Gold, Silver Soar in August; US Mint Silver Bullion Sales Strong

Gold and silver futures declined for a third straight session Friday, though gold still logged a modest weekly gain and both metals soared in August. In U.S. Mint bullion coins for the month,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View full post on […]

Should I Buy The Reverse Proof $50 Buffalo Gold Coin ?

By Leo Frese, Independent Numismatic Consultant – ……….. The special Reverse Proof $50 Buffalo gold coin is currently being produced and sold by the Mint. If you can buy a piece directly from the Mint for $1740, why would you purchase one currently offered in today’s marketplace for $3000-4000? Let me begin by stating […]

A Highly Desirable “Coarse Beard” Burgers Pond World Gold Coins

The Transvaal patterns in gold of President Burgers figure among the rarest of the world gold coins, and were in fact the first types of Pond (Pound, or Sovereign) struck of native South African gold. The off-metal patterns (listed by Hern on page 340 of his reference) are rare enough, but the pieces struck in […]

Roman Coins at their Best in the Gorny & Mosch October Ancient Coins Auction

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - ……. Roman coins in finest quality are offered by the Old Sable Collection, opener of the Gorny & Mosch auction week in October. Apart from that, the range of offer is both interesting and ample in general, whether in regard to ancient, medieval or modern coins. 4,900 lots with […]

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Opens Coin Grading Office in Munich Germany

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), the world leader in third-party coin grading, has relocated its branch office in Germany to Munich. The new office located in Maximiliansplatz 12a offers a more efficient and cost-effective location to submit coins to NGC’s US headquarters for certification and grading. “We are very excited about the new location in Munich. […]

Public Tour of US Mint at Philadelphia, Photos and Tips

In Colonial Philadelphia, it took coiners three years to strike 1 million coins. Today, the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia can make that many in the time it takes to watch a 30-minute TV show. How does… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] View […]

Dutch Coin with an American Twist: Centennial of the Peace Palace in the Hague

Dutch Institution Was Built 100 Years Ago with Donation by U.S. Industrialist Andrew Carnegie The Hague, seat of government in the Netherlands, home of King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima, location of most embassies to the nation, and base for dozens of international organizations, is often in the world’s news because two of those organizations […]

1898 Sungarei Silver Dollar Proves Itself In 55th Baldwin-Ma Tak Wo Hong Kong Coin auction

The 55th Baldwin-Ma Tak Wo Hong Kong Coin auction, held at the Holiday Inn, Kowloon, on the 22nd August, proved to be one of the most exciting in the Groups history. 1187 lots went under the hammer, including lot 580, a sensational Sinkiang Province, 1898 Sungarei Silver Dollar. One of the rarest of the Chinese […]

Gold Erases Week’s 2.5% Gain After UK Rejects Syrian Action

The PRICE of gold fell $15 in London trade Friday morning, reversing the last of the week’s 2.5% gain to sit flat at $1395 per ounce. Silver had already slipped, and then also fell hard as London opened for business, dipping below $23.50 per ounce. Unlike the gold price silver then regained most of that […]

2013 Fort McHenry 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Available

Today, August 29, 2013, the United States Mint released the collector 2013-P America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin commemorating Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Coin News

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