Author Archives: Hannah Wiedmeyer

Osborne Mint Releases Opening Day 2020 Rounds

Osborne Mint, the country’s oldest private mint, has released a 1-troy ounce .999 fine silver, Opening Day 2020 singular design collectible round, the private firm announced in a June 30 press release.  This round commemorates the start of the 2020 … Continue reading

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Smallest Gold Coin in the World Sold Out

On Jan. 23, the Federal Mint Swissmint released a machine-minted gold coin with a diameter of 2.69mm weighing only 0.063 g. They are deeming it the smallest gold coin in the world. At the time of this writing, the coin … Continue reading

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Coin Necklaces are the New Fashion

Recently, on my trip to Florida, I stopped by a souvenir gift shop to peruse the souvenirs and see what I could purchase as gifts for others. I happened upon a jewelry counter selling multiple kinds of jewelry, and among … Continue reading

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Correction to Concord, California Coin Show

The Concord, California Coin Show runs from Jan 17-18 CA, Concord. Name: East Bay / Concord Coin Show. Location: The Clarion Hotel, 1050 East Burnett Ave.. Hours: SH: Fri. 10am – 6pm; Sat. 10am – 5pm. SP: NorCal Coin Shows. … Continue reading

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Fun for All at FUN 2020

The holidays may be over, but the fun is still going for numismatists everywhere, especially those gearing up for the 2020 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 9-12. With more than 1,500 dealers, Heritage Auctions, exhibitors and … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Auctions

by Hannah Wiedmeyer It’s snowing up here in Stevens Point, Wis., home of the Numismatic News offices. At the time of this writing. It’s time to hunker down, drink something warm and relax. And while the weather here is chilly, … Continue reading

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The ‘Duke’ Comes to Coins

Any fan of Western movies knows the name, John Wayne. He is also known as “the Duke.” Born Marion Robert Morrison on May 26, 1907, he graced the silver screen throughout the 20th century. He was a staple of the … Continue reading

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Lyn Knight’s Special Offerings at Coin X

Coin X is just a couple days away at the time of this writing and Lyn Knight Auctions is showing up to the table with some very special offerings. One of the offerings that caught my eye is Lot 59414, … Continue reading

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Threepence Highlights Scotsman Coin X Auction

In the Oct. 22 edition of Numismatic News Express, we mentioned a new show that is hoping to take the numismatic community by storm, Coin X. This show is run by Roundtable Collecting in collaboration with Scotsman Auction Co. We … Continue reading

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Stack’s Offers World Paper Money Rarities

With the ANA World’s Fair of Money next month, consignments are pouring in and collectors are getting their wallets ready. Stack’s Bowers is no exception to this. For the World Paper Money session, they have dug into their treasure trove … Continue reading

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