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Wayde Milas Named PNG President

Wayde Milas has been selected as the new President of the Professional Numismatists Guild.


The Saints are (Finally) Marching!

After years of flat-demand and minimal price movement, better-date Saint Gaudens are seeing incredible price results at auction.


MONEY OF THE CELTS Achieves Outstanding Results

Künker's Spring Auctions Sales were held from 21 to 25 March and from 4 to 6 April 2022. They will go down in the company's history as the auction week with the highest turnover that was ever achieved. In this review, we present the Top Five of Celtic, Greek and Roman coins.

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Volunteer State Ends Tax on Coins, Currency, and Bullion

Tennessee has gained a complete sales-tax exemption on the retail sales of coins, currency, and precious-metals bullion.


Kagin's Auctions Shatters Record for Rare Annam 3 Tien Gold Coin

World gold coins from the Hesselgesser Collection performed exceptionally well in Kagin's April sale.


A Review of Künker's Spring Auction Sales: A Market Analysis

At 14.8 million euros, the total hammer price of the first part of Künker's Spring Auction Sales was more than twice its estimate of 6.5 million euros. This was also, but not only, due to twenty six-digit results. We'll take a look at results from all price segments.


The Salton Collection: An Auction of Superlatives

700,000 euros for the eightfold rose noble from Campen, making it the most expensive gold coin ever auctioned on German soil; 16 hammer prices in the six-digit range; prices increasing to more than ten times their estimates: the sale of the Salton Collection with its unique history was a complete success. Here you can find the top ten results.


Alabama Bill Amends Bullion Definition, Extends Expiration Date, and Repeals Reporting Requirements

In the summer of 2016, Phil Darby (J & P Coins and Currency) and Steve Caiola (Alabama Gold Refinery) started collaborating with the National Coin & Bullion Association on a campaign to obtain a statewide coin, currency, and precious-metals bullion sales-tax exemption.


Virginia Sales-Tax Exemption Extended and Threshold Removed

On March 2, Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin signed House Bill 3, which extends the sunset date for the sales-tax exemption on gold, silver, and platinum bullion and legal tender coins to June 30, 2025. Under the previous law, the exemption would have expired on June 30, 2022.


Celebrating 50 Years of Künker – The Book

In 2021 Künker celebrated its 50th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the auction house commissioned a company chronicle, which reflects the history of the German coin trade since 1971. It's the centerpiece of a heavyweight commemorative publication.


Designer's Personal 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter To Be At Winter ANA Convention

The personal 1916 Standing Liberty quarter owned by designer Hermon MacNeil will be on display at the ANA National Money Show.


Origins of the German Coin Trade: The Hamburger and Schlessinger Families

To mark the auction of the Salton collection, Künker and Stack's Bowers Galleries asked historian Ursula Kampmann to research the history of the Hamburger-Schlessinger coin trading dynasty. Her findings have revolutionized our knowledge of the German coin trade.


Rare Coin Market Soaring But Use Caution, Advises Professional Numismatists Guild Experts

If you don't know coins or precious metals, you'd better know your dealer.


In Loving Memory -- Harvey G. Stack 1928–2022

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our friend and founder, Harvey G. Stack on January 3, 2022.


America's First Silver Dollar Acquired for $12 Million by GreatCollections

An exceedingly rare coin minted in 1794, widely believed to be the very first Silver Dollar struck by the United States, has sold for a world record $12 million to GreatCollections.


Upstate Coin & Gold Welcomes Richard Gonzales as Business Development & Product Manager for Pre-1933 Gold & Silver Dollars

Upstate Coin & Gold announced today it is further expanding its position in the rare coin industry with the addition of Richard Gonzales to their business development team effective January 10, 2022.


Kagin's Inc. Appointed Exclusive U.S. Distributor for the Inaugural 2021 Spanish Doubloon Gold Bullion Coins

Both the Professional Coin Grading Service and the Numismatic Guarantee Corporation have just certified the first 200 struck coins from the Spanish Royal Mint's Spanish Doubloon series—their first gold bullion coins.


Harvey G. Stack – 1928-2022

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our friend and founder, Harvey G. Stack on January 3, 2022.


Finest 1913 Nickel Acquired by GreatCollections in $13 Million ""Big Three"" Thanksgiving Transaction

GreatCollections has acquired the finest 1913 Liberty Head Nickel, graded PCGS Proof-66 CAC, along with high-grade examples of the 1894-S Dime and 1804 Silver Dollar in a three-coin $13.35 million transaction concluded on Thanksgiving.


APMEX Shows Decade-Long Commitment to Serve the Hungry

A passion for service and a recognition of need fuels APMEX's long-standing commitment to help feed hungry Oklahomans. The leading precious metals retailer is celebrating 10 years of supporting the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma with a major gift to feed the hungry during the holiday season.


A Remedy to the Same Old Ways of Coin Collecting

Some traditional ways of collecting coins can get old fast. Here is a review of the traditional ways and some ideas for new ways to collect that will rekindle your coin collecting bug.


How to Buy Gold Coins for Profit

If you know how to buy gold coins you can use them to diversify your investment portfolio. Know the difference between gold bullion and gold coins and how to purchase them.


Fred Weinberg's Personal Error Coin Rarities on Display in Heritage Auctions' ANA Booth

The long time collector and error dealer has decided to retire after 50 years of being perhaps the most famous face in Mint errors.


Central States Numismatic Society Honors John Highfill with 2021 Q. David Bowers Award

CSNS is presenting its annual Q. David Bowers Award this year to the National Silver Dollar Roundtable Founder.


Publishers Message (June 2021 Greysheet)

The numismatic community is like an extended family, unlike other business industries where competition is fierce and cutthroat.


Safes, Security & Insurance for Coin Collections

Although nobody wants to think about it, the inevitable may happen, and your prized coin collection could be lost. Follow these simple steps to maximize the protection of your coin collection.


Publishers Message (May 2021 Greysheet)

As we enter the fifth month of the year, we are also finally starting to see real progress in terms of vaccinations and, therefore, a legitimate ending to this pandemic that has strangled our ability to travel and visit one another for the past 14 months.


Publishers Message (April 2021 Greysheet)

At the risk of overusing an old cliché, it's an exciting time to be a coin dealer, or in my case, the editor of a publication focused on the dealer community.


Aureus POS Partners with Avalara to Automate Tax Compliance

Customers in the coin and bullion industry now benefit from Avalara's real-time sales and use tax calculations with the Aureus POS platform

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