Coins As Commodities
Some experts are claiming that coin prices re acting more like commodities. Many financial networks have recently reported prices and sales for cut and polished stones are down eight percent during 2015. Uncut stone prices declined by 15 percent during the same period. Other collectible items have d
ISIS Currency Near Reality
This could be the first step for ISIS to issue its own currency or it could be a new way for the leadership of the organization to make a quick profit. One thing is for certain, ISIS has outlawed the use of the two largest denomination notes issued by Syria.
Recessed Date 1927-D Quarter
Some coins are not as tough as their mintages might suggest, and the 1927-D Standing Liberty quarter seems to such a coin. There are a number of reasons why the 1927-D is more available than would be expected. The starting point for the 1927-D is its low mintage of only 976,400.Once a mintage of the
New Issues More Popular Than Older U.S. Coins
Rarer and more desirable coins are selling for unheard of prices at public auctions, but there is less demand for lower end collector coins. It appear there is more interest in U.S. Mint made-for-collector products as they are being released than there is in the more traditional business-strike coin
U.S. Mint Ends Mail Orders
After Sept. 30, 2016, no more mail orders will be accepted by the U.S. Mint. After this date, only online orders and telephone orders will be accepted. The question is how many collectors will this really affect? There isn't a hard number answer to this question, though the number is likely to be ra
Test The Worth Of Your Collection
Most coin collectors are "mass collectors." What this means is that there is no rhyme or reason to the types of coins they collect. In plain language they collect coin haphazardly with no logic to their selection. Collecting coins this way practically assures that one will have few coins that will m
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