Author Archives: Debbie Bradley

Grandaddy of all price guides arrives

We walked into our monthly numismatics division business update meeting on Thursday and there it was, strategically placed on the front table. Continue reading

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Editor’s Pick: Buy the book before you buy the coin

I was about 7 years old when my Grandpa showed me an old tin of coins he had stashed under his workbench in the basement. It was filled with pennies. In a separate container were some fancier cents, at least … Continue reading

2014 U.S. Coin Digest 12th Edition
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Mint Stats: Brisk sales for White Mountain 5 oz

Investors and collectors are buying the White Mountain 5-ounce silver bullion and numismatic collector coins at rates far ahead of 2012 issued coins. Continue reading

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Error coins can bring big money

OK, admit it. That pocketful of change you have at the end of the day doesn’t go into the change jar until you’ve looked over each coin. And that’s a good thing, because there are lots of valuable coins floating … Continue reading

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Mint Stats: 2013 commemorative coins debut

The 2013 commemorative coins are ready to make their appearance. The 2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial silver dollar went on sale to the public Feb. 28. Expect to see the first sales figures here next week. Continue reading

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WINGS sets the bar for world coins

For Florida-based WINGS, it’s all about setting the bar for premium quality in graded world coins. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: New year brings product changes

Out with the old and in with the new. That’s what we’re seeing as the U.S. Mint takes many of its older products off sale as it makes way for 2013 varieties. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: Mint adds end-of-year products

Sales of 2012 proof gold Eagles reached almost 1,200 this past week. The U.S. Mint also recorded decent sales of the one-quarter ounce gold coin with 451 sold, and the one-tenth ounce coin sales totaled 354. Continue reading

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Coins speak to ‘Hobbit’ fans

If you’re a fan of “The Hobbit” take heart. New Zealand is minting coins just for you. Just in time for release of the movie “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the New Zealand  Post has minted coins featuring the faces … Continue reading

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New Standard Catalog of World Paper Money General Issues Available

IOLA, Wis. (Oct. 8, 2012) — A new edition of the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money General Issues 1368-1960 is now available from Krause Publications. This 14th edition is the definitive resource on circulating world paper money from 14th … Continue reading

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