Found 136 articles matching Coins & Currency category.
  • Feb 19 2013
  • 19 Feb 2013

Numismatic Mysteries: Three Issues Not Known to Exist

By Gerald Tebben Coin collecting is filled with might-have-beens and what-ifs, but for me, one of the most fascinating parts of the hobby is pieces […]

  • Feb 17 2013
  • 17 Feb 2013

What Not To Do With Coins: A Historical Perspective

By Gerald Tebben Here are some things not to do with coins: Do not put them in your mouth In the late 1990s, the University […]

  • Feb 6 2013
  • 6 Feb 2013

In Memoriam of McKinley—Medal Honors Third Slain U.S. President

By Gerald Tebben A shocked nation was reeling in 1901. For the third time in 35 years, an assassin had taken the life of an […]

  • Feb 6 2013
  • 6 Feb 2013

Can’t Pass Them By: A Fondness for Circulated Columbian Half Dollars

By Gerald Tebben I have a particular fondness for circulated World’s Columbian Exposition half dollars. I love to hold them in my hand, study the […]

  • Jan 22 2013
  • 22 Jan 2013

Inventory Control: Coin List Details are Important for Estates

If you plan how to handle your more traditional investments in your estate, why not do the same with your collections? As a collector, you […]

  • Jan 22 2013
  • 22 Jan 2013

Collecting Modern Clad Half Dollar Commemoratives Continue Rich Tradition

The United States commemorative coin program was ushered in with the World’s Columbian Exposition half dollars of 1892 and 1893. After a flurry of issues […]

  • Jan 15 2013
  • 15 Jan 2013

Allen Berk Collection Tops Major Asian Coin, Banknote and Philatelic Auction

HONG KONG – The Allen Berk lifetime collection of rare Chinese and Asian banknotes will kick off a three-day numismatic and philatelic auction set for […]

  • Oct 25 2010
  • 25 Oct 2010

The Collector’s Minute: New Hampshire 1776 Copper

As an appraiser, over time, you run into the same reproductions, which turn up every couple of years like old friends at a reunion. And […]

  • Jan 11 2010
  • 11 Jan 2010

A Historic Year: 2009 Focuses on Centennial of the Lincoln Cent

By Gerald Tebben The Lincoln cent turned 100 years old in 2009. During the year, hobby publications, history magazines and daily newspapers were filled with […]

  • Jul 8 2009
  • 8 Jul 2009

The Workhorse of the Early American Banking System: Half Eagles, Part Two

Half Eagles, or five dollars gold pieces as there are often called, were the workhorse of the early American banking system, as there were so […]