Coin & Numismatic News

Gold, Silver Score First Weekly Gains in Four WeeksPrecious metals ended mostly higher on Friday and they all gained from a week ago. Weekly advances in gold and silver were their first in four weeks.

Gold for February delivery edged up 40 cents, or less than 0.1%, to settle at $1,257.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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Bills Seek 2020-Dated Plymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative CoinsCompanion House and Senate bills are calling for 2020-dated coins to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower and settlement of Plymouth Colony, as well as the signing of the Mayflower Compact near Provincetown and the role of the indigenous Wampanoag Tribes in the realization of the settlement.

Named the "Plymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2017," the House (H.R.4539) and Senate (S.2189) bills seek […]

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NGC Graded Coins Led Heritage's December Hong Kong SaleA rare Chinese gold piece graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) won top honors in Heritage Auctions’ December Hong Kong sale of World & Ancient Coins.

The 1989 People’s Republic gold "Dragon and Phoenix" Proof Pattern 200 Yuan, graded NGC PF 69 Ultra Cameo, realized $408,000 […]

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Stack's Bowers to Auction The Joel R. Anderson Collection of U.S. Paper MoneyStack’s Bowers Galleries will offer The Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States paper money, the largest, finest, and most complete collection of Large Size United States paper money types in existence today.

It is rivaled only by great collections of generations ago that have long since been dispersed, including those of Albert Grinnell and Amon Carter, Jr. […]

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David Lawrence Sells 1879 $4 Stella For $1 MillionDavid Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) brokered one of the rarest U.S. gold issues from the 19th Century — an 1879 Coiled Hair $4 Gold Stella graded PCGS Proof 66 Cameo.

Sold for just over $1 million and now one of the newest members of the PCGS Million Dollar Coin Club, the rarity can be traced back several generations as it was once part of the fabled Garrett and Buddy Ebsen Collections […]

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US Mint Sales: George Rogers Clark 5 Oz Coin DebutsThe U.S. Mint’s newest 5-ounce collectible was its second strongest weekly seller. Celebrating George Rogers Clark National Historical Park in Indiana, the 3-inch coin launched on Dec. 5 for $149.95.

It scored six-day sales of 14,612 for the second quickest start in the series this year. For comparison, the last nine issues opened with sales of […]

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PCGS to Exhibit Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars Super Set at FUNProfessional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars Super Set at the 63rd annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention held Jan. 4 to 7, 2018 in Tampa, Florida.

The Morgan Dollars Super Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921), consists of 331 Morgan Silver Dollars, including the standard Morgan major variety rarities and the Major VAM set with many scarce VAM rarities […]

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Canadian 2017 $15 Wolf Coin Features Glow-in-the-Dark EyesThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling the final of three coins from its Animal Eyes series which features the extraordinary eyes of some of Canada’s unique wildlife.

The 3-coin program highlights some of the nation’s best nocturnal hunters with designs showcasing a unique enamel effect and glow-in-the-dark technology […]

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Collection Rarities Anchor Legend's Regency Auction XXIVLegend Rare Coin Auctions will present the 24th Regency Auction in conjunction with the popular PCGS Members’ Show on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 14, at Caesar’s in Las Vegas.

As always, Legend’s boutique auction venue has brought together impressive collections that anchor the sale. All told, there are 392 lots that will cross the auction block […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Slow Markedly in NovemberAustralian bullion sales in November sank from their quickened pace in October and from a year earlier, according to figures published Dec. 4 by The Perth Mint of Australia.

The sales registered against a backdrop of mixed precious metals in November with LBMA prices rising 0.8% for gold and falling 1.5% for silver […]

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