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Taxers get more aggressive

In 2010, the state of Colorado enacted a law that required out-of-state merchants who made sales to Colorado residents to either collect and remit the applicable Colorado sales tax on the purchase, or if no such taxes were collected, to … Continue reading

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Basketball legend joins CCAC

Retired basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been appointed to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee. He represents the general public on the government body and replaces former Coin World editor Steve Roach. A Mint press release calls Abdul-Jabbar an avid coin … Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Bullion coin sales keep pace with 2016

Bullion is moving this week. It is about the only thing that is. Looking at the other sales numbers might put you to sleep. Bullion coin buyers padded the monthly silver American Eagle numbers by 825,000. This puts demand fulfillment … Continue reading

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Ambassador Awards given by FUN

Five Numismatic Ambassador Awards were given by the Florida United Numismatists Jan. 6 at its convention in Fort Lauderdale. The award plaques were presented by Numismatic News editor Dave Harper at the Ambassador Breakfast. This is the second year that … Continue reading

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New Miss Liberty on gold $100

A new High-Relief Liberty Head $100 gold coin will be issued April 6, 2017, to mark the 225th anniversary of the United States Mint. Dual dates 1792 and 2017 appear on either side of Miss Liberty on the obverse. She … Continue reading

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Collectors see better purchase opportunities

The recent modest gains gold has realized are based on the dollar losing some of its value on the world market, not on speculation, or on supply and demand. Silver is stronger, but it will take a jump higher to … Continue reading

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Budget approved by ANA board

American Numismatic Association announced its board of governors in late December passed a $5.5 million budget for the fiscal year that began Nov. 1. The board decided to use 4.7 percent of its investment principal – or $868,118 – towards … Continue reading

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Jefferson City a tale of two cities

By Mark Hotz This year marks what I believe is my 20th year of writing articles and columns for Bank Note Reporter. Over the years, the topics of my articles have ranged from interesting items in my own collection, to … Continue reading

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Auction reflects state of Australian market

Readers are probably aware that the market for Australian notes has been somewhat subdued for several years. Prices realized have provided a sharp contrast to the heady days of the previous decade. Noble Numismatics’ last sale of 2016 in November … Continue reading

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Mike Ellis to run for ANA president

Former American Numismatic Association board member Mike Ellis announced his intention to run for ANA president Jan. 6, 2017, during the Florida United Numismatists convention in Fort Lauderdale. He is attempting a comeback. Ellis resigned from the board Jan. 9, … Continue reading

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