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Winning Bid Reaction for 1873-CC No Arrows Liberty Seated dimeLeading international rare coin auction house Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted one of the most highly-anticipated events in numismatic auction history on August 9, 2012, with a record-setting numismatic collection, the Battle Born Collection of Carson City Mint Coinage.

The highlight of the night was the coveted ‘1873-CC No Arrows Liberty Seated’ dime, which sold for a record $1.84 million USD — the most expensive dime ever sold at auction […]


Heritage's US Coin Auction in Philadelphia Realizes $27.5+ MillionAn extremely rare example of the prized 1907 Ultra High Relief double eagle sold for $1,057,500 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $27.5+ million US Coins Signature® Auction, held in Philadelphia, Aug. 2-5. All prices include 17.5% Buyer’s Premium.

The Ultra High Relief double eagle in this auction is distinctive because of its 1906 Style edge lettering, in a Sans Serif Font, with stars between each of the letters of E PLURIBUS UNUM […]


1943-S 50c High Desert MS67+The two finest collections of circulation strike Walking Liberty half dollars in the PCGS Set RegistrySM and the only known complete set of 1910 matte proof U.S. gold coins will be displayed at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo, September 6 – 8, 2012. The show will be open to the public in the Long Beach, California Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave.

The "Walker Showdown" in the special Collectibles Display area showcases the top two registry sets in the category […]


Mike Fuljenz with six 2012 NLG awardsNationally-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 […]


PNG LogoTo 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 […]


Taylor WebbIn 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 Contest rules can also be found there […]

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Kevin Lipton 2012 PNG DayBeverly Hills, California rare coin dealer Kevin Lipton has received the Professional Numismatists Guild’s ( 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 […]


Ma Tak Wo submitting coins to PCGSThe 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 […]


1867 over 6 Victoria silver HK $1Hundreds 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 […]


NGC Certified Medal and CoinNumismatic 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 […]