Author Archives: Debbie Bradley

It’s one rocking coin show

Where am I and what have you done with my coin show? I swear I checked into the DoubleTree Hotel in Rosemont, Ill., on Monday to attend the ANA World’s Fair of Money show. But at 9:45 last night, just … Continue reading

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Long times spent in line to get gold Kennedy

Welcome from overcast Rosemont, Ill., where I’m looking out my hotel room at 7:11 am. at the long line of people waiting to get into the convention center and obtain one of 500 coveted tickets that will allow them to buy … Continue reading

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High relief at low price = silver medal

This past April the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee asked the U.S. Mint to consider implementation of a national arts medal program. Now, it is going to offer a framework of what that program would look like. CCAC Chairman Gary Marks … Continue reading

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High-relief eyed for 2015

If you liked the 2009 Ultra High Relief double eagle gold coin, you’re going to love a 2015 24-karat Ultra High Relief gold coin. At least that’s what the U.S. Mint hopes. Although still in the proposal stage, the project … Continue reading

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Buyers grab more hoard gold

After one week on sale, the gold coins from the Saddle Ridge Hoard had brought in about $6 million in sales. On June 4, amazon.com listed 483 coins still for sale, with kagins.com offering 39 coins. “Not bad out of … Continue reading

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1943 bronze cent error leads auction

The 487-lot Regency Auction VII saw fevered floor, phone, absentee and Internet bidding, with pre-bids pouring in up to the start of the three and a half hour sale May 22 in Las Vegas. Legend-Morphy partner Laura Sperber was “very … Continue reading

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Hoard sale off to quick start

Gold coins buried in cans for decades in the hills of California are getting their day in the sun. Known as the Saddle Ridge Hoard, the coins went on sale at midnight May 27 on amazon.com and kagins.com. The 1,427 … Continue reading

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CCAC picks new eagle

Is it time for a new design for the reverse of the silver American Eagle one-ounce bullion coin? Continue reading

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CFA makes its choices

The Commission of Fine Arts faced a daunting task. Review nearly 150 designs to make recommendations for new coins in six series. Continue reading

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Native American series adds two

Designs for the reverses of 2015 and 2016 Native American $1 coins were endorsed when the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee met March 10. Continue reading

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