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Monday May 5, 2014
Whitman Publishing announces the release of "Morgan Dollar: America's Love Affair With a Legendary Coin," by Michael "Miles" Standish. The 160-page hardcover book will be available May 27, 2014, from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide and online (including at www.Whitman.com), for $29.95.
Friday May 2, 2014
The American Numismatic Association hosted a special program at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum on Friday, May 2, exclusively for attendees of the Early American Coppers Convention. The EAC Convention was held in Colorado Springs at the Doubletree Hotel from May 1-4.
EAC members participated in a private show-and-tell session with Money Museum Curator Douglas Mudd and also explored the museum's three galleries and the Mini-Mint, where a special token was minted for EAC attendees.
Friday May 2, 2014
For those individuals that put forth the time and effort, we believe that there are opportunities to earn above market returns in the field of numismatics. While the overall rare coin market has been performing well in recent years, as is evidenced by this graph from PCGS, which has shown an index increase from approximately 62,000 to 68,000 over the past ten years, only individuals that were invested in all of the coins in the index actually received these returns. The actual returns of most rare coin collectors likely performed better or possibly far worse, depending on the type and condition of the coins in the collection. ...
Wednesday April 16, 2014
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® has authenticated a previously unreported brass hub reduction produced at the United States Mint from an eagle designed by famed U.S. Mint Engraver Christian Gobrecht. A hub reduction represents a transitional piece between the sculpted model and the hub used to create coining dies.
Tuesday April 15, 2014
A little known annual event, National Coin Week, is sponsored by the American Numismatic Association of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The ANA was chartered by Congress in 1912, and is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating people to study and collect money and related items.
This year National Coin Week will be observed April 20-26, and the theme is “Celebrating Civic Service” and the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy Half Dollar.