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1919-D dime races 1916-D in top value

It used to be that all you needed to know about the Mercury dime was the price of the 1916-D. Continue reading

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Grading totals don’t back up hoard story

It is not as valuable as many had hoped it would be, but the 1931-S Lincoln cent remains a very interesting coin Continue reading

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1921 a year of rarities for Walker series

In some respects it’s a key date and it others it is just a semi-key, but when you are talking about the best Walking Liberty half dollar you have to at least consider the 1921. Continue reading

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Scarcity of 1869 cent might surprise you

There are a number of very good Indian Head cents that seem to get little attention. The 1869 certainly qualifies as one of these. Continue reading

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Did hoard hold down value of 1821 cent?

When it comes to large cents, there are oftentimes as many questions as there are answers. Continue reading

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1892-CC Morgans went to vaults upon issue

The 1892-CC Morgan dollar is a very interesting coin from a very interesting year. After all, 1892 saw the introduction of the new Barber dimes, quarters and half dollars. Continue reading

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Time for 1815 quarter to awake?

A sleeper is a coin that is perceived as undervalued by some collectors. It is not a case where it is being ignored deliberately, but a simple fact that it might not be appreciated for being the scarce and interesting coin that it is. Continue reading

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Will 1955-D ever reach potential?

Sometimes you get a feeling that a coin should be much better than its current price would suggest. Continue reading

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Gold rarity a product of Philadelphia

There are any number of really tough gold coins. In some cases they command extremely high prices while in others the prices may be high but certainly reasonable when you realize what you are getting. Continue reading

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Lowest 2-cent mintage intriguing

If you asked enough people you might find someone who would know what the lowest mintage business strike 2-cent piece was. Continue reading

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