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CoinWeek: Rare Coin News This Week

July 31, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

What’s New on CoinLink ……..
Heritage is going to be offering Two Spectacular Mercury Dimes at the Platinum Night Auction tomorrow night, July 31st in Los Angeles as part of the pre-ANA activities.

Baldwin’s auction department and Ma Tak Wo Numismatic Co. Ltd , will be holding its 47th Hong Kong Coin Auction, of banknotes, coins and stamps. A European collection of lots formed during the first part of the 20th century, entitled ‘The Viking Collection of Chinese Coins’, forms the core of the coin section.

The US MINT Gold will issue coins honoring first spouse Julia Tyler, to be available for sale on August 6, 2009. The one-half ounce 24-karat gold coin, struck at the United States Mint at West Point, will be available in proof and uncirculated conditions.

PCGS CoinFacts re-launched this week. The new site – ideal for both novices and advanced collectors – has been completely revamped with thousands of updates to its database and images files and a number of important new features.

The Society of Private and Pioneer Numismatists (S.P.P.N.) will hold its annual meeting Saturday August 8, 2009 11AM in the Los Angeles Convention Center ( ANA World’s Fair of Money). Dr. Robert Chandler will make a presentation titled “Wells Fargo, California’s Varied Monies, and Colorful Personalities.”, and there will be further revelations concerning the Controversial “Franklin Hoard” Gold Pieces.

Heritage will be auctioning off a Kellogg & Humbert 43-Ounce Gold Ingot at their sale in Los Angeles. Here is some background on the ingot.

The largest public array ever assembled in the United States of huge, modern, certified Chinese gold coins, ranging in size from five ounces to one kilo (32.15 ounces) each, will be displayed at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money® convention in Los Angeles, August 5 – 9, 2009.

Legend Numismatics announced the acquisition of the 35000+ coin McClaren Collection which contains coins from OLD HOLDERED MS 65FB Mercs to GEM MS68 Morgans all PCGS or NGC certified!

Wirtland, which claims to be the world’s first internet-based sovereign country, has released its first gold coin, known unofficially as “Wirtland Crane” or “Gold Crane”. The 1/10 oz. coin is minted in 24 carat gold, in cooperation with coin designer Daniel Carr and his company “Moonlight Mint”.

The American Numismatic Association has announced a number of Awards that will be presented at the ANA World’s Fair of Money® in Los Angeles on August 7th. – Tom DeLorey has been named the Numismatist of the Year and Julian Leidman was named the Coin Dealer of the Year.

The Royal Canadian Mint has launched the third and final issue of the world’s first series of bullion coins honouring the spirit of the Olympic Games. The Mint’s Ottawa facility will produce up to 50,000 gold coins for the 2010 issue and the silver version will be produced on demand.

Northwest Territorial Mint, the world’s largest private mint, has acquired the historic Medallic Art Company. As the industry leader for minting high-quality commemoratives for the military and Fortune 500 companies

We have just started a NEW CATEGORY in the Coin Guide Section of Coinlink called Key Dates. We will profile specific key date coins in each series:

  • 1796 No Stars Quarter Eagle Profile by Doug Winter

Tim Shuck has added 2 new coin profiles in the US Type Coins Coin Guide Section of Coinlink as follows:

  • Winged Liberty (”Mercury”) Dime, 1916-1945
  • Indian Head Half Eagle 1908-1929

Continuing with News across the web, we have a new posting of – Coin News Daily – providing short excerpts and links to other news across the web that we have found, and which you may find of interest. We also provide Daily Updates on Precious Metals in The Bullion Report, with Charts, Video Headlines and News.

You can access ALL the News Here

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