Notable News (December 12-December 18, 2023)

Published December 18, 2023 | 1 min read

By Darcie Graybill

This week’s headlines include an upcoming convention, a new Royal Mint collection, and Stack’s Bowers auction results.

The 69th annual FUN Convention, hosted by the Florida United Numismatists, will take place January 4-7 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

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Britain’s Royal Mint has released a new three-coin dinosaur-themed collection that features a tyrannosaurus, stegosaurus, and diplodocus on 50-pence coins.

Photo: The Royal Mint

Sculptor Darla Jackson has resigned from the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) to work as a full-time medallic artist for the U.S. Mint.

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries realized nearly $23 million across a wide range of American numismatic material in its November 2023 Showcase Auction at the 2023 Whitman Winter Expo.

Photo: Stack’s Bowers Galleries