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This Answer covers Constitutional silver, legislative acts that have defined the composition of our coins, and provides a list of 40% and 90% silver coins from the U.S. Mint.
This Answer provides a brief biography of Dora de Pédery-Hunt and describes the path that led her to design the third effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used in Canadian coinage.

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What is Constitutional Silver? 

This Answer covers Constitutional silver, legislative acts that have defined the composition of our coins, and provides a list of 40% and 90% silver coins

Who was Dora de Pédery-Hunt? 

This Answer provides a brief biography of Dora de Pédery-Hunt and describes the path that led her to design the third effigy of Queen Elizabeth

What is a Coin Note? 

This Answer covers Coin Notes and provides historical context for their issuance, and explains some of the legislation that authorized them.

What was Executive Order 6102? 

This Answer covers Executive Order 6102, which required individuals and companies in the United States to surrender their gold.

Who was James Earle Fraser? 

This Answer covers the life and career of James Earle Fraser and describes part of the journey that led him to produce one of the

What is a Star Note? 

This Answer covers star notes and provides a brief explanation for their issuance and covers some of the factors that impact the value of a

What is the Gold Spread? 

This Answer provides a brief overview of the gold spread and explains some of the elements that may impact the spread of gold.

What is a Web Note? 

This Answer covers web notes, what makes them different from traditional Federal Reserve Notes, and whether they are valuable for collectors.

What is Poor Man’s Silver? 

This Answer covers poor man’s silver, explains what it was composed of, and describes two of the poor man’s silver coins that circulated in the

What was the Beau Street Hoard? 

This Answer gives a brief history around the Beau Street Hoard and describes the coins found on spa district of Bath in 2007.

What is the Erie Canal Medal?  

This Answer describes the Erie Canal Completion Medallion and provides context for one of the most significant engineering feats of the 19th century.

What is Sound Money?

This Answer describes sound money and offers several examples of assets that are considered sound investments, as well as one in a gray area.

What are North African Notes? 

This Answer covers North African Notes issued in World War II, their Friedberg numbers, and how they are different from the Hawaii Notes issued several

Who was Robert Scot? 

This Answer covers the life and career of Robert Scot, the First Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint. He designed one of United States most

How Much Does It Cost to Produce Current Circulating U.S. Coins? 

This Answer breaks down by cost per unit, seigniorage per dollar, and total seigniorage for the 2023 fiscal year.

What is a Mule Note? 

This Answer covers mule notes and explains what they are, how they are produced, and how to identify a mule note in your currency collection.

What is a Mule Coin? 

This Answer explains what mule error coins are, how they were created, and how much some have sold for at auction.

Why does Gold Perform so Well in Recessions? 

This Answer provides a brief explanation for some of the factors that cause gold to perform well in recessions.

What are Disney Dollars? 

This Answer explains what Disney Dollars are and provides a full list of obverse and reverse designs on Disney Dollars by year.

How do I Find the Value of a Wrong Planchet Coin? 

This Answer covers the wrong planchet error, explaining how to identify and find the value of a wrong planchet error coin.

What is a Death Cross? 

This Answer covers what death crosses are, how to identify them, and what they might mean to you.
This Answer covers Constitutional silver, legislative acts that have defined the composition of our coins, and provides a list of 40% and 90% silver coins
This Answer provides a brief biography of Dora de Pédery-Hunt and describes the path that led her to design the third effigy of Queen Elizabeth
This Answer covers Coin Notes and provides historical context for their issuance, and explains some of the legislation that authorized them.
This Answer covers Executive Order 6102, which required individuals and companies in the United States to surrender their gold.
This Answer covers the life and career of James Earle Fraser and describes part of the journey that led him to produce one of the
This Answer covers star notes and provides a brief explanation for their issuance and covers some of the factors that impact the value of a
This Answer provides a brief overview of the gold spread and explains some of the elements that may impact the spread of gold.
This Answer covers web notes, what makes them different from traditional Federal Reserve Notes, and whether they are valuable for collectors.
This Answer covers poor man’s silver, explains what it was composed of, and describes two of the poor man’s silver coins that circulated in the
This Answer gives a brief history around the Beau Street Hoard and describes the coins found on spa district of Bath in 2007.
This Answer describes the Erie Canal Completion Medallion and provides context for one of the most significant engineering feats of the 19th century.
This Answer describes sound money and offers several examples of assets that are considered sound investments, as well as one in a gray area.
This Answer covers North African Notes issued in World War II, their Friedberg numbers, and how they are different from the Hawaii Notes issued several
This Answer covers the life and career of Robert Scot, the First Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint. He designed one of United States most
This Answer breaks down by cost per unit, seigniorage per dollar, and total seigniorage for the 2023 fiscal year.
This Answer covers mule notes and explains what they are, how they are produced, and how to identify a mule note in your currency collection.
This Answer explains what mule error coins are, how they were created, and how much some have sold for at auction.
This Answer provides a brief explanation for some of the factors that cause gold to perform well in recessions.
This Answer explains what Disney Dollars are and provides a full list of obverse and reverse designs on Disney Dollars by year.
This Answer covers the wrong planchet error, explaining how to identify and find the value of a wrong planchet error coin.
This Answer covers what death crosses are, how to identify them, and what they might mean to you.

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