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Mayhem at Chicago ANA; Gold Kennedy Half Dollar Changes Hands for $100,000 (8/21/14)
This is the first of its kind: a high relief proof gold Kennedy half dollar, struck in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the John F. Kennedy half dollar and contains ¾ oz. of 24kt gold. Since its very inception some 50 years ago, the Kennedy half dollar remains for many a valued and cherished keepsake. … More >>

$10M ‘Saddle Ridge Hoard’ Gold Coin Treasure Rocks Numismatic World (2/27/14)
1866-S No Motto Type I $20 LibertyWhether it was fate or purely by accident, February seems to be a great month for prospecting for gold. Two … More >>

How Searching for One Particular Penny Started a Life-Long Coin Collection (1/17/14)
1955 DBLDIE found 1966Now that we have taken the curtain down on another year and started a new one, for numismatists such as … More >>

The Kennedy Half Dollar—A Numismatic Tribute to a Slain President (11/22/13)
1964 Accented Proof Kennedy ObAmazingly, it has been 50 years today. For many of us, it may be difficult to remember where we were, or … More >>

ANA World’s Fair of Money Auctions Set Chicago Area on Fire; $75 Million in Sales (8/23/13)
1804 Silver Dollar graded PCGS PR 62  obvCHICAGO – Strength and power describe the ongoing prowess of the rare coin market. The just concluded American Numismatic Association’s … More >>

A Coin Collector’s Question: Is it Time to Flock to U.S. Silver Eagles? (8/16/13)
1986 US Silver EagleIn the early 1980s, a multitude of investors and collectors were keen on acquiring silver in coin or bar format … More >>

ANA Windy City Auctions to Deliver the ‘King’ of American Coins (8/4/13)
1804 DollarThe American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, scheduled for Aug. 13-17 in the Windy City suburb of Rosemont, Ill., … More >>

Ten 1933 Double Eagle Coins Worth Millions in Fort Knox but not yet for Sale (7/8/13)
1933 Double Eagle ObeverseThis famous $20 gold coin is a true rarity and an American numismatic icon, a coin which numismatists dream about … More >>

Give Peace Dollars a Chance: Finest Known 1923-D Captures $76,375 at Sale (6/14/13)
1932-D MS67 obvAt the conclusion of the First World War it was suggested in many circles that a commemorative coin a “Peace … More >>

A Double Eagle Treasure: Collection Lanson Champagne Captures Nearly $1 Million (6/3/13)
1 Type I $20 Liberty PCGS MS61Normally when coin collectors think of lost gold treasures, especially when it pertains to the glorious Double Eagle or $20 … More >>