Donn Pearlman Public Relations

The first informational meeting of the recently created Gold & Silver Political Action Committee (GSPAC) occurred in Long Beach, California on September 22, 2010.  The creation of the PAC was prompted by enactment of new Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 reporting requirements and other proposed legislation that could create tremendous burdens on dealers as well […]


An on-going series of investigative stories urging consumers to be cautious when selling gold coins and jewelry to some traveling gold buyers now have won five national journalism awards. During the "seller beware" investigation conducted in five Southeastern states, one of the so-called "hotel gold buyers" offered only $60 for a rare U.S. gold coin […]


The Neil/Carter/Contursi specimen 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar has been sold for $7,850,000, setting a new record as the world’s most valuable rare coin.

1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar
The Neil/Carter/Contursi specimen 1794 Flowing Hair dollar, graded PCGS SP66, has been sold by Steven L. Contursi, President of Rare Coin Wholesalers, to the Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation for a world’s record $7,850,000. (Photos credit: Rare Coin Wholesalers.) Click to Enlarge.

Graded PCGS Specimen-66, it is the finest known 1794 dollar and believed by several prominent experts to be the first silver dollar ever struck by the United States Mint.

It was sold by Steven L. Contursi, President of Rare Coin Wholesalers of Irvine, California, to the nonprofit Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation (CCEF) in Sunnyvale, California.

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(Wilmington, Delaware) — Business already is good for a Wilmington, Delaware bullion and rare coin depository that opened three years ago, but it’s expected to be even better in the weeks ahead now that a major New York City bank depository has told many of its customers to remove their valuables.   "As soon as the news broke that HSBC […]


New Quarter-Dollars Brought Uncle Sam Billions – 25 Cents at a Time The Hawaii state commemorative quarter-dollars that go into circulation starting November 10 may provide the public with yet another opportunity to find a mini fortune in their pocket change.  They also end a resoundingly successful ten-year program that helped reduce the federal budget […]

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