November 19, 2013: Numismatic Sales Report, ATB Product Sell Out, Coins on Television

basinWelcome to Coin Update!

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

The weekly US Mint numismatic product sales report includes the debut figures for a number of products highlighted by the Ida McKinley First Spouse Gold Coins and the 2013 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set.

Meanwhile, the 2013-P Great Basin Five Ounce Silver Coin has sold out.

An article from NGC on the landmark sale of the Eric P. Newman Collection Part II, which realized nearly $23.4 million.

One hundred and fifty years ago today, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address.

Dave Harper suggests that collectors should stay active and informed rather than running hot and cold.

Q. David Bowers shares his recent purchase of the only known federal $1 national bank note issued in Colorado Territory by the First National Bank of Central City.

Some interesting and inexpensive coins of Russia.

A recent episode of the television show Castle involves a container full of 1,000 1792 half dismes.

In other television related news, Director of NGC Ancients David L. Vagi recently appeared on the History Channel show Pawn Stars.

And now for today’s notable auction. It’s the 1995-1996 Atlantic Olympics 32 Coin Set. This massive commemorative coin set includes 8 $5 gold coins, 16 silver dollars, and 8 clad half dollars in the US Mint issued box with brass key.

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

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