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Unique 1959-D Lincoln Wheat Cent Will Turn Heads At Goldberg Auction

The unique 1959-D Lincoln mule cent with wheat reverse is up for bids this weekend as the Ira and Larry Goldberg Pre-Long Beach Auction.


Major Coin Shows, Auctions Heat Up In Summer 2019

With the passage of Memorial Day weekend, we officially enter the summer — even if the climatologists say it won't start until the summer solstice on June 21. And, let's face it, for most of us the weather is already heating up with summery vigor; we on the East Seaboard have already faced a slew of 90s over the long holiday weekend, and that can only mean we're gearing up for what should be a frenzied summer trading period.


An Overview of the History of Challenge Coins: From Military Usages to Civilian Collectibles

By Lauren McKinnie, Special To The CDN Blog The origin of challenge coins is often debated, as no one is certain where the tradition first began. According to some, Rom

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New CDN Exchange Format Delivers More Data, Easier Navigation

CDN Publishing is unleashing more powerful pricing resources for coin dealers and easier, more intuitive navigation of these tools.


Regency Coin Auction Action: Fierce Bidding Battles Waged To Bring Home Important Numismatic Properties

Regency Auction 32 proves that top quality reigns supreme in the current market Legend Rare Coin Auctions presented their 32nd Regency Auction, conducted as the officia


Kansas Governor Signs Bill Providing Sales-Tax Exemption

On Thursday, May 16, 2019, Kansas governor Laura Kelly signed into law House Bill 2140, which provides a sales-tax exemption on sales of gold and silver coins and on all gold, silver, platinum, and palladium bullion.


$5,000 Gold in 2019? In My Dreams!

""Ka-ching! Gold going bonkers today at $5,000 per ounce…"" Those were the words I heard CNBC's Jim Cramer exclaiming on his Mad Money show, or at least that's what I recall him saying in a vivid dream I recently had. I remember looking down at my mobile phone and seeing the London Metal Exchange reporting $5,081 per ounce. I pulled up my CDN Pricing App – same thing: $5,081 per ounce.


PMG-Certified Paper Currency from Manzi Collection Excel at Auction

PMG certified the top 10 notes in London's Spink sale of important United Kingdom currency. A high-profile collection of United Kingdom banknotes — some dating to the 1


New Features For CDNX Member Dealers

By John Feigenbaum, Publisher  At CDN Publishing, we're always working to improve our products to give the coin dealer community the very best and most powerful tools f


NLG Announces Awards Competition for 2019 The Numismatic Literary Guild

The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, and writers who cover news and feature stories about all forms of money, med


CDN Releases New Website Pricing Resources

At CDN, we're constantly refining and improving the multitude of numismatic resources we offer, and our latest enhancements offers our readers more in control of the pricing data you need than ever offered before.


May 2019 Greensheet: Activity Across The Market

By Patrick Ian Perez, Editor After a relatively quiet several weeks, the show circuit picks back up with the Central States Numismatic Society convention. Held this yea


If You Send Heavy Wholesale Orders, Who Pays For Shipping?

Who is paying the shipping costs for so many of the bulk orders we see day to day in our industry? It's a question many coin dealers have, especially when they get into shipping bulk lots of coins, such as bags and rolls of moderns, junk silver, and other physically heavy items with generally low profit margins for the selling dealer. So, we at CDN set out to get the answer from a few coin dealers who deal in bulk orders on a daily basis.


AU58-MS62: Four Grade Points Comprise One Important Part Of The Market

There may be 70 points on the Sheldon numerical grading scale, but there are a certain few grading thresholds that represent significant areas of the market. For early type coins, that may be the grades of G4 and F12, while for moderns MS/PR67 and MS/PR70 generally hold the greatest importance. Yet, for the bulk of commonly traded United States coins there is a tight spectrum of four grade points that present its own unique set of challenges and trading opportunities.


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


South African Mint Commemorates 25 Years Of Democracy in South Africa With New Coins

South Africa's 25 young years as a constitutional democracy is the subject of the South African Mint Company's (SA Mint) “SA25 – Celebrating South Africa” c


PMG-Graded Paper Currency Leads the Way in London Spink Auction

Two PMG-certified banknotes from India and another from Zanzibar led the results of a Spink auction of world banknotes held April 17-18 in London. In all, eight of the


13 Lincoln Memorial Cent Varieties Add Challenge, Flair To Popular Series

Lincoln cents are arguably the most popular United States series around. Josh dives into these popular varieties to explain their rarity and value.


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


Liz Coggan Is Stepping Out In Numismatics — And Stepping Into Her Own Firm

Coggan is ready to crossover to a new arena, and that's as founder of her own firm, Elizabeth Coggan Numismatics, LLC – otherwise known as Liz Coggan Rare Coins. With her widely recognized name and extensive knowledge, Coggan is enjoying success in her new venture.


Actor Finds Valuable 2019-W Quarter, Submits it to NGC

The first 2019-W Quarter certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) was found by actor Shawn Pyfrom, best known for his recurring role on ABC's popular “D


Greensheet: Activity Across The Market, April 2019

By Patrick Ian Perez, Editor By all accounts the Stack's Bowers Spring Baltimore United States currency auction was a success, realizing a total of nearly $10.5 million


Princeton-Bound Teen Wins 2019 Professional Numismatists Guild Scholarship For Young Coin Collectors

Young Connecticut numismatist will attend a six-day session of the ANA Summer Seminar. The Professional Numismatists Guild 2019 Young Numismatist Scholarship has been a


NGC Named Official Grading Service of Sixbid

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has been named the Official Grading Service of Sixbid, a popular online auction platform for coins and paper money. The move eleva


Coin Dealer Organization PNG Clarifies Bylaws & Code of Ethics Language Regarding Counterfeits

 Recently adopted anti-counterfeiting language in the Bylaws of the Professional Numismatists Guild has been revised to clarify the organization's commitment to fighti


CDN Online Price Guide Becoming More User Friendly, One Coin At A Time

At CDN Publishing we're on a constant mission to make our product better, one day, one change at a time. We feel we've made another step in that positive direction with a few recent changes we've made to our online pricing guide.


2019 Peter Rabbit Coins Hopping Out Of UK

Beatrix Potter's much-loved character, Peter Rabbit, will feature on a new coin design for 2019 The Royal Mint has announced the return of one of the most famous and be


I Found My First 2019 Coin -- Have You Found Yours Yet?

It's mid-March, or the third calendar month of 2019, and I finally found my first 2019 coin yesterday.


Stack's Bowers Galleries Spring 2019 Baltimore Coin & Paper Currency Auction Official Whitman Spring Expo Auction Totals Nearly $21 Million

The Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo gathered collectors from all over the country to Baltimore's Inner Harb


Rare Coins, World Records & Special Collections Push Heritage Auctions to $826.4 Million in Sales During 2018

The Neil Armstrong Family Collection, sports, fine art, and vintage comics, comic art pace annual sales Heritage Auctions, HA.com, announced today its total annual sale

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