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“Austria by Its Children” Series Continues
Monday, April 7th, 2014 by

“Austria by Its Children” Series Continues

The Austrian Mint in Vienna will issue on May 7 the fifth silver coin in its charming series “Austria by its Children,” also known as “Austria, Piece by Piece.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, of course, instantly comes to mind when one thinks of Salzburg, and indeed such was the case for young artist Melisa Bejic, the […]

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MCW Announces New Mobile Website
Monday, March 17th, 2014 by

MCW Announces New Mobile Website

Collectors Take Note: Modern Coin Wholesale Announces Launch of Fast, Functional Mobile Website, Extending the Reach of World’s Leading Online Marketplace for Rare and Valuable Coins Numismatists everywhere have come to trust the name Modern Coin Wholesale ( for its integrity and professional approach to coin collecting. Now the company has launched a mobile version […]

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Friday, January 31st, 2014 by

In the February 2014 Issue …

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Monday, January 27th, 2014 by

Hurry! Davisson’s Ltd. Auction Closing Soon

A spectacular rarity, the Norweb Collection example of a 1799 Draped Bust U.S. dollar with the octagonal Bank of England countermark of George III, is the cover coin on Davissons Ltd. Auction 33, which closes January 30, 2014. One of only five known examples, this coin is good Extremely Fine with luster, a beautiful and […]

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Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 by

How to Bid at an Auction

The process for bidding at a live auction is not nearly as intimidating as you might think. A senior consignment director takes you through the steps during a recent interview.

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Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 by

Is this a real coin?

We received this query from a reader in North Dakota. Please drop us a line if you’re able to help him out. Dear Managing Editor: I have this one cent 1968S that appears to be a doubled die obverse. The date, mint [mark], and LIBERTY all, from what I can see, have doubling. The pictures […]

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Thursday, August 1st, 2013 by

In the August 2013 Issue …

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Friday, July 5th, 2013 by

In the July 2013 Issue …

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Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 by

Fragner & Fragner, Ltd. in Van Nuys

Fragner & Fragner, Ltd. invites you attend the Van Nuys Coin, Currency & Watch Show. The show will be held Sunday, June 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Van Nuys Masonic Lodge, 14750 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA, between Sepulveda and Van Nuys Boulevards. Contact Richard Murachanian for more information. Parking is free.

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My Two Cents’ Worth: The $10-Million Coin
Thursday, May 16th, 2013 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: The $10-Million Coin

Life imitated art in the coin market recently when a 1794 silver dollar—possibly the first silver dollar ever struck by the U.S. Mint—changed hands for just over $10 million in a New York City auction. (Articles on the sale and on the coin appear elsewhere in this issue.) Continue reading Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s column […]

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