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Archive for October, 2017

Coin Collecting – Hobby or Investment?

October 23, 2017 0 Comments
Coin Collecting – Hobby or Investment?

It is impossible to escape the fever right now – the Dow Jones has broken through 23,000. Everyone is dashing into stocks. After all, since April 2013 the Dow has been breaking records continuously, and the fever for stocks is running high. Remember though, it peaked in October 2007 just over 14,000, and took almost […]

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American Liberty 225th Anniversary Set Hits the Market

October 16, 2017 0 Comments
American Liberty 225th Anniversary Set Hits the Market

October 19, 2017 is the grand finale to the US Mint’s 225th anniversary celebrations. At noon that day the Mint will release the fourth of its special celebratory sets, the American Liberty 225th Anniversary Silver Four-Medal Set. This is a set of four silver medals, designed to highlight the four minting facilities currently in use […]

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World War I Centennial Dollar Coin Design Announced

October 10, 2017 0 Comments
World War I Centennial Dollar Coin Design Announced

The USA entered World War I in April 1917, but it was the summer of 1918 before a significant number of troops engaged with the German enemy. So it is that year, 1918, that the US mint has chosen to commemorate with a new silver dollar. The coin itself is not yet available, but on […]

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Panama Canal Commemorative Quarter

October 2, 2017 0 Comments
Panama Canal Commemorative Quarter

The Republic of Panama is a popular destination for winter holidays for many Americans, with over half a million travelling there every year. As well, it is a popular lower-cost choice for long-term stays by those lucky enough to have left the rat-race and retired. So if you are thinking of expanding your coin interests […]

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