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2014 America the Beautiful Quarters® Rolls and Bags | Great Sand Dunes National Park

  This is the fourth quarter to be issued in 2014 and the 24th overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Rolls and Bags – Great Sand Dunes National Park pay tribute to the beauty of one of Colorado’s most treasured parks. Its reverse design features a father […]

2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Young Collectors Set

Perfect for a young baseball fan or player, this set is filled with interesting information about the history of baseball and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The special folder can be configured to display the uncirculated clad half-dollar. The capsule rotates to show both sides of the coin and its curved shape. […]

CRomnibus and money manufacturing

In a normal world, the United States congress will pass twelve different budget bills by August or September in time for the beginning of the federal government’s fiscal year, which begins on October 1. Anyone who has followed congress over the last 20-or-more years knows that the world they live in is not normal. Rather [...]

News from the U.S. Mint

A couple of quick news items that came out of the U.S. Mint on Tuesday. The U.S. Mint reported that as of December 8, 2014, they had sold a record 42,864,000 one troy ounce American Silver Eagle Bullion coins for all of 2014. This beats the previous record of 42,675,000 coins sold in 2013. Sales [...]

Challenging to following up

I know it has been a while since I wrote a substantive post. But as the holiday season is upon us, business has picked up and I am doing a lot of buying and selling. While good for business, it has not provided me time to write. I have a backlog that I will get [...]

Happy Thanksgiving 2014

1920 Pilgrim Tercentenary Half Dollar Commemorative Thanksgiving in the United States is usually traced back to the Pilgrims celebration of their first successful harvest in 1621. The three-day event was attended by 53 Pilgrims and 90 Native Americans that lasted three days. The tradition of giving thanks for successes was a tradition that the Pilgrims [...]

Media rush to judgement challenged

Chasing Aphrodite blogger Jason Felch surely surprised some in the world of Archaeobloggers and Cultural Property Nationalists when he recently challenged a rash of sensationalized media claims on the part of "scholars" and "experts". Show More Summary

MORE that "the scholars said"

Annointed scholar David Knell expressed an erudite opinion on a recent Paul Barford blog regarding the prices realized at a recent auction of artifacts owned by the St. Louis Society, a chapter (at least at the moment) of the American...Show More Summary

An auction hunter’s lesson

Over the weekend I attended an estate auction that included coins for sale. While my new business venture concentrates on all vintage collectibles, I am still a collector and continue to look for those interesting items and the good coins to add to my collection. As I was looking over the lots I noticed one [...]

No Internet sales tax for you

Although the numismatics industry generates millions of dollars per year, it is dominated by small businesses. You can see this by going to any show and with the exception of the major auction and bullion companies, the vast majority of the dealers you see on the bourse floor are small businesses. Numismatics may be one [...]

2014 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set | Warren G. Harding

  The 2014 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – Warren G. Harding includes an uncirculated Warren G. Harding $1 Coin and a Florence Harding Bronze Medal bearing a likeness of the First Spouse Gold Coin. The coin and medal are held in a durable plastic card enhanced with beautiful […]

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set | Great Sand Dunes National Park

  The 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set – Great Sand Dunes National Park includes 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 […]

Come get your cheap Kennedy gold coins!

Every Thursday morning, the U.S. Mint looks at the afternoon London Fix price of gold and adjust their bullion-related coins based on their published tables. This morning, the U.S. Mint adjusted prices after noting that the afternoon London Fix priced gold at $1,145.00 per troy ounce. Based on the table published in the Federal Register, [...]

2014 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set

  The 2014 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set is a distinctive set featuring dollar coins with uncirculated finishes. This six-coin set contains the four uncirculated 2014 Presidential $1 Coins from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, the uncirculated Native American $1 Coin from the United States Mint at Denver and the stunning […]

2014 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Coin | Eleanor Roosevelt

  The final release in 2014, the Eleanor Roosevelt First Spouse Gold Coin features a portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt. Mrs. Roosevelt was considered the eyes, ears, and feet for her partially paralyzed husband, Franklin D. Roosevelt. She reported directly and in great detail to him regarding her many trips inside and outside the country at […]

2014 Trick or Treat

It has been a few years since I did an All-Hallows-Eve numismatic trick-or-treat that it seems like a good time to do add one. Here are my numismatic tricks and treats for this past year. Girl Scouts need a values adustment TRICK: It was announced in January that the 2013 Girl Scouts commemorative coin did [...]

2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt $1 Coin Cover

  This limited-edition coin cover—only 25,000 will be produced—honors President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who served as our 32nd president from 1933 to 1945. The United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover honoring Roosevelt features two coins from the first day of production at each United States Mint facility in Philadelphia and Denver. This product […]

U.S. Mint’s Techno Win

If you are like me and forgot, the U.S. Mint began to take orders for the 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection yesterday, October 28. The set consists of four 90-percent silver coins from each of the branch mints using the original design of the Kennedy half-dollar as designed by Gilroy Roberts. For [...]

2014 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – Calvin Coolidge

  The 2014 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – Calvin Coolidge includes an uncirculated Calvin Coolidge Presidential $1 Coin and a Grace Coolidge Bronze Medal bearing a likeness of the First Spouse Gold Coin. The coin and medal are held in a durable plastic card enhanced with beautiful representations […]

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