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1822 Half Eagle a Numismatic Treasure

With just three examples known and only one of them available for private ownership, the 1822 half eagle has to rank as one of the greatest treasures any collector of coins of the United States can hope to own, and … Continue reading

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Smithsonian acquires BCA coin trio

On March 19, three coins from the Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Program were added to the Smithsonian’s National Philanthropy Collection, including the first ever pink-hued gold coin. In addition to the $5 gold coin by the U.S. Mint, the … Continue reading

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