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Chicago gold Kennedys best

When it comes to the market for the 2014-W proof gold Kennedy half dollars, it seems to be all about the label. All three coin dealers interviewed said that Chicago labeled gold Kennedys were the best sellers. The demand for … Continue reading

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Sales go backward for gold Kennedy

Sales are going backward for the 2014-W proof gold Kennedy half dollar. On Aug. 17, the Mint reported it sold 63,521. On Aug. 24, the Mint reported that total was now 63,388, a loss of 133. The step backward is … Continue reading

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Standard Catalog of World Coins 5 Book Set

The five volumes listing the latest foreign coin values-the pinnacle of every coin reference library – are now offered as a special package. Krause Publications has gathered its award-winning price guides, covering five centuries of world coins. Rich in images … Continue reading

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Gold Kennedy sales taper off quickly

Sales have tapered off for the gold proof Kennedy half dollars. From Aug. 10 to Aug.17, only 1,180 were sold, a steep drop from the 62,341 that were sold from Aug. 5 to Aug. 10. The total sold as of … Continue reading

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Gold Kennedy sells well to no surprise

The gold Kennedy half dollar made quite a splash upon its release on Aug 5. Over the next five days, 62,341 were sold in a frenzy. Retail sales locations at Mint sites and the ANA convention suspended sales over security … Continue reading

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July bullion sales low; is August next?

July closed with the worst monthly bullion sales of the year for silver Eagles, America The Beautiful silver 5-ounce bullion, platinum Eagles and gold Buffaloes. Gold Eagles sales for July were the second-lowest of 2014. No additional gold Buffaloes or … Continue reading

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How to best save and read Numismatic News Express

Numismatic News Express is the electronic version of the weekly Numismatic News, appearing once a month. It’s a .pdf file, which is best read using Adobe .PDF Reader. Adobe .PDF Reader can be freely downloaded here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/ Here’s how to … Continue reading

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Mint bullion bars the next collectible?

With Canada’s newest 10-ounce silver bullion bar design about to go on sale, collectors wonder if the bars themselves might have a value to them beyond their bullion content. “We are one of the largest sellers of Royal Canadian Mint … Continue reading

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Mint launches first of Kennedy sets

Signals of a Kennedy coin buying frenzy are here. On July 24, the Mint released the 50th Anniversary Kennedy half dollar uncirculated set. Collectors bought 84,593 sets over four days. Consumers also show interest in the 2014 Kennedy half dollar … Continue reading

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Coolidge First Spouse gold on sale

The 2014 Grace Coolidge First Spouse half-ounce gold coin went on sale July 17. Buyers purchased 645 of the uncirculated coins and 896 of the proof coins over the first few days after going on sale. Sales for the Florence … Continue reading

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