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Girl Scout Commemorative Coin Act is Law

October 30, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

President Obama on Thursday signed the Girl Scout Commemorative Coin Act into law, authorizing the Untied States Mint to strike up to 350,000 silver dollar coins to honor the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA). The coins will be minted and sold in 2013, marking [...]

Heritage Auctions Realizes $8.7 Million in Dallas U.S. Coin Auction

October 29, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

1879 Flowing Hair stella leads the way with $161,000; strong prices signal optimism in the market DALLAS, TX — With a sell-through rate of 90% by lot and 88% by dollar value, and almost 3300 bidders, Heritage Auctions’ Oct. 23-24 Dallas Signature® U.S. Coin Auction soared to $8.7 million total. All prices include a 15% [...]

More Coins, Articles and Features Added to Coin Collecting News Web Site

October 27, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

(San Antonio, TX) – was originally designed as a quick hub where interested parties could learn about the latest coin news from leading sources. While this feature continues as the site’s trademark, Coin Collecting News recently expanded to offer brand new resources and more than 150 pages of quality information relevant to the hobby [...]

Mining ‘wall of debt’ severely constraining global supply growth prospects

October 26, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The severe debt position faced by the world’s biggest mining companies will have an adverse impact on future supply growth and hence could lead to sharply higher commodity prices. Read more….

Chinese, Australian leaders discuss Rio detainee during Asian summit

October 26, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

No resolution to the case as yet Read more….

Rare Coin News and Articles This Week

October 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

What’s New on CoinLink …….. 2,200 high grade samples of mostly scarce, rare or unique specimens from Spain, her colonies and empire ranging from the Visigothic era to the present were sold Oct 21-22 by Aureo & Calico in Barcelona Spain. The Caballero de las Yndias collection is stunning representation of all of the mints [...]

CoinWeek October 12-18, 2009

October 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

What’s New on CoinLink …….. Olympic Medals – As unique as the world’s top athletes and their awe-inspiring performances, every medal won at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will be a one-of-a-kind work of art. NGC recently certified the unique Ecuador 1862 50 Francos struck in gold. This classic rarity of 19th-century [...]

Gold Bullion Value

October 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Gold bullion value is the most fundamental assessment of physical, investment-grade gold worth, and also a strong economic indicator for current market trends. Gold bullion value is only slightly more than the current gold spot price, which is the cost of one Troy ounce of pure gold, and this price historically tends to rise during [...]

Optalert Highlights Drowsy Driving Warning Signs

October 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

“Drowsy driving” episodes are quite commonly reported by drivers in the general community and by professional drivers. A recent population-based survey in USA indicated that 37% of the driving population had driven while drowsy and had dozed off at the wheel, some many times, within the preceding year. Only a minority of such episodes had [...]

ANC leaders must support nationalisation of mines – Malema

October 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Nationalisation of mines was prescribed in the Freedom Charter and therefore a prerequisite for leadership in the ANC, ANC Youth League president Julius Malema said on Thursday. "If you are not for nationalisation you are not qualified to lead the ANC," said Malema at a ANCYL sponsored debate with Business Day columnist Tim Cohen and [...]

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