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Size Matters: Three of the World’s Biggest Coins (6/4/13)
CWWorthpoint_081505By Gerald Tebben Every now and then money takes on immense proportions. It happened on the South Pacific Island of Yap, … 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 >>


How the Nickel Almost Lost Its Name (5/31/13)
CWWorthpoint_112105By Gerald Tebben The Jefferson 5-cent coin went to war in 1942 and continued serving for the duration. Faced with the … More >>


What’s In a Number? It’s All About the History (5/24/13)
CWWorthpoint_041805_ObvBy Gerald Tebben In U.S. coin collecting, the number 15—in the words of the late Rodney Dangerfield—can’t get no respect. It started … More >>


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 >>


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