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Quarter overdate racks up largest increase

What minor 20th century U.S. coin has increased the most in value over the years? Continue reading

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Flood of 1936 commemoratives hurt sales

Maybe they should have just forgotten about commemoratives back in 1937. The coins were likely to see poor sales and problems because there had been far too many issues the previous year. Continue reading

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Medal honors DeBakey

Just days after his 99th birthday, Houston physician Dr. Michael DeBakey was given a present when the U.S. House of Representatives voted Oct. 1 to suspend the rules and pass a bill awarding him a congressional gold medal. Continue reading

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Colored wooden nickel released

The Central Arkansas Coin Club has issued a new colored wooden nickel. Continue reading

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Shull honored for book at PCDA show

Hugh Shull received the Professional Currency Dealers Association’s 2007 literary award Nov. 10 at the PCDA’s annual convention in St. Louis, Mo.. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Perseverance pays off with gold Mint order

 Once upon a time, I responded to this question from the Aug. 16 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: ?Do you plan to purchase a gold Thomas Jefferson First Spouse coin??I replied that I would if I could, but having to be at … Continue reading

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Upper-grade Wreath cent in Goldberg sale

What could be the finest known 1793 Wreath cent of its variety found in 2007 in England will star in Goldberg Coins & Collectibles Pre-Long Beach Sale Feb. 10-13, 2008. Continue reading

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E-Newsletter responses 4

From the Jan. 11 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: Are Bald Eagle commemorative coins being pushed out of the limelight by regular issues like First Spouse, American Eagle and American Buffalo coins? Continue reading

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PCGS, NGC Restate Policies

Doctored coins have no place in the marketplace, according to two leading coin grading services. Continue reading

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Philatelic society creates pin

The Croatian Philatelic Society announced the striking of its first official lapel pin in conjunction with its 35th anniversary. Continue reading

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