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Does A Gold Currency Make Sense?

Gold coins have circulated for thousands of years. Using gold in coins for payment purposes has a great combination of advantages—durability, portability, standardization, relative ease of production, and others. One limitation of using gold coins for commerce, however, has been … Continue reading

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PMG Certifies the ‘Holy Grail’ of Uncut Currency

On March 5, Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) announced that they had certified a group of seven of the greatest uncut sheets of U.S. bank notes in existence. The seven sheets highlight the Monarch Collection, a collection of U.S. paper money … Continue reading

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Coin Clinic: Who designed the 1792 disme?

Can coins having belonged to Binion be identified? Many of the more select coins, especially Morgan silver dollars, that Ted Binion put aside were later authenticated and graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation®. The coins include an acknowledgment they once belonged … Continue reading

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Silver Certificates Rule Heritage Weekly Auction

Heritage Auctions brought some interesting Proofs and Silver Certificates to their Oct. 29, 2019, U.S. weekly auction. Their World Currency auction, also on Oct. 29, had two notes that caught my eye: a Cuba Banco Nacional 500 pesos and an … Continue reading

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