President Obama today presented former U.S. Senator Edward William Brooke III with the Congressional Gold Medal for his unprecedented and enduring service to the Nation. The ceremony was held in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
The Congressional Gold Medal, designed and struck by the United States Mint, honors Senator Brooke’s pioneering accomplishments in public . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Ancients: Classic Greek Coins: Part 1 NGC David Vagi discusses the design varieties of select ancient Greek coins in this first of a multi-part series. The variety of designs found on ancient Greek coins seems limitless, and trying to pick the ten most famous coin types is like trying to choose the ten best . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Legislation seeking to recognize and celebrate the establishment of the Medal of Honor was approved in the U.S Senate Thursday by Unanimous Consent. The bill, H.R. 1209, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives back on May 14, 2009 …
2,200 high grade samples of mostly scarce, rare or unique specimens from Spain, her colonies and empire ranging from the Visigothic era to the present were sold Oct 21-22 by Aureo & Calico in Barcelona Spain. The Caballero de las Yndias collection is stunning representation of all of the mints that struck coinage for . . . → Read More: click here to continue
The Walt Disney World Resort in central Florida near Orlando has just announced plans it is participating in a pilot program with the US Mint …
Stack’s eagerly invites you to take part in our 74th Anniversary Sale, held this year in Baltimore, MD November 9-11, 2009. Stack’s is proud to celebrate our 74th year in the auction business by holding a star-studded auction event, replete with dazzling rarities at every turn. This auction will include U.S. coins, tokens, medals, . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Former U.S. Rep Jay Johnson, a longtime Green Bay TV news anchor, died Saturday at his suburban Washington, D.C., home of an apparent heart attack.
The new America the Beautiful Quarters series will begin in 2010. This series will continue the current practice of rotating reverse designs for the quarter dollar denomination. A National Park or other National Site will be featured for each state, territory, and the District of Columbia at a rate of five new . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Coin collecting is something that dates back to the when coins were first issued for trade.
Continuing the tradition of providing Web sites with quality up-to-date information in an easy to understand layout, CoinNews Media Group LLC is happy to announce the introduction of our newest family member, LincolnCoinChroniclesSet.com. …
By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com
In a recent blog about undervalued early gold issues, I mentioned that the half eagles of 1810 were confusing enough (even to a specialist such as me) that this tends to suppress values for some of the rare issues that are known from this year. Let’s take a . . . → Read More: click here to continue
Humankind is unique in that, to my knowledge, we’re the only creatures to display sentimentality.
The Township of Montville, New Jersey police department is investigating the October 11, 2009 auto burglary of coin dealer Julian Leidman. Mr. Leidman was en route home after participating in Coinfest held in Stamford Connecticut. The suspect or suspects entered Leidman’s vehicle by smashing out a side window. Virtually his entire inventory was taken . . . → Read More: click here to continue