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1936 Walking Liberty Half DollarThe Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo will take place from June 27 through June 29, 2012, in Room 308 of the Baltimore Convention Center.

The auction will showcase coins from several major collections, including the Land of Smiles Collection of Liberty Nickels, Selections from the Anne Kate Collection, the Winecrest Collection Part II, the Walking Liberty Tribute Collection, the Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge Collection, the Truckee Meadows Collection, and much more […]


Fr.377 1890 $100 Treasury Note ObverseStack’s Bowers Galleries, leading auctioneer and retailer of premium collectible coins, currency and precious metals, announces the offering of a sophisticated collection of United States Federally Issued banknotes pedigreed as the Watermelon Collection.

This advanced assortment covers nearly all genres of the large size type issuance and will be a featured collection in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of MoneySM this August in Philadelphia […]

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1879 Flowing Hair Stella graded PR64 by PCGSClassic coin rarities and a few unexpected treasures are among the highlights of the upcoming Heritage Auctions Long Beach Signature® U.S. Coin auction, May 31-June 3.

The proof four dollar gold pieces, or "Stellas," in the auction are the perfect illustration of this mix. There are three of the famous patterns in the auction, two of the familiar Judd-1635 1879 Flowing Hair type in gold […]


Mormon $5 Gold Coins and Libertas Americana medalGreatCollections will offer a number of important U.S. coins in the June auctions, including four Mormon gold pieces, a toned Morgan dollar collection and an exceedingly rare Libertas Americana medal struck in silver.

Mormon gold pieces were issued between 1849 and 1860, and have gained in popularity over the past 10 years […]


An exciting new era in buying and selling rare coins and collectibles will begin on May 31, 2012 with the live, beta test launch of Collectors Corner CoinSearch™ at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo […]



Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), a Florida-based independent coin certification and grading company, announced today it has graded 25 million coins — becoming the first grading company to reach this milestone.

Throughout its 25 years in business, NGC has been instrumental in expanding the coin industry both in the United States and abroad. The company has helped facilitate the acceptance of […]


Rolled Edge 1907 EagleOne of only two known proof 1907 rolled edge Indian Head $10 gold coins will be exhibited at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo (, May 31 – June 2, 2012.

"There are only about 50 known rolled edge 1907 Eagles, and this is one of only two known with satin proof surfaces and graded NGC Satin PR67. It will be exhibited by Monaco Rare Coins of Newport Beach, California," said Ronald J. Gillio, Expos General Chairman […]


PNG LogoNominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Professional Numismatists Guild ( awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Jeffrey Bernberg.

"These annual and eagerly anticipated awards formally recognize achievements in various areas of the hobby and profession. We welcome and encourage nominations from collectors and dealers," said Brueggeman […]


Paul ZapantisA college student who started collecting coins as a young child when "the tooth fairy" left Morgan silver dollars under his pillow is the winner of the 2012 Professional Numismatists Guild ( Young Numismatist Scholarship.

A National Honor Society member, Zapantis was President of both his senior class and the student council when he graduated from Clinton High School in 2009. He just completed his junior year at Worcester State University, and says he’s now looking forward to learning about coin grading at the ANA Summer Seminar […]


Online Chinese Modern Coin Price GuideNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has released an online price guide of Chinese Panda coins 1974 to date. The NGC Chinese Modern Coin Price Guide, accessible on NGC’s website, is a comprehensive free resource and includes silver, gold, platinum, palladium and bi-metallic Panda coins and medals.

Values for more than 640 Panda issues are available, as well as photographs of different issues. Many coin prices will be updated regularly. All prices are for NGC-certified coins […]