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Stacking precious metals like silver and gold is fun and, in some cases, can even prove quite valuable. Before placing your first order, you should be sure you understand how precious metal coins, bars, and rounds differ. Regardless of the metal they are struck from, the distinction can make all the difference in current value and future salability.
According to the Chinese calendar, 2017 begins The Year of the Rooster. Mints around the world have struck coins to commemorate this 4,500 year old tradition. Learn about The Year of the Rooster and find out what you can get at MCM.
Collectors have greeted a proposed series of $1 coins commemorating American Innovations from the U.S. Mint with a somewhat mixed reaction. Find out more, as we discuss what happened to $1 coins, what exactly the proposed $1 coins are, and why the reaction to the act has been mixed.
To be a successful precious metals stacker, it is crucial to have an accurate understanding of the many factors that influence the precious metals market. Though it is impossible to predict each major event that causes the market to fluctuate, it can be beneficial for both new and seasoned collectors to read though several of these shaping forces.
Few people have had as much of an influence on coinage and numismatics as Queen Elizabeth II. Her face has been present on the obverse of commonwealth coins all over the world for over 60 years. Explore the history and influence of her Majesty in numismatics.
The U.S. Mint made headlines all over the internet when they officially unveiled designs of their 225th Anniversary commemorative coin – the 2017 $100 1 oz. High Relief Proof Gold American Liberty. For the first time in the history of coinage, Lady Liberty was depicted with African-American ethnicity.
The Royal Mint announced a new series of bullion silver and gold coins in 2016, commemorating the ten Queen's Beasts statues created for Elizabeth II's coronation. Followed by a Proof version of the series launched in December 2016, these coins have become a worldwide hit with collectors and precious metal stackers around the globe!
Buried treasure is something that still exists today. Whether it is ancient Roman coins in Europe, Classic American coin in the U.S., or some other instance of accumulated wealth lost to time, coin hoards that have been found throughout the years can represent centuries of forgotten history.
2016 had some exciting releases. Take a look back at the biggest numismatic releases of the year, and see if there is anything you might still be interested in adding to your collection!
Coin shows have a long history of improving numismatics by bringing collectors together. Despite the large success with these shows, attendance has dropped in recent years. Find out why, and more importantly, how attending a coin show can benefit you.