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Could palladium American Eagle bullion coins finally...
by Paul Gilkes After seven years of development and study, an American palladium bullion coin may finally be struck before the end of calendar year 2017. The coin has been a long time coming. It was authorized under provisions of the American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin Act of 2010, which calls for production of a 1-ounce palladium coin with a $25 face value.
The astonishing new revelation about a notable 1818...
by John Sculley At first glance, Heritage catalogers saw what others must have seen since collecting by varieties became popular — the “0” is punched into the die in error, seemingly corrected by entering a proper “D.” But closer inspection reveals otherwise.
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Numismatic sales fall for U.S. Mint during Fiscal...
by Paul Gilkes Numismatic product sales by the U.S. Mint during Fiscal Year 2016 dropped 22.6 percent from the 2015 figures, with numismatic revenue dropping 8.8 percent over the same time frame. The Mint’s numismatic products line includes all commemorative coins, certain gold coins, special collector versions of its bullion coins, annual sets, circulation-quality coins sold at premium...
Silver sestertius showing Roman Colosseum shatters...
by Jeff Starck One of 10 known examples of a silver sestertius from the short reign of Roman emperor Divus Titus starred in Dix Noonan Webb’s Feb. 15 auction, shattering the pre-auction estimate range. It sold for £372,000 ($464,981 U.S.), including the 20 percent buyer’s fee, on a pre-sale estimate of between £60,000 and £80,000.
Rare coin populations rising, ‘common’ Lincoln cent...
by Joe O'Donnell Also this week, William T. Gibbs profiled the successes and failures of the Presidential dollar program, Paul Gilkes explained how the price of silver could be affected by the prices of two base metals, and the hobby got its first in-person look at the 1792–2017-W American Liberty gold $100 coin.