The U.S. Mint shifted some production of 2016 American Eagle silver bullion coins to the San Francisco and Philadelphia Mints so that the West Point Mint could complete the development and production of the Proof 2016-W American Eagle bearing the special 30th anniversary edge inscriptions.
A former New Jersey coin dealer pleaded guilty Feb. 14 in federal court to avoiding taxes on more than $400,000 in income derived from fraudulently obtaining credit cards to purchase bulk quantities of coin products from the U.S. Mint to “corner the market,” according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
The latest Coin World Weekly issue has been sent to the presses. But you don’t have to wait for it to hit newsstands to enjoy the expert insights and historical analysis found inside.
Germany’s annual Bundeslander series of circulating commemorative €2 coins continues in 2017. The program honors each of Germany’s 18 states. The 2017 coin, the 12th in a series that began in 2006, celebrates the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It depicts the Porta Nigra in Trier, which is probably the best-preserved Roman city gate north of the Alps.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin had to clean up his signature for new notes that are to be produced during his time in the Trump administration.
The Prag Collection of stock certificates, post cards and vintage stereoscopic photos will be offered March 4 in an online auction by Holabird Western Americana LLC. The sale, comprising just over 900 lots, is being conducted over Icollector.com.
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The Reserve Bank of Australia has released the design of the new $10 bank note that will enter circulation in September 2017.
The cost to produce and distribute copper-plated zinc Lincoln cents during Fiscal Year 2016 increased about 5 percent over the previous year, remaining above face value. Fiscal Year 2016 represents the 11th straight year that the costs to produce the Lincoln cent and Jefferson 5-cent coin total above the coins’ face value.
Federal Reserve notes are not particularly easy for the visually impaired to use, though changes are coming. Meanwhile, the U.S. Currency Reader Program provides a currency reader, called iBill, that enables users to determine a note’s denomination.
This year’s annual shooting festival will be held in Glarus, the capital city of the similarly named Swiss Canton of Glarus, deep in the Swiss Alps in east-central Switzerland. The 2017 silver and gold medals (they are not coins) share common obverse and reverse designs, save for a redeemable value indication on the reverse.
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.
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.