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Austrian Mint’s Vienna Philharmonic 20 Ounce Gold Coin celebrates a 20 Year Success Story

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Twenty years ago in 1989 the Austrian State Mint passed from the Treasury into the ownership of the central bank. The mint was given the freedom to produce and sell products in accordance with the demands of the modern numismatic and investment markets. One of the very first innovations introduced by the new CEO, Paul [...]

Weddings spur Indian gold buying

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Gold buying is still at high levels in India as jewellers look to stock up on the precious metal for the wedding season. Indian weddings traditionally call for gold gifts to be made to the bride and with the festival season seen as an auspicious time to get married, purchases are still going strong in [...]

‘World’s oldest gold mine’ uncovered in Georgia

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Experts have claimed to have found the oldest gold mine in the world. Located 46 metres below ground level, the mine was first found by archaeologists near the Georgian capital of Tbilisi in 2005, China Central Television reports.The news feeds on this site are independently provided by Adfero Limited © and do not represent the [...]

Indian gold imports soar between August and September

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New figures have revealed that Indian gold imports surged by 72 per cent between August and September as a result of higher demand ahead of the festival season. According to the Bombay Bullion Association, imports rose from 21.8 tonnes in August to 37.5 tonnes last month, the Economic Times reports.The news feeds on this site [...]

Impressive new platinum group resource figures from Duluth

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The Duluth complex in Minnesota, U.S. hosts one of the world’s great polymetallic metals deposits and one of the key players is Canadian junior, Duluth Metals, which has just announced updated precious metals resource figures. Read more….

WWF Silver Medal Set Issued by The Royal Mint

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The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) was started nearly 50 years ago in Europe with a mission to conserve nature. Over the years, the organization has grown world-wide and now directs millions of dollars annually toward nature preservation. To help draw attention to the work of the WWF, The Royal Mint of the United [...]

Austrian Mint 2010 Coin Product Schedule

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The Austrian Mint has just released their product schedule (known to them as an Issuing Programme) for the year 2010. The coin schedule includes many coins that collectors should find nearly irresistible, given the spectacular designs the Mint has become known for from around world. Several of the new issues will be continuations of series [...]

Spectrum Numismatics International, Inc. Names New Senior Numismatist

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IRVINE, Calif. – Spectrum Numismatics International, Inc., one of the world’s largest rare coin and currency dealers, announced today that it has hired Richard Melamed as their Senior Numismatist.   "Richard Melamed is one of the most respected numismatists in the industry.  During his 36-year career, Melamed has done everything from running his own coin [...]

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

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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% [...]

Gold 1879 Flowing Hair Stella coin tops Dallas auction

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A rare 1879 gold coin was the star lot of a recent numismatic auction held by Heritage Auction Galleries in Texas last week. The Dallas Signature US Coin Auction saw a gold Flowing Hair Stella sell for $161,000 (£98,007), reflecting the current high demand for a piece that was made in a limited quantity.The news [...]

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