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Shield Nickel Type Coins
Some type coins in a type set can be tough to locate. One of these type coins is the Shield nickel with rays as they were only produced in 1866 and for a short time in 1867.

Should Cash Be Abolished?
It seems to be fashionable to think that cash will soon be abolished and we will migrate to a cashless society. Really? With the news of yet another breach of the federal governments data banks in the news, do you really feel that any form of electronic payment is really that secure? Don’t bet on it

Should Collecting Outrank Investing?
This is always an ongoing debate among coin collectors. Should you be a collector or a rare coin investor? A recently auctioned Proof-63 1804 silver dollar realized a disappointing $3.5 million. This could be a classic example of why some collectors say you should be a collector rather than an inves

Should Our Currency Be Revalued?
An editorial in a major weekly coin periodical advocates the need to revalue our currency. The article points out the fact that many major countries have revalued their money over the years while we have not significantly changed ours in over 200 years.

Should You Buy Coins At Auctions?
One of the most difficult things in collecting coins is how to find coins for it. A coin collector’s main method is to purchase coins to add to his or her collection. Buying coins at an auction is another common alternative to acquiring coins.

Should You Use A Coin Grading Service?
Why should you use a coin grading service? Since coin collecting has become such a popular hobby the market for coins has changed and expanded rapidly as well. And because of numerous market changes, the prices of coins now varies widely.

Should You Use A Coin Grading Service?
Coin collecting has been a very popular hobby to many people of all ages. The marketing of coins has expanded widely and because of this wide the market prices of coins has varied immensely.

Should You Use A grading Service?
Coin collecting has been a very popular hobby to many people of all ages. The marketing of coins has expanded widely and because of this wide the market prices of coins has varied immensely.

Silver 1855 Trime
There are a number of lesser known and oftentimes scarce coins that are interesting in their own right. The 1855 three-cent piece can be considered to be one of these specimens. The silver three-cent piece was an unusual creation for an unusual time. The story begins in the California gold fields in

Silver Dollars Used To Support Silver Prices
The story of the Morgan silver dollar is related more to the silver that the coins are made from. For many years, the U.S. Mint had trouble finding enough silver to make the coins that were needed. That situation changed considerably when silver was discovered in Nevada in the late 1850s.

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