Monthly Archives: December 2015

FUN Show 2016

I will be attending the Florida United Numismatists show, which is being held Jan. 7-10 at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin Street, downtown on the waterfront. The January FUN show is one of the largest coin shows in the United States and will likely set the direction of the coin market for at […]

U.S. Treasurer visit excites Coin World staff

U.S. Treasurer visit excites Coin World staff This article From the Memory Bank series was first published in the December 21, 2015 issue of Coin World available here. Treasurer of the United States Katherine “Kay” Davalos Ortega stopped by Coin World’s offices in Sidney, Ohio, for a visit shortly after I became editor in 1985. […]

Is This Real? – Ask Beth

Ask Beth A Facebook visitor contacted me this week with photos of what he thought might be a United States 1804 Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle silver dollar and asked the following question: DG asks: Is this real?     Here is my response to DG: Although the images you supplied are not very clear, it is […]

WINE SIPPING AND FORT KNOX CAPER

Wine Sipping and Fort Knox Caper The Case of the Golden Stockings. This article From the Memory Bank series was first published in the November 23, 2015 issue of Coin World available here While most attending the 1982 Central States Numismatic Society convention on opening day in Iowa City, Iowa, were busy buying and selling […]