Coin Collecting

  1. Augustus St. Gaudens: Master Coin Designer

    Augustus St. Gaudens: Master Coin Designer

     Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Early Life    Augustus St-Gaudens, the designer of some of the most beautiful gold…
  2. Coin Grading: What You Need to Know

    Coin Grading: What You Need to Know

    What is Coin Grading? Grading is a way of determining the physical condition of a coin. Coin grading is both an art…
  3. The Susan B. Anthony Dollar 40 Years After Its Debut

    The Susan B. Anthony Dollar 40 Years After Its Debut

    The story of modern U.S. dollar coins is mostly one of failure in terms of circulating issues and one of mixed results as a…
  4. Mints Around the World Are Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and the Moon Landing

    Mints Around the World Are Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and the Moon Landing

    July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the famous day in 1969 when Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped on to the…
  5. A Spotlight on the Royal Mint: Sovereigns, Britannias, and Beyond

    A Spotlight on the Royal Mint: Sovereigns, Britannias, and Beyond

    The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom is one of the world’s oldest and most important mints with over 1,100 years of…
  6. Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

    Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

    A Tangible Connection to the "Longest Day" In June 1940, Axis forces accomplished what their leader, Adolph Hitler,…

Latest News

  1. First-Ever Privy Marked Silver and Gold Eagles Mark 75th Anniversary of World War II

    First-Ever Privy Marked Silver and Gold Eagles Mark 75th Anniversary of World War II

    Collectors of American Silver Eagles and American Gold Eagles will soon see the release of exciting new versions of 2020-W…
  2. COVID-19 Causes Major Disruption in Precious Metals Market

    COVID-19 Causes Major Disruption in Precious Metals Market

    Unprecedented fluctuations in silver and gold demand and premiums have precious metal distributors trying to…
  3. Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin and Medal from the United States Mint

    Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin and Medal from the United States Mint

    On April 21, the United States Mint officially unveiled the designs for the 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial…
  4. Collecting Pre-1933 Gold Coins

    Collecting Pre-1933 Gold Coins

    During times of economic dislocation and massive stock market volatility, such as the present coronavirus crisis,…
  5. Security Features on Coins, Currency, and Bullion

    Security Features on Coins, Currency, and Bullion

    Counterfeits are as old as circulating coinage, currency, and the hobby of collecting them. Through the years,…
  6. Gold to Silver Ratio Reaches All-time High

    Gold to Silver Ratio Reaches All-time High

    The gold to silver price ratio has long been an essential part of global trade. In recent history, it has been a…

Collector Tips

  1. A Spotlight on the Royal Canadian Mint

    A Spotlight on the Royal Canadian Mint

    The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) is a fascinating institution whose history reflects the history of its nation. Formerly a…
  2. Unique Silver Bars and Silver Rounds to Grow Your Collection

    Unique Silver Bars and Silver Rounds to Grow Your Collection

    The most exceptional and noteworthy collections and silver bullion stacks have a unifying theme or concept that captures the…
  3. Coin Grading: What You Need to Know

    Coin Grading: What You Need to Know

    What is Coin Grading? Grading is a way of determining the physical condition of a coin. Coin grading is both an art…
  4. Royal Canadian Mint Releases First-Ever W-Mint Mark Burnished Silver Maple Leaf

    Royal Canadian Mint Releases First-Ever W-Mint Mark Burnished Silver Maple Leaf

    On December 9 the globally renowned Canadian Silver Maple Leaf began an exciting new chapter with the launch of…
  5. Collecting U.S. Coins by Type

    Collecting U.S. Coins by Type

    What is a Type Set? It is neither affordable, nor even possible on an unlimited budget to acquire one of every United…
  6. The Coca-Cola® Company: An American Success Story

    The Coca-Cola® Company: An American Success Story

    The Coca-Cola® Company: An American Success Story Coming up from humble beginnings in the late 19th century, Coca-Cola®…