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Do Ancient Coins Need Third Party Grading? VIDEO: 3:44

Harlan J. Berk, Sam Spiegel, & David Vagi Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ………. Grading ancient coins is still an area of controversy.  Old school numismatics believes that coins of antiquity are meant to be held and appreciated in a tactile fashion. Third party grading is changing that perspective. Now ancients can be  graded by an […]

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Curved Baseball Coins Go On Sale With Ordering Limits

2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame CoinsAccording to a press release from the United States Mint, "These coins commemorate important aspects of American history and culture, so we want to make sure a maximum number of customers have an opportunity to purchase this coin," said United States Mint Deputy Director Dick Peterson. "We had anticipated strong interest in this coin from the outset. However, the interest in the past few days prior to the coin even going on sale has caused us to take this action. We will evaluate these ordering limits on a regular basis and adjust or remove them accordingly."

The minting restrictions are dictated by Public Law 112-152 that authorizes the U.S. Mint to produce up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in recognition and celebration of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, which celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2014. The coins go on sale at 12:00noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) March 27, 2014.

US Mint Product Ordering Limits Introductory Price * Regular Price
Clad Half-Dollars Uncirculated (B36) 100 $18.95 $22.95
Clad Half-Dollars Proof (B35) 100 $19.95 $23.95
Silver Dollars Uncirculated (B34) 100 $47.95 $52.95
Silver Dollars Proof (B33) 100 $51.95 $56.95
$5 Gold Uncirculated (B32) 50 $419.75 TBD
$5 Gold Proof (B31) 50 $424.75 TBD
* = Introductory Price good through April 28, 2014 at 5 p.m. EDT

If you would like to watch the launch event for the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Coins it can be viewed by going to the following link. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 am Eastern Daylight Time and the link will go live at approximately 10:45 am. You can either click on the link below or cut and pasted into your browser:

Image courtesy of: The United States Mint

Curved Baseball Coins Go On Sale With Ordering Limits originally appeared on About.com Coins on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 17:42:39.

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Roxgold Feasibility Study Suggests After-Tax IRR of 48.4% for Yaramoko Gold Project

Roxgold Inc. (TSXV:ROG) announced the results of its feasibility study prepared pursuant to National Instrument 43-101 for the 55 Zone on its Yaramoko exploration permit in Burkina Faso. The study suggests an initial life of mine of over seven years and envisions an underground mining scenario. Highlights from the study also include a mining plan based on 4.9 grams of gold per tonne, and an Internal rate of return of 48.4% after taxes with a payback period of 1.6 years.

Scorpio Gold Provides Fourth Quarter Report and 2013 Year End Financial Results

Scorpio Gold Corporation (TSXV:SGN) announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2013. Highlights for the year end included a 22% increase in gold production from 2012, an 18% reduction in cash cost per ounce of gold sold compared to the previous year and the receipt of approval for new operations plans allowing expansion of the Mary pit at the Mineral Ridge mine.