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The 1793 Liberty Cap Cent

The 1793 Liberty Cap cent, simply based on the date, is a good coin. The only thing likely keeping it from much higher prices is a greater appreciation for how tough it really is and the fact that unlike the … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Coins

I started coin collecting in 1969 with the help of my sixth-grade teacher, Mr. Thorn, in a small upstate N.Y. town. Back then, I was mostly looking through pocket change and, once in a while, bankrolls of pennies. Growing up … Continue reading

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Are Pre-1934 US Gold Coin Prices Tracking Gold Price Increases?

From the New York COMEX closes on Dec. 28, 2018, to Sept. 3, 2019, the price of gold jumped 20.2%.  How have the prices of common-date Pre-1934 U.S. Gold Coins fared over them time period? At my company, here are … Continue reading

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‘Fraternity’ closes Marianne trilogy

Since 2008, Monnaie de Paris has revisited a number of historic French numismatic themes. Two years ago, it commenced a trilogy paying tribute to Marianne, whose face first appeared on a French coin in 1871, a 5 centime (KM-821.1). In … Continue reading

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