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Current and accurate modern coin mintage information.
Whether you are new to coin collecting, or have been at it for decades, a good library of reference books is essential. While there is an abundance of information online, there is no substitute for having your own numismatic library.
The Perth Mint, located in Western Australia, enjoys one of the finest reputations in the numismatic world today. They have some of the highest standards of design and craftsmanship, their technical prowess is second to none in the minting of high-quality coins, medals, bars and numismatic products
Next year the U.S. Mint will release a 24 karat, ¼ oz gold coin with a $10-denomination and an accompanying 1 oz silver medal to mark the 400th anniversary, or quadricentennial, of the landing in Plymouth, Massachusetts of a group of pilgrims from England in late 1620.
For the first time, hundreds of coin dealers and collectors plan to drop more than a million classic American coins like Buffalo nickels, Eisenhower dollars and more into circulation to spark greater interest in numismatics. The change in your pocket could be worth more than you know!
The theme for the 2019 National Coin Week taking place April 21st to April 27th, is “Discover the Past, Envision the future.” and is being supported by the Great American Coin Hunt and the U.S Mint's release of the first ever W mint marked quarters into circulation.
From her humble origins in a shack in Illinois to selling her works of art for millions of dollars today, Akiane Kramarik is not only an exceptional artist but also an inspiration to anyone wishing to accomplish their dreams and build a better life for themselves and their families.
Important though the tales of survivors of the Titanic and other shipwrecks are, they are missing one key ingredient: a physical connection to the event. That is what shipwreck coins provide. Almost no other coins can compare to the intimacy and immediacy of the connection to past events like shipwreck coins.
The U.S mint began releasing annual proof sets in 1936 that included one proof of each coin that was struck for circulation that year. The practice continues to this day with many collectors considering the annual proof set a ‘must get’ every year.
The Gold Maple Leaf series is turning 40 years old in 2019 and to celebrate, the Royal Canadian Mint is releasing the 2019 Canada Incuse 1 oz. Gold Maple Leaf Gem BU coins. Struck in .9999 fine gold, this exciting addition to the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf series has something entirely new: the first appearance of double incuse design devices on a gold bullion Maple release!
As Women’s History Month continues through the end of March, we wanted to take some time to connect with women who have contributed to the hobby of numismatics. We recently spoke with Charmy Harker, who entered the hobby by way of her aunt, who’s personal coin collection was passed down to her several years ago.