on Wednesday, 11 August 2010 00:00. Posted in News

World’s Fair of Money holds rare, precious, historic artifacts

Warren Mills at ANA

Warren Mills of Milford, N.H., a vendor at the World’s Fair of Money, examined a coin before the doors
opened yesterday at the Hynes Veterans Convention Center for collectors from across the country.

(Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)

 

In Blackbeard’s day, “coin collecting’’ meant swashbuckling, flying a Jolly Roger flag, and making rivals walk the plank at swordpoint. Today, it is a little tamer.

A new breed of collectors filled Boston’s Hynes Veterans Convention Center yesterday, traveling from table to table instead of sea to sea. But what they are searching for has not changed at all: treasure.

on Thursday, 15 July 2010 00:00. Posted in News

Welcome to my world. It seems like every week we get coins sent to us for evaluation from clients and non-clients alike for evaluation that they purchased elsewhere sometimes before they met us and sometimes after they met us. Without fail there are coins that are overgraded, slightly cleaned or else just not as described. However, every so often I get a coin that borders on the criminal.

on Wednesday, 16 June 2010 00:00. Posted in News

We have received many calls and e-mails wondering why we are not adding more coins to our inventory.  Simple answer…not enough fresh original material.  When you love the hobby and grow up in the business, it is frustrating to see coins subject to dipping to get good grades. 

on Monday, 10 May 2010 00:00. Posted in News

Well, another Central States show has come to pass and for lack of a better word it was more of the same.  Nice coins were in high demand, same old material went begging, blah, blah, blah, but in all seriousness that is the truth.

on Friday, 02 April 2010 00:00. Posted in News

Well I managed to live to see the “Big One” by PCGS.  Thankfully, all the excitement did not kill me.  I must congratulate them on finding a way to make more grading fee money on coins already graded in a market of dwindling supply of fresh material.  Look for NGC to quickly follow suit. 

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