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1933 Gold Double-Eagle

Well gather round, folks! It’s time to talk about one of the most intriguing and valuable coins in the history of the United States – the 1933 $20 Double-Eagle gold coin. You might be asking yourself, “What’s so special about this coin? It’s just a piece of metal with a pretty picture on it, right?”[…]

1909-s VDB Lincoln Cent

Greetings, fellow numismatists! Today, we’re going to dive into the fascinating history of the United States 1909 S VDB Lincoln cent, a coin that has captured the hearts of collectors for over a century. And if you’re wondering why we’re tackling such a specific topic, it’s because we believe that there’s no such thing as[…]

Silver War Nickels

Ok, gather round kiddos because today we’re gonna talk about the Jefferson Silver War Nickels. Now, I know what you’re thinking, “Aren’t nickels supposed to be made of, well, nickel?” And you would be right, my young friend. However, during World War II, nickel was in short supply, and the U.S. Mint had to get[…]

1943 Steel Cents

Are you interested in the fascinating history of the 1943 Steel Lincoln cents? Well it’s about time someone took an interest in the story of these little metal disks that caused quite the stir back in the day. First things first, let’s get some background on these penny oddities. In 1943, during the height of[…]

Gold Rush Coins

Greetings, fellow numismatists! Today, let’s delve into the fascinating world of California Fractional gold coins. These tiny but valuable pieces of history were minted during the California Gold Rush in the mid-19th century, and they continue to captivate collectors and enthusiasts to this day. But first, let’s go back in time to the Gold Rush[…]

Early Colonial Currency

Welcome, dear readers, to a delightfully informative and humor-infused exploration of colonial currency! Prepare yourselves for a wild ride through history as we delve into the peculiar world of early American money. From paper to shillings, this blog post will be a rollercoaster of knowledge with a generous sprinkle of chuckles along the way. The[…]

1785 Bar Cent

In the realm of coinage, there exists a peculiar little gem known as the bar cent. This unassuming piece of copper bears a simple design—a monogram of the USA on one side and 13 bars on the other. At first glance, you might mistake it for a token or trinket, but don’t let its unpretentious[…]

Spanish Pillar Dollar

Currency plays a crucial role in economic transactions, and throughout history, various forms of money have emerged. One such iconic currency is the Silver Spanish Pillar Dollar, often associated with the famous “pieces of eight.” In this blog post, we will delve into the history of the Silver Spanish Pillar Dollar and explore the fascinating[…]

Transitional Coins

The New Orleans Mint transitional coins refer to a series of United States coins that were minted at the New Orleans Mint during a period of transition in the mid-19th century. These coins are notable for their unique characteristics and historical significance. Here’s an overview of the New Orleans Mint transitional coins and some references[…]

Precious Metals

Precious metals have played a significant role in human history, serving as a form of currency, a symbol of wealth, and a store of value. Let’s take a journey through the history of precious metals, their uses, and their relevance in modern times, including investing in them. Ancient Times: Precious metals have been used by[…]

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