Nationally-known rare coin and bullion expert Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin & Bullion in Beaumont, Texas, won six more prestigious industry awards at a ceremony held in conjunction with the World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia on August 9, 2012.
Since 1986, he now has won an unparalleled 43 awards in 10 different categories from the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a respected nonprofit [...]
To assist its members in efficiently making dealer-to-dealer sales of rare coins, the Professional Numismatists Guild has named CoinPlex as "the official coin trading network of the PNG."
CoinPlex is an online, dealers-only trading exchange for certified United States coins and bullion. Its members can post bids and asks on the CoinPlex Market [...]
In mid-June, Heritage Auctions announced a quarterly essay contest to encourage and support young numismatists and budding authors.
The first winners were announced in late July, and all winning essays can be read at HA.com/YNessay. Contest rules can also be found there [...]
Beverly Hills, California rare coin dealer Kevin Lipton has received the Professional Numismatists Guild’s (www.PNGdealers.com) Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of years of dedicated service and achievements in numismatics.
The award was presented at the PNG Day awards banquet on August 6, 2012 in Philadelphia on the eve of the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money [...]
The world’s leader in rare coin authentication and grading — Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) — has opened a new corporate office and grading center in Hong Kong.
PCGS also will be accepting submissions from collectors and dealers at the Hong Kong International Coin Convention & Antique Watch Fair (HICC) at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile in Kowloon, August 24 – 26, 2012 [...]
Hundreds of rare coins certified by Professional Coin Grading Service will be featured in the four auctions conducted before and during the August 2012 Hong Kong International Coin Convention & Antique Watch Fair (HICC).
The first auction will be conducted by Rarehouse Auction Ltd. at the Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel, 3 Canton Road, Harbour City, Kowloon, on August 18 and 19, 2012 [...]
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), the world’s largest third party coin grading company, will be unveiling a remarkable display of rare and important coins and medals at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia, Pa., August 7 through 11, 2012.
The most anticipated coin on display is Walter Perschke’s Brasher Doubloon, the first United States gold coin, valued at $10 million [...]
Two unusual and extremely rare Philadelphia Mint proof coins — an 1802-dated "novodel" silver dollar and a 1907 Ultra High Relief, Sans Serif Edge Saint-Gaudens double eagle — are among the highlights of the Heritage Auctions Philadelphia Signature® U.S. Coin auction featuring Platinum Night™, Aug. 2-5 [...]
The popular PCGS Price Guide (www.pcgs.com/prices) now includes listings for California Fractional Gold coins.
It is the only comprehensive online resource available for market values of this historic series of small 25-cent, 50-cent and one dollar denomination gold coins privately struck from 1852 to 1882 [...]
Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted the Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo on June 27-29, an impressive sale that realized $10,929,460.
The auction featured coins from several major collections, including the Land of Smiles Collection of Liberty Nickels, Selections from the Anne Kate Collection, the Winecrest Collection Part II, the Walking Liberty Tribute Collection, and much more [...]