A mule first discovered in 2000 made news again last week, and we’re preparing photos and video for you showing some of the SS Central America treasure being curated at PCGS.
A 17th State quarter dollar-Sacagawea dollar mule has been confirmed and consigned to Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ March auction at the Whitman Coins & Collectibles Baltimore Expo.
Also in this issue, Wendell Wolka finds more questions while answering another in his "Collecting Paper" column.
Also inside this issue, Joel Orosz dives into the first 'superstar' collection auction catalog and a pair of numismatists ask whether California small denomination gold coins circulated.
A particular 1909 Lincoln, V.D.B. cent set a record recently, though not in terms of price or grade. The coin, in fact, is a bit dusty and shows some toning. It is also on the planet Mars.
Also in the Feb. 12 issue, we’ve got the trick to examining those tiny dimes and a look at “Silver Eagle Season.”
As war and protest raged in the world at large, collectors turned to their hobby for solace and found many agreeable changes in products from the U.S. Mint.
Also, well-informed collectors can skirt the pitfalls and benefit from online bargains. Michael Bugeja explains.