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Monday March 3, 2014
The numismatic coin industry is much like many other industries in that certain coins fall in and out of favor over time; oftentimes for no particular reason. Changes can be subtle unless you closely follow the market, and without knowing, the value of your coins can be dramatically different than what you paid for them. While the collectible coin market has had its ups and downs over the years, the numismatic coin industry has had a strong run as of late, as we have experienced an asset based recovery thanks in large part to the Federal Reserve’s loose monetary policies. ...
Wednesday February 26, 2014
When you think of some of the more prominent U.S. mints that produced gold coins during the mid-1800’s, the Philadelphia, New Orleans and San Francisco mints come to mind, but some of the most coveted gold coins from this era were actually minted in a small mining town located in North Georgia. Dahlonega, Ga., was a branch of the U.S. Mint from 1838 – 1861 and was opened in response to the Georgia Gold Rush. ...
Tuesday February 25, 2014
The Saddle Ridge Treasure of over 1,400 gold coins, with an estimated value of $10 million will be on display for the first time at the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show in Atlanta this week.
Friday January 31, 2014
Attendees to the National Money Show in Atlanta will get to watch the minting process in action.
Timothy Grat and the Eureka Mint will be on hand to show how coins were minted between the Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution. The Eureka Mint demonstrations will begin with melting unleaded pewter and end with a finished token that attendees will be able to take home.
Thursday January 23, 2014
The 1852-Dated Adelaide Gold 5 Pound, graded MS 66 by NGC, will be featured in a London auction in March and is expected to set a new world record price for an Australian coin. It is one of only seven surviving examples and one of just two in private hands.