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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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Coronavirus Fears Boost Spot Price of Gold

The soaring price of gold coupled with an increasing number of significantly rare and expensive coins appearing in recent auctions bode well for the near-future business of coins. While a strong stock market offers discretionary money, with which to encourage … Continue reading

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Indians, Quarter Eagles, and Peace Dollars

What are the U.S. gold coins for which I should be most watchful regarding their possibility of being counterfeit? Any $1 gold, Indian $2.50 quarter eagles and $5 half eagle coins, and all $3 gold coins are of the greatest … Continue reading

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Is it Illegal for Toll Booths to Reject US Currency?

I have dozens of rolls of lightly circulated 1960-D Small Date Lincoln cents, 1968-S to 1974-S Lincoln cents, Jefferson nickels with various die breaks around the rim, etc.  Is there any collector value to these? As with any other item … Continue reading

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1929-S half dollar worth watching

Some coins are a mixture of factors that can make them a problem to find, or in other cases, more available than might be expected. The 1929-S Walking Liberty half dollar is one of those coins that was issued at a time of swirling events in the country and in collecting. Continue reading

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Money flows into Morgan silver dollars

The past month the coin market has been dominated by precious metals, especially silver with a near parabolic rise to just under $50 followed by a 30 percent correction. Much of this was speculation as the silver to gold ratio went from 40 to 1 down to 30 to 1. I suspect before this bull goes to slaughter we will again see this type of action. Continue reading

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