Rare Coins Spotlighted at the 50th Las Vegas Numismatic Society Coin ShowThe Las Vegas Numismatic Society 50th Anniversary Coin Show will showcase rare coin and currency dealers from around the country on March 1-3, 2013. Rare coins spotlighted at the event include an exceptional 1794 Large Cent MS66 BN Head of 1794 PCGS. There are only 1 of 3 known with estimated value $200,000, shown courtesy of Leo Frese Coins and Collectibles. Read more..
Las Vegas Numismatic Society Celebrates its 50th Anniversary Coin Show March 1-3The Las Vegas Numismatic Society 50th Anniversary Coin Show will be held March 1-3, 2013 at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino, 2411 W. Sahara, Las Vegas, NV 89102.This 50th annual show features dealers in US and world coins, currency, stamps, ancients, jewelry and collectibles, seminars, supplies, exhibits and young collector activities. Free numismatic gifts will be given to the first 300 attendees per day! Read more..
Silver Dollar and Panda Coin Seminars Offered at Las Vegas Numismatic Society Coin ShowThe Las Vegas Numismatic Society 50th Anniversary Coin Show will be held March 1-3, 2013 at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino, 2411 W. Sahara, Las Vegas, NV 89102.The seminar line-up on Saturday offers a great opportunity to learn from the industry's leading experts. The Silver Dollar seminar will be conducted by John Highfill and C Logan McKechnie. Highfill authored The Comprehensive Silver Dollar Encyclopedia and founded the National Silver Dollar Roundtable, now the second largest dealer organization in the world. Read more..
Coin Club gives Currency to Collegiateby Rosalie SpearAs a young and aspiring journalist and college student, I am well aware of the economic hardships that many Americans face today. With the cost of college tuition rising and the expense of books tearing a hole in every student's pocket, I was extremely grateful to receive a scholarship from the Las Vegas Numismatic Society. I dedicate these graciously given funds to my book expenses every semester. It has helped me out immensely, and I feel very honored to be a recipient of the LVNS Scholarship. Read more..
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John Highfill Headlines Silver Dollar Seminar at SoCal ShowbyCoinWeek on June 10, 2013 7:31 AMA Silver Dollar seminar is being offered at the SoCal Coin & Currency Show on July 18-20 at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764. The Silver Dollar seminar offers a great opportunity to learn from the industry’s leading experts. John Highfill, author of the Comprehensive Silver Dollar Encyclopedia and founder of the National Silver Dollar Roundtable, will be speaking for the first time at this show with Logan McKechnie, publisher of the VAMView Retail Price Guide. Read more..
Many of the key dates and most valuable pieces of modern Chinese coinage are survivors of the turbulence that accompanied Hong Kong’s reunification with China.“This is 1996. One day a couple of guys walk into the shop.” Peter Yeung, President of Panda Americaleans forward on the conference table as he speaks. “They want to buy Silver Pandas, so I sell them some for $15 each. Then the phone starts ringing. Everybody wants to buy silver Pandas. Read more..