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New from the Austrian Mint

Thursday, May 8th, 2014 by
New from the Austrian Mint

“Freedom” – The Fall of the Berlin Wall June 25, 2014 will mark a significant milestone in global history, as it was 25 years ago that the Berlin Wall began to crumble.  The Austrian Mint is celebrating this momentous event with a silver coin that is scheduled to be  issued on that day. Mint engraver […]

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CACC Issues Its 4th Wooden Nickel

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 by

Continuing a popular theme, the Civil War Sesquicentennial, the Central Arkansas Coin Club is remembering the sites in Arkansas that have markers from battles. For 2014, the club is featuring “The Battle Of Jenkins Ferry,” which has a 150 year anniversary this year. The Battle of Jenkins Ferry was an Arkansas Civil War battle fought […]

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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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Looking for a Change of Scenery?

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 by

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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Hurry! Davisson’s Ltd. Auction Closing Soon

Monday, January 27th, 2014 by

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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