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Baltic states to share €2 commemorative coin...
by Jeff Starck The three Baltic states will make euro coinage history in 2018. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will issue a common circulating commemorative €2 coin celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Latvian and Estonian states and the 100th anniversary of the re-establishment of Lithuanian statehood.
Gasparro’s Flowing Hair Liberty is overstruck on...
by Jeff Starck Frank Gasparro’s proposed Flowing Hair Liberty design for a small dollar coin was close to being made for circulation, before the Anthony dollar was issued instead. Forty years after the Liberty design was proposed, the Royal Oak Mint, in conjunction with error coin specialist and dealer Ken Potter, offers the design overstruck on actual Anthony dollars.
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The famed ‘piano hoard’ is recognized as...
by Colin Sallee This week, we learned that a low mintage in the bullion coin market can trigger high prices. In addition, we profile coins sold at auction by Stack’s Bowers Galleries at the Whitman Baltimore Expo that weren’t from the Pogue Collection.
Finland scraps independence centennial coins after...
by Jeff Starck The Mint of Finland has scrapped designs for a five-coin set honoring the nation’s independence. The decision came within 24 hours of the designs’ release, after an outcry against two of the designs rippled across social media and gained traction in the news cycle.