Found 135 articles matching Coins & Currency category.
  • Aug 16 2013
  • 16 Aug 2013

A Coin Collector’s Question: Is it Time to Flock to U.S. Silver Eagles?

In the early 1980s, a multitude of investors and collectors were keen on acquiring silver in coin or bar format for investment and speculation. The […]

  • Aug 5 2013
  • 5 Aug 2013

Lot of 1970s-Era United Arab Emirates Banknotes Gavels for $29,500 at AIA Sale

FORT LEE, N.J. – One lot consisting of five 1970s-era banknotes from the United Arab Emirates, with Serial Number “000002” in denominations ranging from 1-to-100 […]

  • Aug 4 2013
  • 4 Aug 2013

ANA Windy City Auctions to Deliver the ‘King’ of American Coins

The American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, scheduled for Aug. 13-17 in the Windy City suburb of Rosemont, Ill., is a time for excitement […]

  • Jul 23 2013
  • 23 Jul 2013

Collecting the Uncollectible: Items that are Taboo to Some Pique the Interest of Others

As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy approaches, one of the last available possessions associated with the event is up for […]

  • Jul 8 2013
  • 8 Jul 2013

Ten 1933 Double Eagle Coins Worth Millions in Fort Knox but not yet for Sale

This famous $20 gold coin is a true rarity and an American numismatic icon, a coin which numismatists dream about owning. Yet, the beautiful and […]

  • Jun 25 2013
  • 25 Jun 2013

The Rodney Dangerfield of Numismatic Years, 1908 Still Important Date for Coins

by Gerald Tebben Boy, I tell ya, 1908 just can’t get no respect. When collectors think of important dates in coinage history, 1908 rarely rates […]

  • Jun 16 2013
  • 16 Jun 2013

Triumph of the Human Spirit: Commemorative Coins Honor Mettle of the World’s People

By Gerald Tebben Some coins are tributes—metallic and medallic—to the triumph of the human spirit. Born of adversity, they rise above their mundane mercantile brethren […]

  • Jun 14 2013
  • 14 Jun 2013

Give Peace Dollars a Chance: Finest Known 1923-D Captures $76,375 at Sale

At the conclusion of the First World War it was suggested in many circles that a commemorative coin a “Peace Dollar” should be issued for […]

  • Jun 10 2013
  • 10 Jun 2013

Movie Money May be Fake but can be Real Collectables

By Gerald Tebben From the cursed gold coins in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl” to a common $1 bill in “National […]

  • Jun 5 2013
  • 5 Jun 2013

If the Tea Party had Its Way, U.S. Coins and Notes Would be Very Different

By Gerald Tebben What would a Tea Party revolution mean to coin collectors? That’s something I had been thinking about as the group flexed its […]