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Stack’s Bowers acquires website

Stack’s Bowers Galleries has acquired the interactive website CollectiveCoin.com. “One of our mission statements is to provide solutions for all our clients’ collecting needs,” said Brian Kendrella, company president. “Increasingly, collectors are looking for convenient technology solutions to manage and … Continue reading

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ANA board election deadline

Twelve individuals were seeking nine positions on the American Numismatic Association’s board of governors as of March 13. While it is still possible for those who have not accepted their nominations to drop out by the March 31 decision deadline, … Continue reading

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Coin Week nears

“Conflict and Courage: Money and the Military” will be the theme for the 94th annual National Coin Week, April 16-22. The theme was provided by American Numismatic Association member John Hunt. The ANA will host a variety of National Coin … Continue reading

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Jeppson autographs on NGC slabs

Rhett Jeppson autograph certification labels have been added to the product line-up of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. The former first Principal Deputy Director of the United States Mint will put his name on labels for the 2017 High-Relief $100 gold piece … Continue reading

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Medal celebrates Liberty Head design

A Liberty Head design almost made it onto a dollar coin in 1977 before Susan B. Anthony derailed it. The 40th anniversary of this dollar that never was is now celebrated by a new medal issued by the Grove Minting … Continue reading

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Big drop seen in Mint output

Production was nearly cut in half by the U.S. Mint in February from January levels. Total coin output dropped to under one billion at 983.4 million pieces. In January total production was 1.79 billion coins. Quarters saw the smallest drop … Continue reading

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End tax on metals?

Legislatures in the states of Arizona and Idaho are part way through the process of considering bills to exempt any paper profits on the buying and selling of U.S. bullion-priced coins (in Arizona) or on bullion-priced coins and precious metals … Continue reading

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Lawrence, Adkins firms join together

David Lawrence Rare Coins announced it has formed a new affiliate relationship with Gary Adkins and Associates where the two firms are blending assets. The two will operate under the DLRC name. Adkins will maintain an office in Minneapolis. John … Continue reading

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British auction firms merge

In early January St. James’s Auctions of London announced a merger with Baldwin’s Auctions. The new company will be called Baldwin’s of St. James’s. It will be run by Stephen Fenton founder of both Knightsbridge Coins and St. James’s Auctions. … Continue reading

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Long live the queen

Queen Elizabeth II is the longest reigning British monarch in history. She became the constitutional ruler of the United Kingdom as well as many other nations that are or were part of the Commonwealth of Nations in 1952. She is … Continue reading

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