Customers will be able to place orders with the U.S. Mint beginning at noon ET March 23 for the Proof 2017-W American Eagle silver dollar. The numismatic product is priced at $53.95 each, with no product limit or household order restriction.
An 1883 14-karat gold Sons of the Revolution medal is a highlight in Early American History Auctions Inc.’s March 18 sale. The 279-lot auction includes collectibles in numerous categories, including numismatic material.
When asked about selling his collection the consignor said, “I am going to miss my Large Cents. They probably spent more time than they should have at home where I could look at them, rather than in their other home in a bank safe-deposit box.”
A 1959-D Lincoln cent in an upcoming Heritage auction is clearly different from a typical cent; it was struck on a silver planchet intended for a Roosevelt dime.
Nebraska hobbyist and hobby promoter Mitch Ernst has declared his candidacy for the upcoming American Numismatic Association Board election. "I have served the numismatic community on the local, state, district and regional level. In those capacities, I have seen the need for more understanding of how non-profits should operate, the role of proper governance and...
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, dated March 13, 2017, has been sent to the presses, and we have a quick preview of some of the Coin World Magazine exclusives found in our latest digital edition.
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.
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.
Heritage’s Feb. 16 to 19 auctions held in conjunction with the Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Collectibles Expo brought, in total, more than $11 million.