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NOTE: I reached out to LeRoy Transfield, the design winner of the design competition for the World War I Centennial Commemorative dollar coin to ask about his experience with the design and competition. He sent me a copy of his story with permission to publish it here. The following is what he sent. I had […] [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Coin Collectors Blog (CoinsBlog.ws) Category: BLOGS
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This U.S. Mint numismatic sales report covers the week ending October 15, 2017—a quiet sales week with no new releases. The list of best-selling items saw few changes from the prior period, and indeed has remained constant for weeks. Once again, the 2017 Proof Set (17RG) was at the top of the list, with 13,475 units sold. The 2017 Silver Proof Set (17RH) and Uncirculated Set (17RJ) traded places: the Uncirculated set came in second, [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News) Category: NEWS
1926 Sesquicentennial of American Independence commemorative quarter eagle
by Dennis Hengeveld
In 1926, the U.S. Mint released the Sesquicentennial of American Independence commemorative quarter eagle. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, a half dollar and a quarter eagle were both authorized by the Act of March 3, 1925. A maximum of one million half dollars were to be struck and 200,000 quarter eagles. This was only the second commemorative of that denomination after the 1915 Panama-Pacific commemorative. While the original bill [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News) Category: NEWS
In 1926, the U.S. Mint released the Sesquicentennial of American Independence commemorative quarter eagle. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, a half dollar and a quarter eagle were both authorized by the Act of March 3, 1925. A maximum of one million half dollars were to be struck and 200,000 quarter eagles. This was only the second commemorative of that denomination after the 1915 Panama-Pacific commemorative. While the original bill [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News) Category: NEWS
Metals Focus has announced the launch of it new reference book, The World of Leading Bullion Coins, at an event at the LBMA/LPPM Conference in Barcelona. The book was produced with the support of five sponsors—the Perth Mint, the Austrian Mint, the Royal Canadian Mint, the Rand Refinery, and the Royal Mint. The World of Leading Bullion Coins details a historical account of each mint, including full-color photography of its complete suite of bullion coins. The [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News) Category: NEWS
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