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In this auction, it was ‘Buy the holder, not the...
by Paul Gilkes An anonymous purchaser was willing to pay nearly $1,000 above the published value for a Mint State 69 1987 American Eagle silver bullion coin because the coin is encapsulated in an early version of the Professional Coin Grading Service’s plastic holders.The buyer was one of 11 unique bidders who placed a combined total of 52 bids in the GreatCollections online auction...
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#FoundThePound: First-day finds of the new...
by Joe O'Donnell The Royal Mint launched its new 12-sided £1 coin into circulation on March 28 after months of build-up, and Twitter users were encouraged by @RoyalMintUK to share photos of first-day finds with the hashtag #FoundThePound.
A $2.50 pioneer gold coin tops sale of Allan...
by Steve Roach This is the finest known Kagin-8 G. Beaded Border variety, and the commentary defends that claim. The lot description concludes, “Whether you appreciate this beauty at arm’s length or under low magnification, you will come away knowing that you have just seen something special, something that is liable to make all others of its kind seem blemished or diminished in...