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Official Year of the Monkey 2016 coins in the Chinese Zodiac Series, recognized and issued by the People's Republic of China (PRC), are now available for sale at ModernCoinMart (MCM).
ModernCoinMart now carries the latest issue of their exclusive Big 5 Coin series, with the latest coin commemorating the Black Rhino! It has been certified by NGC as Proof 70, and the few left available at such a high grade are now available for purchase at MCM!
The 1906 Barber Design 1 oz. Silver Smithsonian Proof was issued by a privately held mint in 2009. This collector issue silver commemorative bears the designs of a man that took exception when a U.S. President – for the first time ever – took an active role in the design of U.S. coinage.
With 2016 being the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, what better way to celebrate than with U.S. issued America the Beautiful 5 oz. Silver National Park Quarters! These large coins have become immensely popular and certainly have a place in any U.S. Coin collection or bullion stack.
Have you ever wondered how the High Relief 1907 Double Eagle would have looked like if the final product was made according to what Augustus Saint-Gaudens originally envisioned? The answer lies in the 2016 Winged Liberty Proofs; highly collectible, collector issue 1 oz. high relief proof gold and silver commemoratives. I cover these fascinating gold and silver pieces and more in this article.
The Moon Festival is one of China's most important holidays. Like our own Thanksgiving holiday tradition, the Moon Festival celebrates family, blessings, and giving thanks. It's such an important event that China has agreed to honor the Moon Festival with the single largest commemorative Panda Proof ever. It's 2.2 POUNDS of 99.9% pure silver--a full 100 mm across, and available only from ModernCoinMart!
ModernCoinMart started out in 2004 as one of the first companies in the online bullion and modern coin market. While our focus was only those coins at the time, we have been growing to expand our selection to include vast amounts of Classic U.S. Coinage, U.S. Notes, and even a large number of ancient coins!
The British Royal Mint has issued their first 50 Pound Silver Britannia! Composed of 1 oz. of .999 fine silver, it features a much higher denomination than its silver value. This is a unique issue, that could very well start a trend with the Royal Mint on producing 1 oz. coins with high face values! It features a stunning design that was first seen on the 2014 Proof Silver Britannia. This item is already very popular - two-thirds of its total mintage is already sold at the Mint!
The Royal Canadian Mint has produced a dome-shaped coin; the first one ever produced by the esteemed Mint! It features an excellent design of the interior of the library of Parliament, that has excellent spacial perception that allows an accurate viewing of the building ceiling! With a limited mintage of only 6,000 coins, this issue will be hard to find!
Buying when the spot price of silver is low affords many benefits, including getting more for your money, a higher probability that the price of silver will go up, and an overall safer investment. In this article we discuss this, and many other aspects of buying silver.