World Coin Rarities Discovered In Sunken SS Central America TreasureThe finest known Australian 1855 Sydney Mint gold Sovereign, made during the first year of that mint’s operations, was discovered during the last expedition to the fabled "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America, that sank while sailing to New York City in 1857.

Now graded PCGS MS62+, it is one of 82 sunken treasure world gold coins representing 10 different countries retrieved in 2014, recently cataloged by the California Gold Marketing Group and now certified by Professional Coin Grading Service […]


Voyageurs Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsLast week on Thursday, June 14, quarters honoring Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota were formerly introduced to the public.

More than 600 people attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service. Around 100 children received a free Voyageurs quarter to commemorate the event […]


NCIC Will Offer Free Numismatic Crime Investigations Class at Philadelphia ANA ShowThe Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) will offer a one-day training class on "Numismatic Crime Investigations" for local, state and federal law enforcement officers during the ANA World’s Fair of Money August 14-18, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA.

The 8 hour class is designed to provide law-enforcement personnel, including patrol officers, detectives, investigators and prosecutors, with the fundamental investigative techniques, knowledge and understanding to respond effectively to the complex challenges encountered during a numismatic crime […]


1792 Gold Piece Makes First Public Appearance Since 1890A one-of-a-kind gold coin believed to have once been a cherished memento of U.S. President George Washington made its first public pre-auction showing since 1890 when Heritage Auction put it on display June 14 at the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo in Long Beach, California.

The gold coin will be sold without reserve at an August auction during the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia. It is only the third time in its history that this piece has been offered at public auction […]


Gold Ends Week at Lowest Price of Year, Silver TumblesPrecious metals futures sank Friday after the U.S. dollar rallied Thursday against the euro. Gold finished at its lowest price of the year after hitting a one-month high.

Gold for August delivery on Friday plunged $29.80, or 2.3%, to settle at $1,278.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Mixed in MayBullion demand was mixed in May for Australian bullion coins and bars with silver sales higher and gold sales lower, according to the latest round of Perth Mint figures. Sales of both gold and silver bullion declined from May 2017, the same data shows.

Orders of the Mint’s bullion products registered against a backdrop of divided precious metals. LBMA prices for the month fell 0.6% for gold and moved up 1% for silver […]


NGC Certifies Newman's 1792 Washington Gold EagleNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified the late Eric P. Newman’s most cherished coin: the unique 1792 Washington President gold eagle that researchers believe was presented to George Washington and carried by him as a pocket piece.

Graded NGC XF 45★, the coin will be sold without reserve by Heritage Auctions on August 16, 2018, at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia. All of the net proceeds will be donated to charity […]


PCGS-Certified Morgans Score Record Prices in Sotheby's New York AuctionThe recent Sotheby’s Historic Coins and Medals Auction in New York set new price records with Morgan silver dollars certified by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) for authenticity and grade.

Three record-setting coins from the collection of Ralph and Lois Stone are of special note for their condition rarity and desirability […]

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US Mint Numismatic Gold Prices May Fall Wed., June 13The United States Mint on Wednesday, June 13, could trim prices on its suite of numismatic gold coins. A mere 10 cents prevented cuts last week while 70 cents drove prices higher two weeks ago. Just a few cents change in gold prices may again dictate where the U.S. Mint’s prices are by late Wednesday.

The Mint’s collection of numismatic gold coins have prices that can change weekly based on the trending value of gold as compared against its 2018 pricing matrix […]


Gold Rises 0.3% on Week, Silver Jumps 1.8%Precious metals futures ended mostly lower on Friday but mostly higher on the week. Silver led losses on the day but it also posted the biggest weekly increase. Gold was little changed for both.

Gold for August delivery on Friday edged down 30 cents, or less than 0.1%, to settle at $1,302.70 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]