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9,000 Russian coins up for auction

By Igor Shneyderov Sincona AG in Zurich is preparing the third installment in their series of auctions of one of the greatest collections of Imperial Russian coins to come to market in the past 100 years. The Sincona collection, consisting … 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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Bass notes showcased for ANA auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will showcase the Educational Note sheets pedigreed to The Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection in its official auction at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, Aug. 6-10,  in Chicago. The group comprises three original sheets: … Continue reading

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Coin show hurt by Minnesota law

Coin dealers and collectors are upset about the way the new Minnesota coin dealer registration law has hurt their local coin show. Andrew Swammi, coin dealer and coordinator of the Roseville Coin Show held July 12 in Roseville, Minn., said … Continue reading

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Rare Peace dollars in sale

More Peace dollars from the holdings of Raymond T. Baker, U.S. Mint director 1917-1922, will go on the market during the Stack’s Bowers Galleries auction at the American Numismatic Association convention in August. The auction firm says a group of … Continue reading

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Goetz hubs in auction

Over 800 working hubs used to create the dies for German political commentary medals by designer Karl Goetz during the period 1910-1940 have been consigned to be sold by Ira & Larry Goldberg, of Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, Inc. The … Continue reading

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Roosevelt’s close call

Franklin D. Roosevelt might have beaten Herbert Hoover in a landslide in the 1932 election, but the difference between the two men’s 2014 Presidential dollar mintages is a squeaker. While Roosevelt won in 1932 with almost 45 percent more votes … Continue reading

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Confusion follows Minnesota coin law

Coin dealers are confused and frustrated over a new Minnesota law requiring coin dealers with annual sales of $5,000 or more to register with the state. “I think it impacted many more people than the law was designed to address,” … Continue reading

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Tickets for Kennedy gold

The Mint will put only 500 of the new proof gold Kennedy half dollars on sale at 11 a.m. on the first day of the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money Aug. 5. Purchasers there will be limited to … Continue reading

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