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    Eagles gain more altitude in July

    Silver American Eagle bullion coin sales are showing more signs of life in July. Weak demand has been a hallmark of 2017. July results...

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    Jul 20, 2017 at 3:41 PM
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    British gold tops DNW June auction

    [IMG] Top-selling George II 5 guineas of 1738 (KM-571.1) realized $36,366 in gEF. (Images courtesy DNW) The market would appear unable...

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    Jul 20, 2017 at 12:17 PM
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    Denarius coins sell in Internet sale

    [IMG] Silver denarius by L. Buca struck in Rome for Julius Caesar as “Dictator for Life” in 44 B.C.E. The obverse shows one of the...

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    Jul 20, 2017 at 2:13 AM
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    A penny, no a medal, for your thoughts

    Not all things related to numismatics are coins. One area that falls under the numismatic header, especially in Europe, is military...

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    Jul 19, 2017 at 4:39 PM
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    Olympic medals in need of repair

    [IMG] Brazilian 2016 Olympic medals, primarily bronze, are displaying surface problems. Were they dropped, mishandled or is the Casa...

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    Jul 19, 2017 at 12:20 PM
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    Gold 10 dukat tops in Amsterdam

    [IMG] Obverse and reverse of the gold Dutch “Portugalöser” struck in 1640 by the city of Deventer. It was sold for a record $179,000 by...

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    Jul 19, 2017 at 2:08 AM
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    Interesting story behind 1864 Indian Head cent trio

    [IMG] A composition change from copper-nickel to bronze, plus a pointed bust variety of the latter that includes the designer’s initial,...

    Forum: Numismatic News

    Jul 18, 2017 at 6:21 PM
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    Here’s my pitch about coin basics

    Start with the basics. You can’t be the star player of the Chicago White Sox without a good grounding in baseball early in life. There...

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    Jul 18, 2017 at 4:02 PM
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    Vertical number notes scarcer

    By Peter Huntoon The bold overprinted charter number on the faces of $10, $20, $50 and $100 Series of 1882 Brown Backs was moved from a...

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    Jul 18, 2017 at 12:59 PM
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    Malaysian Hell bank notes as money?

    [IMG] Hell bank notes, which are paper money resembling the real stuff, are burned at the graves of ancestors to ensure the deceased...

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    Jul 18, 2017 at 12:56 AM
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    Identical marks on coins evidence of fakes

    I have two About Uncirculated gold $20 double eagles, same date and mint mark, each with what appears to be identical contact marks on...

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    Jul 17, 2017 at 6:47 PM
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    Time to ‘hedge(hog)’ our coin bets?

    I was out early this morning. I passed a pet shop on my way to work. On the front of the building was a sign that caught my eye. It...

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    Jul 17, 2017 at 5:01 PM
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    Numismatics of Shroud of Turin resurrected

    [IMG] A modern photo of the face on The Shroud of Turin (left) and a digitally processed image (right). (By Dianelos Georgoudis – Own...

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    Jul 17, 2017 at 5:01 PM
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    Norway leads lots at Spink sale

    [IMG] A rare Norwegian speciedaler struck for Christian V in 1675 (PG) and graded PCGS AU-53 was the top lot in a June sale by Spink,...

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    Jul 17, 2017 at 1:54 AM
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    Viewpoint: Don’t forget to check the reverse

    [IMG] Doubling is evident in the engraver’s initials on this Shield cent reverse. By Ken Potter As I was writing a story about an...

    Forum: Numismatic News

    Jul 16, 2017 at 6:44 PM
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