March 4, 2013: 2009 Lincoln Commemoratives, CSNS Convention, Commemorative €2 Coins

Lincoln CommemorativeWelcome to Coin Update!

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

An article recalling the details of a popular US Mint product of the past, the 2009 Lincoln Coin & Chronicles Set. The sets sold out in a little over a day, despite an ordering limit or one per household.

The ANA has announced a new course “Light from Many Lamps: All-Star Numismatic Symposium” at this year’s summer seminar.

A preview of the Central States Numismatic Society convention to be held the last week in April.

Bills have been introduced that would grant states the power to force out of state vendors to collect the state’s sales/use taxes.

A specially wrapped roll of 2012 Canadian Cents carrying the serial number 20,000/20,000 recently sold for $6,600.

This article concludes that in the U.S. the penny is safe – for now.

Harvey Stack tells the story of tracking down a 1926-S Double Eagle in the 1950’s for the CEO of the Lilly drug company.

CoinWorld reports the plans from several European mints for commemorative €2 coins in 2013. Also, here are some details on the Sede Vacante coins.

Coin Collector’s Blog shares the image of an original drawing of the Peace Dollar by Peter Max, which is owned by the ANA.

A profile of a Hobo Nickel carver from Russia.

A new book traces the discovery of an ancient kingdom through the study of old coins.

And now for some notable auctions. First, a collection of 30 different Proof Silver Eagles all graded NGC PF 70 Ultra Cameo.

Next, a collection of 1964 to 2011 Kennedy Half Dollars in a Dansco Album, including BU, Proof, Silver Proof, and Satin Finish coins.

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

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