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Coin Collecting

Collecting coins is one of the world’s oldest hobbies and experiences that continues in popularity today. Learn more about the best ways to start, organize or sell your collections today.

What is Coin Provenance?

What is Coin Provenance?

What is coin provenance? Read this article to find out why coin provenance is becoming more popular in the world…
Silver Quarters – Key Dates and Varieties

Silver Quarters – Key Dates and Varieties

Explore rare and valuable Silver Quarters Key Dates, uncovering the historical significance and limited mintages that make these coins a…
Eisenhower Dollars - Key Dates and Rarities

Eisenhower Dollars - Key Dates and Rarities

Read our collector's guide to the key dates of the Eisenhower Dollars series. Enhance your collection and numismatic knowledge with…

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Ancient Roman coin celebrating the secular games.

Let the Games Begin!

Nothing is more Roman than the Colosseum. Of course coins were minted to celebrate it!
Gold Persian Daric coin.

King Darius of the Persian Empire

The Persian Empire was one of the largest empires in human history. So why is it so hard to find their coins?
Coin Type - Ultra High Relief U.S. coin

Ultra High Relief and American Liberty High Relief Gold Coins – 2009 to Present

Since 2009 the US Mint has produced several high relief coins with unique designs. See them here.
U.S. Mint Set and holder.

U.S Mint Sets – to Present

Prior to 1942, the U.S. Mint would sell examples of current Uncirculated coins to collectors who requested them. Between 1942 to 1946, two of each
Coin Type - 2022 America The Beautiful silver bullion coin.

America the Beautiful Bullion Coins – 2010-2021

Congress passed the “America’s Beautiful National Parks Act of 2008, which included circulating quarters highlighting our “sites of natural or historical significance”.
Two $5 Bills of different grades

Grading for Paper Money Explained | Currency 101

Have you ever wondered how currency is graded and what the grades for currency are? In this article, we'll break down the PCGS and NGC

What Are Error Coins?

Error coins are appealing to certain collectors and they come in a wide variety of errors. Learn more about the basic errors that these collectors
Ancient Roman coins.

The Mega Guide to Buy and Collect Ancient Roman Coins

Roman coins make both great conversation pieces and investments for the future.
Shows Type 1, 2, and 3 Gold dollar coins against a faded orange background

What You Need to Know About Gold $1 Liberty Head Coins

The first dollar coin used in the United States was minted in Gold in 1849. The Liberty Head Gold dollars were very small, only 13

What is Numismatics?

Numismatics helps us highlight the historical value and scientific approach to the coins we collect. This article focuses on the extended knowledge of numismatics, highlighting

Capped Bust Dimes

U.S. Mint Director Robert Patterson hired John Reich, a German immigrant, in March of 1807. Reich had been seeking employment at the Mint since 1801,

Capped Bust Half Dimes

There was a 23-year hiatus between the last Draped Bust Half Dime in 1805 and the first new Capped Bust Half Dime in 1829. The

Capped Bust Quarters

In 1800, John Reich came to America and applied for a job at the U.S. Mint. After being recommended for employment by President Jefferson in

World Coin Collecting for Beginners

No matter the theme of your specific world coin collection, the best advice that we can give you is to collect what YOU like!

US Coin Collecting for Beginners

So you would like to start a US coin collection but don’t know where to begin. We can provide some pointers that might help you.

Top 10 Collectible Animal Coins

Animals have been depicted on currency since money was first invented, and continue to appear in the artwork of highly collectible coins to this day.

How are Coin Designs Chosen for the America the Beautiful Coins?

The America the Beautiful program is a unique Silver bullion program created by the United States Mint. The ATB program will roll out all designs

What is a Reverse Proof Coin?

Proof coins, known for their polished appearance, with frosted devices and mirrored fields, are manufactured specifically for collectors. These coins are produced in relatively low

What does ATB mean?

ATB means or stands for "America the Beautiful" which are a Quarter Dollar series that captures the beauty and elegance of each of the fifty

How to Start a Coin Collection?

Throughout history, innumerable people have enjoyed collecting coins. If you're new to the hobby, start here.

How to Organize a Coin Collection?

The first step to organizing your coins is understanding what you have. Lay your collection out carefully and survey what’s in it.
Nothing is more Roman than the Colosseum. Of course coins were minted to celebrate it!
The Persian Empire was one of the largest empires in human history. So why is it so hard to find their coins?
Since 2009 the US Mint has produced several high relief coins with unique designs. See them here.
Prior to 1942, the U.S. Mint would sell examples of current Uncirculated coins to collectors who requested them. Between 1942 to 1946, two of each
Congress passed the “America’s Beautiful National Parks Act of 2008, which included circulating quarters highlighting our “sites of natural or historical significance”.
Have you ever wondered how currency is graded and what the grades for currency are? In this article, we’ll break down the PCGS and NGC
Error coins are appealing to certain collectors and they come in a wide variety of errors. Learn more about the basic errors that these collectors
Roman coins make both great conversation pieces and investments for the future.
The first dollar coin used in the United States was minted in Gold in 1849. The Liberty Head Gold dollars were very small, only 13
Numismatics helps us highlight the historical value and scientific approach to the coins we collect. This article focuses on the extended knowledge of numismatics, highlighting
U.S. Mint Director Robert Patterson hired John Reich, a German immigrant, in March of 1807. Reich had been seeking employment at the Mint since 1801,
There was a 23-year hiatus between the last Draped Bust Half Dime in 1805 and the first new Capped Bust Half Dime in 1829. The
In 1800, John Reich came to America and applied for a job at the U.S. Mint. After being recommended for employment by President Jefferson in
No matter the theme of your specific world coin collection, the best advice that we can give you is to collect what YOU like!
So you would like to start a US coin collection but don’t know where to begin. We can provide some pointers that might help you.
Animals have been depicted on currency since money was first invented, and continue to appear in the artwork of highly collectible coins to this day.
The America the Beautiful program is a unique Silver bullion program created by the United States Mint. The ATB program will roll out all designs
Proof coins, known for their polished appearance, with frosted devices and mirrored fields, are manufactured specifically for collectors. These coins are produced in relatively low
ATB means or stands for “America the Beautiful” which are a Quarter Dollar series that captures the beauty and elegance of each of the fifty
Throughout history, innumerable people have enjoyed collecting coins. If you’re new to the hobby, start here.
The first step to organizing your coins is understanding what you have. Lay your collection out carefully and survey what’s in it.

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What is Bullion?

Gold, Silver, Platinum, and Palladium all come in various forms and sizes to create a variety of options for investors and collectors.  

What Is an Eagle

Since the U.S. Mint’s American Eagle program began in 1986, Gold and Silver Eagles have remained a popular choice among both investors and collectors

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