Whitman Publishing announces a numismatic photography contest with prizes up to $500 in retail value. The Whitman “Share Your Hobby” Photo Contest, for human-interest views of coin and paper-money collecting, is open to all photographers 18 and older and will run through the Fourth of July 2015. Entries will be judged by Whitman Publishing staff, […]
The newest edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins (known to collectors as the “Red Book”) will debut at the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo on March 26, 2015. The 69th edition, with a 2016 cover date, can be pre-ordered online (including at Whitman.com) and after the Expo will be available from […]
A. The 1921 Alabama Centennial commemorative half-dollar. The coin was designed by Laura Gardin Fraser. It portrays William Wyatt Bibb, first governor of Alabama, and Thomas E. Kilby, who was the governor in 1919.
The club now has a Facebook page! Information regarding our club’s Facebook page and 51st annual coin show will be posted for all members to read. Also, stories involving numismatic finds and hidden treasures can be found here as well. Please feel free to leave comments or stories of your own for others to read. However, please use discretion with […]
Whitman Publishing announces the release of <em>Coins and Collectors: Golden Anniversary Edition</em>, marking the 50th year since the best-selling original was published. The 416-page hardcover book is illustrated in full color and retails for $29.95. It is available from hobby shops and bookstores nationwide, as well as online (including at Whitman.com), and can be borrowed […]
Three numismatic national treasures from the eagerly-anticipated D. Brent Pogue Family Collection, the 1822 and 1854-S Half Eagles and the Dexter 1804 dollar, will make their West Coast debut at the Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com), January 29 – 31, 2015. The historic coins will be among the PCGS-certified Pogue […]
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Don Partrick’s visionary collection of American colonial coins led the way in Heritage Auctions’ record setting Jan. 7-12 U.S. Coins auctions, held in conjunction with the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention in Orlando, FL. With almost $26 million realized for just more than 350 coins, The Partrick Collection proved a major factor in the $70+ […]
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