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Why do so Many World Mints Have a Royal Prefix? 

This Answer provides historical context and explanation for the royal prefix found on many mints today. 

Why are Grains Used as a Weight in Precious Metals? 

This Answer provides a brief history of the grain unit of weight and explains why it is necessary to use this ancient unit in today’s

Is My Liberian $10 JFK Coin Valuable?  

Do you know how many Liberian coins honor President JFK and the Kennedy family or how much these coins are worth? This Answer covers Liberian

Who is on the Dime? 

This Answer covers the portrait on the dime that has been issued continuously since 1946 and provides a theory about the model used for the

Who is on the 100 Dollar Bill? 

This Answer provides a comprehensive list of portraits used on the $100 bill from 1861 to the present day.

What is a Treasury Note? 

This Answer explains the background and context for issuing Treasury Notes and the ramifications of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act.

Who was James B. Longacre? 

This Answer provides a brief history of James B. Longacre’s career at the U.S. Mint, as well as some of the iconic coins he designed.

What is the Difference Between a Coin and a Medal? 

Do you know what distinguishes a medal from a coin? This APMEX Answer covers the differences between medals and coins and explains medallic orientation.

What Coins did the New Orleans Mint Produce? 

This Answer covers the coins produced by the New Orleans Mint, including those issued under the Confederacy.

Is My Counterstamped Stone Mountain Half Dollar Valuable? 

To raise funds for the Stone Mountain Memorial, a half dollar was issued in 1925. Many were counterstamped and those with counterstamps may be valuable today.

How Much Platinum is in the World? 

Do you know how much platinum has been mined in the world or what country produces the most platinum? This Answer covers platinum, its uses,

What is a Pine Tree Shilling? 

This Answer covers what is ostensibly the very first American coin, the Pine Tree Shilling, and its buying power in the 17th century.

Who was Victor David Brenner? 

Have you ever heard of the V.D.B. Lincoln penny? This Answer provides a brief history of his life and explains his role in the creation

What Does Very Good Mean in Coin Grading? 

This Answer explains the adjectival grading term, Very Good, and covers how the two major coin grading organizations assess the Very Good grade.

Who was Augustus Saint-Gaudens? 

This Answer covers Augustus Saint-Gaudens, an iconic sculptor and coin designer who impacted the face of U.S. coins in several ways.

What does New Die Restrike Mean on a Coin? 

This Answer covers new die restrikes, why they are issued, and whether they are valuable coins.

Where Did the Dollar Sign Come From? 

Do you know what the origin of the dollar sign is? This Answer covers some of the theories about where the dollar sign originated.

How Much Silver is in the World? 

Do you know how much silver is in the ocean? This Answer covers how much silver has been produced, how much is thought to remain

How Do I Find the Value of My 1914 Barber Dime? 

This Answer provides a new way to find the value of U.S. coins with the APMEX Coin Value Guide.

How Much Gold is in Fort Knox? 

This Answer covers how much gold is in the vault at Fort Knox, who can visit the Fort, and the Fort’s origins.

How Much Gold is in the World? 

If you stacked all the mined gold in human history in a single block, how large would it be? This Answer covers how much gold
This Answer provides historical context and explanation for the royal prefix found on many mints today. 
This Answer provides a brief history of the grain unit of weight and explains why it is necessary to use this ancient unit in today’s
Do you know how many Liberian coins honor President JFK and the Kennedy family or how much these coins are worth? This Answer covers Liberian
This Answer covers the portrait on the dime that has been issued continuously since 1946 and provides a theory about the model used for the
This Answer provides a comprehensive list of portraits used on the $100 bill from 1861 to the present day.
This Answer explains the background and context for issuing Treasury Notes and the ramifications of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act.
This Answer provides a brief history of James B. Longacre’s career at the U.S. Mint, as well as some of the iconic coins he designed.
Do you know what distinguishes a medal from a coin? This APMEX Answer covers the differences between medals and coins and explains medallic orientation.
This Answer covers the coins produced by the New Orleans Mint, including those issued under the Confederacy.
To raise funds for the Stone Mountain Memorial, a half dollar was issued in 1925. Many were counterstamped and those with counterstamps may be valuable today.
Do you know how much platinum has been mined in the world or what country produces the most platinum? This Answer covers platinum, its uses,
This Answer covers what is ostensibly the very first American coin, the Pine Tree Shilling, and its buying power in the 17th century.
Have you ever heard of the V.D.B. Lincoln penny? This Answer provides a brief history of his life and explains his role in the creation
This Answer explains the adjectival grading term, Very Good, and covers how the two major coin grading organizations assess the Very Good grade.
This Answer covers Augustus Saint-Gaudens, an iconic sculptor and coin designer who impacted the face of U.S. coins in several ways.
This Answer covers new die restrikes, why they are issued, and whether they are valuable coins.
Do you know what the origin of the dollar sign is? This Answer covers some of the theories about where the dollar sign originated.
Do you know how much silver is in the ocean? This Answer covers how much silver has been produced, how much is thought to remain
This Answer provides a new way to find the value of U.S. coins with the APMEX Coin Value Guide.
This Answer covers how much gold is in the vault at Fort Knox, who can visit the Fort, and the Fort’s origins.
If you stacked all the mined gold in human history in a single block, how large would it be? This Answer covers how much gold

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