Coin shows provide a great venue for buying and selling coins, meeting other numismatists and coin professionals, and learning more about the pastime you love. Coin shows are usually held by coin clubs that range in size from a few dozen members to organizations as large as the American Numismatic Association, which presently boasts some 30,000 members.
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I've been collecting coins since 1992, which is enough time to have learned more than a few things about the hobby I love. I was still a kid when I first ventured into coin collecting, which means I was at that prime age for touching the hot stove… a
Top 25 Most Valuable Walking Liberty Half Dollars Sold on eBay in August 2015
Walking Liberty half dollars are widely considered one of the most beautiful silver coins the United States has ever produced. Designed by Adolph A. Weinman, they were struck from 1916 through 1947 and saw circulation for several years after the last was issue was made.
Top 25 Most Valuable Lincoln Pennies Sold on eBay in August 2015
Lincoln pennies are one of the most popular collectible coins around, and they are also among the most valuable coins that can still be found in pocket change. The top 25 most valuable Lincoln pennies that were sold on eBay in August 2015 represent a wide range of the most desirable one-cent coins in terms of both date and condition.
Attending coin shows is a wonderful way for collectors to make new acquaintances, buy and sell coins, and learn new things about the numismatic pastime they enjoy. Coin shows are usually hosted by coin clubs and may range in size from a dozen or so members up to huge organizations such as the American Numismatic Association, which has nearly 30,000 members.
Top 25 Most Valuable Morgan Silver Dollars Sold on eBay in August 2015
The 25 most valuable Morgan silver dollars that sold on eBay in August 2015 include a variety of extremely scarce and high-grade specimens that are in demand among both coin collectors and coin investors. Amazingly, one of these coins sold for nearly $30,000, and three coins topped $20,000!
Attending coin shows is a great way to meet new numismatic friends, trade or buy and sell coins, learn things about the hobby you love and, of course, enjoy a colorful stroll on the coin show bourse. There is almost always a coin show happening somewhere in the United States each weekend, and there are several going on during the week of September 3 through September 9, 2015.
As the price of silver keeps dropping, sales of 2015 American Silver Eagles keep soaring higher and higher. August 2015 was another busy month at the United States Mint, as nearly 5 million American Silver Eagles and more than 240,000 American Gold Eagles of various denominations (totaling 101,500 ounces of gold) flew out of the U.S. Mint.
Top 25 Most Valuable Walking Liberty Half Dollars Sold on eBay in July 2015
Walking Liberty half dollars are one of the most popular coin series around and certainly are considered among the most beautiful silver coins the United States has produced. It’s no surprise then that Walking Liberty half dollars are among the most valuable coins and therefore actively traded on the online auction site eBay.
This list of the top 25 most expensive Lincoln pennies sold on eBay in July 2015 has a most unusual element – three of the top five Lincoln cents listed here are modern (post-1958) issues. Even more peculiar is the fact that the 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent doesn’t turn up until the seventh position, or the lowest spot that issue has ever first appeared on any of these monthly rundowns of Lincoln penny prices.
Top 25 Most Valuable Morgan Silver Dollars Sold on eBay for July 2015
Four of the most expensive Morgan silver dollars to sell on eBay in July 2015 cost more than $10,000 – no surprise given the tremendous popularity of silver dollars with coin collectors and coin investors. This is especially true in the case of the Morgan dollar, which is a long-running series that first started in 1878 and wrapped up in 1921.
Coin shows are superb places to make new numismatist friends, buy and sell coins, learn new things about coin collecting, and do some window shopping on the bourse. Thankfully, it’s rather easy to find a coin show in your neck of the woods, as there are hundreds of coin shows each year throughout the United States.
Coin shows are a great venue for meeting other numismatists, buying and selling coins, and learning something new about the pastime you love. Hundreds of coin shows are staged around the United States each year, some quite large and others small.
Summer is sizzling, and so are bullion coin sales at the United States Mint which, helped by stumbling bullion prices, has been busy stocking orders as sales have increased to a feverish point for July 2015. In fact, for the month, the U.S. Mint reported some of the strongest sales figures for the year across all 2015 silver and gold bullion coins. Yet, as of the end of July, there have still been no platinum bullion coins minted.
Summer is heating up for a lot of the nation, and so, too, are the number of coin shows around the United States. There are numerous coin events happening around the country for the week of July 31 through August 6, 2015, including several that have been listed here for your convenience.
Top 25 Most Valuable Walking Liberty Half Dollars Sold on eBay in June 2015
Walking Liberty half dollars are among the most beautiful silver coins the world has seen, and they remain popular with coin collectors today. While the obverse design, by Adolph A. Weinman, appears on American Silver Eagles, the original Walking Liberty coin series, produced from 1916 through 1947, is still widely collected by numismatists.
The top 25 most valuable Lincoln cents that were sold on eBay in June 2015 include a litany of key dates, high-grading valuable pennies, and even a few scarce die varieties. Not surprisingly, the big winner for June sales was the 1909-S VDB penny, which not only was the first- and second-most expensive Lincoln pennies sold on eBay in June, but also, in fact, appears a total of 11 times on this list.
U.S. Mint Announces 2015 Silver Eagle Re-Release Date As Silver, Gold Prices Continue Slipping
The U.S. Mint, which recently sold out of the very popular American Silver Eagles, is set to resume sales of the 2015 silver bullion coins on July 27. But here's the big question -- what might the silver market look like a week from now? Silver and gold prices continue stumbling, following a trend that the bullion market has been watching since at least last fall.
Top 25 Most Valuable Morgan Silver Dollars Sold on eBay in June 2015
Morgan silver dollars are one of the most popular U.S. collector coins around, which is a fact made evident in this list of the top 25 most valuable Morgan dollars that were sold on eBay in June 2015. The most expensive Morgan dollar on this list traded hands for more than $12,000 – a large sum of money for any coin.
The United States Mint has sold out of 2015 American Silver Eagles and will not be distributing any more for about two weeks. This news comes during a massive uptick in demand from bullion investors as silver prices have plunged, with prices dropping below $15 on July 7. Early trading on July 8 showed silver prices below $14.90, and as of this writing on the afternoon of July 8, prices hover just above the $15 mark.
If you’re looking for coin shows in your neck of the woods during the week of July 3-9, 2015, you’re in luck, as there are several coin show events happening. Coin shows are a great place to meet fellow coin collectors, hear lectures, buy and sell coins, and have an overall good time with wonderful numismatic company.