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February 2013's News

World Record

World Record THERE can be only one topic for this month’s “Comment”—our front cover story—the new World Record for a single coin, no less than $10,016,875 (nearly £6.5m) paid for the 1794 “flowing hair” US silver dollar. The coin, in simply superb condition (graded “Specimen-66”) is an American numismatic… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 21 February 2013 by Alyson Thomas
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Bromley Burglary - an update

Further to the item in COIN NEWS March regarding the robbery on January 12/13 it seems that the thieves who stole most of Peter Morris' Stock may not have been terribly bright...it seems that there are individuals in custody having been caught putting items on an on-line auction site that were… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 20 February 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Cromwell "Broad" at auction

Fellows auctioneers will be offering an Oliver Cromwell gold “Broad” in their forthcoming specialist Coins & Medals sale. Being in very fine condition the coin is considered an extremely rare example and therefore attracts an estimate of £7,000-9,000. Designed by Thomas Simon and depicting a bust… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 6 February 2013 by Carol
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New World Record!

Stack's Bower's Galleries have set a new WORLD RECORD with the sale of a 1794 Silver dollar - which fetched a stunning $10,016,875! That's nearly £6.5 million! The auction, held on January 24 2013 saw the previous record of $7, 590,020 (for the 1933 Double Eagle) eclipsed by nearly 40%. For… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 1 February 2013 by Phil Mussell
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