September 10, 2013: Coingrader Capsule, 5 Star Generals Half Dollar, Superman Coins

half-dollarWelcome to Coin Update!

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

Coingrader Capsule reports the results of a crossover attempt for SEGS graded coins.

Will the 2013 5-Star Generals Half Dollar be a key?

Packaging shortages are the reason for the delay in shipping the 2013 West Point Silver Eagle Sets to customers.

A Numismaster article with background and history of the Indian Head Cent.

Some comments on the legal tender status of coins from David Ganz.

Silver War Nickels usually trade for under spot.

A well worn variety find for the 1793 Liberty Cap Cent is valued in five figures.

Harvey Stack remembers John J. Ford, Jr. as the 24th and final auction catalog is prepared.

Information on a new e-book Ultra Modern Doubled Dies 1996-2012.

An overview of coins with misplaced dates.

A treasure hunter has found gold coins off Cape Cod from an 18th century pirate ship.

The Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled the designs for seven new coins which celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Superman.

The Perth Mint will release a 1 oz silver proof coin show special at next weekend’s ANDA Sydney Show.

And now for some notable auctions. First, a 1936 United States Proof Set, which according to the description is fully original and had only one owner. The same seller has a run of other early US proof sets up for auction.

Next, a 1964-D Kennedy Half Dollar graded PCGS MS67. Despite a high mintage for this year, very few examples have been certified in this high grade.

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

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