With stories of people finding gold coins buried on their property and other coins setting a world record at auction, I thought I would have a little fun and publish the Top 10 Most Valuable Coins in the World. There are some coins that are unique and exist only in museums. Therefore a value cannot be placed on them and they are not included in my Top 10 list. Some coins have sold more than once at world record prices. Some of them made money for their owners and other ones lost money. See for yourself which coins hold a world record price.
Commemorative coins celebrating the semicentennial of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 are now available from the United States Mint, as authorized under Public Law 110-451. On Thursday, January 2, 2014, the US Mint starting accepting orders for two different coin collecting products honoring the anniversary with another "Tell Your Story Set" [click to continue…]
By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter…. Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. Last week I mentioned in my Numismatic Diary that David Schenkman was looking for information on Joseph Barnet. Below is the token and envelope that […]
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United States Mint introductory prices end in less than a week for U.S. Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coins. Their introductory sales period closes on Mar. 2 at 3 p.m. EST, when...
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While Eisenhower dollars were the last of the "big dollars", the coins made for circulation were copper-nickel clad and did not contain any silver. The last "big silver dollars" minted in the United States were the Peace dollars. This is a popular series to collect and more affordable than the Morgan silver dollars. Discover for yourself how to collect these beautiful coins in my coin collecting guides for Peace dollars.
Peace Dollar Collecting Guides:
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