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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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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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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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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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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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Ancient coins exempted

Ancient coins will remain exempt from the import restrictions on cultural property from Italy, at least for another five years. Continue reading

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Texas show in March

The 40th annual Wichita Falls Coin Show is scheduled for March 25-26 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Continue reading

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Watch for new $10s

Taking a further step in the redesign of U.S. currency, the Series 2004A $10 Federal Reserve Note was released to circulation March 2. Continue reading

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March bullion sales perk up after slow start

Gold and platinum numbers see healthy increase. Continue reading

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Three major market segments now in boom

Numismatic News editor gives his impressions of the CICF show. Continue reading

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