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First Purely Islamic Coin—a Umayyad 77h Gold Dinar—to be auctioned in London (7/17/14)
This exceptionally rare Umayyad 77h gold dinar is expected to sell for $250,000 to $310,000 on Aug. 6 when A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd. holds its upcoming Islamic Coin Auction.LONDON – The first purely Islamic coin, an exceptionally rare Umayyad 77h gold dinar, is expected to draw in the … More >>


Auction Report: LeRoy Neiman Art-on-Baseballs Collection for Sale (5/9/14)
mantleIn 1978, LeRoy Neiman—known for his boldly colored, expressionist artwork of athletes, musicians and sporting events—tried his hand at working … More >>


Climax of David Fore Collection Sale Bolsters Worldwide Coin Collections (9/30/13)
Tipu Sultan Gold 4-PagodasA room full of enthusiastic bidders found fierce competition from buyers on the Internet and on the phone as they … 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 >>


Collecting the Uncollectible: Items that are Taboo to Some Pique the Interest of Others (7/23/13)
Oswald’s wedding ringAs the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy approaches, one of the last available possessions associated with … More >>


Triumph of the Human Spirit: Commemorative Coins Honor Mettle of the World’s People (6/16/13)
ISRAEL 1959 5 LIROT obverseBy Gerald Tebben Some coins are tributes—metallic and medallic—to the triumph of the human spirit. Born of adversity, they rise above … More >>


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 >>


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 >>


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 >>


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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