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Lighthouse Partners with Intercept Technology
Friday, March 21st, 2014 by

Lighthouse Partners with Intercept Technology

LEUCHTTURM ALBENVERLAG, the world’s leading manufacturer of supplies for coin, currency, and stamp collectors and the parent company of LIGHTHOUSE PUBLICATIONS, has recently entered into an exclusive partnership to manufacture and distribute collecting supply products made with the patented INTERCEPT TECHNOLOGY™ material which provides active protection against tarnishing. The cooperation was unveiled in early February […]

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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 (www.moderncoinwholesale.com) for its integrity and professional approach to coin collecting. Now the company has launched a mobile version […]

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New Exhibition at Princeton
Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 by

New Exhibition at Princeton

Spectacular Exhibition of Latin American Medals Opens at Princeton University Library In celebration of the two-hundredth anniversary of Latin America’s wars of independence, the Princeton University Library has mounted a dramatic display of medals and orders that illustrate the recognitions awarded to soldiers and civilians in the form of wearable insignia. “From a Thankful Nation” […]

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New in the ErrorScope
Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 by

New in the ErrorScope

The latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S (The Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America) bimonthly journal is now at the printers. The March / April issue should be available to members at or around the first of March from the CONECA ErrorScope Online Members Only Area (assessable from the banner at the top of […]

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Polar Bears from the Austrian Mint
Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 by

Polar Bears from the Austrian Mint

Polar Bears at the Schoenbrunn Zoo New 5-euro Commemorative Coin The Austrian Mint will issue a coin to celebrate the new polar bear enclosure at Schoenbrunn Zoo, scheduled to open this May. The delightful reverse was designed and engraved by the Mint’s Chief engraver, Thomas Pesendorfer.  The foreground of the design shows a mother polar […]

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From the Numismatic Crime Information Ctr.
Thursday, February 20th, 2014 by

From the Numismatic Crime Information Ctr.

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Thursday, January 30th, 2014 by

Looking for a Change of Scenery?

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Live and Work in Southern California   Stack’s Bowers Galleries offers an important employment opportunity for the right person. They are seeking an experienced numismatist in the American series—coins, tokens, medals, and paper money—to work with their “dream team” of catalogers, building on the tradition of the Ford, Eliasberg, Bass, Cardinal, Norweb, Battle […]

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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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Friday, October 4th, 2013 by

Medal Series Continues

44th Medal in Jewish-American Hall of Fame Series Honors Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg The Jewish-American Hall of Fame series of art medals was launched in 1969, and is now the longest continuing series of art medals being produced in America. The 2013 honoree is Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sculpted by Dr. Eugene Daub. […]

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Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 by

New from the Austrian Mint

On October 16, the Austrian Mint will issue the fourth silver coin in its series, “Austria, by its Children.” The new coin features the area located the furthest west in Austria, the Province of Voralberg. The charming naïve depiction of Voralberg on the reverse of the coin is by 9-year-old, Alissa De Mori who lives […]

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