A Cleveland landlord can demand payments in gold coins, according to a federal appeals court ruling Wednesday. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled a “gold clause” contained in a 1912 lease agreement was enforceable, reversing a lower courts decision and requiring it to determine an equivalent rent.
The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), a nonprofit organization composed of many of the top rare coin and paper money dealers, has extended for another two years the contract of its veteran Executive Director, Robert Brueggeman.
Alaska state quarters launch into circulation during the final week in August. The quarter-dollar is the 49th coin, and the second to last state commemorative featured in the highly popular United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program.
by Greg Reynolds for CoinLink From July 30 to Aug. 3, thousands of coin collectors flocked to Baltimore to attend the annual Summer ANA Convention. Among the most newsworthy of events at the Convention were the sales of two San Francisco Mint pennies. On July 30, a 1943-S copper cent sold on the bourse . . . → Read More: click here to continue
The 2008 United States Silver Proof Set will be offered by the U.S. Mint Tuesday, August 26 at noon (ET). The 14 coin proof set carries the same .95 price tag as the 2007 sets, and no order limits are in place.
The Royal Australian Mint has launched three new websites with each sporting a different theme and coin products. The offerings range from commemorative coins honoring the centenary of Sir Donald Bradman’s birth and the 25th anniversary of Australia II’s win in the American’s Cup, to an exclusive club membership with product discounts.
The summer doldrums certainly seem to be kicking in, but still plenty of interesting coin collecting stories to read.
Bowers and Merena Auctions, America’s leading rare coin and currency auction house, will auction an extremely rare and exceptional 1851 Augustus Humbert Gold Piece at their Beverly Hills Rarities Sale on Saturday, September 13, 2008, at The Tower Beverly Hills, prior to the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectible Expo.
Tampa treasure hunting firm Odyssey Marine Exploration filed their second 2008 results with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Odyssey reported a decrease of $.6 million in revenue for 2008 that was mostly due to fewer coins sold.
Andrew Jackson Presidential Dollars will enter circulation Thursday, August 14. On the same day at 12:00 noon, Bags and Rolls of the coins will be available directly from the United States Mint.
The American Numismatic Association presented 71 competitive exhibit awards at the 2008 World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore. Winners were announced at the Exhibit Awards Presentation and Reception on Aug. 2.
Sixty-one exhibitors of all ages and experience levels, showing 85 displays, competed in this year’s program. There were also 9 non-competitive exhibitors showing 16 . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Coin collecting is not as simple as keeping coins: it may be observed from numismatists or even coin enthusiasts that it is a systematic and somewhat complicated hobby.
The Central States Numismatic Society today presented a check for ,000 to the American Numismatic Association to help fund Summer Seminar, the ANA’s annual summer educational program.