George's Coin - FRONT George Washington Pocket Piece

Washington’s 1792 Gold Piece Makes First Public Appearance Since 1890

A one-of-a-kind gold coin believed to have once been a cherished memento of U.S. President George Washington made its first public pre-auction showing since 1890 when Heritage Auction put it on display June 14 at the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo in Long Beach, California. The gold coin will be sold without reserve at an August auction during the ANA World’s […]

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1804 Mickley Dollar

The King of American Coins Spotlights Heritage’s Long Beach Expo Auctions

The Mickley-Hawn-Queller specimen, a Class I “Original” 1804 dollar – considered “The King of American Coins” – may set numismatic history as Heritage Auctions presents several high-value private collections as the official auctioneer of California’s Long Beach Expo June 13-18. The multi-million dollar auction series exceeds 4,900 lots and includes one of the highest-valued, privately […]

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Edward III and Battle of Sluys Coin

America’s Central Bank (Part 1 of 2)

Originally presented as a program at an MCCA meeting. It is easy to assert that Federal reserve policies have a more direct effect on each of us than any other entity in our society or government. Tonight, I will attempt an overview of how banking evolved, the needs central banks serve, and what may play […]

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2019 Blue Book Cover

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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Kenneth Bressett Named First Editor Emeritus of the Red Book

Hobby Legend Is Honored in the New 2019 Edition Kenneth Bressett, longtime editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”), has retired into Whitman Publishing’s newly created position of Editor Emeritus. The 2019 (72nd) edition of the Red Book, available now from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, features […]

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1854-s-$5-r

NGC Confirms Discovery of Fourth Known 1854-S $5

“Discovery of a Lifetime!” A coin that a New England man originally thought was a counterfeit has been authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (www.NGCcoin.com) as only the fourth known 1854-S Liberty Head Half Eagle. “It’s like finding an original Picasso at a garage sale. It’s the discovery of a lifetime; a previously unknown surviving example […]

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Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollars

Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollars Expanded With New Research and Market Analysis

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and expanded new third edition of A Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollars, by professional numismatist Rick Tomaska. The 320-page book will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide on May 8, 2018, for $19.95. Before then it is available for preorder (including online […]

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Mega Red

222 Years of U.S. Dimes are Featured in Newest MEGA RED

The fourth edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins, also known as the Red Book) will officially debut April 10, 2018, with retail pre-orders being shipped on that date. The 1,504-page MEGA RED retails for $49.95. It can be pre-ordered online (including at Whitman.com) and after April […]

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