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Whitman Publishing Releases New Bowers Book on Modern Dollar Coins

July 19, 2016 in Antique Coins, Books, Coins, Collecting, Dollar Coins, Education, Entertainment, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Press Releases, Reference, US Mint, USA Coins

By: Whitman Publishing News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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(Atlanta, Georgia) — Whitman Publishing announces the release of A Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar Coins, by Q. David Bowers. The 320-page book (number 22 in the popular Bowers Series) debuts July 26 and will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including at www.Whitman.com), for $19.95.

The Bowers Series is a popular Whitman Publishing library of numismatic books, each covering a different segment of the hobby. Volume 22 explores the full range of modern U.S. dollar coins: Eisenhower, Susan B. Anthony, Sacagawea, Native American, and Presidential. These coins, the successors to the… Full article at the source>

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2016 Ronald Reagan $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set Opens Near 6,000 Sales

July 13, 2016 in Bronze, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Dollar Coins, Education, Exunumia, History, Medals, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, US Mint, USA Coins

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

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The 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set had a strong debut last week, according the U.S. Mint’s latest sales report. The set moved 5,910 units between Tuesday and Sunday of last week, giving it the most successful launch for a Presidential dollar and First Spouse Medal Set since the Kennedy issue was launched a year ago. With the exception of the Kennedy set, the Reagan set had the best opening since Coin Update began publishing sales reports in 2010.

The set, which includes a Ronald Reagan Presidential dollar and a bronze replica… Full article at the source>

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Coin Collectors Will Love A Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar Coins

June 20, 2016 in Books, Coins, Collecting, Dollar Coins, Education, History, Investing, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, USA Coins

By: Dennis Tucker News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker (left), author Q. David Bowers, and Mint Director of Corporate Communications Tom Jurkowsky at the West Point Mint, May 2014

 

(Atlanta, Georgia) — Whitman Publishing is releasing a new volume in the popular Bowers Series of numismatic references. The 320-page Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar Coins will be available July 26, 2016, and will officially debut with a book-signing by author Q. David Bowers at the World’s Fair of Money, August 10, 2016, in Anaheim, California. It will retail for $19.95.

Modern U.S. dollar coins—those dating from the 1970s to today—are popular with collectors,… Full article at the source>

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

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New at the Mint: 2016 Richard M. Nixon Presidential $1 Coin Products

February 8, 2016 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Dollar Coins, History, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Offers, US Government, US Mint, USA Coins

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

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Earlier this week, the U.S. Mint released rolls, bags, and boxes of the 2016 Richard M. Nixon Presidential $1 Coin. This is the first Presidential dollar of 2016, to be followed later in the year by issues featuring Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan.

The Nixon dollars are available in six product options offering varying quantities of the issue struck at the Philadelphia (P) and Denver (D) Mints. Collectors can purchase rolls of 25 Presidential dollars (P or D) for $32.95, 100-coin bags (P or D) for $111.95, and 250-coin boxes (P or D) for $275.95.

The… Full article at the source>

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PCGS Is Giving Away 30 Morgans In 30 Days

February 3, 2016 in Clubs and Associations, Coin Dealers, Coin Grading, Coins, Collecting, Competition, Dollar Coins, Grading, History, Morgan Silver Dollars, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Press Releases, Silver, Silver Coins, Silver Dollars, USA Coins

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February 3, 2016

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Steve Sloan, (949) 567-1223

PCGS Is Giving Away 30 Morgans In 30 Days

 

PCGS 30th Anniversary logo

PCGS 30th Anniversary logo

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.pcgs.com) is turning 30, and as part of the celebration PCGS will be giving away 30 Morgan silver dollars over 30 days.

“It’s easy and free to enter online, and 30 people will win Mint State examples of one of America’s most popular coin series, the Morgan dollar,” said PCGS President Don Willis.

Entries will be accepted at www.pcgs.com/30morgans starting at 9 a.m. Pacific/Noon Eastern time on February 3, 2016, the anniversary date of the company’s founding in 1986.  The deadline for submitting entries will be 4 p.m. Pacific/7 p.m. Eastern on March 3.  

At the end of the entry period, 30 winners will be selected at random.  Each winner will receive a Mint State U.S. Morgan dollar graded and encapsulated under the PCGS Secure Service.

The Morgan dollars are provided courtesy of L&C Coins (www.LCcoins.com), the sweepstakes sponsor, and each one is labeled with a special designation as 1 of 30 from the sweepstakes.  The full 30 Morgans in 30 Days rules can be found at www.PCGS.com/30morgans/rules.

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A 30 Morgans in 30 Days prize

“PCGS experts have examined, authenticated and graded over 19 million Mint State Morgan dollars since the company’s launch. Now we’ll give away 30 of those historic coins to celebrate our 30th anniversary,” said PCGS Co-Founder David Hall, President of PCGS’s parent company, Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT).

Since its founding in 1986, Professional Coin Grading Service has become the industry standard in third-party certification.  With offices in California, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Paris, PCGS experts have certified over 31 million coins with a total market value of over 29 billion dollars.

For additional information about PCGS products and services, call 800-447-8848 or email info@pcgs.com.  

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New at the Mint: 2016 Native American Dollar Products

January 30, 2016 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Commemorative, Dollar Coins, History, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, US Mint

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

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Earlier this week, the U.S. Mint began selling rolls, bags, and boxes of the 2016 Native American $1 coins. They can be purchased in varying quantities through the following product options: 25-coin rolls for $32.95 each, 100-coin bags for $111.95, and 250-coin boxes for $275.95. For each option, customers can choose coins minted at either the Philadelphia Mint or the Denver Mint.

This year’s issue is the eighth release in the annual Native American $1 coin series and features a design celebrating the contributions of Code Talkers to United States war efforts during World Wars I & II.

The obverse,… Full article at the source>

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

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Standalone New Orleans Coinage: Gold Coins

October 21, 2015 in Antique Coins, Blogs, Coins, Collecting, Education, Gold, Gold Coins, History, Numismatica, Numismatics, Rare Coins, USA Coins

By Doug Winter RareGoldCoins.com (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

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A “standalone” coin is one that, literally, stands alone; be it as a first-year issue, a one year type, or for other factors. In the United States gold coin market, there are a number of standalone issues from New Orleans and this article will identify and analyze them.

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1849-O: This isn’t a true standalone issue, but the fact that it is the first New Orleans example of a brand-new denomination makes it desirable to multiple iterations of collector.

The 1849-O isn’t an especially scarce coin and its affordability is enhanced by the fact that this issue… Full article at the source>

Source: RareGoldCoins.com (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

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Grading and Strike: Two Sides of the Same Coin

October 14, 2015 in Blogs, Coins, Collecting, Dollar Coins, Education, Grading, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion, Silver, Silver Coins, USA Coins

By: Bill Fivaz News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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1921 Peace dollar

When dies for any coin are designed, every effort is taken not to have deep parts of the die(s), which create the high portions on a finished coin, directly opposite each other. A classic example of this design flaw is the 1921 Peace silver dollar. Struck in high relief, the central portion of both the obverse and reverse dies of this coin were opposite each other. That is why you will virtually never find a fully struck coin of this date. There will always be a weakness in the central portion of Liberty’s hair on the obverse and… Full article at the source>

 

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