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4/11/2022

Bigger Is More Beautiful

Fallen Heroes of September 11th Bronze Medals are exact duplicates of the three Congressional Gold Medals located at each of the terrorist sites to honor our fallen heroes.

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3/10/2022

Money, Myths, and Misconceptions

Over the years, there have been many falsehoods regarding U.S. currency and coin collecting. Here are the top seven.

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9/4/2021

Over $31 Million in U.S. Coins Sold in the Stack's Bowers Galleries August ANA Auction

The newly-discovered 1794 Flowing Hair dollar earned the second strongest price of the August sale at $840,000.

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8/20/2021

Collecting a Type Set of United States Coins

Collecting a type set of United States coins provides a wide variety of options for the beginning through the advanced collector. See how you can start your type set collection today.

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7/20/2021

World-Class Rarities Featured in the Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction for the ANA World's Fair of Money in August

Stack's Bowers Galleries is thrilled to announce their Official Auction for the ANA World's Fair of Money, hosted from Griffin Studios, their state-of-the-art auction venue in Costa Mesa, California. This offering will be remembered as a milestone in United States numismatics, highlighted by the Proof-68 (PCGS) Sultan of Muscat-Childs-Pogue 1804 Class I silver dollar, the single finest example of the ""King of American Coins.""

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4/7/2021

10 Coin Collections You Can Collect for Under $100

For the beginner and budget-minded coin collector, a collection of coins that can be assembled for $100 or less can be quite an attractive proposition.

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1/22/2021

Editor's Message (CPG Coin & Currency Market Review: Jan-Feb-Mar 2021)

The CPG Market Review is fast becoming one of the most relevant publications in numismatics. For 2021 we have added pricing in significant new areas from proof Roosevelt dimes to Colonial paper money.

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11/6/2020

Five Jefferson Nickels Worth Five Figures

Dig into your pocket or purse and you are sure to find the ever popular Jefferson Nickel. Believe it or not, there are a select group of these beauties that are worth a nice ""chunk of change!"" Read on to learn my picks of the 5 Jefferson Nickels worth five figures as well as some interesting history behind the series.

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6/30/2020

Activity across the market (July 2020 Greysheet)

Precious metals and, by extension, U.S. coins, continue to benefit from widespread demand. For the month of May, silver was up 19.3%, its best one-month gain since April 2011. Gold rose 2.6%, and was up 14% year-to-date as of June 1st, making it the leading asset in that category.

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5/18/2020

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency Auction 38 Shows Even in Lock Down -- Rare Coin Market is Robust

Collector coins shine, draw record phone and internet bidding activity on webcast auction.

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11/15/2019

Legend previews December auction lots held at Las Vegas venue

Legend Rare Coin Auctions' 35th Regency Auction Presents an Exciting Offering of Over 600 Hand Selected Lots. Final auction of 2019 finishes the year with an awesome array of rarities.

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9/21/2019

Jeff Garrett's Advice on Getting Started in U.S. Coin Collecting

Noted numismatist, Jeff Garrett, offers excellent tips for collectors interested in collecting U.S. coins but may not know where to start.

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5/1/2019

Activity Across The Market: May 2019

By Patrick Ian Perez, Editor As the season turns to spring and the weather finally begins to warm up in many places, the United States coin market remains mild. Taking

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4/24/2019

Gotta Have These Coins Now!

These Coins Are Tempting Collectors & Investors — Here's Why!

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4/17/2019

NGC Announces $20,000 in Prizes for the 2019 NGC Registry Awards

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that prizes valued at more than $20,000 will be awarded for the 2019 NGC Registry awards. The NGC Registry is a free

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1/15/2019

The Wonderful World Of Buffalo Nickel Collecting: An Appreciation Of The ""Most American"" Of All Coin Designs

Struck from 1913 to 1938, with its strong and rustic design by James E. Fraser, the Indian Head, or ""Buffalo"" nickel has long been a popular series.

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11/1/2018

5 Great Coin Gifts To Give This Holiday Season

For coin collectors, the holiday season can mean buying numismatic goodies for beloved non-collecting friends and family members they secretly hope will become new collectors.

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7/12/2018

When Junk Silver Coins Aren't Really ""Junk"": Cherrypicking Varieties, Errors & More

Junk silver is a term that has irritated me for years. OK, I get it — common-date circulated 90% silver coins, subpar 40% silver coins, and worn-out 35% silver Jefferson nickels are proverbially a dime a dozen. Many dealers buy and sell junk silver coins by the shovelful and don't think twice about it.

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4/3/2018

MODERN FULL-STEPS JEFFERSON NICKELS ARE SURPRISINGLY RARE

When it comes to the top-money Jefferson nickels, the presence of ""Full Steps"" details is key. Some issues from the 1980s are amazingly difficult to find.

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3/8/2018

New ""Red Book"" Lists More Die Varieties, Commemoratives & Sets

The 2019 Red Book (72nd Edition of A Guide Book of United States Coins) debuts at the Baltimore Expo in March 2018. Image is courtesy of Whitman Publishing. The 72nd ed

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10/2/2017

MONTHLY SUPPLEMENT: WAR NICKELS TURN 75

World War II-era Jefferson silver five-cent coins, widely known as ""war nickels,"" are marking an important milestone in October 2017.

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7/25/2017

PRESS RELEASE: Whitman Publishing Releases Expanded New 2nd Edition of the Guide Book of Buffalo and Jefferson Nickels

(Atlanta, Georgia) — Whitman Publishing announces the release of the new second edition of the Guide Book of Buffalo and Jefferson Nickels, by Q. David Bowers. The 320-

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3/24/2017

PRESS RELEASE: Whitman Publishing Releases New 3rd Edition of MEGA RED

The third edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins, also known as the Red Book) will officially debut at the Whitman Coin and Co

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2/24/2017

PRESS RELEASE: New OFFICIAL RED BOOK Celebrates 225 Years of U.S. Coinage Best-Selling Annual Guide Prices 7,900 Coins

Best-Selling Annual Guide Prices 7,900 Coins (Pelham, AL) – The 71st edition of the hobby’s Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “

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