Welcome to Coin Update!
We’re back with another round up of coin collecting news and articles from around the internet!
The weekly numismatic product sales report shows stronger sales for silver numismatic products.
Although no prior indication was provided, the US Mint used a “light frosting” finish for the 2013 Proof American Platinum Eagle.
Doug Winter provides ten observations from the ANA convention.
More observations from the ANA convention from Patrick Heller, who remarks on what is hot and what is not among U.S. rare coins.
Coin Collectors Blog also has a report from the convention.
Here is part two of Coin Rarities & Related Topics coverage of the results of Stack’s Bowers Rarities Night auction.
This Numismatic News Viewpoint suggests providing explicit instructions in a will for disposal of a collection.
A lengthy CoinWeek article placed the spotlight on So-Called Dollars.
An opinion published in the Wall Street Journal discusses the COINS Act, which seeks to phase out dollar bills in favor of coins, and offers a solution to the ongoing battle between interests.
An article in the Atlantic Wire says that the idea of a dollar coin is terrible.
Why don’t gold and silver coins circulate?
And now for some notable auctions. First, the 2008-W Uncirculated Platinum Eagle 4 Coin Set with all coins graded PCGS MS70. Each of these coins boasts an extremely low mintage.
Next, an example of the 1937 Proof Buffalo Nickel graded PCGS PR67, which displays some nice pastel colors.
That’s it for the update. Have a great day!