New American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin Turning Heads, Changing Hearts?

New American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin Turning Heads, Changing Hearts?
Who would've thought a 1-ounce gold coin could cause as much chatter in the numismatic world as the American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin has created over the past several months? The .9999-fine gold coin bearing a nominal denomination of $100 has been selling for $1,690 (as of June 27, 2017) and has definitely inspired a lot of opinions fro...
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Resistivity Meters & PCGS

Resistivity Meters & PCGS
​Hi gang...I recently met up with my former parole officer. He wanted my opinion on resistivity meters for checking real Au / Ag vs fake. (You can web search yourself by typing: -resistivity meter for coins-).What I immediately suggested to him is buy numismatic coins instead of bullion. Numis coins that have been slabbed by PCGS or ...
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Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Gold Coins

Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Gold Coins
In 2015 alone, gold coins with a collective worth over 50 billion USD were sold. This number is rapidly rising. If you are a professional investor or a private citizen saving for retirement, gold coins can protect your portfolio from losses incurred due to economic downturns. While that is a tempting reason to buy gold coins, it's important to be c...
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Why Were Some $20 Double Eagles Struck Without The IN GOD WE TRUST Motto? Here’s The Fascinating Story

Why Were Some $20 Double Eagles Struck Without The IN GOD WE TRUST Motto? Here’s The Fascinating Story
The $20 Saint-Gaudens double eagle is one of the most beloved of all United States coins. First minted in 1907, these beautiful gold coins were made by the United States Mint for more than a quarter century, until President Franklin Delano Roosevelt abolished the Gold Standard during the Great Depression in 1933.Millions of U.S. gold coins were mad...
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Why Pre-1933 United States Gold Coins Ideal for Numismatists and Investors

Why Pre-1933 United States Gold Coins Ideal for Numismatists and Investors
Pre-1933 United States gold coins are popular among numismatists and bullion investors alike. These scarce collectible coins offer incredible designs from some of the nation's most notable coin designers and consist of metallic compositions containing a 90 percent gold alloy. With this combination of beautiful designs and substantial bullion conten...
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New 2016 U.S. Commemorative Coins Honor Iconic Wordsmith & Park Service

New 2016 U.S. Commemorative Coins Honor Iconic Wordsmith & Park Service
What do great American writer Mark Twain and the National Park Service have in common? They are both being honored on 2016 U.S. commemorative coins. The new commemorative coins are expected to be big hits, especially among fans of Mark Twain literature and those who enjoy the great outdoors.2016 Mark Twain Commemorative CoinsMark Twain, who wr...
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What is Causing the Increase in Gold Bullion Demand?

What is Causing the Increase in Gold Bullion Demand?
Gold bullion has long been an investment that people use to hedge against inflation. Investors pile up on the metal in the case that paper money devalues to maintain their financial position. This is a very viable and respected standpoint, but some people feel that gold can also do well in a deflationary market. BMO Capital Markets' Jessica Fung be...
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A Guide to Canadian Maple Leaf Bullion Coins

A Guide to Canadian Maple Leaf Bullion Coins
​Canadian Maple Leaf bullion coins have been popular on the international metals market since 1979, when the first Canadian gold bullion coins were released for sale. At that time, the only other major gold bullion coin on the market was the South Africa Krugerrand, though it was not widely available as many nations boycotted goods from the African...
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Summer Bullion Coin Sales On Fire at U.S. Mint In July 2015

Summer Bullion Coin Sales On Fire at U.S. Mint In July 2015

Summer is sizzling, and so are bullion coin sales at the United States Mint which, helped by stumbling bullion prices, has been busy stocking orders as sales have increased to a feverish point for July 2015. In fact, for the month, the U.S. Mint reported some of the strongest sales figures for the year across all 2015 silver and gold bullion coins. Yet, as of the end of July, there have still been no platinum bullion coins minted.

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Ronald & Nancy Reagan to be Featured on Coins in 2016

Ronald & Nancy Reagan to be Featured on Coins in 2016

The United States Mint has announced it will release coins honoring Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan in 2016 as part of the Presidential $1 coin series. Ronald Reagan, who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 through 1989, was not originally slated to make an appearance among the Presidential $1 coin series.

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New $75 U.S. Gold Coin Stirring Buzz, Creating Controversy

New $75 U.S. Gold Coin Stirring Buzz, Creating Controversy

Have you seen the new design proposals for the $75 high-relief gold coin the U.S. Mint is planning to launch soon? The design proposals are certainly creating excitement and drawing criticism.

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Larry King Talks Coins, Including the 1795 Flowing Hair Dollar & Saint Gaudens Double Eagle

Larry King Talks Coins, Including the 1795 Flowing Hair Dollar & Saint Gaudens Double Eagle

Larry King recently recorded a 25-minute interview with Ian Russell, who is the founder and president of GreatCollections Coin Auctions. The interview was taped at King’s Los Angeles studio for his television program, Larry King Now.

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