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Camp Seven Bank archive stars

By Kerry Rodgers Any collector of World War II paper, camp scrip, essays, or even Aussie currency, must have experienced some mouth watering moments when reading the descriptions of nine lots offered in Noble Numismatics November 2015 sale in Sydney. … Continue reading

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Maldives to issue new paper money

By Richard Giedoryc The Maldives announced on Jan. 26 that a new series of bank notes is being introduced there, accompanied by a new 5-rufiyaa coin. The new coin is replacing a bank note of the same denomination. The note … Continue reading

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Why no current events on coinage?

By Richard Giedroyc CoinsWeekly.com publisher Ursula Kampmann made some interesting remarks regarding the lack of current events on coins in her Feb. 4 editorial. According to Kampmann, “… I am sure that I will see at the Media Forum on … Continue reading

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Hidden scarcity in modern U.S. gold

At the huge Baltimore show this past weekend, a new reference catalog titled “American Gold And Silver:  U.S. Mint Collector And Investor Coins And Medals, Bicentennial To Date” debuted. Authored by Dennis Tucker, this 374-page hardbound book is published by … Continue reading

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1792 issues in Heritage sale

Rare early federal coinage will highlight Heritage’s official Central States Numismatic Society Convention Signature Auction April 27-May 1 in Schaumburg, Ill. “We’re featuring two dismes that are pattern issues produced by the Mint,” said Greg Rohan, president of Heritage Auctions. … Continue reading

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2016 Mercury dime details revealed

A mintage limit of 125,000 was set by the U.S. Mint for the tenth-ounce gold Mercury dime that will go on sale at noon Eastern time April 21. No price was announced. The coin will feature a “W” mintmark on … Continue reading

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Eye-catching coins up for bid at CICF 2016 auction

Heritage Numismatic Auctions is sure to turn both ancient and world coin collectors’ heads when it calls the CICF 2016 Signature Auction. They will present the official auction of the 2016 Chicago International Coin Fair, taking place April 12-16, 2016, … Continue reading

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Indiana ends tax on coin purchases

Sales tax will no longer apply to transactions involving coins, paper money and precious metals as of July 1 under terms of legislation signed into law March 24 by Indiana governor Mike Pence. Indiana will become the 33rd state to … Continue reading

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No. 1 Kansas $5 Brown Backs discovery

By Peter Huntoon The pair of No. 1 Kansas $5 Brown Backs shown in this column—one from the The First National Bank of Washington, Kan. and the other from The First National Bank of Clay Center, Kan.—constitute the biggest discovery … Continue reading

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Mongolia starts Evolution coin series

Late last year Coin Invest Trust launched the first two coins of a new Evolution of Life series produced for Mongolia: a 38.61 mm, 1 oz .999 fine silver 500 togrog and a 11 mm, 0.5 g .9999 fine gold … Continue reading

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