Numismatic Press Releases & Announcements

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(San Antonio, Texas) — CoinNews, an online source for numismatic news, information and coin collector services, has announced the launch of a new beta site that is geared solely for mobile users. The site provides numismatic headlines with the latest snapshots of daily news, articles and industry events accessible directly from mobile phones. While the […]

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(Colorado Springs, Colorado) — A rare, 490-year old original copy of the first illustrated, printed numismatic book, Illustrium Imagines (”Images of the Illustrious”), has been donated to the American Numismatic Association by well-known collector, sports agent and real estate developer, Dwight N. Manley, of Newport Beach, California. The book was printed in 1517 in Rome, […]

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Ottawa, Ontario, December 13, 2007  – The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) is crediting its patented multi-ply plating technology for a record year in its foreign circulation business line. The Mint’s Winnipeg, Manitoba facility has already set a new production volume record with one month left to go in 2007, having struck almost 1.2 billion multi-ply […]

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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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"One of the Most Popular of all Registry Sets" (Santa Ana, California) — The PCGS Set Registry all-time number one finest set of modern U.S. proof coins from 1968 to the present will be exhibited by Professional Coin Grading Service during the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention (booth #138) in Orlando, January 10 – 13, […]

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Centerpiece of World Auction is “Carl F. Chirico Jr. Collection of World Pattern Coins” IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena Auctions, America’s leading rare coin auction house, continues as Official Auctioneer of the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention in 2008, with the next auction scheduled for February 27 to March 2, 2008.  For their first […]

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(Fallbrook, California) – The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) again will provide a scholarship to send a deserving young numismatist to the annual American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2008.  The scholarship will cover airfare, tuition for one of the two week-long Summer Seminar sessions in June, meals and six nights […]

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Bowers and Merena Auctions was the Official Auctioneer in the recent Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention. It proved to be an exciting show realizing more than $9.5M and having over 3,000 coin and over 1,000 currency lots. Some exceptionally exquisite coins were auctioned, including a $368,000 1854-O Liberty Double Eagle graded AU-50 by PCGS and […]

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