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Olympic medal and memorabilia sale tops 500 thousand | Coin World
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A gold winner's medal awarded during the first Winter Olympics, held in 1924 in Chamonix, France, realized $47,746.83 in RR Auction's Jan. 21 sale of Olympic medals, torches and related memorabilia. A gold winner's medal from the 1984 Summer Olympics …

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Unexpected sales push Mark Twain gold into back order | Coin World
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U.S. Mint officials said the back-order status of the Proof gold coin has nothing to do with the Mint's problems with the certificate of authenticity for the Proof and Uncirculated 2016-P Mark Twain silver dollars. The scheduled Jan. 14 release of the …

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2016 American Eagle silver bullion sales brisk | Coin World
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If the allocation remains at 1 million silver coins weekly and authorized purchasers continue to absorb the allotment, the Mint stands to sell well over 50 million 2016 American Eagle silver bullion coins. The Mint sold 47 million silver Eagles in 2015 …

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Pobjoy Mint's cat coin series continues in 2016 | Coin World
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An Uncirculated copper-nickel crown and Proof .999 fine silver crown feature the design. Both coins measure 38.6 millimeters in diameter. The copper-nickel coin weighs 28.28 grams and the silver coin weighs 31.103 grams. The copper-nickel coin is …

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Harding inaugural medals in silver fewer than 10 | Coin World
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Still, the official Inaugural Committee wanted to keep the medallic tradition alive and commissioned R. Harris & Company to strike several 70-millimeter gold, silver and bronze versions of designs by Darrell C. Crain. Only two or three gold examples …

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1703 Vigo Bay gold shipwreck coin rarity in auction | Coin World
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The 1703 VIGO gold issues were intended for circulation and comprised half guinea, guinea and 5-guinea pieces. In addition, related silver coins were struck in crown, half-crown, shilling and six-penny denominations in 1703. (Some 1702-dated shillings …

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Mongolia commemorates ammonites in high relief | Coin World
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The reverses feature an ammonite fossil in high relief; the fossil on the silver coin has a red-gold color. Inscriptions on the reverse reference the series and name the fossil, and on the silver coin additionally refer to the Devonian period to which …

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Mint releases National Park Service Coin images | Coin World
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Color images of struck versions of the Proof and Uncirculated 2016 National Park Service Centennial gold $5 half eagle, silver dollar and copper-nickel clad half dollar have been released by the U.S. Mint. Sales for the three-coin commemorative coin …

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Olympic gold, silver, bronze medals at auction | Coin World
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The lots include gold, silver and bronze winners' medals; participation medals; Olympic torches; and related Olympic items. The medal awarded to McClure is one of 10 winners' medals presented to the first-place finishers in each of the 10 weight …

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Bicentennial quarters continue to circulate | Coin World
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In addition to the Philadelphia- and Denver-Mint copper-nickel clad coins struck for circulation, Proof coins were made in copper-nickel clad and silver-copper clad alloys, both struck at the San Francisco Mint. An Uncirculated finish silver-copper …

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Gold, silver coins since 1976 focus of new book | Coin World
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The United States Mint's more than 100 collectible gold and silver coins and medals not named American Eagle are the focus of American Gold and Silver: U.S. Mint Collector and Investor Coins and Medals, Bicentennial to Date, a soon-to-be-released book …

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2016 America the Beautiful Silver Quarters Proof set | Coin World
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The 2016-S America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof set comprises five coins, including one honoring Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) in South Carolina. Original images courtesy of U.S. Mint. The 2016-S America the Beautiful Quarters …

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Poland honors historic currency with 20-złoty coin | Coin World
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Poland celebrates the half-grosz issued under King Ladislas Jagiello during the early 15th century on a 2015 silver 20 złoty coin. … The first coin in the third part of the series is due for release in June 2016, celebrating the gold ducat of …

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Austrian Mint has a ball with silver collector coin | Coin World
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The Austrian Mint is marking the 60th anniversary of the Vienna Opera Ball with a colorful silver €20 coin. The Austrian Mint is scheduled to issue the Vienna Opera Ball coin on Jan. 20, 2016. The coin features a blush of pink flowers printed on the …

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Sedwick sells historic 'Heart' silver coin | Coin World
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The 1704-Y silver coin sold in the Sedwick sale is one of six known from that year, and one of 40 examples of Heart 8-real coins known, according to a census by members of the firm. The Heart cob that Sedwick sold is also unholed, which is atypical for …

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How much bullion has U.S. Mint sold in 2015? | Coin World
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How many American Eagle bullion coins have been sold in 2015? [INFOGRAPHIC]. For American Eagles, both gold and silver bullion coin sales in 2015 are significantly higher than 2014. By Joe O'Donnell , Coin World Published : 12/04/15. Share; Email …

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Morgans, Stellas highlights of Bonhams auction | Coin World
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The sale boasts a wide range of coins from ancient to modern. Consistent with the firm's top numismatic offerings of the past few years, Stella $4 pattern pieces are some of the top lots, as are high-end collectible Morgan dollars and Saint-Gaudens …

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1996 American Eagle silver bullion coin rare | Coin World
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As early as March of this year, Coin World was predicting that the 2015 American Eagle silver bullion coins would reach record production levels, a bullish forecast given that in 2014 an all-time high of 44 million coins were minted. Now, it seems …

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