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Dix Noonan Webb sells Irish Rebellion gold

One of the world’s rarest and most desirable gold coins is to be offered by Dix Noonan Webb as part of their Sept. 15-17 sale in London: an “Ormonde Money” pistole dating from 1646, KM-67. It is just one of … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (08/11/2015)

No living person should be on American coinage In one of the previous issues of Numismatic News, the question was raised about the Presidential dollar series continuing with still living Presidents of the United States.  I say no. It has … Continue reading

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Mint unveils 2016 quarter designs

Five designs for the 2016 America the Beautiful circulating quarter and 5-ounce silver bullion coin have been released by the U.S. Mint. They comprise the seventh year of a program that began in 2010 and will conclude in 2021. First … Continue reading

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Stack’s Bowers slates world coin, paper sale

German, French and British coins will be among the highlights of Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ world coin, ancient coin and world paper money auction that will be held during the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont Ill. Among … Continue reading

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Zerbe awarded to Pearlman

The Farran Zerbe Award will be given to Donn Pearlman Aug. 14 at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill. It is the highest honor the ANA can give. “I am humbled and honored to be … Continue reading

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Legal Tender $100 tops Knight auction

A “Spread Eagle” $100 Legal Tender Note, Fr. 167a, swept passed all other lots to take top honors in Lyn Knight Currency Auctions’ Memphis International Paper Money Show Auction, June 18-20. The rarity, once part of the William Anton Sr. … Continue reading

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Heritage to hold CICF 2016 auction

Heritage Auctions will present the official auction of the 2016 Chicago International Coin Fair taking place April 14-17, 2016, in Rosemont, Ill. The 2016 show and auctions will be held at a new venue, the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, … Continue reading

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Ike set limit drops to 2

A reduction in the household order limit to 2 has been announced by the U.S. Mint for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles set when it goes on sale Aug. 11. This is a reduction from the 5 that … Continue reading

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Coin of the Year Premium Collection

The Coin of the Year award is an international symbol of accomplishment and recognition of numismatic creativity. This one-of-a-kind collection includes the Coin of the Year book, filled with hundreds of stunning coin images in full-color, made to revel in … Continue reading

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Vienna next in children’s coin series

Austrian Mint released its seventh silver 10-euro coin in its series of the country’s provinces interpreted by its children. The latest piece, issued in June, honors Vienna, one of Austria’s nine administrative regions. The delightful reverse by 11-year-old Viktoria Pinzer … Continue reading

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