From all indications, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) is an earnest, well-meaning panel that does its best to steer U.S. coinage art in a positive direction. … Why, then, have so many new coins issued in the decade since the CCAC’s founding read the rest of Ed Reiter’s column here.
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THE WEIGHT-ING GAME by Ed Reiter It’s official: The Realm of Coins has a new heavyweight champion—with a seven-figure price tag to back its claim to the title. A 2007 Canadian Maple Leaf containing 220.5 pounds of gold (that’s 100 kilograms to you metric-minded nerds) changed hands (or forklifts) for $4 million at an auction […]
From CoinNews on July 16, 2009 Recent sales of 2009 Proof Sets hiccup, Braille Silver Dollars crawl, Lincoln Rail Splitters lose luster and, well… the list goes on for nearly every US Mint coin or set. Collectors appear to be sleeping through the summer when it comes to buying modern coins. There is one, no […]