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Young Orioles Fan First to Buy Baseball Commem

A twelve-year-old Orioles fan was the first purchaser of the U.S. Mint’s National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin, when they went on sale today at Noon at the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo. Cole Bank, 12, of Vienna, Virginia took a social studies test before school hours, so he could attend the Expo, […]

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Stack’s Bowers’ Incredible American Coin Hoard

When a numismatist like Lawrence R. Stack says that he’s “never seen anything like it”, the coin world pays attention. Stack’s Bowers has announced the acquisition of one of the greatest American coin hoards ever to be discovered, and you’ll be seeing key lots at the Whitman Baltimore Expos.

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Whitman Publishing Announces Commemorative Updated Edition of Q. David Bowers’s Coins and Collectors

Whitman Publishing announces the release of Coins and Collectors: Golden Anniversary Edition, marking the 50th year since the best-selling original was published. The 416-page hardcover book is illustrated in full color and retails for $29.95. It will debut at the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo, March 30, 2014, and then will be available from […]

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John Mercanti Designs Two New Australian Proof Coins

John Mercanti, who retired from his position as Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint in 2010, continues to design coins. His latest? Two new high relief Australian Proof 2014 coins celebrating Australia’s wedge-tailed eagle.

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