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There are four significant reverses and some minor variations on those reverses used on Philadelphia Mint-struck 1878 Morgan silver dollars that can present a challenge to coin collectors and Morgan enthusiasts alike, known as die varieties.
In 2021 the demand for precious metals, especially gold and silver, but also platinum and palladium, was generally strong across almost all sectors of the market, with the main exception of exchange-traded gold funds like GLD, which saw substantial outflows.
The name of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has been updated to Numismatic Guaranty Company™.
Discover the fascinating history behind some of the most famous gold rushes in history. From California to Australia, these gold rushes forever changed the landscape and the people who lived there. Read More!
David Ryder will assist AMS exclusively with developing marketing and educational content, creating new collectibles and entering new international markets for its brands GovMint.com, ModernCoinMart.com and LPM.hk.
July 20, 1969 was a day that changed the world when Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped off their lunar module and onto the surface of the moon. Learn more about the Apollo Commemorative Coins and Medals that honor this historic event.
February 12, 2021, marks the start of Chinese New Year celebrations throughout Asia and the beginning of the Year of the Ox.
The world will celebrate the birthday of the world’s most famous cartoon character on November 18 as Mickey Mouse turns 90. Mickey Mouse’s vast popularity was a major driver of the success of the Walt Disney Company, one of the great success stories in American economic history.
There are three different places where a discussion of presidents and U.S. coinage could start: with George Washington and Lady Liberty, with Thomas Jefferson and William McKinley, or with Abraham Lincoln. As we will see, a lot depends on what “circulating” means and what a “commemorative” is, and deciding what actually counts!
The United States Mint recently confirmed that all 1986 and 1987 bullion American Silver Eagles were struck at the fabled San Francisco Mint!