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Dennis Hengeveld on Key Date Gold Dollars

Do you know the smallest denomination the U.S. Mint ever produced in gold? It’s the gold dollar! Struck from 1849 to 1889, the gold dollar was created at the beginning of the California gold rush.

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Whitman Books for Collectors! Pre-Order Now.

Whitman Publishing has some amazing books coming on September 22, 2015. Preorder now and you’ll get free shipping! 

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Cherrypickers’ Guide to Rare Die Varieties, 6th Edition

Whitman Publishing is celebrating the 25th anniversary of an award-winning reference with a September 29th release of the sixth edition of the Cherrypickers’ Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins.

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Numismatic Businesses Defeat Attempted Repeal of Hobby’s Tax Exemption in Maryland

For the third time, the Maryland General Assembly rejected legislation that would have repealed the Maryland tax exemption for coins and bullion. “We have once again defeated an effort to repeal the tax exemption and have assured that Baltimore will continue to host some of the nation’s premier coin and precious-metal conventions for the foreseeable […]

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing and United States Mint Participating in the Whitman Baltimore Expo

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Mint (Mint) and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will share booths #1409/1415 at the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo March 26 – 29, 2015, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. 
 
As the Nation’s producers of currency and coins, BEP and the Mint have made history […]

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Sale Of The Stephen Winthrop Collection Raises Over $1.3 Million For Harvard ALS Program

On Friday, February 6, 2015, Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold The Stephen Winthrop Collection at its New York Americana Sale, raising over $1.3 million to support ALS research at Harvard University. Crossing the auction block were many choice, rare and interesting coins, several of which had been off the market for 30 years or more.

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Presents A Diverse Selection Of US Coins In The Winter 2014 Official Auction Of The Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo

A wide range of rarities, collector coins and exonumia from the United States are among the highlights of the upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries Winter 2014 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo, October 30—November 2, 2014. Extensive collections, including The 1853 Collection, The George Gund III Collection, The Stu Keen Portfolio, The […]

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A Unique Copy of Q. David Bowers’ Coins And Collectors: Golden Anniversary Edition

There was spirited bidding for a unique copy of Q. David Bowers’ new book, Coins and Collectors: Golden Anniversary Edition, at the close of the 2014 Numismatic Bibliomania Society symposium.

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“The Great Ones” to Include Well-Known Whitman Author Q. David Bowers

With the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo just around the corner, the ANA’s World Fair of Money in Chicago has a special event planned featuring prominent Whitman author, Q. David Bowers, and his fellow numismatic legends Larry and Harvey Stack.

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2014 Hall of Fame Coin Auctions for Nine Times the Initial Price

Recently, one of the Deep Cameo 2014-W National Baseball Hall of Fame gold $5 half eagle, rated Proof 70 by PCGS, sold on eBay at the end of March for $3,995, more than nine times the U.S. Mint’s retail price of $424.75.

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