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29 Mar 2017

Half Eagle Pierced Ear

Coins | user_88313

I've noticed a "pierced ear" on several half eagle coins. Can someone tell me what those are (Die defect? Unique attribute? Coin damage like rim filing?)? Attached is a cropped pic of an 1849 coin but I've also seen it on an 1844 and others.

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29 Mar 2017

Three coins, same year

Coins-United States | CoinLady

The cents of 1793 are among the most desirable in the American series. All struck at Philadelphia in copper, the first cents appear on most collectors' want lists.

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28 Mar 2017

World Money Fair

Coins - World | stoster1

I'm thinking about attending the 2018 World Money Fair in Berlin. Has anyone gone? If so what has been your experience? What tips would you have for a first timer? How soon did you make your travel/hotel arrangements. Any & all info would be appreciated!!

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28 Mar 2017

Anniverary Coin Show

Coins | user_9636

The Las Vegas Numismatic Society is hosting its annual show in May 18,19 & 20 at the Westgate Hotel & Casin; preceded by the ANA's Coin Grading seminar on May 16-17. We are hosting the King & Queen of coins, the 1913 Nickel and 1804 Dollar from the ANA. Please come and join us. Visit our web site for details at: www.lasvegascoinclub.com

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28 Mar 2017

How quaint

Coins-United States | CoinLady

The coinage of 1792 can be described, nicely, as "quaint." Some are surprisingly attractive, considering their age and the technology available. And some are not!

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27 Mar 2017

Stolen

Coins-World | Conan Barbarian

you may have heard already but the 1 million dollar coin (face value) worth around 4.5 million was stolen this past week from a museum in Germany. a couple of guys took a ladder to a window went in and then came out with a few million dollars literally!

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25 Mar 2017

New Coins

| BGZ

Today, I went to a coin store and purchased a 1942 Walking Liberty half dollar in about uncirculated condition, a 1945-D Walking Liberty half dollar in VF condition, and a 1943-D Mercury dime in VF condition.

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25 Mar 2017

A thing of beauty

Coins-United States | CoinLady

During my shopping trip downtown last week, I stopped at my favorite coin shop. Much construction going on, so no window displays. When I went inside, I spotted a lovely coin.

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24 Mar 2017

World Fair of Money

| Conan Barbarian

Hey guys, i just found out hat my parents are planning a trip to Denver and it just so happened (with out them even knowing it) that it is on the same week the ANA is doing the world fair of money, so i might get to go. so excited, are any of you guys planning on going?

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