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Steinberg’s list features gold

The new Spring 2017 price list from Steinberg’s, Inc., is called fantastic. It features gold coins of the world certified by either the Professional Coin Grading Service or Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. Inventory includes fresh purchases from the Chicago Coin Expo. … Continue reading

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Bullion calls tune for most prices

Silver and gold American Eagle coins are following the precious metals in their course higher. There is little difference in the value of these coins between most circulated and even in some uncirculated grades for this reason. This is particularly … Continue reading

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Maine Centennial half missed celebration

One would think that something like a statehood centennial half dollar would be a relatively straightforward commemorative. But considering what happened with the Maine Centennial half, one can see the potential for problems with later issues. It’s important to understand … Continue reading

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Train portraits are a collector favorite

By Neil Shafer Collecting by topic has long been regarded as one of the most popular ways of forming a collection. One thing I’ve found out for sure is that methods of transportation are among the high favorites of a … Continue reading

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Ancients lead Gorny & Mosch results

A flawless 42.80 g decadrachm of Dionysios I signed by Euainetos of Syracuse stood head and shoulders above all other coins at Gorny & Mosch’s spring auction. Its provenance included the legendary Comte René Philipon and the Édouard Aynard collections. … Continue reading

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Countermarks inspire theory

There is mention of 1815 quarters countermarked “E” or “L” in a Feb. 28 “Numismatic News” article by R.W. Julian. Can you give me more information about these countermarks? These countermarks are also found on 1825-dated quarters. Ted McAuley theorizes … Continue reading

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Proof of the Month represents a real prize

By Peter Huntoon This is a rare Detroit bank, charter 2365, with a great title that operated between 1877 and 1894 when it merged with The Preston National Bank. It succeeded a state bank with the same name. Modest numbers … Continue reading

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Novodels bring 100 times estimates

It was always expected that a superb, gold, five guineas of Charles II would sweep the floor at Spink’s March 29 London sale of “Ancient, British and Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals.” This indeed proved to be the case. However, … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Support organizations fighting for you

Editor’s Note: The following was taken by permission from the Spring 2017 issue of The Centinel, the quarterly publication of the Central States Numismatic Society. By Kevin Foley Probably everyone who has been past the fourth grade has heard of … Continue reading

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Souvenir notes promote show

Show promotion notes for the 58th annual Fremont, Neb., Coin Show May 7 are being offered to readers of Numismatic News. The reproduction of a $20 Fremont National Bank Note is priced at $2 for one postpaid, or $3 for … Continue reading

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