January 29, 2014: Proof Gold Eagles, Aluminum Cent Auction, Super Bowl Flip Coin

Proof Gold EagleWelcome to Coin Update!

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

All product options for the 2013 Proof Gold Eagle have now sold out at the United States Mint. Two coins will likely mark new mintage lows for their respective denominations in proof format.

The 1974-D Aluminum Lincoln Cent recently certified by PCGS will be displayed at the Long Beach Expo and auctioned during the Central States Numismatic Society convention.

Coin Rarities & Related Topics covers the recent auction of the Missouri Cabinet Collection of half cents for $18.26 million.

The latest article in a continuing series on building the ultimate 20th century type set takes a look at the quarter.

Numismatic literature dealer John Burns died on January 11 while attending the FUN convention.

A book review for the third edition of Making the Grade by former CoinWorld editor Beth Deisher.

David Hall shares some memories of the Long Beach Expo as it marks its 50th year.

Here is a look at the official Super Bowl flip coin produced by the Highland Mint.

A preview and highlights of three auctions from Gorny & Mosch featuring archaic silver coins and gold coins from Germany.

And now for today’s notable auction. Here is the 2013-W “Burnished” $50 Gold Eagle graded NGC MS 70. This collectible uncirculated version of the coin had sold out in early December with last reported sales of 7,293 pieces.

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

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