By Greg Reynolds for CoinLink
On April 29th and 30th, in Cincinnati, Heritage will auction the collection of “Joseph C. Thomas,” which features U.S. copper, nickel and silver coins, from the 1790s to the mid 20th century. As far as I know, the Thomas collection does not contain any gold coins. In terms of . . . → Read More: click here to continue
The 34th Chicago International Coin Fair gets underway this week at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont Ill. April 23-26, 2009.
Ponterio & Associates, Inc., a division of Bowers and Merena Auctions, will offer almost 3000 lots featuring an exceptional selection of world coins and currency hailing from Russia, China, Mexico, Cuba, Australia, . . . → Read More: click here to continue
The 2009 Silver Eagle has only been released as a bullion coin option so far. The high demand around the world for silver bullion coins has caused a continuing shortage of silver blanks for the United States Mint. As a result, production of the coin is limited to the . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Terry Parzyck can’t sell many of the hundreds of rare coins, dating back to the 1800s, that he keeps in his display cases.
Many U.S. numismatic items have been counterfeited or otherwise imitated over the years, some so often that authenticators such as myself are automatically suspicious of them. Near the head of this list are the Indian Peace Medals issued by the United States government from the 1790s up to 1890, of which perhaps 90% of . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Gift from grandmother to grandson could bring $20,000+
DALLAS, TX – The only serial #1 star note from the Bicentennial $2 series known to exist in private hands will be offered by Heritage Currency Auctions of America in its Central States auction, May 1, at Cincinnati’s Duke Energy Downtown Convention Center.
The . . . → Read More: click here to continue
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Silver Bullion Coins
The Austrian Silver Philharmonic was first offered in 2008 following the popularity of the Gold Philharmonic. The silver bullion coins are produced by the Austrian Mint and contain one ounce of .999 fine silver.
The Silver Philharmonic carries the same design as the Gold Philharmonic, which honors the Vienna Philharmonics . . . → Read More: click here to continue
A 107-year-old woman was among those who received specially-minted “Maundy Money” coins at an age-old Easter ceremony in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
Silver Bullion Coins
The Australian Silver Kookaburra was first produced by the Perth Mint in 1990 and have been produced each year since. The coins feature a reverse design which changes annually and a proof like finish which incorporates mirrored and frosted elements.
The obverse of the Silver Kookaburra features an image of . . . → Read More: click here to continue