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1924 Peace priced like a common issue

At least in top grade, the 1924 Peace silver dollar is a bit of a surprise and a definite departure from the general trend. Continue reading

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Is 1868 Indian cent better than its stats?

Sometimes there is no reason to say a coin will do better other than on the basis of a gut feeling. Continue reading

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Cent’s legendary status gives it popularity

It is simply a legendary coin. The 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent is not rare. Continue reading

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Demand always high for 1853 half dollar

If there ever was a classic type coin, the 1853 Seated Liberty half dollar is that coin. Continue reading

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Heavy use leads to high prices years later

It might not have the lowest mintage, but increasingly the 1917-D Mercury time is becoming recognized as a better date in the series. Continue reading

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Price of 1854-O $3 leaps up grading scale

In circulated grades the price guides would suggest the 1854-O $3 gold piece is common at least by the standards of the $3 gold coins, which are never common. Continue reading

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1982-P half looks like it can win the race

Sometimes you just get a hunch about a coin. Continue reading

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Seated dollar surprises 100 years later

One of the most interesting stories in numismatics has to be the appearance of a reported few thousand 1860-O Seated Liberty dollars paid out by the Treasury at face value during the major silver dollar release in the 1962-1964 period. Continue reading

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Strangely low prices for 1972-S dollars

Sometimes it is hard to know precisely what people are thinking when it comes to prices. Continue reading

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Only one three-cent from New Orleans

The 1851-O silver three-cent piece has to rank as one of the most interesting dates of a very interesting denomination. Continue reading

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