The 2013 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set honors Presidents William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson. A great reminder of our country’s history, this set is available tod...
It was reported in the numismatic press but not formally announced by the U.S. Mint that they filed a notice that appeared in the Federal Register (78 FR 11954) raising precious metal prices. The new prices, which are as much as 30-percent higher than the previous became effective as of noon (ET) on Wednesday, February [...]
This month’s list includes one late entry that was missed from January. S. 203: Pro Football Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Sponsor: Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman (R-OH) • Introduced on January [...]
Source: Uploaded by user via CoinsBlog on Pinterest This week’s poll I want to know what kind of collector do you consider yourself to be? I am not asking what you collect but how. I want to know if you buy raw coins and save them in an album or does your collection have to [...]
Those of us that are a certain age remember growing up to with the artwork of Peter Max. His paintings and neo-expressionism posters are iconic representations of the pop culture of the 1960s. His vibrant colors made complex designs look simple as they some seemed to pop off the page. While times have changed and [...]
On a 71 to 26 vote, Jacob Joseph “Jack” Lew will be sworn in to become the 75th Secretary of the New York Magazine.
Source: newzealandmint.com via CoinsBlog on Pinterest It seems that the biggest trend in modern collectibles are colored non-circulating legal tender (NCLT) coins. You have seen these coins from various countries including Canada, Somalia, New Zealand, and Australia to name a few. Not all colored coins are made of precious metals. My set of Somalia Motorcycle [...]
As before, although the image looks OK without glasses you really want to use red/cyan 3D glasses to see this coin. This enigmatic coinage was struck in India, 800-1300 AD. It's usually called “Gadhaiya Paisa”. I realize I know almost nothing about Indian coinage during this time. Show More Summary
The first 2013 Presidential $1 Coin pays tribute to William McKinley, our 25th President. Available in 25-coin rolls, 100-coin bags and 250- and 500-coin boxes, these coins are available today! Image/Copy: U.S. Mint
I am in Colorado Springs attending meetings at the American Numismatic Association Headquarters about updating the technology that is being used to support the education mission of the ANA. I will talk about my time in Colorado Springs over the weekend, but let me talk about being at the ANA Headquarters. After walking into the [...]
Greetings from somewhere over the southeastern United States as I fly to Dallas-Fort Worth on my way to the American Numismatic Association Headquarters in Colorado Springs for a meeting with the Technical Committee. What better way to celebrate technology than pulling out the iPad and writing a blog entry. Of course this will be posted [...]
By the time this is posted, I should be on a plane headed to the American Numismatic Association headquarters in Colorado Springs. This will be my first time visiting the ANA Headquarters and Colorado Springs. I hope it is not my last! The reason for my visit is part of my role with the ad [...]
Did you ever have one of those weeks where something as mundane as a viral YouTube video catches your attention for longer than it should have? If not, then spend a few moments or waste a little Saturday time to watch this video. Don’t watch the whole video because it’s over an hour long. But [...]
Happy Presidents Day! While we have so many coins that bear the portraits of our Presidents and the nations first seal. I find it important to honor this day, and the men that have served our country in this capacity.
Someone who may be interested in collecting coins may look at the options and think that they are too daunting. Guide books talk about series of dates, mint marks, and varieties. Type books talk about every representative type, even ones that are not affordable to the average collector. Then the folder and album publishers give [...]
Pay tribute to the first Presidents of the 20th century with the 2013 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set. Honoring Presidents William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson, these coins are minted in San Francisco. This set is available today! Image/Copy: U.S. Mint
Some 50,000 Americans who call themselves Ancient Coin Collectors are hopeful that February 12, 2013 will be remembered by numismatic historians as an auspicious day. Washington bureaucracy broke with law and tradition in 2007 by imposing...Show More Summary
The 2013 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set – White Mountain National Forest features one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Denver and one proof quarter from the United States Mint at San Francisco. This set – featuring coins held [...]
Source: Uploaded by user via CoinsBlog on Pinterest With Canada now withdrawing their one-cent coin from circulation and the Great Britain debating whether they should stop producing their penny, some are looking to the United States to figure out a direction. In fact, a line buried in an article whose link was lost in the [...]
Whomever said “Don’t judge a book by its cover” did not see the recent auction catalog from Heritage Auction Galleries for their Platinum Night Sports Auction that will be held in New York on February 23-24. The catalog is a work of art worthy of the fantastic sports collectibles that are described in its pages. [...]