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Market Shows Signs of Investors Becoming Collectors

In an ideal world, an interest in coins would be the exclusive realm of collectors. The current interest in the coin market is driven partially by collectors with discretionary money, but also by a significant infusion of speculators and investors. … Continue reading

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U.S. Coins Net Almost $14 Million in Stacks Bowers Vegas Auction

Over $13.94 million in United States coins and Numismatic Americana was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2020 Las Vegas Auction, contributing to overall prices realized of $21,739,851 for the sale across all categories, Stack’s Bowers announced in an … Continue reading

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Are Morgan Dollar Prices Going Up?

By Patrick Heller In early 1989, there was the specter of possibly millions of dollars of “Wall Street-organized” rare coin investment funds entering the market to purchase large quantities of rare coins. Dealers and collectors scurried to “beat the rush” … Continue reading

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Long Beach Expo Auctions Bring $13 Million at Heritage Auctions

The Long Beach Expo was Feb. 20-23 and Heritage Auctions brought in the big bucks. The piece that took top lot during the Expo’s U.S. Coins section was an 1875 $10 in AU-50 that realized $360,000. (shown below).   Only … Continue reading

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September Long Beach U.S. Coin Auction brings in $18.2 Million

Two extremely rare coins from The Poulos Family Collection – an 1876-CC twenty cent piece and a Proof 1975 dime without the S mintmark – sold for $456,000 each as Heritage’s September 4-9 numismatic auctions at the Long Beach Coin … Continue reading

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Over $5.6 Million in U.S. Coins Sold in Baltimore

Santa Ana, CA –  Collectors from across the country descended on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in the days leading up to Memorial Day, where Stack’s Bowers Galleries presented two days of exciting auction sessions in their May 2019 Official Auction of the … Continue reading

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Commission of Fine Arts Makes Recommendations for Coin Designs

The Commission of Fine Arts met on April 18 for their monthly meeting.  Among the agenda items was the review of the 2020 Mayflower 400th Anniversary Coin Program, which includes designs for a 24-karat gold coin and silver medal.  In … Continue reading

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March coin production continues to slide

We’ve rounded up the latest U.S. Mint production totals for circulating coins and are noticing some dramatic changes compared to the first two months of 2019. Production at the Philadelphia Mint is showing a decline in every denomination of all … Continue reading

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It’s all about knowing your coins

It’s Friday, so we’ll make the questions simple. Do you collect U.S. coins? Do you like reading about their history? Do you want to know what they’re worth? Do you like to put new cents into albums? Do you want … Continue reading

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Error coins can bring big money

OK, admit it. That pocketful of change you have at the end of the day doesn’t go into the change jar until you’ve looked over each coin. And that’s a good thing, because there are lots of valuable coins floating … Continue reading

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