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Archive for August, 2017

European Coin Trading Just Got Complicated

August 28, 2017 0 Comments
European Coin Trading Just Got Complicated

If you like to take your hobby on holiday – and what enthusiast doesn’t – then some changes in German law, that could spread across Europe soon, just made that more difficult. Visiting coin fairs, and doing some buying and selling, is a popular activity for coin collectors. It’s where you get to meet others […]

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Enhanced Un-circulated Coin Set Marks the Mint’s 225th Anniversary

August 15, 2017 0 Comments
Enhanced Un-circulated Coin Set Marks the Mint’s 225th Anniversary

This year marks the 225th anniversary of the founding of the US Mint, which we talked about in a recent blog. To mark the occasion, the Mint has chosen to release its set of uncirculated coins for 2017 in a commemorative box and in an enhanced version. The set was released on August 1, and […]

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Coins Commemorating Authors – a Missing Market?

August 9, 2017 0 Comments
Coins Commemorating Authors – a Missing Market?

Most national mints – and the US Mint is no exception – issue both circulation and commemorative coins in a wide variety of themes. Sportsmen, Presidents, historic figures, and even movie characters all feature on different designs, and in various series. A conspicuous absence is famous writers, who have never found themselves depicted on American […]

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