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Auction Benefits Club’s Scholarships

The Metropolitan Coin Club of Atlanta’s annual auction will be held during the club’s Saturday, November 2, 2019, meeting. This will also be the last meeting at the North DeKalb Cultural Arts Center. Future meetings will be held at the City of Dunwoody’s new North Shallowford Annex. (See MCCA is Moving!) The auction will benefit […]

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North Shallowford Annex

MCCA is Moving!

The North Shallowford Annex is a new indoor facility for Dunwoody Parks & Recreation programs and Dunwoody Police Department training. The Metropolitan Coin Club of Atlanta is moving to the City of Dunwoody’s new North Shallowford Annex. The club’s first meeting at the Annex will be Saturday, November 16, 2019. The Annex is located at […]

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F+W Media Files For Bankruptcy

Today we learned via Forbes that F+W Media, who publishes Numismatic News, files for bankruptcy protection. Forbes contributor, Tony Silber, reports: F+W Media, facing near-term liquidity issues with only about $2.5 million in cash available and $105.2 million in outstanding debt, yesterday filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy code, citing in […]

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Are You Prepared?

Prepping: Thinking Big About Handling Disruptions

This Saturday’s (December 15, 2018) program Larry Woods will debunk the biggest media lie about prepping, suggest uses for your coin acumen, and reveal the best “can’t loose investment.” Hint: It is coin related. Here are a couple of resources to get you started thinking: Plan Ahead for Disasters FEMA Emergency Kit Checklist Do not […]

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New 2019 OFFICIAL BLUE BOOK

Expanded With Full-Color Sections The newest edition of the Handbook of United States Coins debuts in late May 2018. Known to collectors as the Blue Book, it is the best-selling annual guide to wholesale prices paid by U.S. coin dealers. The 304-page 76th edition, with a 2019 cover date, has been fully updated and expanded […]

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Heritage Auctions Brokers Sale of 1787 Brasher Doubloon

Private transaction is most valuable single item sold in company history The first gold coin struck in the United States – the finest certified 1787 New York Brasher Doubloon – has been sold for more than $5 million in a private treaty transaction involving Heritage Auctions, Monaco Rare Coins and an anonymous West Coast collector. The […]

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2000-P Sacagawea Dollar/Washington Quarter Mule (Obverse)

Newly Discovered Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is delighted to offer the 17th known example of the famous (2000)-P Sacagawea dollar / Washington quarter mule in their Official Auction of the Whitman Coins & Collectibles Baltimore Expo this March. This blunder is among the greatest Mint errors of modern numismatics and has captured the imagination of collectors and roll […]

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David Spivey

Heritage Auctions Awards $10,000 Auction Credit to Drawing Winner

Continuing a tradition that has spanned more than two decades, Heritage Auctions has awarded a $10,000 auction credit to client David Spivey through a drawing among those collectors who took part in the firm’s annual numismatic survey. The North Carolina resident’s interest in collecting started out the way it does for many, when childhood curiosity led to […]

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PNG Creates Special 1 Ounce .999 Silver Rounds

The Professional Numismatist Guild’s Accredited Precious Metals Dealers program has created special one-ounce .999 fine silver bullion rounds. Participating PNG-APMD dealers will be selling the rounds to collectors and investors at competitive prices lower than some other one-ounce silver bullion products on the market. “These handsome rounds with a proof-like luster are slightly larger than […]

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Save the Date: December 9, 2017!

This year’s annual Holiday/Christmas party will be at the Cross Creek Cafe in Buckhead. We will have a private room with its own entrance. The party starts at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 9. The buffet includes: Mixed Greens with Choice of Dressings Waldorf Salad/Cranberry Sauce Silver Dollar French Rolls/Butter Roast Turkey with Cornbread Dressing Honey Glazed […]

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