The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame’s 60th anniversary will be the subject of a new United States Mint coin with sales benefitting their various programs. Professional Coin Grading Service is partnering with the Hall on the project. The planned $5 denomination gold, $1 silver and 50-cent clad coins to be struck by the U.S. Mint will be legal tender … [Read more...] about Basketball Hall of Fame, PCGS Team Up for U.S. Mint Coin Project
It’s not just a sports card show, but with hundreds of dealers in the building, you’ll definitely find them there. The long-running Long Beach Expo returns this weekend to the city’s convention center, bringing over 500 of the world’s top dealers in sports, coins, currency and stamps to the west coast for a three-day event. The event takes place from Thursday, … [Read more...] about Long Beach Expo Returns This Week
Upper Deck is launching a set of legal tender hockey player coins this week, the first collector coins to be distributed in pack form. The company was scheduled to unveil the Grandeur Hockey Coin Collection at a special event inside the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto on Tuesday night. The first series of limited-edition coins are minted in one of four … [Read more...] about Upper Deck Grandeur Hockey Coin Collection Launches
You hear a lot about the importance of "keeping the kids interested" when industry leaders and dealers talk about the future. Often, though, it seems to come from a business perspective. How will the hobby survive if the kids don't collect? How will shops stay in business if the younger generation loses interest? It turns out there might be something to that, but the … [Read more...] about Editor’s Blog: Are Collectors Smarter?