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Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures

Capturing the Excitement of Lost and Found Coin Treasures

Q. David Bowers’s Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures, one of the most exciting coin-collecting books of recent years, has been released in a new second edition by Whitman Publishing. The 480-page hardcover book is available online and in bookstores and hobby shops nationwide. Here, Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker recalls how the book came […]

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George F. Kolbe Numismatic Library To Be Sold

The personal library formed by numismatic bookseller George F. Kolbe will be sold at auction on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The sale will be conducted by Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers and will feature a printed catalogue and live online bidding. The catalogue will be available by the beginning of October, but clients are advised […]

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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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Girl on the Silver Dollar

Girl on the Silver Dollar

Coin collectors have long believed Anna W. Williams was the model for George Morgan’s 1878 silver dollar design, but was she?  It was a time when any female who modeled for an artist was lumped with immoral and fallen women. The public morality enjoyed praise for allegorical female figures in painting, architecture and sculpture, but […]

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1921 Peace Silver Dollar High Relief

Collectors Urged to Contact Congressional Representatives for Support

Coin collectors soon could purchase 2021-CC Morgan and Peace silver dollars that support the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the hobby. 1921 Morgan Dollar(Imaged by Heritage Auctions. HA.com) Legislation was introduced on July 16 (H.R. 3757) to authorize production of 2021-dated dollar coins to mark the 1921 transition from the Morgan to the Peace designs. […]

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2019 Numismatic Literary Guild Award Winners

Buy the book before you buy the coin.Aaron R. Feldman The Numismatic Literary Guild, a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, writers, bloggers and content producers who cover news and feature stories about all forms of money, medals and tokens as collectibles, presented its annual awards for 2019 on Thursday, August 15, in Rosemont, IL. […]

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PCGS Rarities Holder PAN PAC $50

PCGS Launches Rarities Holder

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is now offering a striking new “Rarities” holder option at no additional fee for historic coins that merit special attention. One of the first coins encapsulated in the new, larger holder is the finest known 1913 Liberty Head Nickel, graded PCGS PR66, owned by distinguished numismatist Gerald R. Forsythe who […]

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Ship of Gold Book Cover

New Secrets of SS Central America Treasure Revealed

Never before revealed information about the greatest American treasure ever found, the tons of California Gold Rush-era coins, ingots and gold dust recovered from the 1857 sinking of the S.S. Central America, the fabled “Ship of Gold,” are revealed in an exciting new reference book written by acclaimed, award-winning rare coins researcher and writer Q. David […]

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