Tag Archives: Saint-Gaudens

The Masterpiece Syndrome

Writer’s Name Withheld I am a recent coin collector whose preference when it comes to coins are modern and ultra-modern coins. When I share this with most seasoned collectors and coin dealers, there is a tinge of unintentional condescension. I … Continue reading

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1927-D Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

The 1927-D Saint-Gaudens double eagle may just be one of the most interesting great rarities of the United States. What makes it all the more interesting is that we cannot really be sure just what the future holds for it. … Continue reading

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What Rare Coins Will Be Popular In 100 Years?

Long-time collectors know that they will get the best results when they sell by acquiring coins and paper money that other collectors would desire.  What that means is that attractive coins and currency have an edge over ones that are … Continue reading

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Boy Scout medal features swastika

What can you tell me about a medal on which a Boy Scout appears mounted on a horse on one side, with a reverse swastika on the other side? These medals were issued between 1910 and 1914 by the Excelsior … Continue reading

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