An Apollo 15 Robbins medal struck using metal from a 1715 Silver Plate Fleet silver bar flown aboard the 1971 space mission is coming to auction in mid-April by RR Auction.
With the 2016 conclusion of the 10-year Presidential $1 Coin Program, one might assume an end of sales for the Presidential $1 Coin Covers. Not so. The U.S. Mint continues to offer coin covers for Presidential dollars dating as far back as 2009.
Legislation introduced in the House and Senate would authorize gold $5 half eagles and silver dollars in 2020, while a separate bill seeks a congressional gold medal, all to honor the late heavyweight boxing champion, philanthropist and humanitarian Muhammad Ali.
This subject is a complex one, and understanding it is pretty tough for most to understand. However, the foundations of these theories are ones that most can grasp.
These coins are tiny in comparison to other California gold issues. Struck in 1852, they were meant to take some of the pressure off of quarter dollar, half dollar and dollar coins that we running low.
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...
2016 has been a huge year for the precious metals market. You probably knew that. Now read an exclusive report about how you can best take advantage of a gold and silver buying opportunity that likely won't come back around for several years.
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 new 354-page book, El Numiscadero, is the most extensive Spanish–English numismatic dictionary in the hobby, according to its author, veteran numismatist Gary Beals, of San Diego, Calif.
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...
In several weeks, new 12-sided £1 coins will likely start showing up regularly in normal circulation, but if you want to get your hands on Uncirculated examples more quickly, you might want to get to one of the banks listed as a source in The Sun newspaper in London.
Criminals have stolen one of the largest gold coins in the world from a museum in Germany. Thieves reportedly only stole one coin overnight from the Bode Museum in Germany’s capital, but it is a whopper. The $1 million gold coin from Canada contains 100 kilograms of .99999 fine gold and is one of six made in 2007 by the Royal Canadian Mint.
We at Coin World report often on fake U.S. coin rarities coming from China, but not so often about fake Chinese coin rarities.