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- e-letters (January 31, 2017) We asked: Do you feel threatened by counterfeit coins? I cannot know how it would feel to find out that I purchased a counterfeit coin. Other than the expense, I imagine that the disappointment would be a great concern. The hobby is aware of the counterfeit problem. Since my major interest is collecting modern U.S. coins, ...
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Tag Archives: gold coin
Nearly $9 million was realized at the Chicago International Coin Fair’s world and ancient coin Signature Sale conduction by Heritage Auctions, Inc., of Dallas, Texas. Continue reading
For a variety of reasons, it’s time to change the way that gold commemorative coins are made, time to make them affordable to a new generation of collectors, time to give them attractive themes, and time to be daring and think outside the box to eliminate the problem of fewer and fewer coins being sold. Continue reading
It may not be the world’s biggest or heaviest, but it is still impressive. The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a tribute to artist Bill Reid in the form of an ultra high relief, 10-kilogram gold coin that features his sculpture, “ The Spirit of Haida Gwaii.” Continue reading
On Oct. 26 Australia’s Perth Mint unveiled the world’s largest ever gold coin: a legal-tender $1 million face value 1,000 kilo (1 metric ton) mega-monster. Continue reading
It’s every collector’s dream. A coin purchased 50 years ago for little more than $200 is expected to bring at least $25,000 at auction this month. GreatCollections will auction a newly discovered Mint State 1842-O Eagle, which ranks among the finest known. Continue reading