January 9, 2014: America the Beautiful Quarters, NYINC World Coin Auction, New World Coin Releases

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

Here are the release dates for the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters. The first coin featuring Great Smoky Mountains National Park will be released on January 27.

Fortune magazine will visit the Philadelphia Mint to tour its research and development lab which has been researching alternative metals for circulating coins.

During the first five days, the US Mint recorded sales of 31,000 one ounce 2014-dated Gold Eagle bullion coins and 20,000 2014-dated Gold Buffalo bullion coins.

The world’s largest gold coin, the 2012 Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin, is on display in Hong Kong during its first visit outside of Australia.

Coin Rarities & Related Topics covers the results of the Heritage World Coin Auction conducted for the New York International Coin Convention.

A coin market report from Jim Bisognani covers the Heritage World Coin Auction and looks ahead to the FUN Convention.

The ANA has asked for help in supporting the legislation proposing commemorative coins for the Panama Canal and Pan-Pacific Exhibition Centennial.

A home improvement project yielded two numismatic discoveries.

Recent world coin releases include an Eiffel Tower Shaped Coin from the Pobjoy Mint and A Voyage to Terra Australis from the Royal Australian Mint, which appears as today’s coin image.

And now for today’s notable auction. It’s a 1999-D Delaware Quarter Struck on a Planchet intended for a Jefferson Nickel. The mint error is authenticated by NGC and graded MS 62.

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

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