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Scared buyers become good buyers

A plunge in the stock market scared the price of bullion higher. Precious-metal impacted collectible and bullion coins have taken advantage of that unexpected boost as the spot price of gold and silver reacted favorably to the recent stock market … Continue reading

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Maverick tokens can be tracked down

Please find attached two pictures of a token that I have recently acquired. Would you be able to help me identify what this token is or point me in the direction of where I can find material on how to … Continue reading

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Oregon club gives education a push

All visitors who attended the third annual Polk County Coin Club Show in Rickreall, Ore., on Oct. 7 were treated to an all-day, fun-filled numismatic learning experience complete with hands-on games and activities focused on attracting youth and families into … Continue reading

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Legend plans six 2019 sales

Legend Rare Coin Auctions will hold six Regency Auctions in 2019. One of them will be the first stand-alone sale not associated with a show. The other five auctions will be held in conjunction with the PCGS Members Shows. The … Continue reading

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Time for major new series of cents

The American Innovators $1 coin series is about to start. It will take us to the year 2032. The America the Beautiful series, which began in 2010, runs until early 2021. In this era of short attention spans, are we … Continue reading

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ANA seeks theme

Win a proof 2018 silver American Eagle from the American Numismatic Association if you suggest the theme for National Coin Week, which will occur April 21-27, 2019. The week will focus on discovery, invention, and innovation. Can you turn that … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Silver Eagles want to fall asleep again

For the second week in a row, sales of silver American Eagle bullion coins have slowed down. Buyers grabbed just 200,000 pieces, compared to 260,000 the week before. The September sales surge is well and truly over. So far in … Continue reading

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Rare $5 National in auction

A rare and previously unknown National Bank Note has been found by Scotsman Auction Company. The firm will offer it for sale Nov. 2 at the Silver Dollar and Rare Coin Expo at the St. Charles, Mo., Convention Center. The … Continue reading

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High Wire Rim dime found in set

A nifty dime error has been reported by Numismatic News reader Rob Garfinkle. It was found in a 2018-S silver reverse proof set. It is visually quite striking, don’t you think? Already it has been sent in to Numismatic Guaranty … Continue reading

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Both parties benefit in silver sale

In a free market, when a transaction occurs, both parties expect that what they receive will exceed their subjective valuation of what they give up. When a consumer buys a loaf of bread, he or she values the bread more … Continue reading

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