January 16, 2014: Numismatic Sales Report, Proof Silver Eagle, FUN Convention Auctions

2014-silver-eagleWelcome to Coin Update!

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

The weekly United States Mint numismatic product sales report includes the opening numbers for the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set. Sales for the recently released 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Silver Dollars crept higher.

Looking ahead, the US Mint will begin sales of the 2014 Proof Silver Eagle on January 23.

Dave Harper discusses the sharp rebound in mintages for the quarter.

The one and only example of a famous Australian note will be auctioned, along with an extensive holding of other coins and banknotes from Australia and around the world.

Jeff Garrett provides his thoughts on the recent sale of the Eric P. Newman collection.

Coin Rarities & Related Topics covers the recent Heritage FUN convention coin and currency sales, focusing on some of the rarities that sold for more than $1 million each.

An article on the Heritage Blog discusses some coins and currency that have had high profile appearances in novels, movies, and television.

The Professional Numismatists Guild and the American Numismatic Association have announced plans for the first PNG-ANA Numismatic Trade Show.

Coin Collectors Blog shares his reaction to the news about the trade show.

A new display at the Dwight N. Manley Numismatic Association Library honors Arthur Kagin.

After making some changes in response to questions from Feds, the maker of physical Bitcoins has reopened his business.

And now for today’s notable auction. It is for a 12 piece lot of modern commemorative proof silver dollars. All twelve coins are from different programs dated from 1992 to 2007 and graded NGC PF 69 Ultra Cameo.

That’s it for the update. See you tomorrow!

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