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Daily Record: Five years on, test case on coins tries USAO's patience

The Daily Record, a news service for Maryland based business and legal professions, ran an interesting report about the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild forfeiture case in its July 13, 2014 issue. This test case is described in numerous news items at the guild website. Show More Summary

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set | Arches National Park

The 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set – Arches National Park 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 in a […]

Are you having fun?

There was an interesting buzz around the numismatic world when it was announced that Professional Coin Grading Service was going to display the “End of the Trail” Morgan dollars registry, the lowest graded basic set of Morgan Dollars. The End of the Trail registry set is the finest set in the PCGS Registry of “Low [...]

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters® Rolls and Bags – Arches National Park

The third quarter to be issued in 2014 and the 23rd overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program, the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Rolls and Bags – Arches National Park pay tribute to the beauty of one of Utah’s red rock wonderlands. Its reverse (tails) depicts Delicate Arch, a 65-foot freestanding natural arch. […]

An ancient dilemma

During a time where disinformation is a product of hyper-partisanship, it is difficult to write about issues without feeding into the conspiracy theories of the day. The problem with conspiracy theories is that there are so many moving parts and so many people who would have to cooperate that when you really think about their [...]

2014 Herbert Hoover Presidential $1 Coin Rolls, Bags, and Boxes

The third 2014 Presidential $1 Coin pays tribute to Herbert Hoover, our 31st President. This circulating quality Presidential $1 Coin honoring Hoover is offered in 25-coin rolls, 100-coin bags, and 250-coin boxes. These products are available today! Image/Copy U.S. Mint

June Legislative Update

At the beginning of each month, I like to provide my readers with a progress with coin or coin industry-related legislation being considered in congress. For the third time this session, there were no new coin-related bills introduced and those that have been submitted have not seen any legislative action. Considering congress has begun their [...]

2014 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set

The 2014 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set is a prized addition for any collector. Each 14-coin folder includes uncirculated quality versions of the following 2014-dated coins: four Presidential $1 Coins; five quarters from the...Show More Summary

A Shot in the Foot

Archaeologist Paul Barford, a self-appointed spokesperson for the archaeological lobby and crusader for the views of Cultural Property Nationalists, is well known to those who follow cultural property matters in cyberspace. The typically...Show More Summary

Independence Day.

The Coinologist wishes every American a Fantastic Fourth of July.

When in the Course of human events…

The Continental Congress met on July 1, 1776 to take up the resolution of Richard Henry Lee, a delegate from Virginia. Lee had brought with him a resolution from the Virginia Convention to “propose to that respectable body to declare the United Colonies free and independent states” that was first heard on June 7, 1776. [...]

Vested Interests

In the comments section of a recent Biblical Archaeology Review article there is a post that some with an interest in Cultural Property management might find interesting. The article has generated 56 comments from the public and still counting. Show More Summary

2014 United States Mint American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin

A collector version of the official United States Mint American Eagle Gold Bullion Coin – the 2014 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin – is here! Each coin is encapsulated in plastic, placed in a protective presentation case, and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. This coin is available today! U.S. Mint

U.S. Mint goes JFK crazy!

Those waiting for the U.S. Mint to release the Kennedy Half-Dollar coin 50th Anniversary Products will be happy to learn that the U.S. Mint announced the products that will be available. The coin that seems to be the most anticipated is the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Gold Proof Coin (U.S. Mint product code K15) that [...]

2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ – Shenandoah National Park

The United States Mint is proud to offer the 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park. Three inches in diameter and made of.999 fine silver, the reverse design depicts a day hiker taking in the view from Little Stony Man summit. Inscriptions are SHENANDOAH, VIRGINIA, 2014, and […]

2014 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set

The 2014 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set honors Presidents Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Each eight-coin set features four uncirculated Presidential $1 Coins from the United States Mint at Philadelphia and four uncirculated Presidential $1 Coins from the United States Mint at Denver. Show More Summary

Collectors' source for Zero Rupee Notes

Collectors may obtain Fifth Pillar's anti-corruption Zero Rupee Notes from Joel's Coins. As of this writing Joel's price is $2/note (but cheaper in quantity.) The 50 Rupee note that the anti-corruption piece mimics has an exchange value of 83 US cents. Show More Summary

If it’s Charm City it must be Whitman

The Whitman Coin and Currency Expo began yesterday at the Baltimore Convention Center. One of the largest shows, the Whitman Expo covers three large conference halls at the Baltimore Convention Center. There is never enough time to get through it in a day while also talking to everyone. This year, as president of the Maryland [...]

2014 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin

The American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin is the first 24-karat gold proof coin ever struck by the United States Mint and is the collector version of the official United States Mint American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin. Containing one ounce of.9999 fine 24-karat gold, these lustrous coins are among the world’s purest gold […]

2014 Calvin Coolidge $1 Coin Cover

This limited-edition coin cover—only 20,000 will be produced—honors President Calvin Coolidge, who served as our 30th President from 1923 to 1929. The United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover honoring Coolidge features two coins from the first day of production at each United States Mint facility at Philadelphia and Denver. This product is available […]

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