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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.

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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

Who is on the $2 Bill?

Who is on the $2 bill? The $2 note has been offered in numerous variations with several design changes throughout the years, but the first

What is a Piedfort Coin? 

Do you know what a piedfort coin is? If you speak French, the name heavy feet is a misnomer.

What is Fiat Currency? 

This Answer explains what fiat currency is, as well as risks to using fiat currency and alternatives to fiat currency.

How Much Silver is in a 1964 Quarter? 

Do you know how much silver is in a 1964 quarter? This Answer explains how to find the silver weight and melt value of your

What is the Ukrainian Archangel? 

Are you familiar with the Ukrainian Archangel Michael? This Answer covers Ukrainian bullion and provides mintages for each year since their initial release.

How Much is My Gold Quarter Worth?

Do you collect quarters? This Answer explains the differences between two vastly different gold quarter dollars and why you might want to avoid one of

What Coins Did the Charlotte Mint Produce? 

This Answer covers the background of the U.S. Mint branch in Charlotte, the coins it produced, and where the building was relocated after World War

How Many Pennies are in One Pound? 

Do you know how many pennies are in one pound of pennies? This answer covers the changing weight of the U.S. Mint’s smallest denomination of

What Year did the U.S. Mint Stop Making Copper Pennies? 

The U.S. penny has changed its composition seven times in the last 200 years. This Answer describes some of those changes, as well as how

What is Legal Tender? 

Do you know what distinguishes money from legal tender? This Answer describes legal tender and explains what separates it from money and other mediums

What is a Prestige Proof Mint Set? 

Prestige Proof Sets consist of proof coins produced by the United States Mint. These sets include a range of coins from the cent to the
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
Who is on the $2 bill? The $2 note has been offered in numerous variations with several design changes throughout the years, but the first
Do you know what a piedfort coin is? If you speak French, the name heavy feet is a misnomer.
This Answer explains what fiat currency is, as well as risks to using fiat currency and alternatives to fiat currency.
Do you know how much silver is in a 1964 quarter? This Answer explains how to find the silver weight and melt value of your
Are you familiar with the Ukrainian Archangel Michael? This Answer covers Ukrainian bullion and provides mintages for each year since their initial release.
Do you collect quarters? This Answer explains the differences between two vastly different gold quarter dollars and why you might want to avoid one of
This Answer covers the background of the U.S. Mint branch in Charlotte, the coins it produced, and where the building was relocated after World War
Do you know how many pennies are in one pound of pennies? This answer covers the changing weight of the U.S. Mint’s smallest denomination of
The U.S. penny has changed its composition seven times in the last 200 years. This Answer describes some of those changes, as well as how
Do you know what distinguishes money from legal tender? This Answer describes legal tender and explains what separates it from money and other mediums
Prestige Proof Sets consist of proof coins produced by the United States Mint. These sets include a range of coins from the cent to the

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