Russian Journalist’s Nobel Prize Medal Tops Numismatic Records

Russian Journalist’s Nobel Prize Medal Tops Numismatic Records

Dmitry Muratov’s 2021 Nobel Peace Prize medal sold at auction for a record $103.5 million. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions. On June 20, Heritage Auctions sold the…

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Sleeper Territorials – Numismatic News

Sleeper Territorials – Numismatic News

Figure 1. Sleeper territorial from Oklahoma City. The feature that reveals that the note is a territorial is the territorial plate date of Feb. 11, 1893. The…

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Misinformation Or Disinformation? – Numismatic News

Misinformation Or Disinformation? – Numismatic News

The global trading of precious metals, including supply, demand, and inventories is only partly transparent. The trading activities that are not transparent or are distorted make it…

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Outliers Reflect Thriving Market – Numismatic News

Outliers Reflect Thriving Market – Numismatic News

There doesn’t appear to be a ceiling for rare numismatic objects. The prices realized at auction for truly rare U.S. coins may appear to be going through…

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Sky-High Demand for Asian Coins and Currency at Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair

Sky-High Demand for Asian Coins and Currency at Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair

What has long been quietly understood is now out in the open, undeniable public knowledge: the demand for rare Asian coins and paper money is soaring. This…

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Bank Notes Rising Prices – Numismatic News

Bank Notes Rising Prices – Numismatic News

The Central States auction held at the Heritage Dallas facility was a study in rising prices. With very few bargains to be found. $500 and $1,000 FRNS…

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Platinum’s Investment Potential – Numismatic News

Platinum’s Investment Potential – Numismatic News

Recently, I wrote an article about collecting Platinum Eagles. In it, I briefly touched on platinum’s investment potential because of factors such as rarity, jewelry use, and…

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Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen or Missing From Major Mail Carriers

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen or Missing From Major Mail Carriers

By Doug Davis – Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) …… UPS: Stolen/Missing – New York to Florida A package being shipped via UPS from…

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Making Their Own Money – Numismatic News

Making Their Own Money – Numismatic News

An 1862 Castlemaine token. Image courtesy of Numismaster.com. The central Victoria city of Castlemaine is likely best remembered as having been a boom town during the days…

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Coinage of Transdniestria – Numismatic News

Coinage of Transdniestria – Numismatic News

Transdniestria set up their internal currency along the lines of the Soviet economic model. You exchanged your good foreign money for these things that you could only…

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