The Uncirculated 2017-W American Eagle 1-ounce gold $50 coin goes on sale June 1 without any household order or product limits. The coin is initially being offered at $1,575, based on gold trading in the range of $1,250 to $1,299.99.
Legend’s description read, “The surfaces are as clean and smooth as you will EVER see. Even using a strong glass the quality will NOT disappoint you.” The typical 1927-S Peace dollar is dull and weakly struck, making this lustrous and bold dollar an exception.
The second Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com) of the year, June 8-10, 2017, will feature on-site grading from Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com), a brand-new app showcased by the coin grading company, impressive collections on display, and more.
Mintages released by the U.S. Mint for 2015 American Eagle silver bullion coins are correct, but some information officials disclosed, and that certifiers used to identify which facility produced a coin, is erroneous. U.S. Mint officials expect to provide additional information by June 30.
A House version of the Currency Optimization, Innovation and National Savings Act of 2017 seeks a Government Accountability Office study to investigate ways to lower the production costs of the Lincoln cent while maintaining the denomination’s viability.
Bonhams will offer an eclectic mix of coins and related items at its June 5 auction. Among the most intriguing lots are two bronze galvanos depicting Native Americans as sculptured by Edward Warren Sawyer.
This week, we also covered a paper money error that is similar to an error appearing on coins, along with some anticipated release dates from the U.S. Mint, including for the 2017 American Liberty silver medal.
Just two genuine examples of the 1974 Lincoln cent struck in aluminum are publicly known, so it was only a matter of time before counterfeits would begin to surface. A U.S. collector, Jonathan Brecher, paid roughly $5, including shipping, to acquire in an April 30, 2017, eBay auction what was offered as (and appears at first glance to be) a 1974 Lincoln aluminum cent.
While the Mint’s mintage figures reported for 2015 American Eagle silver bullion coins struck separately at the Philadelphia and West Point Mints are correct, details the Mint released regarding the tracking numbers on the 500-coin boxes of 20-coin tubes was incorrect.
Bonhams will offer an eclectic mix of coins and related items at its June 5 auction. Among multiple multi-coin groups offered in the auction that invite in-person inspection is a 65-coin U.S. large cent date set, with coins from 1793 to 1857, described as grading generally Fair to Very Fine. Also offered are two 1907 Saint-Gaudens, High Relief gold $20 double eagles, one...