December 26, 2013: US Mint Sales Report, Coin Market Report, World Coin and Currency News

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

The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report is available with figures for the recently sold out 2013-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle and uncirculated 2013-P 5-Star Generals $5 Gold Coin.

The US Mint will begin accepting orders for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Coin on January 2, 2014.

A new coin market report from Jim Bisognani recaps the year 2013 and looks ahead to 2014.

Coin Rarities & Related Topics covers an 1826 Half Eagle graded PCGS MS66 from the collection of David Akers that is included in the Heritage FUN convention auction.

Here are some of the highlights from the ancient and world coins in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries NYINC auction.

Coin Collectors Blog continues counting down the top ten numismatic stories of the year with #7 dollars and what sense and #6 Ben finally gets his makeover.

A Colorado man who tried to pay a paving assessment with a check and $231.42 in assorted coins was escorted out of the county treasurer’s office by a security officer.

In Japan, the production of 1 yen coins for circulation will resume after four years.

Norway will launch a design competition for a new series of paper money with theme of “The Sea.”

Some new world coin releases of interest include British Virgin Islands Seahorse Crown available in turquoise titanium and gold and silver coins issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the Central Bank of Cyprus.

And now for today’s notable auction. Here are the first 18 of the America the Beautiful 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coins housed in original US Mint boxes with COAs. This includes the lower mintage 2012-dated issues.

That’s it for another update. See you next time!

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