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Andean collection to cross block

Jan. 12, 2018, is a date all collectors of South and Central American paper money will want to highlight in their diaries. On that date, Spink will undertake a sale of “The Andean Collection of Paper Money” at the Grand … Continue reading

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Canada strikes silver starship coin

Once again, the Royal Canadian Mint has pushed the boundaries of numismatic art. It has produced a 3-D, 318.81 g (10 oz) .9999 fine silver $100 shaped as the Starship Enterprise (NCC-1701). The 113.20 mm model is seamless. It has … Continue reading

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Mongolbank honors Year of Dog

In recent years, several central banks have begun issuing commemorative bank notes to welcome each new lunar year. The latest to do so is Mongolbank [Bank of Mongolia]. In September, it released a 70x150mm 100 togrog to mark the Year … Continue reading

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Imagine coin prices expressed in Bitcoins

Bitcoin-realestate.com is now selling houses in exchange for Bitcoins. This can be taken either of two ways. You could be the owner of some real estate who wants to speculate in cyber currency. You could be an owner of a … Continue reading

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Dealer Hartzog dies at age 70

Longtime exonumia dealer Richard A. “Rich” Hartzog died Nov. 11, 2017 of metastatic bladder cancer at the age of 70. Mr. Hartzog was a collector and dealer specializing in tokens, medals and other small collectibles including 19th century Illinois exonumia, … Continue reading

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Mint issues new coin redemption rules

After two years of effort, the U.S. Mint is ready to release new rules regarding the redemption of bent and mutilated U.S. coinage. They will take effect Jan. 19. These rules changes were made necessary when it was discovered that … Continue reading

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Thorpe honored on dollar’s reverse

Legendary Native American athlete Jim Thorpe will appear on the reverse of the 2018 dollar coin. Artwork provided by the U.S. Mint shows him as a football player and an Olympic long jumper. The Mint’s discription says the 2018 reverse … Continue reading

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Gold $4 sells for over $1 million

More than $1 million has been paid to purchase an 1879 Coiled Hair type $4 gold piece that has the popular nickname “Stella.” It was not sold at auction; the transaction was by private treaty. David Lawrence Rare Coins says … Continue reading

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Best Morgan dollar set at FUN

The Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars Super Set will be displayed Jan. 4-7 at the Florida United Numismatists Show at the Tampa Convention Center by the Professional Coin Grading Service. It comprises 331 Morgans, including major varieties and VAMS. This set ranks … Continue reading

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Americans always late buying gold?

There is a discussion going on now as to whether or not the investment demand for precious metals really matters to their prices, or if the price affects investment interest. There are some who analyze the precious metals markets only … Continue reading

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