Tuesday, July 16, 2024
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House Rethinks the Presidential $1 Coin

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It’s been a week since the House passed an amendment, 295-127, to change the design of the $1 Presidential Coin. There is nothing new...

What is a Coin Die? Are They Worth Anything?

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A coin die is an extremely hardened, metal stamping tool that’s able to withstand the high pressures that are needed to strike coin planchets....

The Million Dollar Wonder Coins

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On May 3, 2007, the Royal Canadian Mint pushed out a press release introducing the world's first 100-kg (220lbs), .99999 pure gold coin with a...

World Coin News announces COTY Award

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This week World Coin News announced that the 2005 United States Marine Corps 230th Anniversary Silver Dollar won their 2007 Coin of the Year Award...

Joy from a Jar of Pennies

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Coin collectors often bring the joy of their hobby to children. My own father was a collector. During my childhood, I remember sitting at...

What are Coin Planchets? Are They Worth Anything?

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A coin planchet is a metal, rounded disk containing the blended alloys that makeup a coin. When I think of a planchet, I'm reminded of...

The Red Book – A Standard for US Coins

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I was literally dusting off an old coin book, The Official Red Book®—A Guide Book of United States Coins, when I was reminded how...

Looking Back to June Coin Releases

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The month of June flew by and may very well have been the busiest month of the year for many collector expectations of "new...
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Historic 1794 Silver Dollar Headlines $30 Million Display at ANA World’s...

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GreatCollections, the official auctioneer of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), will be displaying America's first Silver Dollar – officially the world's second most valuable...