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Investing in Collectible Coins Value Pack

Are you interested in investing in collectible coins, but just don’t know where to start? This incredible collection was made with you in mind. We’ve compiled 4 books, 2 downloads, and a year-long digital subscription to Numismatic News to create … Continue reading

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1890 Treasury Note a leading lot

Bringing a hammer price of $25,000 at the Lyn Knight Currency Auctions sale at the Chicago Paper  Money Expo, March 5-7, was an 1890 $20 Treasury Note. The PCGS Abt. New 53-graded note, Fr. 372, was described as the fifth … Continue reading

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British George V gold pattern tops DNW London sale

By Kerry Rodgers Great expectations surrounded Dix, Noonan, Webb’s February auction in London. It did not disappoint. The only cloud to mar a most successful day was the withdrawal of the Australian 1921 specimen star shilling prior to commencement of … Continue reading

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Electronics displace cash in Great Britain

By Richard Giedroyc Merry old England may be having its problems with counterfeit coins and bank notes, but those same currencies are also increasingly being displaced by other forms of payment, according to the Payment Council. A January study indicated … Continue reading

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Should a woman replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill?

Editor Dave Harper wants to know: Should a woman replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill? Let us know your thoughts and feedback on our weekly poll question by entering your comments below or by emailing Dave Harper here: Dave.Harper@fwcommunity.com. … Continue reading

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Ohio collector wins Heritage Auctions’ coin giveaway

A gold coin worth $12,500 was given to Kevin Conaway as the grand prize in Heritage Auctions annual numismatic survey. The Ohio collector received a 1907 High Relief Wire Rim Saint-Gaudens gold $20 graded MS-60 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. Heritage … Continue reading

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Golfer Jack Nicklaus given gold medal

Bronze duplicates of a Congressional Gold Medal given to golfer Jack Nicklaus March 24 went on sale to collectors a day later. A three-inch version of the medal is priced at $39.95 while the 1.5-inch medal is $6.95. Nicklaus was … Continue reading

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Italy seeks limit on coin imports

By Mark Fox Italy recently asked the United States to once again extend for another five years the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that restricts the U.S. importation of a wide range of archaeological material, including some ancient “coins of Italian … Continue reading

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Paz seeks ANA board seat

Idaho collector Oded Paz is running for a seat on the 2015 American Numismatic Association board of governors. “My main goal is bringing the ANA closer to the individual collector, local coin clubs and the smaller coin dealers around the … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (4/7/2015)

Coins cleaned, but carefully I have cleaned coins, but generally avoid doing so. I once put together a 20th century type set and birth year set for my daughter, and I cleaned some of the coins just for presentation purposes. … Continue reading

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