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Mike Byers Mint Error News - Unique Rotated Double Struck 1904 $20 Gold Coin By Mike Byers for Mint Error News…… Major mint errors on U.S. gold coins are extremely rare. And of these, there are only a few known that are double or triple struck. One phenomenal example is this double stuck 1904 $20 rotated 180 degrees in the collar.

United States 1914-D Lincoln Cent The Lincoln cent is the United States' longest-serving coin. Its 1909 debut marked the centennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln and its elegant sculptural design served as the vanguard of a new wave of American coin art.

More Outstanding Classic US Coin Auction Highlights From D.L. Hansen Collection Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions…… Our Sunday Internet Auction #1095 offers another selection from the D.L.

Reader's Showcase: Perryopolis note There is nothing quite like landing a national from the town where you were raised, particularly if it turns out to be the first of its kind in the census. Gerald Dzara reeled in this very attractive Perryopolis note under exactly these conditions. It is the first type 2 $10 reported from the bank.

Top 10 Coin Gift Ideas for 2019 Have impossilbe people to buy for? Wrap up your holiday shopping with this top 10 coin gift list from Littleton Coin Company!

Transylvania Coin Realizes $280,000 at Swiss Auction A 17th century Transylvania coin realized 276,000 Swiss francs in a Maison Palombo auction held Nov. 17 in Geneva.

Heritage Auctions to Offer José Rodrigues Collection of Victoria Sovereigns The newest monthly world coin auction from Heritage Auctions is the José Rodrigues Collection of Victoria Sovereigns, now open for bidding with the live session scheduled for December 29.

Kolbe & Fanning Release Portfolio Edition of Thian's Book on Confederate Treasury Notes Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced the publication of Thian's Masterpiece and the Early Literature of Confederate Paper Money, by David F. Fanning. This publication traces the development of the study of the Treasury Notes issued by the Confederate States of America and outlines the literary history of the subject.

Caesar and His Untimely End on the Ides of March: Stack's Bowers NYINC By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack's Bowers…… Gaius Julius Caesar, commonly known by his nomen and cognomen, came to prominence as both a general and a politician in the middle third of the first century BCE.

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Lernaean Hydra Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Lernaean Hydra.

Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Nemean lion Gibraltar 2 pounds 2020 - The Nemean lion.

World's First Collectible Crypto Coin to be Issued in 2020 In an effort to further establish itself as an emerging fintech and crypto hub Lithuania will be issuing the world's first collectible crypto coins. The commemorative issue coin is dedicated to the 1918 Act of Independence and will feature its 20 signatories.

Golden Hulk Smashes $500 Mark What's golden and loves to smash? It's a trick question for Marvel comic fans and of course, the answer is the gold-plated silver Official Marvel Collectors Coin II produced in 1974 by Hallmark Minting Services.

The Year That Was: Winners and Losers at the US Mint in 2019 By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek…. The United States Mint had a busy year in 2019, which isn't surprising given the amazing pace at which it has been producing new collectible coins and other products in recent years.

Win a FREE Gold Coin With This $5 Gold Eagle Sweepstakes! Bullion Shark is proud to announce its sweepstakes for a 2019 $5 Gold Eagle! One lucky winner will receive this stunning American Gold Eagle $5 piece that was struck in.999 pure gold by the United States Mint! This is a $200 value!

Stack's Bowers December Collectors Choice, Precious Metals Auctions Close This Week By Stack's Bowers Galleries…… Our December 2019 Collectors Choice Sale is now online! Check out StacksBowers.com to view over 600 lots of U.S. coins and U.S. currency, valued over $1,000,000 USD. Over 85% of the lots are unreserved.

BEP Celebrates Chinese New Year with Year of the Rat 2020 $1 Note Year of the Rat $1 Note features auspicious 8888 serial number prefix. By Bureau of Engraving and Printing…… In celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing is pleased to announce the newest addition to its Lucky Money Collection - Year of the Rat 2020!

PAMP Suisse Creates Its 1st Ever UFO Shaped Coin! Colorized UFO Shaped Coin is Out of this World! By Bullion Shark LLC…… PAMP Suisse, the renowned Swiss refiner, has just released its first-ever UFO-shaped coin. PAMP has been effectively capturing collector's imaginations and past by releasing similar items such as the 1 oz Silver Shark coins and its super popular Silver PEZ dispenser.

NGC-Certified 1897 Szechuan Ferracute Pattern Set Realizes $1,020,000 at Auction An 1897 Szechuan Ferracute Pattern Set certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation realized $1,020,000 USD at auction, an impressive figure that reflects the set's extreme rarity and numismatic importance.

United Kingdom 50 pence 2019 - Wallace & Gromit United Kingdom 50 pence 2019 - Wallace and Gromit.

United Kingdom 50 pence 2019 - Paddington United Kingdom 50 pence 2019 - Paddington.

JR Newsletter: 8 December 2019 The 1811/09 Dime Census in the last installment prompted no comments. For the 1814 Dimes in this installment, I'm presenting a combination of the Small Date, Large Date, and STATESOFAMERICA varieties. After all the dates are completed in the future, I'll come back and present censuses for the major and die varieties.

Heartland News receives rare coin donation What they thought was pocket change turned out to be worth a lot more. A local non-profit that helps employ people who are homeless got a big surprise when collecting holiday donations. The Heartland News received a collection of rare coins estimated to be worth several thousand dollars.

Gold Market Commentary - Gold Blinks on the Job's Number Commentary for Friday, December 6, 2019. By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc…… Gold closed down a Grinch like $17.80 today at $1459.10. So which way do you think this market is heading in the short term? Americans by and large are "all in" or "all out" so to speak.

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