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  • by PCGS
    By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ……   The Trade Dollars of 1873-1885 represent one of the more curious areas of American numismatics. Authorized by the Coinage Act of 1873, the Trade Dollar was struck for the purpose of facilitating export transactions with […]
  • by Blanchard and Company
    By Blanchard and Company, Inc ……   On a Sunday morning in 1865, a paddle steamer called Brother Jonathan departed Crescent City Harbor, California. The ship was the idea of Edward Mills from New York. His original aim was to create a […]
  • by CoinNews.net
    Gold, silver and palladium gained Monday, following their losses last week, while platinum finished modestly lower. Gold for December delivery moved up $5.30, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,911.70 an… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full […]
  • by CoinNews.net
    Precious metals futures mixed it up on Friday with gold and palladium ending lower and silver and platinum finishing higher. They all posted weekly losses, however, trimming or more than taking back… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website […]
  • by Richard Giedroyc
    Is it better to collect 1936 to 1942 proof coins by the set or by the individual coin? At one time, the proof set of 1936 to 1942 was the way to go, but today due to the hairsplitting grades … Continue […]
  • by Robert R. Van Ryzin
    This is the second part of a two-part feature on the earliest known showing of the 1913 Liberty Head nickel and the spread of the coin’s popularity. The first part explored the display of the nickel by former Mint employee … Continue […]
  • by Robert R. Van Ryzin
    By Robert R. Van Ryzin Editor’s Note: This is the first part of a two-part feature detailing newly uncovered information on the first showing of the 1913 Liberty Head nickel and the coin’s subsequent rise to the status of a … Continue […]