July 28, 2014

August 23, 2013: US Mint Errors and Varieties, ANA Convention News, 2014 Bullion Coin Designs

horseWelcome to Coin Update!

We’re back with another fresh round up of coin collecting news and articles from around the internet!

Mint News Blog shares some information on errors and varieties that you can find in modern US Mint numismatic products.

Spotlight on a Henry VII Sovereign which recently sold for nearly half a million dollars.

The ANA presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2013 World’s Fair of Money.

Here is a report from Jim Bisognani discussing the ANA convention and some results from the ANA auctions.

This CoinWorld article provides some impressions on the paper money market following the convention.

The ANA has awarded $625,000 in contracts to improve their website.

An introductory article on coin collecting from the Royal Mint Blog.

An article from the late Paul M. Green which remembers the fun in coin collecting.

CoinWeek Q&A covering proof sets, coin grading, and time machines.

A local article about the Lebanon Valley Coin Club, which describes how demographics and interests have changed over time.

World Mint News Blog shows the new designs for Perth Mint’s 2014 Australian Lunar, Koala, Kookaburra, Kangaroo, and Platypus coins and provides information on maximum mintages and release dates.

And now for some notable auctions. To go with one of today’s articles, here is an example of the 2008-W Silver Eagle with Reverse of 2007 Variety graded NGC MS 70.

Next, a lead sealed bag of $50 worth of 1958 Lincoln Wheat Cent rolls from the Philadelphia Mint.

That’s it for the update. Have a great weekend!

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