Numismatic News: Cheerios Dollars, Mint Gold, Baltimore Show


June 16: 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 coin articles:

Cheerios dollars soften
Steve Roach | Coin Values

When a new subtype or variety is discovered, there is initial excitement, then over the next several years, the market adjusts as the coin does (or doesn’t) enter "mainstream" collecting. A year ago, an example of the "Cheerios" 2000-P Sacagawea dollar sold at auction for nearly $35,000! However, the initial excitement…

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Your gold is safe with us, mint tells clients
Ian Macleod | The Ottawa Citizen

To halt a possible "run" on the gold it safeguards for private businesses, the Royal Canadian Mint is reassuring customers their deposits are fully accounted for and in secure vaults as the investigation continues into as much as $20 million in lost precious metals. Since the scandal broke last week, some precious metals market advisers have been trying to instigate "some kind of a run" on…

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Sovereigns, eagles & bars: My adventures in buying gold
jpstillwater | Daily KOS

A friend of mine who is really worried about the coming Great Depression just decided that he was going to go out and buy gold. "Wanna come along?" he asked me. You bet! First we googled around to get information. is best site on the web to look for information on gold — or at least it’s my favorite. I love checking gold prices on Kitco and reading rants by the Mogambo Guru…

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Sunday Afternoon in Charm City
Scott Barman | Coin Collector’s Blog

Sunday traffic to Baltimore was not bad. Even though the Orioles were playing the Atlanta Braves at Camden Yards (the O’s crushed the Braves 11-2), there was not a lot of traffic in downtown Baltimore. I was able to park in my usual overpriced location at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel and hobbled my way through the lobby, up the escalator, to the walkway between the hotel and the Baltimore Convention Center…

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