Four Proof 1895 Morgan dollars are among the highlights as Heritage Auctions hosts the official auctions of the summer Florida United Numismatists convention.
The Medal Collectors of America and the Massachusetts Historical Society will be hosting a conference titled “Art and Memory: The Role of Medals” in Boston on Nov. 10.
The automobile industry uses nearly 80 percent of the world’s palladium supply for catalytic converters, and its demand has doubled in the last decade; a Canadian firm mines 14 percent of the supply.
The World Platinum Investment Council reports the platinum supply was in a deficit compared to demand during the first three months of 2018.
The Liberty Dollar is being resurrected as an asset-backed cryptocurrency.
The SS Central America, the fabled “Ship of Gold,” an 1857 wreck well known for containing classic U.S. gold coins, also held a stash of world coins, revealed only recently.
Three coinage designs submitted to the Royal Canadian Mint in 1937 but were never adopted are finally being used on actual coins.
“Obsolete Paper Money: A Guide with Prices,” by Don Kelly is now available, with its debut at the IPMS greeted with a widely positive reception and brisk sales.
The Italian painter today known simply as Caravaggio is the subject of a 2018 silver €10 coin from San Marino.
The world sessions at the Lyn Knight auction of paper money were boosted by active collector participation in the bidding.
The 1913 Liberty Head 5-cent coin once owned by George O. Walton and his heirs has traded hands in a private transaction for a price between $3 million and $4 million.
On July 2, 1979, a new kind of dollar coin was issued by the U.S. Mint, which had high expectations for the coin. The Anthony dollar, however, did not live up to them.
Members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee were not quite certain of the cause, but they were elated with the effects.