Monthly Archives: January 2016

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#DACWPulls: Pancho and son’s excellent Christmas box

By |2016-12-23T20:17:47+00:00January 30th, 2016|Blog|

Pancho, one of our newer customers, sent along a picture of a couple of amazing hits he and his son pulled from a box of 2015 Topps Triple Threads Baseball. We\'ll let Pancho describe what they pulled. I just wanted to pass on our hits we got from a Christmas box of 2015 Topps Triple [...]

One Week!!!

By |2016-12-23T20:17:47+00:00January 30th, 2016|Blog|

Yup, that\'s right!Just one week remains in the 2015 Section 36 Scavenger Hunt!That\'s not a lot of time, so you\'d better get started on your entries if you haven\'t already!Buy, at the same time. Don\'t stress. One week should give you plenty of time to find everything you need. After all, anyone reading this blog [...]

Top New Ancient and World Coins on MA-Shops – January 29

By |2016-01-29T14:02:42+00:00January 29th, 2016|Blog|

By CoinWeek…. The coin dealers on MA-Shops.com add a wide variety of new coins to their inventory every day. But some coins just have that special something and are bound to stand out from the crowd. Here is a list of some the top new coins on MA-Shops as of January 29, 2016: SICILY. Syracuse. [...]

Künker Presents Auction 272 in New eLive Premium Format

By |2016-01-29T10:06:34+00:00January 29th, 2016|Blog|

Künker presents a new auction format: eLive Premium By Künker GmbH & Company…. The focus of Künker Auction 272 will be minor denominations and bracteates–that is, medieval pfennigs. All lots will be auctioned off live at www.eLive-Auction.de The other areas include a collection of Reformation and Russian medals, as well as a series of Russian [...]

Incredible Gem 1793 Chain AMERICA Cent – A Numismatic Landmark

By |2016-01-29T10:04:56+00:00January 29th, 2016|Blog|

By Q. David Bowers – Stack\'s Bowers…. Finest Ever Certified! There is something incredible, something special, about any 1793 Chain cent. First delivered by the coiner at the Mint on March 1, 1793, these were released into circulation without fanfare. There is no known record of anyone having a numismatic interest in them at the [...]

Pobjoy Mint celebrates Melville’s Moby Dick with Sperm Whale Coin

By |2016-01-29T10:04:38+00:00January 29th, 2016|Blog|

By Pobjoy Mint…. Described as one of the greatest works of literature ever written in the English language, we celebrate the Sperm Whale with the release of a new coin commemorating the 165th anniversary of the publishing of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. The story, first published in London on October 18, 1851, tells the tale [...]

The Coin Analyst – The Trio of 2016 Liberty Centennial Gold Coins Likely to Remain in Demand for Years

By |2016-01-29T10:00:34+00:00January 29th, 2016|Blog|

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… My CoinWeek colleague, Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, recently wrote () about the upcoming Liberty centennial gold coins that will be issued to honor the 100th anniversary of the release of the Mercury dime, Standing Liberty quarter, and Walking Liberty quarter in 1916. He discussed the secondary market prospects for these coins [...]

Anyone up for a Game?

By |2016-12-23T20:17:47+00:00January 29th, 2016|Blog|

Everyone likes to play games right? I didn\'t know about these 1968 Topps Game cards when I started collecting in 1981. I remember seeing some over the years, but didn\'t think much about them because they didn\'t look like anything I\'d ever seen. Sources tell me they were issued as a 33 card set that [...]

Uncertain Times Sees Germany Repatriate 200 Tonnes Of Gold Bullion

By |2016-12-23T20:17:47+00:00January 29th, 2016|Blog|

Germany’s Bundesbank released further detail on its gold holdings on Wednesday, saying it transferred 210 tonnes of gold back to the country last year from vaults in Paris and New York.Frankfurt is now the largest storage location for the country’s gold reserves after New York, it said in a statement, reports Henry Sanderson in the FT. [...]

Bluesheet: CERTIFIED COIN MARKET REPORT

By |2016-12-23T20:17:47+00:00January 29th, 2016|Blog|

POGUE, PART III ON DECK The third installment of the famous Pogue collection is slated for auction at Sotheby\'s in New York City on February 9. Catalogued and sold by Stack\'s-Bowers Galleries www.stacksbowers.com), this portion of the collection features 158 coins, including: half cents (1793-1797); large cents (1793 only); capped bust dimes (1814-1837); capped bust [...]