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Swedish Plate Money
While Sweden is not renowned for any major concentrations of precious metals, it was renowned for its early 17th century holdings of copper of which it had plenty. As we are all aware copper has less intrinsic value per ounce than gold, silver, or platinum. A copper coin that is intended to store a
Taking Care of Collectible Coins
There are collectors that specifically find classic editions of coins that existed during the period from 1892 to 1954. These coins have marked events or may signify the work of royalty during that period. There are those collectors that prefer the modern series that are very distinct as well.
Terms And Conditions Of Your Auctions
One very important aspect of writing a great auction description is listing your terms and conditions of selling of your online auction. Don’t criticize or belittle your prospective customers and bidders! You would be surprised how many sellers write descriptions that contain dire warnings about not
The 1913-D Barber Half Dollar
If you are looking for a sleeper then you may like the 1913-D Barber half dollar. Virtually everything concerned with it screams that it has been overlooked.
The 1916/16 Buffalo Nickel
The 1916/16 Buffalo Nickel could be considered to be the king of Buffalo nickels. It does not matter if it is the errors or regular dates or the 1916/16 doubled die, it still ranks as one of the toughest dates of the Buffalo nickel series to acquire.
The 1964-D Silver Peace Dollar
The 1964-D Peace silver dollar remains an enigma. The 1964-D Peace dollar is supposed to be the only U.S. coin of the 20th Century to have been struck, then melted in its entirely.
The All-Seeing Eye Of Providence
There is one “Eye” that most coin and paper money collectors are quite familiar with. That “Eye” is the “All-Seeing-Eye.” This symbol, featured on the reverse side of a $1 Federal Reserve note, has been a source of controversy and discussion ever since it found a home there in 1935 on the $1 silver
The Assay Commission
Many years ago we had an Assay Commission. The Commission’s only purpose was to examine coinage annually and attest to the fineness of the bullion coins.
The Basics of Coin Collecting
Coin collecting is said to be the “Hobby of the Kings.” Coin collecting is different from money hoarding. Collecting coins as an art form can be traced back to the 14th century. Today, people all over the world are collecting coins. Some collect it for their value, some just like the sheer fun that
The Beauty Of The Walking Liberty Half Dollar
The Walking Liberty half dollar has won many praises and criticisms in its time. Adolph Weinman’s Walking Liberty design was more than an attempt to beautify the half dollar. It represented a concerted effort to revitalize the denomination and to get half dollars back into circulation in again.
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