding one or more rare coins in a totally unexpected location doesn’t happen very often, it does happen. Here are three stories about rare c…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Aug 16, 3:59pm -
  • CoinWeek: We Take the PCGS Coin Grading Challenge! – 4K Video
    At the 2016 American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim, California, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan met with PCGS CoinFacts founder and former PCGS President Ron Guth to take the PCGS Grading Challenge. Ron gave Charles 30…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Aug 16, 3:10pm -

World Mint Coins

  • 2014 Australian Kangaroo Silver High Relief Coin
    The 2014 Australian Kangaroo 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin is now available from the Perth Mint of Australia. It is issued as the fifth annual release in a series. Each coin is composed of one ounce of 99.9% pure silver and features a high reli…
    - 25 Jul 14, 2:13pm -
  • 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set Next Week
    Next week, the United States Mint has scheduled the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Uncirculated Coin Set for release. This set is likely to be extremely popular with collectors. The set will go on sale beginning at Noon (Eastern) on Thursday,…
    - 19 Jul 14, 1:55pm -
  • 2014 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin Issued
    The Perth Mint of Australia offers the 2014 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin as the second annual issue in a series. Each is struck from 0.5 grams of 99.99% pure gold. Shown on the reverse of the coin is a head and shoulders likeness of a single koala. Pri…
    - 14 Jul 14, 1:53pm -
  • 2014 Quarters Uncirculated Set and Harding Gold Coins This Week
    The United States Mint has four new products scheduled to debut this week. Included in these new issues are the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set™, the proof and uncirculated 2014 Florence Harding First Spouse Gold Coins an…
    - 7 Jul 14, 6:18pm -
  • Disney – 80th Anniversary of Donald Duck Gold and Silver Coins
    The Perth Mint of Australia has unveiled the second issues of its two year programs featuring classic Disney characters with new strikes honoring the 80th anniversary of the beloved bird Donald Duck. Now available from the Perth Mint are the Dis…
    - 28 Jun 14, 2:34pm -

UK Royal Mint Blog

  • Behind the design: The 2016 Beatrix Potter Series by Emma Noble
    Throughout 2016, The Royal Mint has been celebrating the wonderful world of Beatrix and her most-loved characters, marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter. Earlier this year, we announced that we would be marking the 150th Ann…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Aug 16, 10:34am -
  • Behind the design: The 2016 Team GB 50p
    We are now a week in to this year’s Olympic Games, which continue at pace, with the medal tally beginning to stack up for Team GB. As I write this, Team GB have accumulated 13 medals with plenty more events to come over the next few weeks. In fac…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Aug 16, 9:55am -
  • With the Olympic Games now upon us, here’s your ‘Guide to the Games’.
    The Olympic Games are now upon us, with the opening ceremony of Rio 2016 taking place on 5 August. Across the world people are preparing to rally behind their favourite athletes. For die-hard sports fans the Road to Rio will have felt like a long…
    - 23 days ago, 4 Aug 16, 3:52pm -
  • First World War commemorations continue with the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme
    It was on 1 July 1916, one hundred years ago, that one of history’s deadliest battles would begin. The Battle of the Somme is considered to be one of the bloodiest battles in military history. In total the battle spanned 141 days – ending on 18 N…
    - 58 days ago, 1 Jul 16, 7:44am -
  • The 90th birthday festivities continue with The Queen’s official birthday
    This weekend the nation continues the celebrations for Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday, this time marking The Queen’s official birthday on Saturday 11 June. Ever since the seventeenth century it has been tradition to mark the monarch’s b…
    - 78 days ago, 10 Jun 16, 12:49pm -
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Rare Gold Coins

  • The Newbie’s Lament: What Should I Collect?
    For new collectors of vintage United States gold coins, one of the most puzzling questions to ask is: what should I collect. The answer, of course, depends on your budget but it also depends on which sort of collection you are going to build: a set w…
    - 99 days ago, 20 May 16, 5:39pm -
  • What is the Rarest New Orleans Half Eagle?
    A total of 17 half eagles were produced at the New Orleans mint between 1840 and 1909. Focusing on the No Motto Liberty Head issues (struck between 1840 and 1857) there are at least five issues which I would call “rare” (i.e., fewer than 100 exam…
    - 13 Apr 16, 4:54pm -
  • Civil War Eagles: A Rarity Study with Condition Census Information
    This is the first of potentially many articles which focus on rarity and Condition Census information in the Liberty Head eagle series. The first sub-group I’m going to focus on is the 11 Civil War issues. These coins are, with one exception, rare…
    - 19 Feb 16, 7:49pm -
  • A Date by Date Analysis of New Orleans Eagles, Part Two: With Motto, 1879-1906
    Earlier this fall I wrote the first part of this article, which discussed the No Motto eagles from the New Orleans mint. (You can find the full article here.) This second part focuses on the With Motto eagles from the Crescent City. Production of eag…
    - 20 Nov 15, 8:12pm -
  • A Date by Date Analysis of New Orleans Eagles, Part One: No Motto, 1841-1860
    Production of eagles at the New Orleans mint didn’t begin until 1841; two years after the introduction of the quarter eagle, and a year after the first half eagles from this mint were struck. The so-called No Motto eagles were made at New Orleans t…
    - 19 Nov 15, 5:58pm -

Perth Mint Bullion Blog

  • World Gold Council: Investor demand for gold soars in Q2 2016
    Some key findings of the latest WGC Gold Demand Trends report:  • Q2 2016 continued in the same vein as Q1 with overall gold demand growing to 1,050 tonnes, up 15% from the Q2 2015.  • Q2 investment demand was 448 tonnes, up 141% from 186 ton…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Aug 16, 8:30am -
  • Delivery v Storage – Perth Mint provides online solutions for both camps
    When it comes the utilizing the convenience of the world wide web to purchase bullion, The Perth Mint offers buyers two routes to assess. For those who consider physical possession of their bullion to be essential, option one offers access to a wid…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Aug 16, 2:10am -
  • Monthly Sales – July 2016
    SALES STATISTICS Total ounces of gold and silver sold by The Perth Mint in July 2016 as coins and minted bars.   - Gold (Au): 16,870 oz   - Silver (Ag): 693,447 oz This chart shows total monthly ounces of gold and silver shipped as minted produ…
    - 24 days ago, 4 Aug 16, 7:38am -
  • 10 Mighty Coin Facts
    In just its second venture outside of Perth, the Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin has been transported 600 kilometres east to the renowned gold mining city of Kalgoorlie where it is now on display for the inaugural day of the Diggers & Dealers…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Aug 16, 1:31am -
  • Silver Kangaroo bullion coin sales jump to new heights
    BULLION BARS AND COINS Sales of The Perth Mint’s 2016 Australian Kangaroo 1oz silver bullion coin have reached 10 million. Introduced to the market in September 2015, sales of the new release were anticipated to reach 5 million coins in its int…
    - 38 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 12:53am -

Coin Collectors Blog

  • Next stop for the famed Double Eagles: SCOTUS
    Earlier this months the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on the procedural appeal that the ten 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coins did not have to be returned to the Langbord family. This is a case that has been ongoing for ten years…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Aug 16, 12:30pm -
  • PCGS ups the bounty
    Catching up with the numismatic news from the last few weeks, I saw a note that Professional Coin Grading Service is offering a bounty of $10,000 each to view and grade five of the very rarest coins. PCGS will grade the coins and return them to their…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Aug 16, 2:00pm -
  • Will you help?
    There are no bigger heroes in daily society than teachers. Teachers are entrusted with our children to teach them while working through the societal, social, and political issues to ensure that our future is educated. In the face of attack by people…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Aug 16, 8:00pm -
  • Proof was in the change
    Sometimes I am amazed at what other people find in their daily change. While I tend to pick up a few foreign coins or some old wheat cents, I have never picked up anything really interesting until the other day. During a visit to a numerically named…
    - 14 days ago, 13 Aug 16, 2:00pm -
  • BNote sings new praises for Baltimore
    Last April, the Baltimore Green Currency Association, sponsor of the BNote, initiated an Indiegogo campaign to fund their next issue that would feature significant women in Baltimore history. Although the campaign fell a little short, an anonymous do…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Aug 16, 12:30pm -

Ancient Coin Collecting

  • Steven Andrew Sayles 1964-2016
        Steven Andrew Sayles was born in Gander, Newfoundland on March 14, 1964 to Wayne G. and Sharon L. (Greshay) Sayles.  As a child, Steve had an inquisitive nature and was far more worldly than his years might have suggested.  He was an avid co…
    - 34 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 4:15am -
  • An Intellectual Curiosity
    "We treat all stakeholders with a vested interest in the site with the same intellectual curiosity, which means we interact with and learn from local populations, dealers, collectors, looters, government employees, archaeologists, museum professional…
    - 3 Mar 16, 3:40am -
  • RESTART
    Frequent readers here will know that I have tried on at least two prior occasions to restart the focus of this blog and avoid cultural property issues which only lead to frustration and ill will.  Unfortunately, those issues can tend to take over on…
    - 31 Jan 16, 6:51pm -

Numismatters

  • Finland 10 & 20 euro 2016 - Finnish work
    New silver commemoratives:'Finnish work'SPECIFICATIONSComposition: Silver .500Diameter: 28.50 mmWeight: 10.00 gMintage: 10,000Designer: Sauli SuomelaA 20 euro coin is to be released too (mintage: 5,000).LINK: Bank of FinlandLINK: Mint of Finland
    - 4 days ago, 24 Aug 16, 7:07am -
  • Transnistria 1 rouble 2016 - 10 years of Independence Referendum
    New commemorative:'10 years of Independence Referendum'SPECIFICATIONSComposition: Nickel plated steelWeight: 4.65 gDiameter: 22.00 mm(news by Jo Hoogeveen, Gijs Vlothuizen and Alexey Malykh)LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank
    - 8 days ago, 19 Aug 16, 12:52pm -
  • Transnistria 1 rouble 2016 - Memorial complex "Heroes Square" in Bendery
    New commemorative:'Memorial complex "Heroes Square" in Bendery'SPECIFICATIONSComposition: Nickel plated steelWeight: 4.65 gDiameter: 22.00 mm(news by Jo Hoogeveen, Gijs Vlothuizen and Alexey Malykh)LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank
    - 8 days ago, 19 Aug 16, 12:42pm -
  • Transnistria 1 rouble 2016 - Memorial of Glory in Ribnitsa
    New commemorative:'Memorial of Glory in Ribnitsa'SPECIFICATIONSComposition: Nickel plated steelWeight: 4.65 gDiameter: 22.00 mm(news by Jo Hoogeveen, Gijs Vlothuizen and Alexey Malykh)LINK: Trans-Dniester Republican Bank
    - 8 days ago, 19 Aug 16, 12:40pm -

Beautiful World Coins

Silver Coin Melt Values

  • Silver Coin Melt Values Drop $3.53 an Ounce in 2014
    2014 proved to be a negative year for Silver coin melt values as the precious metal market plunged to levels not seen in over four and a half years. The price recovered slightly by the end of 2014, but not nearly enough to erase the cumulative losses…
    - 1 Jan 15, 11:28pm -
  • Market Conditions Drag Silver Coin Melt Values to Four Year Low
    The third quarter of 2014, which ended with September, was not kind to silver coin melt values as the associated silver market slumped to levels not seen in over four years. This significant drop was more than enough to wipe out the gains realized in…
    - 1 Oct 14, 8:31pm -
  • Silver Coin Melt Values See Almost Double Digit Increases in June
    Silver coin melt values realized significant earnings in June as the precious metal posted gains for the month. The market’s positive entry ended a three-month slide for melt values which started in March. Closing out June on the 30th, the London F…
    - 1 Jul 14, 1:15pm -

Coin News Extra

  • 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Gold Coin Pricing
    Pricing for the upcoming 24-karat 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Gold Proof Coin has been established by the United States Mint.The gold coin and two other coin sets will launch this year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy…
    - 6 Jul 14, 8:08pm -
  • 2014 Anniversary Kennedy Set, Gold Coins and Quarters Set in July
    The United States Mint will offer a unique range of products in July to include the first of the 2014 First Spouse Gold Coins, the first 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Set, and a set for young numismatists featuring a 2014 Baseball coin.Then there a…
    - 1 Jul 14, 2:48pm -
  • 2014 Baseball Set for Young Collectors
    Next month, on July 28, the United States Mint will release the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Young Collectors Set. As its name implies, the product is geared toward youngsters.Specifically, the Young Collectors Set includes an uncirculated N…
    - 23 Jun 14, 6:44pm -

National Park Quarters

  • new2016 Theodore Roosevelt Quarters for North Dakota in Rolls and Bags
    Quarters commemorating North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park are available in rolls and bags beginning on Monday, August 29, 2016. Issued by the United States Mint as the fourth of five 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters, product options…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Aug 16, 8:49pm -
  • 2016 Harpers Ferry Quarters for West Virginia in Rolls and Bags
    Quarters commemorating West Virginia’s Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will be available in rolls and bags beginning on Monday, June 6, 2016 at noon Eastern Time. Released as the third of five 2016-dated issues from the U.S. Mint’s series…
    - 85 days ago, 3 Jun 16, 8:17pm -
  • 2016 Cumberland Gap Quarters for Kentucky in Rolls and Bags
    Quarters honoring Cumberland Gap National Historical Park of Kentucky will appear soon from the United States Mint in rolls and bags. Released as the second 2016-dated issue in the U.S. Mint’s program of America the Beautiful Quarters, the Cumberla…
    - 2 Apr 16, 6:37pm -