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Full Steam Ahead for Bullion Market

By Richard Giedroyc Collectors and dealers are enthusiastic about the robust market for coins. The coronavirus may have slowed things down, but dealers found ways to satisfy collector demand even during the period in which non-essential businesses were shuttered. I … Continue reading

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1999 George Washington $5: An Overlooked Commemorative

It might well be suggested that the 1999 $5 gold coin marking the 200th anniversary of the death of George Washington has basically slipped under the radar, receiving very little attention. Of course, when you consider George Washington and his … Continue reading

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Opportunity in Morgan, Peace Dollars

By Richard Giedroyc All sectors of the coin market continue to thrive. Bullion and bullion-impacted coins continue to trade in a tight price range that mirrors the spot price of silver and gold. Overall, the spot price for bullion silver … Continue reading

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Coin Clinic: Mint Didn’t Learn High Relief Lesson

By Richard Giedroyc Since the U.S. Mint had so much trouble striking Ultra High Relief double eagles in 1907, why did they once again attempt to strike very high relief coins in 1921, these being the Peace dollars? Since when … Continue reading

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Heritage calls $9 million auction

Nearly $9 million was realized at the Chicago International Coin Fair’s world and ancient coin Signature Sale conduction by Heritage Auctions, Inc., of Dallas, Texas. Continue reading

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Honor Reagan with $4 gold piece

For a variety of reasons, it’s time to change the way that gold commemorative coins are made, time to make them affordable to a new generation of collectors, time to give them attractive themes, and time to be daring and think outside the box to eliminate the problem of fewer and fewer coins being sold. Continue reading

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RCM debuts $100,000 gold

It may not be the world’s biggest or heaviest, but it is still impressive. The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a tribute to artist Bill Reid in the form of an ultra high relief, 10-kilogram gold coin that features his sculpture, “ The Spirit of Haida Gwaii.” Continue reading

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Biggest gold now Australian

On Oct. 26 Australia’s Perth Mint unveiled the world’s largest ever gold coin: a legal-tender $1 million face value 1,000 kilo (1 metric ton) mega-monster. Continue reading

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Great return on investment

It’s every collector’s dream. A coin purchased 50 years ago for little more than $200 is expected to bring at least $25,000 at auction this month. GreatCollections will auction a newly discovered Mint State 1842-O Eagle, which ranks among the finest known. Continue reading

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