News about Coins
Spanish court throws out lawsuit against US treasure hunters
MADRID (AP) – A Spanish court has shelved a lawsuit against American treasure hunters that accused them of having destroyed an underwater archaeological site when they looted a sunken galleon for tons of precious coins more than a decade ago.
Gold Double Eagles add heft to Stephenson’s Oct. 29 Gold & Silver Coin Auction
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – Numismatics, the study and collecting of coins, is a hobby with noble origins almost as old as the money itself. What sets coins apart from many other types of collectibles is that they have intrinsic value based on the precious metals they contain. Through good economic times and bad, gold and silver […]
Holabird plans 3,200-lot auction spectacular, Oct. 28-Nov. 1
RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections’ five-day Autumn Splendor Western Americana Auction, October 28-November 1, is packed with more than 3,200 lots of Americana, railroadiana, mining collectibles, numismatics, stock certificates, rare books, art and more. Bidding begins at 8 am Pacific time on all five days. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.