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Piece of history sold

Recently, the owner of LaGrande Gold & Silver in LaGrande, Ore., helped arrange the sale of a rare 1849 Oregon Beaver $5 to an anonymous collector from the region Gately calls home. The coin, graded AU-53 by Numismatic Guaranty Corp., went for $125,000. Continue reading

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GNA show slated for June 24

The show will be held at the Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center in Dalton. It will be open to the public on Friday, June 2, and Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Continue reading

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Schlag marker nearly done

A marker to be set at the foot of the grave of Jefferson nickel designer Felix Schlag is nearing completion. Continue reading

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Noe sentencing set for Sept. 12

A federal judge in Toledo, Ohio, has set Sept. 12 as the sentencing date for coin dealer Tom Noe, who was convicted May 31 of laundering $45,400 into President Bush Continue reading

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Gold treasure returned to Monaco

Six gold ingots and a gold coin were returned to Monaco Rare Coin of Newport Beach, Calif., in late October a little more than a month after they had been very publicly seized by U.S. marshals at the Long Beach Coin Stamp and Collectibles Expo Sept. 14 under a rare maritime attachment writ. Continue reading

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All designs in for 2007 quarters

On Dec. 21, the Associated Press reported that the Wyoming Secretary of State Continue reading

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Mint makes release date changes

Some release dates for 2006 products from the U.S. Mint have been changed. Others have been firmed up. Continue reading

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Crain finds Canadian variety

Only the second-known Canadian 1954 five-cent No Shoulder Fold coin has apparently been found. Continue reading

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Atlanta ANA show on tap

Special hotel rates are available for those attending the American Numismatic Association National Money Show April 7-9 in Atlanta. Continue reading

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Population change for variety

Could there be only two 1842 Seated Liberty, Small Date, Small Letters half dollars? Bill Bugert writes in Vol. 2 Issue #1 of the E-Gobrecht newsletter that he knows of only two examples. Continue reading

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