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The photo above constitutes the gist of this post concerning cracking out coins and submitting them to NGC, to see what difference, if any, a world-class holdering company assigns to coins in lower-level slabs. NGC is one of the top companies because of its consistent grading standards. I admire this company for many reasons, especially for its excellent customer service, and submit coins regularly (apart from PCI toned Silver Eagles—more on that later). As you can see, [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News) Category: NEWS
The Royal Australian Mint have unveiled on the 8th August a new series of collector $1 and $2 coins which highlight one of the country's newer, though very popular, children's stories—Possum Magic. The children's tale was written in 1978 by Australian author Merrion Frances Fox, who is known best simply as “Mem Fox.” The draft for the story was initially written as part of Fox's writing courses in children's literature as a student at Flinders [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News) Category: NEWS
When I was a kid growing up in my grandmother's house, silver quarters still turned up occasionally in circulation. Granny had for years been picking them out of her change from the Sunflower grocery store and putting them in brown plastic medicine bottles that were the perfect size for quarter dollars. (Homemade coin rolls, most assuredly not PVC-free.) Unfortunately for her, this was after the invention of Coca-Cola and before the widespread use of childproof [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Mint News Blog (http://mintnewsblog.com) Category: BLOGS
In our first foray into Niue Island's “Battles That Changed History” series, we examined a coin that commemorated the pivotal victory of joint American and French forces against the British army at Yorktown, Virginia, in the fall of 1781. For the next major rout to be depicted in the series, Niue Island, collaborating with the New Zealand Mint, has selected the Battle of Waterloo. The Battle of Waterloo represented the final act of defiance of a [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: world.mintnewsblog.com (News and Commentary on World Coins) Category: BLOGS
Over the last few weeks, I have been working on a few writing projects that include primers about collecting numismatics. While some of these articles have allowed me to repurpose blog posts, I have had to create some content not posted before. In the past, I posted a few including the series on small dollars […] [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Coin Collectors Blog (CoinsBlog.ws) Category: BLOGS
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