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Our goal is to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the gold, silver and platinum markets, the latest coin news, exciting new coin inventory offerings and educational resources so that you can make a well informed decision with respect to buying or selling gold, silver, platinum, old or rare coins and bullion.

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Is Investing in Junk Silver a Good Idea?

For those unfamiliar with the bullion industry, the term junk silver can be misleading. It is only when collectors find out the value of junk silver coins that they discover there is actually nothing ‘junk’ about them. The term describes silver coins with little or no numi
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Is It Illegal to Melt U.S. Coins?

Many online debates have popped up over the legality of melting down U.S. coins. It is not illegal to melt, destroy, or modify any U.S. coins in the United States. However, as with any law, there are important details to consider before deciding to melt down coins. Pennies and Nickels
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History of the New Orleans Mint

Rare gold mint coins tell an incredible story about America’s history. Philadelphia adopted gold as the standard currency back in the 18th century. The early 19th century later saw Napoleon, Lewis, and Clark join the list of high profile individuals who conducted their trade using gol
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How Does the Economy Affect the Value of Gold?

Gold prices often reflect economic conditions around the world. When the global economy is healthy, with low unemployment and inflation, gold prices tend to plateau. However, during an economic downturn or an unexpected financial or economic collapse, gold is often one of the most rel
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Online Coin Auction Tips for First-Timers

Like any hobby or interest, collecting coins has a learning curve for new enthusiasts. For example, although online coin auctions are a rich source of interesting, rare, and potentially valuable coins, they pose challenges for those who haven’t used this method before. Before ju
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A Guide to Selling Coins Online

Whether you’ve been collecting for years and you’re looking for a way to make a few extra bucks or you’ve inherited a collection that you’re not sure what to do with, selling your coins online may be a good option. There’s no secret for success, and anyone may be able to sell coins on
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