NGC Certifies Gold Nuggets From S.S. Central America Shipwreck Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC)  has been selected to certify gold nuggets recovered from the shipwreck of the SS Central America, one of the most famous treasures of all time.

Known as the "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America sank in a hurricane in September 1857 while carrying an astonishing 30,000 pounds of gold. The gold was being transported from California to New York by way of Panama during the early years of the California Gold Rush […]


Gold And Silver Log Third Losses In Four SessionsGold and silver futures declined for the third time in four sessions Tuesday as safe-havens saw pressure from news that the U.S. backed off on imposing tariffs on some Chinese imports.

Gold for December delivery lost $3.10, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,514.10 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


2019 PNG Awards AnnouncedThe Professional Numismatists Guild ( has honored Paul Nugget of East Meadow, New York with the PNG 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award for his steadfast dedication to the entire numismatic community and significant contributions to the Guild and the numismatic fraternity in general.

The award is named after PNG’s Founding President who spearheaded the 1953 launch of the organization […]


U.S. Mint 2019 Holiday Ornaments Include Kennedy Half DollarsThe United States Mint kicked off sales today of two holiday-themed ornaments that hold uncirculated Kennedy half dollars.

One of the ornaments is designed for young collectors, featuring the U.S. Mint’s Mighty Minters™ Eli, Layla, Timothy, and Kendra in "vibrant, digitally printed colors" […]


Gold, Silver and Palladium Rise Monday, Aug. 12Precious metals futures, for the most part, changed little Monday. Gold and silver climbed on the day following two consecutive sessions of losses.

Gold for December delivery added $8.70, or 0.6%, to settle at $1,517.20 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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Gold Gains 3.5% on Week; Silver Rallies for 4.1% Weekly AdvanceMost precious metals futures declined Friday but they all advanced on the week, led by performances in silver and gold.

Gold for December delivery lost $1, or 0.07%, to settle at $1,508.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


2019 American Liberty Gold Coin and Silver Medal Finishes and MintagesThe United States Mint rolled out product pages and issued press announcements in preparation for their Aug. 15 releases of their high relief American Liberty gold coin and silver medal. Mintages and finishes for the two collectibles are now known.

Each of them has a 50,000 mintage and an initial household order limit of 1 piece. In addition to their designs […]


Rare U.S. Proof Coinage at August 2019 ANA AuctionStack’s Bowers Galleries will offer rare selections of U.S. proof coinage as part of their official auction of the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois, Aug. 13 to 17.

A sampling of the rarities to go under the hammer include complete sets of proof Shield nickels and proof Barber half dollars, as well as a nearly complete set of proof Trade dollars […]


Stack's Bowers To Display Tribute to Benjamin Franklin's Libertas Medal at ANA ShowAt the upcoming American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money Convention in Rosemont, Illinois, August 13-18, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will have at their bourse table 1005 an incredible display assembled by the Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation and centered around one of the most beautiful and important medals struck in American history.

Following decisive victories at Saratoga and Yorktown, Benjamin Franklin wrote to the United States Secretary of Foreign Affairs Robert Livingston […]


Gold and Silver Log First Losses in Five SessionsGold and silver futures finished lower for the first time in five sessions, both falling Thursday from their prior-day milestone high settlements — 6.3-years for gold and nearly 14 months for silver.

Gold for December delivery declined $10.10, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,509.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]