The information below updates the American Eagle Bullion Note to Editors from the Mint on May 26, 2017, regarding erroneous information that was released on March 20, 2017, in response to a request made pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act.
The pre-Long Beach sale by the Goldbergs featured an expansive group of large cents, with strong results for multiple pieces. We also take a look at an intriguing 100-gram silver bullion coin from the Scottsdale Mint.
The United States Mint is in the process of distributing surcharges from the sale of coins from the two 2016 commemorative coin programs. The Mint has already sent surcharge checks to two of the four recipient organizations designated under the Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act.
A new die marriage has been attributed for the 1822 Capped Bust quarter dollar, bringing the number of known varieties for the date and denomination to three. Numismatic Guaranty Corp. authenticated, attributed and graded the coin About Good 3. The variety is cataloged as Browning 3.
The annual American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money offers collectors of all ages many opportunities for education and fun, and at the younger range of the age scale are activities aimed at Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Special workshops for youth are scheduled for Aug. 5.
If you’ve ever wanted an opportunity to obtain a belt buckle fashioned with United States gold coins surrounded by gold nuggets, here’s your chance. Holabird Western Americana Collections LLC is offering such a piece in its July 8 to 10 auction in Reno, Nev.
Separate collections of participation medals from the Summer and Winter Olympic Games and rare issues from individual competitions are among the lots being offered in RR Auction’s online sale closing July 20.
The U.S. Mint’s official launch ceremony for the 2017 Ellis Island National Monument quarter dollar is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET Aug. 30 at the flagpole area on the island, site of the Statue of Liberty. Access is via Liberty State Park from New Jersey or from Battery Park in New York City. The flagpole is at the point near the Ellis Island Immigration Museum not far...
With a provenance tracing back over a century and with it being the only Mint State red and brown example of either of the two varieties of 1821 Coronet cents certified by either PCGS or NGC, this example of the Newcomb 2 variety attracted strong competition.
This 1803 Draped Bust, Large Date, Small Fraction cent graded Very Fine 25 by Professional Coin Grading Service is, although covered with "fine granularity," among the finest known, and the price it realized was a nice surprise for the consignor and auctioneer, showing the sustained demand for these rarest survivors from the first decades of the U.S. Mint.