The 2014 Farran Zerbe Memorial Award will be presented to Neil Shafer Aug. 8 during the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money banquet.
The Museum of American Finance will once again host the 4th Coin, Currency and Collectibles Show scheduled for Oct. 23 to 25 in New York City.
The U.S. Mint on July 30 lowered the number of gold Kennedy half dollars at the ANA convention and Mint retail units from two coins per customer to one.
The United States Mint has established an initial price of $1,240.00 for the gold Proof 2014 Kennedy half dollar.
ANA recognizes group of notable numismatists with slew of honorary awards including 2014 Medal of Merit
Honorees will be formally recognized at the Aug. 5 to Aug. 9 American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill.
Homestead National Monument of America, Kisatchie National Forest, Blue Ridge Parkway among those locations featured.
The Kennedy half dollar was released at a time when 50 cents had real purchasing power.
Coin collecting got under way on a grand scale in 1857 with the discontinuation of the half cent and large cent, and the introduction of the small cent.
Between coins in a roll of quarter dollars I found a small medal depicting St. Francis of Assisi with his hand upon what appears to be a greyhound dog.
With 'unexpectedly nice, frosty walnut-brown color,' 1793 Wreath cent graded Very Good sells for $2,012
Scotsman’s Midwest Summer Sale, held July 18, 2014, in St. Louis, brought $1,124,107. Among the lots offered were several 1793 Flowing Hair, Wreath cents.