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Mint offers old Danish gold on web

Collectors who have ever wanted to purchase one or more of the recent Danish coins reported in World Coin News, but been unable to find a supplier, can now do so through the new webshop set up by the Royal … Continue reading

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More gold from sea

The second salvage process being conducted in the wreck of the S.S. Central America might not produce as much treasure as the first did in 1988, but an inventory of what has been recovered so far is enough to cause … Continue reading

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9,000 Russian coins up for auction

By Igor Shneyderov Sincona AG in Zurich is preparing the third installment in their series of auctions of one of the greatest collections of Imperial Russian coins to come to market in the past 100 years. The Sincona collection, consisting … Continue reading

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Bass notes showcased for ANA auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will showcase the Educational Note sheets pedigreed to The Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection in its official auction at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, Aug. 6-10,  in Chicago. The group comprises three original sheets: … Continue reading

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Rare Peace dollars in sale

More Peace dollars from the holdings of Raymond T. Baker, U.S. Mint director 1917-1922, will go on the market during the Stack’s Bowers Galleries auction at the American Numismatic Association convention in August. The auction firm says a group of … Continue reading

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Goetz hubs in auction

Over 800 working hubs used to create the dies for German political commentary medals by designer Karl Goetz during the period 1910-1940 have been consigned to be sold by Ira & Larry Goldberg, of Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, Inc. The … Continue reading

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Gold tops Spink results

A gold broad of 1656 brought more than double estimate at Spink’s June sale of Ancient, British and Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals in London. However, the cover of 800-lot catalog featured one of the rarer coins of British numismatics, … Continue reading

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Hot for a new coin?

An innovative proof, 50 mm, one-ounce .925 fine silver Cook Island’s $5 honors the inventor of the most widely used temperature scale. The reverse shows Swedish astronomer, physicist and mathematician Anders Celsius and his thermometer. It is surrounded by a … Continue reading

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Rare British silver penny brings $133,414

By Kerry Rodgers A recently found Anglo-Saxon silver penny realized $133,414 [£78,000] when sold on June 11 by British auction house Dix Noonan Webb. Numerous room and commission bidders vied with those on the Internet to hike the price to … Continue reading

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Worst Morgans to go on display

Morgan silver dollars are popular. How about collecting them in the worst grade possible? The Professional Coin Grading Service will display the lowest graded basic set of Morgans at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money Aug. 5-9. “The … Continue reading

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