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Osborne Coinage Joins Belgium’s Royal United Mint

Osborne Coinage is the oldest private mint in the United States. Now it has become part of the Royal United Mint in Belgium joining two other mints.

How Was the U.S. Rare Coin Market in 2022? Roaring!

The market for rare United States coins enjoyed a banner year in 2022 with many hundreds of price records says an analysis by CDN Publishing. Read the details - and some thoughts of what to expect from 2023.

Help To Preserve Sales-Tax Exemptions On Coins in the USA

The National Coin & Bullion Association fights for sales-tax exemptions on coins, paper money, and precious-metals bullion in the USA. To make a case for these exemptions the association needs anonymous data from coin and precious-metals dealers.

Over 40,000 Fake US Coins Seized

US authorities seized more than 40,000 fake US coins with many Morgan and Peace dollars. The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation assisted in this operation and says, if genuine, the counterfeits would have a retail value of about $2 million.

No More Sales-Tax for Coins in Arkansas

Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson signed a new law, creating an exemption from the sales and use tax for coins, currency, and bullion. Dealers and collectors have fought for this over years. Arkansas now joins the 38 other states with its legal situation.

Record Prices for US Coins and Banknotes in 2020

In 2020 Stack’s Bowers Galleries realized eight of the top ten highest auction prices realized for US coins in 2020 and nine of the top ten US banknotes. The company presents these coins.

The Mints of San Francisco: Part 2 The New Mint

Gaining access to the San Francisco Mint is not that easy. And it is outright prohibited to take photographs, strictly speaking. We can still provide you with interesting insights: old and new photographs of one of the world’s biggest mints.

Counterfeiting Battles Continued in May

In times of Corona many fraudulent websites are operational only for a few days. The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation cooperates with law enforcement agencies in order to protect consumers.

Medals of the Jewish-American Hall of Fame 1969-2019

Jewish-American Hall of Fame medals have found homes in collections and museums around the world. Now, for the first time, a book by Mel Wacks publishes the biographies of more than 50 inductees along with their portrait medals.

NGC Grades One of the First Morgan Dollars From San Francisco

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation has certified one of the first 10 Morgan Dollars struck by the San Francisco Mint. Hundreds of millions of Morgan Dollars were struck from 1878 to 1921. The 1878-S Morgan Dollar certified by NGC ranks as one of the most important.
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