A ,000 finder’s fee reward is being offered by Kagin’s, Inc. of Tiburon, California for confirmation of the second known gold coin counter-stamped with the genuine hallmark of Baltimore silversmith, Standish Barry. The only coin now known with the hallmark is the unique 1735 imitation Lima 8 escudos that was found in the collection . . . → Read More: click here to continue
The brief comments below are in conjunction with the unveiling of a new U.S. gold coin, the 2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle, by United States Mint Director, Ed Moy, at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money® in the Baltimore Convention Center on July 30, 2008.
The latest congressional National Parks Quarter proposal calls for a massive three-inch, eight ounce silver collector coin. An amazing size that would quite easily dwarf current US bullion coinage – as a comparison, the popular American Eagle silver coin is an already large 1.598 inches with a single ounce of silver.
The American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money® convention is packed with exciting collector opportunities and coin exhibits. Beginning Wednesday, July 30 and ending Sunday, August 3., this year’s convention in Baltimore, Maryland is sure to be one of the best.
The US Mint has released images of the highly anticipated 2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle.
The newest edition of Mint Error News Magazine, issue #24, is now available for free viewing and download. The quarterly magazine is published by Mike Byers and is an excellent tool for collectors who want to know the very latest mint error and variety coin news.
First, two opposing opinions on the near term prospects for gold. Also, the Double Prosperity Set, coin shows, 1943-S Bronze Cent…
By Doug Winter – Am I the only person who finds it astonishing that another ANA is upon us? Jeez, it seems like I just got back from last year’s Marathon in Milwaukee. But here we are already in late July and it’s time for the Battle in Baltimore. What can we expect from . . . → Read More: click here to continue
What does the future hold for gold, silver, and platinum? Also, 2008 Proof Platinum Eagles return, an award for US Mint Sculptor-Engraver…
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While Congressman Ron Paul [R-TX] is running for President, he is also attempting to create new law. On February 13, 2008, Mr. Paul introduced a bill titled, the Tax-Free Gold Act of 2008.
Should the bill become law, it would eliminate taxes and fees on . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Can anyone recommend a good coin dealer in New York City? I have a bunch of old coins, I’m not sure whether any of them are worth anything, but they’re cool anyway and I’d like advice on preservation. Also of course I’d want an appraisal on anything of value. I’m totally new to this, . . . → Read More: click here to continue
The United States Mint resumed sales of 2008 American Eagle Platinum Proof coins Thursday and the new prices are mind-blowing. One coin’s premium is marked up a whopping 63% . The popular one-ounce platinum …