Buying or Selling a $5 Indian Head Gold Coin? What to Know

1909-O Indian Head $5 gold coin

Buying or Selling a $5 Indian Head Gold Coin? What to Know   Buying or selling a $5 Indian Head gold coin may sound like a straightforward transaction. That is, it might if you don’t know much about these gold half-eagle coins. If you are looking to learn more about other pre-1933 US minted coins, […]

4 Fascinating Facts about $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle Coins

Capped Bust 2.50 quarter eagle gold coin

4 Fascinating $2.50 Quarter Eagle Gold Coin Facts The gold quarter eagles minted between 1796 and 1839 are perhaps less well-known to the general public than later coins. Collectors, on the other hand, know and appreciate these $2.50 gold coins and seek to assemble sets and individual coins to add to their collections. Among these […]

How to Know if You’ve Received a Fair Price for Your Coin Collection

How to Know if You’ve Received a Fair Price for Your Coin Collection We’ve addressed many aspects of selling a coin collection over the years, but one topic that we’ve only briefly touched on is how to know if you’ve received a fair price for your coins. Just like with any field, you rely on experts, […]

7 Questions You’ve Wanted to Ask Your Coin Dealer

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7 Questions You’ve Wanted to Ask Your Coin Dealer Out of a list of possible professions that an individual may pursue, a coin dealer or numismatist is likely one that isn’t top of mind. It’s certainly a niche industry and one that many people aren’t familiar with, especially the inner workings. As a result, we […]

A Historical Look at Which Presidents Supported a Gold Coin Standard

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A Historical Look at Which Presidents Supported a Gold Coin Standard There was a time in the United States when money meant something real. The gold coin standard, based on the substantial intrinsic value of precious metals, meant that gold coins were exchanged for goods and services. Today, we rely on fiat currency, which has […]