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- The gold to silver price ratio has long been an essential part of global trade. In recent history, it has been a crucial marker for precious metals collectors to determi ...Read more »
- Posted: March 10, 2020|On April 4, 2020, the United States Mint will launch its Basketball Hall of Fame commemorative coin program which is ...Read more »
- Posted: February 21, 2020|The United States Mint has announced that it will include the first-ever nickels struck at the ...Read more »
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- 2019 was an exciting year for coin collectors thanks to a mix of firsts from the United States Mint, commemorations of major anniversaries, and unique issues from abroad. Some of these coins are fascinating because of their numismatic significance, while others mark major historical events. A few even evoke powerful emotions from those who lived ...Read more »
- Posted: October 29, 2019|Towards the end of the summer of 2019, with little fanfare the United States Mint added a product to its product schedule, a second 2019-dated Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle following the one issued on July 3 as part of the U.S.-Canada ...Read more »
- Posted: August 26, 2019|New for 2020: The Royal Canadian Mint's Peace Dollar World War I was one of the bloodiest conflicts in human history. It also happened to be among the first wars that was brought home to those not on the frontlines through photos and videos. The entire world celebrated peace when it finally ended. The U.S Mint got in on the festivities with Anthony de Francisci’s Peace Dollar, which made its debut in 1921. 99 years later, Canada issued a Peace Dollar ...Read more »
- Posted: August 22, 2019|Many economists and historians could reasonably make the case that the history of the world is the history of money. From the debasement of currency in the Roman Empire to the rise of the ‘sound pound,’ money has played a central role in the rise and fall of countries throughout the world. It is little wonder, then, that those who are interested in coin collecting tend to have a deep interest in history. Important as money has been to world history, its value and who holds it, have been largely determined in war. The Babylonians, the Japanese, the Russians, and countless other civilizations built themselves largely on the backs of those whom they conquered, while the likes of the Iroquois and the Spartans continue to be remembered long after their peaks thanks to their ferocity. Warriors of History ...Read more »
- On August 15 the U.S. Mint will begin accepting orders for the latest products in its American Liberty series of $100, 1 oz. high relief gold coins and accompanying silver medals, which for the first time will also be struck in high-relief and have a weight of 2.5 ounces. Obverse The obverse design for both products features a left-facing profile of Liberty with flowing hair wearing a headdress with 13 ...Read more »