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On November 11, 1918 an agreement ending World War I was signed and went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. The U.S., Canada, and other countries pay tribute to the men and women who bravely fought in major military conflicts with a diverse range of commemorative coins.
The legacy of some of America’s best-known coins, including the Five Cent Indian Head (better known as the Buffalo Nickel) and the series that is based on it, the American Gold Buffalo, remain shrouded in mystery.
February 5, 2019 marks the Chinese New Year and also the start of the Year of the Pig. A variety of different Lunar-themed pieces have been issued by the world’s mints, including both bullion and commemorative coins in silver, gold, and other metals.
Fall is here. For most, tailgating, football, hockey, color tours, pumpkins, Halloween, and perhaps surprisingly, coin collecting all come to mind as the air becomes crisp and the leaves give us their brilliant annual show. Learn more about coins to consider as gifts or as seasonal additions to your collection to get you ready for this celebrated time of year at ModernCoinMart (MCM).
The United States Mint Proof Coins represent the finest coinage specimens produced in terms of overall quality and eye appeal. A proof coin is a specially made coin distinguished by sharpness of detail, usually with brilliant mirror-like surfaces.
Issued from 1921 to 1928 and again in 1934 and 1935, the Peace dollar, is one of the most popular classic American coins and about 187 million of them were produced. Many people collect Peace dollars – whether by date, mintmark, grade and condition rarity, among other approaches.
Without a doubt, one of this year’s numismatic highlights was the release of the newest addition to the menu of offerings from the U.S. Mint, the American Palladium Eagle coin; read further to find out why on ModernCoinMart.com.
The modern coin grading system started in 1949 with the Sheldon Scale, but what about the grading of ancient coins? Ancient coins are graded on a related scale, but adjectival terms are used instead of numeric grades. Read further to gain a better understanding of the grading of Ancient Coins!
The American Numismatic Association (ANA) held the biggest event of the numismatic year, running from August 14 - 18 at the Philadelphia Convention Center. Businesses, hobbyists, and experts gathered together to share, learn and collaborate about their favorite hobby: coin collecting.
In 2017, South Africa celebrated the 50th anniversary of the world’s first modern gold bullion coin, the famous Gold Krugerrand, with the new release of the first-ever Silver Krugerrand coin.