The Silver American Eagle Bullion Coin is the most popular collected series of coins from the US Mint. Now it’s history by John Mercanti has been released in a book named “A Guide to the US Bullion Coin Program” and is published by Whitman. I first saw it at a local coin Show in Michigan and it [...]
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The Buffalo – Indian Head Nickel minted from 1913 through 1938 is one of the more popular designs from the U.S. mint and is a favorite among coin collectors. The designer, James Earle Fraser, put much thought into this! Follow the links to get the perspective by author John Sheldon or comments by the Gold Mountain Trading Company. [...]
As Sgt. Phil Esterhaus of “Hill Street Blues” would say, “Let’s be careful out there.” It happens way too often. You attend that weekly a coin show and have purchased some new items or you are a dealer and pack up your car after the show and head for home. It’s only a short drive, it’s been a [...]
David Levenstein of LakeshoreTrading gives his viewpoint and shares some of the more common scams in the gold market at the moment and how best to avoid them. His message is very simple: “If a deal looks too good to believe, it probably is worse than you can imagine, and when adding precious metals to your investment [...]
2012 Titanic Commemorative Coins from World Mints The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Titanic. Various mints around the world have marked the occasion with the issuance of commemorative coins. World Mint News has provided an overview of various 2012 Titanic Commemorative Coins. You can also vote for your [...]
The “Change in your Pocket” could be worth a lot!!! Every day you usually end up with a little. Let the coin experts Ken Potter and Dr. Brian Allen, explain and separate the good from the bad. This terrific little book “Strike It Rich” has detailed photographs and teaches you what to look for. It would [...]
You may speak with these people every weekend – But what goes on all week? John Brush of David Lawrence Rare Coins answers the question: “What do coin dealers do all day?”. He offers a very interesting and humorous perspective that is not too uncommon.