Numismatic News Headlines – Apr 2

by on April 2, 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:

Saint-Gaudens Premium Backs Off
By Harry Miller | Numismatic News

This week gold is slightly under last week’s level while silver and platinum have gained some ground. Now I say that even though the premiums on uncirculated $20 Saint-Gaudens have come down nearly $100, because viewed in the limelight of a stock market that has rallied nearly 20 percent from the low of a few weeks ago, that is still significant strength…

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Caught between rock and hard place
Buzz with Dave Harper | Numismatic News

It was bound to happen. I received my first complaint from a reader who received a package from the Mint by UPS and complained that he had to sign for it and arrange to be home to do it…

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Getting A Round Tuit In Baltimore
By Scott Barman | Coin Collector’s Blog

If it was Saturday at the end of March, it was time to drive to Baltimore for the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Currency Expo. This show is a three-times-a-year ritual for the numismatic community centrally located on the eastern seaboard. For the last few years, the show has expanded to three large halls in the Baltimore Convention Center and made into a real numismatic happening by the people at Whitman...

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State Quarter Values Updated
By Susan Headley |

State Quarters have made some interesting value moves during the past quarter. (I review and update all of my coin value guides quarterly, if not more frequently.) Although the Georgia and Connecticut quarters have always been worth more than most other states, Tennessee and Illinois have seen good increases since the beginning of the year…

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