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History Of Gold and Silver Coins
People in the older times did not use any form of currency to purchase the things they needed. They just traded their goods at the market place and exchanged things they had for things they wanted or needed. As time passed, people began to learn the value of currency. They started to use money as an
Have coins? Will collect!
Old coins that is. Try looking under that old dresser, or up the attic where grandma or grandpa’s things may be stashed away patiently waiting for you to discover them.
Have coins? Will collect!
Old coins that is. Try looking under that old dresser, or up the attic where grandma or grandpa’s things may be stashed away patiently waiting for you to discover them. Who knows, you might find a coin there, an old coin that – at today’s rate - may be worth a few dollars; probably three or four o
Hardship Tokens Merged Politics With Business
The study of tokens is one of the most interesting areas of coin collecting, because tokens often served in place of coins.
Hard Times Tokens As Advertising
The New York Observer was reporting various kinds of tokens were in daily circulation throughout New York City. According to the newspaper the tokens were being sold for around 62 cents per hundred tokens, which was a good profit when substituted for a cent.
Half Dollars Fail To Circulate
Perhaps you have been wondering where all of the half dollars have went to. With the U.S. Mints churning out millions very few of them ever seem to show up in your area. Apparently most of them seem to wind up in casinos in Las Vegas. This seems to have happened with the Eisenhower dollars and befor
Guide for Rare Coin Collectors
Coin collecting is one hobby that is both fun and challenging. To help those who are looking for those rare coins, here is a list of hard to find ones that are worth moving “heaven and earth” for.
Careful consideration must be given to the condition of a coin before arriving at its value, as even a minor difference in grading can mean a substantial difference in price. There are several factors to keep in mind when considering varying grades of preservation.
Gold Continues To Move Up
If you haven’t noticed what gold’s been up to, you may be surprised. Gold prices have been over $1,750 an ounce, while silver has been hovering around $35 an ounce. This is a far cry from the $1,500 for gold and $28 that silver started the year out at.
Gold Coin Collecting
Coin collecting is something that dates back to the when coins were first issued for trade. It was only in the Middle Ages that people turned this into a hobby because of the art work and the historical value.
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