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Tuesday January 21, 2014
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that world coins will be eligible for its popular NGC Star Designation® starting February 1. The NGC Star Designation identifies coins with exceptional eye appeal, including vibrant, colorful toning or intense luster.
Thursday January 16, 2014
The Dwight N. Manley Numismatic Association Library has a new window exhibit on display commemorating the legacy of Arthur Kagin. Arthur Kagin's awards are on loan from his son, Don Kagin. Arthur Kagin greatly influenced the numismatic world during the more than 70 years he spent in the coin business.
Wednesday January 15, 2014
Three rare coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) each broke $1 million at last week’s Heritage Auctions’ FUN Show sale. The elusive 1787 Brasher Doubloon, graded NGC MS 63, led the sale with a price realized of nearly $4.6 million. It is the finest certified example of the first gold coin struck in the United States.
Monday January 13, 2014
Lake County Coin Club is celebrating the 60th year of club's existence this year. The club is selling over-strike coins for the occasion.
Friday January 10, 2014
Numerous coins are mentioned throughout the Bible. These coins are key aspects of the lesson of the widow's mite, Jesus' “Render unto Caesar...” speech and the betrayal of Jesus by Judas. Biblical coins are excellent pieces to collect. They are tangible pieces of history from one of the world's most important books.