Monday Aug 18
Monday Morning Brief Aug. 18, 2014 03:17
This week Coin World's editor-in-chief, Steve Roach, looks at some of the trends that are shaping coin collecting right now.
Ancient coins returned to Greece as part of New York plea deal
A collection of ancient silver pieces forfeited during an undercover investigation into black-market coin trading in New York City was handed over to the Greek government at a ceremony on Monday, city officials said.
Respected collector and author Ronald Guth named ANA's 2014 Numismatist of the Year
Guth has authored numerous books furthering the hobby, including Auction Prices Realized for Certified German Coins, 2nd Edition , Auction Prices Realized for PCGS-graded German Coins, 2nd Edition , 100 Greatest U.S. Coins, 3rd Edition , Coin Collecting for Dummies, 2nd Edition , and Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins 1795-1933, 2nd Edition .
Police seek public help to find stolen coin collection worth $50,000
The Ontario Provincial Police aren't known for their coin collecting acumen, but a recent burglary has them brushing up on numismatic knowledge.
Promoting Coin Collecting
Collecting coins can be fun and profitable if pursued properly. But you often hear the cries as to why the hobby is supposed to be losing collectors left and right.