A third reverse die has been identified for the tokens sometimes called 1861 Confederate “half dimes.” Jon Sullivan from Sullivan Numismatics in Charleston, South Carolina, purchased the piece recently from collector Bradford Haynes.
The lot of five York County, Maine, Tercentenary half dollars in their original holder of release, all colorfully toned with apparently undisturbed original surfaces and consigned by a family who only recently discovered the coins, realized $17,825 in a July 17 auction, a price expected of coins certified with a Mint State 68 grade or higher.
The U.S. Mint will attend the Sept. 7 to 9 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Collectible Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. The Long Beach expo’s opening day, Sept. 7, coincides with the Mint’s launch of sales for the Uncirculated 2017-P Ellis Island National Monument 5-ounce silver coin.
Tucked amid the hundreds of 19th, 20th and 21st century Proof U.S. coins offered Sept. 5 in Los Angeles by Bonhams is a lot of nine 2016-W Winged Liberty Head gold dimes, from among the 125,000 first issued by the U.S. Mint on April 21, 2016. The issue price was $205 per coin.
Gold production is expected to start in September from Anglo Asian Mining’s Ugur gold deposit in the Republic of Azerbaijan. Anglo Asian Mining has produced gold from its flagship Gedabeck mine since May 2009, but estimates the newly explored area's total mineral resource at 199,000 ounces of gold and 1,049,000 ounces of silver, with proven plus probable reserves of...
Sales by the United States Mint of its 10-piece 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin set are currently in a yo-yo pattern. Figures released Aug. 16 by the Mint indicate 214,345 sets were recorded sold. That is a decline from the previous week’s figures, when, as of Aug. 8, sales stood at 220,397 sets. When sales began Aug. 1, a limited edition of 225,000 sets were made...
A May 10, 1775, Continental Currency $20 note printed on rectangular, marbled border paper provided by Benjamin Franklin highlights the Aug. 26 online auction by Early American History Auctions Inc. The note is graded PCGS Currency Very Fine 35.
The 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin set was inching toward a sellout Aug. 10, with the latest sales report from the U.S. Mint recording 221,479 sets sold, from a maximum authorization of 225,000 sets. Although sales of the set ended less than 10 minutes after it went on sale Aug. 1, when its status was changed to “currently unavailable," a substantial canceled order...
The Denver Mint continues to be one of the two largest producers of circulating U.S. coins, splitting those duties with the Philadelphia Mint. Since the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money was being held Aug. 1 to 5 in Denver, Coin World was afforded an opportunity to visit the production floor of the Denver Mint.
The ANA World’s Fair of Money Aug. 1 to 5 in Denver is now history. From an expansive bourse, auctions from the two leading numismatic auction firms, specialty club meetings, educational forums, world mints, Young Numismatist activities, and special giveaways, there was something for everybody.