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Bidding Underway At Heritage February Long Beach Rare Coin Auction

The Official Auction of the Long Beach Expo, scheduled for February 3-6, has Signature sessions totaling more than 4,500 lots from...

Coin Import Restrictions: Planning a vacation in Italy? — DON’T

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting Blog Today, the U.S. State Department (DOS) imposed import restrictions on numerous types of ancient coins cast or...

Newly discovered St. Louis $10 Demand Note brings $109,250 in Tampa...

Part of $7.8 Million Heritage FUN Tampa 2001 Currency Auction, Jan. 6-11 DALLAS, TX – The new year got off to a rousing start for...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Introduction of the PCGS ‘Coin...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #36 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week, I covered the FUN...

Is a bubble forming for “Top of Pop” coins?

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report Blog First published in the Jan. 31, 2011, issue of Coin World At the Numismatic Guaranty Corp. luncheon...

NGC Announces Largest Database of Coin Images in Existence Available Online...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that their online security image archive now includes 3,000,000 coins – the largest database of NGC- certified coins...

100 Troy Ounce Gold Nugget from California’s Mother Lode on Showcase!!

The LARGEST CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH NUGGET left in existence, the 100 troy ounce gold nugget discovered last year in Nevada County, California,...

Coin Doctoring and the PNG Decision

By Vic Bozarth - Bozarth Numismatics The ‘COIN DOCTORING’ controversy is indeed the HOT topic currently.  My name is Vic Bozarth and I am proud...

Russian Coin Rarities Steal The Show In New York

The market for Russian coins and medals proved to be as robust and vibrant as ever at this years Baldwins New York Sale XXV-XXVI....

Coin Auctions: 1907 Rolled Edge Gold Eagle Tops $2 Million in...

Part of $62 million+ Heritage ‘First Week’ Auctions including $7.74+ million FUN Currency auction and $9.28 million NYINC World & Ancient Coin auction Collectors at...

NGC Certifies Newly-Discovered Platinum Eagle Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that they have certified a newly-discovered platinum eagle variety. The latest oddity to surface in the U. S. Mint’s...

Ira and Lawrence Goldberg Receive the ANS Lifetime Achievement Award

On Thursday, January 6th, 2011, Ira and Larry Goldberg were honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Nusmismatic Society, for...

Bullion Coins: The Austrian Philharmonic Coin

By Gainesville Coins....   The Austrian Mint began striking coins in 1194. Over those 800 years, the Mint gained a fantastic reputation for producing coins with...

How Much Gold Is There In The World ?

Gold has always held a special allure and fascination in peoples minds. Perhaps it is the color, weight, or the fact that...

Considering a “Gold” IRA? – Choose Wisely

There are probably 101 good reasons to own precious metals right now, and for the average consumer/investor, almost as many choices to be...

Susan B. Anthony Dollar, 1979-1999

Susan B. Anthony dollars, known as “Susies”by many collectors, were the second copper-nickel dollar coin produced for circulation in this country. The...

ROYAL CANADIAN MINT SETS RECORD WITH 25 COLLECTOR COINS SELLING OUT...

The Royal Canadian Mint is posting stellar results for the sale of its numismatic products in 2010 and is delighted to have sold out...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Jan. 2011 FUN Convention in...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #35 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The Jan. 2011 FUN Convention in...

RARE COINS, RARE PEOPLE- Biography of Leon & Ruhama Hendrickson

Description: Pre-sale orders for Rare Coins, Rare People. 1st Edition Biography of Leon and Ruhama Hendrickson and SilverTowne LP. Books...

William Shamhart 2011 FUN Coin Show Report

By William Shamhart - Numismatic Americana It seems as if the Holiday season of 2010 was six months ago. Not because it wasn’t...

A Quick 2011 FUN Rare Gold Coin Sale Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com The 2011 Heritage FUN Sale contained some of the most interesting and freshest coins that have appeared at auction in...

Bowers and Merena Realizes $4 Million in Tampa Bay Rarities Sale

Malibu Collection Part II kicks-off promising year for numismatic auctions Bowers and Merena began 2011 with the first major numismatic event of the year,...

Big money for 2010 silver ATB 5-ounce coins on eBay

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report - First published in the January 24, 2011, issue of Coin World The first 2010 America the...

The Historical Cash Coins of Vietnam by Dr. R. Allan Barker

Vietnam issued a truly vast variety of cash coins over a 1000 year period that rival those issued in China. The Historical Cash Coins...

2011 United States Mint Proof Set® Available January 11

Collectors may begin placing their orders for the 2011 United States Mint Proof Set at noon Eastern Time (ET) on January 11, 2011. ...

New year, New Rare Coin Auction Firm

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report The year 2010 ended with a bang for the rare coin market, as a merger of Bowers...

$8.2 Million In Rare World Coins Sell In New York

Rare gold led the way as Heritage's recent World & Ancient Coins Auction realized over $8.2 million January 2-3 in New York. Over 93%...

Laura Sperber Hot Topics: COIN DOCTORING IS NOW ALLOWED!

First, I want to clearly state: I fully support the Board of Directors of the PNG in its fight. Since the meeting I had attended last year, they have tried to diligently work on the subject of coin doctoring. Granted, nothing has happened from their efforts, but I did not know it was the MEMBERSHIP that was blocking action.

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Fun Has Begun

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #34 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Are Rare Coins Investments?

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Maarket Report Blog First published in the Jan. 10, 2011, issue of Coin World Are rare coins an investment class?...