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When a Coin Isn’t the Perfect Gift…

December 18, 2014 in News, Numismatica, Numismatics

By Michael Alexander

Clive Palmer Coin

Miners in Queensland Australia who are employed by the Palmer Nickel and Cobalt refinery had recently heard through the grapevine – they were in for a nice little Christmas surprise for all of their hard work and dedication. Well, that’s nice to hear wherever or whatever kind of work you do, especially if it’s from the heart and it shows that all you’ve done year-long is appreciated by the Boss & company.

However… what the Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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America the Beautiful 2014 Quarters Circulating Coin Set

December 18, 2014 in Blogs, Circulating Coins, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Numismatica, Numismatics, Quarters, US Mint, USA Coins

By Robert L. Wilson TheCoinologist.com

An ideal set for anyone who loves our national parks and sites, the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™ honors Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, Arches National Park in Utah, Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado and Everglades National Park in Florida. This set comes in specially designed packaging for easy removal to save in albums or other collecting tools. A great gift idea or Full article at the source>

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2014 Coin and Chronicles Set – Franklin D. Roosevelt Available Dec. 22

December 17, 2014 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Offers, Press Releases, US Mint, USA Coins

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WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will open sales for the 2014 Coin and Chronicles Set – Franklin D. Roosevelt (product code FR9) starting Dec. 22 at noon Eastern Standard Time (EST).

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Source:: United States Mint Press Releases/Public Statements

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World War One pre-decimal coin pack – available now

December 16, 2014 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Copper Coins, History, News, Nickel Coins, Numismatica, Numismatics, Perth Mint, Precious Metals, Silver Coins, World Coins

By Blog Team Perth Mint Blog

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The launch of the Commonwealth’s own silver coins in 1910 and first bronze coins in 1911 were key events in the history of modern Australia.

A few years after their introduction, the young nation faced its biggest challenge to that point – a world war of unimaginable carnage and horror.

Drawing together these important themes, this superb pre-decimal coin pack offers collectors an example of all six Commonwealth coins featuring year-dates between the fateful years of 1914 Full article at the source>

Source: Perth Mint Blog

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Seven Anonymous Angels Drop Gold Coins in Red Kettles

December 15, 2014 in Blogs, Charity, Coins, Gold, Gold Coins, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Rare Coins, USA Coins

By admin (Liberty Coin and Currency Blog)

The holiday season is upon us, and most of us are beyond busy. With so much to do, it’s easy to lose sight of what the season is really about: giving. Well, coin lovers all over the country seem to know the true meaning of the holiday season. From the beaches of Florida to the […] Full article at the source>

Source: Liberty Coin and Currency Blog

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How did you Kennedy?

December 15, 2014 in Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Gold, Gold Coins, Half Dollars, Numismatica, Numismatics, Silver, Silver Coins, US Mint, USA Coins

By Scott Coin Collectors Blog (CoinsBlog.ws)

As the year winds down and the end of the 50th Anniversary of the Kennedy Half-Dollar draws to a close, I am curious as to how many of my readers bought one of the special coins offered by the U.S. Mint. This is just a quick poll to satisfy my curiosity. Full article at the source>

Source: Coin Collectors Blog (CoinsBlog.ws)

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CRomnibus and money manufacturing

December 12, 2014 in Blogs, Education, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion, Politics, US Mint

By Scott: Coin Collectors Blog (CoinsBlog.ws)

In a normal world, the United States congress will pass twelve different budget bills by August or September in time for the beginning of the federal government’s fiscal year, which begins on October 1. Anyone who has followed congress over the last 20-or-more years knows that the world they live in is not normal. Rather […] Full article at the source>

Source: Coin Collectors Blog (CoinsBlog.ws)

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Firefighter medallion fans curiosity

December 11, 2014 in Blogs, Medals, Numismatica, Numismatics, Perth Mint

By Blog Team Perth Mint Blog

Do you know anything about this medallion?

Every summer the prospect of prolonged hot and dry weather creates the potential for destructive fires in Australia.

And each year firefighters put their lives on the line to protect people and property from the devastating consequences of fire.

As well as permanent and retained firefighters, there are also thousands of volunteer firemen and women who play a significant and vital role in defending communities all across Australia.

As the nation once again focuses attention on the bushfire Full article at the source>

Source: Perth Mint Blog

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What’s Hot And What’s Not: End of the Year Thoughts, 2014

December 11, 2014 in Blogs, Coin Dealers, Coins, Collecting, Education, Gold, Gold Coins, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion, Precious Metals

By Doug Winter RareGoldCoins.com (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

Hot: a coin with "multiple levels of demand"

As much as I hate writing (and reading) “year in review” articles and blogs, 2014 saw so much activity—positive and negative—that I think some sort of end of the year treatment is an important feature for my regular readers. Instead of merely summarizing the year, I thought it might be more productive to look at what areas in the market are, as of the end of 2014, in demand or which are not. In other Full article at the source>

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Notes from the 2014 Libertad Underground

December 11, 2014 in Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Education, Gold, Gold Coins, History, Mexico Coins, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By Gabriel Leif Bellman World.mintnewsblog.com (News and Commentary on World Coins)

2014 Gold Libertad Proof Coin

Like the Dia De Los Muertos, the Mexican Libertad mintage number release days are cryptic, unnerving, and lead to profound thoughts like “I need to look into becoming the Indiana Jones of Mexican banking laws a little more closely- there’s got to be a way to find more of these.”

Libertads are as elusive as stock market manipulations by high frequency traders. But unlike the Nasdaq, Libertads feature beautiful nude women and eagles tearing apart Full article at the source>

Source: World.mintnewsblog.com (News and Commentary on World Coins)

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Big Day Yesterday for Gold and Silver

December 11, 2014 in Blogs, Gold, Investing, News, Opinion, Precious Metals, Silver

By American Federal (American Federal Rare Coin and Bullion)

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It was a big day for gold and silver yesterday, because they broke out of their respective 5-month downtrends. We had been expecting one last dip, but it didn’t happen. We can see the significance of this development on their 8-month charts below. This was an important achievement because as we can see. In the case of both gold and silver, this breakout involved a clear break above a zone of significant resistance, a clear… Full article at the source>

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World War II Members of the Civil Air Patrol Receive Congressional Gold Medal

December 11, 2014 in Awards, Gold, Medals, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Press Releases, US Government, US Mint

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WASHINGTON – A Congressional Gold Medal was awarded collectively today to the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.

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United States Mint to Release New Coin Collecting Set December 16

December 10, 2014 in Circulating Coins, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Education, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Offers, Press Releases, Proof Coins, US Mint, USA Coins

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WASHINGTON – Sales will open for the new Coin Discovery Set – An Introduction to Coin Collecting (product code YC1) on Dec. 16 at noon Eastern Standard Time (EST).

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United States Mint American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin sales break record

December 10, 2014 in Bullion, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Dollar Coins, News, Precious Metals, Silver, Silver Coins, Silver Eagles, US Mint, USA Coins

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WASHINGTON – The United States Mint has announced record sales of American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins for the second consecutive year.

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