Grading service population figures confirm this rarity: the pictured example is the only Proof 69 Cameo example graded by PCGS, with just one Deep Cameo piece in this grade certified.
Designs selected from a juried competition for the 2018 World War I American Veterans Centennial silver dollar will be unveiled Oct. 9 in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the Association of the United States Army annual meeting and exposition.
Nearly 40 hobo nickels, including at least seven created by renowned hobo nickel artist George Washington “Bo” Hughes, will be auctioned Sept. 15 in Santa Clara, Calif. The hobo nickels are among the lots Kagin’s Auctions will offer in conjunction with the CoinExpo Santa Clara held Sept. 15 to 17.
NLG has selected award-winning author, journalist and former CBS broadcaster Donn Pearlman of Las Vegas, Nevada, to be its Acting Executive Director, succeeding legendary journalist Ed Reiter of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, who was NLG Executive Director from 1990 until his death Aug. 24
This coin is the finest Deep Cameo example certified by PCGS, and, as Heritage observes, “This could very well be the pinnacle of collecting for an advanced Franklin half dollar proof specialist.”
The first Proof 1865 Indian Head gold $3 coin struck with dies oriented in medal turn instead of coin turn has been identified. Centennial Auctions will offer the coin, graded Proof 61 by Numismatic Guaranty Corp., in its Oct. 17 sale in Nashua, New Hampshire.
We profile the Reverse Proof 2013 American Buffalo, while a Guest Commentary contributor looks at world government efforts to deter the private collecting of antiquities, including coins.
Ed Reiter of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, a one-man institution in coin writing for over half a century, died at the age of 79 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Aug. 24. According to his wife, Patricia, the cause was multiple organ failure.
Steven Mnuchin’s Aug. 21 visit to the gold vaults of the Fort Knox Gold Bullion Depository in Kentucky was the first by a Treasury secretary in 69 years. It had been more than four decades since a senior Treasury Department official inspected the bulk of the nation’s gold reserves.
While a significant number of commemorative coin bills pending before Congress have military themes, three additional measures seek to honor a sports legend turned humanitarian, a schoolteacher who made history and then gave her life in service to the country, and a sport born in the United States.