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Schwarz studied coins of Vandals

James H. Schwartz, 73, a board trustee and Life Fellow of the American Numismatic Society and a leader in neurobiology research, died March 13 of leukemia in Manhattan. Continue reading

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Stack’s to hold another Ford sale

The sale will consist of struck copies of U.S. Colonial coins and Part 2 of Ford Continue reading

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Decisions due for four states’ quarters

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Metals pause

After leaping over $700 an ounce, gold retreated to $690.50 a troy ounce by the close of trading May 17 in New York from a May 11 closing high of $719.80. Continue reading

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Pan-Pac $50s hot in Heritage auction

A couple of Panama-Pacific $50s and a 1907 no periods Saint-Gaudens $10 gold piece topped Heritage Auction Galleries’ U.S. coin sales at Long Beach May 31-June 3. Continue reading

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1841-O eagle unknown in Mint State grades

The first gold eagle struck outside of Philadelphia, the 1841-O is a prize in any grade. Continue reading

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Remember hobby days before specialists?

They say that a specialist is someone who knows more and more about less and less. It is a statement that is both funny and true. It is also a statement that applies to much that we are doing in the hobby these days. Continue reading

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PNG gives Lifetime Award to Terranova

Anthony Terranova was given the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Professional Numismatists Guild at its annual PNG Day banquet Aug. 15 in Denver. Continue reading

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De Francisci featured in Luce Center

The Smithsonian American Art Museum, completely renovated, includes a new addition within, the Henry Luce Foundation Center for American Art. Continue reading

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Lincoln dollar coin bill signed

President George Bush signed the Abraham Lincoln bicentennial commemorative dollar coin legislation into law Sept. 27 for a 2009 striking. Continue reading

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