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2018 American Silver Eagle a Good Buy

February 5, 2018 0 Comments
2018 American Silver Eagle a Good Buy

The early months of the year are a traditional time to buy US Mint bullion coins. January is when the Mint releases its uncirculated Silver Eagle coins stamped with the current year – 2018. If you are buying either for the melt-value investment, or as a coin collector, for numismatic value, now is the perfect […]

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US Marines World War One Service Medal

January 29, 2018 0 Comments
US Marines World War One Service Medal

The big coin news of the moment is the recent release of a silver dollar coin and several medals commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One – once called ‘The Great War’. Each medal honors the activities of one service in that war, and some depict critical events in the war […]

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WWI Centennial in Coins

January 22, 2018 0 Comments
WWI Centennial in Coins

2018 is an important Centennial year, because it marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the World War One. Those celebrating its end in 1918 didn’t realize that within two decades they would be at war again, or that WWI marked the beginning of the modern era, with its great upheavals and power shifts. […]

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Buy British – Britannia Bullion Coins for Collectors

January 15, 2018 0 Comments
Buy British – Britannia Bullion Coins for Collectors

Britain’s position on the world stage may be diminished, but their coinage is as shiny as ever for collectors everywhere. If you have been rutted in collecting just American coins, maybe the New Year is an appropriate time to branch out into some less-familiar territory, and why not start with the coins of our cousins […]

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First Mint Release of 2018 – Proof American Silver Eagle

January 8, 2018 0 Comments
First Mint Release of 2018 – Proof American Silver Eagle

The New Year celebrations had barely been cleaned away when the coin collecting year got going, with the release by the US Mint of the 2018-W Proof American Silver Eagle. This series, started in 1986, is part of the staple diet of collectors, with many making the new Silver Eagle an annual ritual. This year’s […]

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What Type of Coins Should I Invest In?

January 1, 2018 0 Comments
What Type of Coins Should I Invest In?

The start of another year seems like a good moment to step back a little, and consider what direction a coin collector might go in the coming months. A recent review of the growth in value of coin investments, by the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), gives us some helpful insights and guidance. The PNG found […]

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New Native American $1 Design Revealed

December 25, 2017 0 Comments
New Native American $1 Design Revealed

Although the US Mint no longer puts $1 coins into circulation, following their continuing rejection by the public, they do make a number of $1 coins for collectors. A very popular current theme is the Native American $1 Coin Program. This began in 2009, to mark and commemorate the important role that Native Americans have […]

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2017 US Mint Coin Program Releases

December 18, 2017 0 Comments
2017 US Mint Coin Program Releases

As we go through the closing weeks of the year, it seems like a good moment to look back at the US Mint’s releases in their on-going programs. Maybe you missed something along the way, and you can now play ‘catch-up’ and complete your collection. The US Mint has several programs that release new coins […]

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Deck the Halls with Gold and Silver

December 12, 2017 0 Comments
Deck the Halls with Gold and Silver

If you are a coin collector, or a bullion collector, there is no reason at all why the Christmas season should be ‘down time’ for you. There could surely be no better way to continue to build your collections, and celebrate the festive season at the same time, than investing in gold and silver Christmas […]

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Christmas on Coins

December 4, 2017 0 Comments
Christmas on Coins

Now that we are into December, our minds turn to the holidays, and there seems no reason why our interest in coins shouldn’t turn in that direction too. We have many coins that celebrate events, but one area that is surprisingly under-celebrated is the biggest celebration of all – Christmas. When we start looking around […]

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2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

November 27, 2017 0 Comments
2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

Over the year we have looked at each of the America the Beautiful quarter-dollars, as they have been released. This program has now completed its seventh year, with three more to go. It goal is to show a prominent National Park or National Site from each of the 50 states, one from the federal district […]

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George Rogers Clark Memorial Quarter

November 20, 2017 0 Comments
George Rogers Clark Memorial Quarter

The release of the latest quarter in the America the Beautiful series is always an interesting moment. This popular series is an obvious place for a collector to begin a full collection, and since the series is on-going, something new comes along regularly. The latest issue is the fifth and last for 2017, and the […]

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Veterans Day in Coins

November 15, 2017 0 Comments
Veterans Day in Coins

As Veterans Day, November 11, passes again this year, and we pause to remember those who fought, and those who sacrificed their lives for their country, it seems a good moment to consider coins that honor the military. This is especially true because next year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War […]

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Who Designs the Coins for the US Mint?

November 6, 2017 0 Comments
Who Designs the Coins for the US Mint?

You may never have heard of Donald Everhart II, but you have probably seen his work. He was a sculptor/engraver at the US Mint, until his retirement at the end of July 2017. His was the last of a series of retirements from this elite group of just five full-time staff, and the last to […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin

October 30, 2017 0 Comments
Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin

Few families are untouched by breast cancer. Everyone wants to see the rate continue to fall, and more women be saved, and go on to enjoy their lives. Now coin collectors can collect a unique coin, and at the same time help a truly vital cause. For 20 years now, since 1998, the US Mint […]

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