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Tag Archives: gold coins
Steinberg’s, Inc. has issued the Summer 2012 edition of its “Gold Coins of the World” price list, nearly all of which is made up of newly listed items. Continue reading
IOLA, Wis. (June 18, 2012) — The 2013 Standard Catalog of World Coins 1901-2000 is now available from Krause Publications. Edited by world coin experts George Cuhaj and Tom Michael, this top-selling, one-of-a-kind coin guide contains nearly 1 million values … Continue reading
IOLA, Wis. (June 14, 2012) — Krause Publications, a leading producer of books, magazines, online products and events, is currently offering a variety of its Bullion and Commemorative Coin products in e-book form. In just one month over the 2011 … Continue reading
Professional Coin Grading Service will now attribute and grade 1841 quarter eagles both as proofs and circulation strikes. The big change involves one of the most famous United States gold coin rarities, the $2.50 gold piece nicknamed “The Little Princess.” Continue reading
The fifth annual People’s Choice Coin of the Year Award is an international online contest sponsored by NumisMaster.com, which seeks the views of coin collectors world-wide on their opinions of new coin issues dated 2010. The People’s Choice Award also … Continue reading
Precious metals have been somewhat tame as they await the outcome of yet another eurozone summit. I still like silver best, but who knows? The type coin market continues to surprise many with its resilience. Seasoned collectors and professionals realize how scarce and rare many issues are. Continue reading
The Carson City Mint has long attracted numismatists because of its mystique in being an odd player in the world of coinage. It struck coins for only 23 years, from 1870 to 1893. The CC mintmark is, to many, an interesting alternative to modern coins with little history. Continue reading
Rare gold will highlight a Heritage Auction Signature Sale Jan. 3-8, 2012, in Orlando, Fla., during the Florida United Numismatists convention. Featured in the sale, which includes a Platinum Night, will be what is likely the finest known 1921 Saint-Gaudens $20 gold piece, according to the catalogers. Continue reading
Only 76 proof American Eagle one-ounce gold coin remain to be sold for the Mint to reach its 30,000 mintage maximum as of Sept. 12. It is priced at $2,085. However even when that milestone is reached collectors will still be able to buy one if they have $3,863 to purchase a four-coin set that includes the ounce, half ounce, quarter ounce and tenth ounce. The Mint has sold 10,960 sets out of a possible 40,000. Continue reading