July 28, 2014

November 22, 2013: Upcoming US Mint Products, 2014 World Silver Bullion Coins, Lincoln Wheat Cents

rooseveltWelcome to Coin Update!

We’re back for one more round up of the latest coin collecting news and article to finish up the week!

Pricing has been established for two upcoming United States Mint numismatic products, the 2013 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set and the 2013 Theodore Roosevelt Coin and Chronicles Set.

Numismatic News has an article on the upcoming Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coins, which includes pictures of dies and coins. The challenges of making the domed clad half dollar are discussed in detail.

Louis Golino provides an overview of some 2014 world silver bullion coins.

Former US Mint Director Edmund Moy answers the question, is there really gold in Fort Knox?

Another article on the sale of the Eric Newman collection, which can be traced to an 1859 Indian Head Cent that Newman received from his grandfather more than nine decades ago.

A discussion of theĀ  key date and semi key date coins of the Lincoln Wheat Cent series.

Harvey G. Stack provides his definition the phrase “old time collection” and provides an example of such a collection.

Doug Winter describes one of his favorite American coins, which he thinks is one of the absolute rarest Liberty Head Eagles.

Here is a look at the Chinese 2013 Huangshan Mountain commemorative coins, which are outstanding example of high relief style coins.

A new coin release for the Republic of Palau contains a real four leaf clover.

And now for some notable auctions. To go with one of today’s articles, here is an example of the popular key date 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent graded PCGS MS64BN with CAC sticker.

Next, a four piece set of the 2006 Platinum Eagle bullion coins graded PCGS MS69 in 10th anniversary holders. The US Mint recognized the 10th anniversary of the series in the following year with a special set.

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

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