Philip Weiss Auctions of Lynbrook, N.Y., to sell a proof of an Original Series $1,000 face.
Maybe it’s time to consider collecting some world coins, because there are good bargains to be had.
Monthly circulation coin output rose in March to just over 1 billion pieces at the U.S. Mint from a February level of 939 million pieces.
The U.S. Mint began a four-part promotion of the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half dollar on its website during National Coin Week April 20-26.
Does purchasing pre-1934 gold coins offer any extra benefit as supposed “collector coins?” In my judgment, the answer is a resounding no.
In late March Noble Numismatics of Sydney sold a Bank of New South Wales 10 shillings note dated April 8, 1817 for AUD280,000 [USD259,510]. The pre-sale estimate had been AUD250,000. The note is one of the first hundred 10 shilling notes issued by the bank. It is the only known survivor and surfaced some years ago from a private Scottish collection. It is Australia’s oldest known bank note.
If you collect world paper money, joining the International Bank Note Society would be a wise move. It provides great information on world notes and also keeps you up-to-date on various dangers to the hobby—counterfeiting, unscrupulous individuals and much more.
Just the second “Frosted Freedom” quarter ounce platinum American Eagle is being auctioned online by GreatCollections.
Topping the bidding at a world and ancient coin Signature Sale conducted by Heritage Auctions April 10-12 and 15-16 at the Chicago International Coin Fair and online was a Russian Nicholas II 1896 Presentation gold 25 rubles.
The existence of two more matte proof 1922 High Relief Peace dollars has been revealed by Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, Inc. They have been consigned to the firm’s June 1-3 Pre-Long Beach Auction.