Spectrum Numismatics International

The 100-ounce gold Washington NuggetThe $460,000 winning bid for a headline-making, 100-ounce gold nugget was made by Spectrum Numismatics International of Irvine, California, a division of Spectrum Group International, at a public auction in Sacramento, California on March 16, 2011.

Nicknamed the "Washington Nugget" because it was discovered last year near Washington, California, it is believed to be the largest, verifiable California gold nugget still in existence. The auction on the eve of the […]

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Spectrum Group International, Inc. (SPGZ.PK) announced today that its subsidiary Bowers and Merena Auctions, one of the world’s pre-eminent auctioneers of rare coins and currency, has entered into an agreement with Stack’s, the oldest rare coin retail and auction company in the U.S., to combine their operations.

The new company, which will be known as Stack’s-Bowers Numismatics, with a world coin division to be known as Stack’s-Bowers and Ponterio, will be owned 51% by Bowers and Merena Auctions and 49% by Stack’s […]

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Spectrum Numismatics had an 1882 $5 NGC PR63CAM cert #1519802005 go missing in a shipment. There were only 48 coins minted. Please contact Spectrum Numismatics at 949-955-1250 or toll-free at 888-828-2646 if you come across one either raw or slabbed. Thank you.

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IRVINE, Calif. — Spectrum Numismatics International, Inc., one of the world’s largest rare coin, currency and wine dealers, announced today that Matthew Westfall has joined the company in the next step of their continuous expansion.   "Matt Westfall is one of the most respected numismatists in the industry. His incredible knowledge of better date U.S. […]

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IRVINE, Calif. – Spectrum Numismatics International, Inc., one of the world’s largest rare coin and currency dealers, announced today that it has hired Richard Melamed as their Senior Numismatist.   "Richard Melamed is one of the most respected numismatists in the industry.  During his 36-year career, Melamed has done everything from running his own coin […]

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IRVINE, Calif. – Spectrum Numismatics International, Inc., one of the world’s largest rare coin and currency dealers, announced today that it has promoted Andrew Glassman to President. "Andrew Glassman has been with Spectrum for over 18 years, during which time Spectrum has grown to an internationally recognized pre-eminent rare coin and currency dealer. Andrew has […]

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(Irvine, California) — Spectrum Numismatics International of Irvine, California again is expanding its operations with the opening of a World Currency Division.    "We have hired long-time paper money collector and dealer, David Leong of New Hampshire, to be our World Currency Trader.  His three decades of extensive experience and knowledge will be a tremendous […]

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(Irvine, California) — Hundreds of silver and gold coins, silver bars and specially-made gold $1 and $5 denomination gaming tokens that were stored for decades in the vault of a well-known downtown Las Vegas casino have been purchased by Spectrum Numismatics International of Irvine, California. “These items are from the El Cortez Hotel and Casino […]

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