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How Geese, Gods and Gauls Gave Money Its Name (5/23/13)
CWWorthpoint_011705By Gerald Tebben The first money had no substance, but it changed the course of history. It was born of carnage, but … More >>


A Very Good Year for the Nation and Its Coins (5/17/13)
CWWorthpoint_071805_ObvBy Gerald Tebben The year 1776 was a good one for the nation and numismatics. Every coin from the famous year … More >>


Collecting the Royals: Kings, Queens and Pretenders to the Throne (5/15/13)
A greeting or special event card featuring the signature of Queen Beatrix and photo, $150There seems to be a lot of abdicating going around. First, Pope Benedict XVI stepped down as Supreme Pontiff (a … More >>


Early 20th-C. South African 20 Pound Specimen Leads Banknotes & Scripophily Sale (5/4/13)
South AfricaFORT LEE, N.J. – An early 20th century Standard Bank of South Africa color trial specimen banknote for 20 Pounds … More >>


Q & A with Harry Rinker: Whitney Reed Rocking Horse, Hindenburg Ephemera (5/3/13)
1369_rockinghorse1QUESTION: Several years ago I purchased a Whitney Reed, glider base, rocking horse for $600. The horse is 33-inches long … More >>


The Columbus Mint That Never Was (4/29/13)
CWWorthpoint_Tebben03-17-08_Shermanface2-1024x663By Gerald Tebben You won’t find any 1877-C gold $10 eagles in any collection, but it wasn’t for lack of trying. … More >>


Elusive Coins: They’re Out There Somewhere (4/28/13)
CWWorthpoint_Tebben07-21-08_obverseBy Gerald Tebben In collecting, the rare but attainable coins, such as the 1916 Standing Liberty quarter dollar (mintage 52,000); ultrarare … More >>


Pontefract Coins: Born in the Blood of Battle (4/23/13)
CWWorthpoint_Tebben04-21-08_obverseBy Gerald Tebben The reign of England’s Charles I ended as with the strong swing of a sharp axe on Jan. … More >>


If John Beat George: What Early American Coins May Have Looked Like (4/19/13)
CWworthpoint_Tebben02-18-08_obverseBy Gerald Tebben In an alternate universe, our first president, John Adams, placed his own portrait on coins in 1792. President … More >>


Furor Over a Florin: Great Britain’s ‘Godless’ Coin (4/14/13)
CWWorthpoint_Tebben12-15-08_obverseBy Gerald Tebben As cholera swept England in 1849, attention fell on the country’s new coin. A godless coin. A coin … More >>


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