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Making Money in Coin Collecting

  I’m going to tell you a wealth building secret that is hiding in plain sight, yet 95% of people don’t follow this one simple rule. “Making extraordinary returns in any investment comes down to knowing the investment (and the market) better than everyone else.” So I’ve got a question for you: where do you […]

The View Up Close

  We coin collectors are a meticulous bunch. We study the same coin for hours on end, from many different vantage points: first from far away to see it as it was designed to be seen – about 18 to 24 inches from our face. Grasping it by the edge and then looking at it, […]

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2000-P Sacagawea Dollar, Goodacre Presentation Coins

What do you do if you’re a non-US Mint employee who is paid $5000 after winning a contest to design the obverse of the 2000-P Sacagawea dollar? You ask for your payment in coins – specifically 2000-P Sacagawea dollars… This is exactly what designer Glenna Goodacre did when she designed the obverse of this now […]

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American Buffalo Dollar – Commemorative

The American Buffalo coin has graced the cabinets of many collectors over the years. First as the beloved nickel, one of the most collected coins of all time. It was also used since 2006 as the .9999 fine $50 gold buffalo coin. It’s first foray into precious metal however, came in 2001 as the 2001-P American […]

US Mint Surprises – 2000-D Sacagawea Dollar – Millennium Variety

The US Mint gave us a little surprise in 2000. They released their United States Millennium Coinage and Currency Set, and with it several variations of the US Dollar: One $1 American Silver Eagle, One $1 paper dollar and One $1 Sacagawea dollar. The set did not sell well in the pre-release, so the Mint […]

How to Get Hundreds of Free Rare Coins in Your Lifetime

One of the greatest things about coin collecting is the possibility of finding an undiscovered gem in pocket change, grandma’s coin jar or even at a local coin show.  We all want to find “the one.” The one that others missed, the one that looks normal to the naked eye, but upon closer inspection yields […]

1836 Gobrecht Dollar

The “Ever Changing” Gobrecht Silver Dollar Christian Gobrecht designed one of the most beautiful silver dollars ever put into circulation. The “Gobrecht Dollar” as it become known, was struck between 1836 and 1839. Most interesting, is that even though there were 600 Gobrecht Dollars put into circulation in 1837, there were no 1837 Gobrecht Dollars struck. […]

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