Friday September 13, 2013
Coin collecting can be a lot of fun and profitable, if you do it right. Getting started is easy too. You can start collecting coins simply by sorting through your pocket change. Or you can build a collection of coins or bullion by buying them directly from dealers.
Monday August 26, 2013
In the early 1600’s, the Dutch had the largest merchant fleet in Europe. They worked closely with the Portuguese and were able to collect valuable maps and directions. This lead to the 1600’s becoming known as the “Golden Age” of Dutch history. The Dutch East India Company (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie or VOC, in Dutch) was established at the beginning of this time in 1602. They were one of the first multinational corporations and the first company to issue stock. Originally, it was set up to profit from the spice trade but, due to great success, it gained power including governmental support, the ability to wage war, coin money, and establish colonies.
Friday August 2, 2013
The set would include a $5 octagonal gold coin.
Saturday July 20, 2013
Visit the Museum Showcase during the WFM to look at one of the Class III 1804 silver dollars.
Thursday April 18, 2013
It's difficult to find information on the 1977-D, but this article sheds a little light on this exclusive and exciting variety.