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1915-S Panama-Pacific commemorative set, in leather...
by Paul Gilkes A five-coin set of 1915-S Panama-Pacific International Exposition gold and silver commemorative coins housed in its original leather case of issue highlights Bonhams 129-lot auction Sept. 6 in Los Angeles. Among other lots offered are a 1796 Draped Bust, 15 Stars half dollar; 1879 Flowing Hair $4 gold Stella pattern; a bronze plaquette depicting sculptor August...
Updated Whitman book reveals: Was a 1964 Morgan...
by Press Release Was a 1964 Morgan dollar struck? Whitman Publishing announces the release of the new fifth edition of A Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars, by Q. David Bowers, that answers that question. The 304-page book will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide on September 27, 2016.
Alexander the Great coin highlights Goldberg’s...
by Jeff Starck No ruler of ancient Greece may be as well known and widely discussed as Alexander III, Alexander the Great. The Macedonian ruler destroyed the Persian Empire and helped spread Hellenistic culture. A “Nearly Mint State” gold stater of Amphipholis, issued circa 330 to 320 B.C. by the ruler, is offered in Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles’ Pre-Long Beach auction...
Launch ceremony for Theodore Roosevelt National...
by Paul Gilkes A crowd of 900 people, including 400 schoolchildren, attended the U.S. Mint's Aug. 25 launch ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt National Park quarter dollar at the park’s Painted Canyon Visitor Center in Medora, N.D. The ceremony coincided with the date of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service.
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Cook Islands issues silver and gold coins marking...
by Jeff Starck The British vote to exit the European Union one of the most significant moments in EU history — is subject of a new program of three Proof commemorative coins from the Cook Islands. The program is being issued by Coin Invest Trust, a private Lichtenstein-based company.
South American specimens book triples estimate in...
by Arthur L. Friedberg A book of South American specimen notes sold for nearly triple its high estimate at Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ auction dedicated exclusively to world paper money at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim, Calif.