Numismatic News and Blog Headlines – Mar 19

by on March 19, 2009 · 0 comments

Four numismatic news or coin blog articles are referenced on CoinNews every Tuesday and Thursday. These articles are not authored by us, but we recommend coin collectors read them for their unusual or interesting content. Here are today’s articles:

Iron Age Gold Unearthed in Suffolk Field
By Chris Rudd, World Coin News

In spring 2008 a hoard of 783 ancient British gold coins was discovered by a metal detectorist near the village of Wickham Market in southeast Suffolk, England. It is one of the largest hoards of Iron Age gold coins ever found in Britain and is one of the most important because it was unearthed virtually in situ, where it was buried 2,000 years ago in an earthenware pot.

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The Best Ways to Buy Gold and Silver Now
By Dr. Mark Skousen, Investment U

Once again, the U.S. Mint can’t keep up with the huge demand for American eagle gold and silver coins. Americans are so anxious about the uncertainty of the seemingly never-ending financial crisis that they are demanding physical positions of their gold and silver, the only true money.

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Wide swings in Franklins
By Mark Ferguson, Coin Values

Mint State Franklin half dollar values are driven by the grading service registry competitions. This trend is immediately confirmed by analyzing auction records that go back about 10 years.

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The 2009 Portland Spring ANA Show
By Doug Winter via CoinLink

I’m guessing it’s been close to twenty years since there was a major coin show in a city in which I lived. That’s why I was really excited about this year’s Mid-Winter ANA being held in my home town of Portland, Oregon. Even if the show was crummy, I’d be able to sleep in my own bed. Plus, I could show off my…

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