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The Seated Liberty Dollar
Morgan and Peace dollar collectors who are looking for a new challenge may want to take a look at one of the older silver dollar series. One silver dollar they could look at is the Seated Liberty dollar which was minted from 1840-1873.

What Makes A Coin Collection Valuable?
So what does make a coin collection valuable? How does the idea of valuable impact the way people start coin collections? In order to begin to answer these questions, we need to define what “valuable” means and how it applies to coin collectors.

The Demise Of The Anthony Dollar
No matter what the government has done to date, the public has resisted the introduction of a dollar coin to replace the one dollar bill. The Susan B. Anthony dollar was one of the first dollar coin flops.

The Mysterious 1934 Peace Dollar
The 1934 silver Peace dollar is a bit of a mystery coin. This stems from a number of reasons. Unfortunately the available information on this coin is sketchy at best. No one in 1934 expected another Peace dollar mintage.

How To Store Your Coins
Numismatics or coin collecting started to catch on in the United States in the mid-1800s. In the beginning there probably weren’t more than a dozen or so serious collectors of coins in what was the U.S. at the time.

America’s Forgotten Dollar

Fake Bullion Bars Latest Scam
With the sky rocketing prices of precious metals today, coin dealers have to be especially careful of scams.

How Many Coin Denominations Are Enough?
How many coin denominations does this country need to support the public’s buying needs? The current coin denominations are the penny, nickel, quarter, half-dollar and the dollar. Much discussion has been had over the last year or so to eliminate the penny.

Mysterious Nevada Hoard Auction
The recent story of a mysterious Nevada recluse’s gold stash has reached a new chapter. On February 26, 2013 a portion of the hoard brought in over $3.5 million at auction. It was the allure of the mystery that attracted some bidders to the auction held in Carson City, Nev.

Are Coin Shows A Big Disappointment?
There have been many letters to the editors in various coin publications regarding the pros and cons of coin shows. Many writers complain about coin dealer packing up early at the end of the show especially if the coin show is scheduled for both Saturday and Sunday. Most letters have been from eithe

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