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Bargains for Liberty Head Nickels

By Mark Benvenuto The United States Mint has been in the nickel business since 1866, even though it was still pounding out a certain amount of silver half-dimes as late as 1873. The introduction of the Liberty Head nickel image … Continue reading

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Barber Half Dollar Bargains

By Mark Benvenuto  When it comes to United States half dollars, there are definitely fans for almost every series we can think of, bar none. The Walking Liberty half dollar, for example, continues to be a design that plenty of … Continue reading

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Bargains in Peace Dollars Series

By Mark Benvenuto Recently we took a close look at the rather hefty series that is the Morgan silver dollars, because these big coins always seem to be in the limelight when it comes to the sale of high-end pieces, … Continue reading

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Excellent Deals on Mercury Dimes

By Mark Benvenuto One of the classic series of United States silver coins that has been a solid collector favorite for decades is the Mercury dimes. Also called the Winged Liberty dimes, these little silver pieces were churned out of … Continue reading

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Proof Franklin Half Dollars Make Surprising Bargains

By Mark Benvenuto Franklin half dollars are a fun series to collect, even though they sometimes get pushed into the background when the best of the best among the Walking Liberty halves take the stage, and some high-end example crosses … Continue reading

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Modern $5 Gold – Even on a Budget

By Mark Benvenuto The United States Congress brought a commemorative coin program back to life in 1982 in a quiet, almost simple sort of way. They authorized a single half-dollar coin honoring the 250th anniversary of the birth year of … Continue reading

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Collecting Budget Morgan Dollars

By Mark Benvenuto Morgan dollars have without a doubt enjoyed widespread popularity among collectors for as long as anyone can remember, for a variety of reasons. They are big, silver coins. Many of them exist in high, Mint State grades. … Continue reading

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